1929 French Championships – Men's Singles

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1929 French Championships
Champion   France René Lacoste [1]
Runner-up   France Jean Borotra [1]
Final score   5–7, 6–3, 6–1, 6–3
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
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French Championships
 < 1928 1930 > 

René Lacoste defeated Jean Borotra 6–3, 2–6, 6–0, 2–6, 8–6 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1929 French Championships.

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. René Lacoste is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. France Henri Cochet (Semifinalist)
  2. France René Lacoste (Champion)
  3. United States Bill Tilden (Semifinalist)
  4. France Jean Borotra (Finalist)
  5. United States Frank Hunter (Quarterfinalist)
  6. Italy Umberto L. De Morpurgo (Quarterfinalist)
  7. United Kingdom Bunny Austin (Third round)
  8. United Kingdom J. Colin Gregory (Fourth round)
  1. France Jacques Brugnon (Quarterfinalist)
  2. Hungary Béla Von Kehrling (Quarterfinalist)
  3. South Africa Louis Raymond (First round)
  4. Italy Giorgio de Stefani (First round)
  5. France Christian Boussus (Fourth round)
  6. France René De Buzelet (Second round)
  7. Germany Daniel Prenn (Third round)
  8. Germany Hans Moldenhauer (Fourth round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  France Henri Cochet 7 4 6 7    
9  France Jacques Brugnon 5 6 4 5    
  1  France Henri Cochet 3 7 5 7 4  
  4  France Jean Borotra 6 5 7 5 6  
4  France Jean Borotra 6 10 4 8 6
  5  United States Frank Hunter 8 8 6 6 1  
    4  France Jean Borotra 3 6 0 6 6
  2  France René Lacoste 6 2 6 2 8
  6  Italy Umberto L. De Morpurgo 11 6 1 2 6  
3  United States Bill Tilden 9 3 6 6 8  
3  United States Bill Tilden 1 0 7 3  
  2  France René Lacoste 6 6 5 6    
10  Hungary Béla Von Kehrling 6 6 0 3  
  2  France René Lacoste 8 1 6 6    

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1  France Cochet 6 6 6      
     Egypt Zahar 1 2 3      
      1  France Cochet 6 6 2 5 6  
       France Grandguillot 1 1 6 7 0  
     France Grandguillot 3 6 7 6  
     Czechoslovakia Menzel 6 0 5 0    
      1  France Cochet 7 6 7    
      16  Germany Moldenhauer 5 4 5    
    16  Germany Moldenhauer            
     Chile Torralva-Ponsa            
      16  Germany Moldenhauer 6 6 6    
       France Gentien 2 2 2      
     France Deniau 3 2 2    
     France Gentien 6 6 6      
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    8  United Kingdom Gregory 6 6 6      
     Landauer 0 1 3      
      8  United Kingdom Gregory 4 6 6 7    
       Switzerland Aeschliman 6 0 0 5    
     Switzerland Aeschliman 7 6 6    
     Rawlins 5 2 2      
      8  United Kingdom Gregory 2 7 4 3  
      9  France Brugnon 6 5 6 6  
    9  France Brugnon 6 6 6 6    
     Italy Chiesa 1 8 4 1    
      9  France Brugnon 8 6 8    
       Germany Kleinschroth 6 4 6      
     Switzerland Ernst 1 5 0    
     Germany Kleinschroth 6 7 6      
 

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    4  France Borotra 7 8 6      
     Chile Torralva-Ponsa 5 6 2      
      4  France Borotra 6 6 3 6    
       Monaco Landau 4 2 6 4    
     Monaco Landau 6 6 6    
     Rebois 2 1 0      
      4  France Borotra 6 4 6 6  
      13  France Boussus 3 6 4 2  
    13  France Boussus 6 6 6      
     Belgium De Borman 3 3 2      
      13  France Boussus 6 4 6 6  
       France Glasser 2 6 2 1    
     Siedoff 0 6 2 3  
 France Glasser                France Glasser 6 3 6 6    
 Austria Salm            

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 United States Hunter 6 6 6
Italy Del Bono 1 4 0 5 United States Hunter 6 7 6
Germany Kuhlmann France Danet 0 5 3
France Danet 5 United States Hunter
Czechoslovakia Malacek 6 7 6 Czechoslovakia Malacek
France Combemale 3 5 4 Czechoslovakia Malacek 6 5 6 6
South Africa Malcolm Monaco Galeppe 2 7 2 3
Monaco Galeppe 5 United States Hunter 6 2 6 6
12 Italy de Stefani Austria Matejka 0 6 1 4
France Bernard France Bernard 6 6 6
France Joba 6 4 3 6 2 Norway Nielsen 3 1 3
Norway Nielsen 1 6 6 1 6 France Bernard 2 7 10 2 3
Austria Matejka Austria Matejka 6 5 8 6 6
Switzerland Chiesa Austria Matejka 6 1 6 1 6
France Berthet 2 6 6 6 France Berthet 2 6 1 6 3
India Fyzee 6 2 0 2

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
France Reynaud
France Guillemot France Guillemot 4 4 3
France Borotra 3 5 6 6 5 Austria Artens 6 6 6
Austria Artens 6 7 4 3 7 Austria Artens 6 6 0 2 6
Republic of Ireland Rogers Lyttelton Denmark Rasmussen 2 2 6 6 1
Denmark Rasmussen Denmark Rasmussen 4 6 6 2 6
France Augustin France Augustin 6 4 1 6 0
11 South Africa Raymond Austria Artens 1 3 1
France Piel 6 6 7 6 Italy De Morpurgo 6 6 6
United Kingdom Horn 3 4 5 France Piel
Italy Bonzi 6 6 6 Italy Bonzi
France Cousin 3 3 1 Italy Bonzi 3 1 1
Greece Zerlendis 3 3 6 4 6 Italy De Morpurgo 6 6 6
France George 6 6 0 6 France George 1 1 3
France Rodel 4 0 6 1 6 Italy De Morpurgo 6 6 6
6 Italy De Morpurgo 6 6 4 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 Greece Zafiropoulo 3 1 2      
 Armenia Aslangul 6 6 6          Armenia Aslangul 9 1 1 6 5  
 United States Coen                United States Coen 7 6 6 4 7  
 France Bonte                  United States Coen 2 8 6 6    
       United Kingdom Collins 6 6 2 0    
     United Kingdom Collins          
    14  France De Buzelet            
       United States Coen 6 7 3 1 0
      3  United States Tilden 2 5 6 6 6
     United Kingdom Olliff 9 6 3 3 1  
     France Du Plaix 7 2 6 6 6  
       France Du Plaix 3 4 0    
      3  United States Tilden 6 6 6      
     Germany Wetzel 1 1 1    
    3  United States Tilden 6 6 6      
 

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     Covington 3 1 6      
     France Magaloff 6 6 8      
       France Magaloff 2 3 6 1    
       Netherlands Timmer 6 6 1 6    
     France Thurneyssen 3 4 3    
     Netherlands Timmer 6 6 6      
       Netherlands Timmer 6 1 0 2  
      10  Hungary Von Kehrling 4 6 6 6  
     France Martin-Legeay 1 4 1      
    10  Hungary Von Kehrling 6 6 6      
      10  Hungary Von Kehrling 4 6 2 6 7
      7  United Kingdom Austin 6 1 6 3 5  
     Espagnol 0 0 0    
    7  United Kingdom Austin 6 6 6      
 

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     France Feret 3 6 6 6    
     Italy Serventi 6 3 0 0    
       France Feret            
      15  Germany Prenn            
     France Samazeuilh 4 2 0 r  
    15  Germany Prenn 6 6 2      
       France Feret 1 6 2 2  
      2  France Lacoste 6 4 6 6  
     Romania Mishu 6 8 0 1 r  
     Dannon 2 6 6 2    
       Dannon 2 0 0    
      2  France Lacoste 6 6 6      
     New Zealand Andrews          
    2  France Lacoste            
 

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 386. ISBN 978-0942257700. 

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