1929 French Championships (tennis)

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1929 French Championships
Date:   26 May - 3 June
Edition:   34th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Clay
Location:   Paris (XVIe), France
Venue:   Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
France René Lacoste [1]
Women's Singles
United States Helen Wills Moody [2]
Men's Doubles
France René Lacoste / France Jean Borotra
Women's Doubles
Spain Lilí de Álvarez / Netherlands Kornelia Bouman
Mixed Doubles
United Kingdom Eileen Bennett Whittingstall / France Henri Cochet
French Championships
 < 1928 1930 > 

The 1929 French Championships (now known as the French Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay ourts at the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris, France. The tournament ran from 26 May until 3 June. It was the 34th staging of the French Championships and the second Grand Slam tournament of the year.

This was René Lacoste's final Grand Slam triumph; in the women's singles, Helen Wills Moody became the first American to win the singles event.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

France René Lacoste (FRA) defeated France Jean Borotra (FRA) 6–3, 2–6, 6–0, 2–6, 8–6

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Helen Wills Moody (USA) defeated France Simone Mathieu (FRA) 6–3, 6–4

Men's Doubles[edit]

France René Lacoste (FRA) / France Jean Borotra (FRA) defeated France Henri Cochet (FRA) / France Jacques Brugnon (FRA) 6–3, 3–6, 6–3, 3–6, 8–6

Women's Doubles[edit]

Spain Lilí Álvarez (ESP) / Netherlands Kornelia Bouman (NED) defeated South Africa Bobbie Heine (RSA) / South Africa Alida Neave (RSA) 7–5, 6–3

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Eileen Bennett Whittingstall (GBR) / France Henri Cochet (FRA) defeated United States Helen Wills Moody (USA) / United States Frank Hunter (USA) 6–3, 6–2


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1929 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1929 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1929 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1929 Wimbledon Championships