1931 French Championships (tennis)

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1931 French Championships
Date:   22 May - 31 May
Edition:   36th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Clay
Location:   Paris (XVIe), France
Venue:   Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
France Jean Borotra [1]
Women's Singles
Germany Cilly Aussem [2]
Men's Doubles
United States George Lott / United States John Van Ryn
Women's Doubles
United Kingdom Eileen Bennett Whittingstall / United Kingdom Betty Nuthall
Mixed Doubles
United Kingdom Betty Nuthall / South Africa Patrick Spence
French Championships
 < 1930 1932 > 

The 1931 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 22 May until 31 May. It was the 36th staging of the French Championships and the second Grand Slam tournament of the year.

This was Jean Borotra (one of the Four Musketeers) second and last singles win at his native Slam.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

France Jean Borotra (FRA) defeated France Christian Boussus (FRA) 2–6, 6–4, 7–5, 6–4


Women's Singles[edit]

Germany Cilly Aussem (GER) defeated United Kingdom Betty Nuthall (GBR) 8–6, 6–1


Men's Doubles[edit]

United States George Lott (USA) / United States John Van Ryn (USA) defeated South Africa Vernon Kirby (RSA) / South Africa Norman Farquharson (RSA) 6–4, 6–3, 6–4


Women's Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Eileen Bennett Whittingstall (GBR) / United Kingdom Betty Nuthall (GBR) defeated Germany Cilly Aussem (GER) / United States Elizabeth Ryan (USA) 9–7, 6–2


Mixed Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Betty Nuthall (GBR) / South Africa Patrick Spence (RSA) defeated United Kingdom Dorothy Shepherd Barron (GBR) / United Kingdom Bunny Austin (GBR) 6–3, 5–7, 6–3


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1931 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1931 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1931 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1931 Wimbledon Championships