1936 French Championships – Men's Singles

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1936 French Championships
Champion   Germany Gottfried von Cramm [1]
Runner-up   United Kingdom Fred Perry [1]
Final score   6–0, 2–6, 6–2, 2–6, 6–0
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
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French Championships
 < 1935 1937 > 

Gottfried von Cramm defeated Fred Perry 6–0, 2–6, 6–2, 2–6, 6–0 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1936 French Championships.

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Gottfried von Cramm is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. United Kingdom Fred J. Perry (Finalist)
  2. Germany Gottfried von Cramm (Champion)
  3. United Kingdom Bunny Austin (Quarterfinalist)
  4. France Christian Boussus (Semifinalist)
  5. Germany Henner Henkel (Third round)
  6. France Marcel Bernard (Semifinalist)
  7. France Bernard Destremau (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Republic of China (1912–49) Kho Sin-Kie (Fourth round)
  1. Germany Kai Lund (Third round)
  2. United Kingdom Frank Herbert David Wilde (Second round)
  3. Kingdom of Yugoslavia Dragutin Mitić (First round)
  4. United Kingdom Charles Edgar Hare (Fourth round)
  5. Poland Adam Baworowski (Fourth round)
  6. Austria Georg Von Metaxa (Third round)
  7. France Jacques Brugnon (Second round)
  8. France André Martin-Legeay (Fourth round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  United Kingdom Fred Perry 9 6 4 6    
 Switzerland Boris Maneff 7 3 6 3    
  1  United Kingdom Fred Perry 6 7 5 6    
  4  France Christian Boussus 4 5 7 2    
4  France Christian Boussus 1 6 7 1 6
   France André Merlin 6 3 5 6 1  
    1  United Kingdom Fred Perry 0 6 2 6 0
  2  Germany Gottfried von Cramm 6 2 6 2 6
  6  France Marcel Bernard 4 1        
3  United Kingdom Bunny Austin 6 0 r      
6  France Marcel Bernard 5 1 1    
  2  Germany Gottfried von Cramm 7 6 6      
7  France Bernard Destremau 3 2 4    
  2  Germany Gottfried von Cramm 6 6 6      

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1  United Kingdom Perry 7 8 9      
     France George 5 6 7      
      1  United Kingdom Perry 6 6 6      
       France Terrier 0 4 4      
     United Kingdom Hadingham 2 1 1    
     France Terrier 6 6 6      
      1  United Kingdom Perry 6 6 0 6  
      16  France Martin-Legeay 2 3 6 3  
    16  France Martin-Legeay 3 6 6 6    
     United States Robertson 6 1 0 0    
      16  France Martin-Legeay 6 6 6    
       France Goldryn 2 0 2      
     France Goldryn          
     Czechoslovakia Siba            
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     France Lesueur 7 3 1 7 4  
    8  Republic of China (1912–49) Kho 5 6 6 5 6  
      8  Republic of China (1912–49) Kho 6 6 6      
       Canada Murray 2 3 4      
     Canada Murray          
     Kingdom of Yugoslavia Punčec            
      8  Republic of China (1912–49) Kho 5 3 7 6 4
       Switzerland Maneff 7 6 5 2 6
    9  Germany Lund 6 0 6 6    
     France Vieillard 1 6 3 4    
      9  Germany Lund 3 6 6 1 2
       Switzerland Maneff 6 0 4 6 6  
     France Rimet 1 6 1 6 2
     Switzerland Maneff 6 4 6 4 6  
 

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    4  France Boussus 6 6 6      
     Ritossa 3 1 3      
      4  France Boussus 6 8 6      
       Argentina Zappa 1 6 3      
     Argentina Zappa 8 6 8 6  
     Monaco Galeppe 10 2 6 1    
      4  France Boussus 4 6 6 6  
      13  Poland Baworowski 6 4 0 4  
    13  Poland Baworowski 7 8 6      
     France Weiss 5 6 4      
      13  Poland Baworowski 6 6 6    
       France Sanglier 3 1 0      
     Hebda          
     France Sanglier            
 

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    5  Germany Henkel 6 6 6      
     France Merlin 0 1 1      
      5  Germany Henkel 5 4 6 6    
       France Merlin 7 6 2 8    
     France Berthet 6 4 1 4  
 France Merlin 8 6 6 6        France Merlin 3 6 6 6    
 Denmark Sperling 10 0 1 2          France Merlin 6 5 6 6  
12  United Kingdom Hare 7 6 6           12  United Kingdom Hare 3 7 3 4  
 France Gentien 5 0 2         12  United Kingdom Hare 6 6 3 6 6  
 France Chevallier 2 4 4          Kingdom of Yugoslavia Kukuljević 3 8 6 3 4  
 Kingdom of Yugoslavia Kukuljević 6 6 6           12  United Kingdom Hare 4 3 7 6 8
 France Glasser 5 6 3 2          Switzerland Fisher 6 6 5 2 6  
 Belgium Geelhand De Merxem 7 4 6 6        Belgium Geelhand De Merxem 0 2 2    
 France Petra 6 3 0 1        Switzerland Fisher 6 6 6      
 Switzerland Fisher 2 6 6 6    

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 France Journu 7 8 6 6    
11  Kingdom of Yugoslavia Mitić 5 10 4 1        France Journu 6 7 6      
 United Kingdom Lowe 7 0 2 1        France Goldschmidt 4 5 4      
 France Goldschmidt 5 6 6 6          France Journu 4 6 1 6 6  
 Greece Nicolaides 1 5 6 1          France Landry 6 3 6 4 4  
 France Landry 6 7 1 6        France Landry 2 6 4 7 6
 France Jamain 6 6 6          France Jamain 6 2 6 5 0  
 Switzerland Ellmer 1 4 3            France Journu 2 6 6 9 7
 France Pellizza 6 9 6           6  France Bernard 6 3 2 11 9
 Monaco Landau 2 7 3          France Pellizza 6 6 6      
 France Troncin                France Troncin 4 2 1      
 Poland Tloczynski                  France Pellizza 5 1 0    
      6  France Bernard 7 6 6      
     Le Hun Ly          
    6  France Bernard            
 

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     Wait 1 3 1      
     France Feret 6 6 6      
       France Feret 6 6 6      
      14  Austria Von Metaxa 3 1 0      
     France Langanay 6 3 7 1 2
    14  Austria Von Metaxa 4 6 5 6 6  
       France Feret 6 2 5 6 2
      3  United Kingdom Austin 3 6 7 1 6
     United Kingdom Witt 1 0 0 r    
     Argentina Del Castillo 6 6 1      
       Argentina Del Castillo 7 1 2    
      3  United Kingdom Austin 9 6 6      
     France Du Plaix          
    3  United Kingdom Austin            
 

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     France Bolelli            
     Czechoslovakia Malacek            
       France Bolelli 7 1 1 3    
       France Rodel 5 6 6 6    
     France Rodel 6 6 3 6  
    10  United Kingdom Wilde 1 3 6 4    
       France Rodel 4 2 5    
      7  France Destremau 6 6 7    
     France Billaudot 5 3 1      
     Belgium Van Den Eynde 7 6 6      
       Belgium Van Den Eynde 4 1 5    
      7  France Destremau 6 6 7      
     Patterson 2 1 0    
    7  France Destremau 6 6 6      
 

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     France Lecointre            
     Kingdom of Yugoslavia Pallada            
       France Lecointre 5 4 5      
       Greece Stalios 7 6 7      
    15  France Brugnon          
     Greece Stalios            
       Greece Stalios 3 1 2    
      2  Germany von Cramm 6 6 6    
     Switzerland Steiner 3 6 3 6 6  
     France Chevalier 6 2 6 2 1  
       Switzerland Steiner 0 0 1    
      2  Germany von Cramm 6 6 6      
     Switzerland Mercier-Odier 1 4 3    
    2  Germany von Cramm 6 6 6      
 

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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