1936 French Championships (tennis)

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1936 French Championships
Date:   24 May - 1 June
Edition:   41st
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Clay
Location:   Paris (XVIe), France
Venue:   Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Germany Gottfried von Cramm [1]
Women's Singles
Germany Hilde Sperling [2]
Men's Doubles
France Jean Borotra / France Marcel Bernard
Women's Doubles
France Simone Mathieu / United Kingdom Billie Yorke
Mixed Doubles
United Kingdom Billie Yorke / France Marcel Bernard
French Championships
 < 1935 1937 > 

The 1936 French Championships (now known as the French Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris, France. The tournament ran from 24 May until 1 June. It was the 41st staging of the French Championships and the second Grand Slam tournament of the year.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Germany Gottfried von Cramm defeated United Kingdom Fred Perry 6–0, 2–6, 6–2, 2–6, 6–0


Women's Singles[edit]

Germany Hilde Sperling defeated France Simone Mathieu 6–3, 6–4


Men's Doubles[edit]

France Jean Borotra / France Marcel Bernard defeated United Kingdom Charles Tuckey / United Kingdom Pat Hughes 6–2, 3–6, 9–7, 6–1


Women's Doubles[edit]

France Simone Mathieu / United Kingdom Billie Yorke defeated United Kingdom Susan Noel / Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska 2–6, 6–4, 6–4


Mixed Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Billie Yorke / France Marcel Bernard defeated France Sylvie Jung Henrotin / France Martin Legeay 7–5, 6–8, 6–3


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1936 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1936 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1936 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1936 Wimbledon Championships