1937 French Championships (tennis)

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1937 French Championships
Date:   18 May - 30 May
Edition:   42nd
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Clay
Location:   Paris (XVIe), France
Venue:   Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Germany Henner Henkel [1]
Women's Singles
Germany Hilde Sperling [2]
Men's Doubles
Germany Gottfried von Cramm / Germany Henner Henkel
Women's Doubles
France Simone Mathieu / United Kingdom Billie Yorke
Mixed Doubles
France Simone Mathieu / France Yvon Petra
French Championships
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The 1937 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 18 May[3] until 30 May. It was the 42nd staging of the French Championships and the second Grand Slam tournament of the year.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Germany Henner Henkel defeated United Kingdom Bunny Austin 6–1, 6–4, 6–3


Women's Singles[edit]

Germany Hilde Sperling defeated France Simone Mathieu 6–2, 6–4


Men's Doubles[edit]

Germany Gottfried von Cramm / Germany Henner Henkel defeated South Africa Vernon Kirby / South Africa Norman Farquharson 6–4, 7–5, 3–6, 6–1


Women's Doubles[edit]

France Simone Mathieu / United Kingdom Billie Yorke defeated United States Dorothy Andrus / France Sylvie Jung Henrotin 3–6, 6–2, 6–2


Mixed Doubles[edit]

France Simone Mathieu / France Yvon Petra defeated Germany Marie Luise Horn / France Roland Journu 7–5, 7–5


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1937 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1937 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  3. ^ "Lawn Tennis—French Championships". The Times. 19 May 1937. Retrieved 8 July 2013. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1937 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1937 Wimbledon Championships