1939 French Championships – Men's Singles

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1939 French Championships
Champion   United States Don McNeill[1]
Runner-up   United States Bobby Riggs[1]
Final score   6–3, 6–2, 6–4
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
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French Championships
 < 1938 1946 > 

Don McNeill defeated Bobby Riggs 7–5, 6–0, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1939 French Championships.

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Don McNeill is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. United States Bobby Riggs (Finalist)
  2. Kingdom of Yugoslavia Franjo Punčec (Quarterfinalist)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  United States Bobby Riggs 6 2 8 7    
 Poland Ignacy Tłoczyński 2 6 6 5    
  1  United States Bobby Riggs 6 6 6      
   Hungary Ottó Szigeti 3 0 4      
 Hungary Ottó Szigeti 7 1 2 7 6
   France Christian Boussus 5 6 6 5 4  
    1  United States Bobby Riggs 5 0 3    
   United States Don McNeill 7 6 6    
   United States Elwood Cooke 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Henry Billington 4 4 1      
 United States Elwood Cooke 2 5 9 2  
   United States Don McNeill 6 7 7 6    
 United States Don McNeill 6 1 6 6  
  2  Kingdom of Yugoslavia Franjo Punčec 4 6 3 1    

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States Riggs 6 8 6 6
France Journu 4 10 4 2 1 United States Riggs 6 3 6 6
France Terrier 3 5 3 United Kingdom Shayes 4 6 3 3
United Kingdom Shayes 6 7 6 1 United States Riggs 6 6 6 8
France Pellizza France Combemale 8 4 4 6
Belgium Mouvet Belgium Mouvet 4 1 4
Belgium De Borman 8 8 1 France Combemale 6 6 6
France Combemale 10 10 6 1 United States Riggs 6 2 8 7
Kingdom of Yugoslavia Mitić 1 6 7 6 Poland Tłoczyński 2 6 6 5
France Bolelli 6 3 5 1 Kingdom of Yugoslavia Mitić 7 6 6
France Billaudot 6 6 2 3 3 France Langanay 5 1 3
France Langanay 3 3 6 6 6 Kingdom of Yugoslavia Mitić 0 4 6 0
Poland Tłoczyński 6 6 6 Poland Tłoczyński 6 6 2 6
Robinson 2 3 4 Poland Tłoczyński 4 6 6 10
Netherlands Van Swol 6 3 6 4 6 France Abdesselam 6 4 0 8
France Abdesselam 4 6 3 6 8

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Hungary Szigeti 6 6 6 6
United Kingdom Wilde 8 1 3 2 Hungary Szigeti 6 6 6
France Sanglier 2 2 6 1 France Jaquemet 2 4 4
France Jaquemet 6 6 3 6 Hungary Szigeti 3 6 4 6 6
France Feret 7 6 6 6 France Feret 6 3 6 4 1
United States Robertson 9 2 2 3 France Feret 6 6 6
France Lesueur 6 4 2 Belgium Geelhand De Merxem 2 2 2
Belgium Geelhand De Merxem 8 6 6 Hungary Szigeti 7 1 2 7 6
France Glasser 3 6 4 3 France Boussus 5 6 6 5 4
Republic of Ireland Rogers Lyttelton 6 3 6 6 Republic of Ireland Rogers Lyttelton 6 6 6
France Lecointre 1 1 3 Kingdom of Yugoslavia Pallada 4 3 0
Kingdom of Yugoslavia Pallada 6 6 6 Republic of Ireland Rogers Lyttelton 7 3 2
United States Harris 9 0 2 France Boussus 9 6 6
France Boussus 11 6 6 France Boussus 11 6 6
United States Smith 3 4 6 6 France Dessair 9 0 2
France Dessair 6 6 2 8

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 France Rodel 9 2 1 4    
 France Gentien 7 6 6 6        France Gentien 0 7 3      
     United States Cooke 6 9 6      
       United States Cooke 6 2        
       Kingdom of Yugoslavia Kukuljević 1 1 r      
     France Catteau 7 6 6 3 0
 France Rimet 2 1 4          Kingdom of Yugoslavia Kukuljević 9 2 4 6 6  
 Kingdom of Yugoslavia Kukuljević 6 6 6            United States Cooke 6 6 6    
       United Kingdom Billington 4 4 1    
     Belgium Van Den Eynde 2 4 6 6 8  
 France Bonte 0 3 3          United Kingdom Billington 6 6 2 4 10  
 United Kingdom Billington 6 6 6            United Kingdom Billington 4 6 3 7 6
       Hungary Asbóth 6 4 6 5 3  
     Monaco Galeppe 1 4 1    
     Hungary Asbóth 6 6 6      
 

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 France Pellizza 6 1 3      
 France Destremau 8 6 6          France Destremau 9 9 6      
 Argentina Hauser 0 0 2          France Brugnon 7 7 0      
 France Brugnon 6 6 6            France Destremau 2 6 3 6 2  
 Poland Baworowski 6 1 5 1          United States McNeill 6 1 6 4 6  
 United States McNeill 2 6 7 6        United States McNeill 6 6 6    
 France Chevallier 6 1 2 0        France Jamain 2 1 0      
 France Jamain 3 6 6 6          United States McNeill 6 1 6 6  
      2  Kingdom of Yugoslavia Punčec 4 6 3 1  
     Belgium Lacroix 2 11 3 0    
     Hungary Gábory 6 9 6 6    
       Hungary Gábory 4 3 2    
      2  Kingdom of Yugoslavia Punčec 6 6 6      
     United Kingdom Hare 2 5 4    
    2  Kingdom of Yugoslavia Punčec 6 7 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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