1939 French Championships (tennis)

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1939 French Championships
Date:   8 June - 17 June
Edition:   44th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Clay
Location:   Paris (XVIe), France
Venue:   Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Don McNeill [1]
Women's Singles
France Simone Mathieu [2]
Men's Doubles
United States Don McNeill / United States Charles Harris
Women's Doubles
France Simone Mathieu / Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska
Mixed Doubles
United States Sarah Palfrey / United States Elwood Cooke
French Championships
 < 1938 1946 > 

The 1939 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 8 June until 17 June. It was the 44th staging of the French Championships and the last one held before a six-year hiatus due to World War II. It was the second of four Grand Slam tennis events of the year.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Don McNeill defeated United States Bobby Riggs 7–5, 6–0, 6–3


Women's Singles[edit]

France Simone Mathieu defeated Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska 6–3, 8–6


Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Don McNeill / United States Charles Harris defeated France Jean Borotra / France Jacques Brugnon 4–6, 6–4, 6–0, 2–6, 10–8


Women's Doubles[edit]

France Simone Mathieu / Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska defeated Kingdom of Yugoslavia Alice Florian / Kingdom of Yugoslavia Hella Kovac 7–5, 7–5


Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Sarah Palfrey / United States Elwood Cooke defeated France Simone Mathieu / Kingdom of Yugoslavia Franjo Kukuljević 4–6, 6–1, 7–5


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1939 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1939 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1939 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1939 Wimbledon Championships