1948 French Championships (tennis)

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1948 French Championships
Date 19 May – 29 May
Edition 47th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Clay
Location Paris (XVIe), France
Venue Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Frank Parker [1]
Women's Singles
France Nelly Landry [2]
Men's Doubles
Sweden Lennart Bergelin / Egypt Jaroslav Drobný
Women's Doubles
United States Doris Hart / United States Pat Canning Todd
Mixed Doubles
United States Pat Canning Todd / Egypt Jaroslav Drobný
French Championships
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The 1948 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 19 May until 29 May. It was the 47th staging of the French Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1948.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Frank Parker defeated Egypt Jaroslav Drobný 6–4, 7–5, 5–7, 8–6


Women's Singles[edit]

France Nelly Landry defeated United States Shirley Fry 6–2, 0–6, 6–0


Men's Doubles[edit]

Sweden Lennart Bergelin / Egypt Jaroslav Drobný defeated Australia Harry Hopman / Australia Frank Sedgman 8–6, 6–1, 12–10


Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Doris Hart / United States Pat Canning Todd defeated United States Shirley Fry / United States Mary Arnold Prentiss 6–4, 6–2


Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Pat Canning Todd / Egypt Jaroslav Drobný defeated United States Doris Hart / Australia Frank Sedgman 6–3, 3–6, 6–3


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1948 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1948 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1948 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1948 Wimbledon Championships