1951 French Championships (tennis)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1951 French Championships
Date:   23 May - 3 June
Edition:   50th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Clay
Location:   Paris (XVIe), France
Venue:   Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Kingdom of Egypt Jaroslav Drobný [1]
Women's Singles
United States Shirley Fry [2]
Men's Doubles
Australia Ken McGregor / Australia Frank Sedgman
Women's Doubles
United States Doris Hart / United States Shirley Fry
Mixed Doubles
United States Doris Hart / Australia Frank Sedgman
French Championships
 < 1950 1952 > 

The 1951 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 23 May until 3 June. It was the 50th staging of the French Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1951.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Kingdom of Egypt Jaroslav Drobný defeated South Africa Eric Sturgess 6–3, 6–3, 6–3


Women's Singles[edit]

United States Shirley Fry defeated United States Doris Hart 6–3, 3–6, 6–3


Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Ken McGregor / Australia Frank Sedgman defeated United States Gardnar Mulloy / United States Dick Savitt 6–2, 2–6, 9–7, 7–5


Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Doris Hart / United States Shirley Fry defeated South Africa Beryl Barlett / United States Barbara Scofield 10–8, 6–3


Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Doris Hart / Australia Frank Sedgman defeated Australia Thelma Coyne Long / Australia Mervyn Rose 7–5, 6–2


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1951 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1951 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1951 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1951 Wimbledon Championships