1952 French Championships – Men's Singles

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1952 French Championships
Champion   Egypt Jaroslav Drobný
Runner-up   Australia Frank Sedgman
Final score   6–2, 6–0, 3–6, 6–4
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
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 < 1951 1953 > 

Jaroslav Drobný defeated Frank Sedgman 6–2, 6–0, 3–6, 6–4 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1952 French Championships.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Egypt Jaroslav Drobný (Champion)
  2. Australia Frank Sedgman (Finalist)
  3. United States Dick Savitt (Quarterfinalist)
  4. Australia Kenneth McGregor (Semifinalist)
  5. United States Tony Trabert (Fourth round)
  6. South Africa Eric Sturgess (Semifinalist)
  7. United States Budge Patty (Quarterfinalist)
  8. United States Gardnar Mulloy (Quarterfinalist)
  1. Australia Mervyn Rose (Fourth round)
  2. Italy Rolando Del Bello (Fourth round)
  3. United States Ham Richardson (Fourth round)
  4. Philippines Felicisimo Ampon (Quarterfinalist)
  5. Italy Giovanni Cucelli (Fourth round)
  6. United States Irvin Dorfman (Fourth round)
  7. Argentina Enrique Morea (Second round)
  8. United States Grant Golden (Second round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  Egypt Jaroslav Drobný 6 6 6      
8  United States Gardnar Mulloy 1 2 2      
  1  Egypt Jaroslav Drobný 6 6 4 6    
  4  Australia Kenneth McGregor 3 0 6 3    
4  Australia Kenneth McGregor 6 6 6    
  12  Philippines Felicisimo Ampon 1 1 2      
    1  Egypt Jaroslav Drobný 6 6 3 6  
  2  Australia Frank Sedgman 2 0 6 4  
  6  South Africa Eric Sturgess 6 6 4 8 6  
3  United States Dick Savitt 2 8 6 6 3  
6  South Africa Eric Sturgess 5 2 6    
  2  Australia Frank Sedgman 7 6 8      
7  United States Budge Patty 4 2 2    
  2  Australia Frank Sedgman 6 6 6      

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1  Egypt Drobný            
     Italy Scribani            
      1  Egypt Drobný 6 6 6      
       France Delhomme 0 1 0      
     France Delhomme 6 6 6    
     United States Wilder 2 4 2      
      1  Egypt Drobný 6 6 6    
       Italy Gardini 3 2 1    
    16  United States Golden 4 6 6 2 3  
     United Kingdom Mottram 6 4 3 6 6  
       United Kingdom Mottram 4 4 2    
       Italy Gardini 6 6 6      
     Italy Gardini 6 6 2 2 6
 Brazil Saller 1 4 1          Australia Rosewall 2 4 6 6 2  
 Australia Rosewall 6 6 6      

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 United States Mulloy 6 6 6
France Grandet 4 0 1 8 United States Mulloy 6 7 6
Italy Del Bello 6 6 9 Italy Del Bello 3 5 4
Switzerland Buser 3 2 7 8 United States Mulloy 6 8 7
Belgium Mezzi France Abdesselam 4 6 5
France Jauffret w/o Belgium Mezzi 4 3 4
France Abdesselam 6 6 6 France Abdesselam 6 6 6
France Lemasson 3 3 3 8 United States Mulloy 6 6 8 6
Sweden Blonquist 0 11 4 9 Australia Rose 3 1 6 4
South Africa Norgarb 6 13 6 South Africa Norgarb 2 3 3
France Iemetti 3 3 3 Argentina Russell 6 6 6
Argentina Russell 6 6 6 Argentina Russell 0 2 4
France Berthet 6 3 1 9 Australia Rose 6 6 6
9 Australia Rose 8 6 6 9 Australia Rose 6 6 6
France Ducos De La Haille Egypt Ismail 2 3 3
Egypt Ismail

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 Australia McGregor 6 6 6
France Laval 2 2 2 4 Australia McGregor 6 6 6
Spain Olozaga 6 4 2 4 France Nys 3 0 4
France Nys 4 6 6 6 4 Australia McGregor 7 7 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Branovic 6 6 6 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Branovic 5 5 4
Brazil Vieira 2 3 3 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Branovic 6 1 6 6
West Germany Buchholz 6 3 9 5 France De Kermadec 0 6 2 1
France De Kermadec 8 6 7 7 4 Australia McGregor 4 6 6 6
United States Clark 7 6 7 13 Italy Cucelli 6 1 2 3
France Weiss 5 3 5 United States Clark 6 6 6
France Molinari 6 6 6 France Molinari 0 4 4
Switzerland Blondel 3 1 3 United States Clark 6 2 5 4
Chile Balbiers 6 6 6 13 Italy Cucelli 0 6 7 6
United Kingdom Anderson 2 1 3 Chile Balbiers 6 2 3 2
France Chatrier 0 2 2 13 Italy Cucelli 4 6 6 6
13 Italy Cucelli 6 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 United States Trabert 6 6 6
France Becker 2 2 2 5 United States Trabert 6 6 6
France Malosse France Malosse 1 1 1
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Pallada 5 United States Trabert 6 6 7
Germany Gopfert 10 2 4 0 South Africa Williams 4 1 5
South Africa Williams 8 6 6 6 South Africa Williams 6 4 6 6
Switzerland Spitzer 6 7 6 Switzerland Spitzer 4 6 2 3
Argentina Soriano 2 5 2 5 United States Trabert 5 1 1
Sweden Fornstedt 6 6 6 12 Philippines Ampon 7 6 6
France Pinart 0 2 3 Sweden Fornstedt 5 3 4
France Destremau 6 6 6 France Destremau 7 6 6
Uruguay Argon 3 4 3 France Destremau 7 3 9 3 5
France Jalabert 2 3 2 12 Philippines Ampon 5 6 7 6 7
12 Philippines Ampon 6 6 6 12 Philippines Ampon 6 6 5 1 6
Poland Skonecki 6 6 6 Poland Skonecki 4 1 7 6 1
Netherlands Van Meegeren 4 1 3

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Egypt El Shafei
France Pellizza France Pellizza 4 1 3
11 United States Richardson 6 4 6 6 11 United States Richardson 6 6 6
France Favieres 0 6 1 3 11 United States Richardson 6 6 1 6
France Larcade 1 2 6 3 France Haillet 4 3 6 1
France Haillet 6 6 0 6 France Haillet 6 10 6
France Sanglier 1 1 1 South Africa Capell 3 8 1
South Africa Capell 6 6 6 11 United States Richardson 5 5 1
Italy Bergamo 6 South Africa Sturgess 7 7 6
Belgium Froment Belgium Froment 1 2 1
Colombia Rodriguez 0 0 0 France Remy 6 6 6
France Remy 6 6 6 France Remy 4 9 6 9
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Milojkovic 6 South Africa Sturgess 6 11 4 11
Australia Hoad w o Australia Hoad 7 6 4
France Freling 1 3 0 6 South Africa Sturgess 9 8 6
6 South Africa Sturgess 6 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
14 United States Dorfman 6 6 7
Brazil Aguero 2 1 5 14 United States Dorfman 6 6 8
Denmark Ulrich 5 2 3 Belgium Washer 3 2 6
Belgium Washer 7 6 6 14 United States Dorfman 6 6 6
United Kingdom Becker 3 2 10 6 Chile Ayala 4 1 1
Chile Ayala 6 6 8 8 Chile Ayala 4 6 6 6
Australia Candy 6 6 6 Australia Candy 6 3 2 2
India Nath 2 1 2 14 United States Dorfman 7 7 1 2
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mitić 6 6 6 3 United States Savitt 9 5 6 6
United Kingdom Oakley 4 2 4 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mitić 3 3 6 6
Argentina Weiss Italy Merlo 6 6 0 8
Italy Merlo Italy Merlo 4 3 7
Southern Rhodesia Katz 1 3 6 5 3 United States Savitt 6 6 9
France Schaff 6 6 3 7 France Schaff 0 0 2
France Dessair 0 1 6 2 3 United States Savitt 6 6 6
3 United States Savitt 6 6 4 6

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
France Bernard 6 3 6 6
France Lesage 2 6 1 4 France Bernard 1 3 1
Chile San Hueza 2 7 5 5 10 Italy Del Bello 6 6 6
10 Italy Del Bello 6 5 7 7 10 Italy Del Bello 6 6 6
United States Cohen 1 2 4 France Jamain 3 2 4
France Jamain 6 6 6 France Jamain
Germany von Cramm Spain Martínez
Spain Martínez 10 Italy Del Bello 6 1 2 5
Belgium Peten 7 United States Patty 3 6 6 7
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Petrovic Belgium Peten 6 6 6
France Pilet France Pilet 0 0 3
Australia Hopman Belgium Peten 2 6 2 6 3
Egypt Sursock 0 0 0 7 United States Patty 6 2 6 2 6
France Lemyze 6 6 6 France Lemyze 6 3 4
Egypt Zalzal 3 3 0 7 United States Patty 8 6 6
7 United States Patty 6 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 Hungary Huszár 2 0 6 7    
 France Thomas 6 6 3 9        France Thomas 3 4 2      
     Denmark Nielsen 6 6 6      
       Denmark Nielsen 0 6 6 3 6  
       South Africa Cockburn 6 3 3 6 4  
     South Africa Cockburn 3 6 6 6  
    15  Argentina Morea 6 3 4 3    
       Denmark Nielsen 1 6 4    
      2  Australia Sedgman 6 8 6    
     France Dubuc 6 6 6      
     Egypt Coen 3 3 0      
       France Dubuc 1 3 1    
      2  Australia Sedgman 6 6 6      
     United States Garrett 0 3 2    
    2  Australia Sedgman 6 6 6      
 

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