1955 French Championships – Men's Singles

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1955 French Championships
Champion   United States Tony Trabert
Runner-up   Sweden Sven Davidson
Final score   2–6, 6–1, 6–4, 6–2
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
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 < 1954 1956 > 

Tony Trabert defeated Sven Davidson 2–6, 6–1, 6–4, 6–2 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1955 French Championships.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States Tony Trabert (Champion)
  2. United States Victor Elias Seixas (Quarterfinalist)
  3. United States Budge Patty (Quarterfinalist)
  4. United States Ham Richardson (Semifinalist)
  5. United States Arthur D. Larsen (Fourth round)
  6. Argentina Enrique Morea (Fourth round)
  7. Italy Giuseppe Merlo (Semifinalist)
  8. Australia Mervyn Rose (Quarterfinalist)
  1. Poland Wladyslaw Skonecki (Fourth round)
  2. Belgium Philippe Washer (Fourth round)
  3. Sweden Sven Davidson (Finalist)
  4. United States Herbert Flam (Quarterfinalist)
  5. France Paul Remy (Fourth round)
  6. Belgium Jacques Brichant (Fourth round)
  7. Denmark Kurt Nielsen (Fourth round)
  8. Chile Luis Ayala (Fourth round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  United States Tony Trabert 6 3 6 6    
8  Australia Mervyn Rose 2 6 3 0    
  1  United States Tony Trabert 6 2        
  4  United States Hamilton Richardson 1 2 r      
4  United States Hamilton Richardson 6 4 6 6  
  12  United States Herbert Flam 3 6 1 3    
    1  United States Tony Trabert 2 6 6 6  
  11  Sweden Sven Davidson 6 1 4 2  
  11  Sweden Sven Davidson 7 10 6      
3  United States Budge Patty 5 8 0      
11  Sweden Sven Davidson 6 6 6    
  7  Italy Giuseppe Merlo 3 3 2      
7  Italy Giuseppe Merlo 12 6 6    
  2  United States Victor Elias Seixas 10 3 3      

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1  United States Trabert 6 6 6      
     Sweden Stockenberg 2 1 3      
      1  United States Trabert 2 6 6 6    
       South Africa Vermaak 6 4 3 4    
     South Africa Vermaak 12 6 6    
     Denmark Hoejberg 10 1 2      
      1  United States Trabert 6 6 6    
      16  Chile Ayala 2 4 1    
    16  Chile Ayala 6 8 6      
     United States Brose 1 6 1      
      16  Chile Ayala 7 6 6    
 Germany Huber 0 1 4            France Grinda 5 0 0      
 France Grinda 6 6 6          France Grinda 6 6 3 5 6
 Argentina Russell 6 3 6 6        Argentina Russell 2 4 6 7 2  
 France Pellizza 4 6 2 3    

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 Australia Rose 6 6 6
Monaco Borghini 4 3 4 8 Australia Rose 6 6 7
Canada Fontana 6 6 7 Canada Fontana 3 3 5
United States Van Voorhees 2 4 5 8 Australia Rose 6 6 2 6
France Lasry Italy Jacobini 3 4 6 2
Poland Licis France Lasry 6 6 3 4
Italy Jacobini 0 2 6 6 6 Italy Jacobini 3 2 6 6
Belgium Devroe 6 6 4 4 4 8 Australia Rose 6 7 9
9 Poland Skonecki 9 Poland Skonecki 2 5 7
Hungary Gulyás 9 Poland Skonecki 6 6 6
France Haillet 6 6 6 France Haillet 2 4 2
United States Breese 1 2 0 9 Poland Skonecki 6 6 6
Italy Bergamo 3 6 6 6 United Kingdom Wilson 4 4 2
France Desq 6 2 3 4 Italy Bergamo 1 8 5 1
France Jauffret United Kingdom Wilson 6 6 7 6
United Kingdom Wilson

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 United States Richardson 6 6 6
France Bergerat 2 3 4 4 United States Richardson 6 6 6
Netherlands Van Meegeren 3 3 6 France Perreau-Saussine 2 0 2
France Perreau-Saussine 6 6 8 4 United States Richardson 4 2 6 9 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jagec South Africa Forbes 6 6 2 7 2
France De Kermadec France De Kermadec 1 2 3
France Rinderknech 2 1 6 2 South Africa Forbes 6 6 6
South Africa Forbes 6 6 3 6 4 United States Richardson 6 8 6
13 France Remy 13 France Remy 0 6 2
Switzerland Christ 13 France Remy 10 6 6
France Berthet 2 1 0 Germany Feldbausch 8 2 3
Germany Feldbausch 6 6 6 13 France Remy 4 6 4 6 9
Italy Fachini 6 6 6 Italy Fachini 6 3 6 4 7
France Loyau 2 1 1 Italy Fachini 6 6 6
France Mey France Mey 2 0 1
United States Vincent

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 United States Larsen
Canada Platt 5 United States Larsen 4 11 7 7
France Destremau 9 6 6 France Destremau 6 9 5 5
Argentina Della Paolera 7 3 4 5 United States Larsen 2 6 6 6
France Grandet 6 0 3 7 2 Italy Sirola 6 1 3 4
France Abdesselam 3 6 6 5 6 France Abdesselam 6 2 5 7
Italy Sirola 6 6 10 Italy Sirola 4 6 7 9
France Weiss 4 0 8 5 United States Larsen 6 6 7
12 United States Flam 12 United States Flam 8 8 9
Australia Arkinstall 12 United States Flam 6 6 6
United Kingdom Knight United Kingdom Knight 3 0 3
United States Fox 12 United States Flam 6 6 6
France Favieres United States Schwartz 4 4 2
Hungary Ádám-Stolpa France Favieres 4 3 0
United States Schwartz 6 6 6 United States Schwartz 6 6 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Panajotovic 2 4 0

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Hungary Asbóth
France Guilbert France Guilbert
France Nys 6 6 6 France Nys
France Gourovitch 2 3 3 France Nys 5 1 2
France Laval 5 2 2 r 11 Sweden Davidson 7 6 6
France Molinari 7 6 4 France Molinari 8 0 6 4
United States Fleitz 2 3 3 11 Sweden Davidson 10 6 4 6
11 Sweden Davidson 6 6 6 11 Sweden Davidson 6 6 6
South Africa Wright 1 6 6 6 6 Argentina Morea 2 3 3
United States Beale JR. 6 8 3 8 United States Beale JR. 2 2 0
France Thomas 0 2 4 Australia Worthington 6 6 6
Australia Worthington 6 6 6 Australia Worthington 4 7 4 2
France Schaff 6 6 2 5 3 6 Argentina Morea 6 5 6 6
Germany Pottinger 2 4 6 7 6 Germany Pottinger 2 1 4
United States Macy 7 1 3 6 Argentina Morea 6 6 6
6 Argentina Morea 9 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Norway Sturdza 3 1 6 6 3
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Plecevic 6 6 2 0 6 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Plecevic 0 3 2
France Lemasson 9 5 3 United Kingdom Barrett 6 6 6
United Kingdom Barrett 11 7 6 United Kingdom Barrett 3 6 1 2
Poland Piatek 14 Belgium Brichant 6 2 6 6
France Lartigue France Lartigue 0 3 2
France Dubuc 3 3 7 14 Belgium Brichant 6 6 6
14 Belgium Brichant 6 6 9 14 Belgium Brichant 3 2 6 2
France Hode 11 1 r 3 United States Patty 6 6 3 6
France Pinart 13 6 France Pinart 2 2 1
United States Manset 6 3 3 4 France Deniau 6 6 6
France Deniau 4 6 6 6 France Deniau 1 4 0
Hungary Sikorszki 3 United States Patty 6 6 6
United States Delwitt United States Delwitt
France Sanglier 3 United States Patty
3 United States Patty

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
South Africa Segal 6 6 6 6
France Lemyze 3 8 3 3 South Africa Segal 6 6 6
Italy Maggi 6 6 6 Italy Maggi 2 4 2
France Chatrier 3 2 3 South Africa Segal 4 2 4
Canada Bedard 5 4 9 10 Belgium Washer 6 6 6
South Africa Seymour 7 6 11 South Africa Seymour 0 4 0
United States Brent 0 1 1 10 Belgium Washer 6 6 6
10 Belgium Washer 6 6 6 10 Belgium Washer 2 2 1
France Deniau 2 6 4 4 7 Italy Merlo 6 6 6
France Pilet 6 3 6 6 France Pilet 3 1 9 6 6
Germany Biederlack 3 2 3 Spain Martínez 6 6 7 4 4
Spain Martínez 6 6 6 France Pilet 5 4 6
United States Stewart 7 Italy Merlo 7 6 8
Uruguay Motolko Uruguay Motolko 2 1 1
Chile Hammersley 0 0 3 7 Italy Merlo 6 6 6
7 Italy Merlo 6 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 Italy Pietrangeli            
 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Baco                Italy Pietrangeli 7 6 7      
 Venezuela Pimentel 6 6 6          Venezuela Pimentel 5 0 5      
 United States Powers 2 4 1            Italy Pietrangeli 6 2 9 1    
      15  Denmark Nielsen 1 6 11 6    
     Belgium Mezzi 11 6 5 5 4
    15  Denmark Nielsen 9 4 7 7 6  
      15  Denmark Nielsen 6 6 4 2 6
      2  United States Seixas 3 3 6 6 8
     United Kingdom Becker 3 3 7 6 6  
     France Jalabert 6 6 5 4 2  
       United Kingdom Becker 9 4 2 3  
      2  United States Seixas 7 6 6 6    
     France Malosse 2 2 0    
    2  United States Seixas 6 6 6      
 

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