1955 French Championships (tennis)

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1955 French Championships
Date:   24 May – 4 June
Edition:   54th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Clay
Location:   Paris (XVIe), France
Venue:   Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Tony Trabert [1]
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Angela Mortimer [2]
Men's Doubles
United States Vic Seixas / United States Tony Trabert
Women's Doubles
United States Beverly Baker Fleitz / United States Darlene Hard
Mixed Doubles
United States Darlene Hard / South Africa Gordon Forbes
French Championships
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The 1955 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 24 May until 4 June. It was the 54th staging of the French Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1955.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Tony Trabert defeated Sweden Sven Davidson 2–6, 6–1, 6–4, 6–2


Women's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Angela Mortimer defeated United States Dorothy Knode 2–6, 7–5, 10–8


Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Vic Seixas / United States Tony Trabert defeated Italy Nicola Pietrangeli / Italy Orlando Sirola 6–1, 4–6, 6–2, 6–4


Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Beverly Baker Fleitz / United States Darlene Hard defeated United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer Brasher / United Kingdom Patricia Ward 7–5, 6–8, 13–11


Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Darlene Hard / South Africa Gordon Forbes defeated Australia Jenny Staley / Chile Luis Ayala 5–7, 6–1, 6–2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1955 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1955 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1955 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1955 Wimbledon Championships