1959 French Championships (tennis)

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1959 French Championships
Date 19 May – 30 May
Edition 58th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Clay
Location Paris (XVIe), France
Venue Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Italy Nicola Pietrangeli [1]
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Christine Truman [2]
Men's Doubles
Italy Nicola Pietrangeli / Italy Orlando Sirola
Women's Doubles
South Africa Sandra Reynolds Price / South Africa Renée Schuurman
Mixed Doubles
Mexico Yola Ramírez / United Kingdom Billy Knight
French Championships
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The 1959 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 30 May. It was the 58th staging of the French Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1959.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Italy Nicola Pietrangeli defeated South Africa Ian Vermaak 3–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–1


Women's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Christine Truman defeated Hungary Zsuzsi Körmöczy 6–4, 7–5


Men's Doubles[edit]

Italy Nicola Pietrangeli / Italy Orlando Sirola defeated Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Neale Fraser 6–3, 6–2, 14–12


Women's Doubles[edit]

South Africa Sandra Reynolds Price / South Africa Renée Schuurman defeated Mexico Yola Ramírez / Mexico Rosie Reyes 2–6, 6–0, 6–1


Mixed Doubles[edit]

Mexico Yola Ramírez / United Kingdom Billy Knight defeated South Africa Renée Schuurman / Australia Rod Laver 6–4, 6–4


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1959 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1959 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1959 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1959 Wimbledon Championships