1961 French Championships (tennis)

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1961 French Championships
Date:   15 May – 27 May
Edition:   60th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Clay
Location:   Paris (XVIe), France
Venue:   Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Spain Manuel Santana [1]
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Ann Haydon [2]
Men's Doubles
Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Rod Laver
Women's Doubles
South Africa Sandra Reynolds Price / South Africa Renee Schuurman Haygarth
Mixed Doubles
United States Darlene Hard / Australia Rod Laver
French Championships
 < 1960 1962 > 

The 1961 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 15 May until 27 May. It was the 60th staging of the French Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1961.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Spain Manuel Santana defeated Italy Nicola Pietrangeli 4–6, 6–1, 3–6, 6–0, 6–2


Women's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Ann Haydon defeated Mexico Yola Ramírez 6–2, 6–1


Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Rod Laver defeated Australia Bob Howe / Australia Robert Mark 3–6, 6–1, 6–1, 6–4


Women's Doubles[edit]

South Africa Sandra Reynolds Price / South Africa Renee Schuurman Haygarth defeated Brazil Maria Bueno /United States Darlene Hard walkover


Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Darlene Hard / Australia Rod Laver defeated Czechoslovakia Vera Suková / Czechoslovakia Jirí Javorský 6–0, 2–6, 6–3


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1961 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1961 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1961 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1961 Wimbledon Championships