1962 French Championships (tennis)

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1962 French Championships
Date:   21 May - 2 June
Edition:   61st
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Clay
Location:   Paris (XVIe), France
Venue:   Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Rod Laver [1]
Women's Singles
Australia Margaret Smith [2]
Men's Doubles
Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Neale Fraser
Women's Doubles
South Africa Sandra Reynolds Price / South Africa Renee Schuurman Haygarth
Mixed Doubles
South Africa Renee Schuurman Haygarth / Australia Bob Howe
French Championships
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The 1962 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 21 May until 2 June. It was the 61st staging of the French Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1962.

Champions[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Australia Rod Laver (AUS) defeated Australia Roy Emerson (AUS) 3–6, 2–6, 6–3, 9–7, 6–2


Women's singles[edit]

Australia Margaret Court (AUS) defeated Australia Lesley Turner Bowrey (AUS) 6–3, 3–6, 7–5


Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Neale Fraser defeated West Germany Wilhelm Bungert / West Germany Christian Kuhnke 6–3, 6–4, 7–5


Women's Doubles[edit]

South Africa Sandra Reynolds Price / South Africa Renée Schuurman Haygarth defeated United States Justina Bricka /Australia Margaret Court 6–4, 6–4


Mixed Doubles[edit]

South Africa Renée Schuurman Haygarth / Australia Bob Howe defeated Australia Lesley Turner Bowrey / Australia Fred Stolle 3–6, 6–4, 6–4


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1962 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1962 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1962 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1962 Wimbledon Championships