1966 French Championships (tennis)

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1966 French Championships
Date:   23 May – 5 June
Edition:   65th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Clay
Location:   Paris (XVIe), France
Venue:   Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Tony Roche [1]
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Ann Jones [2]
Men's Doubles
United States Clark Graebner / United States Dennis Ralston
Women's Doubles
Australia Margaret Smith Court / Australia Judy Tegart
Mixed Doubles
South Africa Annette Van Zyl / South Africa Frew McMillan
French Championships
 < 1965 1967 > 

The 1966 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 23 May until 5 June. It was the 65th staging of the French Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1966.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Tony Roche defeated Hungary István Gulyás 6–1, 6–4, 7–5

Women's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Ann Jones defeated United States Nancy Richey 6–3, 6–1

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Clark Graebner / United States Dennis Ralston defeated Romania Ilie Năstase / Romania Ion Ţiriac 6–3, 6–3, 6–0

Women's Doubles[edit]

Australia Margaret Smith Court / Australia Judy Tegart defeated Australia Jill Blackman / Australia Fay Toyne 4–6, 6–1, 6–1

Mixed Doubles[edit]

South Africa Annette Van Zyl / South Africa Frew McMillan defeated United Kingdom Ann Haydon Jones / United States Clark Graebner 1–6, 6–3, 6–2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1966 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1966 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1966 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1966 Wimbledon Championships