1966 French Championships – Men's Singles

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1966 French Championships
Champion   Australia Tony Roche
Runner-up   Hungary István Gulyás
Final score   6–1, 6–4, 7–5
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
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 < 1965 1967 > 

Tony Roche defeated István Gulyás 6–1, 6–4, 7–5 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1966 French Championships.

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Tony Roche is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. Australia Fred Stolle (Quarterfinalist)
  2. Australia Roy Emerson (Quarterfinalist)
  3. Australia Tony Roche (Champion)
  4. Italy Nicola Pietrangeli (Third round)
  5. Australia John Newcombe (Third round)
  6. United States Dennis Ralston (Fourth round)
  7. United States Cliff Richey (Third round)
  8. South Africa Cliff Drysdale (Semifinalist)
  1. France Pierre Darmon (Fourth round)
  2. France François Jauffret (Semifinalist)
  3. Australia Martin Mulligan (Third round)
  4. Brazil Thomaz Koch (Third round)
  5. United Kingdom Michael Sangster (Second round)
  6. Spain Juan Gisbert (Fourth round)
  7. India Jaidip Mukerjea (Fourth round)
  8. Netherlands Tom Okker (Fourth round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  Australia Fred Stolle 6 4 2 9    
8  South Africa Cliff Drysdale 1 6 6 11    
  8  South Africa Cliff Drysdale 4 6 9 2 3  
   Hungary István Gulyás 6 2 7 6 6  
 Australia Ken Fletcher 5 2 3    
   Hungary István Gulyás 7 6 6      
     Hungary István Gulyás 1 4 5    
  3  Australia Tony Roche 6 6 7    
   Soviet Union Alexander Metreveli 7 3 1 5    
3  Australia Tony Roche 5 6 6 7    
3  Australia Tony Roche 6 6 6    
  10  France François Jauffret 3 4 4      
10  France François Jauffret 1 6 6 4 6
  2  Australia Roy Emerson 6 3 4 6 4  

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1  Australia Stolle 6 6 6      
     France Loliee 0 1 1      
      1  Australia Stolle 6 6 6      
       Brazil Mandarino 1 2 4      
     United States Tym 5 4 4    
     Brazil Mandarino 7 6 6      
      1  Australia Stolle 2 5 6 6 6
16  Netherlands Okker 6 6 6           16  Netherlands Okker 6 7 4 2 1
 Morocco Bouchaib 1 4 0         16  Netherlands Okker 6 6 7      
 Chile Aguirre 4 2 6 6 6      Chile Aguirre 4 1 5      
 Spain Gisbert 6 6 2 2 1       16  Netherlands Okker 9 6 6    
 India Misra                  United States McManus 7 1 1      
 United States McManus                United States McManus 11 4 10 6  
 France Leclercq 14 1 1 0        Japan Watanabe 9 6 8 4    
 Japan Watanabe 12 6 6 6    

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 South Africa Drysdale 6 6 6
Chile Rodríguez 4 2 4 8 South Africa Drysdale 3 6 6 5 7
Australia Cottrill 6 2 2 Italy Majoli 6 2 4 7 5
Italy Majoli 8 6 6 8 South Africa Drysdale 3 6 6 6
France Montrenaud 8 3 1 Romania Năstase 6 4 4 2
Romania Năstase 10 6 6 Romania Năstase 6 5 5 6 6
Czechoslovakia Kodeš 1 4 6 6 6 Czechoslovakia Kodeš 3 7 7 4 1
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Franulovic 6 6 3 2 1 8 South Africa Drysdale 6 6 6
9 France Darmon 4 7 6 6 9 France Darmon 3 4 4
Soviet Union Korotkov 6 5 1 1 9 France Darmon 6 6 4 6
India Venkatesan 4 1 4 Chile Pinto Bravo 2 3 6 1
Chile Pinto Bravo 6 6 6 9 France Darmon 6 6 6
Australia Stone South Africa Diepraam 1 4 0
United States Riessen r Australia Stone 4 6 3 6 5
South Africa Diepraam 6 4 6 6 South Africa Diepraam 6 4 6 0 7
France Courcol 1 6 3 0

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 Italy Pietrangeli 6 6 6
United States Higgins 0 0 4 4 Italy Pietrangeli 6 6 3 4 6
South Africa Maud South Africa Maud 0 3 6 6 3
United States Hoogs 4 Italy Pietrangeli 6 0 1 2
Poland Gasiorek 8 0 3 5 Australia Fletcher 4 6 6 6
Australia Fletcher 6 6 6 7 Australia Fletcher 6 6 6
France Bouteleux France Bouteleux 1 3 4
Hungary Komaromi Australia Fletcher 6 7 9
13 United Kingdom Sangster 9 6 6 West Germany Buding 4 5 7
Italy Bologna 7 3 1 13 United Kingdom Sangster 6 1 4 2
Ecuador Zuleta 6 6 6 Ecuador Zuleta 4 6 6 6
Japan Watanabe 1 3 4 Ecuador Zuleta 3 4 3
Denmark Ulrich 6 6 8 West Germany Buding 6 6 6
Czechoslovakia Koudelka 1 3 6 Denmark Ulrich 3 2 8
West Germany Buding 6 6 6 West Germany Buding 6 6 10
Australia Ruffels 4 3 2

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 Australia Newcombe 6 6 6
United Kingdom Matthews 3 1 3 5 Australia Newcombe 6 5 6 6
Belgium De Gronckel Belgium De Gronckel 0 7 0 3
Spain Arilla 5 Australia Newcombe 4 6 6 2
United States Graebner 6 6 6 United States Graebner 6 2 8 6
Romania Marmureanu 2 3 4 United States Graebner 6 6 7 8
Italy Palmieri 3 2 2 France Contet 3 3 9 6
France Contet 6 6 6 United States Graebner 2 6 4 2
12 Brazil Koch 6 6 6 Hungary Gulyás 6 3 6 6
Italy Gaudenzi 3 2 3 12 Brazil Koch 6 6 6
Canada Puddicombe 5 4 2 Czechoslovakia Pala 1 3 1
Czechoslovakia Pala 7 6 6 12 Brazil Koch 4 5 6 3
Ecuador Olvera 6 4 6 6 Hungary Gulyás 6 7 3 6
France Beust 3 6 2 4 Ecuador Olvera 1 5 0
Australia Howe 5 3 4 Hungary Gulyás 6 7 6
Hungary Gulyás 7 6 6

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Colombia Alvarez 6 6 6
South Africa Moore 3 3 3 Colombia Alvarez 0 2 4
United Kingdom Taylor 8 4 3 6 Soviet Union Metreveli 6 6 6
Soviet Union Metreveli 6 6 6 8 Soviet Union Metreveli 3 6 6 6
Canada Fauquier 8 6 3 6 11 Australia Mulligan 6 1 3 3
Australia Moore 6 1 6 1 Canada Fauquier 8 2 6 2
Belgium Drossart 11 Australia Mulligan 10 6 4 6
11 Australia Mulligan Soviet Union Metreveli 8 2 6 6
Italy Crotta 4 6 4 3 6 United States Ralston 6 6 1 3
Spain Couder 6 2 6 6 Spain Couder 9 6 4 6
India Lall Czechoslovakia Javorský 7 3 6 1
Czechoslovakia Javorský Spain Couder 3 11 5 1
France Pilet 3 6 6 6 6 6 United States Ralston 6 9 7 6
Japan Ishiguro 6 8 4 2 2 France Pilet 6 2 2
France Paul 6 3 0 6 United States Ralston 8 6 6
6 United States Ralston 8 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Italy Di Maso 2 4 6 6 6
United States Holmberg 6 6 4 0 1 Italy Di Maso 6 4 7
France Goven 6 6 6 France Goven 8 6 9
Canada Carpenter 1 1 2 France Goven 6 1 6 7 4
Australia Bowrey 5 6 1 4 14 Spain Gisbert 8 6 2 5 6
South Africa McMillan 7 1 6 6 South Africa McMillan 6 2 3 2
Japan Yanagi 6 4 7 2 14 Spain Gisbert 4 6 6 6
14 Spain Gisbert 8 6 5 6 14 Spain Gisbert 4 1 2
Argentina Peralta 3 Australia Roche 6 6 6
Greece Kalogeropoulos Argentina Peralta 5 2 2
France Chanfreau 6 1 3 0 Brazil Barnes 7 6 6
Brazil Barnes 4 6 6 6 Brazil Barnes 2 6 0 5
South Africa Van Lingen 3 3 1 3 Australia Roche 6 3 6 7
Italy Merlo 6 6 6 Italy Merlo 4 4 2
Poland Licis 5 6 1 6 0 3 Australia Roche 6 6 6
3 Australia Roche 7 4 6 4 2

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Romania Ţiriac 6 6 6
United Kingdom Wilson 3 4 4 Romania Ţiriac 6 6 5 7
France Jauffret 0 3 7 6 5 Australia Davidson 4 4 7 5
Australia Davidson 6 6 5 4 7 Romania Ţiriac 7 4 4 4
Colombia Molina 6 1 2 9 10 France Jauffret 5 6 6 6
South Africa Segal 1 6 6 11 South Africa Segal 4 3 2
Japan Konishi 6 6 2 1 5 10 France Jauffret 6 6 6
10 France Jauffret 3 3 6 6 7 10 France Jauffret 6 3 6 6
Belgium Hombergen 3 3 1 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Špear 3 6 4 2
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Špear 6 6 6 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Špear 6 6 6
France Barclay France Barclay 3 2 2
Hungary Szikszay Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Špear 6 7 6 6
France Jalabert 4 0 r 7 United States Richey 8 5 0 0
Soviet Union Likhachev 6 6 Soviet Union Likhachev 2 3 5
United Kingdom Stilwell 3 3 4 7 United States Richey 6 6 7
7 United States Richey 6 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 Sweden Johansson 6 6 1 4 2  
 South Africa Ryan 3 2 6 6 6      South Africa Ryan 1 8 3      
 Ecuador Guzman 6 1 6 6        Ecuador Guzman 6 10 6      
 Canada Belkin 4 6 3 0          Ecuador Guzman 7 6 5 3    
 Italy Tacchini 9 6 7 1 1       15  India Mukerjea 9 4 7 6    
 West Germany Elschenbroich 7 3 9 6 6      West Germany Elschenbroich 6 4 5    
 Australia Carmichael 3 1 6 4       15  India Mukerjea 8 6 7      
15  India Mukerjea 6 6 3 6         15  India Mukerjea 4 3 1    
      2  Australia Emerson 6 6 6    
     South Africa Zeeman 1 0 3      
     United States Sack 6 6 6      
       United States Sack 1 3 2    
      2  Australia Emerson 6 6 6      
     France Boutboul 3 7 5    
    2  Australia Emerson 6 9 7      
 

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