1925 French Championships (tennis)

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1925 French Championships
Date28 May – 6 June
Edition30th
CategoryGrand Slam
SurfaceClay
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueStade Français
Champions
Men's Singles
France René Lacoste
Women's Singles
France Suzanne Lenglen
Men's Doubles
France Jean Borotra / France René Lacoste
Women's Doubles
France Suzanne Lenglen / France Julie Vlasto
Mixed Doubles
France Suzanne Lenglen / France Jacques Brugnon
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The 1925 French Championships (now known as the French Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Français in Paris, France. The tournament ran from 28 May until 6 June. It was the 30th staging of the French Championships and the first time staged as a Grand Slam event. It was the second Grand Slam tournament of the year. It was the first time the tournament was open to players who were neither French citizens nor residents of France.[1]

Suzanne Lenglen won all three events she entered; the women's singles, the women's doubles, and the mixed doubles.

Finals[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

France René Lacoste defeated France Jean Borotra, 7–5, 6–1, 6–4 [1][2]

Women's Singles[edit]

France Suzanne Lenglen defeated United Kingdom Kitty McKane, 6–1, 6–2 [1][3]

Men's Doubles[edit]

France Jean Borotra / France René Lacoste defeated France Henri Cochet / France Jacques Brugnon, 7–5, 4–6, 6–3, 2–6, 6–3 [1]

Women's Doubles[edit]

France Suzanne Lenglen / France Julie Vlasto defeated United Kingdom Evelyn Colyer / United Kingdom Kitty McKane, 6–1, 9–11, 6–2 [1]

Mixed Doubles[edit]

France Suzanne Lenglen / France Jacques Brugnon defeated France Julie Vlasto / France Henri Cochet, 6–2, 6–2 [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 31. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1925 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT).
  3. ^ "Roland-Garros 1925 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT).

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1925 Australasian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1925 Wimbledon Championships