1927 French Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1927 French Championships
Champion France René Lacoste [1]
Runner-up United States Bill Tilden [1]
Final score 6–4, 4–6, 5–7, 6–3, 11–9
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed

René Lacoste defeated Bill Tilden 6–4, 4–6, 5–7, 6–3, 11–9 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1927 French Championships.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. France René Lacoste (Champion)
  2. France Henri Cochet (Semifinalist)
  3. United States Bill Tilden (Finalist)
  4. France Jean Borotra (Fourth round)
  5. United States Frank Hunter (Third round)
  6. South Africa Louis Raymond (Quarterfinalist)
  7. Hungary Bela Von Kehrling (Fourth round)
  8. France Jacques Brugnon (Quarterfinalist)
  1. Romania Nicolas Mishu (Fourth round)
  2. Germany Otto Froitzheim (Quarterfinalist)
  3. India Sri Krishna Prasada (Fourth round)
  4. United Kingdom Keats Lester (Fourth round)
  5. South Africa Patrick Spence (Semifinalist)
  6. Switzerland Charles F. Aeschliman (Fourth round)
  7. Netherlands Hendrik Timmer (Fourth round)
  8. Poland Stanisław Czetwertyński (Fourth round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  France René Lacoste 6 6 5 6    
8  France Jacques Brugnon 4 4 7 3    
  1  France René Lacoste 6 6 6      
  13  South Africa Patrick Spence 1 3 2      
 France Antoine Gentien 2 6 4 3  
  13  South Africa Patrick Spence 6 3 6 6    
    1  France René Lacoste 6 4 5 6 11
  3  United States Bill Tilden 4 6 7 3 9
  6  South Africa Louis Raymond 7 2 6 3    
3  United States Bill Tilden 5 6 8 6    
3  United States Bill Tilden 9 6 6    
  2  France Henri Cochet 7 3 2      
10  Germany Otto Froitzheim 1 1 4    
  2  France Henri Cochet 6 6 6      

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1  France Lacoste 6 6 6      
     France George 2 4 3      
      1  France Lacoste 6 6 6      
       Germany Kleinschroth 2 1 3      
     Germany Kleinschroth 5 3 6 6 6
     Switzerland Wuarin 7 6 1 1 2  
      1  France Lacoste 6 8 6    
      16  Poland Czetwertyński 3 6 3    
     Switzerland Chiesa 0 1 0      
    16  Poland Czetwertyński 6 6 6      
      16  Poland Czetwertyński 2 6 0 6 6
       France Piel 6 2 6 4 1  
     De Klazkowski 0 r      
     France Piel 6          
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    8  France Brugnon 6 6 6      
     Spain Garriga Nogues 2 0 4      
      8  France Brugnon 6 4 6 6    
       France Samazeuilh 1 6 0 2    
     Austria Artens          
     France Samazeuilh            
      8  France Brugnon 6 6      
      9  Romania Mishu 2 0 r    
    9  Romania Mishu 6 3 6 6 6  
     Austria Salm 2 6 3 2 2  
      9  Romania Mishu 4 7 6 6  
       France Broquedis 6 5 1 4    
     France Broquedis 6 6 10    
     France Micard 2 0 8      
 

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    4  France Borotra 6 3 6 6    
     Thalbitzer 4 6 0 1    
      4  France Borotra 7 6 6      
       Netherlands Van Lennep 9 4 4 r    
     Netherlands Van Lennep 6 6 6    
     New Zealand Fisher 1 1 0      
      4  France Borotra 2 11 0 4  
       France Gentien 6 9 6 6  
     France Du Plaix 6 8 6      
     Chile Torralva-Ponsa 2 6 3      
       France Du Plaix 6 2 3 r  
       France Gentien 4 6 6      
     France Gentien 3 9 6 6  
     France Laurent 6 7 3 2    
 

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    5  United States Hunter 6 6 6      
     France Persin 4 3 2      
      5  United States Hunter 6 6 1 3 2  
      13  South Africa Spence 3 2 6 6 6  
     France Aron 6 2 6 5 7
13  South Africa Spence 6 2 6 3 6     13  South Africa Spence 3 6 4 7 9  
 Egypt Wahid 1 6 4 6 0       13  South Africa Spence 6 2 6 6  
 France Landry 6 5 r           12  United Kingdom Lester 4 6 3 3  
 United States Van Alen 3 7            United States Van Alen 2 3 6 8 7  
12  United Kingdom Lester 6 6 6         12  United Kingdom Lester 6 6 2 6 9  
 France Bernard 3 4 4           12  United Kingdom Lester 7 6 3 6 6
 United States Wood 0 8 2 6 6        South Africa Condon 5 8 6 3 4  
 France Barrelet De Ricou 6 6 6 3 4      United States Wood 3 1 4    
 Spain Flaquer 4 5 6 3        South Africa Condon 6 6 6      
 South Africa Condon 6 7 2 6    

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 France Thurneyssen 3 3 4      
 Germany Wetzel 6 6 6          Germany Wetzel 6 4 2 6 4  
 Krishen                Chile Torralva-Ponsa 4 6 6 2 6  
 Chile Torralva-Ponsa                  Chile Torralva-Ponsa 3 7 1 0    
 France De Buzelet 7 3 6 6         11  India Prasada 6 5 6 6    
 Egypt Danon 5 6 3 3        France De Buzelet 6 2 4 1  
11  India Prasada 6 6 6         11  India Prasada 2 6 6 6    
 France Laurent 1 2 2           11  India Prasada 2 2 1    
 France Siguier 6 6 7           6  South Africa Raymond 6 6 6    
 India Fyzee 4 3 5          France Siguier 1 2 2      
 Kingdom of Yugoslavia Dungyersky 3 9 6 2        France Boussus 6 6 6      
 France Boussus 6 7 1 6          France Boussus 6 1 6 4 2
      6  South Africa Raymond 3 6 3 6 6  
     France Danet 5 0 2    
    6  South Africa Raymond 7 6 6      
 

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     France Augustin 5 1 4      
    14  Switzerland Aeschliman 7 6 6      
      14  Switzerland Aeschliman            
       Poland Kleinadel            
     Greece Papadopoulos          
     Poland Kleinadel            
      14  Switzerland Aeschliman 1 1 5    
      3  United States Tilden 6 6 7    
     France Rodel 6 6 10      
     United States Biddle 1 2 8      
       France Rodel 2 1 1    
      3  United States Tilden 6 6 6      
     Spain Andreu 2 2 0    
    3  United States Tilden 6 6 6      
 

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     Carreras 1 1 0      
    10  Germany Froitzheim 6 6 6      
      10  Germany Froitzheim 6 4 6 6    
       United Kingdom Turnbull 3 6 4 0    
     United Kingdom Turnbull 6 6 6    
     Le Blant 4 4 2      
      10  Germany Froitzheim 6 10 6    
      7  Hungary Von Kehrling 2 8 3    
     Russia Rodzianko 6 8 6 10    
     France Guillemot 4 6 3 8    
       Russia Rodzianko 2 3 4    
      7  Hungary Von Kehrling 6 6 6      
     Rebois 1 1 1 r  
    7  Hungary Von Kehrling 6 6 4      
 

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     France Geraud 6 1 6 6    
     United Kingdom Hillyard 2 6 3 2    
       France Geraud 5 4 3      
      15  Netherlands Timmer 7 6 6      
    15  Netherlands Timmer 6 6 2 6  
     France Arago 3 2 6 3    
      15  Netherlands Timmer 8 11 3 4 5
      2  France Cochet 6 9 6 6 7
     France Champin            
     South Africa Farquharson            
       France Champin          
      2  France Cochet            
     Indonesia Sarkies 2 2 0    
    2  France Cochet 6 6 6      
 

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 386. ISBN 978-0942257700. 

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