1928 French Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1928 French Championships
Champion France Henri Cochet [1]
Runner-up France René Lacoste [1]
Final score 5–7, 6–3, 6–1, 6–3
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1927 · French Championships · 1929 →

Henri Cochet defeated René Lacoste 5–7, 6–3, 6–1, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1928 French Championships.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. France René Lacoste (Finalist)
  2. United States Frank Hunter (Fourth round)
  3. France Edouard Borotra (Third round)
  4. United Kingdom Mohammed Sleem (Fourth round)
  5. United Kingdom J. Colin Gregory (Third round)
  6. Netherlands Hendrik Timmer (Second round)
  7. Argentina Ronaldo Boyd (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Australia Jack Crawford (Quarterfinalist)
  1. United Kingdom Nigel Sharpe (Third round)
  2. Australia Norman Brookes (Second round)
  3. Australia Gerald Patterson (Fourth round)
  4. Argentina Guillermo Robson (Fourth round)
  5. France Jacques Brugnon (Quarterfinalist)
  6. Australia Harry Hopman (Second round)
  7. France Henri Cochet (Champion)
  8. Austria Franz Matejka (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 7
8 Australia Jack Crawford 0 1 5
1 France René Lacoste 6 6 6
Australia Jack Hawkes 2 4 1
13 France Jacques Brugnon 6 6 3 3 4
Australia Jack Hawkes 4 3 6 6 6
1 France René Lacoste 7 3 1 3
15 France Henri Cochet 5 6 6 6
France Christian Boussus 1 6 5 3
France Jean Borotra 6 3 7 6
France Jean Borotra 3 6 5 4
15 France Henri Cochet 6 2 7 6
7 Argentina Ronaldo Boyd 5 4 2
15 France Henri Cochet 7 6 6

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 France Lacoste 6 6 3 6
France Persin 1 1 6 3
1 France Lacoste 6 6 6
France Rodel 0 0 2
United Kingdom Crawford
France Rodel
1 France Lacoste 6 6 6
16 Austria Matejka 2 0 3
16 Austria Matejka 6 6 6
Argentina Zappa 1 3 4
16 Austria Matejka 3 8 6
Netherlands Van Lennep 6 6 2 r
France Bernard 2 1 1
Netherlands Van Lennep 6 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 Australia Crawford 7 6 6 6
France Geraud 9 4 3 1
8 Australia Crawford 6 6 6
South Africa Holthouse 3 4 1
Rigault 2 4 1
South Africa Holthouse 6 6 6
8 Australia Crawford 6 2 6 7
France Gentien 1 6 4 5
9 United Kingdom Sharpe 10 6 6
France Deniau 8 4 1
9 United Kingdom Sharpe 2 3 2
France Gentien 6 6 6
South Africa Walcott 6 6 4 4 2
France Gentien 3 2 6 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 United Kingdom Sleem 6 6 6
France Augustin 3 1 2
4 United Kingdom Sleem 6 8 6
Argentina Cattaruza 1 6 2
France Thurneyssen 6 1 3 4
Argentina Cattaruza 1 6 6 6
4 United Kingdom Sleem 2 2 9
13 France Brugnon 6 6 11
France Danet 4 2 8 6 1
3 France Borotra 6 6 6 3 6
3 France Borotra 2 3 2
13 France Brugnon 6 6 6
Philippines Aragon 0 3 3 r
13 France Brugnon 6 6 4

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 United Kingdom Gregory 6 6 8
Netherlands Koopman 3 1 6
5 United Kingdom Gregory 4 3 6 3
Australia Hawkes 6 6 0 6
Australia Hawkes 6 6 6
France Siguier 0 3 2
Australia Hawkes 6 6 4 6
12 Argentina Robson 2 3 6 1
12 Argentina Robson 6 6 6
France Piel 0 7 2 France Samazeuilh 4 1 1
France Samazeuilh 6 9 6 12 Argentina Robson 4 6 6 6
Greece Zerlendis 6 6 7 France Landry 6 3 3 1
United States Stralem 1 3 5 Greece Zerlendis 0 4 7 4
France Guillemot 1 4 6 3 France Landry 6 6 5 6
France Landry 6 6 1 6

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
France Boussus 6 5 6 6
Argentina Morea 3 7 3 4 France Boussus 6 6 6
France Laurent 6 4 6 6 France Laurent 1 3 2
Pope 4 6 1 2 France Boussus 6 6 6
Monaco Galeppe 3 4 4 France Grandguillot 1 2 2
United Kingdom Bobb 6 6 6 United Kingdom Bobb 2 6 6 1 6
France Grandguillot 6 1 0 6 8
France Boussus 6 5 9
11 Australia Patterson 1 7 7 r
Chile Torralva-Ponsa 2 6 6 6
France Du Plaix 6 0 3 4
Chile Torralva-Ponsa 6 6 3 5 4
11 Australia Patterson 3 1 6 7 6
Ingayo 4 6 6 0
11 Australia Patterson 6 3 8 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6 Netherlands Timmer
France Aron
France Aron 3 8 3 1
France Gaston 6 6 6 6
France Gaston 6 2 6 6
14 Australia Hopman 1 6 3 1
France Gaston 6 4 1 6 3
France Borotra 3 6 6 4 6
United Kingdom Turnbull 6 6 6
Argentina Del Castillo 0 1 1
United Kingdom Turnbull 3 6 6 3
France Borotra 6 1 8 6
Republic of Ireland Rogers Lyttelton
France Borotra

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
France De Buzelet 6 6 4 6
Greece Balli 2 2 6 1
France De Buzelet
France Grandguillot
10 Australia Brookes
France Grandguillot
France Grandguillot 5 3 1
7 Argentina Boyd 7 6 6
Austria Artens
Rebois
Austria Artens 1 4 1
7 Argentina Boyd 6 6 6
France Glasser 4 4 1
7 Argentina Boyd 6 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15 France Cochet 6 6 6
Thalbitzer 2 0 1
15 France Cochet 6 6 7
United States Wood 1 0 5
United States Wood 6 1 7 10
France Barrelet De Ricou 4 6 5 8
15 France Cochet 1 6 6 6
2 United States Hunter 6 3 4 3
United Kingdom Kingsley 6 6 6
France Bonte 4 2 2
United Kingdom Kingsley 2 8 4
2 United States Hunter 6 10 6
France Combemale 0 3 2
2 United States Hunter 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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