1929 French Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1929 French Championships
Champion United States Helen Wills
Runner-up France Simonne Mathieu
Final score 6–3, 6–4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1928 · French Championships · 1930 →

Helen Wills defeated Simonne Mathieu 6–3, 6–4 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1929 French Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States Helen Wills (Champion)
  2. South Africa Bobbie Heine Miller (Quarterfinalist)
  3. United Kingdom Phoebe Holcroft Watson (Quarterfinalist)
  4. United Kingdom Eileen Bennett (Semifinalist)
  5. Netherlands Kornelia Bouman (First round)
  6. France Simonne Mathieu (Finalist)
  7. Germany Cilly Aussem (Semifinalist)
  8. Germany Irmgard Rost (Third round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                             
1 United States Helen Wills 6 6
France Sylvie Henrotin 4 1
1 United States Helen Wills 6 7
4 United Kingdom Eileen Bennett 2 5
4 United Kingdom Eileen Bennett 7 6
South Africa Alida Neave 5 1
1 United States Helen Wills 6 6
6 France Simonne Mathieu 3 4
6 France Simonne Mathieu 4 6 6
3 United Kingdom Phoebe Watson 6 3 1
6 France Simonne Mathieu 8 2 6
7 Germany Cilly Aussem 6 6 2
7 Germany Cilly Aussem 5 6 6
2 South Africa Bobbie Heine Miller 7 3 4

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States Wills
United Kingdom Hardie
1 United States Wills 6 6
South Africa Tapscott 1 3
South Africa Tapscott 6 6
France Vaussard 4 5 Belgium Sigart 2 2
Belgium Sigart 6 7 1 United States Wills 6 6
8 Germany Rost 6 6 France Henrotin 4 1
France Rosambert 4 3 8 Germany Rost 1 13 6
United Kingdom Goldsack 8 6 United Kingdom Goldsack 6 12 2
France Anet 6 4 8 Germany Rost 6 4 1
France Henrotin 7 3 6 France Henrotin 3 6 6
South Africa De Smidt 5 6 3 France Henrotin 4 6 6
France Le Conte 1 1 Germany Krahwinkel 6 4 3
Germany Krahwinkel 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 United Kingdom Bennett 6 6
France Amaury 2 3 4 United Kingdom Bennett 6 6
France Barbier 6 7 France Barbier 3 2
Switzerland Schäublin 3 5 4 United Kingdom Bennett 6 3 7
Germany Von Reznicek France Bordes 4 6 5
Hanckett Hanckett 0 2
France Bordes 7 6 France Bordes 6 6
United Kingdom Tapscott 5 2 4 United Kingdom Bennett 7 6
5 Netherlands Bouman South Africa Neave 5 1
United Kingdom Ridley United Kingdom Ridley 6 6
Lowenthal 6 5 6 Lowenthal 4 1
France Neufeld 3 7 0 United Kingdom Ridley 6 2 2
South Africa Neave 6 6 6 South Africa Neave 2 6 6
France Charpenel 8 2 2 South Africa Neave 7 10
United Kingdom Thomas 1 4 France Kleinadel 5 8
France Kleinadel 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States Bundy 7 6
France Peyre 5 1 United States Bundy 5 1
France Bernard 0 0 Germany Friedleben 7 6
Germany Friedleben 6 6 Germany Friedleben 10 1 5
Italy Valerio 6 6 6 France Mathieu 8 6 7
France Culbert 2 2 Italy Valerio 4 3
United Kingdom Johnstone 2 2 6 France Mathieu 6 6
6 France Mathieu 6 6 6 France Mathieu 4 6 6
Germany Peitz 6 6 3 United Kingdom Watson 6 3 1
France Wyns-Speranza 3 1 Germany Peitz 6 3 7
France Guillier 2 0 South Africa Cole 4 6 5
South Africa Cole 6 6 Germany Peitz 3 1
United States Morrill 6 6 3 United Kingdom Watson 6 6
France Danet 2 0 United States Morrill 0 3
France Charnelet 2 1 3 United Kingdom Watson 6 6
3 United Kingdom Watson 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Belgium Sigart 0 2
France Adamoff 6 6 France Adamoff 6 6
France Lebesnerais 2 2 Netherlands Couquerque 2 1
Netherlands Couquerque 6 6 France Adamoff 3 3
France Metaxa 2 1 7 Germany Aussem 6 6
Switzerland Payot 6 6 Switzerland Payot 2 4
France Gallay 1 1 7 Germany Aussem 6 6
7 Germany Aussem 6 6 7 Germany Aussem 5 6 6
France Berthet 5 6 2 South Africa Heine Miller 7 3 4
France Macready 7 4 r France Berthet 6 10
United States Cross 3 8
France Berthet 4 4
2 South Africa Heine Miller 6 6
France Fourcade 3 5
2 South Africa Heine Miller 6 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 393. ISBN 978-0942257700. 

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