1934 French Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1934 French Championships
Champion Germany Gottfried von Cramm [1]
Runner-up Australia Jack Crawford [1]
Final score 6–4, 7–9, 3–6, 7–5, 6–3
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women

Gottfried von Cramm defeated Jack Crawford 6–4, 7–9, 3–6, 7–5, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1934 French Championships.

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Gottfried von Cramm is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. United Kingdom Fred Perry (Quarterfinalist)
  2. Australia Jack Crawford (Finalist)
  3. United Kingdom Bunny Austin (Quarterfinalist)
  4. Germany Gottfried von Cramm (Champion)
  5. Czechoslovakia Roderich Menzel (Quarterfinalist)
  6. France Christian Boussus (Semifinalist)
  7. United Kingdom Daniel Prenn (Third round)
  8. Italy Giorgio de Stefani (Semifinalist)
  1. Australia Adrian Quist (Third round)
  2. United Kingdom Patrick Hughes (Quarterfinalist)
  3. Italy Valentino Taroni (Third round)
  4. Kingdom of Yugoslavia Franjo Punčec (First round)
  5. United States Wilmer Hines (Third round)
  6. Austria Hermann Artens (Fourth round)
  7. United Kingdom Mohammed Sleem (Fourth round)
  8. France Antoine Gentien (Third round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  United Kingdom Fred J. Perry 2 6 7 2    
8  Italy Giorgio de Stefani 6 1 9 6    
  8  Italy Giorgio de Stefani 6 4 1 6 2  
  4  Germany Gottfried von Cramm 3 6 6 3 6  
4  Germany Gottfried von Cramm 6 6 3 3 6
  5  Czechoslovakia Roderich Menzel 2 3 6 6 3  
    4  Germany Gottfried von Cramm 6 7 3 7 6
  2  Australia Jack Crawford 4 9 6 5 3
  6  France Christian Boussus 5 6 6 2 6  
3  United Kingdom Bunny Austin 7 2 2 6 1  
6  France Christian Boussus 3 6 5 4  
  2  Australia Jack Crawford 6 2 7 6    
10  United Kingdom Patrick Hughes 6 4 2 3  
  2  Australia Jack Crawford 4 6 6 6    

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1  United Kingdom Perry 6 6 6      
     France Augustin 4 1 1      
      1  United Kingdom Perry 6 6 6      
       France Merlin 2 3 4      
     Greece Nicolaides          
     France Merlin            
      1  United Kingdom Perry 6 6 6    
       Australia Hopman 2 3 3    
    16  France Gentien 3 6 6 6    
     New Zealand Andrews 6 3 4 2    
      16  France Gentien 2 5 3    
       Australia Hopman 6 7 6      
     Australia Hopman 3 6 6 6  
     France Cousin 6 2 1 1    
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    8  Italy de Stefani            
     New Zealand Stedman            
      8  Italy de Stefani            
       France Thurneyssen            
     France Thurneyssen          
     Switzerland Maneff            
      8  Italy de Stefani 8 6 6    
       France Merlin 6 2 2    
    9  Australia Quist 6 3 6 6    
     France Jourde 2 6 1 1    
      9  Australia Quist 1 4 4    
       France Merlin 6 6 6      
     France Merlin 6 6 5 6  
     United Kingdom Hare 1 3 7 1    
 

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    4  Germany von Cramm 6 6 5 6    
     New Zealand Malfroy 4 2 7 2    
      4  Germany von Cramm 5 6 6 5 6  
       Italy Palmieri 7 3 4 7 2  
     France Roche 0 3 4    
     Italy Palmieri 6 6 6      
      4  Germany von Cramm 6 6 6 6  
 France Salvet 3 4 5            Switzerland Ellmer 1 2 8 1  
13  United States Hines 6 6 7         13  United States Hines 6 6 6      
 Mac Farlane 3 6 2 4        Monaco Galeppe 1 4 2      
 Monaco Galeppe 6 3 6 6         13  United States Hines 10 4 0 7 3
 France Martin-Legeay 1 1 5            Switzerland Ellmer 8 6 6 5 6  
 Switzerland Ellmer 6 6 7          Switzerland Ellmer 6 6 6    
 France Troncin 6 8 4 6        France Troncin 0 2 3      
 Austria Von Metaxa 4 6 6 3    

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 Czechoslovakia Menzel 6 4 6
France Samazeuilh 3 6 2 r 5 Czechoslovakia Menzel 6 6 6
France Landry 6 6 6 France Landry 2 3 0
Belgium La Croix 4 4 1 5 Czechoslovakia Menzel 6 6 6
Hungary Von Kehrling 4 5 r France Berthet 2 3 3
France Berthet 6 7 France Berthet 6 6 6
France Bernard France Bernard 1 1 1
Netherlands Timmer 5 Czechoslovakia Menzel 6 6 6
12 Kingdom of Yugoslavia Punčec 3 6 3 6 3 Australia McGrath 2 2 3
France Jamain 6 2 6 2 6 France Jamain 6 0 5 1
Poland Tłoczyński 6 6 2 6 Poland Tłoczyński 4 6 7 6
France Bouy 3 1 6 2 Poland Tłoczyński 6 4 6 0 2
Australia McGrath 8 6 3 6 Australia McGrath 4 6 1 6 6
France Weiss 6 1 6 2 Australia McGrath 6 8 6 6
France Billaudot 6 5 6 3 6 France Billaudot 3 10 2 4
India Fyzee 3 7 0 6 3

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Lysaght 8 6 6 6
France Piel 10 2 3 1 United Kingdom Lysaght 2 7 0 1
Switzerland Mercier-Odier 2 1 2 France Rodel 6 5 6 6
France Rodel 6 6 6 France Rodel 4 6 6 6
Belgium Naeyaert 6 6 6 11 Italy Taroni 6 3 4 3
France Lecointre 1 3 0 Belgium Naeyaert 6 6 2 4 3
France George 6 10 11 r 11 Italy Taroni 1 4 6 6 6
11 Italy Taroni 3 12 12 France Rodel
Poland Hebda 6 6 6 6 France Boussus
France Leven 4 4 2 Poland Hebda 1 0 4
Australia Turnbull 6 6 6 Australia Turnbull 6 6 6
France Journu 2 2 2 Australia Turnbull 6 6 4 2 3
Belgium Ewbank 4 6 6 6 6 France Boussus 2 4 6 6 6
France Tenaille 6 2 4 3 Belgium Ewbank 0 1 1
United Kingdom Gandar-Dower 8 1 1 0 6 France Boussus 6 6 6
6 France Boussus 6 6 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 Germany Tuescher 6 6 6      
 United States Culley 4 1 4          Germany Tuescher 4 6 10 6 6  
 France Lesueur 6 6 6          France Lesueur 6 1 12 0 8  
 Monaco Landau 0 4 2            France Lesueur 6 1 10      
 France Lafontan 8 1 1 0         14  Austria Artens 8 6 12      
 Italy Sertorio 6 6 6 6        Italy Sertorio 6 3 6 3 2
 Switzerland Aeschliman 4 4 3         14  Austria Artens 4 6 1 6 6  
14  Austria Artens 6 6 6           14  Austria Artens 4 0 3    
 Germany Denker 6 6 8           3  United Kingdom Austin 6 6 6    
 South Africa Robertson 1 0 6          Germany Denker            
     Czechoslovakia Siba            
       Germany Denker 3 3 3    
      3  United Kingdom Austin 6 6 6      
     France Goldschmidt 2 2 1    
    3  United Kingdom Austin 6 6 6      
 

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     India Kutch 2 6 5 6 4  
     France Bernard 6 4 7 3 6  
       France Bernard 4 4 3      
      10  United Kingdom Hughes 6 6 6      
     France Poullain 0 1 0    
    10  United Kingdom Hughes 6 6 6      
      10  United Kingdom Hughes 6 6 2 6  
       Czechoslovakia Hecht 2 3 6 4  
     France De Buzelet 5 6 3      
     Czechoslovakia Hecht 7 8 6      
       Czechoslovakia Hecht 2 6 2 7 6
      7  United Kingdom Prenn 6 1 6 5 3  
     France Brugnon 4 3 2    
    7  United Kingdom Prenn 6 6 6      
 

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     France Destremau            
     Wheatecroft            
       France Destremau 0 1 1      
      15  United Kingdom Sleem 6 6 6      
    15  United Kingdom Sleem 6 4 6 6  
     Nydis 1 6 1 2    
      15  United Kingdom Sleem 6 1 5 0  
      2  Australia Crawford 0 6 7 6  
     Hungary Gabrowitz 6 8 0 6 6  
     France Bonte 1 10 6 3 2  
       Hungary Gabrowitz 2 3 1    
      2  Australia Crawford 6 6 6      
     France Vieillard 4 4 6 0  
    2  Australia Crawford 6 6 4 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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