1939 French Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1939 French Championships
Champion United States Don McNeill[1]
Runner-up United States Bobby Riggs[1]
Final score 6–3, 6–2, 6–4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women

Don McNeill defeated Bobby Riggs 7–5, 6–0, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1939 French Championships.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States Bobby Riggs (Finalist)
  2. Kingdom of Yugoslavia Franjo Punčec (Quarterfinalist)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  United States Bobby Riggs 6 2 8 7    
 Poland Ignacy Tłoczyński 2 6 6 5    
  1  United States Bobby Riggs 6 6 6      
   Hungary Ottó Szigeti 3 0 4      
 Hungary Ottó Szigeti 7 1 2 7 6
   France Christian Boussus 5 6 6 5 4  
    1  United States Bobby Riggs 5 0 3    
   United States Don McNeill 7 6 6    
   United States Elwood Cooke 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Henry Billington 4 4 1      
 United States Elwood Cooke 2 5 9 2  
   United States Don McNeill 6 7 7 6    
 United States Don McNeill 6 1 6 6  
  2  Kingdom of Yugoslavia Franjo Punčec 4 6 3 1    

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States Riggs 6 8 6 6
France Journu 4 10 4 2 1 United States Riggs 6 3 6 6
France Terrier 3 5 3 United Kingdom Shayes 4 6 3 3
United Kingdom Shayes 6 7 6 1 United States Riggs 6 6 6 8
France Pellizza France Combemale 8 4 4 6
Belgium Mouvet Belgium Mouvet 4 1 4
Belgium De Borman 8 8 1 France Combemale 6 6 6
France Combemale 10 10 6 1 United States Riggs 6 2 8 7
Kingdom of Yugoslavia Mitić 1 6 7 6 Poland Tłoczyński 2 6 6 5
France Bolelli 6 3 5 1 Kingdom of Yugoslavia Mitić 7 6 6
France Billaudot 6 6 2 3 3 France Langanay 5 1 3
France Langanay 3 3 6 6 6 Kingdom of Yugoslavia Mitić 0 4 6 0
Poland Tłoczyński 6 6 6 Poland Tłoczyński 6 6 2 6
Robinson 2 3 4 Poland Tłoczyński 4 6 6 10
Netherlands Van Swol 6 3 6 4 6 France Abdesselam 6 4 0 8
France Abdesselam 4 6 3 6 8

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Hungary Szigeti 6 6 6 6
United Kingdom Wilde 8 1 3 2 Hungary Szigeti 6 6 6
France Sanglier 2 2 6 1 France Jaquemet 2 4 4
France Jaquemet 6 6 3 6 Hungary Szigeti 3 6 4 6 6
France Feret 7 6 6 6 France Feret 6 3 6 4 1
United States Robertson 9 2 2 3 France Feret 6 6 6
France Lesueur 6 4 2 Belgium Geelhand De Merxem 2 2 2
Belgium Geelhand De Merxem 8 6 6 Hungary Szigeti 7 1 2 7 6
France Glasser 3 6 4 3 France Boussus 5 6 6 5 4
Republic of Ireland Rogers Lyttelton 6 3 6 6 Republic of Ireland Rogers Lyttelton 6 6 6
France Lecointre 1 1 3 Kingdom of Yugoslavia Pallada 4 3 0
Kingdom of Yugoslavia Pallada 6 6 6 Republic of Ireland Rogers Lyttelton 7 3 2
United States Harris 9 0 2 France Boussus 9 6 6
France Boussus 11 6 6 France Boussus 11 6 6
United States Smith 3 4 6 6 France Dessair 9 0 2
France Dessair 6 6 2 8

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 France Rodel 9 2 1 4    
 France Gentien 7 6 6 6        France Gentien 0 7 3      
     United States Cooke 6 9 6      
       United States Cooke 6 2        
       Kingdom of Yugoslavia Kukuljević 1 1 r      
     France Catteau 7 6 6 3 0
 France Rimet 2 1 4          Kingdom of Yugoslavia Kukuljević 9 2 4 6 6  
 Kingdom of Yugoslavia Kukuljević 6 6 6            United States Cooke 6 6 6    
       United Kingdom Billington 4 4 1    
     Belgium Van Den Eynde 2 4 6 6 8  
 France Bonte 0 3 3          United Kingdom Billington 6 6 2 4 10  
 United Kingdom Billington 6 6 6            United Kingdom Billington 4 6 3 7 6
       Hungary Asbóth 6 4 6 5 3  
     Monaco Galeppe 1 4 1    
     Hungary Asbóth 6 6 6      
 

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 France Pellizza 6 1 3      
 France Destremau 8 6 6          France Destremau 9 9 6      
 Argentina Hauser 0 0 2          France Brugnon 7 7 0      
 France Brugnon 6 6 6            France Destremau 2 6 3 6 2  
 Poland Baworowski 6 1 5 1          United States McNeill 6 1 6 4 6  
 United States McNeill 2 6 7 6        United States McNeill 6 6 6    
 France Chevallier 6 1 2 0        France Jamain 2 1 0      
 France Jamain 3 6 6 6          United States McNeill 6 1 6 6  
      2  Kingdom of Yugoslavia Punčec 4 6 3 1  
     Belgium Lacroix 2 11 3 0    
     Hungary Gábory 6 9 6 6    
       Hungary Gábory 4 3 2    
      2  Kingdom of Yugoslavia Punčec 6 6 6      
     United Kingdom Hare 2 5 4    
    2  Kingdom of Yugoslavia Punčec 6 7 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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