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
← 1938 · French Championships · 1946 →

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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