1946 French Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1946 French Championships
Champion United States Margaret Osborne
Runner-up United States Pauline Betz
Final score 1–6, 8–6, 7–5
Details
Draw 39
Seeds 16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1939 · French Championships · 1947 →

Second-seeded Margaret Osborne defeated first-seeded Pauline Betz 1–6, 8–6, 7–5 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1946 French Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States Pauline Betz (Finalist)
  2. United States Margaret Osborne (Champion)
  3. United States Louise Brough (Semifinalist)
  4. United States Patricia Todd (Third round)
  5. France Monique Hamelin (Third round)
  6. United Kingdom Billie Yorke (First round)
  7. Luxembourg Alice Weiwers (Quarterfinalist)
  8. France Ginette Jucker (Third round)
  1. United Kingdom Betty Hilton (Quarterfinalist)
  2. France Micheline Inglebert (Third round)
  3. United States Doris Hart (Quarterfinalist)
  4. United States Dorothy Bundy (Semifinalist)
  5. France Nelly Landry (Quarterfinalist)
  6. France Simone Laffargue (Third round)
  7. Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska (Third round)
  8. Italy Helena Straubeova (Third round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                             
1 United States Pauline Betz 6 6
9 United Kingdom Betty Hilton 1 0
1 United States Pauline Betz 6 6
12 United States Dorothy Bundy 3 4
13 France Nelly Landry 4 7 4
12 United States Dorothy Bundy 6 5 6
1 United States Pauline Betz 6 6 5
2 United States Margaret Osborne 1 8 7
11 United States Doris Hart 4 6 1
3 United States Louise Brough 6 4 6
3 United States Louise Brough 5 3
2 United States Margaret Osborne 7 6
7 Luxembourg Alice Weiwers 3 2
2 United States Margaret Osborne 6 6

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States Betz 6 6
France Brunnarius 1 2
1 United States Betz 6 6
16 Italy Straubeova 1 2
16 Italy Straubeova 6 4 6
France Amouretti 2 6 4
1 United States Betz 6 6
9 United Kingdom Hilton 1 0
8 France Jucker 8 6
France Pannetier 6 4
8 France Jucker 1 2
9 United Kingdom Hilton 6 6
9 United Kingdom Hilton 6 6
France Saint Omer Roy 1 0

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 United States Todd 6 6
France Foy 1 0
4 United States Todd 2 3
13 France Landry 6 6
France Morel-Deville 0 3
13 France Landry 6 6
13 France Landry 6 5 6
12 United States Bundy 4 7 4
5 France Hamelin 6 7
United States Belin 0 0 France Boegner 2 5
France Boegner 6 6 5 France Hamelin 7 1
France Levy 0 0 12 United States Bundy 9 6
12 United States Bundy 6 6 12 United States Bundy 6 6
France Charpenel 4 4 United Kingdom Quertier 3 1
United Kingdom Quertier 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom Curry 6 6
France Claude 2 3 United Kingdom Curry 6 6
France Fritz 6 6 France Fritz 3 0
France Jamain 4 1 United Kingdom Curry 4 4
11 United States Hart 11 United States Hart 6 6
France Wyns-Speranza 11 United States Hart 8 6
France Patorni France Patorni 6 1
6 United Kingdom Yorke 11 United States Hart 6 4 6
3 United States Brough 4 6 1
14 France Laffargue 6 6
France Kleinadel 2 1
14 France Laffargue 3 6 3
3 United States Brough 6 3 6
France Savoye 1 0
3 United States Brough 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom Thomas 4 3
10 France Inglebert 6 6
10 France Inglebert 5 1
7 Luxembourg Weiwers 7 6
France Marcellin 3 4
7 Luxembourg Weiwers 6 6
7 Luxembourg Weiwers 6 6
2 United States Osborne 3 2
France Ravoux 6 3
15 Poland Jędrzejowska 8 6
15 Poland Jędrzejowska 4 6
2 United States Margaret Osborne 6 8
France Saladin 0 2
2 United States Margaret Osborne 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 394. ISBN 978-0942257700. 

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