1948 French Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1948 French Championships
Champion United States Frank Parker [1]
Runner-up Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný [1]
Final score 8–6, 7–5, 6–4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women

Frank Parker defeated Jaroslav Drobný 6–4, 7–5, 5–7, 8–6 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1948 French Championships.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States Frank Parker (Champion)
  2. Hungary József Asbóth (Second round)
  3. Australia John Bromwich (First round)
  4. South Africa Eric Sturgess (Semifinalist)
  5. France Marcel Bernard (Quarterfinalist)
  6. Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný (Finalist)
  7. United States Budge Patty (Semifinalist)
  8. Italy Giovanni Cucelli (Quarterfinalist)
  1. Australia Frank Sedgman (Fourth round)
  2. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Dragutin Mitić (Fourth round)
  3. United Kingdom Tony Mottram (Fourth round)
  4. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Josip Pallada (Fourth round)
  5. Belgium Philippe Washer (Fourth round)
  6. Sweden Lennart Bergelin (Quarterfinalist)
  7. Italy Marcello Del Bello (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Poland Wladyslaw Skonecki (Second round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  United States Frank Parker 6 6 6      
8  Italy Giovanni Cucelli 1 2 1      
  1  United States Frank Parker 6 6 6      
  4  South Africa Eric W. Sturgess 2 2 1      
4  South Africa Eric Sturgess 6 6 9    
  5  France Marcel Bernard 3 2 7      
    1  United States Frank Parker 6 7 5 8  
  6  Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný 4 5 7 6  
  6  Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný 6 6 6      
14  Sweden Lennart Bergelin 2 1 4      
6  Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný 2 6 4 6 6
  7  United States Budge Patty 6 3 6 4 3  
7  United States Budge Patty 6 6 8    
  15  Italy Marcello Del Bello 1 3 6      

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1  United States Parker 6 6 6      
     United Kingdom Hare 1 1 1      
      1  United States Parker 8 4 7 13    
       France Destremau 6 6 5 11    
     Hungary Katona 3 3 6 3  
     France Destremau 6 6 4 6    
      1  United States Parker 6 7 6    
       Czechoslovakia Vrba 1 5 1    
    16  Poland Skonecki            
     Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Kukuljević            
       Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Kukuljević 4 6 3 6 3
       Czechoslovakia Vrba 6 1 6 3 6  
     France Iemetti 5 2 3    
     Czechoslovakia Vrba 7 6 6      
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    8  Italy Cucelli 6 6 6      
     United States Young 3 3 2      
      8  Italy Cucelli 6 6 6      
       India Bose 2 3 1      
     France Billaudot 1 1 6    
     India Bose 6 6 8      
      8  Italy Cucelli 8 6 6    
      9  Australia Sedgman 6 4 3    
     France Weiss 1 4 3      
    9  Australia Sedgman 6 6 6      
      9  Australia Sedgman 6 6 6    
       Spain Szawoszt 4 3 1      
     France Boussus 8 2 7 7  
     Spain Szawoszt 10 6 5 9    
 

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 South Africa Sturgess 6 6 6
France Grandet 1 4 2 4 South Africa Sturgess 6 6 6
India Nath 2 6 1 6 6 India Nath 4 3 1
France Pellizza 6 3 6 1 0 4 South Africa Sturgess 6 6 6
Argentina Morea 6 6 10 5 France Remy 4 4 2
France Berthet 0 8 12 7 France Berthet 6 8 3 0
France De Kermadec 3 2 8 6 4 France Remy 3 10 6 6
France Remy 6 6 6 4 6 4 South Africa Sturgess 6 6 6
Italy Belardinelli 13 Belgium Washer 4 4 3
Switzerland Blondel Switzerland Blondel 3 3 2
13 Belgium Washer 6 13 Belgium Washer 6 6 6
Hungary Ádám-Stolpa 0 r 13 Belgium Washer 6 6 3 6
Egypt Coen 0 7 6 6 Egypt Coen 8 1 6 2
France Chevallier 6 5 2 4 Egypt Coen 0 7 6 3 6
Australia Hopman 6 8 6 Australia Hopman 6 5 1 6 4
Monaco Medecin 3 6 2

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 France Bernard 6 6 6
France Mottez 4 3 4 5 France Bernard 2 6 6 6
France Boulle 3 3 3 France Dubuc 6 4 3 4
France Dubuc 6 6 6 5 France Bernard 6 6 4 6
France Zhendre 6 6 6 Netherlands Van Meegeren 3 4 6 0
France Schaff 4 3 3 France Zhendre 6 6 7 0
United States Robertson 6 3 4 3 Netherlands Van Meegeren 8 4 9 6
Netherlands Van Meegeren 4 6 6 6 5 France Bernard 4 6 2 7 6
France Becker 2 4 4 12 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Pallada 6 4 6 5 1
India Sawhney 6 6 6 India Sawhney 2 1 1
France Hugron 1 2 1 Egypt El Shafei 6 6 6
Egypt El Shafei 6 6 6 Egypt El Shafei 1 4 3
France Brugnon 12 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Pallada 6 6 6
12 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Pallada 12 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Pallada 6 6 6
Denmark Ulrich 6 5 6 6 Denmark Ulrich 4 1 3
Hungary Pető 1 7 4 1

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
France Chatrier 4 6 2 6 3
Denmark Nielsen 6 2 6 3 6 Denmark Nielsen 6 7 4 6
France Malosse France Malosse 0 5 6 4
France Gentien Denmark Nielsen 6 7 3 4 0
Netherlands Kryt 11 United Kingdom Mottram 4 5 6 6 6
Brazil Fernandez Netherlands Kryt 7 3 3 2
11 United Kingdom Mottram 6 4 6 6 11 United Kingdom Mottram 5 6 6 6
Hungary Fehér 2 6 1 4 11 United Kingdom Mottram 3 4 0
France Dessair 3 6 2 3 6 Czechoslovakia Drobný 6 6 6
France Abdesselam 6 3 6 6 France Abdesselam 6 6 6
France Jaquemet France Jamain 2 3 2
France Jamain France Abdesselam 1 1 6
France Journu 6 6 4 6 6 Czechoslovakia Drobný 6 6 8
France Colin 0 4 6 1 France Journu 2 3 0
France Lips 1 1 1 6 Czechoslovakia Drobný 6 6 6
6 Czechoslovakia Drobný 6 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
France Ducos De La Haille 3 3 10 6 6
Belgium Peten 6 6 8 4 3 France Ducos De La Haille 1 3 0
14 Sweden Bergelin 6 6 6 14 Sweden Bergelin 6 6 6
France Laval 2 1 1 14 Sweden Bergelin 6 6 6
France Sanglier 6 6 3 6 France Sanglier 0 1 4
United States Donnell 4 3 6 4 France Sanglier 6 6 7
Spain Bartroli Spain Bartroli 1 4 5
France Favières 14 Sweden Bergelin 6 6 6
Egypt Najar 6 5 1 7 5 Argentina Weiss 2 4 1
France Freling 0 7 6 5 7 France Freling 0 0 1
France Gajan 3 2 1 Italy Sada 6 6 6
Italy Sada 6 6 6 Italy Sada 4 1 6
Argentina Weiss Argentina Weiss 6 6 8
Monaco Landau Argentina Weiss 6 6 6
Switzerland Buchi Switzerland Buchi 1 4 4
3 Australia Bromwich

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    10  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mitić 6 6 6      
     United Kingdom Baxter 2 2 2      
      10  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mitić 7 6 6      
       Monaco Noghès 5 1 2      
     India Misra 1 4 5    
     Monaco Noghès 6 6 7      
      10  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mitić 0 0 4    
      7  United States Patty 6 6 6    
     France Thomas 6 6 6      
     France Feret 4 3 2      
       France Thomas 6 0 6 3  
      7  United States Patty 2 6 8 6    
     Netherlands Borren 1 2 4    
    7  United States Patty 6 6 6      
 

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     France Delhomme 1 1 4      
    15  Italy Del Bello 6 6 6      
      15  Italy Del Bello 6 4 3 6 6  
       Belgium Geelhand De Merxem 4 6 6 4 3  
     Belgium Geelhand De Merxem          
     France Grandguillot            
      15  Italy Del Bello 7 9 1    
       Czechoslovakia Vodicka 5 7 0 r  
     Argentina Russell 6 6 1 3 3  
     Czechoslovakia Vodicka 0 0 6 6 6  
       Czechoslovakia Vodicka 6 8 7    
       Spain Olozaga 4 6 5      
     Spain Olozaga          
    2  Hungary Asbóth            
 

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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