1949 French Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1949 French Championships
Champion United States Frank Parker [1]
Runner-up United States Budge Patty [1]
Final score 6–3, 1–6, 6–1, 6–4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women

Frank Parker defeated Budge Patty 6–3, 1–6, 6–1, 6–4 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1949 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. United States Richard Gonzales (Semifinalist)
  3. Italy Giovanni Cucelli (Quarterfinalist)
  4. South Africa Eric Sturgess (Semifinalist)
  5. Sweden Lennart Bergelin (Fourth round)
  6. United States Budge Patty (Finalist)
  7. France Marcel Bernard (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Dragutin Mitić (Quarterfinalist)
  1. France Paul Remy (Fourth round)
  2. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Josip Pallada (Fourth round)
  3. Philippines Felicisimo Ampon (Fourth round)
  4. France Robert Abdesselam (Quarterfinalist)
  5. France Jacques Thomas (Fourth round)
  6. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Franjo Punčec (Fourth round)
  7. Sweden Torsten Johansson (Fourth round)
  8. Chile Ricardo Balbiers (Fourth 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  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Dragutin Mitić 0 2 4      
  1  United States Frank Parker 6 6 6      
  4  South Africa Eric Sturgess 2 1 4      
4  South Africa Eric Sturgess 6 6 6    
  12  France Robert Abdesselam 1 4 2      
    1  United States Frank Parker 6 1 6 6  
  6  United States Budge Patty 3 6 1 4  
  6  United States Budge Patty 7 10 6 8    
3  Italy Giovanni Cucelli 5 12 3 6    
6  United States Budge Patty 6 6 3 6  
  2  United States Pancho Gonzales 4 3 6 3    
7  France Marcel Bernard 1 5 7 1  
  2  United States Pancho Gonzales 6 7 5 6    

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1  United States Parker 6 6 6      
     France Grandguillot 3 1 2      
      1  United States Parker 6 6 6      
       France Berthet 3 3 1      
     France Berthet          
     Egypt Nimr            
      1  United States Parker 7 6 6    
      16  Chile Balbiers 5 2 2    
     Israel Gornitzky 0 5 4      
    16  Chile Balbiers 6 7 6      
      16  Chile Balbiers 6 6 6    
       Italy Pautassi 1 2 2      
     Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Branovic 6 2 7 r  
     Italy Pautassi 3 6 7      
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    8  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mitić 6 9 6      
     France Colin 1 7 2      
      8  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mitić 6 6 8      
       Belgium Washer 2 2 6      
     South Africa Cockburn 6 4 8 6 6
     Belgium Washer 0 6 10 3 8  
      8  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mitić 6 10 6    
      9  France Remy 2 8 4    
     France Feret 4 4 2      
    9  France Remy 6 6 6      
      9  France Remy 2 6 5 6 6
       Chile Taverne 6 1 7 4 3  
     Chile Taverne          
     Egypt Talaat            
 

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    4  South Africa Sturgess 6 6 6      
     France Boussus 0 2 0      
      4  South Africa Sturgess 6 6 7      
       Italy Gardini 1 1 5      
     Italy Gardini 6 6 4 6  
 United Kingdom Oakley 6 6 6          United Kingdom Oakley 2 3 6 1    
 Israel Buntman 1 0 4           4  South Africa Sturgess 6 6 6    
 France Malosse                 13  France Thomas 3 4 0    
 Spain Casale                France Malosse 8 7 6 3 0  
 France Pellizza 4 6 2 4       13  France Thomas 6 5 8 6 6  
13  France Thomas 6 8 6 6         13  France Thomas 5 6 4 6 6
 France Billaudot 2 6 2 1          France Roger 7 4 6 4 4  
 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Milojkovic 6 2 6 6        Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Milojkovic 3 3 5    
 France Roger 6 6 6          France Roger 6 6 7      
 Israel Finkelkraut 3 1 2      

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 Sweden Bergelin
France Rodel 5 Sweden Bergelin 6 6 6
Monaco Medecin 8 4 0 France Letang 2 4 1
France Letang 10 6 6 5 Sweden Bergelin 6 6 6
Belgium Devroe 6 0 3 4 France Jalabert 4 1 1
Denmark Bjerre 4 6 6 6 Denmark Bjerre 3 1 2
Spain Ferrer France Jalabert 6 6 6
France Jalabert 5 Sweden Bergelin 4 0 3
France Journu 6 6 5 6 12 France Abdesselam 6 6 6
France Iemetti 1 3 7 3 France Journu 1 5 2
South Vietnam Gioi 1 2 2 12 France Abdesselam 6 7 6
12 France Abdesselam 6 6 6 12 France Abdesselam 6 6 6
France Dubuisson France Becker 1 4 4
France Becker France Becker 6 5 6 6 6
France Doublet 6 6 11 France Doublet 3 7 8 3 2
Israel Apel 1 2 9

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
South Africa Fannin 6 6 6
Switzerland Dupont 2 2 2 South Africa Fannin 13 6 3 1 3
United Kingdom Roberts 5 4 9 France Chatrier 11 1 6 6 6
France Chatrier 7 6 11 France Chatrier 4 4 1
United States Lord 4 6 6 5 3 11 Philippines Ampon 6 6 6
Israel Avidan-Weiss 6 4 3 7 6 Israel Avidan-Weiss 1 4 2
Czechoslovakia Hyks 5 4 1 11 Philippines Ampon 6 6 6
11 Philippines Ampon 7 6 6 11 Philippines Ampon 5 3 4
Netherlands Van Meegeren 6 8 4 6 7 6 United States Patty 7 6 6
Sweden Davidson 3 10 6 1 5 Netherlands Van Meegeren 6 7 10
France Nys France Schaff 4 5 8
France Schaff Netherlands Van Meegeren 6 4 4
France Sanglier 6 United States Patty 8 6 6
Spain Garriga Nogues France Sanglier 2 1 6
France Gajan 0 3 3 6 United States Patty 6 6 8
6 United States Patty 6 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 Egypt Zalzal 5 2 1      
 France Jamain 7 6 6          France Jamain 4 6 3 6 4  
 France Grandet 6 6 4 6        France Grandet 6 4 6 3 6  
 Spain Olozaga 4 3 6 2          France Grandet 4 5 2      
 Switzerland Grange 2 3 3           14  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Punčec 6 7 6      
14  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Punčec 6 6 6         14  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Punčec 6 7 0 2 6
 Netherlands Borren 1 6 3 2        France Favieres 2 5 6 6 4  
 France Favieres 6 4 6 6         14  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Punčec 6 3 2 5  
 France Laval 6 8 6           3  Italy Cucelli 4 6 6 7  
 France Lemyze 2 6 3          France Laval 2 2 1      
 France Delhomme 4 6 6 6        France Delhomme 6 6 6      
 France Lesueur 6 0 1 4          France Delhomme 6 2 3 2  
      3  Italy Cucelli 1 6 6 6    
     Egypt Coen 5 0 2    
    3  Italy Cucelli 7 6 6      
 

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     Egypt El Shafei 2 1 r      
    10  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Pallada 6 6        
      10  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Pallada 7 6 6      
       Italy Del Bello 5 3 3      
     Italy Del Bello 6 6 6    
     France Lucot 4 4 3      
      10  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Pallada 0 7 6 6 0
      7  France Bernard 6 9 2 4 6
     Belgium Geelhand De Merxem 3 2 5      
     South Africa Levy 6 6 7      
       South Africa Levy 6 5 3 3  
      7  France Bernard 3 7 6 6    
     France Weiss 3 7 2 0  
    7  France Bernard 6 5 6 6    
 

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    15  Sweden Johansson 6 6 6      
     France Chevallier 2 3 0      
      15  Sweden Johansson 6 6 6      
       Belgium Peten 4 3 4      
     Belgium Peten 7 6 6    
     France De Kermadec 5 1 1      
      15  Sweden Johansson 13 4 6 4  
      2  United States Gonzales 15 6 4 6  
     France Dubuc 6 2 6 6    
     Czechoslovakia Matous 2 6 4 2    
       France Dubuc 6 2 7    
      2  United States Gonzales 8 6 9      
     France Gentien 2 3 3    
    2  United States Gonzales 6 6 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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