1949 French Championships (tennis)

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1949 French Championships
Date:   18 May – 28 May
Edition:   48th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Clay
Location:   Paris (XVIe), France
Venue:   Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Frank Parker [1]
Women's Singles
United States Margaret Osborne duPont [2]
Men's Doubles
United States Pancho Gonzales / United States Frank Parker
Women's Doubles
United States Margaret Du Pont / United States Louise Brough Clapp
Mixed Doubles
South Africa Sheila Piercey Summers / South Africa Eric Sturgess
French Championships
 < 1948 1950 > 

The 1949 French Championships (now known as the French Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris, France. The tournament ran from 18 May until 28 May. It was the 48th staging of the French Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1949.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Frank Parker defeated United States Budge Patty 6–3, 1–6, 6–1, 6–4


Women's Singles[edit]

United States Margaret Osborne duPont defeated France Nelly Adamson 7–5, 6–2


Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Pancho Gonzales / United States Frank Parker defeated South Africa Eustace Fannin / South Africa Eric Sturgess 6–3, 8–6, 5–7, 6–3


Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Margaret Osborne duPont / United States Louise Brough Clapp defeated United Kingdom Joy Gannon / United Kingdom Betty Hilton 7–5, 6–1


Mixed Doubles[edit]

South Africa Sheila Piercey Summers / South Africa Eric Sturgess defeated United Kingdom Jean Quertier / United Kingdom Gerry Oakley 6–1, 6–1


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1949 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1949 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1949 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1949 Wimbledon Championships