1953 French Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1953 French Championships
ChampionUnited States Maureen Connolly
Runner-upUnited States Doris Hart
Final score6–2, 6–4
Details
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1952 · French Championships · 1954 →

Doris Hart was the defending champion but lost in final 6–2, 6-4 to Maureen Connolly. With this win, Connolly completed her career grand slam in singles.[1]

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States Maureen Connolly (Champion)
  2. United States Doris Hart (Finalist)
  3. United States Shirley Fry (Semifinalist)
  4. United States Baba Mercedes Lewis (First round)
  5. United States Dorothy Head (Semifinalist)
  6. United Kingdom Angela Mortimer (Third round)
  7. United Kingdom Jean Rinkel-Quertier (Quarterfinalist)
  8. France Susan Chatrier (Quarterfinalist)
  9. United States Ann Gray (Third round)
  10. United States Julia Sampson (Third round)
  11. France Nelly Adamson (Quarterfinalist)
  12. United Kingdom Helen Fletcher (Third round)
  13. France Ginette Bucaille (Quarterfinalist)
  14. Italy Silvana Lazzarino (Third round)
  15. United Kingdom Anne Shilcock (Third round)
  16. France Raymonde Jones-Veber (Third round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1 United States Maureen Connolly 3 6 6
8 France Susan Chatrier 6 2 2
1 United States Maureen Connolly 6 6
5 United States Dorothy Head 3 3
13 France Ginette Bucaille 3 0
5 United States Dorothy Head 6 6
1 United States Maureen Connolly 6 6
2 United States Doris Hart 2 4
11 France Nelly Adamson 1 6 0
3 United States Shirley Fry 6 4 6
3 United States Shirley Fry 6 4
2 United States Doris Hart 8 6
7 United Kingdom Jean Rinkel-Quertier 3 3
2 United States Doris Hart 6 6

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States Connolly 6 6
Belgium Mercelis 1 3
1 United States Connolly 6 6
16 France Jones-Veber 3 1
16 France Jones-Veber 0 6 8
Switzerland Alvensleben 6 2 6
1 United States Connolly 3 6 6
8 France Chatrier 6 2 2
8 France Chatrier 6 6
Belgium Coessens 3 2
8 France Chatrier 8 7
9 United States Gray 6 5
9 United States Gray 6 6
France Bourbonnais 4 2

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 United States Lewis
France Haillet-Passet France Haillet-Passet 1 1
France Salvet 6 8 France Salvet 6 6
Spain Barril 4 6 France Salvet 6 2 0
13 France Bucaille 6 6 13 France Bucaille 2 6 6
Australia Hopman 1 2 13 France Bucaille 3 6 6
France Amouretti 3 2 United States Fageros 6 2 1
United States Fageros 6 6 13 France Bucaille 6 6
5 United States Head 6 6 5 United States Head 3 0
France Soisbault 0 0 5 United States Head 6 6
France Patorni 1 6 4 Netherlands Ten Bosch 3 2
Netherlands Ten Bosch 6 3 6 5 United States Head 6 6
France Lemal 6 6 4 12 United Kingdom Fletcher 1 3
France Varin 8 1 6 France Varin 2 3
12 United Kingdom Fletcher 6 6 12 United Kingdom Fletcher 6 6
France Kermina 0 0

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
11 France Adamson 6 6
France Halff 1 2 11 France Adamson
France Brunon 9 6 6 France Brunon
Belgium Isaac 11 2 4 11 France Adamson 6 6
United Kingdom Walter 6 6 6 United Kingdom Mortimer 2 3
United States Herr 0 2 United Kingdom Walter 0 0
Italy Migliori 1 6 9 6 United Kingdom Mortimer 6 6
6 United Kingdom Mortimer 6 2 11 11 France Adamson 6 4 6
France Dubois 3 6 11 3 United States Fry 1 6 0
14 Italy Lazzarino 6 3 13 14 Italy Lazzarino 6 6 6
United Kingdom Carlisle 3 3 France Gimault 8 4 0
France Gimault 6 6 14 Italy Lazzarino 2 0
France Galtier 0 0 3 United States Fry 6 6
United Kingdom Curry 6 6 United Kingdom Curry 8 4
France Schmitt 3 3 3 United States Fry 10 6
3 United States Fry 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
10 United States Sampson 7 6
Switzerland Charbonnier 5 2
10 United States Sampson 4 2
7 United Kingdom Rinkel-Quertier 6 6
France Billaz 4 2
7 United Kingdom Rinkel-Quertier 6 6
7 United Kingdom Rinkel-Quertier 6 6
2 United States Hart 3 3
Germany Vollmer-Obst 4 5
15 United Kingdom Shilcock 6 7
15 United Kingdom Shilcock 2 3
2 United States Hart 6 6
France De La Giroday 2 3
2 United States Hart 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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