1953 French Championships (tennis)

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1953 French Championships
Date 19 May – 30 May
Edition 52nd
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Clay
Location Paris (XVIe), France
Venue Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Ken Rosewall [1]
Women's Singles
United States Maureen Connolly [2]
Men's Doubles
Australia Lew Hoad / Australia Ken Rosewall
Women's Doubles
United States Doris Hart / United States Shirley Fry
Mixed Doubles
United States Doris Hart / United States Vic Seixas

The 1953 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 19 May until 30 May. It was the 52nd staging of the French Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1953.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Ken Rosewall defeated United States Victor Elias Seixas 6–3, 6–4, 1–6, 6–2

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Maureen Connolly defeated United States Doris Hart 6–2, 6–4

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Lew Hoad / Australia Ken Rosewall defeated Australia Mervyn Rose / Australia Clive Wilderspin 6–2, 6–1, 6–1

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Doris Hart / United States Shirley Fry defeated United States Maureen Connolly / United States Julia Sampson 6–4, 6–3

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Doris Hart / Australia Vic Seixas defeated United States Maureen Connolly / Australia Mervyn Rose 4–6, 6–4, 6–0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1953 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1953 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1953 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1953 Wimbledon Championships