1954 French Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1954 French Championships
Champion United States Maureen Connolly
Runner-up France Ginette Bucaille
Final score 6–4, 6–1
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1953 · French Championships · 1955 →

Maureen Connolly defeated Ginette Bucaille 6–4, 6–1 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1954 French Championships.[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. France Nelly Adamson (Semifinalist)
  3. United Kingdom Helen Fletcher (First round)
  4. Italy Silvana Lazzarino (Semifinalist)
  5. France Anne-Marie Seghers (Quarterfinalist)
  6. United States Baba Mercedes Lewis (Third round)
  7. Mexico Yola Ramírez (Third round)
  8. Germany Toto Zehden (Third round)
  1. n/a
  2. United States Dorothy W. Levine (Quarterfinalist)
  3. France Ginette Bucaille (Finalist)
  4. France Jacqueline Kermina (Third round)
  5. United Kingdom A. Baxter (First round)
  6. Spain Pilar Barril (Second round)
  7. United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer (Third round)
  8. Italy Nicla Migliori (Second 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 6 6
United Kingdom Angela Buxton 1 0
1 United States Maureen Connolly 6 6
4 Italy Silvana Lazzarino 0 1
4 Italy Silvana Lazzarino 6 6
5 France Anne-Marie Seghers 3 3
1 United States Maureen Connolly 6 6
11 France Ginette Bucaille 4 1
11 France Ginette Bucaille 6 6
France Josette Amouretti 1 1
11 France Ginette Bucaille 6 6
2 France Nelly Adamson 2 4
10 United States Dorothy W. Levine 1 2
2 France Nelly Adamson 6 6

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States Connolly 6 6
France Salvet 0 2
1 United States Connolly 6 6
France Galtier 2 3
16 Italy Migliori 4 3
France Galtier 6 6
1 United States Connolly 6 6
United Kingdom Buxton 1 0
8 Germany Zehden 8 7 7
France Varin 4 7 France Varin 6 9 5
Australia Hopman 6 5 8 Germany Zehden 3 4
14 Spain Barril 6 6 United Kingdom Buxton 6 6
France Bernard 3 4 14 Spain Barril 2 2
Belgium Mercelis 1 2 United Kingdom Buxton 6 6
United Kingdom Buxton 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 Italy Lazzarino
France De La Giroday 4 Italy Lazzarino 7 6 6
Belgium Coessens 6 7 Belgium Coessens 9 0 0
France Bras 1 5 4 Italy Lazzarino 6 6
13 United Kingdom Baxter France Schmitt 1 4
France Schmitt France Schmitt 8 7
United States Morris 1 1 France Patorni 6 5
France Patorni 6 6 4 Italy Lazzarino 6 6
5 France Seghers 6 6 5 France Seghers 3 3
France Labesse 1 0 5 France Seghers 6 6
United Kingdom Mottram Switzerland Alvensleben 2 0
Switzerland Alvensleben 5 France Seghers 6 6
France Geranton 2 1 12 France Kermina 1 3
United States Kimbrell 6 6 United States Kimbrell 6 3 1
France De La Courtie 0 3 12 France Kermina 2 6 6
12 France Kermina 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom Sargeant 7 4
France Coste 9 6 France Coste 0 0
Belgium Isaac 3 2 11 France Bucaille 6 6
11 France Bucaille 6 6 11 France Bucaille 7 6
United Kingdom Walter 0 2 6 United States Lewis 5 2
Switzerland Kaufmann 6 6 Switzerland Kaufmann 3 6 4
France Monnot 2 3 6 United States Lewis 6 4 6
6 United States Lewis 6 6 11 France Bucaille 6 6
France Amouretti 3 6 6 France Amouretti 1 1
United States Bradley 6 4 2 France Amouretti 6 6
Germany Buding 6 6 Germany Buding 2 4
Germany Vollmer 2 4 France Amouretti 10 6 6
France Bourbonnais 6 6 France Bourbonnais 12 1 4
United States Folger 0 0 France Bourbonnais 6 6
Belgium Crowet Belgium Crowet 0 0
3 United Kingdom Fletcher

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
France Dubois 4 9
France Lemal 6 11 France Lemal 6 0 3
France De Chambure 6 0 3 10 United States Levine 3 6 6
10 United States Levine 3 6 6 10 United States Levine 1 6 6
Sweden Bonstrom 2 3 7 Mexico Ramírez 6 4 2
France Dubois 6 6 France Dubois 1 1
7 Mexico Ramírez 6 6
10 United States Levine 6 6
2 France Adamson 1 2
Egypt Abbas 1 4
15 United Kingdom Bloomer 6 6
15 United Kingdom Bloomer 6 3 3
2 France Adamson 4 6 6
New Zealand Robson 3 0
2 France Adamson 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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