1957 French Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1957 French Championships
Champion United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer
Runner-up United States Dorothy Knode
Final score 6–1, 6–3
Details
Draw 64
Seeds 16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1956 · French Championships · 1958 →

First-seeded Shirley Bloomer defeated Dorothy Knode 6–1, 6–3 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1957 French Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer (Champion)
  2. United States Dorothy Knode (Finalist)
  3. Belgium Christiane Mercelis (Quarterfinalist)
  4. West Germany Edda Buding (Third round)
  5. United States Darlene Hard (Quarterfinalist)
  6. Australia Mary Hawton (Third round)
  7. Italy Silvana Lazzarino (Second round)
  8. Italy Annalissa Bellani (Third round)
  1. Hungary Zsuzsi Körmöczy (Quarterfinalist)
  2. Bermuda Heather Brewer (Quarterfinalist)
  3. France Jacqueline Kermina (Second round)
  4. France Ginette Bucaille (Second round)
  5. Czechoslovakia Vera Puzejova (Semifinalist)
  6. West Germany Erika Vollmer (Third round)
  7. Spain Pilar Barril (Third round)
  8. Mexico Yola Ramírez (Third round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                             
1 United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer 6 6
9 Hungary Zsuzsi Körmöczy 1 1
1 United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer 6 2 6
13 Czechoslovakia Věra Pužejová 4 6 4
13 Czechoslovakia Věra Pužejová 6 5 8
5 United States Darlene Hard 3 7 6
1 United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer 6 6
2 United States Dorothy Knode 1 3
  United Kingdom Ann Haydon 6 6
3 Belgium Christiane Mercelis 2 1
  United Kingdom Ann Haydon 4 8
2 United States Dorothy Knode 6 10
10 Bermuda Heather Brewer 1 7
2 United States Dorothy Knode 6 9

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United Kingdom Bloomer 6 6
Netherlands Marinkelle 4 2 1 United Kingdom Bloomer 6 6
France Coste 6 7 0 France De La Courtie 2 1
France De La Courtie 3 9 6 1 United Kingdom Bloomer 8 3 6
South Africa Schuurman 2 4 16 Mexico Ramírez 6 6 4
16 Mexico Ramírez 6 6 16 Mexico Ramírez 6 6
France Seghers 6 6 5 France Nenot 1 3
France Nenot 8 0 7 1 United Kingdom Bloomer 6 6
France Dubois 1 3 9 Hungary Körmöczy 1 1
8 Italy Bellani 6 6 8 Italy Bellani 6 6
United States Fageros Poland Jędrzejowska 2 2
Poland Jędrzejowska 8 Italy Bellani 1 2
France Gimault 3 1 9 Hungary Körmöczy 6 6
9 Hungary Körmöczy 6 6 9 Hungary Körmöczy 7 6
Italy Migliori w/o Australia Hoad 5 1
Australia Hoad

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
France Bouchet 1 2
4 West Germany Buding 6 6 4 West Germany Buding 6 6
Italy Pericoli Canada Bedard 0 1
Canada Bedard 4 West Germany Buding 7 1 5
United Kingdom Truman 5 0 13 Czechoslovakia Pužejová 5 6 7
13 Czechoslovakia Pužejová 7 6 13 Czechoslovakia Pužejová 8 6
France Chatrier 3 7 2 South Africa Reynolds 6 1
South Africa Reynolds 6 5 6 13 Czechoslovakia Pužejová 6 5 8
Hungary Mrs. Gy Erdődi 5 United States Hard 3 7 6
5 United States Hard 5 United States Hard 6 6
France Trauttmann 1 2 United States Liguori 0 1
United States Liguori 6 6 5 United States Hard 6 7
France Monnot 1 2 Australia Hellyer 3 5
12 France Bucaille 6 6 12 France Bucaille 6 4 1
France Courteix 3 4 Australia Hellyer 3 6 6
Australia Hellyer 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Australia Newcombe w/o
United Kingdom Haydon United Kingdom Haydon 6 6
New Zealand Morrison 2 4 11 France Kermina 3 2
11 France Kermina 6 6 United Kingdom Haydon 6 7
France De Chambure 4 4 6 Australia Hawton 3 5
West Germany Buding 6 6 West Germany Buding 6 2 0
Netherlands Wienese 3 3 6 Australia Hawton 4 6 6
6 Australia Hawton 6 6 United Kingdom Haydon 6 6
Argentina Weiss 6 4 5 3 Belgium Mercelis 2 1
France Le Besnerais 4 6 7 France Le Besnerais 6 4 4
Mexico Reyes 2 4 14 West Germany Vollmer 3 6 6
14 West Germany Vollmer 6 6 14 West Germany Vollmer 2 2
Belgium Pouchain w/o 3 Belgium Mercelis 6 6
France De Lansalut France De Lansalut 2 5
France Bourbonnais 3 6 3 Belgium Mercelis 6 7
3 Belgium Mercelis 6 8

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Brazil Bueno
France Galtier France Galtier 4 4
Kenya Marshall 10 Bermuda Brewer 6 6
10 Bermuda Brewer 10 Bermuda Brewer 6 6
France Varin 6 4 South Africa Fancutt 3 3
South Africa Fancutt 8 6 South Africa Fancutt 6 6
Belgium Crowet 2 2 7 Italy Lazzarino 2 0
7 Italy Lazzarino 6 6 10 Bermuda Brewer 1 7
New Zealand Robson 1 2 2 United States Knode 6 9
France Billaz 6 6 France Billaz 0 6 4
Hungary Peterdy 4 7 5 15 Spain Barril 6 2 6
15 Spain Barril 6 5 7 15 Spain Barril 0 0
France Berson 4 3 2 United States Knode 6 6
South Africa Forbes 6 6 South Africa Forbes 2 2
France Siarry 2 3 2 United States Knode 6 6
2 United States Knode 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 395. ISBN 978-0942257700. 

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