1957 French Championships (tennis)

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1957 French Championships
Date 21 May – 1 June
Edition 56th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Clay
Location Paris (XVIe), France
Venue Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Sweden Sven Davidson [1]
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer [2]
Men's Doubles
Australia Malcolm Anderson / Australia Ashley Cooper
Women's Doubles
United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer / United States Darlene Hard
Mixed Doubles
Czechoslovakia Věra Pužejová / Czechoslovakia Jirí Javorský
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The 1957 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 21 May until 1 June. It was the 56th staging of the French Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1957.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Sweden Sven Davidson defeated United States Herbert Flam 6–3, 6–4, 6–4


Women's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer defeated United States Dorothy Knode 6–1, 6–3


Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Malcolm Anderson / Australia Ashley Cooper defeated Australia Don Candy / Australia Mervyn Rose 6–3, 6–0, 6–3


Women's Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer / United States Darlene Hard defeated Mexico Yola Ramírez / Mexico Rosie Reyes 7–5, 4–6, 7–5


Mixed Doubles[edit]

Czechoslovakia Věra Pužejová / Czechoslovakia Jirí Javorský defeated West Germany Edda Buding / Chile Luis Ayala 6–3, 6–4


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1957 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1957 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1957 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1957 Wimbledon Championships