1959 French Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1959 French Championships
Champion United Kingdom Christine Truman
Runner-up Hungary Zsuzsi Körmöczy
Final score 6–4, 7–5
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1958 · French Championships · 1960 →

Christine Truman defeated Zsuzsi Körmöczy 6–4, 7–5 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1959 French Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Hungary Zsuzsi Körmöczy (Finalist)
  2. United Kingdom Christine Truman (Champion)
  3. Brazil Maria Bueno (Quarterfinalist)
  4. United Kingdom Shirley Brasher (Third round)
  5. Australia Mary Reitano (Quarterfinalist)
  6. South Africa Sandra Reynolds (Semifinalist)
  7. United States Jeanne Marie Arth (Second round)
  8. Mexico Yola Ramírez (Third round)
  1. Czechoslovakia Vera Puzejova (Quarterfinalist)
  2. Belgium Christiane Mercelis (Second round)
  3. United States Janet Hopps (Third round)
  4. France Florence De La Courtie (Third round)
  5. Mexico Rosie Reyes (Semifinalist)
  6. Italy Silvana Lazzarino (Third round)
  7. South Africa Renée Schuurman (Second round)
  8. United States Mimi Arnold (Third round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                             
1 Hungary Zsuzsi Körmöczy 6 6
9 Czechoslovakia Vera Puzejova 3 4
1 Hungary Zsuzsi Körmöczy 6 6
13 Mexico Rosie Reyes 3 0
13 Mexico Rosie Reyes 4 6 6
5 Australia Mary Reitano 6 1 4
1 Hungary Zsuzsi Körmöczy 4 5
2 United Kingdom Christine Truman 6 7
6 South Africa Sandra Reynolds 2 6 6
3 Brazil Maria Bueno 6 4 2
6 South Africa Sandra Reynolds 6 6 2
2 United Kingdom Christine Truman 4 8 6
France Paule Courteix 1 6
2 United Kingdom Christine Truman 6 8

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 Hungary Körmöczy 6 6
United Kingdom Bentley 2 2 1 Hungary Körmöczy 6 6
France Trancart 2 4 France Bucaille 2 1
France Bucaille 6 6 1 Hungary Körmöczy 6 6
16 United States Arnold 16 United States Arnold 3 0
Poland Jędrzejowska w/o 16 United States Arnold 6 6
France Lucot 3 3 France Varin 2 2
France Varin 6 6 1 Hungary Körmöczy 6 6
8 Mexico Ramírez 6 6 9 Czechoslovakia Puzejova 3 4
Argentina Weiss 2 0 8 Mexico Ramírez 6 6
Laurence 2 0 Hungary Peterdy 0 2
Hungary Peterdy 6 6 8 Mexico Ramírez 6 6 1
United States Vail 2 0 9 Czechoslovakia Puzejova 1 8 6
9 Czechoslovakia Puzejova 6 6 9 Czechoslovakia Puzejova 6 6
West Germany Buding France Amouretti 1 2
France Amouretti

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 United Kingdom Brasher 6 6
France Trauttmann 1 2 4 United Kingdom Brasher 6 6
France Billaz 1 5 South Africa Cross 0 1
South Africa Cross 6 7 4 United Kingdom Brasher 5 6 1
13 Mexico Reyes 5 6 6 13 Mexico Reyes 7 2 6
New Zealand Morrison 7 3 3 13 Mexico Reyes 6 4 6
France Siarry 3 5 Spain Barril 4 6 1
Spain Barril 6 7 13 Mexico Reyes 4 6 6
5 Australia Reitano 6 6 5 Australia Reitano 6 1 4
Netherlands Rouwenhorst-Tekelenburg 1 2 5 Australia Reitano 7 3 6
France Bourbonnais 3 1 West Germany Buding 5 6 2
West Germany Buding 6 6 5 Australia Reitano 6 6
France Coste 4 8 1 12 France De La Courtie 0 2
12 France De La Courtie 6 6 6 12 France De La Courtie 6 2 6
United States Fageros 4 1 Hungary Brosszmann 3 6 1
Hungary Brosszmann 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
France Galtier 4 3
France Seghers 6 6 France Seghers 1 5
United States Thomas 0 1 11 United States Hopps 6 7
11 United States Hopps 6 6 11 United States Hopps 3 3
France Nenot 6 2 5 6 South Africa Reynolds 6 6
Australia Hellyer 3 6 7 Australia Hellyer 7 2 1
Chile Tort De Ayala 6 South Africa Reynolds 5 6 6
6 South Africa Reynolds 6 South Africa Reynolds 2 6 6
United Kingdom Edwards 8 1 3 Brazil Bueno 6 4 2
France Rees-Lewis 10 6 France Rees-Lewis 6 6 5
France Berson 8 4 4 14 Italy Lazzarino 8 2 7
14 Italy Lazzarino 6 6 6 14 Italy Lazzarino 0 6 3
France Galtier 1 6 4 3 Brazil Bueno 6 1 6
United Kingdom Ward 6 4 6 United Kingdom Ward 0 2
West Germany Zehden 3 Brazil Bueno 6 6
3 Brazil Bueno

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States Stewart 6 2 4
France Bouchet 3 6 6 France Bouchet 2 6 6
France Huve 1 3 10 Belgium Mercelis 6 3 4
10 Belgium Mercelis 6 6 France Bouchet 2 3
France Levy w/o France Courteix 6 6
France Courteix France Courteix 6 8
Australia Muller 2 4 7 United States Arth 1 6
7 United States Arth 6 6 France Courteix 1 6
Italy Bassi 6 6 2 United Kingdom Truman 6 8
France De Lansalut 2 3 Italy Bassi 6 6
France Bonniard 4 2 15 South Africa Schuurman 4 2
15 South Africa Schuurman 6 6 Italy Bassi 2 4
South Africa Gerson 0 2 2 United Kingdom Truman 6 6
New Zealand Nettleton 6 6 New Zealand Nettleton 1 3
France Le Besnerais 1 0 2 United Kingdom Truman 6 6
2 United Kingdom Truman 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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