1964 French Championships (tennis)

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1964 French Championships
Date 19 May – 30 May
Edition 63rd
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Clay
Location Paris (XVIe), France
Venue Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Spain Manuel Santana [1][2]
Women's Singles
Australia Margaret Smith [3][2]
Men's Doubles
Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Ken Fletcher
Women's Doubles
Australia Margaret Smith / Australia Lesley Turner Bowrey
Mixed Doubles
Australia Margaret Smith / Australia Ken Fletcher

The 1964 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 63rd staging of the French Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1964.[2][4][5]

Champions[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Spain Manuel Santana defeated Italy Nicola Pietrangeli 6–3, 6–1, 4–6, 7–5

Women's singles[edit]

Australia Margaret Court defeated Brazil Maria Bueno 5–7, 6–1, 6–2

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Ken Fletcher defeated Australia John Newcombe / Australia Tony Roche 7–5, 6–3, 3–6, 7–5

Women's Doubles[edit]

Australia Margaret Smith / Australia Lesley Turner Bowrey defeated Argentina Norma Baylon / West Germany Helga Schultze 6–3, 6–1

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Australia Margaret Smith / Australia Ken Fletcher defeated Australia Lesley Turner Bowrey / Australia Fred Stolle 6–3, 4–6, 8–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1964 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  2. ^ a b c Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 129–131. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  3. ^ "Roland-Garros 1964 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  4. ^ Gilles Delamarre (1991). Roland Garros : Le Livre du Tournoi du Centenaire. Paris: Fédération Française de Tennis. pp. 240–245. ISBN 2906450510. 
  5. ^ Max Robertson, ed. (1974). The Encyclopedia of Tennis (1st ed.). London: Allen & Unwin. pp. 375–378. ISBN 0047960426. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1964 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1964 Wimbledon Championships