1937 French Championships (tennis)

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1937 French Championships
Date 18 May - 30 May
Edition 42nd
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Clay
Location Paris (XVIe), France
Venue Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Germany Henner Henkel [1]
Women's Singles
Denmark Hilde Sperling [2]
Men's Doubles
Germany Gottfried von Cramm / Germany Henner Henkel
Women's Doubles
France Simonne Mathieu / United Kingdom Billie Yorke
Mixed Doubles
France Simonne Mathieu / France Yvon Petra
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The 1937 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 18 May[3] until 30 May. It was the 42nd staging of the French Championships and the second Grand Slam tournament of the year.

Champions

Men's Singles

Germany Henner Henkel defeated United Kingdom Bunny Austin 6–1, 6–4, 6–3


Women's Singles

Denmark Hilde Sperling defeated France Simonne Mathieu 6–2, 6–4


Men's Doubles

Germany Gottfried von Cramm / Germany Henner Henkel defeated South Africa Vernon Kirby / South Africa Norman Farquharson 6–4, 7–5, 3–6, 6–1


Women's Doubles

France Simonne Mathieu / United Kingdom Billie Yorke defeated United States Dorothy Andrus / France Sylvie Jung Henrotin 3–6, 6–2, 6–2


Mixed Doubles

France Simonne Mathieu / France Yvon Petra defeated Germany Marie-Luise Horn / France Roland Journu 7–5, 7–5


References

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1937 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1937 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-03. 
  3. ^ "Lawn Tennis—French Championships". The Times. 19 May 1937. Retrieved 8 July 2013. 

External links

  • French Open official website


Preceded by
1937 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1937 Wimbledon Championships
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