1939 French Championships (tennis)

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1939 French Championships
Date 8 June - 17 June
Edition 44th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Clay
Location Paris (XVIe), France
Venue Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Don McNeill [1]
Women's Singles
France Simonne Mathieu [2]
Men's Doubles
United States Don McNeill / United States Charles Harris
Women's Doubles
France Simonne Mathieu / Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska
Mixed Doubles
United States Sarah Palfrey / United States Elwood Cooke
← 1938 · French Championships · 1946 →

The 1939 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 8 June until 17 June. It was the 44th staging of the French Championships and the last one held before a six-year hiatus due to World War II. It was the second of four Grand Slam tennis events of the year.

Champions

Men's Singles

United States Don McNeill defeated United States Bobby Riggs 7–5, 6–0, 6–3


Women's Singles

France Simonne Mathieu defeated Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska 6–3, 8–6


Men's Doubles

United States Don McNeill / United States Charles Harris defeated France Jean Borotra / France Jacques Brugnon 4–6, 6–4, 6–0, 2–6, 10–8


Women's Doubles

France Simonne Mathieu / Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska defeated Kingdom of Yugoslavia Alice Florian / Kingdom of Yugoslavia Hella Kovac 7–5, 7–5


Mixed Doubles

United States Sarah Palfrey / United States Elwood Cooke defeated France Simonne Mathieu / Kingdom of Yugoslavia Franjo Kukuljević 4–6, 6–1, 7–5

References

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1939 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1939 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 

External links

  • French Open official website


Preceded by
1939 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1939 Wimbledon Championships
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