1926 French Championships – Women's Singles

Suzanne Lenglen defeated Mary Kendall Browne 6–1, 6–0 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1926 French Championships.[1] Lenglen dropped four games in her five matches.

Women's Singles
1926 French Championships
ChampionFrance Suzanne Lenglen
Runner-upUnited States Mary Kendall Browne
Final score6–1, 6–0
Details
Draw32
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Suzanne Lenglen (Champion)
  2.   Helen Wills (Second round)
  3.   Mary Kendall Browne (Final)
  4.   Elizabeth Ryan (Quarterfinals)
  5.   Joan Fry Lakeman (Semifinals)
  6.   Kathleen McKane Godfree (Quarterfinals)
  7.   Diddie Vlasto (First round)
  8.   Yvonne Bourgeois (First round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Suzanne Lenglen 6 6
  Simonne Mathieu 0 0
1   Suzanne Lenglen 6 6
5   Joan Fry Lakeman 2 1
4   Elizabeth Ryan 5 6 9
5   Joan Fry Lakeman 7 3 11
1   Suzanne Lenglen 6 6
3   Mary K. Browne 1 0
3   Mary K. Browne 7 6
6   Kathleen McKane Godfree 5 0
3   Mary K. Browne 8 6
  Kornelia Bouman 6 2
  S. Lecaron 2 9 6
  Kornelia Bouman 6 7 8

Earlier RoundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1   Lenglen 6 6
  Péteri 0 0 1   Lenglen 6 6
  Shepherd-Barron 6 6   Shepherd-Barron 0 0
  Conquet 4 3 1   Lenglen 6 6
  Jessup 6 6   Mathieu 0 0
  Lebesnerais 3 2   Jessup 6 7 0
  Mathieu 6 0 6   Mathieu 2 9 6
8   Bourgeois 2 6 1 1   Lenglen 6 6
4   Ryan 5 6 6 5   Fry 2 1
  Danet 7 2 3 4   Ryan 6 6
  Vaussard 6 6   Vaussard 4 2
  Charnelet 3 1 4   Ryan 7 3 11
5   Fry 6 6 5   Fry 5 6 9
  Bourgeois 4 1 5   Fry 13 6
  Descleres 6 6   Descleres 11 1
  Le Conte 2 4

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
3   Browne 6 6
  Des Landes De Danoet 3 1 3   Browne 6 4 6
  Deve 6 6   Deve 4 6 3
  Munford 3 4 3   Browne 7 6
  Grasset 6 6 6   Godfree 5 0
  Wyns-Speranza 1 2   Grasset 4 4
  De Borman 1 2 6   Godfree 6 6
6   Godfree 6 6 3   Browne 8 6
  Lecaron 6 6   Bouman 6 2
  Contostavlos 4 2   Lecaron 6 6
  Sherbatskoy 6 6   Sherbatskoy 2 2
7   Vlasto 3 0   Lecaron 2 9 6
  Bouman 6 6   Bouman 6 7 8
  Colyer 2 1   Bouman w/o
  Golding 3 5 2   Wills
2   Wills 6 7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 393. ISBN 978-0942257700.

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