1928 French Championships – Women's Singles

First-seeded Helen Wills defeated Eileen Bennett 6–1, 6–2 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1928 French Championships.[1] The draw consisted of 37 players of which 8 were seeded.

Women's Singles
1928 French Championships
ChampionUnited States Helen Wills
Runner-upUnited Kingdom Eileen Bennett
Final score6–1, 6–2
Details
Draw37
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Helen Wills (Champion)
  2.   Suzanne Deve (Second round)
  3.   Kornelia Bouman (Semifinalist)
  4.   Daphne Akhurst (Quarterfinalist)
  5.   Elisabeth Macready (Second round)
  6.   Lilly De Alvarez (First round)
  7.   Marguerite Bordes (Third round)
  8.   Eileen Bennett (Finalist)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Helen Wills 6 6
  Madzy Rollin Couquerque 2 0
1   Helen Wills 6 6
  Cristobel Hardie 1 1
4   Daphne Akhurst 8 2
  Cristobel Hardie 10 6
1   Helen Wills 6 6
8   Eileen Bennett 1 2
  J. Vaussard 0 0
3   Kornelia Bouman 6 6
3   Kornelia Bouman 2 6
8   Eileen Bennett 6 8
8   Eileen Bennett 6 7 7
  Penelope Anderson 3 9 5

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   Wills 6 6
  Marcou 0 3
1   Wills 6 6
  Aussem 1 2
  Aussem 3 7 6
  Watson 6 5 0
1   Wills 6 6
  Couquerque 2 0
  Beauge 5 6 4
  Couquerque 7 4 6
  Couquerque 10 6
7   Bordes 8 2
  Lycett 2 2
7   Bordes 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Amaury 1 1
4   Akhurst 6 6
4   Akhurst 6 6
  Fry 2 6 6   Fry 1 1
  Neufeld 6 0 2   Fry 6 6 6
  Golding   Peyre 8 2 1
  Peyre 4   Akhurst 8 2
5   Macready   Hardie 10 6
  Wolfson 5   Macready 3 3
  O'Hara Wood 10 6   O'Hara Wood 6 6
  Barbier 8 3   O'Hara Wood 6 4
  Hardie 6 6   Hardie 8 6
  Gallay 2 4   Hardie 6 4 6
  Kleinadel 3 4   Henrotin 3 6 4
  Henrotin 6 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Vaussard
  Grasset   Vaussard 6 6
  Fourcade   Fourcade 3 2
6   De Alvarez   Vaussard 7 6
  Nuthall 9 7   Charnelet 5 3
  Lebesnerais 7 5   Nuthall 4 4
  Wyns-Speranza   Charnelet 6 6
  Charnelet   Vaussard 0 0
  Mallory 6 6 3   Bouman 6 6
  Le Conte 0 2   Mallory 6 0 4
  Boyd 3 6 6
  Boyd 6 1 2
3   Bouman 4 6 6
  Colyer 3 2
3   Bouman 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Anthony 6
  Canters 4 r
  Anthony 0 2
8   Bennett 6 6
  Bourgeois 6 2 1
8   Bennett 3 6 6
8   Bennett 6 7 7
  Anderson 3 9 5
  Conquet 1 2
  Bickerton 6 6
  Bickerton 3 14 1
  Anderson 6 12 6
  Anderson
2   Deve

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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