1934 French Championships – Men's Singles

Fourth-seeded Gottfried von Cramm defeated Jack Crawford 6–4, 7–9, 3–6, 7–5, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1934 French Championships.

Men's Singles
1934 French Championships
ChampionGermany Gottfried von Cramm [1]
Runner-upAustralia Jack Crawford [1]
Final score6–4, 7–9, 3–6, 7–5, 6–3
Details
Draw89
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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SeedsEdit

The seeded players are listed below. Gottfried von Cramm is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1.   Fred Perry (Quarterfinalist)
  2.   Jack Crawford (Finalist)
  3.   Bunny Austin (Quarterfinalist)
  4.   Gottfried von Cramm (Champion)
  5.   Roderich Menzel (Quarterfinalist)
  6.   Christian Boussus (Semifinalist)
  7.   Daniel Prenn (Third round)
  8.   Giorgio de Stefani (Semifinalist)
  9.   Adrian Quist (Third round)
  10.   Patrick Hughes (Quarterfinalist)
  11.   Valentino Taroni (Third round)
  12.   Franjo Punčec (First round)
  13.   Wilmer Hines (Third round)
  14.   Hermann Artens (Fourth round)
  15.   Mohammed Sleem (Fourth round)
  16.   Antoine Gentien (Third round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                     
1   Fred J. Perry 2 6 7 2
8   Giorgio de Stefani 6 1 9 6
8   Giorgio de Stefani 6 4 1 6 2
4   Gottfried von Cramm 3 6 6 3 6
4   Gottfried von Cramm 6 6 3 3 6
5   Roderich Menzel 2 3 6 6 3
4   Gottfried von Cramm 6 7 3 7 6
2   Jack Crawford 4 9 6 5 3
6   Christian Boussus 5 6 6 2 6
3   Bunny Austin 7 2 2 6 1
6   Christian Boussus 3 6 5 4
2   Jack Crawford 6 2 7 6
10   Patrick Hughes 6 4 2 3
2   Jack Crawford 4 6 6 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   Perry 6 6 6
  Augustin 4 1 1
1   Perry 6 6 6
  Merlin 2 3 4
  Nicolaides
  Merlin
1   Perry 6 6 6
  Hopman 2 3 3
16   Gentien 3 6 6 6
  Andrews 6 3 4 2
16   Gentien 2 5 3
  Hopman 6 7 6
  Hopman 3 6 6 6
  Cousin 6 2 1 1

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   de Stefani
  Stedman
8   de Stefani
  Thurneyssen
  Thurneyssen
  Maneff
8   de Stefani 8 6 6
  Merlin 6 2 2
9   Quist 6 3 6 6
  Jourde 2 6 1 1
9   Quist 1 4 4
  Merlin 6 6 6
  Merlin 6 6 5 6
  Hare 1 3 7 1

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   von Cramm 6 6 5 6
  Malfroy 4 2 7 2
4   von Cramm 5 6 6 5 6
  Palmieri 7 3 4 7 2
  Roche 0 3 4
  Palmieri 6 6 6
4   von Cramm 6 6 6 6
  Salvet 3 4 5   Ellmer 1 2 8 1
13   Hines 6 6 7 13   Hines 6 6 6
Mac Farlane 3 6 2 4   Galeppe 1 4 2
  Galeppe 6 3 6 6 13   Hines 10 4 0 7 3
  Martin-Legeay 1 1 5   Ellmer 8 6 6 5 6
  Ellmer 6 6 7   Ellmer 6 6 6
  Troncin 6 8 4 6   Troncin 0 2 3
  Von Metaxa 4 6 6 3

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   Menzel 6 4 6
  Samazeuilh 3 6 2 r 5   Menzel 6 6 6
  Landry 6 6 6   Landry 2 3 0
  La Croix 4 4 1 5   Menzel 6 6 6
  Von Kehrling 4 5 r   Berthet 2 3 3
  Berthet 6 7   Berthet 6 6 6
  Bernard   Bernard 1 1 1
  Timmer 5   Menzel 6 6 6
12   Punčec 3 6 3 6 3   McGrath 2 2 3
  Jamain 6 2 6 2 6   Jamain 6 0 5 1
  Tłoczyński 6 6 2 6   Tłoczyński 4 6 7 6
  Bouy 3 1 6 2   Tłoczyński 6 4 6 0 2
  McGrath 8 6 3 6   McGrath 4 6 1 6 6
  Weiss 6 1 6 2   McGrath 6 8 6 6
  Billaudot 6 5 6 3 6   Billaudot 3 10 2 4
  Fyzee 3 7 0 6 3

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Lysaght 8 6 6 6
  Piel 10 2 3 1   Lysaght 2 7 0 1
  Mercier-Odier 2 1 2   Rodel 6 5 6 6
  Rodel 6 6 6   Rodel 4 6 6 6
  Naeyaert 6 6 6 11   Taroni 6 3 4 3
  Lecointre 1 3 0   Naeyaert 6 6 2 4 3
  George 6 10 11 r 11   Taroni 1 4 6 6 6
11   Taroni 3 12 12   Rodel
  Hebda 6 6 6 6   Boussus
  Leven 4 4 2   Hebda 1 0 4
  Turnbull 6 6 6   Turnbull 6 6 6
  Journu 2 2 2   Turnbull 6 6 4 2 3
  Ewbank 4 6 6 6 6   Boussus 2 4 6 6 6
  Tenaille 6 2 4 3   Ewbank 0 1 1
  Gandar-Dower 8 1 1 0 6   Boussus 6 6 6
6   Boussus 6 6 6 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Tuescher 6 6 6
  Culley 4 1 4   Tuescher 4 6 10 6 6
  Lesueur 6 6 6   Lesueur 6 1 12 0 8
  Landau 0 4 2   Lesueur 6 1 10
  Lafontan 8 1 1 0 14   Artens 8 6 12
  Sertorio 6 6 6 6   Sertorio 6 3 6 3 2
  Aeschliman 4 4 3 14   Artens 4 6 1 6 6
14   Artens 6 6 6 14   Artens 4 0 3
  Denker 6 6 8 3   Austin 6 6 6
  Robertson 1 0 6   Denker
  Siba
  Denker 3 3 3
3   Austin 6 6 6
  Goldschmidt 2 2 1
3   Austin 6 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Kutch 2 6 5 6 4
  Bernard 6 4 7 3 6
  Bernard 4 4 3
10   Hughes 6 6 6
  Poullain 0 1 0
10   Hughes 6 6 6
10   Hughes 6 6 2 6
  Hecht 2 3 6 4
  De Buzelet 5 6 3
  Hecht 7 8 6
  Hecht 2 6 2 7 6
7   Prenn 6 1 6 5 3
  Brugnon 4 3 2
7   Prenn 6 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Destremau
Wheatecroft
  Destremau 0 1 1
15   Sleem 6 6 6
15   Sleem 6 4 6 6
Nydis 1 6 1 2
15   Sleem 6 1 5 0
2   Crawford 0 6 7 6
  Gabrowitz 6 8 0 6 6
  Bonte 1 10 6 3 2
  Gabrowitz 2 3 1
2   Crawford 6 6 6
  Vieillard 4 4 6 0
2   Crawford 6 6 4 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 386. ISBN 978-0942257700.

External linksEdit


Preceded by
1934 Australian Championships
Grand Slams
Men's Singles
Succeeded by
1934 Wimbledon Championships