1938 French Championships (tennis)

The 1938 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 2 June until 11 June. It was the 43rd staging of the French Championships and the second Grand Slam tournament of the year.

1938 French Championships
Date2–11 June
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueStade Roland Garros
Men's Singles
United States Don Budge[1]
Women's Singles
France Simonne Mathieu[2]
Men's Doubles
France Bernard Destremau / France Yvon Petra
Women's Doubles
France Simonne Mathieu / United Kingdom Billie Yorke
Mixed Doubles
France Simonne Mathieu / Kingdom of Yugoslavia Dragutin Mitić
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Men's SinglesEdit

  Don Budge defeated   Roderich Menzel 6–3, 6–2, 6–4

Women's SinglesEdit

  Simonne Mathieu defeated   Nelly Adamson 6–0, 6–3

Men's DoublesEdit

  Bernard Destremau /   Yvon Petra defeated   Don Budge /   Gene Mako 3–6, 6–3, 9–7, 6–1

Women's DoublesEdit

  Simonne Mathieu /   Billie Yorke defeated   Arlette Halff /   Nelly Landry 6–3, 6–3

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Simonne Mathieu /   Dragutin Mitić defeated   Nancye Wynne Bolton /   Christian Boussus 2–6, 6–3, 6–4


  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1938 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-12-03.
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1938 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT).

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1938 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1938 Wimbledon Championships