1938 French Championships – Men's Singles

Don Budge defeated Roderich Menzel 6–3, 6–2, 6–4 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1938 French Championships.

Men's Singles
1938 French Championships
ChampionUnited States Don Budge [1]
Runner-upCzechoslovakia Roderich Menzel [1]
Final score6–3, 6–2, 6–4
Details
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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SeedsEdit

The seeded players are listed below. Donald J. Budge is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1.   Don Budge (Champion)
  2.   Franjo Punčec (Semifinalist)
  3.   Roderich Menzel (Finalist)
  4.   Christian Boussus (Quarterfinalist)
  5.   Ladislav Hecht (Fourth round)
  6.   Yvon Petra (First round)
  7.   Gene Mako (Third round)
  8.   Bernard Destremau (Quarterfinalist)
  9.   Adam Baworowski (Fourth round)
  10.   Frantisek Cejnar (Quarterfinalist)
  11.   Dragutin Mitić (Quarterfinalist)
  12.   Josip Palada (Semifinalist)
  13.   Owen Anderson (Fourth round)
  14.   William Robertson (First round)
  15.   André Martin-Legeay (Second round)
  16.   Franjo Kukuljević (Fourth round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                     
1   Don Budge 6 6 6
8   Bernard Destremau 4 3 4
1   Don Budge 6 6 6
12   Josip Palada 2 3 3
4   Christian Boussus 1 6 6 1 2
12   Josip Palada 6 3 4 6 6
1   Don Budge 6 6 6
3   Roderich Menzel 3 2 4
11   Dragutin Mitić 0 0 1
3   Roderich Menzel 6 6 6
3   Roderich Menzel 6 6 6
2   Franjo Punčec 4 4 4
10   Frantisek Cejnar 6 3 2 3
2   Franjo Punčec 3 6 6 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   Budge 6 6 6
  Gentien 1 2 4
1   Budge 6 6 5 6
  Mohammad 1 1 7 0
  Mohammad 3 4 6 6 6
  Glasser 6 6 4 3 0
1   Budge 6 8 2 1 6
16   Kukuljević 2 6 6 6 1
  George
  Nelson
  Nelson 2 0 2
16   Kukuljević 6 6 6
  Du Plaix 2 1 1
16   Kukuljević 6 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   Destremau
  de Stefani
8   Destremau 7 6 6
  Kuramitsu 5 1 3
  Shayes 5 3 6 6
  Kuramitsu 7 6 4 8
8   Destremau 5 4 7 6 6
9   Baworowski 7 6 5 2 4
  Berthet 1 7 1 1
9   Baworowski 6 5 6 6
9   Baworowski
  Panker
  Chevallier
  Panker

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   Boussus 4 6 0 6 7
  Szigeti 6 1 6 1 5
4   Boussus 6 6 6
  Jamain 2 0 2
  Avory 4 1 2
  Tiberghien   Jamain 6 6 6
  Jamain 4   Boussus 6 6 6
  Bonte 5 6 6 6 13   Anderson 4 0 2
  Gallèpe 7 0 2 1   Bonte 4 1 6 2
  Bogdadly 2 3 6 7 3   Catteau 6 6 1 6
  Catteau 6 6 1 5 6   Catteau 1 8 6 1
  Dohnal 6 5 2 0 13   Anderson 6 10 2 6
  Brugnon 3 7 6 6   Brugnon 5 6 1 4
  Pellizza 3 3 5 13   Anderson 7 4 6 6
13   Anderson 6 6 7

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   Hecht 6 6 6
  Abe 2 2 2 5   Hecht 6 6 6
  Filby 6 6 3 4   Van Swol 4 2 0
  Van Swol 4 8 6 6 5   Hecht 6 1 6 6
  Beer 2 3 4   Wilde 4 6 2 1
  Wilde 6 6 6   Wilde 6 6 6
  Harreguy 6 6 6   Harreguy 2 4 0
  Davidson 2 3 0 5   Hecht 3 3 3
12   Palada 6 6 6 12   Palada 6 6 6
  Moreau 0 1 4 12   Palada 6 6 6
  Journu 6 6 6 6 4   Taroni 4 4 2
  Taroni 8 1 2 8 6 12   Palada 6 6 6
  Landau   Lesueur 3 2 2
  Lesueur   Lesueur 6 6 6
  Langanay 2 6 6 7   Langanay 3 2 2
  Combemale 6 1 3 5

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Lips 6 2 3 6 3
  Vieillard 3 6 6 2 6   Vieillard 1 4 3
11   Mitić 6 6 6 11   Mitić 6 6 6
  Thompson 0 2 0 11   Mitić 6 6 2 6
  Papillon 4 2 1   Bolelli 2 1 6 1
  Bolelli 6 6 6   Bolelli 6 3 6 6
  Lecointre   Hughan 1 6 4 4
  Hughan 11   Mitić 3 9 6 6
  Depierre 3 2 6   Abdesselam 6 7 3 3
  Rodel 6 6 8   Rodel
  Abdesselam 8 6 7 4 6   Abdesselam
  Dessair 10 3 5 6 1   Abdesselam 8 10 7
  Mercier-Odier   Spychala 6 8 5
  Medecin   Mercier-Odier 2 1 1
  Spychala 6 9 9   Spychala 6 6 6
6   Petra 4 7 7

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Pellizza 7 7 6
Schroter 5 5 4   Pellizza 4 4 2
  Dubuc 2 6 6 3 6   Dubuc 6 6 6
  Billaudot 6 3 4 6 3   Dubuc 1 3 2
  Sanglier 6 6 6   Mulliken 6 6 6
  Gajan 3 4 1   Sanglier 6 6 3 2
  Mulliken 6 2 4 7 6   Mulliken 8 4 6 6
14   Robertson 1 6 6 5 3   Mulliken 6 8 2 1
  Favieres 3   Menzel 8 6 6 6
  Zarifi   Favieres 2 4 6 6 4
  Butler 6 6 4 4 6
  Butler 2 2 0
3   Menzel 6 6 6
  Roux 2 2 2
3   Menzel 6 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Feret 6 6 1 6
  Rimet 2 2 6 4
  Feret 4 4 4
10   Cejnar 6 6 6
10   Cejnar 6 6 6
  Weiss 2 2 2
10   Cejnar 6 6 6
  Nakano 4 3 3
  Nakano 7 6 6
  Jaquemet 5 4 2
  Nakano 6 6 4 6
7   Mako 1 3 6 0
  Landry
7   Mako

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Goldschmidt 6 5 6 6
  Casanova 4 7 3 3
  Goldschmidt 8 2 1 0
  Gábori 6 6 6 6
  Gábori 6 6 7
15   Martin-Legeay 4 2 5
  Gábori 4 1 1
2   Punčec 6 6 6
  Van Sau 6 2 2 5
  Doloford 4 6 6 7
  Doloford 1 5 1
2   Punčec 6 7 6
  Bossi 6 3 3 0
2   Punčec 4 6 6 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.

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