1948 French Championships (tennis)

The 1948 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 19 May until 30 May. It was the 52nd staging of the French Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1948. Frank Parker and Nelly Landry won the singles titles.

1948 French Championships
Date19–30 May
Edition52nd
Category18th Grand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceClay
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueStade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's singles
United States Frank Parker[1]
Women's singles
France Nelly Landry[2]
Men's doubles
Sweden Lennart Bergelin / Egypt Jaroslav Drobný
Women's doubles
United States Doris Hart / United States Pat Canning Todd
Mixed doubles
United States Pat Canning Todd / Egypt Jaroslav Drobný
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FinalsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

  Frank Parker defeated   Jaroslav Drobný 6–4, 7–5, 5–7, 8–6

Women's singlesEdit

  Nelly Landry defeated   Shirley Fry 6–2, 0–6, 6–0

Men's doublesEdit

  Lennart Bergelin /   Jaroslav Drobný defeated   Harry Hopman /   Frank Sedgman 8–6, 6–1, 12–10

Women's doublesEdit

  Doris Hart /   Pat Canning Todd defeated   Shirley Fry /   Mary Arnold Prentiss 6–4, 6–2

Mixed doublesEdit

  Pat Canning Todd /   Jaroslav Drobný defeated   Doris Hart /   Frank Sedgman 6–3, 3–6, 6–3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1948 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-12-03. Retrieved 2013-11-30.
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1948 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-12-03. Retrieved 2013-11-30.

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