1949 French Championships – Women's singles

First-seeded Margaret duPont defeated Nelly Adamson 7–5, 6–2 in the final to win the women's singles tennis title at the 1949 French Championships.[1]

Women's singles
1949 French Championships
Final
ChampionUnited States Margaret duPont
Runner-upFrance Nelly Adamson
Score7–5, 6–2
Details
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1948 · French Championships · 1950 →

Seeds

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

  1.   Margaret duPont (champion)
  2.   Louise Brough (third round)
  3.   Nelly Adamson (finalist)
  4.   Sheila Summers (semifinals)
  5.   Betty Hilton (first round)
  6.   Helen Rihbany (quarterfinals)
  7.   Annalisa Bossi (semifinals)
  8.   Jean Quertier (quarterfinals)
  9.   Nel Hermsen (third round)
  10.   Monique Hamelin (third round)
  11.   Helena Straubeová (first round)
  12.   Virginia Lee Boyer (first round)
  13.   Jacqueline Patorni (third round)
  14.   Joy Gannon (third round)
  15.   Joan P. Curry (quarterfinals)
  16.   Nicla Migliori (third round)

Draw

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Finals

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Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Margaret duPont 6 6
8   Jean Quertier 4 2
1   Margaret duPont 6 6
4   Sheila Summers 3 3
4   Sheila Summers 6 6
  Anne-Marie Seghers 3 1
1   Margaret duPont 7 6
3   Nelly Adamson 5 2
6   Helen Rihbany 9 3 3
3   Nelly Adamson 7 6 6
3   Nelly Adamson 6 6
7   Annalisa Bossi 3 0
7   Annalisa Bossi 6 4 6
15   Joan P. Curry 3 6 3

Earlier rounds

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Section 1

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First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
1   duPont 6 6
  Boegner 0 3
1   duPont 6 6
16   Migliori 2 2
  Harline-Arni
16   Migliori
1   duPont 6 6
8   Quertier 4 2
8   Quertier 8 7
  Watermeyer 6 5
8   Quertier 3 6 6
  Kornfeld 8 5 5 9   Hermsen 6 1 2
9   Hermsen 6 7 7 9   Hermsen 6 6
  Bernard 8 8 6   Bernard 3 2
  Butler 10 6 3

Section 2

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First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
4   Summers 6 6
  Hibbert 3 0 4   Summers 6 6
  Brunnarius 6 6   Brunnarius 2 3
  Scholten-Klein 3 2 4   Summers 6 6
13   Patorni 6 6 13   Patorni 4 2
  Rigollet 4 3 13   Patorni 6 6
  Hollier-Larousse 6 6   Hollier-Larousse 4 4
  San Donnino 2 4 4   Summers 6 6
5   Hilton 6 1 0   Seghers 3 1
  Seghers 4 6 6   Seghers 6 6
  Delagrave 2 2   Dowdeswell 3 2
  Dowdeswell 6 6   Seghers 6 6
12   Boyer 2 7 0   Marcellin 4 4
  Marcellin 6 5 6   Marcellin 9 6
  De Borman 6 6   De Borman 7 2
  Bourbonnais 1 2

Section 3

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First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
  Jamain 4 6 9
11   Straubeová 6 4 7   Jamain 3 9
  De Cazalet 8 4 6   De Cazalet 6 11
  Sutz 6 6 2   De Cazalet 7 2 7
  Manfredi 6 7 6   Rihbany 5 6 9
  Barbier 0 5   Manfredi 0 8 7
  Galtier 2 1 6   Rihbany 6 6 9
6   Rihbany 6 6 6   Rihbany 7 6 6
  Jucker 4 16 5 3   Adamson 9 3 3
  Halff 6 14 7   Halff 4 8 3
14   Gannon 6 6 14   Gannon 6 6 6
  Boutin 3 4 14   Gannon 3 3
  Foy 6 6 3   Adamson 6 6
  Inglebert 4 3   Foy 2 0
  McGuire 2 2 3   Adamson 6 6
3   Adamson 6 6

Section 4

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First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
  Savoye 7 6
  Greiss 5 2   Savoye 1 7 2
  Walter 10   Hamelin 6 5 6
10   Hamelin 10   Hamelin 4 1
7   Bossi 6 6
  Ravoux 1 3
7   Bossi 6 6
7   Bossi 6 4 6
15   Curry 3 6 3
  Pannetier 3 3
15   Curry 6 6
15   Curry 4 9 6
2   Brough 6 7 2
  Amouretti 2 0
2   Brough 6 6

References

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  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 394. ISBN 978-0942257700.
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