1952 French Championships – Men's Singles

First-seeded Jaroslav Drobný defeated Frank Sedgman 6–2, 6–0, 3–6, 6–4 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1952 French Championships.

Men's Singles
1952 French Championships
ChampionEgypt Jaroslav Drobný
Runner-upAustralia Frank Sedgman
Final score6–2, 6–0, 3–6, 6–4
Details
Draw114
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Jaroslav Drobný (Champion)
  2.   Frank Sedgman (Final)
  3.   Dick Savitt (Quarterfinals)
  4.   Ken McGregor (Semifinals)
  5.   Tony Trabert (Fourth round)
  6.   Eric Sturgess (Semifinals)
  7.   Budge Patty (Quarterfinals)
  8.   Gardnar Mulloy (Quarterfinals)
  9.   Mervyn Rose (Fourth round)
  10.   Ronaldo Del Bello (Fourth round)
  11.   Ham Richardson (Fourth round)
  12.   Felicisimo Ampon (Quarterfinals)
  13.   Giovanni Cucelli (Fourth round)
  14.   Irvin Dorfman (Fourth round)
  15.   Enrique Morea (Second round)
  16.   Grant Golden (Second round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                     
1   Jaroslav Drobný 6 6 6
8   Gardnar Mulloy 1 2 2
1   Jaroslav Drobný 6 6 4 6
4   Ken McGregor 3 0 6 3
4   Ken McGregor 6 6 6
12   Felicisimo Ampon 1 1 2
1   Jaroslav Drobný 6 6 3 6
2   Frank Sedgman 2 0 6 4
6   Eric Sturgess 6 6 4 8 6
3   Dick Savitt 2 8 6 6 3
6   Eric Sturgess 5 2 6
2   Frank Sedgman 7 6 8
7   Budge Patty 4 2 2
2   Frank Sedgman 6 6 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   Drobný
  Scribani
1   Drobný 6 6 6
  Delhomme 0 1 0
  Delhomme 6 6 6
  Wilder 2 4 2
1   Drobný 6 6 6
  Gardini 3 2 1
16   Golden 4 6 6 2 3
  Mottram 6 4 3 6 6
  Mottram 4 4 2
  Gardini 6 6 6
  Gardini 6 6 2 2 6
  Saller 1 4 1   Rosewall 2 4 6 6 2
  Rosewall 6 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   Mulloy 6 6 6
  Grandet 4 0 1 8   Mulloy 6 7 6
  Del Bello 6 6 9   Del Bello 3 5 4
  Buser 3 2 7 8   Mulloy 6 8 7
  Mezzi   Abdesselam 4 6 5
  Jauffret w/o   Mezzi 4 3 4
  Abdesselam 6 6 6   Abdesselam 6 6 6
  Lemasson 3 3 3 8   Mulloy 6 6 8 6
  Blonquist 0 11 4 9   Rose 3 1 6 4
  Norgarb 6 13 6   Norgarb 2 3 3
  Iemetti 3 3 3   Russell 6 6 6
  Russell 6 6 6   Russell 0 2 4
  Berthet 6 3 1 9   Rose 6 6 6
9   Rose 8 6 6 9   Rose 6 6 6
  Ducos De La Haille   Ismail 2 3 3
  Ismail

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   McGregor 6 6 6
  Laval 2 2 2 4   McGregor 6 6 6
  Olozaga 6 4 2 4   Nys 3 0 4
  Nys 4 6 6 6 4   McGregor 7 7 6
  Branovic 6 6 6   Branovic 5 5 4
  Vieira 2 3 3   Branovic 6 1 6 6
  Buchholz 6 3 9 5   De Kermadec 0 6 2 1
  De Kermadec 8 6 7 7 4   McGregor 4 6 6 6
  Clark 7 6 7 13   Cucelli 6 1 2 3
  Weiss 5 3 5   Clark 6 6 6
  Molinari 6 6 6   Molinari 0 4 4
  Blondel 3 1 3   Clark 6 2 5 4
  Balbiers 6 6 6 13   Cucelli 0 6 7 6
  Anderson 2 1 3   Balbiers 6 2 3 2
  Chatrier 0 2 2 13   Cucelli 4 6 6 6
13   Cucelli 6 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   Trabert 6 6 6
  Becker 2 2 2 5   Trabert 6 6 6
  Malosse   Malosse 1 1 1
  Pallada 5   Trabert 6 6 7
  Gopfert 10 2 4 0   Williams 4 1 5
  Williams 8 6 6 6   Williams 6 4 6 6
  Spitzer 6 7 6   Spitzer 4 6 2 3
  Soriano 2 5 2 5   Trabert 5 1 1
  Fornstedt 6 6 6 12   Ampon 7 6 6
  Pinart 0 2 3   Fornstedt 5 3 4
  Destremau 6 6 6   Destremau 7 6 6
  Argon 3 4 3   Destremau 7 3 9 3 5
  Jalabert 2 3 2 12   Ampon 5 6 7 6 7
12   Ampon 6 6 6 12   Ampon 6 6 5 1 6
  Skonecki 6 6 6   Skonecki 4 1 7 6 1
  Van Meegeren 4 1 3

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  El Shafei
  Pellizza   Pellizza 4 1 3
11   Richardson 6 4 6 6 11   Richardson 6 6 6
  Favieres 0 6 1 3 11   Richardson 6 6 1 6
  Larcade 1 2 6 3   Haillet 4 3 6 1
  Haillet 6 6 0 6   Haillet 6 10 6
  Sanglier 1 1 1   Capell 3 8 1
  Capell 6 6 6 11   Richardson 5 5 1
  Bergamo 6   Sturgess 7 7 6
  Froment   Froment 1 2 1
  Rodriguez 0 0 0   Remy 6 6 6
  Remy 6 6 6   Remy 4 9 6 9
  Milojkovic 6   Sturgess 6 11 4 11
  Hoad w o   Hoad 7 6 4
  Freling 1 3 0 6   Sturgess 9 8 6
6   Sturgess 6 6 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
14   Dorfman 6 6 7
  Aguero 2 1 5 14   Dorfman 6 6 8
  Ulrich 5 2 3   Washer 3 2 6
  Washer 7 6 6 14   Dorfman 6 6 6
  Becker 3 2 10 6   Ayala 4 1 1
  Ayala 6 6 8 8   Ayala 4 6 6 6
  Candy 6 6 6   Candy 6 3 2 2
  Nath 2 1 2 14   Dorfman 7 7 1 2
  Mitić 6 6 6 3   Savitt 9 5 6 6
  Oakley 4 2 4   Mitić 3 3 6 6
  Weiss   Merlo 6 6 0 8
  Merlo   Merlo 4 3 7
  Katz 1 3 6 5 3   Savitt 6 6 9
  Schaff 6 6 3 7   Schaff 0 0 2
  Dessair 0 1 6 2 3   Savitt 6 6 6
3   Savitt 6 6 4 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Bernard 6 3 6 6
  Lesage 2 6 1 4   Bernard 1 3 1
  San Hueza 2 7 5 5 10   Del Bello 6 6 6
10   Del Bello 6 5 7 7 10   Del Bello 6 6 6
  Cohen 1 2 4   Jamain 3 2 4
  Jamain 6 6 6   Jamain
  von Cramm   Martínez
  Martínez 10   Del Bello 6 1 2 5
  Peten 7   Patty 3 6 6 7
  Petrovic   Peten 6 6 6
  Pilet   Pilet 0 0 3
  Hopman   Peten 2 6 2 6 3
  Sursock 0 0 0 7   Patty 6 2 6 2 6
  Lemyze 6 6 6   Lemyze 6 3 4
  Zalzal 3 3 0 7   Patty 8 6 6
7   Patty 6 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Huszár 2 0 6 7
  Thomas 6 6 3 9   Thomas 3 4 2
  Nielsen 6 6 6
  Nielsen 0 6 6 3 6
  Cockburn 6 3 3 6 4
  Cockburn 3 6 6 6
15   Morea 6 3 4 3
  Nielsen 1 6 4
2   Sedgman 6 8 6
  Dubuc 6 6 6
  Coen 3 3 0
  Dubuc 1 3 1
2   Sedgman 6 6 6
  Garrett 0 3 2
2   Sedgman 6 6 6

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1952 Australian Championships – Men's Singles
Grand Slam men's singles Succeeded by
1952 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles