1952 French Championships – Women's Singles

Second-seeded Doris Hart defeated Shirley Fry 6–4, 6–4 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1952 French Championships.[1]

Women's Singles
1952 French Championships
ChampionUnited States Doris Hart
Runner-upUnited States Shirley Fry
Final score6–4, 6–4
Details
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1951 · French Championships · 1953 →

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Shirley Fry (Finalist)
  2.   Doris Hart (Champion)
  3.   Dorothy Head (Semifinalist)
  4.   Susan Partridge (First round)
  5.   Mary Terán de Weiss (Quarterfinalist)
  6.   Ginette Bucaille (First round)
  7.   Elena Lehmann (Third round)
  8.   Violette Rigollet (Third round)
  9.   Joan P. Curry (Quarterfinalist)
  10.   Julia Wipplinger (Quarterfinalist)
  11.   Raymonde Jones-Veber (Third round)
  12.   Jacqueline Patorni (Second round)
  13.   Hazel Redick-Smith (Semifinalist)
  14.   Erika Vollmer-Obst (Second round)
  15.   Christiane Mercelis (Third round)
  16.   Joopy Van Der Wall-Roos (Third round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Shirley Fry 4 6 6
9   Joan P. Curry 6 0 3
1   Shirley Fry 7 6
13   Hazel Redick-Smith 5 4
13   Hazel Redick-Smith 6 6
5   María Weiss 3 1
1   Shirley Fry 4 4
2   Doris Hart 6 6
    Joy Mottram 3 6 5
3   Dorothy Head 6 4 7
3   Dorothy Head 2 6
2   Doris Hart 6 8
10   Julia Wipplinger 6 4
2   Doris Hart 8 6

Earlier RoundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   Fry 6 6
  Bernard 0 0
1   Fry 6 6
16   Van Der Wall-Roos 1 0
16   Van Der Wall-Roos 6 6
  Carlisle 2 0
1   Fry 4 6 6
9   Curry 6 0 3
8   Rigollet
  Frisaco
8   Rigollet 0 1
9   Curry 6 6
  Coste w/o
9   Curry

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   Partridge 3 6 2
  Gazeau 6 3 6   Gazeau 1 6 6
  Bonström 10 1 1   Lemal 6 2 4
  Lemal 8 6 6   Gazeau 3 3
  De Cazalet 13   Redick-Smith 6 6
  Cor   Cor 1 2
  Amouretti 0 2 13   Redick-Smith 6 6
13   Redick-Smith 6 6 13   Redick-Smith 6 6
  Savoye 0 2 5   Weiss 3 1
5   Weiss 6 6 5   Weiss 6 6
  Seghers 7 4   Ward 3 1
  Ward 9 6 5   Weiss 6 6
12   Patorni 6 6   McGuire 1 2
  Charbonnier 0 4 12   Patorni 4 4
  Ten Bosch   McGuire 6 6
  McGuire

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Dubois 6 7
  Hopman 4 5   Dubois 6 6 4
  Bologna 11   Jones-Veber 8 4 6
11   Jones-Veber 11   Jones-Veber 5 6 4
  Galtier 2 1   Mottram 7 1 6
  Boutin 6 6   Boutin 0 1
  Mottram 6 6   Mottram 6 6
6   Bucaille 0 3   Mottram 3 6 5
  Varin 3 1 3   Head 6 4 7
  Penrose 6 6   Penrose 6 3 6
  Kermina 4 6 11 14   Vollmer-Obst 3 6 4
14   Vollmer-Obst 6 2 13   Penrose 2 2
  Isaac 3   Head 6 6
  Haillet-Passet   Isaac 0 1
  Schmitt 0 3 3   Head 6 6
3   Head 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Foy 1 0
  Bourbonnais 6 6   Bourbonnais 5 2
10   Wipplinger 7 6
10   Wipplinger 6 6
7   Lehmann 4 1
  Pannetier 2 2
7   Lehmann 6 6
10   Wipplinger 6 4
2   Hart 8 6
15   Mercelis 7 6
  Jamain 5 4
15   Mercelis 5 8
2   Hart 7 10
  De La Giroday 1 5
2   Hart 6 7

ReferencesEdit

  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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