1954 French Championships – Women's Singles

First-seeded Maureen Connolly defeated Ginette Bucaille 6–4, 6–1 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1954 French Championships.[1]

Women's Singles
1954 French Championships
ChampionUnited States Maureen Connolly
Runner-upFrance Ginette Bucaille
Final score6–4, 6–1
Details
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1953 · French Championships · 1955 →

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Maureen Connolly (Champion)
  2.   Nelly Adamson (Semifinalist)
  3.   Helen Fletcher (First round)
  4.   Silvana Lazzarino (Semifinalist)
  5.   Anne-Marie Seghers (Quarterfinalist)
  6.   Baba Mercedes Lewis (Third round)
  7.   Yola Ramírez (Third round)
  8.   Toto Zehden (Third round)
  9. n/a
  10.   Dorothy W. Levine (Quarterfinalist)
  11.   Ginette Bucaille (Finalist)
  12.   Jacqueline Kermina (Third round)
  13.   A. Baxter (First round)
  14.   Pilar Barril (Second round)
  15.   Shirley Bloomer (Third round)
  16.   Nicla Migliori (Second round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Maureen Connolly 6 6
  Angela Buxton 1 0
1   Maureen Connolly 6 6
4   Silvana Lazzarino 0 1
4   Silvana Lazzarino 6 6
5   Anne-Marie Seghers 3 3
1   Maureen Connolly 6 6
11   Ginette Bucaille 4 1
11   Ginette Bucaille 6 6
  Josette Amouretti 1 1
11   Ginette Bucaille 6 6
2   Nelly Adamson 2 4
10   Dorothy W. Levine 1 2
2   Nelly Adamson 6 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   Connolly 6 6
  Salvet 0 2
1   Connolly 6 6
  Galtier 2 3
16   Migliori 4 3
  Galtier 6 6
1   Connolly 6 6
  Buxton 1 0
8   Zehden 8 7 7
  Varin 4 7   Varin 6 9 5
  Hopman 6 5 8   Zehden 3 4
14   Barril 6 6   Buxton 6 6
  Bernard 3 4 14   Barril 2 2
  Mercelis 1 2   Buxton 6 6
  Buxton 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   Lazzarino
  De La Giroday 4   Lazzarino 7 6 6
  Coessens 6 7   Coessens 9 0 0
  Bras 1 5 4   Lazzarino 6 6
13   Baxter   Schmitt 1 4
  Schmitt   Schmitt 8 7
  Morris 1 1   Patorni 6 5
  Patorni 6 6 4   Lazzarino 6 6
5   Seghers 6 6 5   Seghers 3 3
  Labesse 1 0 5   Seghers 6 6
  Mottram   Alvensleben 2 0
  Alvensleben 5   Seghers 6 6
  Geranton 2 1 12   Kermina 1 3
  Kimbrell 6 6   Kimbrell 6 3 1
  De La Courtie 0 3 12   Kermina 2 6 6
12   Kermina 6 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Sargeant 7 4
  Coste 9 6   Coste 0 0
  Isaac 3 2 11   Bucaille 6 6
11   Bucaille 6 6 11   Bucaille 7 6
  Walter 0 2 6   Lewis 5 2
  Kaufmann 6 6   Kaufmann 3 6 4
  Monnot 2 3 6   Lewis 6 4 6
6   Lewis 6 6 11   Bucaille 6 6
  Amouretti 3 6 6   Amouretti 1 1
  Bradley 6 4 2   Amouretti 6 6
  Buding 6 6   Buding 2 4
  Vollmer 2 4   Amouretti 10 6 6
  Bourbonnais 6 6   Bourbonnais 12 1 4
  Folger 0 0   Bourbonnais 6 6
  Crowet   Crowet 0 0
3   Fletcher

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Dubois 4 9
  Lemal 6 11   Lemal 6 0 3
  De Chambure 6 0 3 10   Levine 3 6 6
10   Levine 3 6 6 10   Levine 1 6 6
  Bonstrom 2 3 7   Ramírez 6 4 2
  Dubois 6 6   Dubois 1 1
7   Ramírez 6 6
10   Levine 6 6
2   Adamson 1 2
  Abbas 1 4
15   Bloomer 6 6
15   Bloomer 6 3 3
2   Adamson 4 6 6
  Robson 3 0
2   Adamson 6 6

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit

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Grand Slam women's singles Succeeded by