1957 French Championships – Men's Singles

Third-seeded Sven Davidson defeated Herbert Flam 6–3, 6–4, 6–4 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1957 French Championships.

Men's Singles
1957 French Championships
ChampionSweden Sven Davidson
Runner-upUnited States Herbert Flam
Final score6–3, 6–4, 6–4
Details
Draw79
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Lew Hoad (Third round)
  2.   Ashley Cooper (Semifinals)
  3.   Sven Davidson (Champion)
  4.   Giuseppe Merlo (Fourth round)
  5.   Mervyn Rose (Semifinals)
  6.   Nicola Pietrangeli (First round)
  7.   Budge Patty (Fourth round)
  8.   Herbert Flam (Final)
  9.   Pierre Darmon (Second round)
  10.   Neale Fraser (Quarterfinals)
  11.   Jacques Brichant (Quarterfinals)
  12.   Jaroslav Drobný (Second round)
  13.   Robert Haillet (Quarterfinals)
  14.   Paul Remy (Fourth round)
  15.   Mike Davies (Third round)
  16.   Luis Ayala (Third round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                     
  Philippe Washer 7 4 3 6 4
8   Herbert Flam 5 6 6 4 6
8   Herbert Flam 4 6 4 6 7
5   Mervyn Rose 6 4 6 2 5
13   Robert Haillet
5   Mervyn Rose
8   Herbert Flam 3 4 4
3   Sven Davidson 6 6 6
11   Jacques Brichant 2 2 6 2
3   Sven Davidson 6 6 4 6
3   Sven Davidson 6 2 2 6 6
2   Ashley Cooper 4 6 6 2 3
10   Neale Fraser 6 6 5 6 3
2   Ashley Cooper 0 8 7 4 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   Hoad
  Katona
1   Hoad 6 6 4 4 4
  Gibson 2 3 6 6 6
  Gibson 3 6 7 3 6
  Llamas 6 3 5 6 1
  Gibson 2 3 5
  Washer 6 6 7
15   Davies 6 6 6
  Maggi 1 2 2
15   Davies 4 3 1
  Washer 6 6 6
  Stewart 1 4 0
  Washer 6 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   Flam 6 3 4 6 6
  Bedard 3 6 6 1 1
8   Flam 6 6 6
  Forbes 1 4 3
  Knight 4 2 3
  Forbes 6 6 6
8   Flam 6 6 6
  Jacobini 1 1 2
9   Darmon 0 3 6 7 3
  Jacobini 6 6 2 5 6
  Jacobini 6 6 6
  Pilet 3 3 4
  Pilet 4 6 7 6
  Reyes 6 4 5 0

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   Merlo 6 6 2 6
  Schwartz 4 4 6 3
4   Merlo 8 6 6
  Segal 6 2 3
  Huber 3 4 3
  Segal 6 6 6
4   Merlo 7 6 6 6 4
13   Haillet 9 8 4 1 6
13   Haillet 6 6 4 6
  Moss 1 3 6 2
13   Haillet 6 5 6 6
  Ulrich 3 7 3 1
  Robson 5 1 2
  Ulrich 7 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   Rose 6 6 6
  Alvarez 6 1 6 6   Alvarez 3 0 1
  Radzio 4 6 3 3 5   Rose 6 6 6
  Krishnan 6 7 6   Krishnan 4 3 4
  Jalabert 2 5 2   Krishnan 6 6 6
  Koenig 6 5 7 6   Koenig 1 1 1
  Parker 1 7 5 3 5   Rose 7 0 6 7 6
12   Drobný 9 3 6 6   Nielsen 5 6 3 9 3
  Perreau-Saussine 7 6 1 1 12   Drobný 0 6 7 7 6
  Nielsen 6 6 9   Nielsen 6 2 5 9 8
  Barrett 3 2 7   Nielsen 6 8 6
  Howe 11 6 7   Howe 4 6 4
  Schmidt 9 3 5   Howe 6 6 7
  Shea   Shea 2 2 5
  Fachini

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Martínez 5 1 3
  Emerson 7 6 6   Emerson 3 6 6 6
  Mark 13 6 6 8 10   Mark 6 3 3 4
  Jancso 15 3 8 6 8   Emerson 4 1 4
  Bergamo 3 6 6 6 11   Brichant 6 6 6
  Gerrard 6 4 2 3   Bergamo 2 3 4
  Scholl 5 6 3 5 11   Brichant 6 6 6
11   Brichant 7 3 6 7 11   Brichant 4 5 6 10 6
  Merunka 2 0 2   Woodcock 6 7 3 8 3
  Kumar 6 6 6   Kumar 0 1 6 10
  Pellizza 4 3 0 r   Gimeno 6 6 4 12
  Gimeno 6 6 1   Gimeno 3 6 6 2 6
  Grinda 13 0 2 6 0   Woodcock 6 4 4 6 8
  Woodcock 11 6 6 4 6   Woodcock 5 1 6 6 6
  Anderson 6 6 3 6   Anderson 7 6 4 4 3
6   Pietrangeli 4 2 6 4

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Ádám-Stolpa
  Hammersley
  Hammersley 2 4 5
14   Remy 6 6 7
  Palafox 2 6 1 2
14   Remy 6 4 6 6
14   Remy 3 4 5
3   Davidson 6 6 7
  Wilson
  Asbóth
  Wilson 5 6 2 5
3   Davidson 7 4 6 7
  Javorský 1 7 1 2
3   Davidson 6 5 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Ulrich
  Gulyás
  Ulrich 5 4 0
10   Fraser 7 6 6
  Abdesselam 2 1 3
10   Fraser 6 6 6
10   Fraser 9 3 5 6 6
7   Patty 7 6 7 4 1
  Candy 6 6 3 6
  Molinari 3 3 6 4
  Candy 8 10 5 3 3
7   Patty 6 8 7 6 6
  Nys 5 0 6 1
7   Patty 7 6 1 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Fancutt 6 7 4
  Contreras 8 9 6
  Contreras 6 7 3 6
16   Ayala 3 5 6 2
  Krajcik 2 2 4
16   Ayala 6 6 6
  Contreras 3 1 2
2   Cooper 6 6 6
  Skonecki 6 5 5 8 3
  Sirola 3 7 7 6 6
  Sirola 6 4 0 6 7
2   Cooper 4 6 6 4 9
  Licis 1 6 0 1
2   Cooper 6 3 6 6

External linksEdit

  • "Official 1957 Men's Draw" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2007-04-29. (109 KiB) on the French Open website
Preceded by
1957 Australian Championships – Men's Singles
Grand Slam men's singles Succeeded by
1957 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles