1960 French Championships (tennis)

The 1960 French Championships (now known as the French Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris, France. The tournament ran from 17 May until 29 May. It was the 64th staging of the French Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1960. Nicola Pietrangeli and Darlene Hard won the singles titles.

1960 French Championships
Date17–29 May
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueStade Roland Garros
Men's Singles
Italy Nicola Pietrangeli [1]
Women's Singles
United States Darlene Hard [2]
Men's Doubles
Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Neale Fraser
Women's Doubles
Brazil Maria Bueno / United States Darlene Hard
Mixed Doubles
Brazil Maria Bueno / Australia Bob Howe
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Men's SinglesEdit

  Nicola Pietrangeli defeated   Luis Ayala 3–6, 6–3, 6–4, 4–6, 6–3

Women's SinglesEdit

  Darlene Hard defeated   Yola Ramírez 6–3, 6–4

Men's DoublesEdit

  Roy Emerson /   Neale Fraser defeated   José Luis Arilla /   Andrés Gimeno 6–2, 8–10, 7–5, 6–4

Women's DoublesEdit

  Maria Bueno /   Darlene Hard defeated   Pat Ward Hales /   Ann Haydon 6–2, 7–5

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Maria Bueno /   Bob Howe defeated   Ann Haydon /   Roy Emerson 1–6, 6–1, 6–2


  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1960 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT).
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1960 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT).

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1960 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1960 Wimbledon Championships