1961 French Championships – Women's Singles

Sixth-seeded Ann Haydon defeated Yola Ramírez 6–2, 6–1 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1961 French Championships.[1]

Women's Singles
1961 French Championships
ChampionUnited Kingdom Ann Haydon
Runner-upMexico Yola Ramírez
Final score6–2, 6–1
Details
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1960 · French Championships · 1962 →

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Darlene Hard (Fourth round)
  2.   Maria Bueno (Quarterfinalist)
  3.   Margaret Smith (Quarterfinalist)
  4.   Christine Truman (Quarterfinalist)
  5.   Yola Ramírez (Finalist)
  6.   Ann Haydon (Champion)
  7.   Sandra Reynolds (Fourth round)
  8.   Florence De La Courtie (Third round)
  9.   Jan Lehane (Fourth round)
  10.   Zsuzsi Körmöczy (Semifinalist)
  11.   Renee Schuurman (Fourth round)
  12.   Mary Reitano (Fourth round)
  13.   Vera Suková (Fourth round)
  14.   Deidre Catt (Third round)
  15.   Lesley Turner (Fourth round)
  16.   Edda Buding (Semifinalist)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                     
16   Edda Buding 3 6 6
  Pilar Barril 6 4 2
16   Edda Buding 4 6 3
5   Yola Ramírez 6 4 6
4   Christine Truman 8 5
5   Yola Ramírez 10 7
5   Yola Ramírez 2 1
6   Ann Haydon 6 6
6   Ann Haydon 7 12
3   Margaret Smith 5 10
6   Ann Haydon 3 6 6
10   Zsuzsi Körmöczy 6 1 3
10   Zsuzsi Körmöczy 6 6
2   Maria Bueno 3 3

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   Hard
  Siarry
1   Hard 6 6
  Coste 3 2
  Stewart
  Coste
1   Hard 2 3
16   Buding 6 6
16   Buding 2 6 6
  Huve 6 1 1
16   Buding 6 6
  Ebbern 4 4
  Seghers 4 5
  Ebbern 6 7

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   De La Courtie 6 6
  Nay 0 4
8   De La Courtie 1 3
  Barril 6 6
  Barril 6 1 8
  Courteix 3 6 6
  Barril 6 2 6
9   Lehane 0 6 3
9   Lehane 6 6
  Le Besnerais 4 0
9   Lehane 6 6
  Beltrame 0 0
  Langanay 6 5 3
  Beltrame 4 7 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   Truman 6 6
  Bourbonnais 2 4
4   Truman 8 6
  Schultze 6 2
  Rees-Lewis 6 2 5
  Schultze 2 6 7
4   Truman 2 6 6
13   Suková 6 3 1
13   Suková 6 6
  Bove 3 1
13   Suková 7 6
  Darmon 5 3
  Sladek
  Darmon

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   Ramírez 6 6
  Gibson 6 6   Gibson 3 2
  Berson 3 2 5   Ramírez 7 6
  Davidson 6 0 2   Dürr 5 3
  Lieffrig 4 6 6   Lieffrig 0 8 2
  Dürr   Dürr 6 6 6
  Moore w/o 5   Ramírez 6 6
12   Reitano 6 6 12   Reitano 0 2
  Dusapt 4 2 12   Reitano 6 4 6
  Starkie 6 4 6   Starkie 4 6 1
  Kermina 4 6 1 12   Reitano 8 0 6
  Seghers 4 1   Somoza 6 6 2
  Gerson 6 6   Gerson 6 3 2
  Somoza   Somoza 2 6 6
  Pericoli w/o

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Galtier
  Balling w/o   Galtier 6 6
  Leyrer 4 6 11   Mark 2 4
  Mark 6 2 13   Galtier 3 6 2
  Salfati 4 7 1 11   Schuurman 6 3 6
  Hopman 6 5 0 r   Salfati 4 5
  Lampe 3 0 11   Schuurman 6 7
11   Schuurman 6 6 11   Schuurman 2 3
  Arnold 6 6 6   Haydon 6 6
  De Lansalut 2 4   Arnold 4 0
  Lazzarino 6 6   Lazzarino 6 6
  Estalella 3 2   Lazzarino 1 4
  Hellyer 7 6 6   Haydon 6 6
  Salvet 5 1   Hellyer 3 2
6   Haydon 6 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Bardóczy 3 1
  Mercelis 6 6
  Mercelis 7 6
14   Catt 5 2
  Duldig 1 2
14   Catt 6 6
  Mercelis 4 1
3   Smith 6 6
  Bassi 1 6 2
  Hutchings 6 4 6
  Hutchings 5 3
3   Smith 7 6
  Dodge 1 2
3   Smith 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Gunderson 4 r
  Galtier 6
  Galtier 1 1
10   Körmöczy 6 6
  Gordigiani 3 2
10   Körmöczy 6 6
10   Körmöczy 7 3 7
7   Reynolds 5 6 5
  Butt
  Riedl
  Butt 1 2
7   Reynolds 6 6
  Wild 3 1
7   Reynolds 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Billaz 6 6
  Lang 1 1
  Billaz 4 6 4
15   Turner 6 4 6
  Abbas 2 4
15   Turner 6 6
15   Turner 2 7
2   Bueno 6 9
  Coronado 2 4
  Peterdy-Wolf 6 6
  Peterdy-Wolf 1 0
2   Bueno 6 6
  Hunt 4 8 3
2   Bueno 6 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 395. ISBN 978-0942257700.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1961 Australian Championships – Women's Singles
Grand Slam women's singles Succeeded by
1961 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles