1962 French Championships – Men's Singles

First-seeded Rod Laver defeated Roy Emerson 3–6, 2–6, 6–3, 9–7, 6–2 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1962 French Championships.

Men's Singles
1962 French Championships
ChampionAustralia Rod Laver
Runner-upAustralia Roy Emerson
Final score3–6, 2–6, 6–3, 9–7, 6–2
Details
Draw116
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Rod Laver (Champion)
  2.   Roy Emerson (Final)
  3.   Manuel Santana (Semifinals)
  4.   Nicola Pietrangeli (Quarterfinals)
  5.   Neale Fraser (Semifinals)
  6.   Whitney Reed (Third round)
  7.   Boro Jovanović (Fourth round)
  8.   Warren Jacques (Second round)
  9.   Jan-Erik Lundqvist (Third round)
  10.   Ramanathan Krishnan (Quarterfinals)
  11.   Pierre Darmon (Quarterfinals)
  12.   Michael Sangster (Second round)
  13.   Ingo Buding (Second round)
  14.   Billy Knight (Fourth round)
  15.   Wilhelm Bungert (Fourth round)
  16.   Gordon Forbes (Second round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                     
1   Rod Laver 6 3 2 10 6
  Martin Mulligan 4 6 6 8 2
1   Rod Laver 3 6 6 3 7
5   Neale Fraser 6 3 2 6 5
4   Nicola Pietrangeli 6 3 9 1
5   Neale Fraser 4 6 11 6
1   Rod Laver 3 2 6 9 6
2   Roy Emerson 6 6 3 7 2
11   Pierre Darmon 4 2 3
3   Manuel Santana 6 6 6
3   Manuel Santana 4 6 1 6 3
2   Roy Emerson 6 3 6 2 6
10   Ramanathan Krishnan 6 1 6 2 0
2   Roy Emerson 4 6 3 6 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   Laver 6 6 6
  Pirro 4 0 2
1   Laver 6 9 4 6
  Pickard 2 7 6 1
  Gasiorek 6 6 4 2 2
  Pickard 2 2 6 6 6
1   Laver 4 6 7 6
  Jacobini 6 3 5 1
16   Forbes 6 3 3 6 5
  Koch 4 6 6 4 7
  Koch 4 3 6 6 1
  Jacobini 6 6 4 4 6
  Legenstein
  Hillebrand   Jacobini
  Jacobini

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Couder
8   Jacques 8   Jacques 9 7 6 3 0
  Katona   Mills 7 9 3 6 3
  Mills   Mills 1 0 4
  Elschenbroich 3 1 2   Mulligan 6 6 6
  Renavand 6 6 6   Renavand 1 7 5
  Duxin 1 4 0   Mulligan 6 9 7
  Mulligan 6 6 6   Mulligan 6 6 6
9   Lundqvist 8 6 6   Stolle 3 2 3
  Crookenden 6 3 3 9   Lundqvist 6 6 6
  Viron 6 3 6 2 1   Fernandes 2 4 1
  Fernandes 2 6 4 6 6 9   Lundqvist 6 4 0 11
  Sanders 5 1 2   Stolle 2 6 6 13
  Stolle 7 6 6   Stolle 6 6 6
  Bresson 2 1 1   Douglas 2 4 2
  Douglas 6 6 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   Pietrangeli 6 7 8
  Fox 1 5 6 4   Pietrangeli 7 6 4 6
  Clayton 2 4 0   Boutboul 5 0 6 1
  Boutboul 6 6 6 4   Pietrangeli 6 6 6
  Woodcock 1 3 6 6 2   Segal 3 3 4
  Segal 6 6 3 4 6   Segal 4 6 6 7
  Tacchini 1 6 3 6 3   Zuleta 6 3 4 5
  Zuleta 6 2 6 1 6 4   Pietrangeli 6 0 6 6
13   Buding 6 7 3 7   Hughes 2 6 0 3
  Geraghty 3 5 6 5 13   Buding 3 2 1
  Drysdale 6 3 3 1   Hughes 6 6 6
  Hughes 3 6 6 6   Hughes 8 6 6
  Barclay 6 7 1 3 1   Newcombe 6 3 3
  Ţiriac 2 5 6 6 6   Ţiriac 7 5 6 3
  Ali 3 6 2 2   Newcombe 5 7 8 6
  Newcombe 6 3 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   Fraser 6 6 6
  Guercilena 3 1 1 5   Fraser 6 6 6 2 7
  Cox 6 1 2   Pilić 8 4 4 6 5
  Pilić 8 6 6 5   Fraser 7 3 6 8
  Taylor 0 1 1   Pilet 5 6 3 6
  Pilet 6 6 6   Pilet 6 6 3 6
  Mukerjea 4 3 6 2   Pares 4 1 6 2
  Pares 6 6 2 6 5   Fraser 6 3 6 6
12   Sangster   Phillips-Moore 3 6 1 2
  Szikszay 12   Sangster 6 4 2 3
  Frost   Kuhnke 2 6 6 6
  Kuhnke   Kuhnke 4 1 3
  Năstase 1 3 1   Phillips-Moore 6 6 6
  Phillips-Moore 6 6 6   Phillips-Moore 6 6 6
  Pimentel 6 3 r   Brichant 1 2 2
  Brichant 4 6

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Alvarez 1 1 7
  Fraser 6 6 9   Fraser 2 6 6 6
  Drossart 7 4 6 4 5   Belkhodja 6 4 1 1
  Belkhodja 5 6 3 6 7   Fraser 3 2 1
  Nelly 3 6 1 0 11   Darmon 6 6 6
  Hann 6 4 6 6   Hann 6 0 1 2
  Pellizza 3 4 0 11   Darmon 4 6 6 6
11   Darmon 6 6 6 11   Darmon 6 6 6
  Diepraam 3 3 1   Merlo 3 3 4
  Merlo 6 6 6   Merlo 6 8 3 6
  Soriano 2 6 6 2 3   Hewitt 4 6 6 4
  Hewitt 6 2 4 6 6   Merlo 6 6 6
  Hawkes 1 4 2 6   Reed 4 4 4
  Rodríguez 6 6 6   Rodríguez 6 2 6 4
  Jauffret 3 8 4 4 6   Reed 4 6 8 6
6   Reed 6 6 6 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  De Gronckel
  Javorský   Javorský 1 6 6 4 6
  Lall 6 4 6 6   Lane 6 4 2 6 1
  Lane 8 6 3 8   Javorský 6 0 2 0
  Gisbert 14   Knight 4 6 6 6
  Barnes   Barnes 3 7 4 6 2
  Zentai 14   Knight 6 5 6 4 6
14   Knight 14   Knight 5 0 3
  Barthes 7 4 6 4 3   Santana 7 6 6
  Froehling 9 6 3 6   Froehling 3 8 6
  Nikolic 2 4 2   Olvera 6 10 8
  Olvera 6 6 6   Olvera 3 1 1
  Mey 4 6 1 0 r 3   Santana 6 6 6
  Jauffret 6 4 6 3   Jauffret 1 2 2
  Jaksic 2 1 0 3   Santana 6 6 6
3   Santana 6 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Drobný
  Jalabert   Jalabert 4 6 8 3 3
  Licis 6 3 1   Rubinoff 6 2 6 6 6
  Rubinoff 8 6 6   Rubinoff 3 4 1
  Fletcher 4 6 5 7 2 10   Krishnan 6 6 6
  Ecklebe 6 1 7 5 6   Ecklebe 5 3 2
  Apey 0 2 0 10   Krishnan 7 6 6
10   Krishnan 6 6 6 10   Krishnan 6 6 6
  Lemann 3 2 2 7   Jovanović 4 2 2
  Grinda 6 6 6   Grinda 6 7 9
  Despiegelaere 0 1 1   Davidson 1 5 7
  Davidson 6 6 6   Grinda 6 6 3 0 4
  Howe 7 6 2 8 4 7   Jovanović 0 3 6 6 6
  Arilla 9 1 6 6 6   Arilla 1 4 6 6 1
  Holland 0 4 4 7   Jovanović 6 6 3 4 6
7   Jovanović 6 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Matthews 3 4 2
  Aguirre 6 6 6   Aguirre 4 4 6 2
  Gulyás 6 6 4 6
  Gulyás 6 6 3 5 5
15   Bungert 3 0 6 7 7
  Mandarino 6 6 6 1 5
15   Bungert 8 4 4 6 7
15   Bungert 8 4 6 0 2
2   Emerson 6 6 4 6 6
  Barrett 6 2 4 3
  Llamas 4 6 6 6
  Llamas 5 3 3
2   Emerson 7 6 6
  Hallberg 3 1 0
2   Emerson 6 6 6

External linksEdit

  • "Official 1962 Men's Draw" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2007-04-29. (110 KiB) on the French Open website
Preceded by
1962 Australian Championships – Men's Singles
Grand Slam men's singles Succeeded by
1962 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles