1962 French Championships (tennis)

The 1962 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 21 May until 2 June. It was the 66th staging of the French Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1962. Rod Laver and Margaret Smith won the singles titles.

1962 French Championships
Date21 May – 2 June
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueStade Roland Garros
Men's Singles
Australia Rod Laver[1]
Women's Singles
Australia Margaret Smith[2]
Men's Doubles
Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Neale Fraser
Women's Doubles
South Africa Sandra Reynolds / South Africa Renee Schuurman
Mixed Doubles
South Africa Renée Schuurman / Australia Bob Howe
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Men's singlesEdit

  Rod Laver defeated   Roy Emerson 3–6, 2–6, 6–3, 9–7, 6–2

Women's singlesEdit

  Margaret Smith defeated   Lesley Turner 6–3, 3–6, 7–5

Men's DoublesEdit

  Roy Emerson /   Neale Fraser defeated   Wilhelm Bungert /   Christian Kuhnke 6–3, 6–4, 7–5

Women's DoublesEdit

  Sandra Price /   Renée Schuurman defeated   Justina Bricka /  Margaret Smith 6–4, 6–4

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Renée Schuurman /   Bob Howe defeated   Lesley Turner /   Fred Stolle 3–6, 6–4, 6–4


  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1962 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT).
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1962 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT).

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1962 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1962 Wimbledon Championships