1963 French Championships (tennis)

The 1963 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 13 May until 26 May. It was the 67th staging of the French Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1963. Roy Emerson and Lesley Turner won the singles titles.

1963 French Championships
Date13–26 May
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueStade Roland Garros
Men's Singles
Australia Roy Emerson [1]
Women's Singles
Australia Lesley Turner [2]
Men's Doubles
Australia Roy Emerson / Spain Manuel Santana
Women's Doubles
United Kingdom Ann Jones / South Africa Renee Schuurman
Mixed Doubles
Australia Margaret Smith / Australia Ken Fletcher
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Men's SinglesEdit

  Roy Emerson defeated   Pierre Darmon 3–6, 6–1, 6–4, 6–4

Women's SinglesEdit

  Lesley Turner defeated   Ann Jones 2–6, 6–3, 7–5

Men's DoublesEdit

  Roy Emerson /   Manuel Santana defeated   Gordon Forbes /   Abe Segal 6–2, 6–4, 6–4

Women's DoublesEdit

  Ann Jones /   Renée Schuurman defeated   Robyn Ebbern /  Margaret Smith 7–5, 6–4

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Margaret Smith /   Ken Fletcher defeated   Lesley Turner /   Fred Stolle 6–1, 6–2


  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1963 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT).
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1963 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT).

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Preceded by
1963 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1963 Wimbledon Championships