1966 French Championships (tennis)

The 1966 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 23 May until 5 June. It was the 70th staging of the French Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1966. Tony Roche and Ann Jones won the singles titles.

1966 French Championships
Date23 May – 5 June
Edition70th
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceClay
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueStade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Tony Roche[1]
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Ann Jones[2]
Men's Doubles
United States Clark Graebner / United States Dennis Ralston
Women's Doubles
Australia Margaret Smith / Australia Judy Tegart
Mixed Doubles
South Africa Annette Van Zyl / South Africa Frew McMillan
← 1965 · French Championships · 1967 →

FinalsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Tony Roche defeated   István Gulyás 6–1, 6–4, 7–5

Women's SinglesEdit

  Ann Jones defeated   Nancy Richey 6–3, 6–1

Men's DoublesEdit

  Clark Graebner /   Dennis Ralston defeated   Ilie Năstase /   Ion Ţiriac 6–3, 6–3, 6–0

Women's DoublesEdit

  Margaret Smith /   Judy Tegart defeated   Jill Blackman /   Fay Toyne 4–6, 6–1, 6–1

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Annette Van Zyl /   Frew McMillan defeated   Ann Jones /   Clark Graebner 1–6, 6–3, 6–2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1966 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT).
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1966 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT).

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1966 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1966 Wimbledon Championships