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1928 French Championships (tennis)

1928 French Championships
Date:   24 May - 4 June
Edition:   33rd
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Clay
Location:   Paris (XVIe), France
Venue:   Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Henri Cochet [1]
Women's Singles
Helen Wills Moody [2]
Men's Doubles
Jean Borotra / Jacques Brugnon
Women's Doubles
Phoebe Holcroft Watson / Eileen Bennett Whittingstall
Mixed Doubles
Eileen Bennett Whittingstall / Henri Cochet
French Championships
 < 1927 1929 > 

The 1928 French Championships (now known as the French Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay ourts at the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris, France. The tournament ran from 24 May until 4 June. It was the 33rd staging of the French Championships and the second Grand Slam tournament of the year. It was the first tournament held at the new Roland-Garros stadium which was built during the winter of 1927/1928.

Champions

Men's Singles

Henri Cochet (FRA) defeated René Lacoste (FRA) 5–7, 6–3, 6–1, 6–3

Women's Singles

Helen Wills (USA) defeated Eileen Bennett (GBR) 6–1, 6–2

Men's Doubles

Jean Borotra (FRA) / Jacques Brugnon (FRA) defeated Henri Cochet (FRA) / René de Buzelet (FRA) 6–4, 3–6, 6–2, 3–6, 6–4

Women's Doubles

Phoebe Holcroft Watson (GBR) / Eileen Bennett Whittingstall (GBR) defeated Suzanne Deve (FRA) / Sylvie Lafaurie (FRA) 6–0, 6–2

Mixed Doubles

Eileen Bennett Whittingstall (GBR) / Henri Cochet (FRA) defeated Helen Wills (USA) / Frank Hunter (USA) 3–6, 6–3, 6–3


References

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1928 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1928 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 

External links

  • French Open official website
Preceded by
1928 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1928 Wimbledon Championships
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