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1953 French Championships (tennis)

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1953 French Championships (tennis)

1953 French Championships
Date:   19 May – 30 May
Edition:   52nd
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Clay
Location:   Paris (XVIe), France
Venue:   Stade Roland Garros
Men's Singles
Ken Rosewall [1]
Women's Singles
Maureen Connolly [2]
Men's Doubles
Lew Hoad / Ken Rosewall
Women's Doubles
Doris Hart / Shirley Fry
Mixed Doubles
Doris Hart / Vic Seixas
French Championships
 < 1952 1954 > 

The 1953 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 19 May until 30 May. It was the 52nd staging of the French Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1953.


  • Champions 1
    • Men's Singles 1.1
    • Women's Singles 1.2
    • Men's Doubles 1.3
    • Women's Doubles 1.4
    • Mixed Doubles 1.5
  • References 2
  • External links 3


Men's Singles

Ken Rosewall defeated Victor Elias Seixas 6–3, 6–4, 1–6, 6–2

Women's Singles

Maureen Connolly defeated Doris Hart 6–2, 6–4

Men's Doubles

Lew Hoad / Ken Rosewall defeated Mervyn Rose / Clive Wilderspin 6–2, 6–1, 6–1

Women's Doubles

Doris Hart / Shirley Fry defeated Maureen Connolly / Julia Sampson 6–4, 6–3

Mixed Doubles

Doris Hart / Vic Seixas defeated Maureen Connolly / Mervyn Rose 4–6, 6–4, 6–0


  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1953 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1953 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 

External links

  • French Open official website
Preceded by
1953 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1953 Wimbledon Championships
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