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1955 French Championships (tennis)

1955 French Championships
Date:   24 May – 4 June
Edition:   54th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Clay
Location:   Paris (XVIe), France
Venue:   Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Tony Trabert [1]
Women's Singles
Angela Mortimer [2]
Men's Doubles
Vic Seixas / Tony Trabert
Women's Doubles
Beverly Baker Fleitz / Darlene Hard
Mixed Doubles
Darlene Hard / Gordon Forbes
French Championships
 < 1954 1956 > 

The 1955 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 24 May until 4 June. It was the 54th staging of the French Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1955.

Champions

Men's Singles

Tony Trabert defeated Sven Davidson 2–6, 6–1, 6–4, 6–2


Women's Singles

Angela Mortimer defeated Dorothy Knode 2–6, 7–5, 10–8


Men's Doubles

Vic Seixas / Tony Trabert defeated Nicola Pietrangeli / Orlando Sirola 6–1, 4–6, 6–2, 6–4


Women's Doubles

Beverly Baker Fleitz / Darlene Hard defeated Shirley Bloomer Brasher / Patricia Ward 7–5, 6–8, 13–11


Mixed Doubles

Darlene Hard / Gordon Forbes defeated Jenny Staley / Luis Ayala 5–7, 6–1, 6–2

References

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1955 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1955 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT). 

External links

  • French Open official website
Preceded by
1955 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1955 Wimbledon Championships
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