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1957 French Championships – Men's Singles

1957 French Championships
Champion   Sweden Sven Davidson
Runner-up   United States Herbert Flam
Final score   6–3, 6–4, 6–4
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends      
WC Singles      
WC Doubles      
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Sven Davidson defeated Herbert Flam 6–3, 6–4, 6–4 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1957 French Championships.

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Sven Davidson is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. Australia Lewis Hoad (Third round)
  2. Australia Ashley Cooper (Semifinalist)
  3. Sweden Sven Davidson (Champion)
  4. Italy Giuseppe Merlo (Fourth round)
  5. Australia Mervyn Rose (Semifinalist)
  6. Italy Nicola Pietrangeli (First round)
  7. United States Budge Patty (Fourth round)
  8. United States Herbert Flam (Finalist)
  1. France Pierre Darmon (Second round)
  2. Australia Neale Fraser (Quarterfinalist)
  3. Belgium Jacques Brichant (Quarterfinalist)
  4. Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný (Second round)
  5. France Robert Haillet (Quarterfinalist)
  6. France Paul Remy (Fourth round)
  7. United Kingdom Mike Davies (Third round)
  8. Chile Luis Ayala (Third round)

Draw

Key

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
   Belgium Philippe Washer 7 4 3 6 4  
8  United States Herbert Flam 5 6 6 4 6  
  8  United States Herbert Flam 4 6 4 6 7  
  5  Australia Mervyn Rose 6 4 6 2 5  
13  France Robert Haillet          
  5  Australia Mervyn Rose            
    8  United States Herbert Flam 3 4 4    
  3  Sweden Sven Davidson 6 6 6    
  11  Belgium Jacques Brichant 2 2 6 2    
3  Sweden Sven Davidson 6 6 4 6    
3  Sweden Sven Davidson 6 2 2 6 6
  2  Australia Ashley Cooper 4 6 6 2 3  
10  Australia Neale Fraser 6 6 5 6 3
  2  Australia Ashley Cooper 0 8 7 4 6  

Earlier rounds

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1  Australia Hoad            
     Hungary Katona            
      1  Australia Hoad 6 6 4 4 4  
       Australia Gibson 2 3 6 6 6  
     Australia Gibson 3 6 7 3 6
     Mexico Llamas 6 3 5 6 1  
       Australia Gibson 2 3 5    
       Belgium Washer 6 6 7    
    15  United Kingdom Davies 6 6 6      
     Italy Maggi 1 2 2      
      15  United Kingdom Davies 4 3 1    
       Belgium Washer 6 6 6      
     United States Stewart 1 4 0    
     Belgium Washer 6 6 6      
 

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    8  United States Flam 6 3 4 6 6  
     Canada Bedard 3 6 6 1 1  
      8  United States Flam 6 6 6      
       South Africa Forbes 1 4 3      
     United Kingdom Knight 4 2 3    
     South Africa Forbes 6 6 6      
      8  United States Flam 6 6 6    
       Italy Jacobini 1 1 2    
    9  France Darmon 0 3 6 7 3  
     Italy Jacobini 6 6 2 5 6  
       Italy Jacobini 6 6 6    
       France Pilet 3 3 4      
     France Pilet 4 6 7 6  
     Mexico Reyes 6 4 5 0    
 

Section 3

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    4  Italy Merlo 6 6 2 6    
     United States Schwartz 4 4 6 3    
      4  Italy Merlo 8 6 6      
       South Africa Segal 6 2 3      
     Germany Huber 3 4 3    
     South Africa Segal 6 6 6      
      4  Italy Merlo 7 6 6 6 4
      13  France Haillet 9 8 4 1 6
    13  France Haillet 6 6 4 6    
     United States Moss 1 3 6 2    
      13  France Haillet 6 5 6 6  
       Denmark Ulrich 3 7 3 1    
     New Zealand Robson 5 1 2    
     Denmark Ulrich 7 6 6      
 

Section 4

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    5  Australia Rose 6 6 6      
 Colombia Alvarez 6 1 6 6        Colombia Alvarez 3 0 1      
 Poland Radzio 4 6 3 3         5  Australia Rose 6 6 6      
 India Krishnan 6 7 6            India Krishnan 4 3 4      
 France Jalabert 2 5 2          India Krishnan 6 6 6    
 South Africa Koenig 6 5 7 6        South Africa Koenig 1 1 1      
 New Zealand Parker 1 7 5 3         5  Australia Rose 7 0 6 7 6
12  Czechoslovakia Drobný 9 3 6 6          Denmark Nielsen 5 6 3 9 3
 France Perreau-Saussine 7 6 1 1       12  Czechoslovakia Drobný 0 6 7 7 6  
 Denmark Nielsen 6 6 9          Denmark Nielsen 6 2 5 9 8  
 United Kingdom Barrett 3 2 7            Denmark Nielsen 6 8 6    
 Australia Howe 11 6 7            Australia Howe 4 6 4      
 Sweden Schmidt 9 3 5          Australia Howe 6 6 7    
 United States Shea                United States Shea 2 2 5      
 Italy Fachini            

Section 5

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 Spain Martínez 5 1 3      
 Australia Emerson 7 6 6          Australia Emerson 3 6 6 6    
 Australia Mark 13 6 6 8 10    Australia Mark 6 3 3 4    
 Hungary Jancso 15 3 8 6 8        Australia Emerson 4 1 4      
 Italy Bergamo 3 6 6 6         11  Belgium Brichant 6 6 6      
 New Zealand Gerrard 6 4 2 3        Italy Bergamo 2 3 4    
 Germany Scholl 5 6 3 5     11  Belgium Brichant 6 6 6      
11  Belgium Brichant 7 3 6 7         11  Belgium Brichant 4 5 6 10 6
 Czechoslovakia Merunka 2 0 2            Australia Woodcock 6 7 3 8 3
 India Kumar 6 6 6          India Kumar 0 1 6 10    
 France Pellizza 4 3 0 r      Spain Gimeno 6 6 4 12    
 Spain Gimeno 6 6 1            Spain Gimeno 3 6 6 2 6
 France Grinda 13 0 2 6 0        Australia Woodcock 6 4 4 6 8  
 Australia Woodcock 11 6 6 4 6      Australia Woodcock 5 1 6 6 6
 Australia Anderson 6 6 3 6      Australia Anderson 7 6 4 4 3  
6  Italy Pietrangeli 4 2 6 4    

Section 6

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     Hungary Ádám-Stolpa            
     Chile Hammersley            
       Chile Hammersley 2 4 5      
      14  France Remy 6 6 7      
     Mexico Palafox 2 6 1 2  
    14  France Remy 6 4 6 6    
      14  France Remy 3 4 5    
      3  Sweden Davidson 6 6 7    
     United Kingdom Wilson            
     Hungary Asbóth            
       United Kingdom Wilson 5 6 2 5  
      3  Sweden Davidson 7 4 6 7    
     Czechoslovakia Javorský 1 7 1 2  
    3  Sweden Davidson 6 5 6 6    
 

Section 7

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     Denmark Ulrich            
     Hungary Gulyás            
       Denmark Ulrich 5 4 0      
      10  Australia Fraser 7 6 6      
     France Abdesselam 2 1 3    
    10  Australia Fraser 6 6 6      
      10  Australia Fraser 9 3 5 6 6
      7  United States Patty 7 6 7 4 1
     Australia Candy 6 6 3 6    
     France Molinari 3 3 6 4    
       Australia Candy 8 10 5 3 3
      7  United States Patty 6 8 7 6 6  
     France Nys 5 0 6 1  
    7  United States Patty 7 6 1 6    
 

Section 8

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     South Africa Fancutt 6 7 4      
     Mexico Contreras 8 9 6      
       Mexico Contreras 6 7 3 6    
      16  Chile Ayala 3 5 6 2    
     Czechoslovakia Krajcik 2 2 4    
    16  Chile Ayala 6 6 6      
       Mexico Contreras 3 1 2    
      2  Australia Cooper 6 6 6    
     Poland Skonecki 6 5 5 8 3  
     Italy Sirola 3 7 7 6 6  
       Italy Sirola 6 4 0 6 7
      2  Australia Cooper 4 6 6 4 9  
     Poland Licis 1 6 0 1  
    2  Australia Cooper 6 3 6 6    
 

External links

  • KiB) on the French Open website
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