1929 French Championships (tennis)

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1929 French Championships
Date26 May – 3 June
Edition34th
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceClay
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueStade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
France René Lacoste [1]
Women's Singles
United States Helen Wills Moody [2]
Men's Doubles
France René Lacoste / France Jean Borotra
Women's Doubles
Spain Lilí de Álvarez / Netherlands Kea Bouman
Mixed Doubles
United Kingdom Eileen Bennett Whittingstall / France Henri Cochet
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The 1929 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 26 May until 3 June. It was the 34th staging of the French Championships and the second Grand Slam tournament of the year.

René Lacoste and Helen Wills Moody won the singles titles. It was Lacoste's seventh and last Grand Slam singles title.

Finals[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

France René Lacoste (FRA) defeated France Jean Borotra (FRA) 6–3, 2–6, 6–0, 2–6, 8–6

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Helen Wills Moody (USA) defeated France Simonne Mathieu (FRA) 6–3, 6–4

Men's Doubles[edit]

France René Lacoste (FRA) / France Jean Borotra (FRA) defeated France Henri Cochet (FRA) / France Jacques Brugnon (FRA) 6–3, 3–6, 6–3, 3–6, 8–6

Women's Doubles[edit]

Spain Lilí Álvarez (ESP) / Netherlands Kea Bouman (NED) defeated South Africa Bobbie Heine (RSA) / South Africa Alida Neave (RSA) 7–5, 6–3

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Eileen Bennett Whittingstall (GBR) / France Henri Cochet (FRA) defeated United States Helen Wills Moody (USA) / United States Frank Hunter (USA) 6–3, 6–2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1929 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT).
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1929 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT).

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1929 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1929 Wimbledon Championships