1963 French Championships (tennis)

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1963 French Championships
Date13–26 May
Edition67th
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceClay
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueStade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Roy Emerson [1]
Women's Singles
Australia Lesley Turner [2]
Men's Doubles
Australia Roy Emerson / Spain Manuel Santana
Women's Doubles
United Kingdom Ann Jones / South Africa Renee Schuurman
Mixed Doubles
Australia Margaret Smith / Australia Ken Fletcher
← 1962 · French Championships · 1964 →

The 1963 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 13 May until 26 May. It was the 67th staging of the French Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1963. Roy Emerson and Lesley Turner won the singles titles.

Finals[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Roy Emerson defeated France Pierre Darmon 3–6, 6–1, 6–4, 6–4

Women's Singles[edit]

Australia Lesley Turner defeated United Kingdom Ann Haydon 2–6, 6–3, 7–5

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Roy Emerson / Spain Manuel Santana defeated South Africa Gordon Forbes / South Africa Abe Segal 6–2, 6–4, 6–4

Women's Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Ann Haydon / South Africa Renée Schuurman defeated Australia Robyn Ebbern /Australia Margaret Smith 7–5, 6–4

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Australia Margaret Smith / Australia Ken Fletcher defeated Australia Lesley Turner / Australia Fred Stolle 6–1, 6–2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1963 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT).
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1963 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT).

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1963 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1963 Wimbledon Championships