1926 French Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1926 French Championships
Champion France Henri Cochet [1]
Runner-up France René Lacoste [1]
Final score 6–2, 6–4, 6–3
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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Henri Cochet defeated René Lacoste 6–2, 6–4, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1926 French Championships.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States Vinnie Richards (Semifinalist)
  2. France René Lacoste (Finalist)
  3. United States Howard Kinsey (Quarterfinalist)
  4. France Henri Cochet (Champion)
  5. Belgium Jean Washer (Quarterfinalist)
  6. France Jean Borotra (Semifinalist)
  7. Switzerland Charles F. Aeschliman (Fourth round)
  8. India Ali Athar Fyzee (Second round)
  9. Hungary Béla Von Kehrling (Quarterfinalist)
  10. Romania Nicolae Mișu (Quarterfinalist)
  11. Netherlands Hendrik Timmer (Second round)
  12. Czechoslovakia Jan Koželuh (Fourth round)
  13. Spain José María Tejada (Fourth round)
  14. Armenia Leonce Aslangul (Fourth round)
  15. Argentina Guillermo Robson (Fourth round)
  16. United Kingdom J. Colin Gregory (Fourth round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
1 United States Vinnie Richards 6 6 6
9 Hungary Béla Von Kehrling 1 3 3
1 United States Vinnie Richards 1 4 4
4 France Henri Cochet 6 6 6
4 France Henri Cochet 6 3 7 6
5 Belgium Jean Washer 4 6 5 4
4 France Henri Cochet 6 6 6
2 France René Lacoste 2 4 3
6 France Jean Borotra 2 6 6 3 7
3 United States Howard Kinsey 6 4 1 6 5
6 France Jean Borotra 6 6 2 4
2 France René Lacoste 8 3 6 6
10 Romania Nicolas Mishu 12 1 1
2 France René Lacoste 14 6 6

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 United States Richards 6 6 6
France Hirsch 2 3 4
1 United States Richards 6 6 6
Italy Balbi Di Robecco 1 1 1
Halkema 4 2 6 0
Italy Balbi Di Robecco 6 6 3 6
1 United States Richards 7 6 6
16 United Kingdom Gregory 5 3 2
Russia Rodzianko 2 6 1 6 4
16 United Kingdom Gregory 6 4 6 4 6
16 United Kingdom Gregory 6 6 6
Argentina Obarrio 1 4 3
France Rodel 1 0 1
Argentina Obarrio 6 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 India Fyzee 2 2 2
France Landry 6 6 6
France Landry 6 7 4 2 6
France Brugnon 4 5 6 6 4
Denmark Thalbitzer 3 1 3
France Brugnon 6 6 6
France Landry 3 6 8 4
9 Hungary Von Kehrling 6 1 10 6
France Le Besnerais 1 3 7 6
Netherlands Bryan 6 6 5 8
Netherlands Bryan
9 Hungary Von Kehrling
France Aron 2 4 1
9 Hungary Von Kehrling 6 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 France Cochet 6 6 6
Argentina Boyd 3 2 3
4 France Cochet 6 6 6
United Kingdom Godfree 4 2 0
France Danet 6 3 1 7 3
United Kingdom Godfree 4 6 6 5 6
4 France Cochet 6 6 3 6
13 Spain Tejada 4 3 6 1
13 Spain Tejada 6 6 2 6
Italy Colombo 2 1 6 3
13 Spain Tejada 6 1 4 6 6
United Kingdom Meyer 1 6 6 4 1
United Kingdom Meyer 6 6 1 3 6
Portugal de Castro Pereira 0 4 6 6 1

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Van Der Steur 4 2 3
France Samazeuilh 6 6 6
France Samazeuilh 2 6 6 2
12 Czechoslovakia Koželuh 6 8 2 6
Canada Morrice 3 4 4
Greig 6 5 2 5 12 Czechoslovakia Koželuh 6 6 6
12 Czechoslovakia Koželuh 3 7 6 7 12 Czechoslovakia Koželuh 6 2 8 3
Netherlands De Bruyn-Kops 6 6 3 4 2 5 Belgium Washer 3 6 10 6
D'Avalos 3 4 6 6 6 D'Avalos 4 1 5
Kingdom of Yugoslavia Dungyersky 7 2 6 6 Kingdom of Yugoslavia Dungyersky 6 6 7
Switzerland Fisher 5 6 0 4 Kingdom of Yugoslavia Dungyersky 0 6 3
Finland Grahn 6 6 6 6 5 Belgium Washer 6 8 6
Poland Kleinadel 1 8 3 0 Finland Grahn 2 5 2
France Gentien 8 3 7 3 5 Belgium Washer 6 7 6
5 Belgium Washer 10 6 5 6

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Mexico De La Borbolla 1 5 3
Czechoslovakia Macenauer 6 7 6 Czechoslovakia Macenauer 9 6 5 6
United Kingdom Cholmondeley 2 0 2 France Piel 7 3 7 1
France Piel 6 6 6 Czechoslovakia Macenauer 2 3 6 3
France Féret 6 6 6 France Féret 6 6 1 6
Denmark Worm 3 4 1 France Féret 7 6 9
France Thurneyssen 11 Netherlands Timmer 5 3 7
11 Netherlands Timmer France Féret 6 4 6 3 1
France Augustin 6 France Borotra 4 6 4 6 6
United Kingdom Sharpe France Augustin 6 6 3 1 2
Spain Flaquer India Fyzee 2 2 6 6 6
India Fyzee India Fyzee 2 2 6 8 1
6 France Borotra 6 6 2 6 6
United Kingdom Myers 6 6 4 2
6 France Borotra 8 3 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
14 Armenia Aslangul 6 9 6
Spain Tarruella 3 7 2
14 Armenia Aslangul 5 2 8 6 6
Colombia Restrepo 7 6 6 1 4
France George
Colombia Restrepo
14 Armenia Aslangul 4 0 3
3 United States Kinsey 6 6 6
Czechoslovakia Rohrer
Austria Salm
Austria Salm 1 0 4
3 United States Kinsey 6 6 6
Argentina Cattaruza 7 6 5 1 1
3 United States Kinsey 5 1 7 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Czechoslovakia Gottlieb
7 Switzerland Aeschliman
7 Switzerland Aeschliman 8 6 3 3 7
Spain Flaquer 6 0 6 6 5
Poland Czetwertyński 6 4 4 5
Spain Flaquer 3 6 6 7
7 Switzerland Aeschliman 4 1 6 3
10 Romania Mișu 6 6 2 6
France Canivet 3 6 6 7 0
10 Romania Mișu 6 3 3 9 6
10 Romania Mișu 6 3 6 5 7
France Poulin 2 6 3 7 5
France Poulin
Italy De Morpurgo

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
India Bobb 4 6 2 1
15 Argentina Robson 6 3 6 6
15 Argentina Robson 3 6 6 6
United Kingdom Turnbull 6 4 2 4
Greece Papadopoulos 1 4 1
United Kingdom Turnbull 6 6 6
15 Argentina Robson 2 1 6 1
2 France Lacoste 6 6 3 6
Indonesia Sarkies
Italy Serventi
Indonesia Sarkies 0 3 4
2 France Lacoste 6 6 6
Netherlands Wetselaar
2 France Lacoste

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 386. ISBN 978-0942257700. 

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