1926 French Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1926 French Championships
Champion France Suzanne Lenglen
Runner-up United States Mary Kendall Browne
Final score 6–1, 6–0
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1925 · French Championships · 1927 →

Suzanne Lenglen defeated Mary Kendall Browne 6–1, 6–0 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1926 French Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. France Suzanne Lenglen (Champion)
  2. United States Helen Wills (Second round)
  3. United States Mary Kendall Browne (Finalist)
  4. United States Elizabeth Ryan (Quarterfinalist)
  5. United Kingdom Joan Fry Lakeman (Semifinalist)
  6. United Kingdom Kathleen McKane Godfree (Quarterfinalist)
  7. France Diddie Vlasto (First round)
  8. France Yvonne Bourgeois (First round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                             
1 France Suzanne Lenglen 6 6
France Simonne Mathieu 0 0
1 France Suzanne Lenglen 6 6
5 United Kingdom Joan Fry Lakeman 2 1
4 United States Elizabeth Ryan 5 6 9
5 United Kingdom Joan Fry Lakeman 7 3 11
1 France Suzanne Lenglen 6 6
3 United States Mary K. Browne 1 0
3 United States Mary K. Browne 7 6
6 United Kingdom Kathleen McKane Godfree 5 0
3 United States Mary K. Browne 8 6
Netherlands Kornelia Bouman 6 2
France S. Lecaron 2 9 6
Netherlands Kornelia Bouman 6 7 8

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 France Lenglen 6 6
Hungary Péteri 0 0 1 France Lenglen 6 6
United Kingdom Shepherd-Barron 6 6 United Kingdom Shepherd-Barron 0 0
France Conquet 4 3 1 France Lenglen 6 6
United States Jessup 6 6 France Mathieu 0 0
France Lebesnerais 3 2 United States Jessup 6 7 0
France Mathieu 6 0 6 France Mathieu 2 9 6
8 France Bourgeois 2 6 1 1 France Lenglen 6 6
4 United States Ryan 5 6 6 5 United Kingdom Fry 2 1
France Danet 7 2 3 4 United States Ryan 6 6
France Vaussard 6 6 France Vaussard 4 2
France Charnelet 3 1 4 United States Ryan 7 3 11
5 United Kingdom Fry 6 6 5 United Kingdom Fry 5 6 9
France Bourgeois 4 1 5 United Kingdom Fry 13 6
France Descleres 6 6 France Descleres 11 1
France Le Conte 2 4

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
3 United States Browne 6 6
France Des Landes De Danoet 3 1 3 United States Browne 6 4 6
France Deve 6 6 France Deve 4 6 3
United Kingdom Munford 3 4 3 United States Browne 7 6
France Grasset 6 6 6 United Kingdom Godfree 5 0
France Wyns-Speranza 1 2 France Grasset 4 4
United Kingdom De Borman 1 2 6 United Kingdom Godfree 6 6
6 United Kingdom Godfree 6 6 3 United States Browne 8 6
France Lecaron 6 6 Netherlands Bouman 6 2
Greece Contostavlos 4 2 France Lecaron 6 6
France Sherbatskoy 6 6 France Sherbatskoy 2 2
7 France Vlasto 3 0 France Lecaron 2 9 6
Netherlands Bouman 6 6 Netherlands Bouman 6 7 8
United Kingdom Colyer 2 1 Netherlands Bouman
France Golding 3 5 2 United States Wills
2 United States Wills 6 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 393. ISBN 978-0942257700. 

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