1928 French Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1928 French Championships
Champion United States Helen Wills
Runner-up United Kingdom Eileen Bennett
Final score 6–1, 6–2
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1927 · French Championships · 1929 →

Helen Wills defeated Eileen Bennett 6–1, 6–2 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1928 French Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States Helen Wills (Champion)
  2. France Suzanne Deve (Second round)
  3. Netherlands Kornelia Bouman (Semifinalist)
  4. Australia Daphne Akhurst (Quarterfinalist)
  5. France Elisabeth Macready (Second round)
  6. Spain Lilly De Alvarez (First round)
  7. France Marguerite Bordes (Third round)
  8. United Kingdom Eileen Bennett (Finalist)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                             
1 United States Helen Wills 6 6
Netherlands Madzy Rollin Couquerque 2 0
1 United States Helen Wills 6 6
United Kingdom Cristobel Hardie 1 1
4 Australia Daphne Akhurst 8 2
United Kingdom Cristobel Hardie 10 6
1 United States Helen Wills 6 6
8 United Kingdom Eileen Bennett 1 2
France J. Vaussard 0 0
3 Netherlands Kornelia Bouman 6 6
3 Netherlands Kornelia Bouman 2 6
8 United Kingdom Eileen Bennett 6 8
8 United Kingdom Eileen Bennett 6 7 7
United States Penelope Anderson 3 9 5

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States Wills 6 6
France Marcou 0 3
1 United States Wills 6 6
Germany Aussem 1 2
Germany Aussem 3 7 6
United States Watson 6 5 0
1 United States Wills 6 6
Netherlands Couquerque 2 0
France Beauge 5 6 4
Netherlands Couquerque 7 4 6
Netherlands Couquerque 10 6
7 France Bordes 8 2
Netherlands Lycett 2 2
7 France Bordes 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
France Amaury 1 1
4 Australia Akhurst 6 6
4 Australia Akhurst 6 6
United Kingdom Fry 2 6 6 United Kingdom Fry 1 1
France Neufeld 6 0 2 United Kingdom Fry 6 6 6
France Golding France Peyre 8 2 1
France Peyre 4 Australia Akhurst 8 2
5 France Macready United Kingdom Hardie 10 6
France Wolfson 5 France Macready 3 3
Australia O'Hara Wood 10 6 Australia O'Hara Wood 6 6
France Barbier 8 3 Australia O'Hara Wood 6 4
United Kingdom Hardie 6 6 United Kingdom Hardie 8 6
France Gallay 2 4 United Kingdom Hardie 6 4 6
France Kleinadel 3 4 France Henrotin 3 6 4
France Henrotin 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
France Vaussard
France Grasset France Vaussard 6 6
France Fourcade France Fourcade 3 2
6 Spain De Alvarez France Vaussard 7 6
United Kingdom Nuthall 9 7 France Charnelet 5 3
France Lebesnerais 7 5 United Kingdom Nuthall 4 4
France Wyns-Speranza France Charnelet 6 6
France Charnelet France Vaussard 0 0
United States Mallory 6 6 3 Netherlands Bouman 6 6
France Le Conte 0 2 United States Mallory 6 0 4
Australia Boyd 3 6 6
Australia Boyd 6 1 2
3 Netherlands Bouman 4 6 6
United Kingdom Colyer 3 2
3 Netherlands Bouman 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States Anthony 6
Netherlands Canters 4 r
United States Anthony 0 2
8 United Kingdom Bennett 6 6
France Bourgeois 6 2 1
8 United Kingdom Bennett 3 6 6
8 United Kingdom Bennett 6 7 7
United States Anderson 3 9 5
France Conquet 1 2
Australia Bickerton 6 6
Australia Bickerton 3 14 1
United States Anderson 6 12 6
United States Anderson
2 France Deve

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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