1929 French Championships – Women's Singles

1929 French Championships – Women's Singles

1929 French Championships
Champion   United States Helen Wills
Runner-up   France Simone Mathieu
Final score   6–3, 6–4
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends      
WC Singles      
WC Doubles      
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Helen Wills defeated Simone Mathieu 6–3, 6–4 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1929 French Championships.[1]

Seeds

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. South Africa Bobbie Heine Miller (Quarterfinalist)
  3. United States Phoebe Watson (Quarterfinalist)
  4. United Kingdom Eileen Bennett (Semifinalist)
  5. Netherlands Kornelia Bouman (First round)
  6. France Simone Mathieu (Finalist)
  7. Germany Cilly Aussem (Semifinalist)
  8. Germany Irmgard Rost (Third round)

Draw

Key

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

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1  United States Helen Wills 6 6    
 France Sylvia Henrotin 4 1    
  1  United States Helen Wills 6 7    
  4  United Kingdom Eileen Bennett 2 5    
4  United Kingdom Eileen Bennett 7 6  
   South Africa Alida Neave 5 1    
    1  United States Helen Wills 6 6  
  6  France Simone Mathieu 3 4  
  6  France Simone Mathieu 4 6 6  
3  United States Phoebe Watson 6 3 1  
  6  France Simone Mathieu 8 2 6
  7  Germany Cilly Aussem 6 6 2  
7  Germany Cilly Aussem 5 6 6
  2  South Africa Bobbie Heine Miller 7 3 4  

Earlier Rounds

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    1  United States Wills        
     United Kingdom Hardie        
      1  United States Wills 6 6    
       South Africa Tapscott 1 3    
     South Africa Tapscott 6 6  
 France Vaussard 4 5        Belgium Sigart 2 2    
 Belgium Sigart 6 7         1  United States Wills 6 6  
8  Germany Rost 6 6          France Henrotin 4 1  
 France Rosambert 4 3       8  Germany Rost 1 13 6  
 United Kingdom Goldsack 8 6        United Kingdom Goldsack 6 12 2  
 France Anet 6 4         8  Germany Rost 6 4 1
 France Henrotin 7 3 6        France Henrotin 3 6 6  
 South Africa De Smidt 5 6 3      France Henrotin 4 6 6
 France Le Conte 1 1        Germany Krahwinkel 6 4 3  
 Germany Krahwinkel 6 6    

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
4  United Kingdom Bennett 6 6    
 France Amaury 2 3       4  United Kingdom Bennett 6 6    
 France Barbier 6 7      France Barbier 3 2    
 Switzerland Schäublin 3 5         4  United Kingdom Bennett 6 3 7  
 Germany Von Reznicek              France Bordes 4 6 5  
 Hanckett            Hanckett 0 2  
 France Bordes 7 6      France Bordes 6 6    
 United Kingdom Tapscott 5 2         4  United Kingdom Bennett 7 6  
5  Netherlands Bouman              South Africa Neave 5 1  
 United Kingdom Ridley            United Kingdom Ridley 6 6    
 Lowenthal 6 5 6    Lowenthal 4 1    
 France Neufeld 3 7 0        United Kingdom Ridley 6 2 2
 South Africa Neave 6 6 6        South Africa Neave 2 6 6  
 France Charpenel 8 2 2      South Africa Neave 7 10  
 United Kingdom Thomas 1 4      France Kleinadel 5 8    
 France Kleinadel 6 6    

Section 3

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 United States Bundy 7 6    
 France Peyre 5 1        United States Bundy 5 1    
 France Bernard 0 0      Germany Friedleben 7 6    
 Germany Friedleben 6 6          Germany Friedleben 10 1 5  
 Italy Valerio 6 6         6  France Mathieu 8 6 7  
 France Culbert 2 2        Italy Valerio 4 3  
 United Kingdom Johnstone 2 2     6  France Mathieu 6 6    
6  France Mathieu 6 6         6  France Mathieu 4 6 6
 Germany Peitz 6 6         3  United States Watson 6 3 1
 France Wyns-Speranza 3 1        Germany Peitz 6 3 7  
 France Guillier 2 0      South Africa Cole 4 6 5  
 South Africa Cole 6 6          Germany Peitz 3 1  
 United States Morrill 6 6         3  United States Watson 6 6    
 France Danet 2 0        United States Morrill 0 3  
 France Charnelet 2 1     3  United States Watson 6 6    
3  United States Watson 6 6    

Section 4

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 Belgium Sigart 0 2    
 France Adamoff 6 6        France Adamoff 6 6    
 France Lebesnerais 2 2        Netherlands Couquerque 2 1    
 Netherlands Couquerque 6 6          France Adamoff 3 3    
 France Metaxa 2 1         7  Germany Aussem 6 6    
 Switzerland Payot 6 6        Switzerland Payot 2 4  
 France Gallay 1 1       7  Germany Aussem 6 6    
7  Germany Aussem 6 6         7  Germany Aussem 5 6 6
 France Berthet 5 6         2  South Africa Heine Miller 7 3 4
 France Macready 7 4 r      France Berthet 6 10    
     United States Cross 3 8    
       France Berthet 4 4  
      2  South Africa Heine Miller 6 6    
     France Fourcade 3 5  
    2  South Africa Heine Miller 6 7    
 

References

External links

  • KiB) on the French Open website