1965 French Championships (tennis)

The 1965 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 17 May until 29 May. It was the 69th staging of the French Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1965. Fred Stolle and Lesley Turner won the singles titles.

1965 French Championships
Date17–29 May
Edition69th
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceClay
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueStade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Fred Stolle [1]
Women's Singles
Australia Lesley Turner [2]
Men's Doubles
Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Fred Stolle
Women's Doubles
Australia Margaret Smith / Australia Lesley Turner
Mixed Doubles
Australia Margaret Smith / Australia Ken Fletcher

Finals

Men's singles

Australia Fred Stolle (AUS) defeated Australia Tony Roche (AUS) 3–6, 6–0, 6–2, 6–3

Women's singles

Australia Lesley Turner (AUS) defeated Australia Margaret Smith (AUS) 6–3, 6–4

Men's Doubles

Australia Roy Emerson (AUS) / Australia Fred Stolle (AUS) defeated Australia Ken Fletcher (AUS) / Australia Bob Hewitt (AUS) 6–8, 6–3, 8–6, 6–2

Women's Doubles

Australia Margaret Smith (AUS) / Australia Lesley Turner (AUS) defeated France Françoise Durr (FRA) / France Janine Lieffrig (FRA) 6–3, 6–1

Mixed Doubles

Australia Margaret Smith (AUS) / Australia Ken Fletcher (AUS) defeated Brazil Maria Bueno (BRA) / Australia John Newcombe (AUS) 6–4, 6–4

References

  1. ^ "Roland-Garros 1965 (Grand Slam) - Men singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT).
  2. ^ "Roland-Garros 1965 (Grand Slam) - Women singles" (PDF). Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT).

External links

Preceded by
1965 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1965 Wimbledon Championships
Pre Open Era
Open Era

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