1963 French Championships

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1963 French Championships
Date 13 – 26 May
Edition 67th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Clay
Location Paris, France
Venue Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Italy Nicola Pietrangeli
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Ann Jones
Men's Doubles
Australia Roy Emerson / Spain Manuel Santana
Women's Doubles
United Kingdom Ann Jones / South Africa Renee Schuurman
Mixed Doubles
Australia Margaret Smith / Australia Ken Fletcher
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The 1963 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 13 May until 26 May. It was the 67th staging of the French Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1963. Nicola Pietrangeli and Ann Jones won the singles titles.

Finals[edit | edit source]

Men's singles[edit | edit source]

Main article: 1963 French Championships – Men's singles

Italy Nicola Pietrangeli defeated France Pierre Darmon 6–4, 6–2, 6–8, 8–6

Women's singles[edit | edit source]

Main article: 1963 French Championships – Women's singles

United Kingdom Ann Jones defeated Australia Lesley Turner 6–2, 6–4

Men's doubles[edit | edit source]

Australia Roy Emerson / Spain Manuel Santana defeated South Africa Gordon Forbes / South Africa Abe Segal 6–2, 6–4, 6–8, 6–3

Women's doubles[edit | edit source]

United Kingdom Ann Jones / South Africa Renée Schuurman defeated Australia Robyn Ebbern /Australia Margaret Smith 9–7, 6–3

Mixed doubles[edit | edit source]

Australia Margaret Smith / Australia Ken Fletcher defeated Australia Lesley Turner / Australia Fred Stolle 6–1, 6–1

External links[edit | edit source]

Preceded by
1963 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1963 Wimbledon Championships

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