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1927 French Championships (tennis)

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Date  27 May - 5 June
Category  Grand Slam (ITF)
Location  Paris (XVI), France
Edition  32nd
Surface  Clay
Venue  Stade Francais
1927 French Championships (tennis)

The 1927 French Championships (now known as the French Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Francais in Paris, France. The tournament ran from 27 May until 5 June. It was the 32nd staging of the French Championships and the second Grand Slam tournament of the year.


Kornelia Bouman became the first foreign woman to win the women's singles event and the first, and only, Dutch woman to win a Grand Slam singles title.

Men's Singles

René Lacoste (FRA) defeated Bill Tilden (USA) 6–4, 4–6, 5–7, 6–3, 11–9

Women's Singles

Kornelia Bouman (NED) defeated Irene Peacock (RSA) 6–2, 6–4

Men's Doubles

Henri Cochet (FRA) / Jacques Brugnon (FRA) defeated Jean Borotra (FRA) / René Lacoste (FRA) 2–6, 6–2, 6–0, 1–6, 6–4

Women's Doubles

Irene Peacock (RSA) / Bobbie Heine (AUS) defeated Peggy Saunders Mitchell (GBR) / Phoebe Holcroft Watson (GBR) 6–2, 6–1

Mixed Doubles

Marguerite Broquedis (FRA) / Jean Borotra (FRA) defeated Lilí de Álvarez (ESP) / Bill Tilden (USA) 6–4, 2–6, 6–2


1927 French Championships (tennis) Wikipedia