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1972 French Open

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1972 French Open
Date 22 May - 4 June
Edition 71st
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw 256S / 64D / 32X
Surface Clay / Outdoor
Location Paris (XVIe), France
Venue Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
23x15px Andrés Gimeno [1]
Women's Singles
23x15px Billie Jean King
Men's Doubles
23x15px Bob Hewitt / 23x15px Frew McMillan [2]
Women's Doubles
23x15px Billie Jean King / 23x15px Betty Stöve
Mixed Doubles
23x15px Evonne Goolagong Cawley / 23x15px Kim Warwick
French Open
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The 1972 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 22 May until 4 June. It was the 71st staging of the French Open, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1972. Andrés Gimeno and Billie Jean King won the singles title.[3]

Champions

Men's singles

23x15px Andrés Gimeno defeated 23x15px Patrick Proisy, 4–6, 6–3, 6–1, 6–1

• It was Gimeno's 1st and only career Grand Slam singles title.

Women's singles

23x15px Billie Jean King defeated 23x15px Evonne Goolagong, 6–3, 6–3

• It was King's seventh career Grand Slam singles title, her third in the Open Era and her first and only title at the French Open.

Men's doubles

23x15px Bob Hewitt / 23x15px Frew McMillan defeated 23x15px Patricio Cornejo / 23x15px Jaime Fillol, 6–3, 8–6, 3–6, 6–1

• It was Hewitt's 6th career Grand Slam doubles title, his 1st in the Open Era and his 1st and only title at the French Open.
• It was McMillan's 3rd career Grand Slam doubles title, his 1st in the Open Era and his 1st and only title at the French Open.

Women's doubles

23x15px Billie Jean King / 23x15px Betty Stöve defeated 23x15px Winnie Shaw / 23x15px Nell Truman, 6–1, 6–2

• It was King's 10th career Grand Slam doubles title, her 4th in the Open Era and her 1st and only title at the French Open.
• It was Stöve's 1st career Grand Slam doubles title and her 1st title at the French Open.

Mixed doubles

23x15px Evonne Goolagong / 23x15px Kim Warwick defeated 23x15px Françoise Dürr / 23x15px Jean-Claude Barclay, 6–2, 6–4

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Preceded by
1972 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1972 Wimbledon Championships