Five Yanks Win, Two Lose In French Tennis Tourney, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-21


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Five Yanks Win, Two Lpse In French Tennis Tourney PARIS, France, May 20 UP.— Five Americans won first round matches and two other Yanks were eliminated in the French International tennis championships today. Hamilton Richardson of Baton Rouge, La., downed Andre Favieres of France, 6-0, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3. Budge Patty of Los Angeles beat Henry Zalzal of Egypt, 6-3, 6-3, 6-0. Dick Savitt of Orange, N. J., downed Roger Dessair of France* 6-10, 6-1, 4-6. 6-2. Tony Trabert of Cincinnati downed Jacques Beckered of France, 6-2, 6-2, 6-2, and Straight Clark of Los Angeles ran into unexpected trouble before defeating Jacques Weiss of France, 7-5, 6-3, 7-5. Richard Cohen of New York was eliminated by Jacques Jemain of France, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4, and Roy Wilder of Corpus Christi, Texas, lost to Guy Delhomme of France, 6-2,. 6-4, 6-2. In womens play Dorothy Head of Alameda, Calif., eliminated Suzanne Schmitt of France, 6-0, 6-3, in the first round. The lone surprise came when Charlotte Gazeau of France upset British Wightman Cup player Susan Partridge.

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