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Roland Garros 1956 Women's Singles  (May 15 - May 27)

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1.United States (USA)[2]
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3.France (FRA)
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5.Australia (AUS)
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7.United Kingdom (GBR)[15]Angela Buxton6-4 6-4
Angela Buxton
8.bye
Angela Buxton
9.Belgium (BEL)[7]Christianne Mercelis6-2 6-1
Christianne Mercelis
10.France (FRA)Florence De La Courtie6-4 6-2
Edda Buding
11.West Germany (FRG)[10]Edda Buding6-4 9-7
Edda Buding
12.Switzerland (SUI)Alice Charbonnier6-1 6-4
Edda Buding
13.France (FRA)
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14.France (FRA)
15.South Africa (RSA)
16.France (FRA)
Althea Gibson
17.United States (USA)[3]2-6 6-0 6-4
18.France (FRA)
19.Czechoslovakia (TCH)Vera Puzejova Sukova6-4 6-2
Vera Puzejova Sukova
20.France (FRA)Maud Galtier6-1 6-3
Althea Gibson
21.South Africa (RSA)Jean Forbes6-1 6-1
Jean Forbes
22.West Germany (FRG)Margot Dittmeyer6-3 3-6 6-4
Ginette Jucker
23.France (FRA)[14]Ginette Jucker0-6 6-4 6-4
Ginette Jucker
24.Spain (ESP)Pilar Barril3-6 6-2 6-2
Althea Gibson
25.United Kingdom (GBR)[6]
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8-6 6-1
26.Belgium (BEL)
27.France (FRA)
28.France (FRA)
29.Italy (ITA)
30.Netherlands (NED)
31.Australia (AUS)[11]Thelma D. Coyne7-5 6-2
Thelma D. Coyne
32.France (FRA)Cecile Trancart6-1 6-2
Althea Gibson
33.United States (USA)[12]Darlene Hard6-0 12-10
Darlene Hard
34.Brazil (BRA)Ingrid Metzner6-0 5-7 6-3
Darlene Hard
35.France (FRA)Jacqueline Kermina6-1 6-3
Jacqueline Kermina
36.France (FRA)Jacqueline Trauttmann6-0 6-8 6-2
Suzy Kormoczy
37.France (FRA)
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38.Belgium (BEL)
39.Hungary (HUN)[5]
40.France (FRA)
Suzy Kormoczy
41.Italy (ITA)[13]6-1 6-1
42.France (FRA)
43.United Kingdom (GBR)Margaret O'Donnell6-2 6-4
Margaret O'Donnell
44.France (FRA)Marie-Odile Bouchet6-4 6-4
Ilse Buding
45.United Kingdom (GBR)Ilse Buding1-6 6-3 6-3
Ilse Buding
46.United Kingdom (GBR)Bea Walter6-0 6-2
Ilse Buding
47.France (FRA)Francoise Lemal6-0 6-1
Francoise Lemal
48.Australia (AUS)[4]Mary Bevis1-6 6-4 6-3
Angela Mortimer
49.West Germany (FRG)
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6-4 6-3
50.Australia (AUS)
51.France (FRA)[9]
52.Italy (ITA)
53.Australia (AUS)
54.France (FRA)
55.United States (USA)[8]Barbara Scofield1-6 6-2 7-5
Barbara Scofield
56.bye
Angela Mortimer
57.Myrtil Brunnarius6-0 4-6 7-5
Myrtil Brunnarius
58.bye
Myrtil Brunnarius
59.Belgium (BEL)Monique Pouchain6-4 6-0
Monique Pouchain
60.bye
Angela Mortimer
61.France (FRA)
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63.United Kingdom (GBR)[1]
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