1947 Australian Championships – Men's Singles

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1947 Australian Championships
Champion   Australia Dinny Pails
Runner-up   Australia John Bromwich
Final score   4–6, 6–4, 3–6, 7–5, 8–6
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
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 < 1946 1948 > 

Dinny Pails defeated John Bromwich 4–6, 6–4, 3–6, 7–5, 8–6 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1947 Australian Championships.

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Dinny Pails is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. Australia John Bromwich (Finalist)
  2. Australia Dinny Pails (Champion)
  3. United States Tom Brown (Semifinalist)
  4. United States Gardnar Mulloy (Semifinalist)
  5. Australia Adrian Quist (Quarterfinalist)
  6. Australia Lionel Brodie (Quarterfinalist)
  1. Australia Bill Sidwell (Quarterfinalist)
  2. Australia Colin Long (Quarterfinalist)
  3. United States Bill Talbert (Second round)
  4. Australia Geoffrey Brown (Second round)
  5. Australia Jack Crawford (First round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  Australia John Bromwich 6 7 4 6    
8  Australia Colin Long 2 5 6 0    
  1  Australia John Bromwich 6 6 1 6    
  4  United States Gardnar Mulloy 2 4 6 4    
4  United States Gardnar Mulloy 6 6 6 5 6
  6  Australia Lionel Brodie 2 8 2 7 1  
    1  Australia John Bromwich 6 4 6 5 6
  2  Australia Dinny Pails 4 6 3 7 8
  5  Australia Adrian Quist 6 4 7 2    
3  United States Tom Brown 8 6 5 6    
3  United States Tom Brown 2 4 1    
  2  Australia Dinny Pails 6 6 6      
7  Australia Bill Sidwell 3 8 3    
  2  Australia Dinny Pails 6 10 6      

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
1  Australia Bromwich 6 6 6      
 Australia Skillicorn 2 1 2         1  Australia Bromwich 6 6 6      
 Australia Gilchrist                Australia Gilchrist 2 2 2      
 Australia Hopman w/o               1  Australia Bromwich 6 7 4 6    
8  Australia Long 6 6 6           8  Australia Long 2 5 6 0    
 Australia Gray 3 3 3         8  Australia Long 6 6 8    
 Australia Worthington 6 6 4 3 10      Australia Worthington 1 2 6      
 Australia Rocavert 4 4 6 6 8       1  Australia Bromwich 6 6 1 6  
4  United States Mulloy 6 6 4 6 6       4  United States Mulloy 2 4 6 4  
 Australia Dart 8 3 6 0 1     4  United States Mulloy 4 3 6 6 6  
10  Australia Brown 6 8 6         10  Australia Brown 6 6 3 4 2  
 Australia Wilderspin 2 6 2           4  United States Mulloy 6 6 6 5 6
6  Australia Brodie 7 6 6           6  Australia Brodie 2 8 2 7 1  
 Australia Barnes 5 3 2         6  Australia Brodie 6 6 6    
 Australia Bonner 6 3 6 3 6      Australia Bonner 2 1 4      
 Australia Maidens 3 6 3 6 1  

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
 Australia Matthews 6 6 6      
 Australia Edwards 4 1 3          Australia Matthews 1 8 2      
5  Australia Quist 6 6 6         5  Australia Quist 6 10 6      
 Australia Candy 4 1 3           5  Australia Quist 8 6 5 6    
 Australia Bennett 11 6 6           3  United States Brown 6 4 7 2    
11  Australia Crawford 9 3 0          Australia Bennett 6 5 6 4  
3  United States Brown 6 6 6         3  United States Brown 8 7 3 6    
 Australia Felan 1 2 2           3  United States Brown 6 6 6    
9  United States Talbert 6 6 6           2  Australia Pails 2 4 1    
 Australia McCarthy 0 1 0         9  United States Talbert 1 2 6 3    
7  Australia Sidwell 6 6           7  Australia Sidwell 6 6 3 6    
 Australia Stewart 2 1             7  Australia Sidwell 6 10 6    
 Australia Callaghan 6 9 6           2  Australia Pails 3 8 3      
 Australia Sedgman 4 7 4          Australia Callaghan 1 3 1    
2  Australia Pails 6 6 6         2  Australia Pails 6 6 6      
 Australia Kirkby 3 1 0      

External links[edit]

  • [1] Source for the draw at australianopen.com