1953 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1953 U.S. National Championships
Date:   29 August – 7 September
Edition:   73rd
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Forest Hills, Queens
New York, USA
Venue:   West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Tony Trabert
Women's Singles
United States Maureen Connolly
Men's Doubles
Australia Rex Hartwig / Australia Mervyn Rose
Women's Doubles
United States Shirley Fry / United States Doris Hart
Mixed Doubles
United States Doris Hart / United States Vic Seixas
U.S. National Championships
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The 1953 U.S. National Championships (now known as the US Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor grass courts at the West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills in New York, USA. The tournament ran from 29 August until 7 September. It was the 73rd staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Tony Trabert defeated United States Vic Seixas 6–3, 6–2, 6–3

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Maureen Connolly defeated United States Doris Hart 6–2, 6–4

Men's doubles[edit]

Australia Rex Hartwig / Australia Mervyn Rose defeated United States Bill Talbert / United States Gardnar Mulloy 6–4, 4–6, 6–2, 6–4 [1]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Shirley Fry / United States Doris Hart defeated United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne duPont 6–2, 7–9, 9–7 [2]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Doris Hart / United States Vic Seixas defeated United States Julia Sampson / Australia Rex Hartwig 6–2, 4–6, 6–4 [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 477. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Collins, p. 480
  3. ^ Collins, p. 482

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1953 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1954 Australian Championships