1954 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1954 U.S. National Championships
Date:   28 August – 6 September
Edition:   74th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Forest Hills, Queens
New York, USA
Venue:   West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Vic Seixas
Women's Singles
United States Doris Hart
Men's Doubles
United States Vic Seixas / United States Tony Trabert
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
 < 1953 1955 > 

The 1954 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 28 August until 6 September. It was the 74th 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 Vic Seixas defeated United States Rex Hartwig 3–6, 6–2, 6–4, 6–4

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Doris Hart defeated United States Louise Brough Clapp 6–8, 6–1, 8–6

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Vic Seixas / United States Tony Trabert defeated Australia Lew Hoad / Australia Ken Rosewall 3–6, 6–4, 8–6, 6–3 [1]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Shirley Fry / United States Doris Hart defeated United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne duPont 6–4, 6–4 [2]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Doris Hart / United States Vic Seixas defeated United States Margaret Osborne duPont / Australia Ken Rosewall 4–6, 6–1, 6–1 [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
1954 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1955 Australian Championships