1957 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1957 U.S. National Championships
Date:   30 August – 8 September
Edition:   77th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Forest Hills, Queens
New York, USA
Venue:   West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Malcolm Anderson
Women's Singles
United States Althea Gibson
Men's Doubles
Australia Ashley Cooper / Australia Neale Fraser
Women's Doubles
United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne
Mixed Doubles
United States Althea Gibson / Denmark Kurt Nielsen
U.S. National Championships
 < 1956 1958 > 

The 1957 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 30 August until 8 September. It was the 77th staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Malcolm Anderson (AUS) defeated Australia Ashley Cooper (AUS) 10–8, 7–5, 6–4

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Althea Gibson (USA) defeated United States Louise Brough Clapp (USA) 6–3, 6–2

Men's doubles[edit]

Australia Ashley Cooper (AUS) / Australia Neale Fraser (AUS) defeated United States Gardnar Mulloy (USA) / United States Budge Patty (USA) 4–6, 6–3, 9–7, 6–3 [1]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough (USA) / United States Margaret Osborne (USA) defeated United States Althea Gibson (USA) / United States Darlene Hard (USA) 6–2, 7–5 [2]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Althea Gibson (USA) / Denmark Kurt Nielsen (DEN) defeated United States Darlene Hard (USA) / Australia Bob Howe (AUS) 6–3, 9–7 [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
1957 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1958 Australian Championships