1957 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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1957 U.S. National Championships
Champion   Australia Mal Anderson[1]
Runner-up   United States Ashley Cooper[1]
Final score   10–8, 7–5, 6–4
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
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U.S. National Championships
 < 1956 1958 > 

Mal Anderson defeated Ashley Cooper 10–8, 7–5, 6–4 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1957 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Australia Ashley Cooper (Finalist)
  2. United States Dick Savitt (Fourth round)
  3. Sweden Sven Davidson (Semifinalist)
  4. United States Vic Seixas (Quarterfinalist)
  5. Australia Neale Fraser (Third round)
  6. United States Ham Richardson (Second round)
  7. United States J.E. Patty (Quarterfinalist)
  8. United States Herbie Flam (Semifinalist)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  Australia Ashley Cooper 6 6 6      
7  United States J.E. Patty 3 3 4      
  1  Australia Ashley Cooper 6 7 6      
  8  United States Herbie Flam 1 5 4      
4  United States Vic Seixas 4 6 4 6 1
  8  United States Herbie Flam 6 3 6 4 6  
    1  Australia Ashley Cooper 8 5 4    
   Australia Mal Anderson 10 7 6    
   Australia Mal Anderson 6 6 6      
 Chile Luis Ayala 1 3 1      
 Australia Mal Anderson 5 6 4 6 6
  3  Sweden Sven Davidson 7 2 6 3 4  
3  Sweden Sven Davidson 3 6 7 6  
   United States Clifton Mayne 6 3 5 4    

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
1  Australia Cooper 6 6 6      
 United States Brownlow 4 3 4         1  Australia Cooper 6 6 6      
 United States Dorfman 6 6 6          United States Dorfman 1 1 3      
 United States Lyman 1 2 1           1  Australia Cooper 12 6 7      
 United States Bartzen 6 6 6            United States Holmberg 10 3 5      
 United States Harris 0 0 2          United States Bartzen 7 7 3 8 3
 United States Holmberg 6 6 6          United States Holmberg 9 5 6 6 6  
 United States Erickson 2 2 2           1  Australia Cooper 6 6 6    
 United States McKinley 7 4 6 6          United States Vincent 3 2 2    
 United States Wood 5 6 4 3        United States McKinley 3 3 0      
 United States Vincent 7 6 6          United States Vincent 6 6 6      
 United States McClung 5 2 2            United States Vincent 7 6 6    
 United States Perry 3 7 6 4 6        United States Coss 5 0 4      
 United States Cranis 6 5 3 6 1      United States Perry 4 5 6 6 4
 United States Coss 6 6 6          United States Coss 6 7 2 4 6  
 United States Scarlett 2 2 3      

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
7  United States Patty 6 6 6      
 United States Schaffer 4 3 4         7  United States Patty 6 6 6      
 United States Moody 7 10 6          United States Moody 4 2 3      
 United States Stewart 5 8 3           7  United States Patty 6 8 4 6 8  
 United States Golden                  United States Golden 3 10 6 3 6  
 United States Been w/o              United States Golden 6 6 6    
 United States Nagler 6 8 3 6 7      United States Nagler 2 4 2      
 United States Werksman 4 10 6 2 5       7  United States Patty 6 6 9    
 United States Raskind 7 6 6            Canada Fontana 4 2 7    
 United States Howe 5 2 2          United States Raskind 1 6 5 5    
 Canada Fontana 6 6 6          Canada Fontana 6 4 7 7    
 United States Boys 4 2 4            Canada Fontana 7 6 6    
 United States Clark 6 6 6            United States Farrin 5 4 3      
 United States Longshore 4 1 3          United States Clark 3 4 6 2  
 United States Farrin 1 6 6 6        United States Farrin 6 6 2 6    
 United States Atkinson 6 3 2 0    

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
4  United States Seixas 6 6 6      
 United States Roberts 2 2 0         4  United States Seixas 6 3 4 6 6  
 United States Reed 6 6 6          United States Reed 4 6 6 2 3  
 United States McNair 3 0 4           4  United States Seixas 6 6 6      
 Mexico Reyes 3 6 6 6          Brazil Vieira 4 4 1      
 United States Scott 6 2 0 3        Mexico Reyes 3 6 2    
 Brazil Vieira 6 8 5 6        Brazil Vieira 6 8 6      
 United States Morgan 4 6 7 2         4  United States Seixas 6 6 6    
 United States Leslie 6 6 7            Australia Emerson 3 2 4    
 Israel Dubitsky 4 3 5          United States Leslie 2 3 1      
 Australia Emerson 6 6 6          Australia Emerson 6 6 6      
 Bermuda Alger 1 2 2            Australia Emerson 6 6 6    
 Australia Gould                  United States Schwartz 0 4 1      
 United States Foster w/o              Australia Gould 1 0 0    
 United States Schwartz 11 8 15 6 6      United States Schwartz 6 6 6      
 United States Delgado 13 6 17 0 3  

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
8  United States Flam 6 11 1 6    
 United States Olmedo 4 9 6 0       8  United States Flam 6 6 6      
 United States Fox 7 6 6          United States Fox 1 3 3      
 United States Mangan 5 2 3           8  United States Flam 8 2 6 7    
 United States Green 11 6 6            United States Green 6 6 1 5    
 United States Brown 9 3 3          United States Green 6 6 7    
 United States Mulloy 6 6 6          United States Mulloy 0 4 5      
 United States Stern 4 1 3           8  United States Flam 6 6 6    
 United States Cranston 6 3 6 5 6        Australia Howe 4 4 4    
 United States Ball 2 6 1 7 4      United States Cranston 3 4 13 7 6  
 United States Giammalva 9 6 6          United States Giammalva 6 6 11 5 3  
 United States Crawford 7 1 2            United States Cranston 4 5 3    
 Australia Howe 6 6 6            Australia Howe 6 7 6      
 United States Shakespeare 2 2 1          Australia Howe 7 1 6 4 6
 United Kingdom Davies 10 5 6 6        United Kingdom Davies 5 6 2 6 1  
 United States Bowditch 8 7 1 2    

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
2  United States Savitt 6 6 6      
 United States Maccracken 1 0 4         2  United States Savitt 6 6 6      
 South Africa Kupferburger 6 6 6          South Africa Kupferburger 3 3 3      
 United States Davis 2 1 1           2  United States Savitt 6 8 7      
 United States Hoffman 4 3 8 6 8        India Krishnan 1 6 5      
 United States Cullen 6 6 6 1 6      United States Hoffman 1 1 0    
 India Krishnan 6 6 6          India Krishnan 6 6 6      
 United States Harum 4 3 1           2  United States Savitt 4 3 1    
 United States Van Rensselaer 8 6 8            Australia Anderson 6 6 6    
 Chile Rodríguez 6 2 6          United States Van Rensselaer 2 2 2      
 Australia Anderson 9 6 6          Australia Anderson 6 6 6      
 Japan Kamo 7 3 2            Australia Anderson 6 6 6    
 United States Grant 6 7 6            United States Grant 4 0 3      
 United States Barker 1 5 2          United States Grant 6 6 6 6  
 United States Corley 8 6 6          United States Corley 8 3 1 4    
 United States Schoonmaker 6 2 3      

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
6  United States Richardson 6 6 6      
 United States Gottlieb 0 0 2         6  United States Richardson 6 6 11 5 3  
 Denmark Nielsen 6 7 6          Denmark Nielsen 3 4 13 7 6  
 United States Henry 4 5 2            Denmark Nielsen 8 6 8 6    
 United States Franks 6 6 6            United States Franks 10 0 6 3    
 United States Nelson 4 1 3          United States Franks 6 6 6    
 United States Dailey 7 5 6 6        United States Dailey 3 4 4      
 United States Tully 5 7 4 4          Denmark Nielsen 4 4 6    
 United States Buchholz 6 6 6            Chile Ayala 6 6 8    
 United States Tierney 3 0 1          United States Buchholz 7 4 6 3    
 United States Shea 6 6 6          United States Shea 9 6 3 6    
 United States Walraven 2 3 1            United States Shea 7 4 1 2  
 United States Potthast 6 6 4 6          Chile Ayala 5 6 6 6    
 United States Bank 4 1 6 4        United States Potthast 2 5 2    
 Chile Ayala 6 6 6          Chile Ayala 6 7 6      
 United States Sorlein 3 2 4      

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
3  Sweden Davidson 6 6 9      
 United States Masterson 1 1 7         3  Sweden Davidson 4 7 6 11 6  
 United States Quillian 8 6 6          United States Quillian 6 5 4 13 4  
 United States Walraven 6 1 3           3  Sweden Davidson 6 6 6      
 Canada Rochon 6 9 8            United States Dell 4 2 2      
 United States Sledge 3 7 6          Canada Rochon 1 2 1    
 United States Dell 6 6 6          United States Dell 6 6 6      
 United States Ogden 3 4 2           3  Sweden Davidson 5 7 6 6  
 Australia Mark 6 6 6            United Kingdom Wilson 7 5 3 2  
 United States Freeman 1 1 2          Australia Mark 2 5 3      
 United States Mackay 6 6 6          United States Mackay 6 7 6      
 United States Rubell 3 1 1            United States Mackay 5 12 3 10  
 United Kingdom Wilson 5 6 6 6          United Kingdom Wilson 7 10 6 12    
 Canada Willey 7 2 4 2        United Kingdom Wilson 6 3 6 6  
 United States Lesch 6 6 6          United States Lesch 1 6 1 4    
 United States Hobbs 3 3 4      

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
5  Australia Fraser 6 6 6      
 United States Estin 1 0 0         5  Australia Fraser 3 6 6 6    
 Canada Bedard 6 4 6 7        Canada Bedard 6 3 4 2    
 United States Andrews 3 6 2 5         5  Australia Fraser 3 7 4      
 United States Mayne 7 6 6            United States Mayne 6 9 6      
 United States Mendel 5 2 0          United States Mayne 6 6 6    
 United States Brechner 6 6 6          United States Brechner 1 4 2      
 United States Meyer 3 2 0            United States Mayne 7 6 6    
 United States Shaffer 6 6 6            United States Thompson 5 3 4    
 United States Moglen 3 1 3          United States Shaffer 6 8 6 6    
 United States Noble 6 6 6          United States Noble 8 6 3 3    
 Canada Harit 3 4 1            United States Shaffer 5 10 4 4  
 United States Thompson 6 6 8            United States Thompson 7 8 6 6    
 United States Freeman 1 1 6          United States Thompson 7 6 6    
 United States Stewart 6 6 6          United States Stewart 5 3 4      
 United States Trevenen 3 3 1      

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 460. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Talbert, Bill (1967). Tennis Observed – The USLTA Men's Singles Champions, 1881-1966,. Barre: Barre Publishers. p. 132. OCLC 172306. 

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