1957 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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1957 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   Australia Lew Hoad[1]
Runner-up   Australia Ashley Cooper[1]
Final score   6–2, 6–1, 6–2
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Wimbledon Championships
 < 1956 1958 > 

Lew Hoad (AUS) defeated Ashley Cooper (AUS) 6–2, 6–1, 6–2 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1957 Wimbledon Championships.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Australia Lew Hoad (Champion)
  2. Australia Ashley Cooper (Finalist)
  3. United States Ham Richardson (First round)
  4. Sweden Sven Davidson (Semifinalist)
  5. Australia Neale Fraser (Semifinalist)
  6. United States Vic Seixas (Quarterfinalist)
  7. United States Herbie Flam (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Australia Mervyn Rose (Quarterfinalist)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  Australia Lew Hoad 6 4 10 6    
8  Australia Mervyn Rose 4 6 8 3    
  1  Australia Lew Hoad 6 6 7      
  4  Sweden Sven Davidson 4 4 5      
4  Sweden Sven Davidson 5 6 6 6  
  6  United States Vic Seixas 7 4 4 4    
    1  Australia Lew Hoad 6 6 6    
  2  Australia Ashley Cooper 2 1 2    
  5  Australia Neale Fraser 1 6 6 6 6  
 Sweden Ulf Schmidt 6 4 8 4 4  
5  Australia Neale Fraser 6 12 3 6  
  2  Australia Ashley Cooper 1 14 6 8    
7  United States Herbie Flam 3 5 1    
  2  Australia Ashley Cooper 6 7 6      

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
France Darmon 2 4 3
1 Australia Hoad 6 6 6 1 Australia Hoad 6 6 6
United Kingdom Hannam 3 5 8 3 South Africa Fancutt 4 2 1
South Africa Fancutt 6 7 6 6 1 Australia Hoad 6 9 6
Q United Kingdom Hughes 6 6 3 1 United States Lesch 3 7 4
Q New Zealand Parker 3 8 6 6 Q New Zealand Parker 6 6 4 3
Mexico Llamas 2 2 6 4 United States Lesch 8 3 6 6
United States Lesch 6 6 4 6 1 Australia Hoad 6 6 6
United States Shea 6 3 1 Australia Emerson 4 4 2
Australia Emerson 8 6 6 Australia Emerson 6 6 6
Q United States Sherman 6 12 5 3 1 United Kingdom Barrett 1 1 4
United Kingdom Barrett 4 10 7 6 6 Australia Emerson 6 2 6 6
United Kingdom Bulmer 4 3 6 6 3 Italy Sirola 3 6 1 4
Italy Sirola 6 6 4 3 6 Italy Sirola 6 6 8 6
Netherlands Van Dalsum 0 1 2 United Kingdom Pickard 8 3 6 3
United Kingdom Pickard 6 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States Olmedo 5 10 7 1
8 Australia Rose 7 12 5 6 8 Australia Rose 6 7 7
New Zealand Nicholls 4 4 3 Southern Rhodesia Katz 1 5 5
Southern Rhodesia Katz 6 6 6 8 Australia Rose 6 6 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Plecevic 5 5 0 Switzerland Froesch 2 4 2
Switzerland Froesch 7 7 6 Switzerland Froesch 0 6 4 6 7
United Kingdom Paish 6 3 3 3 Q United Kingdom Kitovitz 6 4 6 3 5
Q United Kingdom Kitovitz 3 6 6 6 8 Australia Rose 6 6 6
Czechoslovakia Javorský 4 4 4 Venezuela Pimentel 3 3 4
United States Cranston 6 6 6 United States Cranston 3 4 6 1
Brazil Fernandes 6 7 3 6 4 Denmark Ulrich 6 6 3 6
Denmark Ulrich 3 5 6 8 6 Denmark Ulrich 2 2 6 3
Colombia Alvarez 4 2 6 2 Venezuela Pimentel 6 6 3 6
Venezuela Pimentel 6 6 4 6 Venezuela Pimentel 6 6 6
South Africa Koenig 7 7 4 Austria Saiko 2 2 3
Austria Saiko 9 9 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Q Southern Rhodesia Bey 3 7 5
4 Sweden Davidson 6 9 7 4 Sweden Davidson 6 6 6
Q South Africa Charnock 4 4 2 United States Buttimer 4 4 4
United States Buttimer 6 6 6 4 Sweden Davidson 6 6 7
Q United Kingdom Gunson 5 5 4 United States Schwartz 1 4 5
United States Schwartz 7 7 6 United States Schwartz 1 15 7 6
France Licis 1 3 6 United States Eisenberg 6 13 5 1
United States Eisenberg 6 6 8 4 Sweden Davidson 3 6 8 6
Q South Africa Lawer 4 1 6 4 United Kingdom Wilson 6 1 6 4
United States Mulloy 6 6 3 6 United States Mulloy 6 6 6
LL United Kingdom Robinson 3 4 3 United Kingdom Oliver 2 3 1
United Kingdom Oliver 6 6 6 United States Mulloy 6 3 3 5
Spain Gimeno 2 4 6 4 United Kingdom Wilson 4 6 6 7
Chile Hammersley 6 6 3 6 Chile Hammersley 2 3 6 2
Cuba Garrido 3 2 3 United Kingdom Wilson 6 6 3 6
United Kingdom Wilson 6 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States Mayne 3 4 2
6 United States Seixas 6 6 6 6 United States Seixas 6 6 6
Australia Howe 6 7 5 India Kumar 4 1 4
India Kumar 8 9 7 6 United States Seixas 6 6 5 6
Q United States Crawford 3 3 3 Japan Kamo 2 2 7 3
Japan Kamo 6 6 6 Japan Kamo 6 7 6 6
United Kingdom Baxter 4 3 3 Mexico Palafox 1 9 3 3
Mexico Palafox 6 6 6 6 United States Seixas 4 6 6 6
United Kingdom Bennett 7 4 7 4 Australia Anderson 6 3 2 2
Belgium Washer 9 6 5 6 Belgium Washer w/o
West Germany Scholl 4 4 4 Denmark Nielsen
Denmark Nielsen 6 6 6 Denmark Nielsen 9 2 0 6 3
United Kingdom Ward 4 7 9 Australia Anderson 7 6 6 4 6
France Molinari 6 9 11 France Molinari 6 2 2 4
New Zealand Robson 6 5 5 4 Australia Anderson 4 6 6 6
Australia Anderson 1 7 7 6

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Hann 1 3 6 2
Australia Woodcock 6 6 4 6 Australia Woodcock 6 4 6 0 7
Italy Fachini w/o United States Franks 2 6 2 6 9
United States Franks United States Franks 4 3 4
Belgium Mezzi 7 1 3 United States Patty 6 6 6
Mexico Contreras 9 6 6 Mexico Contreras 4 4 0
Austria Huber 3 4 1 United States Patty 6 6 6
United States Patty 6 6 6 United States Patty 3 4 12 4
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Panajotovic 2 1 7 5 Australia Fraser 6 6 10 6
United Kingdom Owen 6 6 9 United Kingdom Owen 3 5 6 5
Australia Arkinstall 2 0 3 United Kingdom Davies 6 7 3 7
United Kingdom Davies 6 6 6 United Kingdom Davies 2 3 6 6 2
South Africa Forbes 4 3 3 5 Australia Fraser 6 6 1 1 6
United Kingdom Becker 6 6 6 United Kingdom Becker 3 3 6 4
Q Chile Aguirre 1 2 0 5 Australia Fraser 6 6 4 6
5 Australia Fraser 6 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
India Nath 3 5 3
Australia Candy 6 7 6 Australia Candy 6 1 6 6
United States Bassett 6 4 4 Uruguay Argon 1 6 3 2
Uruguay Argon 8 6 6 Australia Candy 2 6 6 6
Southern Rhodesia Black 3 6 2 United Kingdom Mills 6 3 2 4
Spain Martinez 6 8 6 Spain Martinez 4 3 3
Republic of Ireland Hackett 2 1 3 United Kingdom Mills 6 6 6
United Kingdom Mills 6 6 6 Australia Candy 4 6 2 9
Denmark Hojberg 4 2 3 Sweden Schmidt 6 2 6 11
France Remy 6 6 6 France Remy 6 6 6
United Kingdom Walton 3 6 6 0 Australia Frankland 3 2 0
Australia Frankland 6 3 8 6 France Remy 4 1 6 6 4
Brazil Ribeiro 2 3 3 Sweden Schmidt 6 6 1 1 6
Sweden Schmidt 6 6 6 Sweden Schmidt 6 11 6
3 United States Richardson 6 4 5 4 Chile Ayala 4 9 2
Chile Ayala 3 6 7 6

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Clayton 6 6 2 0 2
Hungary Jancso 3 4 6 6 6 Hungary Jancso 3 4 4
Finland Nyyssonen 1 6 9 3 United Kingdom Oakley 6 6 6
United Kingdom Oakley 6 2 11 6 United Kingdom Oakley 8 6 7 1
West Germany Huber 2 4 6 3 United Kingdom Knight 10 3 9 6
United Kingdom Knight 6 6 4 6 United Kingdom Knight 6 6 4 6
United Kingdom Prenn 6 1 7 3 United Kingdom Ward 1 3 6 1
United Kingdom Ward 4 6 9 6 United Kingdom Knight 3 1 3
Denmark Ulrich 7 6 5 1 7 United States Flam 6 6 6
Canada Bedard 9 3 7 6 Canada Bedard 2 6 4
United States Garrido 5 2 2 Belgium Brichant 6 8 6
Belgium Brichant 7 6 6 Belgium Brichant 6 2 1 4
Italy Pietrangeli 4 3 4 7 United States Flam 1 6 6 6
India Krishnan 6 6 6 India Krishnan 6 2 5 7 2
Switzerland Blondel 3 4 5 7 United States Flam 3 6 7 5 6
7 United States Flam 6 6 7

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Kipping 7 6 0 3 4
Mexico Reyes 5 0 6 6 6 Mexico Reyes 2 4 6 3
United Kingdom Tattersall 2 2 4 United States Stewart 6 6 3 6
United States Stewart 6 6 6 United States Stewart 4 0 r.
Australia Mark 2 4 2 United States Green 6 1
United States Green 6 6 6 United States Green 6 7 6
Poland Skonecki 4 7 3 6 1 Australia Gibson 4 5 2
Australia Gibson 6 5 6 2 6 United States Green 2 3 7
New Zealand Gerrard 3 3 13 2 Australia Cooper 6 6 9
South Africa Segal 6 6 15 South Africa Segal 6 4 4 7
Norway Sjowall 4 9 3 France Haillet 4 6 6 9
France Haillet 6 11 6 France Haillet 0 2 4
Sweden Stockenberg 2 2 3 2 Australia Cooper 6 6 6
Egypt Drobný 6 6 6 Egypt Drobný 1 3 3
Netherlands Dehnert 2 1 7 2 Australia Cooper 6 6 6
2 Australia Cooper 6 6 9

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. p. 346. ISBN 0007117078. 

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