1958 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1958 U.S. National Championships
Date:   29 August – 7 September
Edition:   78th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Forest Hills, Queens
New York, USA
Venue:   West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Ashley Cooper
Women's Singles
United States Althea Gibson
Men's Doubles
Peru Alex Olmedo / United States Ham Richardson
Women's Doubles
United States Jeanne Arth / United States Darlene Hard
Mixed Doubles
United States Margaret Osborne / Australia Neale Fraser
U.S. National Championships
 < 1957 1959 > 

The 1958 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 78th staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Ashley Cooper defeated Australia Malcolm Anderson 6–2, 3–6, 4–6, 10–8, 8–6

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Althea Gibson defeated United States Darlene Hard 3–6, 6–1, 6–2

Men's doubles[edit]

Peru Alex Olmedo (PER) / United States Ham Richardson (USA) defeated United States Sam Giammalva (USA) / United States Barry MacKay (USA) 3–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–4 [1]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Jeanne Arth (USA) / United States Darlene Hard (USA) defeated United States Althea Gibson (USA) / Brazil Maria Bueno (BRA) 2–6, 6–3, 6–4 [2]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Margaret Osborne (USA) / Australia Neale Fraser (AUS) defeated Brazil Maria Bueno (BRA) / Peru Alex Olmedo (PER) 6–3, 3–6, 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
1958 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1959 Australian Championships