1958 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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1958 U.S. National Championships
Champion   Australia Ashley Cooper[1]
Runner-up   United States Mal Anderson[1]
Final score   6–2, 3–6, 4–6, 10–8, 8–6
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
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U.S. National Championships
 < 1957 1959 > 

Ashley Cooper defeated Mal Anderson 6–2, 3–6, 4–6, 10–8, 8–6 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1958 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Australia Mal Anderson (Finalist)
  2. Australia Ashley Cooper (Champion)
  3. United States Ham Richardson (Fourth round)
  4. Australia Neale Fraser (Semifinalist)
  5. United States Barry Mackay (Second round)
  6. United States Alex Olmedo (Quarterfinalist)
  7. Denmark Kurt Nielsen (First round)
  8. United States Dick Savitt (Quarterfinalist)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
   United States Herbie Flam 5 6 6      
 Sweden Ulf Schmidt 7 8 8      
   Sweden Ulf Schmidt 4 5 2      
  1  Australia Mal Anderson 6 7 6      
8  United States Dick Savitt 16 1 6 3  
  1  Australia Mal Anderson 18 6 3 6    
    1  Australia Mal Anderson 2 6 6 8 6
  2  Australia Ashley Cooper 6 3 4 10 8
  6  United States Alex Olmedo 6 1 6 6 3  
4  Australia Neale Fraser 3 6 8 3 6  
4  Australia Neale Fraser 6 6 1    
  2  Australia Ashley Cooper 8 8 6      
 United States Vic Seixas 7 2 6 2  
  2  Australia Ashley Cooper 9 6 3 6    

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 Japan Kamo 0 1 6 4    
 United States Bartzen 6 6 2 6        United States Bartzen 6 6 6      
 United States Beck 3 6 6 3 3      Argentina Rios 1 2 2      
 Argentina Rios 6 1 2 6 6        United States Bartzen 5 2 7      
 United States Howe 14 3 1            United States Flam 7 6 9      
 Australia Kearney 16 6 6          Australia Kearney 0 0 6    
 United States Stewart 2 3 3          United States Flam 6 6 8      
 United States Flam 6 6 6            United States Flam 4 12 6 6  
 United States Stoesser 4 6 1 6 4        United States Crawford 6 10 1 4  
 United States Brechner 6 3 6 2 6      United States Brechner 6 3 2      
 United States Nagler 9 3 2 6 0      Australia Mark 8 6 6      
 Australia Mark 7 6 6 2 6        Australia Mark 6 6 3 4  
 United States Mulloy 6 4 4 3          United States Crawford 8 3 6 6    
 United States Crawford 2 6 6 6        United States Crawford 6 3 6 6  
 United States Shakespeare 2 1 2         5  United States Mackay 4 6 4 3    
5  United States Mackay 6 6 6      

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United States Fleitz 4 1 6 2    
 United States Nelson 6 6 4 6        United States Nelson 2 3 2      
 United States Ogden 2 4 4          Sweden Schmidt 6 6 6      
 Sweden Schmidt 6 6 6            Sweden Schmidt 19 6 3 6    
 United States Gentry 3 1 3            United States Buchholz 17 3 6 1    
 United States Cullen 6 6 6          United States Cullen 1 6 1 5  
 United States Cranston 4 7 0 2        United States Buchholz 6 1 6 7    
 United States Buchholz 6 5 6 6          Sweden Schmidt 10 6 11    
 United States Brownlow 0 4 6 3         3  United States Richardson 8 4 9    
 United States Giammalva 6 6 4 6        United States Giammalva 10 3 6 7 7  
 United States Scott 5 4 4          Canada Bedard 18 6 8 5 5  
 Canada Bedard 7 6 6            United States Giammalva 5 4 3    
 United States Junta 18 5 4           3  United States Richardson 7 6 6      
 United States Bond 20 7 6          United States Bond 3 5 3    
 United States Vincent 4 1 1         3  United States Richardson 6 7 6      
3  United States Richardson 6 6 6      

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United States Froehling 2 3 5      
 Australia Laver 6 6 7          Australia Laver 8 6 6      
 United States Neely 5 0 0          Argentina Morea 6 0 4      
 Argentina Morea 7 6 6            Australia Laver 6 7 6      
 United States Rubell 3 4 6 0          United States Werksman 4 5 0      
 United States Werksman 6 6 2 6        United States Werksman 6 6 0 4 8
 United States Buck 6 5 2 2        United States Hettleman 1 3 6 6 6  
 United States Hettleman 4 7 6 6          Australia Laver 6 7 4    
 Canada Harit 2 4 3           8  United States Savitt 8 9 6    
 United States Harum 6 6 6          United States Harum 6 6 6      
 United States Jenkins 2 0 4          United States Hoehn 4 0 1      
 United States Hoehn 6 6 6            United States Harum 4 1 6    
 United States Moss 0 6 4 1         8  United States Savitt 6 6 8      
 United States Henry 6 4 6 6        United States Henry 2 2 8 4  
 Canada Main 3 1 4         8  United States Savitt 6 6 6 6    
8  United States Savitt 6 6 6      

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United States Senkowski 2 4 6 3    
 United States Fox 6 6 3 6        United States Fox 1 3 6      
 United States Frost 3 3 8 6 5      United Kingdom Knight 6 6 8      
 United Kingdom Knight 6 6 6 4 7        United Kingdom Knight 4 6 6 6    
 United States Ralston 6 6 1 5 3        United States Reed 6 4 3 2    
 United States Sledge 1 3 6 7 6      United States Sledge 1 4 10    
 United States Patty 2 2 7 3        United States Reed 6 6 12      
 United States Reed 6 6 5 6          United Kingdom Knight 6 3 4 6  
 United States Sample 0 4 1           1  Australia Anderson 4 6 6 8  
 United States McKinley 6 6 6          United States McKinley 4 13 2      
 United States Perry 0 4 1          United States Quillian 6 15 6      
 United States Quillian 6 6 6            United States Quillian 6 3 2    
 United States Atkinson 8 1 6 1 3       1  Australia Anderson 8 6 6      
 Peru Buse 6 6 0 6 6      Peru Buse 1 2 5    
 United States Perry 6 1 2 1       1  Australia Anderson 6 6 7      
1  Australia Anderson 4 6 6 6    

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United States Quesada 6 1 3      
 United States Longshore 8 6 6          United States Longshore 6 6 6      
 United States Hobbs 6 0 1 5        United States Schmidt 2 4 4      
 United States Schmidt 3 6 6 7          United States Longshore 6 6 6      
 United States Johnson 2 2 4            United States Capell 3 4 4      
 United States Capell 6 6 6          United States Capell 1 6 6 7  
 United States Wood 3 1 1          United States Palmer 6 3 4 5    
 United States Palmer 6 6 6            United States Longshore 2 3 3    
 United States Riessen w/o               6  United States Olmedo 6 6 6    
 United States Holmberg                United States Holmberg 6 4 6 6    
 United States Ottum 1 1 4          United States Brown 4 6 1 2    
 United States Brown 6 6 6            United States Holmberg 3 3 4    
 Australia O'Kane 7 12 9 5         6  United States Olmedo 6 6 6      
 United States Grant 9 10 11 7        United States Grant 1 4 4    
 United States Sorlein 2 3 1         6  United States Olmedo 6 6 6      
6  United States Olmedo 6 6 6      

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 Israel Avidan-Weiss 1 0 2      
 United States Golden 6 6 6          United States Golden 6 6 6      
 United States Susman 5 6 4 2        United States Davis 0 0 0      
 United States Davis 7 3 6 6          United States Golden 7 6 6      
 United States Gilmore 0 1 0            United States Andrews 5 4 1      
 United States Andrews 6 6 6          United States Andrews 17 6 8    
 United States Clark 4 4 1          Argentina Soriano 15 2 6      
 Argentina Soriano 6 6 6            United States Golden 4 1 4    
 United States Corley 3 3 1           4  Australia Fraser 6 6 6    
 United States Dell 6 6 6          United States Dell 6 6 6      
 United States Cranis 4 4 2          Canada Fontana 3 0 4      
 Canada Fontana 6 6 6            United States Dell 3 6 4 2  
 United States Roberts 0 3 5           4  Australia Fraser 6 4 6 6    
 United Kingdom Davies 6 6 7          United Kingdom Davies 4 5 3    
 United States Henderson 0 2 6         4  Australia Fraser 6 7 6      
4  Australia Fraser 6 6 8      

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United States Wertheimer 6 2 3 6 4  
 United States Thompson 3 6 6 3 6      United States Thompson 2 5 2      
 United States Van Rensselaer 3 1 2          United States Green 6 7 6      
 United States Green 6 6 6            United States Green 6 6 6      
 United States Schoop 2 3 10            United States Hernando 1 3 0      
 United States Hoogs 6 6 12          United States Hoogs 3 1 6 2  
 Mexico Donnadieu 2 3 6 6        United States Hernando 6 6 4 6    
 United States Hernando 6 6 3 8          United States Green 2 5 6    
 United States Vinton 0 3 2            United States Seixas 6 7 8    
 United States Bowditch 6 6 6          United States Bowditch 2 9 2 2    
 United States Dubie 6 7 1 1 4      United States Douglas 6 7 6 6    
 United States Douglas 2 5 6 6 6        United States Douglas 6 8 4 4  
 United States Eisenberg 3 6 4 3          United States Seixas 4 10 6 6    
 United States Clark 6 4 6 6        United States Clark 3 1 4    
7  Denmark Nielsen 2 6 4 10 6      United States Seixas 6 6 6      
 United States Seixas 6 4 6 8 8  

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United States Sweeney 0 1 2      
 United States Schwartz 6 6 6          United States Schwartz 0 2 6 0    
 United States Erickson 0 1 4          United States Franks 6 6 1 6    
 United States Franks 6 6 6            United States Franks 6 6 10      
 Israel Davidman 2 2 4            United States Farrin 2 3 8      
 United States Farrin 6 6 6          United States Farrin 6 6 8 5 6
 United States Fisher 6 4 6 8 3      United States Hoffman 1 8 6 7 2  
 United States Hoffman 3 6 8 6 6        United States Franks 1 2 4    
 United States Cunningham 1 4 4           2  Australia Cooper 6 6 6    
 United States Weld 6 6 6          United States Weld 4 3 1      
 Canada Rochon 1 9 1 4        United States Crane 6 6 6      
 United States Crane 6 7 6 6          United States Crane 2 0 0    
 United States Wright 0 1 1           2  Australia Cooper 6 6 6      
 Chile Ayala 6 6 6          Chile Ayala 4 2 3    
 United States Davis 1 2 4         2  Australia Cooper 6 6 6      
2  Australia Cooper 6 6 6      

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 461. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Talbert, Bill (1967). Tennis Observed – The USLTA Men's Singles Champions, 1881-1966,. Barre: Barre Publishers. p. 133. OCLC 172306. 

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