1959 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1959 U.S. National Championships
Date:   4 September – 13 September
Edition:   79th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Forest Hills, Queens
New York, USA
Venue:   West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Neale Fraser
Women's Singles
Brazil Maria Bueno
Men's Doubles
Australia Neale Fraser / Australia Roy Emerson
Women's Doubles
United States Jeanne Arth / United States Darlene Hard
Mixed Doubles
United States Margaret Osborne / Australia Neale Fraser
U.S. National Championships
 < 1958 1960 > 

The 1959 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 4 September until 13 September. It was the 79th staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Neale Fraser (AUS) defeated Peru Alex Olmedo (PER) 6–3, 5–7, 6–2, 6–4

Women's Singles[edit]

Brazil Maria Bueno (BRA) defeated United Kingdom Christine Truman Janes (UK) 6–1, 6–4

Men's doubles[edit]

Australia Neale Fraser (AUS) / Australia Roy Emerson (AUS) defeated Peru Alex Olmedo (PER) / United States Earl Buchholz (USA) 3–6, 6–3, 5–7, 6–4, 7–5 [1]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Jeanne Arth (USA) / United States Darlene Hard (USA) defeated United States Althea Gibson (USA) / United States Sally Moore (USA) 6–2, 6–3 [2]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Margaret Osborne (USA) / Australia Neale Fraser (AUS) defeated United States Janet Hopps (USA) / Australia Bob Mark (AUS) 7–5, 13–15, 6–2 [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
1959 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1960 Australian Championships