The 1962 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 10 September. It was the 82nd staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of 1962. The men's singles event was won by Australian Rod Laver whose victory completed his first Grand Slam.
Rod Laver defeated Roy Emerson 6–2, 6–4, 5–7, 6–4
Margaret Court defeated Darlene Hard 9–7, 6–4
Rafael Osuna / Antonio Palafox defeated Chuck McKinley / Dennis Ralston 6–4, 10–12, 1–6, 9–7, 6–3 
Darlene Hard / Maria Bueno defeated Karen Hantze Susman / Billie Jean Moffitt, 4–6, 6–3, 6–2 
Margaret Smith Court / Fred Stolle defeated Lesley Turner / Frank Froehling 7–5, 6–2 
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