1963 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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1963 U.S. National Championships
Champion   Mexico Rafael Osuna[1]
Runner-up   United States Frank Froehling[1]
Final score   7–5, 6–4, 6–2
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
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U.S. National Championships
 < 1962 1964 > 

Rafael Osuna defeated Frank Froehling 7–5, 6–4, 6–2 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1963 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States Chuck McKinley (Semifinalist)
  2. Australia Roy Emerson (Fourth round)
  3. United States Dennis Ralston (Quarterfinalist)
  4. Mexico Rafael Osuna (Champion)
  5. Australia Ken Fletcher (Third round)
  6. United Kingdom Bobby Wilson (Quarterfinalist)
  7. United States Eugene Scott (Third round)
  8. United States Ham Richardson (Third round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  United States Chuck McKinley 6 4 4 8 6  
 Brazil Tomas Koch 4 6 6 6 4  
  1  United States Chuck McKinley 4 4 8      
  4  Mexico Rafael Osuna 6 6 10      
4  Mexico Rafael Osuna 3 9 6 6  
   United States Marty Riessen 6 7 3 3    
    4  Mexico Rafael Osuna 7 6 6    
   United States Frank Froehling 5 4 2    
   Brazil Ronald Barnes 6 7 6      
3  United States Dennis Ralston 4 5 3      
 Brazil Ronald Barnes 3 1 4    
   United States Frank Froehling 6 6 6      
6  United Kingdom Bobby Wilson 8 6 3 3 7
   United States Frank Froehling 6 4 6 6 9  

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
1  United States McKinley 4 3 8 6 6  
 Ecuador Zuleta 6 6 6 3 1     1  United States McKinley 6 6 6      
 Czechoslovakia Javorský 7 6 7 6        Czechoslovakia Javorský 2 4 3      
 Japan Fujii 5 1 9 2         1  United States McKinley 6 6 8      
 South Africa Wood 8 6 6            South Africa Wood 4 4 6      
 United States Powless 6 2 4          South Africa Wood 7 6 9    
 West Germany Ecklebe 8 6 6          West Germany Ecklebe 5 4 7      
 United States Siska 6 2 3           1  United States McKinley 5 6 6 6  
 United States McManus 4 6 6 6          United States Nagler 7 4 4 2  
 Belgium De Gronckel 6 2 3 2        United States McManus 5 9 6 4    
 United States Seixas 13 6 6 6        United States Seixas 7 7 8 6    
 United States Bowditch 15 4 0 0          United States Seixas 3 6 13 12 1
 United States Fentress 6 6 6            United States Nagler 6 1 11 14 6  
 Denmark Hedelund 0 2 2          United States Fentress 3 1 0    
 United States Nagler 6 6 6          United States Nagler 6 6 6      
 Egypt Mohammed-Ali 3 3 1      

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
7  United States Scott 6 6 6      
 United States Jackson 4 4 2         7  United States Scott 4 7 6 7    
 United States Dell 4 7 6 6 6      United States Dell 6 5 3 5    
 United States Sullivan 6 9 2 4 0       7  United States Scott 6 4 3 4    
 Canada Bedard 6 6 5 7          Brazil Koch 4 6 6 6    
 Philippines Hernandez 4 1 7 5        Canada Bedard 4 7 2    
 Brazil Koch 6 4 7 6 6      Brazil Koch 6 9 6      
 United States Hoffman 4 6 9 3 1        Brazil Koch 7 6 6    
 United States Sammis                  Hungary Gulyás 5 3 3    
 United States Williams w/o              United States Sammis 0 3 1      
 United States Higgins 6 6 6          United States Higgins 6 6 6      
 Australia Sherriff 2 4 4            United States Higgins 5 4 3    
 Hungary Gulyás 6 3 6 6          Hungary Gulyás 7 6 6      
 United States Tully 2 6 4 3        Hungary Gulyás 2 6 6 4 6
 United States Skogstad 6 6 4 6        United States Skogstad 6 3 3 6 4  
 United States Jennings 4 2 6 3    

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
4  Mexico Osuna 6 6 8      
 France Rouyer 1 1 6         4  Mexico Osuna 6 6 13      
 United States Beste 6 6 6          United States Beste 2 4 11      
 United States Drilling 4 4 3           4  Mexico Osuna 3 6 6 6    
 Australia Roche 6 6 8            Australia Roche 6 1 2 2    
 United States Werksman 1 1 6          Australia Roche 6 6 6    
 Japan Ishiguro 6 6 6          Japan Ishiguro 0 4 4      
 United States Sack 1 1 0           4  Mexico Osuna 6 6 4 3 6
 Finland Nyyssonen 7 6 7            France Darmon 4 2 6 6 2
 United States Wright 5 2 5          Finland Nyyssonen 1 6 1 6 6  
 West Germany Scholl 8 10 6          West Germany Scholl 6 4 6 0 1  
 Canada Carpenter 6 8 3            Finland Nyyssonen 3 1 2    
 South Africa Drysdale 6 6 6            France Darmon 6 6 6      
 Canada Fontana 1 4 2          South Africa Drysdale 9 2 8 0 2
 France Darmon 13 3 8 6 10      France Darmon 7 6 6 6 5  
 New Zealand Crookenden 15 6 6 1 8  

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
8  United States Richardson 6 6 6      
 United States Lieberman 3 1 1         8  United States Richardson 6 6 6      
 Belgium Drossart 1 6 3 6 6      Belgium Drossart 2 2 2      
 United States Schwartz 6 3 6 2 2       8  United States Richardson 6 6 6 3 3  
 United Kingdom Mills 6 6 6            United States Sanderlin 1 8 4 6 6  
 United States Seewagen 2 1 1          United Kingdom Mills 7 1 3 6 3
 United States Sanderlin 1 5 7 6 6      United States Sanderlin 5 6 6 3 6  
 Italy Maggi 6 7 5 1 1        United States Sanderlin 4 2 4    
 United States Ashe 6 5 6 6          United States Riessen 6 6 6    
 Mexico Ochoa 4 7 4 4        United States Ashe 3 7 6 6    
 United States Perry 6 6 6          United States Perry 6 5 2 3    
 Canada Belkin 4 4 2            United States Ashe 3 6 6 6  
 United States Riessen 7 8 6            United States Riessen 6 8 2 8    
 United States Buck 5 6 4          United States Riessen 1 6 3 6 6
 United States Fisher 6 4 6 6        United States Fisher 6 4 6 1 2  
 Czechoslovakia Strobl 4 6 3 2    

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Taylor 6 3 6 7    
 United States Lenoir 3 6 3 5        United Kingdom Taylor 6 6 6      
 New Zealand McDonald 6 6 6          New Zealand McDonald 2 4 0      
 France Abdesselam 4 4 3            United Kingdom Taylor 6 6 3 4 6  
 Australia Ryan 6 3 6 6          France Barthes 1 4 6 6 1  
 United States Lloyd 1 6 4 4        Australia Ryan 6 5 8 6 1
 France Barthes 6 6 3 6 8      France Barthes 2 7 10 0 6  
 United States Rubinoff 3 2 6 8 6        United Kingdom Taylor 5 6 9 5 6
 Brazil Barnes 6 6 6            Brazil Barnes 7 2 7 7 8
 United States Speicher 4 2 2          Brazil Barnes 2 6 3 6 6  
 United States Edlefsen 6 6 6          United States Edlefsen 6 1 6 3 4  
 Mexico Donnadieu 2 3 4            Brazil Barnes 6 6 2 6 7
 United States Holmberg                 5  Australia Fletcher 8 2 6 4 5  
 Jamaica Lumsden w/o              United States Holmberg 5 7 9 6 3
5  Australia Fletcher 9 4 6 14       5  Australia Fletcher 7 9 7 4 6  
 India Lall 7 6 1 12    

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 South Africa Phillips 7 6 7      
 United Kingdom Hann 5 3 5          South Africa Phillips 7 6 2      
 Australia Newcombe 6 7 7          Australia Newcombe 9 8 6      
 United States Hernando 4 5 5            Australia Newcombe 8 6 6      
 United States Schunck 6 7 7            United States Schunck 6 1 4      
 Southern Rhodesia Kileff 1 5 5          United States Schunck 16 6 6    
 Puerto Rico Rosselló                Puerto Rico Rosselló 14 4 4      
 Haiti Baker w/o                Australia Newcombe 3 4 6 5  
 Netherlands Hajer 6 6 2 10         3  United States Ralston 6 6 3 7  
 United States Schad 3 4 6 8        Netherlands Hajer 3 6 3 2    
 Australia Davidson 6 6 6          Australia Davidson 6 3 6 6    
 Sweden Hallberg 3 4 4            Australia Davidson 4 2 8 8 4
 United States Sorlein 6 6 6           3  United States Ralston 6 6 6 6 6  
 Turkey Bari 3 4 3          United States Sorlein 2 10 1 5  
3  United States Ralston 6 6 6         3  United States Ralston 6 8 6 7    
 United States Johnson 1 2 2      

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United States Sokol 6 6 6      
 United States Cooper 3 1 2          United States Sokol 6 2 2      
 United States Neely 8 6 6          United States Neely 8 6 6      
 United States Slobin 6 4 4            United States Neely 4 4 7 4    
 United States Buchholz 6 6 7            United States Buchholz 6 6 5 6    
 United States Beck 1 1 5          United States Buchholz 7 6 6 6  
 United States Power 6 3 6 8 9      United States Power 9 2 4 3    
 United States Stoneman 4 6 8 6 7        United States Buchholz 3 0 1    
 United States Pasarell 8 6 6 6         6  United Kingdom Wilson 6 6 6    
 United States Fox 10 4 4 3        United States Pasarell 6 6 6 7    
 United States Graebner 6 9 7          United States Graebner 3 3 8 5    
 United States Parker 2 7 5            United States Pasarell 5 6 12    
 United States Newman 7 7 6 6         6  United Kingdom Wilson 7 8 14      
 United States Tym 9 5 2 4        United States Newman 4 7 5 4  
6  United Kingdom Wilson 6 6 6         6  United Kingdom Wilson 6 5 7 6    
 United States Schnaars 4 3 2      

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United States Froehling 6 6 6      
 United States Sweeney 1 3 2          United States Froehling 7 8 6 6    
 United States Reed 6 8 6          United States Reed 9 6 3 4    
 United States Isaacs 1 6 4            United States Froehling 6 6 6      
 Canada Godbout 6 7 6            Mexico Palafox 4 1 4      
 United States Morgan 1 5 0          Canada Godbout 5 4 5    
 Mexico Palafox 6 6 6          Mexico Palafox 7 6 7      
 United States Turville 1 3 2            United States Froehling 6 4 9 6  
 United States Harrison 2 7 3 6 14       2  Australia Emerson 4 6 7 2  
 United States Fitzgibbon 6 5 6 4 12      United States Harrison 4 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Baxter 6 6 7          United Kingdom Baxter 6 2 2 1    
 Portugal Cohen 3 4 5            United States Harrison 4 2 0    
 United States Richey 6 6 5 6 6       2  Australia Emerson 6 6 6      
 United States Osborne 2 8 7 2 4      United States Richey 3 2 5    
2  Australia Emerson 6 6 6         2  Australia Emerson 6 6 7      
 United States Steele III 1 4 2      

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. 138. OCLC 172306. 

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