1947 Australian Championships

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1947 Australian Championships
Date 18 January – 29 January
Edition 35th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Sydney, Australia
Venue White City Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Dinny Pails
Women's Singles
Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton
Men's Doubles
Australia John Bromwich / Australia Adrian Quist
Women's Doubles
Australia Thelma Coyne Long / Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton
Mixed Doubles
Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton / Australia Colin Long
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The 1947 Australian Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor Grass courts at the White City Tennis Club, Sydney, Australia from 18 January to 28 January. It was the 35th edition of the Australian Championships (now known as the Australian Open), the 10th held in Sydney, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The singles titles were won by Australians Dinny Pails and Nancye Wynne Bolton.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Dinny Pails defeated Australia John Bromwich 4–6, 6–4, 3–6, 7–5, 8–6

Women's Singles[edit]

Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton defeated Australia Nell Hall Hopman 6–3, 6–2

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia John Bromwich / Australia Adrian Quist defeated Australia Frank Sedgman / Australia George Worthington 6–1, 6–3, 6–1 [1]

Women's Doubles[edit]

Australia Thelma Coyne Long / Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton defeated Australia Mary Bevis Hawton / Australia Joyce Fitch 6–3, 6–3 [2]

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton / Australia Colin Long defeated Australia Joyce Fitch / Australia John Bromwich 6–3, 6–3 [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1947 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  2. ^ "1947 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  3. ^ "1947 Mixed Doubles". Tennis Australia. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1946 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1947 Wimbledon Championships