1948 Australian Championships

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1948 Australian Championships
Date 16 January – 26 January
Edition 36th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Melbourne, Australia
Venue Kooyong Stadium
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Adrian Quist
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 1948 Australian Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor Grass courts at the Kooyong Stadium in Melbourne, Australia from 16 January to 26 January. It was the 36th edition of the Australian Championships (now known as the Australian Open), the 9th held in Melbourne, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. Australians Adrian Quist and Nancye Wynne Bolton won the singles titles.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Adrian Quist defeated Australia John Bromwich 6–4, 3–6, 6–3, 2–6, 6–3


Women's Singles[edit]

Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton defeated Australia Marie Toomey 6–3, 6–1


Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia John Bromwich / Australia Adrian Quist defeated Australia Colin Long / Australia Frank Sedgman 1–6, 6–8, 9–7, 6–3, 8–6 [1]


Women's Doubles[edit]

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


Mixed Doubles[edit]

Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton / Australia Colin Long defeated Australia Thelma Coyne Long / Australia Bill Sidwell 7–5, 4–6, 8–6 [3]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "1948 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  2. ^ "1948 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  3. ^ "1948 Mixed Doubles". Tennis Australia. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1947 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1948 French Championships