1950 Australian Championships

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1950 Australian Championships
Date 21 January – 30 January
Edition 38th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Melbourne, Australia
Venue Kooyong Stadium
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Frank Sedgman
Women's Singles
United States Louise Brough Clapp
Men's Doubles
Australia John Bromwich / Australia Adrian Quist
Women's Doubles
United States Louise Brough / United States Doris Hart
Mixed Doubles
United States Doris Hart / Australia Frank Sedgman
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The 1950 Australian Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor Grass courts at the Kooyong Stadium in Melbourne, Australia from 21 January to 30 January. It was the 38th edition of the Australian Championships (now known as the Australian Open), the 11th held in Melbourne, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. Australian Frank Sedgman and American Louise Brough Clapp won the singles titles.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Frank Sedgman defeated Australia Ken McGregor 6–3, 6–4, 4–6, 6–1


Women's Singles[edit]

United States Louise Brough Clapp defeated United States Doris Hart 6–4, 3–6, 6–4


Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia John Bromwich / Australia Adrian Quist defeated South Africa Eric Sturgess / Egypt Jaroslav Drobný 6–3, 5–7, 4–6, 6–3, 8–6 [1]


Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough / United States Doris Hart defeated Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton / Australia Thelma Coyne Long 6–2, 2–6, 6–3 [2]


Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Doris Hart / Australia Frank Sedgman defeated Australia Joyce Fitch / South Africa Eric Sturgess 8–6, 6–4 [3]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "1950 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  2. ^ "1950 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  3. ^ "1950 Mixed Doubles". Tennis Australia. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1949 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1950 French Championships