1951 Australian Championships

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1951 Australian Championships
Date 20 January – 31 January
Edition 39th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Sydney, Australia
Venue White City Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Dick Savitt
Women's Singles
Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton
Men's Doubles
Australia Ken McGregor / Australia Frank Sedgman
Women's Doubles
Australia Thelma Coyne Long / Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton
Mixed Doubles
Australia Thelma Coyne Long / Australia George Worthington
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The 1951 Australian Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor Grass courts at the White City Tennis Club, Sydney, Australia from 20 January to 31 January. It was the 39th edition of the Australian Championships (now known as the Australian Open), the 11th held in Sydney, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The singles titles were won by American Dick Savitt and Australian Nancye Wynne Bolton.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Dick Savitt defeated Australia Ken McGregor 6–3, 2–6, 6–3, 6–1

Women's Singles[edit]

Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton defeated Australia Thelma Coyne Long 6–1, 7–5

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Ken McGregor / Australia Frank Sedgman defeated Australia John Bromwich / Australia Adrian Quist 11–9, 2–6, 6–3, 4–6, 6–3 [1]

Women's Doubles[edit]

Australia Thelma Coyne Long / Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton defeated Australia Joyce Fitch / Australia Mary Bevis Hawton 6–2, 6–1 [2]

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Australia Thelma Coyne Long / Australia George Worthington defeated Australia Clare Proctor / Australia Jack May 6–4, 6–3 [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1951 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  2. ^ "1951 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  3. ^ "1951 Mixed Doubles". Tennis Australia. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1950 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1951 French Championships