1951 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1951 U.S. National Championships
Champion Australia Frank Sedgman[1]
Runner-up United States Vic Seixas[1]
Final score 6–4, 6–1, 6–1
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1950 · U.S. National Championships · 1952 →

Frank Sedgman defeated Vic Seixas 6–4, 6–1, 6–1 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1951 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States Dick Savitt (Semifinalist)
  2. Australia Frank Sedgman (Champion)
  3. United States Arthur Larsen (Semifinalist)
  4. Australia Ken McGregor (Fourth round)
  5. United States Tony Trabert (Quarterfinalist)
  6. Australia Mervyn Rose (Fourth round)
  7. United States Herbie Flam (Quarterfinalist)
  8. United Kingdom Tony Mottram (Third round)
  1. United States Bill Talbert (Fourth round)
  2. France Paul Remy (Second round)
  3. United States Gardnar Mulloy (Quarterfinalist)
  4. Australia Don Candy (Third round)
  5. United States Vic Seixas (Finalist)
  6. Japan Jiro Kumamaru (First round)
  7. United States J.E. Patty (Quarterfinalist)
  8. South Africa Sydney Levy (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 Dick Savitt 6 1 4 6 6
15 United States J.E. Patty 3 6 6 1 4
1 United States Dick Savitt 0 6 3 2
13 United States Vic Seixas 6 3 6 6
7 United States Herbie Flam 6 7 6 2 3
13 United States Vic Seixas 1 9 2 6 6
13 United States Vic Seixas 4 1 1
2 Australia Frank Sedgman 6 6 6
3 United States Arthur Larsen 6 6 6 6
11 United States Gardnar Mulloy 8 1 2 4
3 United States Arthur Larsen 1 2 0
2 Australia Frank Sedgman 6 6 6
5 United States Tony Trabert 6 2 5 6 3
2 Australia Frank Sedgman 3 6 7 3 6

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 United States Savitt 6 6 6
United States Alloo 0 2 1
1 United States Savitt 7 6 6
Canada Main 5 3 2
United States Ink 4 2 6 2
Canada Main 6 6 3 6
1 United States Savitt 6 6 6
United States Clark 3 1 3
United States Clark 8 6 7 6
United States Hernandez 10 3 5 1
United States Clark 6 6 6
16 South Africa Levy 4 3 3
United States Shields 1 3 1
16 South Africa Levy 6 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15 United States Patty 6 6 6
United States Vincent 0 2 3
15 United States Patty 7 11 3 6
Czechoslovakia Hecht 5 9 6 4
United States Seeler 5 3 8 5
Czechoslovakia Hecht 7 6 6 7
15 United States Patty 1 6 6 7
United States Grigry 6 6 6 6 Australia Rose 6 3 2 5
United States Olmedo 0 4 1 United States Grigry 6 6 3 6 4
United States Sorlein 1 6 7 8 United States Sorlein 3 3 6 8 6
United States Welsh 6 4 5 6 United States Sorlein 2 2 4
United States Fox 6 4 6 6 6 Australia Rose 6 6 6
United States Sisson 4 6 4 2 United States Fox 1 2 3
6 Australia Rose 6 6 6 6 Australia Rose 6 6 6
United States Neff 2 4 1

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 United States Flam 6 6 6
United States Burrows 4 0 0 7 United States Flam 6 6 6
Chile Balbiers 6 6 6 Chile Balbiers 0 3 2
United States Ehmke 4 2 2 7 United States Flam 6 6 6
United States Vogt 6 6 6 United States Vogt 3 4 4
United States Backe 4 4 2 United States Vogt 13 6 6
United States Heldman 6 6 3 6 United States Heldman 11 4 3
United States Long 3 3 6 1 7 United States Flam 4 6 6 7
United States Schwartz 6 6 6 United States Moylan 6 2 2 5
United States Gaines 2 4 0 United States Schwartz 8 4 6 1 4
United States Catton 6 6 7 United States Catton 6 6 3 6 6
United States Masterson 0 4 5 United States Catton 1 3 2
United States Moylan 6 6 8 United States Moylan 6 6 6
United States Young 2 3 6 United States Moylan 3 2 6 7 6
10 France Remy 3 6 6 3 6 10 France Remy 6 6 2 5 3
United States De Witts 6 3 4 6 1

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13 United States Seixas 4 6 4 6 6
United States Bartzen 6 0 6 0 3 13 United States Seixas 6 5 6 6
United States Devoe 6 6 6 United States Devoe 3 7 2 4
United States Johnson 2 3 4 13 United States Seixas 8 6 6
United States Deodhar 0 6 6 8 United States Fisher 6 4 2
United States Kerdasha 6 3 1 6 United States Deodhar 1 0 0
United States Fisher 6 6 6 United States Fisher 6 6 6
United States Cleveland 1 1 4 13 United States Seixas 4 7 7 6
Peru Morales 3 6 6 3 6 4 Australia McGregor 6 5 5 4
United States Hayes 6 3 2 6 1 Peru Morales 6 7 7 3 1
United States Eisenberg 8 6 6 United States Eisenberg 4 9 5 6 6
Lebanon Hajjar 6 2 1 United States Eisenberg 3 6 1
United States Hagist 1 8 6 6 4 Australia McGregor 6 8 6
Japan Fujikura 6 6 4 2 United States Hagist 6 2 2 6
4 Australia McGregor 6 6 6 4 Australia McGregor 3 6 6 8
United States Martin 2 2 4

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 United States Larsen 6 6 6
United States Lewyn 1 2 1 3 United States Larsen 6 6 6
United States Anthony 4 6 6 6 United States Anthony 2 0 4
United States Reed 6 0 2 3 3 United States Larsen 6 6 6
United States Golden 6 6 6 United States Golden 2 3 4
United States Wood 2 0 3 United States Golden 6 6 6
Canada Macken 6 7 6 Canada Macken 3 3 3
United States Fine 2 5 3 3 United States Larsen 6 3 6 3 7
United States Richardson 6 6 6 United States Richardson 4 6 1 6 5
United States Reed 2 3 1 United States Richardson 5 7 6 3 10
United States Huebner 6 9 6 United States Huebner 7 5 4 6 8
United States Hobbs 3 7 2 United States Richardson 2 7 6 6
United States Willner 4 6 6 6 United States Tuero 6 5 3 2
United States Freedman 6 3 3 1 United States Willner 6 1 2 5
United States Tuero 8 6 6 11 United States Tuero 4 6 6 7
14 Japan Kumamaru 6 8 4 9

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11 United States Mulloy 6 6 8
United States Tully 4 1 6 11 United States Mulloy 6 6 6
United States Bassford 6 6 6 United States Bassford 3 2 2
United States Slobin 2 1 4 11 United States Mulloy 6 6 6
United States Cain United States Van Rensselaer 4 1 3
United States Herren w/o United States Cain w/o
United States Van Rensselaer 6 6 6 United States Van Rensselaer
United States Hetzeck 1 2 3 11 United States Mulloy 4 6 6 6
United States Cochell 6 6 6 United States Cochell 6 2 1 2
France Molinari 3 2 1 United States Cochell 6 6 3 6
Peru Buse 7 6 6 Peru Buse 4 4 6 4
United States Rogers 5 3 3 United States Cochell 3 6 6 8
United States Rumbough 3 6 6 6 8 United Kingdom Mottram 6 3 3 6
United States Bishop 6 3 4 4 United States Rumbough 4 3 4
8 United Kingdom Mottram 6 6 6 6 8 United Kingdom Mottram 6 6 6
United States Steele, Jr. 1 8 2 3

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 United States Trabert 6 6 6
United States Clothier 2 0 0 5 United States Trabert 6 6 6
United States Mateer 6 7 14 United States Mateer 2 2 0
United States Squires 4 5 12 5 United States Trabert 6 6 7
United States Geller 6 6 6 United States Geller 3 4 5
United States Schreiber 2 2 2 United States Geller 9 7 5 6
United States Kerr 7 5 7 4
5 United States Trabert 6 6 6 6
Canada Rochon 3 8 1 1
United States Olmedo 0 0 1
Canada Rochon 6 6 6
Canada Rochon 8 8 6 4 7
12 Australia Candy 6 10 4 6 5
United States Ganzenmuller 0 2 2
12 Australia Candy 6 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
9 United States Talbert 6 6 6
United States Paton 0 0 2
9 United States Talbert 6 6 6
Japan Nakano 2 1 1
Japan Nakano 6 0 5 6 6
Peru Buse 4 6 7 4 2
9 United States Talbert 1 1 5
2 Australia Sedgman 6 6 7
United States Ball 1 8 6 9
United States Boys 6 6 0 7
United States Ball 4 0 2
2 Australia Sedgman 6 6 6
United States Bogley 0 4 2
2 Australia Sedgman 6 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 460. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Talbert, Bill (1967). Tennis Observed – The USLTA Men's Singles Champions, 1881-1966,. Barre: Barre Publishers. p. 126. OCLC 172306. 

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