1952 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1952 U.S. National Championships
ChampionAustralia Frank Sedgman[1]
Runner-upUnited States Gardnar Mulloy[1]
Final score6–1, 6–2, 6–3
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1951 · U.S. National Championships · 1953 →

Frank Sedgman defeated Gardnar Mulloy 6–1, 6–2, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1952 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Seeds[edit]

The tournament used two lists of eight players for seeding the men's singles event; one for U.S. players and one for foreign players. Frank Sedgman is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.[3][2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Final Eight[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                     
14 Australia Ken Rosewall 4 6 6 5 5
11 United States Gardnar Mulloy 6 3 4 7 7
11 United States Gardnar Mulloy 10 6 8
13 United States Ham Richardson 8 0 6
United States Straight Clark 8 9 7 6 4
13 United States Ham Richardson 6 11 5 8 6
11 United States Gardnar Mulloy 1 2 3
2 Australia Frank Sedgman 6 6 6
3 United States Dick Savitt 3 6 6
6 Australia Mervyn Rose 6 8 8
6 Australia Mervyn Rose 3 3 4
2 Australia Frank Sedgman 6 6 6
16 Australia Lew Hoad 2 1 3
2 Australia Frank Sedgman 6 6 6

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 United States Seixas 6 6 6
United States Okey 3 1 0 1 United States Seixas 7 6 7
United States Wood 6 6 6 United States Wood 5 3 5
United States Wickel 0 2 4 1 United States Seixas 7 7 0
United States Tuero 6 6 3 6 United States Tuero 5 5 0
United States Thompson 4 3 6 4 United States Tuero 6 7 6
United States Bishop 6 6 7 7 United States Bishop 3 5 4
Colombia Rueda 3 2 9 5 1 United States Seixas 6 2 5 7 3
United States Schwartz 6 6 6 14 Australia Rosewall 3 6 7 5 6
United States Clothier 2 3 4 United States Schwartz 6 6 6
United States Thompson 9 6 9 6 United States Thompson 2 2 0
United States Stern 11 3 7 2 United States Schwartz 4 1 3
United States Edis 6 11 3 6 14 Australia Rosewall 6 6 6
United States Wilder 3 9 6 3 United States Edis 1 2 2
14 Australia Rosewall 6 6 6 14 Australia Rosewall 6 6 6
United States Nettleton 2 3 3

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11 United States Mulloy 6 6 6
Mexico Riefkohl 0 2 1 11 United States Mulloy 6 6 6
United States Ditzler 6 6 9 United States Ditzler 1 1 1
Jamaica Mott-Trille 3 3 7 11 United States Mulloy 6 5 3 6 6
United States Eisenberg 6 6 6 Mexico Palafox 2 7 6 3 4
United States Schnaars 4 3 1 United States Eisenberg 0 4 2
Mexico Palafox 7 6 6 Mexico Palafox 6 6 6
United States Kerdasha 5 2 4 11 United States Mulloy 9 6 6
United States Huebner 6 6 6 8 Belgium Washer 7 1 3
United States Hyde 1 1 2 United States Huebner 6 6 6
United States Dickson 1 17 8 6 6 United States Dickson 3 2 2
United States Self 6 19 6 4 1 United States Huebner 1 1 0
United States Grigry 6 6 6 8 Belgium Washer 6 6 6
United States Young 1 4 1 United States Grigry 4 4 11 13 10
8 Belgium Washer 6 6 6 8 Belgium Washer 6 6 9 11 12
South Africa Nicholson 1 0 2

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 United States Flam 6 6 6
Ecuador Lerque 2 3 3 7 United States Flam 6 6 6
United States Lewyn 6 6 6 United States Lewyn 4 4 2
United States Bassford 4 0 3 7 United States Flam 6 6 6
United States Longshore 2 6 6 3 6 United States Perry 1 2 0
United States Mathey 6 3 2 6 1 United States Longshore 3 4 2
United States Perry 6 6 6 United States Perry 6 6 6
Lebanon Hajjar 4 1 4 7 United States Flam 6 1 6 4 5
United States Clark 4 6 6 6 United States Clark 4 6 4 6 7
United States Davis 6 1 0 0 United States Clark 6 7 6
Canada Rochon 2 3 6 6 6 Canada Rochon 1 5 4
United States Steele, Jr. 6 6 4 0 2 United States Clark 6 2 4 6 7
Chile Balbiers 6 6 6 10 Denmark Nielsen 2 6 6 2 5
United States Alloo 3 2 4 Chile Balbiers 3 6 4 4
10 Denmark Nielsen 6 6 6 10 Denmark Nielsen 6 4 6 6
United States Macatee 2 2 3

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13 United States Richardson 6 7 6
United States Vincent 2 5 0 13 United States Richardson 6 6 6
Mexico Guerrero-Arcocha 4 6 3 6 6 Mexico Guerrero-Arcocha 0 0 0
United States Lurie 6 4 6 2 3 13 United States Richardson 6 6 6
United Kingdom Barrett 7 6 3 6 Chile Ayala 0 4 3
United States Hanna 5 2 6 3 United Kingdom Barrett 6 7 6 5 3
Chile Ayala 6 6 6 Chile Ayala 8 5 2 7 6
United States Rodriguez 0 3 1 13 United States Richardson 6 9 6
United States Rogers United States Masterson 1 7 2
United States Rockwood w/o United States Rogers 6 7 1 6 4
United States Mayne 4 6 6 9 United States Mayne 4 9 6 4 6
United States Pierce 6 1 4 7 United States Mayne 2 5 2
United States Masterson 6 6 6 United States Masterson 6 7 6
United States Bostwick 0 1 4 United States Masterson 6 2 7 6
United States Maccracken 3 4 6 United States Maccracken 2 6 5 3
4 Australia McGregor 6 6 5

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 United States Savitt 6 6 6
United States Stern 2 1 3 3 United States Savitt 6 6 6
United States Stucki 11 5 8 6 United States Stucki 0 3 0
United States Weir 9 7 6 1 3 United States Savitt 7 6 6
United States Giammalva 6 6 6 7 United States Kovaleski 5 3 4
Mexico Ortega 8 4 2 5 United States Giammalva 1 1 4
United States Kovaleski 6 6 6 United States Kovaleski 6 6 6
Venezuela Lopez 3 1 4 3 United States Savitt 8 6 6
United States Hagist 6 6 10 12 Philippines Ampon 6 0 0
United States Freedman 2 2 8 United States Hagist 9 6 6
United States Frost 6 6 1 6 United States Frost 7 4 2
United States Gerhardt 4 2 6 4 United States Hagist 3 4 4
British Guiana McDonald 6 6 2 6 12 Philippines Ampon 6 6 6
United States Sisson 4 2 6 1 British Guiana McDonald 3 1 1
12 Philippines Ampon 6 7 6 12 Philippines Ampon 6 6 6
United States Carver 2 5 0

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15 United States Bartzen 6 9 6
United States Stewart 3 7 0 15 United States Bartzen 6 6 3 6
United States Tully 4 8 United States Tully 0 1 6 2
United States Vogt 6 6 15 United States Bartzen 4 4 6 6 6
United States Hobbs 6 6 7 Belgium Brichant 6 6 4 1 4
United Kingdom Hirsch 1 4 5 United States Hobbs 1 3 5
Belgium Brichant 3 6 6 4 6 Belgium Brichant 6 6 7
United States Sorlein 6 2 0 6 2 15 United States Bartzen 0 2 1
United States Potts 6 6 6 6 Australia Rose 6 6 6
Colombia Cortes 0 1 1 United States Potts 5 1 6
United States Shea 6 6 7 United States Shea 7 6 8
Japan Miyagi 4 3 5 United States Shea 2 5 3
United States Dailey 7 6 7 6 Australia Rose 6 7 6
United States McNeill 5 4 5 United States Dailey 0 1 1
6 Australia Rose 6 6 7 6 Australia Rose 6 6 6
United States Gaines 2 2 5

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 United States Larsen 6 6 6
United States Long 2 4 4 5 United States Larsen 6 6 8 6
Czechoslovakia Hecht 6 5 6 7 Czechoslovakia Hecht 1 0 10 3
United States Martin 3 7 4 5 5 United States Larsen 1 6 7 6
United States Slack 7 3 6 6 United States Slack 6 3 5 2
United States Paton 5 6 2 3 United States Slack 6 8 6
United States Backe 3 6 6 11 United States Backe 1 6 2
South Africa De Wet 6 4 3 9 5 United States Larsen 3 4 4
United States Golden 6 6 6 16 Australia Hoad 6 6 6
United States Flye 2 2 1 United States Golden 7 3 3 1
United Kingdom Oakley 6 6 6 United Kingdom Oakley 5 6 6 6
United States Fine 3 4 3 United Kingdom Oakley 2 3 4
United States Likas 6 6 6 16 Australia Hoad 6 6 6
United States Shields 4 4 2 United States Likas 6 2 8 1 4
16 Australia Hoad 4 6 6 6 16 Australia Hoad 4 6 6 6 6
Canada Main 6 0 2 3

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
9 United States Talbert 6 6 6
United States Eisenberg 2 4 3 9 United States Talbert 6 6 6
Mexico May 6 6 6 Mexico May 3 0 1
United States Curtin 2 4 2 9 United States Talbert 6 6 6
United States Cranston 3 6 6 6 Canada Macken 4 2 4
Mexico Puente 6 3 3 2 United States Cranston 4 2 6
Canada Macken 6 6 6 Canada Macken 6 6 8
Mexico Reyes 0 3 2 9 United States Talbert 1 3 3
United States Quillian 3 6 6 6 2 Australia Sedgman 6 6 6
United States Geller 6 3 3 2 United States Quillian 2 3 0
United States Burrows 6 6 6 United States Burrows 6 6 6
United States Read 4 3 3 United States Burrows 2 2 4
United States Boys 6 8 6 2 Australia Sedgman 6 6 6
United States Fischl 3 6 2 United States Boys 2 0 0
2 Australia Sedgman 6 6 6 2 Australia Sedgman 6 6 6
United States Bunis 1 0 0

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. ^ a b Talbert, Bill (1967). Tennis Observed – The USLTA Men's Singles Champions, 1881-1966,. Barre: Barre Publishers. p. 127. OCLC 172306.
  3. ^ "Field Of 128 Poised To Vie At Forest Hills". St. Petersburg Times. AP. August 28, 1952. p. Sixteen – via Google News Archive.

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