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

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Women's Singles
1952 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Maureen Connolly[1]
Runner-upUnited States Doris Hart
Final score6–3, 7–5
Details
Seeds12
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1951 · U.S. National Championships · 1953 →

First-seeded and defending champion Maureen Connolly defeated Doris Hart 6–3, 7–5 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1952 U.S. National Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

The tournament used two lists for seeding the women's singles event; one for U.S. players and one for foreign players. Maureen Connolly is the champion; others show in brackets the round in which they were eliminated.[2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
2 United States Doris Hart 6 6
(3) United Kingdom Angela Mortimer 3 2
1 United States Doris Hart 9 8
4 United States Louise Brough 7 6
4 United States Louise Brough 6 6
(1) Australia Thelma Coyne Long 4 2
2 United States Doris Hart 3 5
1 United States Maureen Connolly 6 7
1 United States Maureen Connolly 6 6
5 United States Nancy Kiner 3 0
1 United States Maureen Connolly 4 6 6
3 United States Shirley Fry 6 4 1
3 United States Shirley Fry 6 6
2 United States Baba Lewis 3 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 471. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ "Field Of 128 Poised To Vie At Forest Hills". St. Petersburg Times. AP. August 28, 1952. p. Sixteen – via Google News Archive.