1954 Australian Championships

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1954 Australian Championships
Date 22 January – 1 February
Edition 42nd
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Sydney, Australia
Venue White City Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Mervyn Rose
Women's Singles
Australia Thelma Coyne Long
Men's Doubles
Australia Rex Hartwig / Australia Mervyn Rose
Women's Doubles
Australia Mary Bevis Hawton / Australia Beryl Penrose
Mixed Doubles
Australia Thelma Coyne Long / Australia Rex Hartwig
← 1953 · Australian Championships · 1955 →

The 1954 Australian Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor Grass courts at the White City Tennis Club, Sydney, Australia from 22 January to 1 February. It was the 42nd edition of the Australian Championships (now known as the Australian Open), the 12th held in Sydney, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The singles titles were won by Australians Mervyn Rose and Thelma Coyne Long.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Mervyn Rose defeated Australia Rex Hartwig 6–2, 0–6, 6–4, 6–2 [1]

Women's Singles[edit]

Australia Thelma Coyne Long defeated Australia Jenny Staley 6–3, 6–4 [2]

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Rex Hartwig / Australia Mervyn Rose defeated Australia Neale Fraser / Australia Clive Wilderspin 6–3, 6–4, 6–2 [3]

Women's Doubles[edit]

Australia Mary Bevis Hawton / Australia Beryl Penrose defeated South Africa Hazel Redick-Smith / South Africa Julia Wipplinger 6–3, 8–6 [4]

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Australia Thelma Coyne Long / Australia Rex Hartwig defeated Australia Beryl Penrose / Australia John Bromwich 4–6, 6–1, 6–2 [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1954 Men's Singles". Tennis Australia. 
  2. ^ "1954 Women's Singles". Tennis Australia. 
  3. ^ "1954 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  4. ^ "1954 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  5. ^ "1954 Mixed Doubles". Tennis Australia. 

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Preceded by
1953 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1954 French Championships