1954 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1954 U.S. National Championships
Date 28 August – 6 September
Edition 74th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Forest Hills, Queens
New York, United States
Venue West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Vic Seixas
Women's Singles
United States Doris Hart
Men's Doubles
United States Vic Seixas / United States Tony Trabert
Women's Doubles
United States Shirley Fry / United States Doris Hart
Mixed Doubles
United States Doris Hart / United States Vic Seixas
← 1953 · U.S. National Championships · 1955 →

The 1954 U.S. National Championships (now known as the US Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor grass courts at the West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills in New York, United States. The tournament ran from 28 August until 6 September. It was the 74th staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Vic Seixas defeated Australia Rex Hartwig 3–6, 6–2, 6–4, 6–4

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Doris Hart defeated United States Louise Brough 6–8, 6–1, 8–6

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Vic Seixas / United States Tony Trabert defeated Australia Lew Hoad / Australia Ken Rosewall 3–6, 6–4, 8–6, 6–3 [1]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Shirley Fry / United States Doris Hart defeated United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne duPont 6–4, 6–4 [2]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Doris Hart / United States Vic Seixas defeated United States Margaret Osborne duPont / Australia Ken Rosewall 4–6, 6–1, 6–1 [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 477. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Collins, p. 480
  3. ^ Collins, p. 482

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1954 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1955 Australian Championships