1955 Australian Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1955 Australian Championships
Champion Australia Ken Rosewall
Runner-up Australia Lew Hoad
Final score 9–7, 6–4, 6–4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1954 · Australian Championships · 1956 →

Ken Rosewall defeated Lew Hoad 9–7, 6–4, 6–4 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1955 Australian Championships.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Australia Ken Rosewall (Champion)
  2. United States Vic Seixas (Quarterfinalist)
  3. Australia Rex Hartwig (Semifinalist)
  4. United States Tony Trabert (Semifinalist)
  5. Australia Lew Hoad (Finalist)
  6. Sweden Sven Davidson (Third round)
  7. Australia Mervyn Rose (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Sweden Lennart Bergelin (Quarterfinalist)
  1. Australia Don Candy (Second round)
  2. United Kingdom Roger Becker (Third round)
  3. Australia Neale Fraser (Third round)
  4. n/a
  5. Australia George Worthington (Third round)
  6. United States Michael Green (Third round)
  7. Australia Ashley Cooper (Quarterfinalist)
  8. United States Gerald Moss (Third round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                         
1 Australia Ken Rosewall 6 6 6
15 Australia Ashley Cooper 4 2 0
1 Australia Ken Rosewall 8 6 6
4 United States Tony Trabert 6 3 3
7 Australia Mervyn Rose 5 6 3 1
4 United States Tony Trabert 7 4 6 6
1 Australia Ken Rosewall 9 6 6
5 Australia Lew Hoad 7 4 4
3 Australia Rex Hartwig 4 6 4 6 6
8 Sweden Lennart Bergelin 6 2 6 4 3
3 Australia Rex Hartwig 1 4 4
5 Australia Lew Hoad 6 6 6
5 Australia Lew Hoad 4 6 6 8
2 United States Vic Seixas 6 3 4 6

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 Australia Rosewall 6 6 7
United Kingdom Bennett 0 4 5
1 Australia Rosewall 6 1 9 6
10 United Kingdom Becker 0 6 7 2
Australia Flanders 1 2 7
10 United Kingdom Becker 6 6 9
1 Australia Rosewall 6 6 6
15 Australia Cooper 4 2 0
15 Australia Cooper 8 6 6
Australia Wilderspin 6 1 1
15 Australia Cooper 8 6 6
6 Sweden Davidson 6 3 2
Australia Potter 3 1 6 3
6 Sweden Davidson 6 6 4 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7 Australia Rose 6 6 6
Australia Mason 6 6 Australia Mason 1 0 1
Australia Rowe 0 1 7 Australia Rose 7 6 6
16 United States Moss 5 2 1
Australia Emerson 6 6 6 3 2
16 United States Moss 8 3 2 6 6
7 Australia Rose 5 6 3 1
4 United States Trabert 7 4 6 6
11 Australia Fraser 6 6 3 7
Australia Bowman 4 4 6 5
11 Australia Fraser 6 6 1 4 4
Australia Goodger 6 6 6 4 United States Trabert 1 3 6 6 6
Australia Reid 4 0 2 Australia Goodger 1 2 1
4 United States Trabert 6 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 Australia Hartwig 6 6 6
Australia Kenny 6 6 6 Australia Kenny 1 2 3
Australia Sumner 1 2 3 3 Australia Hartwig 6 9 6 6
14 United States Green 1 11 0 2
United Kingdom Barrett 3 6 5 2
14 United States Green 6 4 7 6
3 Australia Hartwig 4 6 4 6 6
8 Sweden Bergelin 6 2 6 4 3
13 Australia Worthington 6 6 6
Australia Hann 4 4 3
13 Australia Worthington 2 4 6 2
8 Sweden Bergelin 6 6 4 6
Australia Gilmour 2 1 1
8 Sweden Bergelin 6 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5 Australia Hoad 6 6 6
Australia O'Brien 9 6 6 Australia O'Brien 3 3 4
Australia Johnson 7 4 3 5 Australia Hoad 6 6 6
Australia Woodcock 1 2 3
Australia Blacklock 2 0 1
Australia Woodcock 6 6 6
5 Australia Hoad 4 6 6 8
2 United States Seixas 6 3 4 6
9 Australia Candy 10 4 3 4
Australia Anderson 8 6 6 6
Australia Anderson 2 0 2
Australia Ryan 6 6 6 2 United States Seixas 6 6 6
Australia Mehaffey 3 1 0 Australia Ryan 2 2 0
2 United States Seixas 6 6 6

External links[edit]

  • [1] Source for the draw at australianopen.com