1955 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1955 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Doris Hart[1]
Runner-upUnited Kingdom Pat Ward[1]
Final score6–4, 6–2
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1954 · U.S. National Championships · 1956 →

First-seeded Doris Hart defeated unseeded Patricia Ward 6–4, 6–2 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1955 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Doris Hart is the champion; others show in brackets the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. United States Doris Hart (Champion)
  2. United States Louise Brough (Third round)
  3. United States Beverly Baker Fleitz (Semifinalist)
  4. United States Dorothy Knode (Semifinalist)
  5. United States Barbara Davidson (Quarterfinalist)
  6. United States Shirley Fry (Third round)
  7. United States Dorothy Bundy Cheney (First round)
  8. United States Barbara Breit (Semifinalist)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1 United States Doris Hart 6 6
United States Nancy Chaffee 4 4
1 United States Doris Hart 6 6
4 United States Dorothy Knode 1 1
6 United States Shirley Fry 7 6
4 United States Dorothy Knode 9 8
1 United States Doris Hart 6 6
United Kingdom Patricia Ward 4 2
3 United States Beverly Baker Fleitz 6 6 0
8 United States Barbara Breit 8 4 6
8 United States Barbara Breit 1 2
United Kingdom Patricia Ward 6 6
United Kingdom Patricia Ward 9 6
United States Belmar Gunderson 7 0

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. ^ G.P. Hughes, ed. (1956). Dunlop Lawn Tennis Annual and Almanack 1956. London: Ed. J. Burrow & Co. Ltd. pp. 184–189.