1955 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1955 U.S. National Championships
Date 2 September – 11 September
Edition 75th
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 Tony Trabert
Women's Singles
United States Doris Hart
Men's Doubles
Japan Kosei Kamo / Japan Atsushi Miyagi
Women's Doubles
United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne duPont
Mixed Doubles
United States Doris Hart / United States Vic Seixas

The 1955 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 2 September until 11 September. It was the 75th 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 Tony Trabert (USA) defeated Australia Ken Rosewall (AUS) 9–7, 6–3, 6–3

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Doris Hart (USA) defeated United Kingdom Patricia Ward Hales (GBR) 6–4, 6–2

Men's doubles[edit]

Japan Kosei Kamo (JPN) / Japan Atsushi Miyagi (JPN) defeated United States Gerald Moss (USA) / United States Bill Quillian (USA) 6–3, 6–3, 3–6, 1–6, 6–4 [1]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough (USA) / United States Margaret Osborne (USA) defeated United States Shirley Fry (USA) / United States Doris Hart (USA) 6–3, 1–6, 6–3 [2]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Doris Hart (USA) / United States Vic Seixas (USA) defeated United States Shirley Fry (USA) / United States Gardnar Mulloy (USA) 7–5, 5–7, 6–2 [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
1955 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1956 Australian Championships