1957 Australian Championships

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1957 Australian Championships
Date 18 January - 28 January
Edition 45th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Melbourne, Australia
Venue Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Ashley Cooper
Women's Singles
United States Shirley Fry
Men's Doubles
Australia Lew Hoad / Australia Neale Fraser
Women's Doubles
United States Althea Gibson / United States Shirley Fry Irvin
Mixed Doubles
Australia Fay Muller / Australia Mal Anderson
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The 1957 Australian Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor Grass courts at the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club, Melbourne, Australia from 17 January to 27 January. It was the 45th edition of the Australian Championships (now known as the Australian Open), the 12th held in Melbourne, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The singles titles were taken by Ashley Cooper and Shirley Fry.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Ashley Cooper defeated Australia Neale Fraser 6–3, 9–11, 6–4, 6–2 [1]

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Shirley Fry defeated United States Althea Gibson 6–3, 6–4 [2]

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Lew Hoad / Australia Neale Fraser defeated Australia Mal Anderson / Australia Ashley Cooper 6–3, 8–6, 6–4 [3]

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Althea Gibson / United States Shirley Fry Irvin defeated Australia Mary Bevis Hawton / Australia Fay Muller 6–2, 6–1 [4]

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Australia Fay Muller / Australia Mal Anderson defeated United Kingdom Jill Langley / United Kingdom Billy Knight 7–5, 3–6, 6–1 [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1957 Men's Singles". Tennis Australia. 
  2. ^ "1957 Women's Singles". Tennis Australia. 
  3. ^ "1957 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  4. ^ "1957 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  5. ^ "1957 Mixed Doubles". Tennis Australia. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1956 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1957 French Championships