1957 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1957 U.S. National Championships
Date 30 August – 8 September
Edition 77th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Forest Hills, Queens
New York, United States
Venue West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Malcolm Anderson
Women's Singles
United States Althea Gibson
Men's Doubles
Australia Ashley Cooper / Australia Neale Fraser
Women's Doubles
United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne
Mixed Doubles
United States Althea Gibson / Denmark Kurt Nielsen

The 1957 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 30 August until 8 September. It was the 77th staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Malcolm Anderson (AUS) defeated Australia Ashley Cooper (AUS) 10–8, 7–5, 6–4

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Althea Gibson (USA) defeated United States Louise Brough Clapp (USA) 6–3, 6–2

Men's doubles[edit]

Australia Ashley Cooper (AUS) / Australia Neale Fraser (AUS) defeated United States Gardnar Mulloy (USA) / United States Budge Patty (USA) 4–6, 6–3, 9–7, 6–3 [1]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough (USA) / United States Margaret Osborne (USA) defeated United States Althea Gibson (USA) / United States Darlene Hard (USA) 6–2, 7–5 [2]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Althea Gibson (USA) / Denmark Kurt Nielsen (DEN) defeated United States Darlene Hard (USA) / Australia Bob Howe (AUS) 6–3, 9–7 [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
1957 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1958 Australian Championships