1958 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1958 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Althea Gibson
Runner-upUnited States Darlene Hard[1]
Final score3–6, 6–1, 6–2
Details
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1957 · U.S. National Championships · 1959 →

First-seeded Althea Gibson defeated Darlene Hard 3–6, 6–1, 6–2 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1958 U.S. National Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Althea Gibson is the champion; others show in brackets the round in which they were eliminated.[2]

  1. United States Althea Gibson (Champion)
  2. United States Dorothy Knode (Quarterfinalist)
  3. United Kingdom Ann Haydon (Third round)
  4. Brazil Maria Bueno (Quarterfinalist)
  5. United States Janet Hopps (First round)
  6. United States Sally Moore (Quarterfinalist)
  7. United Kingdom Christine Truman (Quarterfinalist)
  8. United States Beverly Baker Fleitz (Semifinalist)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1 United States Althea Gibson 11 6
7 United Kingdom Christine Truman 9 1
1 United States Althea Gibson 6 6
8 United States Beverly Baker Fleitz 4 2
4 Brazil Maria Bueno 1 2
8 United States Beverly Baker Fleitz 6 6
1 United States Althea Gibson 3 6 6
United States Darlene Hard 6 1 2
4 United States Dorothy Knode 3 2
United States Jeanne Arth 6 6
United States Jeanne Arth 5 2
4 United States Darlene Hard 7 6
4 United States Darlene Hard 6 6
6 United States Sally Moore 4 3

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. ^ "Aussie Tennismen Head Seedings for National Singles". The Terre Haute Star. AP. August 27, 1958. p. 12.