1958 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1958 U.S. National Championships
Date 29 August – 7 September
Edition 78th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Forest Hills, Queens
New York, USA
Venue West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Ashley Cooper
Women's Singles
United States Althea Gibson
Men's Doubles
United States Alex Olmedo / United States Ham Richardson
Women's Doubles
United States Jeanne Arth / United States Darlene Hard
Mixed Doubles
United States Margaret Osborne / Australia Neale Fraser

The 1958 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, USA. The tournament ran from 29 August until 7 September. It was the 78th staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Ashley Cooper defeated Australia Malcolm Anderson 6–2, 3–6, 4–6, 10–8, 8–6

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Althea Gibson defeated United States Darlene Hard 3–6, 6–1, 6–2

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Alex Olmedo (USA) / United States Ham Richardson (USA) defeated United States Sam Giammalva (USA) / United States Barry MacKay (USA) 3–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–4 [1]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Jeanne Arth (USA) / United States Darlene Hard (USA) defeated United States Althea Gibson (USA) / Brazil Maria Bueno (BRA) 2–6, 6–3, 6–4 [2]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Margaret Osborne (USA) / Australia Neale Fraser (AUS) defeated Brazil Maria Bueno (BRA) / United States Alex Olmedo (USA) 6–3, 3–6, 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
1958 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1959 Australian Championships