1959 Australian Championships

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1959 Australian Championships
Date16 January - 26 January
Edition47th
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceGrass
LocationAdelaide, Australia
VenueMemorial Drive
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Alex Olmedo
Women's Singles
Australia Mary Carter Reitano
Men's Doubles
Australia Rod Laver / Australia Bob Mark
Women's Doubles
South Africa Renée Schuurman / South Africa Sandra Reynolds
Mixed Doubles
South Africa Sandra Reynolds / Australia Bob Mark
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The 1959 Australian Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor Grass courts at the Memorial Drive, Adelaide, Australia from 16 January to 26 January. It was the 47th edition of the Australian Championships (now known as the Australian Open), the 12th held in Adelaide, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Alex Olmedo defeated Australia Neale Fraser 6–1, 6–2, 3–6, 6–3 [1]

Women's Singles[edit]

Australia Mary Carter Reitano defeated South Africa Renee Schuurman 6–2, 6–3 [2]

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Rod Laver / Australia Robert Mark defeated Australia Don Candy / Australia Bob Howe 9–7, 6–4, 6–2 [3]

Women's Doubles[edit]

South Africa Renée Schuurman / South Africa Sandra Reynolds defeated Australia Lorraine Coghlan / Australia Mary Carter Reitano 7–5, 6–4 [4]

Mixed Doubles[edit]

South Africa Sandra Reynolds / Australia Bob Mark defeated South Africa Renée Schuurman / Australia Rod Laver 4–6, 13–11, 6–1 [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1959 Men's Singles". Tennis Australia.
  2. ^ "1959 Women's Singles". Tennis Australia.
  3. ^ "1959 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia.
  4. ^ "1959 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia.
  5. ^ "1959 Mixed Doubles". Tennis Australia.

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1958 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1959 French Championships