1959 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1959 U.S. National Championships
ChampionBrazil Maria Bueno
Runner-upUnited Kingdom Christine Truman[1]
Final score6–1, 6–4
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1958 · U.S. National Championships · 1960 →

First-seeded Maria Bueno defeated Christine Truman 6–1, 6–4 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1959 U.S. National Championships.[1]


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

  1. Brazil Maria Bueno (Champion)
  2. South Africa Sandra Reynolds (Quarterfinalist)
  3. United Kingdom Christine Truman (Finalist)
  4. United States Darlene Hard (Semifinalist)
  5. United Kingdom Angela Mortimer (Second round)
  6. United Kingdom Ann Haydon (Semifinalist)
  7. South Africa Renée Schuurman (Second round)
  8. United States Sally Moore (Third round)


  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. ^ "Olmedo top seeded". Daytona Beach Morning Journal. AP. Sep 2, 1959. p. 7.