1959 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1959 U.S. National Championships
Date 4 September – 13 September
Edition 79th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Forest Hills, Queens
New York, USA
Venue West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Neale Fraser
Women's Singles
Brazil Maria Bueno
Men's Doubles
Australia Neale Fraser / Australia Roy Emerson
Women's Doubles
United States Jeanne Arth / United States Darlene Hard
Mixed Doubles
United States Margaret Osborne / Australia Neale Fraser

The 1959 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 4 September until 13 September. It was the 79th staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Neale Fraser (AUS) defeated United States Alex Olmedo (USA) 6–3, 5–7, 6–2, 6–4

Women's Singles[edit]

Brazil Maria Bueno (BRA) defeated United Kingdom Christine Truman Janes (UK) 6–1, 6–4

Men's doubles[edit]

Australia Neale Fraser (AUS) / Australia Roy Emerson (AUS) defeated United States Alex Olmedo (USA) / United States Earl Buchholz (USA) 3–6, 6–3, 5–7, 6–4, 7–5 [1]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Jeanne Arth (USA) / United States Darlene Hard (USA) defeated United States Althea Gibson (USA) / United States Sally Moore (USA) 6–2, 6–3 [2]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Margaret Osborne (USA) / Australia Neale Fraser (AUS) defeated United States Janet Hopps (USA) / Australia Bob Mark (AUS) 7–5, 13–15, 6–2 [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 477. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Collins, p. 480
  3. ^ Collins, p. 482

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Preceded by
1959 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1960 Australian Championships