1960 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1960 U.S. National Championships
Champion Australia Neale Fraser[1]
Runner-up Australia Rod Laver[1]
Final score 6–4, 6–4, 10–8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1959 · U.S. National Championships · 1961 →

Neale Fraser defeated Rod Laver 6–4, 6–4, 10–8 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1960 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Neale Fraser is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. Australia Neale Fraser (Champion)
  2. Australia Rod Laver (Finalist)
  3. United States Barry Mackay (Fourth round)
  4. United States Cliff Buchholz (First round)
  5. United States Tut Bartzen (First round)
  6. Australia Roy Emerson (Third round)
  7. United States Ron Holmberg (Fourth round)
  8. United Kingdom Bobby Wilson (Quarterfinalist)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                         
United States Dennis Ralston 1 6 6 6
Australia Bob Mark 6 3 3 2
United States Dennis Ralston 9 3 2
1 Australia Neale Fraser 11 6 6
United States Chuck McKinley 2 4 2
1 Australia Neale Fraser 6 6 6
1 Australia Neale Fraser 6 6 10
2 Australia Rod Laver 4 4 8
United States Ham Richardson 6 3 4 4
United States Butch Buchholz 3 6 6 6
United States Butch Buchholz 6 7 4 2 5
2 Australia Rod Laver 4 5 6 6 7
8 United Kingdom Bobby Wilson 7 1 3
2 Australia Rod Laver 9 6 6

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
South Africa Maloney 4 6 6 5  
Australia Hewitt 6 8 4 7   Australia Hewitt 8 12 3 6  
United States Lenoir 3 6 5 3   United States Morris 6 10 6 4  
United States Morris 6 4 7 6   Australia Hewitt 6 1 2 4  
Australia Sharpe 3 2 6     United States Ralston 3 6 6 6  
United States Ralston 6 6 8     United States Ralston 6 6 6    
Colombia Castillo 1 4 0     United States Evans 0 1 3    
United States Evans 6 6 6     United States Ralston 6 9 6    
United States Clark 13 1 6     7 United States Holmberg 4 7 2    
United States Froehling 15 6 8     United States Froehling 4 6 7 6  
United States Sack 6 3 2 7   United States Dailey 6 1 5 4  
United States Dailey 2 6 6 9   United States Froehling 4 3 2    
United States Buck 4 2 3     7 United States Holmberg 6 6 6    
South Africa Spengler 6 6 6     South Africa Spengler 1 3 1    
Australia Woodcock 1 3 6 4   7 United States Holmberg 6 6 6    
7 United States Holmberg 6 6 2 6  

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
United Kingdom Mellersh 3 1 4    
United States Nagler 6 6 6     United States Nagler 7 6 6    
United States Freedhoff 2 1 1     United States Graebner 5 3 2    
United States Graebner 6 6 6     United States Nagler 3 3 9 7 8
Colombia Salas 1 0 3     Australia Mark 6 6 7 5 10
United States Bond 6 6 6     United States Bond 6 4 3    
Brazil Bueno-Nete 3 0 0     Australia Mark 8 6 6    
Australia Mark 6 6 6     Australia Mark 7 6 6 0 6
United States Sledge 1 7 5     3 United States Mackay 5 3 8 6 4
Mexico Osuna 6 9 7     Mexico Osuna 6 6 6    
United States Burns 1 3 3     Canada Godbout 2 2 3    
Canada Godbout 6 6 6     Mexico Osuna 3 4 4    
United States Hetherington 2 6 6 5 3 3 United States Mackay 6 6 6    
United States White 6 2 1 7 6 United States White 4 2 4    
United States Douglas 6 2 4     3 United States Mackay' 6 6 6    
3 United States Mackay 8 6 6    

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
India Kumar 1 3 3    
United States Riessen 6 6 6     United States Riessen 6 7 5 5  
United States Stoesser 6 1 3     United States McKinley 1 9 7 7  
United States McKinley 8 6 6     United States McKinley 7 6 6    
Argentina Van Kerckhoven 0 5 7 6 6 Mexico Reyes 5 4 4    
United Kingdom Ambrose 6 7 5 4 8 United Kingdom Ambrose 1 4 3    
Australia Mulligan 8 6 4 6 1 Mexico Reyes 6 6 6    
Mexico Reyes 10 4 6 0 6 United States McKinley 6 2 17 6  
United States Brownlow 7 6 4     United States Seixas 4 6 15 4  
United States Oliver 9 8 6     United States Oliver 4 5 4    
United States Davis 1 4 0     United States Seixas 6 7 6    
United States Seixas 6 6 6     United States Seixas 6 7 3 13 6
United States Fisher 0 7 5 0   United States Crawford 4 5 6 15 2
United States Senkowski 6 5 7 6   United States Senkowski 3 4 4    
5 United States Bartzen 6 6 4 6 1 United States Crawford 6 6 6    
United States Crawford 1 8 6 2 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
United States Cranis 4 8 3 3  
Australia Russel 6 6 6 6   Australia Russel 11 3 2    
United States Richardson 4 6 1     Mexico Palafox 13 6 6    
Mexico Palafox 6 8 6     Mexico Palafox 4 3 3    
Chile Leon 0 0 1     United Kingdom Sangster 6 6 6    
United States Reed 6 6 6     United States Reed 4 4 4    
South Africa Hammill 4 2 4     United Kingdom Sangster 6 6 6    
United Kingdom Sangster 6 6 6     United Kingdom Sangster 2 1 4    
United States Biggs 6 4 4 2   1 Australia Fraser 6 6 6    
United States Buck 3 6 6 6   United States Buck 3 3 4    
Venezuela Gambus 2 2 3     United States Moss 6 6 6    
United States Moss 6 6 6     United States Moss 3 2 4    
United Kingdom Hann 2 3 6 7   1 Australia Fraser 6 6 6    
United States Henry 6 6 3 9   United States Henry 1 1 1    
United States Raskind 0 1 1     1 Australia Fraser 6 6 6    
1 Australia Fraser 6 6 6    

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
United States Earnhart 4 9 2 6 3
New Zealand Gerrard 6 7 6 3 6 New Zealand Gerrard 9 3 6 9  
South Africa Jennett 3 11 4 1   Austria Legenstein 7 6 3 7  
Austria Legenstein 6 9 6 6   New Zealand Gerrard 6 6 6    
United States Powless 1 3 6 2   Venezuela Pimentel 2 2 4    
Canada Bedard 6 6 4 6   Canada Bedard 6 3 4 3  
United States Ralph 5 0 5     Venezuela Pimentel 4 6 6 6  
Venezuela Pimentel 7 6 7     New Zealand Gerrard 1 10 2 6 0
United States Beck 4 5 3     United States Richardson 6 8 6 3 6
United States Richardson 6 7 6     United States Richardson 5 6 6 6  
United States Karabasz 0 9 0 2   United States Scott 7 1 1 3  
United States Scott 6 7 6 6   United States Richardson 3 6 9 8  
United States Green 4 6 4 4   6 Australia Emerson 6 4 7 6  
United States Cranston 6 3 6 6   United States Cranston 2 1 4    
United Kingdom Tattersall 2 2 0     6 Australia Emerson 6 6 6    
6 Australia Emerson 6 6 6    

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
United States Bowditch 4 6 4    
United States Ashe 6 8 6     United States Ashe 4 2 2    
Canada Carpenter 6 2 4     Ecuador Zuleta 6 6 6    
Ecuador Zuleta 8 6 6     Ecuador Zuleta 2 9 6 6 6
United States Howe 4 2 9 1   Australia Coghlan 6 11 2 4 2
Australia Coghlan 6 6 7 6   Australia Coghlan 6 6 6    
United States Hettleman 3 8 4     United Kingdom Bennett 2 3 3    
United Kingdom Bennett 6 10 6     Ecuador Zuleta 0 0 2    
South Africa Heckler 6 7 4 6 5 United States Buchholz 6 6 6    
United States McManus 3 9 6 2 7 United States McManus 2 6 6 6  
United States Brown 4 4 6 4   United Kingdom Woolven 6 4 3 2  
United Kingdom Woolven 6 6 3 6   United States McManus 1 2 5    
United Kingdom Booth 5 7 6 3   United States Buchholz 6 6 7    
United States Junta 7 9 3 6   United States Junta 1 4 0    
Canada Fontana 3 0 2     United States Buchholz 6 6 6    
United States Buchholz 6 6 6    

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
United States Schwartz 2 6 6 4 0
United States Fox 6 4 3 6 6 United States Fox 7 6 0 6  
4 United States Buchholz 6 2 0 6 2 United States Hoogs 5 4 6 2  
United States Hoogs 1 6 6 4 6 United States Fox 6 6 8    
Canada Swann 6 5 7 3   United States Lambert 3 4 6    
United States Lambert 3 7 9 6   United States Lambert 6 6 6    
United States Roberts 7 2 1 1   United States Palmer 2 3 2    
United States Palmer 5 6 6 6   United States Fox 5 1 2    
Colombia Castillo 3 4 6 6   8 United Kingdom Wilson 7 6 6    
United States Pickett 6 6 3 8   United States Pickett 6 4 3    
Mexico Palafox 2 3 4     United States Crane 8 6 6    
United States Crane 6 6 6     United States Crane 2 2 3    
United States Kumar 0 2 1     8 United Kingdom Wilson 6 6 6    
United States Rubell 6 6 6     United States Rubell 0 1 2    
United States Vickery 3 2 4     8 United Kingdom Wilson 6 6 6    
8 United Kingdom Wilson 6 6 6    

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
United States Hedrick 2 4 8    
United States Kamakana 6 6 10     United States Kamakana 0 4 1    
United States Farrin 9 2 5 0   United States Lesch 6 6 6    
United States Lesch 7 6 7 6   United States Lesch 7 6 9    
United States Pasarell 6 3 4     United States Driscole 5 2 7    
United States Dell 8 6 6     United States Dell 4 6 2 6  
United States Susman 6 3 1 5   United States Driscole 6 4 6 8  
United States Driscole 4 6 6 7   United States Lesch 2 7 3 3  
France Bergerat 6 1 1 6 2 2 Australia Laver 6 5 6 6  
United States Hernando 4 6 6 1 6 United States Hernando 4 3 8 1  
United States Siska 2 3 6 6   United States Franks 6 6 6 6  
United States Franks 6 6 4 8   United States Franks 2 7 2 3  
United States Keeton 0 2 0     2 Australia Laver 6 5 6 6  
Ecuador Olvera 6 6 6     Ecuador Olvera 0 2 4    
United States Barker 2 5 2     2 Australia Laver 6 6 6    
2 Australia Laver 6 7 6    

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 461. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Talbert, Bill (1967). Tennis Observed – The USLTA Men's Singles Champions, 1881-1966,. Barre: Barre Publishers. p. 135. OCLC 172306. 

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