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

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Women's Singles
1960 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Darlene Hard
Runner-upBrazil Maria Bueno
Final score6–4, 10–12, 6–4
Details
Draw64
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1959 · U.S. National Championships · 1961 →

Fourth-seeded Darlene Hard defeated first-seeded Maria Bueno 6–4, 10–12, 6–4 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1960 U.S. National Championships. The tournament was played on outdoor grass courts and held from September 2 through September 17, 1960 at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, Queens, New York.[1]

The draw consisted of 64 players of which eight were seeded.

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Darlene Hard is the champion; others show in brackets the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. Brazil Maria Bueno (Finalist)
  2. United States Ann Haydon (Quarterfinalist)
  3. United Kingdom Christine Truman (Semifinalist)
  4. United States Darlene Hard (Champion)
  5. United States Karen Hantze (Third round)
  6. Australia Jan Lehane (Quarterfinalist)
  7. South Africa Bernice Vukovich (Quarterfinalist)
  8. United States Nancy Richey (Quarterfinalist)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1 Brazil Maria Bueno 6 6
8 United States Nancy Richey 2 4
1 Brazil Maria Bueno 6 9
3 United Kingdom Christine Truman 3 7
3 United Kingdom Christine Truman 6 6
7 South Africa Bernice Vukovich 3 3
1 Brazil Maria Bueno 4 12 4
4 United States Darlene Hard 6 10 6
2 United Kingdom Ann Haydon 6 2 7
United States Donna Floyd 3 6 9
United States Donna Floyd 1 5
4 United States Darlene Hard 6 7
4 United States Darlene Hard 6 6
6 Australia Jan Lehane 2 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). New York City: New Chapter Press. p. 472. ISBN 978-0942257700.