1960 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1960 U.S. National Championships
DateAugust 21–28[a]
September 2–17[b]
Edition80th
CategoryGrand Slam (ILTF)
SurfaceGrass
LocationChestnut Hill, Massachusetts[a]
Forest Hills, Queens, New York[b]
United States
VenueLongwood Cricket Club[a]
West Side Tennis Club[b]
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Neale Fraser
Women's Singles
United States Darlene Hard
Men's Doubles
Australia Neale Fraser / Australia Roy Emerson
Women's Doubles
Brazil Maria Bueno / United States Darlene Hard
Mixed Doubles
United States Margaret Osborne / Australia Neale Fraser
← 1959 · U.S. National Championships · 1961 →

The 1960 U.S. National Championships (now known as the US Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor grass courts at two locations in the United States. The men's and women's singles as well as the mixed doubles were played from September 2 through September 17 at the West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills in New York, while the men's and women's doubles were held at the Longwood Cricket Club in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts from August 21 through August 28, 1960.[1] It was the 80th staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of 1960. Neale Fraser and Darlene Hard won the singles titles.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Neale Fraser defeated Australia Rod Laver 6–4, 6–4, 9–7

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Darlene Hard defeated Brazil Maria Bueno 6–4, 10–12, 6–4

Men's doubles[edit]

Australia Neale Fraser / Australia Roy Emerson defeated Australia Rod Laver / Australia Bob Mark 9–7, 6–, 6–4, 13–11 [2]

Women's doubles[edit]

Brazil Maria Bueno / United States Darlene Hard defeated United Kingdom Ann Haydon Jones / United Kingdom Deidre Catt 6–1, 6–1 [3]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Margaret Osborne / Australia Neale Fraser defeated Brazil Maria Bueno / Mexico Antonio Palafox 6–3, 6–2 [4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Men's and women's doubles
  2. ^ a b c Men's and women's singles and mixed doubles

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New England youths spring net upset". Minneapolis Morning Tribune. August 22, 1960. p. 18 – via Newspapers.com. Paul Sullivan and Ned Weld, two youngsters from New England, toppled Antonio Palafox and Joaquin Reyes of Mexico, 6 up, 8-6, 3-6, 1-6, 6-3 Sunday in the only opening day upset of the national doubles tennis championships at Longwood Cricket club.
  2. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 477. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  3. ^ Collins, p. 480
  4. ^ Collins, p. 482

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1960 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1961 Australian Championships