1962 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1962 U.S. National Championships
Date29 August – 10 September
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
LocationForest Hills, Queens
New York, United States
VenueWest Side Tennis Club
Men's Singles
Australia Rod Laver
Women's Singles
Australia Margaret Smith
Men's Doubles
Mexico Rafael Osuna / Mexico Antonio Palafox
Women's Doubles
United States Darlene Hard / Brazil Maria Bueno
Mixed Doubles
Australia Margaret Smith / Australia Fred Stolle
← 1961 · U.S. National Championships · 1963 →

The 1962 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, United States. The tournament ran from 29 August until 10 September. It was the 82nd staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of 1962. The men's singles event was won by Australian Rod Laver whose victory completed his first Grand Slam.[1]


Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Rod Laver defeated Australia Roy Emerson 6–2, 6–4, 5–7, 6–4

Women's Singles[edit]

Australia Margaret Smith defeated United States Darlene Hard 9–7, 6–4

Men's doubles[edit]

Mexico Rafael Osuna / Mexico Antonio Palafox defeated United States Chuck McKinley / United States Dennis Ralston 6–4, 10–12, 1–6, 9–7, 6–3 [2]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Darlene Hard / Brazil Maria Bueno defeated United States Karen Hantze Susman / United States Billie Jean Moffitt, 4–6, 6–3, 6–2 [3]

Mixed doubles[edit]

Australia Margaret Smith / Australia Fred Stolle defeated Australia Lesley Turner / United States Frank Froehling 7–5, 6–2 [4]


  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 123–135. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Collins, p. 478
  3. ^ Collins, p. 480
  4. ^ Collins, p. 482

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Preceded by
1962 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1963 Australian Championships