1946 Australian Championships – Men's Singles

John Bromwich defeated Dinny Pails 5–7, 6–3, 7–5, 3–6, 6–2 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1946 Australian Championships.

Men's Singles
1946 Australian Championships
ChampionAustralia John Bromwich
Runner-upAustralia Dinny Pails
Final score5–7, 6–3, 7–5, 3–6, 6–2
Details
Draw35
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1940 · Australian Championships · 1947 →

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   John Bromwich (Champion)
  2.   Adrian Quist (Semifinalist)
  3.   Dinny Pails (Finalist)
  4.   Harry Hopman (Quarterfinalist)
  5.   Jack Crawford (Third round)
  6.   Geoffrey Brown (Semifinalist)
  7.   Lionel Brodie (Quarterfinalist)
  8.   Jack Harper (Quarterfinalist)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                     
1   John Bromwich 6 6 6
8   Jack Harper 1 2 1
1   John Bromwich 6 6 6
6   Geoffrey Brown 3 2 1
4   Harry Hopman 6 3 3 4
6   Geoffrey Brown 4 6 6 6
1   John Bromwich 5 6 7 3 6
3   Dinny Pails 7 3 5 6 2
7   Lionel Brodie 2 2 0
3   Dinny Pails 6 6 6
3   Dinny Pails 6 6 6
2   Adrian Quist 2 4 2
  Max Bonner 0 6 6 2
2   Adrian Quist 6 8 3 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   Bromwich 6 6 6
  Mehaffey 0 9 6 3 6   Mehaffey 1 3 3
  Hammond 6 7 2 6 4 1   Bromwich 6 6 6
  Slater 4 1 2
  Slater 6 6 6
  Warhurst 0 2 4
1   Bromwich 6 6 6
8   Harper 1 2 1
8   Harper 6 6 6
  Rowe 6 6 6   Rowe 0 2 2
  Barnett 1 2 1 8   Harper 6 6 6
  Sidwell 3 2 2
  Sidwell 6 4 6 6
  Molloy 4 6 1 1

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   Hopman 10 1 0 8 6
  Schwartz 8 6 6 6 4
4   Hopman 6 7 4 6
  Turnbull 4 5 6 3
  Turnbull 6 6 6
  Callaghan 4 1 4
4   Hopman 6 3 3 4
6   Brown 4 6 6 6
6   Brown 6 6 6
  Lock 1 3 1
6   Brown 6 6 6
  Sedgman 2 1 4
  Sedgman 6 8 6
  Clements 4 6 3

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Taylor 0 3 2
  Schwartz 6 6 6
  Schwartz 6 4 4
7   Brodie 8 6 6
  Candy 0 3 2
7   Brodie 6 6 6
7   Brodie 2 2 0
3   Pails 6 6 6
  Long 9 9 6
  Maidens 7 7 2
  Long 3 1 2
3   Pails 6 6 6
  Heathcote 1 2 1
3   Pails 6 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Cock 2 4 5
  Bonner 6 6 7
  Bonner 10 2 6 6
5   Crawford 8 6 1 1
  Lapthorne 4 4 1
5   Crawford 6 6 6
  Bonner 0 6 6 2
2   Quist 6 8 3 6
  McCarthy 6 6 6
  Newcombe 0 2 1
  McCarthy 1 4 3
  Diggle 5 7 6 6 2   Quist 6 6 6
  Davidson 7 5 1 4   Diggle 2 3 3
2   Quist 6 6 6

External linksEdit

  • [1] Source for the draw at australianopen.com
Preceded by
1945 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slam men's singles Succeeded by
1946 Wimbledon Championships