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1947 Australian Championships – Men's Singles

Dinny Pails defeated John Bromwich 4–6, 6–4, 3–6, 7–5, 8–6 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1947 Australian Championships.

Men's Singles
1947 Australian Championships
ChampionAustralia Dinny Pails
Runner-upAustralia John Bromwich
Final score4–6, 6–4, 3–6, 7–5, 8–6
Details
Seeds11
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Contents

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   John Bromwich (Finalist)
  2.   Dinny Pails (Champion)
  3.   Tom Brown (Semifinalist)
  4.   Gardnar Mulloy (Semifinalist)
  5.   Adrian Quist (Quarterfinalist)
  6.   Lionel Brodie (Quarterfinalist)
  7.   Bill Sidwell (Quarterfinalist)
  8.   Colin Long (Quarterfinalist)
  9.   Bill Talbert (Second round)
  10.   Geoffrey Brown (Second round)
  11.   Jack Crawford (First round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
1   John Bromwich 6 7 4 6
8   Colin Long 2 5 6 0
1   John Bromwich 6 6 1 6
4   Gardnar Mulloy 2 4 6 4
4   Gardnar Mulloy 6 6 6 5 6
6   Lionel Brodie 2 8 2 7 1
1   John Bromwich 6 4 6 5 6
2   Dinny Pails 4 6 3 7 8
5   Adrian Quist 6 4 7 2
3   Tom Brown 8 6 5 6
3   Tom Brown 2 4 1
2   Dinny Pails 6 6 6
7   Bill Sidwell 3 8 3
2   Dinny Pails 6 10 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1   Bromwich 6 6 6
  Skillicorn 2 1 2 1   Bromwich 6 6 6
  Gilchrist   Gilchrist 2 2 2
  Hopman w/o 1   Bromwich 6 7 4 6
8   Long 6 6 6 8   Long 2 5 6 0
  Gray 3 3 3 8   Long 6 6 8
  Worthington 6 6 4 3 10   Worthington 1 2 6
  Rocavert 4 4 6 6 8 1   Bromwich 6 6 1 6
4   Mulloy 6 6 4 6 6 4   Mulloy 2 4 6 4
  Dart 8 3 6 0 1 4   Mulloy 4 3 6 6 6
10   Brown 6 8 6 10   Brown 6 6 3 4 2
  Wilderspin 2 6 2 4   Mulloy 6 6 6 5 6
6   Brodie 7 6 6 6   Brodie 2 8 2 7 1
  Barnes 5 3 2 6   Brodie 6 6 6
  Bonner 6 3 6 3 6   Bonner 2 1 4
  Maidens 3 6 3 6 1

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
  Matthews 6 6 6
  Edwards 4 1 3   Matthews 1 8 2
5   Quist 6 6 6 5   Quist 6 10 6
  Candy 4 1 3 5   Quist 6 4 7 2
  Bennett 11 6 6 3   Brown 8 6 5 6
11   Crawford 9 3 0   Bennett 6 5 6 4
3   Brown 6 6 6 3   Brown 8 7 3 6
  Felan 1 2 2 3   Brown 2 4 1
9   Talbert 6 6 6 2   Pails 6 6 6
  McCarthy 0 1 0 9   Talbert 1 2 6 3
7   Sidwell 6 6 7   Sidwell 6 6 3 6
  Stewart 2 1 7   Sidwell 3 8 3
  Callaghan 6 9 6 2   Pails 6 10 6
  Sedgman 4 7 4   Callaghan 1 3 1
2   Pails 6 6 6 2   Pails 6 6 6
  Kirkby 3 1 0

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