1949 Australian Championships – Men's Singles

Fourth-seeded Frank Sedgman defeated John Bromwich 6–3, 6–2, 6–2 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1949 Australian Championships.

Men's Singles
1949 Australian Championships
ChampionAustralia Frank Sedgman
Runner-upAustralia John Bromwich
Final score6–3, 6–2, 6–2
Details
Draw40
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1948 · Australian Championships · 1950 →

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   John Bromwich (Finalist)
  2.   Bill Sidwell (Semifinalist)
  3.   Geoffrey Brown (Semifinalist)
  4.   Frank Sedgman (Champion)
  5.   Adrian Quist (Quarterfinalist)
  6.   Colin Long (Quarterfinalist)
  7.   George Worthington (Quarterfinalist)
  8.   Jack Crawford (Third round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                     
1   John Bromwich 6 6 1 6
6   Colin Long 4 4 6 2
1   John Bromwich 1 6 6 6
3   Geoffrey Brown 6 3 3 3
3   Geoffrey Brown 6 6 4 6
7   George Worthington 1 3 6 1
1   John Bromwich 3 2 2
4   Frank Sedgman 6 6 6
5   Adrian Quist 2 6 4 4
4   Frank Sedgman 6 4 6 6
4   Frank Sedgman 6 6 6
2   Bill Sidwell 3 3 2
  Tom Warhurst 3 1 6 4
2   Bill Sidwell 6 6 4 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   Bromwich 6 6 6
  Schwartz 6 9 6   Schwartz 0 0 0
  Occleshaw 0 7 2 1   Bromwich 6 6 6
  Hopman 3 1 4
  Hopman 6 1 6 6
  Clements 0 6 2 3
1   Bromwich 6 6 1 6
6   Long 4 4 6 2
6   Long 5 6 6 6
  Rowe 2 1 6 6 6   Rowe 7 1 2 1
  Sheil 6 6 2 3 4 6   Long 6 6 6
  Newcombe 0 0 2
  Newcombe 6 5 6 7
  Brophy 4 7 1 5

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3   Brown 6 6 7
  Skennar 6 6 6   Skennar 3 3 5
  Way 3 2 2 3   Brown 6 6 6
  McGregor 1 2 2
  Stewart 7 3 4
  McGregor 9 6 6
3   Brown 6 6 4 6
7   Worthington 1 3 6 1
7   Worthington 6 6 6
  Hann 6 3 6 6   Hann 1 4 4
  Snellgrove 0 6 3 3 7   Worthington 6 6 4 6 6
  Rose 4 3 6 8 2
  Campbell 0 1 1
  Rose 6 6 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Lonergan 3 0 1
  Wilderspin 6 6 6
  Wilderspin 5 4 0
  Howe 4 6 6 9 5   Quist 7 6 6
  Mehaffey 6 4 4 7   Howe 3 2 1
5   Quist 6 6 6
5   Quist 2 6 4 4
4   Sedgman 6 4 6 6
  Candy 1 6 6 6
  Liddle 6 2 3 1
  Candy 2 4 1
  Ayre 4 7 6 6 4   Sedgman 6 6 6
  Lean 6 5 3 4   Ayre 0 3 7
4   Sedgman 6 6 9

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Warhurst 7 4 6 6
  Molloy 5 6 3 3
  Warhurst 8 5 5 12 6
  Lock 4 6 6 3 6 8   Crawford 6 7 7 10 3
  Hawton 6 1 4 6 0   Lock 1 7 1 3
8   Crawford 6 5 6 6
  Warhurst 3 1 6 4
2   Sidwell 6 6 4 6
  Cock 0 3 0
  Bonner 6 6 6
  Bonner 2 6 1 3
  Tregonning 6 3 0 6 6 2   Sidwell 6 4 6 6
  Goodger 3 6 6 2 3   Tregonning 2 1 1
2   Sidwell 6 6 6

External linksEdit

  • [1] Source for the draw at australianopen.com
Preceded by
1948 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slam men's singles Succeeded by
1949 French Championships