1950 Australian Championships – Men's Singles

Fifth-seeded Frank Sedgman defeated Ken McGregor 6–3, 6–4, 4–6, 6–1 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1950 Australian Championships.

Men's Singles
1950 Australian Championships
ChampionAustralia Frank Sedgman
Runner-upAustralia Ken McGregor
Final score6–3, 6–4, 4–6, 6–1
Details
Draw35
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Jaroslav Drobný (Third round)
  2.   Eric Sturgess (Semifinalist)
  3.   John Bromwich (Quarterfinalist)
  4.   Bill Sidwell (Semifinalist)
  5.   Frank Sedgman (Champion)
  6.   George Worthington (Quarterfinalist)
  7.   Colin Long (Quarterfinalist)
  8.   Mervyn Rose (Quarterfinalist)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                     
  Ken McGregor 6 8 6
6   George Worthington 3 6 1
  Ken McGregor 7 9 6
4   Bill Sidwell 5 7 3
4   Bill Sidwell 7 7 7
7   Colin Long 5 5 5
  Ken McGregor 3 4 6 1
5   Frank Sedgman 6 6 4 6
5   Frank Sedgman 5 6 6 6
3   John Bromwich 7 3 4 1
5   Frank Sedgman 6 6 6 4 6
2   Eric Sturgess 2 3 8 6 4
8   Mervyn Rose 5 4 1
2   Eric Sturgess 7 6 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   Drobný 6 6 6
  Reid 3 2 2
1   Drobný 9 1 3
  McGregor 11 6 6
  McGregor 6 6 6
  Ayre 3 2 1
  McGregor 6 8 6
6   Worthington 3 6 1
6   Worthington 6 6 6
  Cawthorn 3 3 3
6   Worthington 3 6 6 3 6
  Hopman 6 3 0 6 1
  Hopman 6 2 6 6
  Rogers 6 4 6 10   Rogers 4 6 2 3
  Sheil 3 6 1 8

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   Sidwell 6 4 7 7
  Molloy 2 6 5 5
4   Sidwell 6 10 5 6
  Brodie 2 8 7 2
  Brodie 6 10 6
  Stewart 1 8 2
4   Sidwell 7 7 7
7   Long 5 5 5
7   Long 6 6 6
  Clements 1 4 2
7   Long 8 6 1 6
  Wilderspin 6 1 6 4
  Wilderspin 6 4 6 6
  Kendall 4 6 4 3

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Occleshaw 6 6 6
  Raward 0 1 0   Occleshaw 1 7 3 6 6
  Crawford 6 5 6 3 4
  Occleshaw 1 0 1
5   Sedgman 6 6 6
  Hartwig w/o
5   Sedgman
5   Sedgman 5 6 6 6
3   Bromwich 7 3 4 1
  Brophy 4 2 3
  Skennar 6 6 6
  Skennar 1 1 0
3   Bromwich 6 6 6
  Yates 3 1 5
3   Bromwich 6 6 7

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Tregonning 6 7 6
  Maggs 4 5 1   Tregonning 0 4 6 3
  Mehaffey 6 6 3 6
  Mehaffey 2 3 6
8   Rose 6 6 8
  Barnett 1 6 2 3
8   Rose 6 4 6 6
8   Rose 5 4 1
2   Sturgess 7 6 6
  Vinson 0 0 1
  Candy 6 6 6
  Candy 1 1 6 3
2   Sturgess 6 6 4 6
  Lonergan 3 0 1
2   Sturgess 6 6 6

External linksEdit

  • [1] Source for the draw at australianopen.com
Preceded by
1949 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slam men's singles Succeeded by
1950 French Championships