1951 Australian Championships

The 1951 Australian Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor Grass courts at the White City Tennis Club, Sydney, Australia from 20 January to 31 January. It was the 39th edition of the Australian Championships (now known as the Australian Open), the 11th held in Sydney, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The singles titles were won by American Dick Savitt and Australian Nancye Wynne Bolton.

1951 Australian Championships
Date20–31 January
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
LocationSydney, Australia
VenueWhite City Tennis Club
Men's Singles
United States Dick Savitt
Women's Singles
Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton
Men's Doubles
Australia Ken McGregor / Australia Frank Sedgman
Women's Doubles
Australia Thelma Coyne Long / Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton
Mixed Doubles
Australia Thelma Coyne Long / Australia George Worthington
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Men's SinglesEdit

  Dick Savitt defeated   Ken McGregor 6–3, 2–6, 6–3, 6–1

Women's SinglesEdit

  Nancye Wynne Bolton defeated   Thelma Coyne Long 6–1, 7–5

Men's DoublesEdit

  Ken McGregor /   Frank Sedgman defeated   John Bromwich /   Adrian Quist 11–9, 2–6, 6–3, 4–6, 6–3 [1]

Women's DoublesEdit

  Thelma Coyne Long /   Nancye Wynne Bolton defeated   Joyce Fitch /   Mary Bevis Hawton 6–2, 6–1 [2]

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Thelma Coyne Long /   George Worthington defeated   Clare Proctor /   Jack May 6–4, 6–3 [3]


  1. ^ "1951 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia.
  2. ^ "1951 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia.
  3. ^ "1951 Mixed Doubles". Tennis Australia.

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Preceded by
1950 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1951 French Championships