1951 Australian Championships – Men's Singles

Fourth-seeded Dick Savitt defeated Ken McGregor 6–3, 2–6, 6–3, 6–1 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1951 Australian Championships.

Men's Singles
1951 Australian Championships
ChampionUnited States Dick Savitt
Runner-upAustralia Ken McGregor
Final score6–3, 2–6, 6–3, 6–1
Details
Draw32
Seeds10
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1950 · Australian Championships · 1952 →

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Frank Sedgman (Semifinalist)
  2.   Arthur Larsen (Semifinalist)
  3.   Ken McGregor (Finalist)
  4.   Dick Savitt (Champion)
  5. n/a
  6.   John Bromwich (Quarterfinalist)
  7.   Bill Sidwell (Second round)
  8.   George Worthington (Quarterfinalist)
  9.   Adrian Quist (Quarterfinalist)
  10.   Don Candy (Second round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                     
1   Frank Sedgman 6 7 6
8   George Worthington 2 5 0
1   Frank Sedgman 6 5 6 3 4
4   Dick Savitt 2 7 1 6 6
6   John Bromwich 4 3 1
4   Dick Savitt 6 6 6
4   Dick Savitt 6 2 6 6
3   Ken McGregor 3 6 3 1
3   Ken McGregor 8 6 7
9   Adrian Quist 6 2 5
3   Ken McGregor 11 6 5 6
2   Arthur Larsen 9 2 7 1
7   Mervyn Rose 2 6 7 4 2
2   Arthur Larsen 6 3 5 6 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1   Sedgman 8 6 6
  Mehaffey 6 1 1 1   Sedgman 6 6 6
  Hoad 6 6 6   Hoad 3 4 4
  McKenzie 3 0 0 1   Sedgman 6 7 6
8   Worthington 6 6 6 8   Worthington 2 5 0
  Rocavert 2 4 4 8   Worthington 6 3 6 7
  Barry 6 6 11   Barry 4 6 1 5
  Rosewall 3 4 9 1   Sedgman 6 5 6 3 4
6   Bromwich 6 6 6 4   Savitt 2 7 1 6 6
  Stewart 3 0 0 6   Bromwich 0 6 6 6
  Hartwig 6 11 7   Hartwig 6 3 2 1
  Crawford 4 9 5 6   Bromwich 6 6 6
10   Candy 6 7 4 7 4   Savitt 4 3 1
  O'Brien 3 5 6 5 10   Candy 1 3 11 0
4   Savitt 6 6 6 4   Savitt 6 6 9 6
  Green 3 1 3

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
3   McGregor 5 6 6 7
  McCarthy 7 4 3 5 3   McGregor 8 6 6
  Wilderspin 4 6 6 6   Wilderspin 6 1 1
  Robson 6 1 3 3 3   McGregor 8 6 7
9   Quist 6 6 6 9   Quist 6 2 5
  Brophy 3 2 2 9   Quist 6 6 6
  Gilchrist 3 7 6 6   Gilchrist 3 3 3
  Strohfeldt 6 5 4 4 3   McGregor 11 6 5 6
7   Rose 6 6 6 2   Larsen 9 2 7 1
  Way 0 0 3 7   Rose 6 2 6 6
  Hopman 7 6 6   Hopman 1 6 2 4
  Ayre 5 2 3 7   Rose 6 3 5 6 6
7   Sidwell 6 6 6 2   Larsen 2 6 7 4 2
  Otway 0 2 1 7   Sidwell 7 2 4 6 1
2   Larsen 6 6 6 2   Larsen 5 6 6 3 6
  Alle 1 1 3

External linksEdit

  • [1] Source for the draw at australianopen.com
Preceded by
1950 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slam men's singles Succeeded by
1951 French Championships