1951 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

Frank Sedgman defeated Vic Seixas 6–4, 6–1, 6–1 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1951 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Men's Singles
1951 U.S. National Championships
ChampionAustralia Frank Sedgman[1]
Runner-upUnited States Vic Seixas[1]
Final score6–4, 6–1, 6–1
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1950 · U.S. National Championships · 1952 →

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Dick Savitt (Semifinalist)
  2.   Frank Sedgman (Champion)
  3.   Arthur Larsen (Semifinalist)
  4.   Ken McGregor (Fourth round)
  5.   Tony Trabert (Quarterfinalist)
  6.   Mervyn Rose (Fourth round)
  7.   Herbie Flam (Quarterfinalist)
  8.   Tony Mottram (Third round)
  9.   Bill Talbert (Fourth round)
  10.   Paul Remy (Second round)
  11.   Gardnar Mulloy (Quarterfinalist)
  12.   Don Candy (Third round)
  13.   Vic Seixas (Finalist)
  14.   Jiro Kumamaru (First round)
  15.   J.E. Patty (Quarterfinalist)
  16.   Sydney Levy (Third round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

Final EightEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                     
1   Dick Savitt 6 1 4 6 6
15   J.E. Patty 3 6 6 1 4
1   Dick Savitt 0 6 3 2
13   Vic Seixas 6 3 6 6
7   Herbie Flam 6 7 6 2 3
13   Vic Seixas 1 9 2 6 6
13   Vic Seixas 4 1 1
2   Frank Sedgman 6 6 6
3   Arthur Larsen 6 6 6 6
11   Gardnar Mulloy 8 1 2 4
3   Arthur Larsen 1 2 0
2   Frank Sedgman 6 6 6
5   Tony Trabert 6 2 5 6 3
2   Frank Sedgman 3 6 7 3 6

Earlier RoundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   Savitt 6 6 6
  Alloo 0 2 1
1   Savitt 7 6 6
  Main 5 3 2
  Ink 4 2 6 2
  Main 6 6 3 6
1   Savitt 6 6 6
  Clark 3 1 3
  Clark 8 6 7 6
  Hernandez 10 3 5 1
  Clark 6 6 6
16   Levy 4 3 3
  Shields 1 3 1
16   Levy 6 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15   Patty 6 6 6
  Vincent 0 2 3
15   Patty 7 11 3 6
  Hecht 5 9 6 4
  Seeler 5 3 8 5
  Hecht 7 6 6 7
15   Patty 1 6 6 7
  Grigry 6 6 6 6   Rose 6 3 2 5
  Olmedo 0 4 1   Grigry 6 6 3 6 4
  Sorlein 1 6 7 8   Sorlein 3 3 6 8 6
  Welsh 6 4 5 6   Sorlein 2 2 4
  Fox 6 4 6 6 6   Rose 6 6 6
  Sisson 4 6 4 2   Fox 1 2 3
6   Rose 6 6 6 6   Rose 6 6 6
  Neff 2 4 1

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   Flam 6 6 6
  Burrows 4 0 0 7   Flam 6 6 6
  Balbiers 6 6 6   Balbiers 0 3 2
  Ehmke 4 2 2 7   Flam 6 6 6
  Vogt 6 6 6   Vogt 3 4 4
  Backe 4 4 2   Vogt 13 6 6
  Heldman 6 6 3 6   Heldman 11 4 3
  Long 3 3 6 1 7   Flam 4 6 6 7
  Schwartz 6 6 6   Moylan 6 2 2 5
  Gaines 2 4 0   Schwartz 8 4 6 1 4
  Catton 6 6 7   Catton 6 6 3 6 6
  Masterson 0 4 5   Catton 1 3 2
  Moylan 6 6 8   Moylan 6 6 6
  Young 2 3 6   Moylan 3 2 6 7 6
10   Remy 3 6 6 3 6 10   Remy 6 6 2 5 3
  De Witts 6 3 4 6 1

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13   Seixas 4 6 4 6 6
  Bartzen 6 0 6 0 3 13   Seixas 6 5 6 6
  Devoe 6 6 6   Devoe 3 7 2 4
  Johnson 2 3 4 13   Seixas 8 6 6
  Deodhar 0 6 6 8   Fisher 6 4 2
  Kerdasha 6 3 1 6   Deodhar 1 0 0
  Fisher 6 6 6   Fisher 6 6 6
  Cleveland 1 1 4 13   Seixas 4 7 7 6
  Morales 3 6 6 3 6 4   McGregor 6 5 5 4
  Hayes 6 3 2 6 1   Morales 6 7 7 3 1
  Eisenberg 8 6 6   Eisenberg 4 9 5 6 6
  Hajjar 6 2 1   Eisenberg 3 6 1
  Hagist 1 8 6 6 4   McGregor 6 8 6
  Fujikura 6 6 4 2   Hagist 6 2 2 6
4   McGregor 6 6 6 4   McGregor 3 6 6 8
  Martin 2 2 4

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3   Larsen 6 6 6
  Lewyn 1 2 1 3   Larsen 6 6 6
  Anthony 4 6 6 6   Anthony 2 0 4
  Reed 6 0 2 3 3   Larsen 6 6 6
  Golden 6 6 6   Golden 2 3 4
  Wood 2 0 3   Golden 6 6 6
  Macken 6 7 6   Macken 3 3 3
  Fine 2 5 3 3   Larsen 6 3 6 3 7
  Richardson 6 6 6   Richardson 4 6 1 6 5
  Reed 2 3 1   Richardson 5 7 6 3 10
  Huebner 6 9 6   Huebner 7 5 4 6 8
  Hobbs 3 7 2   Richardson 2 7 6 6
  Willner 4 6 6 6   Tuero 6 5 3 2
  Freedman 6 3 3 1   Willner 6 1 2 5
  Tuero 8 6 6 11   Tuero 4 6 6 7
14   Kumamaru 6 8 4 9

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11   Mulloy 6 6 8
  Tully 4 1 6 11   Mulloy 6 6 6
  Bassford 6 6 6   Bassford 3 2 2
  Slobin 2 1 4 11   Mulloy 6 6 6
  Cain   Van Rensselaer 4 1 3
  Herren w/o   Cain w/o
  Van Rensselaer 6 6 6   Van Rensselaer
  Hetzeck 1 2 3 11   Mulloy 4 6 6 6
  Cochell 6 6 6   Cochell 6 2 1 2
  Molinari 3 2 1   Cochell 6 6 3 6
  Buse 7 6 6   Buse 4 4 6 4
  Rogers 5 3 3   Cochell 3 6 6 8
  Rumbough 3 6 6 6 8   Mottram 6 3 3 6
  Bishop 6 3 4 4   Rumbough 4 3 4
8   Mottram 6 6 6 6 8   Mottram 6 6 6
  Steele, Jr. 1 8 2 3

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   Trabert 6 6 6
  Clothier 2 0 0 5   Trabert 6 6 6
  Mateer 6 7 14   Mateer 2 2 0
  Squires 4 5 12 5   Trabert 6 6 7
  Geller 6 6 6   Geller 3 4 5
  Schreiber 2 2 2   Geller 9 7 5 6
  Kerr 7 5 7 4
5   Trabert 6 6 6 6
  Rochon 3 8 1 1
  Olmedo 0 0 1
  Rochon 6 6 6
  Rochon 8 8 6 4 7
12   Candy 6 10 4 6 5
  Ganzenmuller 0 2 2
12   Candy 6 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
9   Talbert 6 6 6
  Paton 0 0 2
9   Talbert 6 6 6
  Nakano 2 1 1
  Nakano 6 0 5 6 6
  Buse 4 6 7 4 2
9   Talbert 1 1 5
2   Sedgman 6 6 7
  Ball 1 8 6 9
  Boys 6 6 0 7
  Ball 4 0 2
2   Sedgman 6 6 6
  Bogley 0 4 2
2   Sedgman 6 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 460. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Talbert, Bill (1967). Tennis Observed – The USLTA Men's Singles Champions, 1881-1966,. Barre: Barre Publishers. p. 126. OCLC 172306.

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