1952 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

The 1952 U.S. National Championships (now known as the US Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor grass courts at the West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills in New York City, United States. The tournament ran from 29 August until 8 September. It was the 72nd staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.

1952 U.S. National Championships
Date29 August – 8 September
CategoryGrand Slam (ILTF)
LocationChestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Forest Hills, Queens, New York City
United States
VenueLongwood Cricket Club
West Side Tennis Club
Men's Singles
Australia Frank Sedgman
Women's Singles
United States Maureen Connolly
Men's Doubles
Australia Mervyn Rose / United States Vic Seixas
Women's Doubles
United States Shirley Fry / United States Doris Hart
Mixed Doubles
United States Doris Hart / Australia Frank Sedgman
← 1951 · U.S. National Championships · 1953 →


Men's SinglesEdit

  Frank Sedgman defeated   Gardnar Mulloy 6–1, 6–2, 6–3

Women's SinglesEdit

  Maureen Connolly defeated   Doris Hart 6–3, 7–5

Men's doublesEdit

  Mervyn Rose /   Vic Seixas defeated   Ken McGregor /   Frank Sedgman 3–6, 10–8, 10–8, 6–8, 8–6 [1]

Women's doublesEdit

  Shirley Fry /   Doris Hart defeated   Louise Brough /   Maureen Connolly 10–8, 6–4 [2]

Mixed doublesEdit

  Doris Hart /   Frank Sedgman defeated   Thelma Coyne Long /   Lew Hoad 6–3, 7–5 [3]


  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 477. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Collins, p. 480
  3. ^ Collins, p. 482

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Preceded by
1952 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1953 Australian Championships