1954 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

The 1954 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 28 August until 6 September. It was the 74th staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.

1954 U.S. National Championships
Date28 August – 6 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
United States Vic Seixas[1]
Women's singles
United States Doris Hart
Men's doubles
United States Vic Seixas / United States Tony Trabert
Women's doubles
United States Shirley Fry / United States Doris Hart
Mixed doubles
United States Doris Hart / United States Vic Seixas
← 1953 · U.S. National Championships · 1955 →

Finals edit

Men's singles edit

  Vic Seixas defeated   Rex Hartwig 3–6, 6–2, 6–4, 6–4

Women's singles edit

  Doris Hart defeated   Louise Brough 6–8, 6–1, 8–6

Men's doubles edit

  Vic Seixas /   Tony Trabert defeated   Lew Hoad /   Ken Rosewall 3–6, 6–4, 8–6, 6–3 [2]

Women's doubles edit

  Shirley Fry /   Doris Hart defeated   Louise Brough /   Margaret Osborne duPont 6–4, 6–4 [3]

Mixed doubles edit

  Doris Hart /   Vic Seixas defeated   Margaret Osborne duPont /   Ken Rosewall 4–6, 6–1, 6–1 [4]

References edit

  1. ^ "1954 US Open – Men's singles draw". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 477. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  3. ^ Collins, p. 480
  4. ^ Collins, p. 482

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