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
Edition74th
CategoryGrand Slam (ILTF)
SurfaceGrass
LocationChestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Forest Hills, Queens, New York City
United States
VenueLongwood Cricket Club
West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's singles
United States Vic Seixas
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 →

FinalsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

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

Women's singlesEdit

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

Men's doublesEdit

  Vic Seixas /   Tony Trabert defeated   Lew Hoad /   Ken Rosewall 3–6, 6–4, 8–6, 6–3 [1]

Women's doublesEdit

  Shirley Fry /   Doris Hart defeated   Louise Brough /   Margaret Osborne duPont 6–4, 6–4 [2]

Mixed doublesEdit

  Doris Hart /   Vic Seixas defeated   Margaret Osborne duPont /   Ken Rosewall 4–6, 6–1, 6–1 [3]

ReferencesEdit

  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

External linksEdit

Preceded by Grand Slams Succeeded by