1955 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

Tony Trabert defeated Ken Rosewall 9–7, 6–3, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1955 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Men's Singles
1955 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Tony Trabert[1]
Runner-upAustralia Ken Rosewall[1]
Final score9–7, 6–3, 6–3
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1954 · U.S. National Championships · 1956 →

SeedsEdit

The tournament used two lists of eight players for seeding the men's singles event; one for U.S. players and one for foreign players. Tony Trabert is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.[2]

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

Final EightEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                     
4   Lew Hoad 6 6 5 6
  Sam Giammalva 3 2 7 3
4   Lew Hoad 4 2 1
1   Tony Trabert 6 6 6
15   Herbie Flam 2 3 4
1   Tony Trabert 6 6 6
1   Tony Trabert 9 6 6
2   Ken Rosewall 7 3 3
2   Ken Rosewall 6 9 2 6
5   Ham Richardson 4 7 6 3
2   Ken Rosewall 6 6 7
3   Vic Seixas 4 4 5
13   Tut Bartzen 3 1 11
3   Vic Seixas 6 6 13

Earlier RoundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   Hoad 6 6 6
  Pharr 2 3 4
4   Hoad 6 6 6
  Barker 9 6 6 1   Bédard 4 4 4
  Beale 11 2 8 6   Beale 5 6 3 4
  Dodson 6 1 4 6 1   Bédard 7 4 6 6
  Bédard 3 6 6 2 6 4   Hoad 6 6 6
  Moreira w/o 11   Larsen 2 4 2
  Kupferburger   Kupferburger 6 7 6
  Rose 0 5 2   Main 2 5 4
  Main 6 7 6   Kupferburger 3 3 6 3
  Meyer 7 3 6 2 11   Larsen 6 6 4 6
  Barclay 9 6 4 6   Barclay 5 2 6
  Van Rensselaer 6 4 5 11   Larsen 7 6 8
11   Larsen 8 6 7

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Freeman 1 0 0
16   Kamo 6 6 6 16   Kamo 6 13 6 6 6
  Fontana 4 2 4   Anderson 8 11 4 8 8
  Anderson 6 6 6   Anderson 4 2 6 4
  Schaffer 2 1 2   Giammalva 6 6 1 6
  Giammalva 6 6 6   Giammalva 6 6 6
  Merlo 1 4 1   Wilson 4 4 3
  Wilson 6 6 6   Giammalva 6 6 2 6
  Ryland 1 3 3   Schwartz 3 2 6 4
  Perry 6 6 6   Perry 6 6 6
  Freedman 3 2 5   Harum 2 4 4
  Harum 6 6 7   Perry 3 5 6
  Bunis 2 2 4   Schwartz 6 7 8
  Schwartz 6 6 6   Schwartz 1 6 8 6
7   Shea 4 6 6 5 2   Golden 6 3 6 3
  Golden 6 3 3 7 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Hajjar 1 1 3
8   Hartwig 6 6 6 8   Hartwig 7 6 2 15
  Kerdasha 2 7 4   Stewart 5 4 6 13
  Stewart 6 9 6 8   Hartwig 6 6 6
  Steele, Jr. 6 1 4 6 2   Geller 2 3 3
  Geller 0 6 6 4 6   Geller 7 6 6 6
  Garcia 6 1 1   Gori 5 2 8 4
  Gori 8 6 6 8   Hartwig 4 2 2
  Demas 4 9 0 15   Flam 6 6 6
  Brown 6 11 6   Brown 6 6 3 6
  Neely 3 1 3   Mulloy 3 4 6 4
  Mulloy 6 6 6   Brown 3 6 7 9 7
  Najar 6 2 2 2 15   Flam 6 3 5 11 9
  Davis 4 6 6 6   Davis 0 1 2
  Baumgardner 0 6 6 15   Flam 6 6 6
15   Flam 6 8 8

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Radford 1 4 2
12   Morea 6 6 6 12   Morea 6 6 6
  Brown 6 3 2 2   Andrews 4 2 3
  Andrews 2 6 6 6 12   Morea 1 7 13 6
  Tully 4 3 1   Cooper 6 5 11 3
  Dorfman 6 6 6   Dorfman 2 6 3 4
  Englander 1 2 4   Cooper 6 3 6 6
  Cooper 6 6 6 12   Morea 3 1 3
  Hollander 9 6 7 6 1 1   Trabert 6 6 6
  Ball 11 4 5 8 6   Ball 0 0 1
  Vincent 0 0 3   Morris 6 6 6
  Morris 6 6 6   Morris 4 4 1
  Drobac 3 6 2 1   Trabert 6 6 6
  Miyagi 6 8 6   Miyagi 4 1 1
  Becker 0 4 1 1   Trabert 6 6 6
1   Trabert 6 6 6

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Dell 4 4 4
2   Rosewall 6 6 6 2   Rosewall 7 6 6
  Holmberg 6 8 6 6 3   Willner 5 3 2
  Willner 4 6 8 8 6 2   Rosewall 6 8 6
  Dalrymple 6 3 1 3   Harum 2 6 3
  Harum 4 6 6 6   Harum 6 15 6
  Powless 6 8 4 4   Cranis 1 13 3
  Cranis 8 6 6 6 2   Rosewall 6 6 6
  Garcia 6 2 3 9   Moylan 2 2 3
  Boys 8 6 6   Boys 1 2 1
  Rochon 6 5 6 6 6   Quay 6 6 6
  Quay 1 7 3 8 8   Quay 3 6 5
  Walraven 6 5 1 2 9   Moylan 6 8 7
  Longshore 4 7 6 6   Longshore 1 1 7
  Grant 1 7 1 9   Moylan 6 6 9
9   Moylan 6 9 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Moody 4 4 3
10   Pietrangeli 6 6 6 10   Pietrangeli 6 6 6
  Stuckert 3 6 2   Green 1 4 4
  Green 6 8 6 10   Pietrangeli 13 6 4 4 5
  Quillian 5 8 3 1   Reed 11 4 6 6 7
  Reed 7 6 6 6   Reed 6 6 6
  Thompson 10 6 4   Cohen 3 4 2
  Cohen 12 8 6   Reed 3 4 6 4
  Cullen 4 4 7 3 5   Richardson 6 6 3 6
  Freishtat 6 6 5 6   Freishtat 7 5 6 2
  Sobieraj 3 3 6 8   Coss 9 7 2 6
  Coss 6 6 1 10   Coss 3 2 2
  Dailey 5 5 5 5   Richardson 6 6 6
  Barker 7 7 7   Barker 3 1 1
  Kauder 2 6 11 8 0 5   Richardson 6 6 6
5   Richardson 6 3 9 10 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Pierce 0 0 5
6   Nielsen 6 6 7 6   Nielsen 6 6 4 1 10
  Martin 3 2 12 4   Olmedo 1 2 6 6 8
  Olmedo 6 6 10 6 6   Nielsen 3 6 6 4 6
  Walraven 6 2 3 3   Burrows 6 3 2 6 8
  Platt 4 6 6 6   Platt 3 4 4
  Clothier 3 1 2   Burrows 6 6 6
  Burrows 6 6 6   Burrows 0 1 2
  Hammersley 5 3 7 3 13   Bartzen 6 6 6
  Deyro 7 6 5 6   Deyro 6 6 6
  Chatrier 0 4 6 0   Gaines 2 4 4
  Gaines 6 6 4 6   Deyro 4 1 4
  Hettleman 1 6 5 4 13   Bartzen 6 6 6
  Aguero 6 3 7 6   Aguero 2 1 1
  Henry 1 3 1 13   Bartzen 6 6 6
13   Bartzen 6 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Maccracken 3 3 6 2
14   Fraser 6 6 3 6 14   Fraser 6 7 6 6
  Wickel 6 1 7 0   Falkenburg 3 9 4 4
  Falkenburg 8 6 5 6 14   Fraser 6 6 6
  Jose 1 4 4   Mackay 4 4 2
  Raskind 6 6 6   Raskind 1 4 8 4
  Sorlein 4 5 7   Mackay 6 6 6 6
  Mackay 6 7 9 14   Fraser 5 4 2
  Freeman 1 2 0 3   Seixas 7 6 6
  Mayne 6 6 6   Mayne 6 6 6
  Thieullent 0 3 1   Moss 4 3 2
  Moss 6 6 6   Mayne 2 3 3
3   Seixas 6 6 6
  Barrett 2 2 4
3   Seixas 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. ^ a b Talbert, Bill (1967). Tennis Observed – The USLTA Men's Singles Champions, 1881-1966,. Barre: Barre Publishers. p. 130. OCLC 172306.

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