1957 Australian Championships – Men's Singles

Second-seeded Ashley Cooper defeated Neale Fraser 6–3, 9–11, 6–4, 6–2 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1957 Australian Championships.

Men's Singles
1957 Australian Championships
ChampionAustralia Ashley Cooper
Runner-upAustralia Neale Fraser
Final score6–3, 9–11, 6–4, 6–2
Details
Draw32
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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SeedsEdit

The seeded players are listed below. Ashley Cooper is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated. It was a difficult championship for everyone involved, widely regarded as one of the championships in all Australian history.

  1.   Lew Hoad (Semifinalist)
  2.   Ashley Cooper (Champion)
  3.   Neale Fraser (Finalist)
  4.   Mal Anderson (Semifinalist)
  5.   Nicola Pietrangeli (Quarterfinalist)
  6.   Mike Davies (Second round)
  7.   Warren Woodcock (Quarterfinalist)
  8.   Bob Howe (Second round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                     
1   Lew Hoad 4 3 6 6 6
  Michael Green 6 6 2 3 3
1   Lew Hoad 5 6 1 4
3   Neale Fraser 7 3 6 6
3   Neale Fraser 6 6 6
  Graham Lovett 0 1 0
3   Neale Fraser 3 11 4 2
2   Ashley Cooper 6 9 6 6
5   Nicola Pietrangeli 7 7 2
4   Mal Anderson 9 9 6
4   Mal Anderson 4 7 4
2   Ashley Cooper 6 9 6
7   Warren Woodcock 2 6 1 4
2   Ashley Cooper 6 3 6 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1   Hoad 7 6 6
  Hearnden 5 1 4 1   Hoad 6 6 6
  Gibson 6 6 6   Gibson 3 4 0
  Maggi 3 3 1 1   Hoad 4 3 6 6 6
8   Howe 6 6 7   Green 6 6 2 3 3
  Laver 0 3 5 8   Howe 4 2 4
  Green 8 6 6   Green 6 6 6
  Gerrard 6 2 2 1   Hoad 5 6 1 4
3   Fraser 6 6 6 3   Fraser 7 3 6 6
  Stewart 3 4 3 3   Fraser 7 6 6 6
  Tobin 7 6 3 6   Tobin 9 1 0 2
  Newman 5 0 6 2 3   Fraser 6 6 6
6   Davies 3 6 6 6   Lovett 0 1 0
  Pearce 6 3 2 2 6   Davies 6 6 4 4
  Lovett 6 2 6 7   Lovett 1 8 6 6
  Shepherd 4 6 2 5

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
  Mark 4 6 6 6
  Bowman 6 4 2 3   Mark 9 6 4 1
5   Pietrangeli 4 6 6 8 5   Pietrangeli 11 3 6 6
  Napier 6 3 4 6 5   Pietrangeli 7 7 2
  Franks 4   Anderson 9 9 6
  Gulley w/o   Franks 3 2 0
4   Anderson 6 10 6 4   Anderson 6 6 6
  O'Kane 1 8 1 4   Anderson 4 7 4
  Knight 6 6 6 2   Cooper 6 9 6
  Jacques 0 3 2   Knight 6 2 4 2
7   Woodcock 6 7 1 6 7   Woodcock 3 6 6 6
  Yates 2 5 6 2 7   Woodcock 2 6 1 4
  Phillips-Moore 6 5 6 6 2   Cooper 6 3 6 6
  Hallam 2 7 0 1   Phillips-Moore 3 2 8
2   Cooper 6 6 6 2   Cooper 6 6 10
  Kendall 0 0 3

External linksEdit

  • [1] Source for the draw at australianopen.com
Preceded by
1956 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slam men's singles Succeeded by
1957 French Championships