1958 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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The 1958 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 7 September. It was the 78th staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.

1958 U.S. National Championships
Date29 August – 7 September
Edition78th
CategoryGrand Slam (ILTF)
SurfaceGrass
LocationForest Hills, Queens
New York City, United States
VenueWest Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Ashley Cooper
Women's Singles
United States Althea Gibson
Men's Doubles
United States Alex Olmedo / United States Ham Richardson
Women's Doubles
United States Jeanne Arth / United States Darlene Hard
Mixed Doubles
United States Margaret Osborne / Australia Neale Fraser
← 1957 · U.S. National Championships · 1959 →

FinalsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Ashley Cooper defeated   Malcolm Anderson 6–2, 3–6, 4–6, 10–8, 8–6

Women's SinglesEdit

  Althea Gibson defeated   Darlene Hard 3–6, 6–1, 6–2

Men's doublesEdit

  Alex Olmedo (USA) /   Ham Richardson (USA) defeated   Sam Giammalva (USA) /   Barry MacKay (USA) 3–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–4 [1]

Women's doublesEdit

  Jeanne Arth (USA) /   Darlene Hard (USA) defeated   Althea Gibson (USA) /   Maria Bueno (BRA) 2–6, 6–3, 6–4 [2]

Mixed doublesEdit

  Margaret Osborne (USA) /   Neale Fraser (AUS) defeated   Maria Bueno (BRA) /   Alex Olmedo (USA) 6–4, 3–6, 9–7 [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

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