1958 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

First-seeded Althea Gibson defeated Darlene Hard 3–6, 6–1, 6–2 in the final to win the women's singles tennis title at the 1958 U.S. National Championships.[1]

Women's Singles
1958 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Althea Gibson
Runner-upUnited States Darlene Hard[1]
Final score3–6, 6–1, 6–2
Details
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1957 · U.S. National Championships · 1959 →

SeedsEdit

The seeded players are listed below. Althea Gibson is the champion; others show in brackets the round in which they were eliminated.[2]

  1.   Althea Gibson (Champion)
  2.   Dorothy Knode (Quarterfinalist)
  3.   Ann Haydon (Third round)
  4.   Maria Bueno (Quarterfinalist)
  5.   Janet Hopps (First round)
  6.   Sally Moore (Quarterfinalist)
  7.   Christine Truman (Quarterfinalist)
  8.   Beverly Baker Fleitz (Semifinalist)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

Final EightEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Althea Gibson 11 6
7   Christine Truman 9 1
1   Althea Gibson 6 6
8   Beverly Baker Fleitz 4 2
4   Maria Bueno 1 2
8   Beverly Baker Fleitz 6 6
1   Althea Gibson 3 6 6
  Darlene Hard 6 1 2
4   Dorothy Knode 3 2
  Jeanne Arth 6 6
  Jeanne Arth 5 2
4   Darlene Hard 7 6
4   Darlene Hard 6 6
6   Sally Moore 4 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 471. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ "Aussie Tennismen Head Seedings for National Singles". The Terre Haute Star. AP. August 27, 1958. p. 12.