1958 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

Ashley Cooper defeated Neale Fraser in the final, 3–6, 6–3, 6–4, 13–11 to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1958 Wimbledon Championships.[1] Cooper had to play 332 games to win the title, the most of any male champion in the history of the tournament.[2] Lew Hoad was the defending champion, but was ineligible to compete after turning professional.

Men's Singles
1958 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionAustralia Ashley Cooper
Runner-upAustralia Neale Fraser
Final score3–6, 6–3, 6–4, 13–11
Details
Draw128 (10Q)
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1957 · Wimbledon Championships · 1959 →

SeedsEdit

01.     Ashley Cooper (Champion)
02.     Mal Anderson (Quarterfinals)
03.     Mervyn Rose (Semifinals)
04.     Neale Fraser (Final)
05.     Luis Ayala (Third round)
06.     Kurt Nielsen (Semifinals)
07.     Sven Davidson (Quarterfinals)
08.     Barry MacKay (Quarterfinals)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
2   Mal Anderson 2 3 3
6   Kurt Nielsen 6 6 6
6   Kurt Nielsen 4 4 19 4
4   Neale Fraser 6 6 17 6
4   Neale Fraser 6 6 6 3 8
7   Sven Davidson 4 8 2 6 6
4   Neale Fraser 6 3 4 11
1   Ashley Cooper 3 6 6 13
8   Barry MacKay 2 4 4
3   Mervyn Rose 6 6 6
3   Mervyn Rose 9 2 2 3
1   Ashley Cooper 7 6 6 6
  Bobby Wilson 4 2 6 6 5
1   Ashley Cooper 6 6 3 4 7

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
2   Mal Anderson 6 6 7
  Premjit Lall 4 4 5 2   M Anderson 6 6 6
  Howard Walton 4 3 3   A Gimeno 4 4 4
  Andrés Gimeno 6 6 6 2   M Anderson 3 6 6 6
  John Barrett 6 7 6   J Barrett 6 0 2 3
  Bob Hull 1 5 2   J Barrett 6 6 5 6
  Paul Hearnden 6 6 6 6   P Hearnden 3 1 7 3
  Gene Scott 8 0 2 4 2   M Anderson 6 10 6
  Erwin Balestra 0 2 2   J Drobný 3 8 2
  Rod Laver 6 6 6   R Laver 4 6 12 6
  Nick Carter 6 4 6 6   C Carter 6 3 10 4
  Reg Bennett 3 6 4 0   R Laver 1 1 4
  Andrzej Licis 3 6 6 3 6   J Drobný 6 6 6
  Jimmy Tattersall 6 2 3 6 2   A Licis 4 6 4
  Robert Haillet 6 3 6 3 2   J Drobný 6 8 6
  Jaroslav Drobný 2 6 3 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6   Kurt Nielsen 6 6 6
  Hans van de Weg 2 4 0 6   K Nielsen 6 6 6 8 6
  Geoff Ward 6 6 6   G Ward 8 4 4 10 2
  Patricio Rodríguez 4 3 4 6   K Nielsen 6 6 6
  David Gunson 6 13 2 3   I Panajotović 1 4 2
  Ilija Panajotović 4 15 6 6   I Panajotović 8 4 6 6 7
  Akhtar Ali 6 8 6   A Ali 6 6 8 3 5
  Tony Clayton 1 6 4 6   K Nielsen 6 15 6
  Jacques Brichant 6 7 6   U Schmidt 4 13 4
  Eduardo Argon 2 5 3   J Brichant 6 8 2 5 6
  Mike Davies 6 4 6 6   M Davies 3 6 6 7 1
  Antonio Palafox 2 6 2 2   J Brichant 6 3 5 6 5
  Bertie Gaertner 2 8 6 8   U Schmidt 3 6 7 4 7
  Orlando Sirola 6 10 3 10   O Sirola 9 3 6 6 5
  Ulf Schmidt 1 6 6 6   U Schmidt 11 6 1 2 7
  Gilbert Shea 6 4 2 4

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   Neale Fraser 6 6 6
  Vladimir Petrović 3 1 0 4   N Fraser 6 6 6
  Franz Hainka 2 2 1   FC Mei 1 1 1
  Mei Fu Chi 6 6 6 4   N Fraser 6 6 6
  John Ward 5 4 4   A Maggi 0 4 3
  Peter Scholl 7 6 6   P Scholl 2 4 2
Q   Eddie Ford 6 3 4 7 5   A Maggi 6 6 6
  Antonio Maggi 1 6 6 5 7 4   N Fraser 6 6 6
  Don Candy 7 5 13 6 12   P Darmon 4 3 3
  Billy Knight 5 7 15 3 10   D Candy 6 10 6
  Malcolm Fox 2 11 6 6   M Fox 4 8 4
Q   Wayne Van Voorhees 6 9 0 1   D Candy w/o
  Ernesto Aguirre 1 1 4   P Darmon
  Pierre Darmon 6 6 6   P Darmon 3 6 6 6
  Reynaldo Garrido 6 7 2 6   R Garrido 6 2 1 2
  Norman Kitovitz 3 5 6 4

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   Sven Davidson 6 7 6
  Jean-Noël Grinda 1 5 3 7   S Davidson 6 10 8
Q   Roy Stilwell 3 0 3   F Contreras 2 8 6
  Pancho Contreras 6 6 6 7   S Davidson 6 3 6 6
  Graeme Stewart 5 4 2   I Pimentel 3 6 1 4
  Isaías Pimentel 7 6 6   I Pimentel 7 8 10 6
  Ivo Ribeiro 1 8 2 Q   N Kumar 9 6 8 3
  Naresh Kumar 6 10 6 7   S Davidson 6 2 4 9 6
  Bob Perry 6 6 3 8   J Patty 4 6 6 7 4
  Lew Gerrard 4 1 6 6   R Perry 4 3 6 6 4
  Budge Patty 6 6 6   J Patty 6 6 3 4 6
  Allan Kendall 3 3 4   J Patty 4 7 6 6
  Warren Woodcock 3 6 11 6 8   T Ulrich 6 5 1 2
  Tony Pickard 6 2 13 1 6   W Woodcock 4 1 2
  Torben Ulrich 6 6 6   T Ulrich 6 6 6
  Alberto Arilla 1 1 2

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Mario Llamas 6 7 2
  Ivor Warwick 8 9 6   I Warwick 1 12 0
  John Cranston 3 4 6 3   R Krishnan 6 14 6
  Ramanathan Krishnan 6 6 1 6   R Krishnan 8 6 6
  Jean-Claude Molinari 8 6 6   J-C Molinari 6 1 0
  Orlando Garrido 6 3 2   J-C Molinari 6 6 6
  Peter Newman 2 2 1   R Becker 3 3 4
  Roger Becker 6 6 6   R Krishnan 3 9 2
  Derek Collins 1 1 2 8   B MacKay 6 11 6
  Bob Mark 6 6 6   R Mark 15 0 8 6
  Mike Sangster 4 4 6 6 Q   G Grant 13 6 6 2
Q   Greg Grant 6 6 4 8   R Mark 6 8 4 4
  István Gulyás w/o 8   B MacKay 4 10 6 6
  Eric Bulmer   E Bulmer 1 7 2
  Emilio Martínez 6 2 2 1 8   B MacKay 6 9 6
8   Barry MacKay 4 6 6 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Søren Højberg 1 2 6 1
Q   Barry Kearney 6 6 3 6 Q   B Kearney 5 1 4
  Mike Green 4 6 3 6 6   M Green 7 6 6
  Alberto Lazzarino 6 2 6 1 2   M Green 6 4 4 2
  Gardnar Mulloy 6 6 4 6   G Mulloy 3 6 6 6
  Andrés Hammersley 2 2 6 3   G Mulloy 6 6 6
  John Hurry 6 6 6   J Hurry 2 4 3
  Colin Baxter 1 2 3   G Mulloy 2 3 1
  Gerry Oakley 6 6 4 2 6 3   M Rose 6 6 6
  Ronnie Barnes 3 3 6 6 8   R Barnes 7 9 2 6
Q   Oliver Prenn 6 6 9 Q   O Prenn 5 7 6 4
  Joe Hackett 4 2 7   R Barnes 3 7 4
  Jack Frost 7 8 6 3   M Rose 6 9 6
  Pat O'Kane 5 6 2   J Frost 4 8 4
  Władysław Skonecki 3 4 1 3   M Rose 6 10 6
3   Mervyn Rose 6 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Pieter van Eijsden 5 5 2
  Wayne Reid 7 7 6   W Reid 5 0 5
  Bobby Wilson 6 6 6   R Wilson 7 6 7
  Wilhelm Bungert 0 3 2   R Wilson 8 6 6
  Peter Nicholls 3 4 2   M Hann 6 4 0
  William Quillian 6 6 6   W Quillian 9 6 3 4
  Michael Hann 6 6 5 6   M Hann 11 1 6 6
Q   Bob Dabbs 3 1 7 3   R Wilson 11 6 6
  István Sikorszki 4 6 1 4   N Pietrangeli 9 2 2
  Geoffrey Paish 6 3 6 6   G Paish 2 0 6 6 3
  Antal Jancsó 8 4 8   N Pietrangeli 6 6 4 4 6
  Nicola Pietrangeli 10 6 10   N Pietrangeli 6 6 6
Q   Butch Buchholz 6 6 6 5   L Ayala 4 4 3
  Carlos Fernandes 4 4 3 Q   E Buchholz 4 6 6
  Kamilo Keretić 3 1 3 5   L Ayala 6 8 8
5   Luis Ayala 6 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Paul Rémy 6 3 6 2 5
  Alan Mills 4 6 1 6 7   A Mills 10 5 9 4 1
  Warren Jacques 8 6 6   W Jacques 8 7 7 6 6
  Narendra Nath 6 4 4   W Jacques 3 1 4
  William Alvarez 6 10 6   A Segal 6 6 6
  Manuel Santana 3 8 3   W Alvarez 4 1 2
  Jan-Erik Lundqvist 6 6 3 2 3   A Segal 6 6 6
  Abe Segal 3 3 6 6 6   A Segal 11 3 6 12
  Tim Cawthorn 2 1 2 1   A Cooper 13 6 3 14
  Bob Howe 6 6 6   R Howe 2 6 5 6
Q   Peter Wooller 6 1 6 5   J Ulrich 6 4 7 8
  Jørgen Ulrich 8 6 4 7   J Ulrich 7 2 6 3
  Franz Saiko 6 6 6 1   A Cooper 9 6 3 6
Q   Arcot Udaykumar 3 4 2   F Saiko 3 4 1
  Geoffrey Owen 8 6 4 1 1   A Cooper 6 6 6
1   Ashley Cooper 10 3 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.
  2. ^ Paul Newman (20 September 2016). "From the archive: Ashley Cooper, Wimbledon's original marathon man". www.wimbledon.com. AELTC.

External linksEdit

  • [1] Source for the draw at Wimbledon.com