1959 Australian Championships

The 1959 Australian Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor Grass courts at the Memorial Drive, Adelaide, Australia from 16 January to 26 January. It was the 47th edition of the Australian Championships (now known as the Australian Open), the 12th held in Adelaide, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year.

1959 Australian Championships
Date16 January - 26 January
Edition47th
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceGrass
LocationAdelaide, Australia
VenueMemorial Drive
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Alex Olmedo
Women's Singles
Australia Mary Carter Reitano
Men's Doubles
Australia Rod Laver / Australia Bob Mark
Women's Doubles
South Africa Sandra Reynolds / South Africa Renée Schuurman
Mixed Doubles
South Africa Sandra Reynolds / Australia Bob Mark
← 1958 · Australian Championships · 1960 →

ChampionsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

  Alex Olmedo defeated   Neale Fraser 6–1, 6–2, 3–6, 6–3 [1]

Women's singlesEdit

  Mary Carter Reitano defeated   Renee Schuurman 6–2, 6–3 [2]

Men's doublesEdit

  Rod Laver /   Robert Mark defeated   Don Candy /   Bob Howe 9–7, 6–4, 6–2 [3]

Women's doublesEdit

  Sandra Reynolds /   Renée Schuurman defeated   Lorraine Coghlan /   Mary Reitano 7–5, 6–4 [4]

Mixed doublesEdit

  Sandra Reynolds /   Bob Mark defeated   Renée Schuurman /   Rod Laver 4–6, 13–11, 6–1 [5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1959 Men's Singles". Tennis Australia.
  2. ^ "1959 Women's Singles". Tennis Australia.
  3. ^ "1959 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia.
  4. ^ "1959 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia.
  5. ^ "1959 Mixed Doubles". Tennis Australia.

External linksEdit


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