1960 Australian Championships – Men's Singles

Third-seeded Rod Laver defeated Neale Fraser 5–7, 3–6, 6–3, 8–6, 8–6 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1960 Australian Championships.

Men's Singles
1960 Australian Championships
ChampionAustralia Rod Laver
Runner-upAustralia Neale Fraser
Final score5–7, 3–6, 6–3, 8–6, 8–6
Details
Draw32
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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SeedsEdit

The seeded players are listed below. Rod Laver is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1.   Neale Fraser (Finalist)
  2.   Roy Emerson (Semifinalist)
  3.   Rod Laver (Champion)
  4.   Bob Mark (Quarterfinalist)
  5.   Martin Mulligan (Quarterfinalist)
  6.   Bob Hewitt (Semifinalist)
  7.   Bob Howe (Second round)
  8.   Trevor Fancutt (Second round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                     
1   Neale Fraser 4 7 6 6 6
  John Pearce 6 5 3 8 2
1   Neale Fraser 8 6 11
6   Bob Hewitt 6 4 9
4   Bob Mark 10 2 1
6   Bob Hewitt 12 6 6
1   Neale Fraser 7 6 3 6 6
3   Rod Laver 5 3 6 8 8
  Ken Fletcher 3 6 6 4
3   Rod Laver 6 8 4 6
3   Rod Laver 4 6 9 3 7
2   Roy Emerson 6 1 7 6 5
5   Martin Mulligan 4 1
2   Roy Emerson 6 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1   Fraser 6 6 6
  Knox 2 2 0 1   Fraser 6 6 6
  Hughes 8 2 6 6 6   Hughes 2 2 2
  Stolle 10 6 4 2 3 1   Fraser 4 7 6 6 6
8   Fancutt 3 6 6 4 6   Pearce 6 5 3 8 2
  Shapter 6 1 2 6 3 8   Fancutt 2 3 2
  Pearce 6 6 6   Pearce 6 6 6
  Moore 2 2 0 1   Fraser 8 6 11
4   Mark 6 6 6 6   Hewitt 6 4 9
  Newcombe 1 2 2 4   Mark 6 6 6
  Tobin 7 6 3 4 6   Tobin 2 2 1
  Gibson 5 1 6 6 4 4   Mark 12 6 6
6   Hewitt 4 6 6 6 6   Hewitt 10 2 1
  McPherson 6 4 2 2 6   Hewitt 6 2 8 6
  Gorman 6 3 6 9   Gorman 4 6 6 1
  Pares 4 6 3 7

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
  Fletcher 6 6 3 6 6
  Lane 8 3 6 3 1   Fletcher 6 7 6
7   Howe 6 6 6 7   Howe 2 5 0
  Graham-Jones 1 4 3   Fletcher 3 6 6 4
  Jacques 6 5 6 6 3   Laver 6 8 4 6
  Baulch 1 7 0 1   Jacques 9 3 3
3   Laver 6 6 6 3   Laver 11 6 6
  Stubs 2 0 1 3   Laver 4 6 9 3 7
  Shepherd 8 6 3 6 6 2   Emerson 6 1 7 6 5
  Fraser 10 0 6 1 3   Shepherd 5 6 5 6 8
5   Mulligan 6 6 6 5   Mulligan 7 3 7 2 10
  Patterson 0 0 0 5   Mulligan 4 1
  Coghlan 6 6 6 2   Emerson 6 6
  Pearson 4 4 4   Coghlan 0 3 3
2   Emerson 6 6 6 2   Emerson 6 6 6
  O'Brien 2 2 2

External linksEdit

  • [1] Source for the draw at australianopen.com
Preceded by
1959 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slam men's singles Succeeded by
1960 French Championships