1960 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

Fourth-seeded Darlene Hard defeated first-seeded Maria Bueno 6–4, 10–12, 6–4 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1960 U.S. National Championships. The tournament was played on outdoor grass courts and held from September 2 through September 17, 1960 at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, Queens, New York.[1]

Women's Singles
1960 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Darlene Hard
Runner-upBrazil Maria Bueno
Final score6–4, 10–12, 6–4
Details
Draw64
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1959 · U.S. National Championships · 1961 →

The draw consisted of 64 players of which eight were seeded.

SeedsEdit

The seeded players are listed below. Darlene Hard is the champion; others show in brackets the round in which they were eliminated.

  1.   Maria Bueno (Finalist)
  2.   Ann Haydon (Quarterfinalist)
  3.   Christine Truman (Semifinalist)
  4.   Darlene Hard (Champion)
  5.   Karen Hantze (Third round)
  6.   Jan Lehane (Quarterfinalist)
  7.   Bernice Vukovich (Quarterfinalist)
  8.   Nancy Richey (Quarterfinalist)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

Final EightEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Maria Bueno 6 6
8   Nancy Richey 2 4
1   Maria Bueno 6 9
3   Christine Truman 3 7
3   Christine Truman 6 6
7   Bernice Vukovich 3 3
1   Maria Bueno 4 12 4
4   Darlene Hard 6 10 6
2   Ann Haydon 6 2 7
  Donna Floyd 3 6 9
  Donna Floyd 1 5
4   Darlene Hard 6 7
4   Darlene Hard 6 6
6   Jan Lehane 2 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). New York City: New Chapter Press. p. 472. ISBN 978-0942257700. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)