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1957 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

1957 US Tennis Championships

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1957 U.S. National Championships
Date30 August – 8 September
Edition77th
CategoryGrand Slam (ILTF)
SurfaceGrass
LocationChestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Forest Hills, Queens, New York City
United States
VenueLongwood Cricket Club
West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Malcolm Anderson
Women's Singles
Althea Gibson
Men's Doubles
Ashley Cooper / Neale Fraser
Women's Doubles
Louise Brough / Margaret Osborne
Mixed Doubles
Althea Gibson / Kurt Nielsen
← 1956 · U.S. National Championships · 1958 →

The 1957 U.S. National Championships (now known as the US Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor grass courts at the West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills in New York City, United States. The tournament ran from 30 August until 8 September. It was the 77th staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.

1957 U.S. National Championships (tennis) Intro articles: 3

Finals

Men's Singles

Malcolm Anderson (AUS) defeated Ashley Cooper (AUS) 10–8, 7–5, 6–4

Women's Singles

Althea Gibson (USA) defeated Louise Brough (USA) 6–3, 6–2

Men's doubles

Ashley Cooper (AUS) / Neale Fraser (AUS) defeated Gardnar Mulloy (USA) / Budge Patty (USA) 4–6, 6–3, 9–7, 6–3 [1]

Women's doubles

Louise Brough (USA) / Margaret Osborne duPont (USA) defeated Althea Gibson (USA) / Darlene Hard (USA) 6–2, 7–5 [2]

Mixed doubles

Althea Gibson (USA) / Kurt Nielsen (DEN) defeated Darlene Hard (USA) / Bob Howe (AUS) 6–3, 9–7 [3]

1957 U.S. National Championships (tennis) Finals articles: 15

References

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 477. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Collins, p. 480
  3. ^ Collins, p. 482

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Preceded by
1957 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1958 Australian Championships