1951 Australian Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1951 Australian Championships
Champion United States Dick Savitt
Runner-up Australia Ken McGregor
Final score 6–3, 2–6, 6–3, 6–1
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1950 · Australian Championships · 1952 →

Dick Savitt defeated Ken McGregor 6–3, 2–6, 6–3, 6–1 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1951 Australian Championships.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Australia Frank Sedgman (Semifinalist)
  2. United States Arthur Larsen (Semifinalist)
  3. Australia Ken McGregor (Finalist)
  4. United States Dick Savitt (Champion)
  5. n/a
  6. Australia John Bromwich (Quarterfinalist)
  7. Australia Bill Sidwell (Second round)
  8. Australia George Worthington (Quarterfinalist)
  9. Australia Adrian Quist (Quarterfinalist)
  10. Australia Don Candy (Second round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
1 Australia Frank Sedgman 6 7 6
8 Australia George Worthington 2 5 0
1 Australia Frank Sedgman 6 5 6 3 4
4 United States Dick Savitt 2 7 1 6 6
6 Australia John Bromwich 4 3 1
4 United States Dick Savitt 6 6 6
4 United States Dick Savitt 6 2 6 6
3 Australia Ken McGregor 3 6 3 1
3 Australia Ken McGregor 8 6 7
9 Australia Adrian Quist 6 2 5
3 Australia Ken McGregor 11 6 5 6
2 United States Arthur Larsen 9 2 7 1
7 Australia Mervyn Rose 2 6 7 4 2
2 United States Arthur Larsen 6 3 5 6 6

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 Australia Sedgman 8 6 6
Australia Mehaffey 6 1 1 1 Australia Sedgman 6 6 6
Australia Hoad 6 6 6 Australia Hoad 3 4 4
New Zealand McKenzie 3 0 0 1 Australia Sedgman 6 7 6
8 Australia Worthington 6 6 6 8 Australia Worthington 2 5 0
Australia Rocavert 2 4 4 8 Australia Worthington 6 3 6 7
New Zealand Barry 6 6 11 New Zealand Barry 4 6 1 5
Australia Rosewall 3 4 9 1 Australia Sedgman 6 5 6 3 4
6 Australia Bromwich 6 6 6 4 United States Savitt 2 7 1 6 6
Australia Stewart 3 0 0 6 Australia Bromwich 0 6 6 6
Australia Hartwig 6 11 7 Australia Hartwig 6 3 2 1
Australia Crawford 4 9 5 6 Australia Bromwich 6 6 6
10 Australia Candy 6 7 4 7 4 United States Savitt 4 3 1
Australia O'Brien 3 5 6 5 10 Australia Candy 1 3 11 0
4 United States Savitt 6 6 6 4 United States Savitt 6 6 9 6
Australia Green 3 1 3

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
3 Australia McGregor 5 6 6 7
Australia McCarthy 7 4 3 5 3 Australia McGregor 8 6 6
Australia Wilderspin 4 6 6 6 Australia Wilderspin 6 1 1
New Zealand Robson 6 1 3 3 3 Australia McGregor 8 6 7
9 Australia Quist 6 6 6 9 Australia Quist 6 2 5
Australia Brophy 3 2 2 9 Australia Quist 6 6 6
Australia Gilchrist 3 7 6 6 Australia Gilchrist 3 3 3
Australia Strohfeldt 6 5 4 4 3 Australia McGregor 11 6 5 6
7 Australia Rose 6 6 6 2 United States Larsen 9 2 7 1
Australia Way 0 0 3 7 Australia Rose 6 2 6 6
Australia Hopman 7 6 6 Australia Hopman 1 6 2 4
Australia Ayre 5 2 3 7 Australia Rose 6 3 5 6 6
7 Australia Sidwell 6 6 6 2 United States Larsen 2 6 7 4 2
New Zealand Otway 0 2 1 7 Australia Sidwell 7 2 4 6 1
2 United States Larsen 6 6 6 2 United States Larsen 5 6 6 3 6
Australia Alle 1 1 3

External links[edit]

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