1953 Australian Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1953 Australian Championships
Champion Australia Ken Rosewall
Runner-up Australia Mervyn Rose
Final score 6–0, 6–3, 6–4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1952 · Australian Championships · 1954 →

Ken Rosewall defeated Mervyn Rose 6–0, 6–3, 6–4 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1953 Australian Championships.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Australia Mervyn Rose (Finalist)
  2. United States Vic Seixas (Semifinalist)
  3. Australia Ken Rosewall (Champion)
  4. Italy Fausto Gardini (Second round)
  5. Australia Lew Hoad (Second round)
  6. United States Ham Richardson (Quarterfinalist)
  7. Australia Geoffrey Brown (Quarterfinalist)
  8. United States Straight Clark (Quarterfinalist)
  9. Australia Don Candy (Second round)
  10. Australia Rex Hartwig (Second round)
  11. Australia Ian Ayre (Semifinalist)
  12. Australia Neale Fraser (Second round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
1 Australia Mervyn Rose 8 6 1 8 7
6 United States Ham Richardson 10 4 6 6 5
1 Australia Mervyn Rose 4 4 6 6 6
11 Australia Ian Ayre 6 6 1 4 4
Australia Clive Wilderspin 4 9 6 6
11 Australia Ian Ayre 6 11 1 8
1 Australia Mervyn Rose 0 3 4
3 Australia Ken Rosewall 6 6 6
3 Australia Ken Rosewall 6 6 6
8 United States Straight Clark 4 4 2
3 Australia Ken Rosewall 6 2 7 6
2 United States Vic Seixas 3 6 5 4
7 Australia Geoffrey Brown 4 4 5
2 United States Vic Seixas 6 6 7

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 Australia Rose 6 6 6
Australia Green 0 1 1 1 Australia Rose 6 3 6 6
Australia Quist 6 6 6 Australia Quist 4 6 2 3
Australia Stewart 3 2 0 1 Australia Rose 8 6 1 8 7
10 Australia Hartwig 6 3 6 6 6 United States Richardson 10 4 6 6 5
Australia Molloy 2 6 3 1 10 Australia Hartwig 6 1 4 6 0
6 United States Richardson 6 6 6 6 United States Richardson 4 6 6 4 6
Australia Yates 4 3 2 1 Australia Rose 4 4 6 6 6
5 Australia Hoad 7 6 6 11 Australia Ayre 6 6 1 4 4
Australia Kendall 5 3 3 5 Australia Hoad 7 2 7
Australia Wilderspin 6 6 6 Australia Wilderspin 9 6 9
Australia O'Brien 3 4 4 Australia Wilderspin 4 9 6 6
11 Australia Ayre 6 6 6 11 Australia Ayre 6 11 1 8
Australia Ryan 2 0 1 11 Australia Ayre 6 8 9
4 Italy Gardini 6 6 6 4 Italy Gardini 3 6 7
Australia Mason 1 2 1

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
3 Australia Rosewall 6 6 6
Australia Diggle 4 0 3 3 Australia Rosewall 6 6 4 6
Australia Tregonning 4 7 8 3 6 Australia Tregonning 2 3 6 3
Australia Tobin 6 5 6 6 4 3 Australia Rosewall 6 6 6
9 Australia Candy 6 6 6 8 United States Clark 4 4 2
Australia Cawthorn 0 1 1 9 Australia Candy 1 9 9 4
8 United States Clark 6 6 6 8 United States Clark 6 11 7 6
Australia Hawton 0 4 0 3 Australia Rosewall 6 2 7 6
7 Australia Brown 7 6 6 2 United States Seixas 3 6 5 4
Australia Rogers 5 2 0 7 Australia Brown 6 6 6
Australia Arkinstall 6 6 7 Australia Arkinstall 3 2 4
United Kingdom Knight 0 0 5 7 Australia Brown 4 4 5
12 Australia Fraser 6 6 6 2 United States Seixas 6 6 7
Australia Harvey 0 0 0 12 Australia Fraser 4 0 4
2 United States Seixas 6 6 6 2 United States Seixas 6 6 6
Australia Reid 2 4 1

External links[edit]

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