1959 Australian Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1959 Australian Championships
Champion United States Alex Olmedo
Runner-up Australia Neale Fraser
Final score 6–1, 6–2, 3–6, 6–3
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1958 · Australian Championships · 1960 →

Alex Olmedo defeated Neale Fraser 6–1, 6–2, 3–6, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1959 Australian Championships.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Australia Neale Fraser (Finalist)
  2. United States Alex Olmedo (Champion)
  3. Australia Roy Emerson (Quarterfinalist)
  4. Spain Andrés Gimeno (Quarterfinalist)
  5. Australia Rod Laver (Third round)
  6. United States Barry MacKay (Semifinalist)
  7. Australia Bob Mark (Semifinalist)
  8. United States Butch Buchholz (Second round)
  9. Australia Bob Howe (Second round)
  10. Sweden Ulf Schmidt (Quarterfinalist)
  11. Australia Don Candy (Quarterfinalist)
  12. Sweden Jan-Erik Lundquist (Third round)
  13. Australia Warren Woodcock (Third round)
  14. South Africa Trevor Fancutt (Second round)
  15. Australia Martin Mulligan (Third round)
  16. United States Christopher Crawford (Third round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                         
1 Australia Neale Fraser 6 6 4 6
11 Australia Don Candy 2 4 6 4
1 Australia Neale Fraser 6 6 6
7 Australia Bob Mark 4 4 3
7 Australia Bob Mark 6 3 7 6
4 Spain Andrés Gimeno 4 6 5 4
1 Australia Neale Fraser 1 2 6 3
2 United States Alex Olmedo 6 6 3 6
3 Australia Roy Emerson 6 8 3 6
6 United States Barry MacKay 4 10 6 8
6 United States Barry MacKay 6 6 1 6 3
2 United States Alex Olmedo 3 8 6 3 6
10 Sweden Ulf Schmidt 4 7 6 6 5
2 United States Alex Olmedo 6 9 3 3 7

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 Australia Fraser 6 6 6
Australia O'Brien 6 7 4 6 Australia O'Brien 4 2 2
Australia Gabb 2 5 6 1 1 Australia Fraser 4 6 6 7 6
16 United States Crawford 6 0 3 9 2
Australia Phillips-Moore 7 3 1 3
16 United States Crawford 5 6 6 6
1 Australia Fraser 6 6 4 6
11 Australia Candy 2 4 6 4
11 Australia Candy 6 6 6
Australia Gorman 3 4 0
11 Australia Candy 6 6 10
Australia Gibson 2 2 8
Australia Gibson 8 6 1 6
8 United States Buchholz 6 4 6 1

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7 Australia Mark 6 6 6
Australia Moore 3 6 6 6 Australia Moore 2 2 1
Australia Nette 6 3 4 1 7 Australia Mark 9 6 6
12 Sweden Lundquist 7 4 0
Australia Lane 3 3 3
12 Sweden Lundquist 6 6 6
7 Australia Mark 6 3 7 6
4 Spain Gimeno 4 6 5 4
13 Australia Woodcock 7 7 0 6
Australia Kerr 5 5 6 2
13 Australia Woodcock 3 4 3
4 Spain Gimeno 6 6 6
Australia Hewitt 1 4 4
4 Spain Gimeno 6 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 Australia Emerson 10 6 4 6
Australia Pearson 3 6 6 6 Australia Pearson 8 2 6 1
Australia Dicker 6 3 2 1 3 Australia Emerson 6 8 13
Australia Bowman 4 6 11
Australia Bowman 6 6 13
14 South Africa Fancutt 4 2 11
3 Australia Emerson 6 8 3 6
6 United States MacKay 4 10 6 8
15 Australia Mulligan 6 6 7
Australia Pfitzner 2 2 5
15 Australia Mulligan 7 1 6 1 5
6 United States MacKay 5 6 1 6 7
Australia Fletcher 6 3 6 2 4
6 United States MacKay 4 6 1 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5 Australia Laver 6 6 6
Philippines Hernandez 9 6 6 Philippines Hernandez 2 3 1
Australia McEgan 7 1 4 5 Australia Laver 2 3 6 4
10 Sweden Schmidt 6 6 3 6
Australia Pares 2 2 1
10 Sweden Schmidt 6 6 6
10 Sweden Schmidt 4 7 6 6 5
2 United States Olmedo 6 9 3 3 7
9 Australia Howe 6 0 3
Australia Pearce 7 6 6 Australia Pearce 8 6 6
Australia Hillebrand 5 4 3 Australia Pearce 7 3 6 2 3
2 United States Olmedo 5 6 3 6 6
Australia Reid 3 3 1
2 United States Olmedo 6 6 6

External links[edit]

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