1960 Australian Championships

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1960 Australian Championships
Date 22 January - 1 February
Edition 48th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Brisbane, Australia
Venue Milton Courts
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Rod Laver
Women's Singles
Australia Margaret Smith
Men's Doubles
Australia Rod Laver / Australia Bob Mark
Women's Doubles
Brazil Maria Bueno / United Kingdom Christine Truman
Mixed Doubles
Australia Jan Lehane / South Africa Trevor Fancutt
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The 1960 Australian Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor Grass courts at the Milton Courts, Brisbane, Australia from 22 January to 1 February. It was the 48th edition of the Australian Championships (now known as the Australian Open), the 5th held in Brisbane, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The singles titles were won by Rod Laver and Margaret Smith.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Rod Laver defeated Australia Neale Fraser 5–7, 3–6, 6–3, 8–6, 8–6 [1]

Women's Singles[edit]

Australia Margaret Smith defeated Australia Jan Lehane 7–5, 6–2 [2]

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Rod Laver / Australia Bob Mark defeated Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Neale Fraser 1–6, 6–2, 6–4, 6–4 [3]

Women's Doubles[edit]

Brazil Maria Bueno / United Kingdom Christine Truman defeated Australia Lorraine Coghlan / Australia Margaret Smith 6–2, 5–7, 6–2 [4]

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Australia Jan Lehane / South Africa Trevor Fancutt defeated Australia Martin Mulligan / United Kingdom Christine Truman 6–2, 7–5 [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1960 Men's Singles". Tennis Australia. 
  2. ^ "1960 Women's Singles". Tennis Australia. 
  3. ^ "1960 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  4. ^ "1960 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  5. ^ "1960 Mixed Doubles". Tennis Australia. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1959 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1960 French Championships