1953 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

1953 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

First-seeded Maureen Connolly defeated Doris Hart 6–2, 6–4 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1953 U.S. National Championships. It completed her 1953 Grand Slam.[1]

Contents

  • Seeds 1
  • Draw 2
    • Key 2.1
    • Final Eight 2.2
  • References 3

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Doris Hart is the champion; others show in brackets the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. Maureen Connolly (Champion)
  2. Doris Hart (Finalist)
  3. Shirley Fry (Semifinalist)
  4. Louise Brough (Semifinalist)
  5. Margaret Osborne duPont (Quarterfinalist)
  6. Althea Gibson (Quarterfinalist)
  7. Helen Perez (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Babara Lewis (Third round)

Draw

Key

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

Final Eight

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1   Maureen Connolly 6 6  
6   Althea Gibson 3 2  
  1   Maureen Connolly 6 6  
  3   Shirley Fry 1 1  
5   Margaret Osborne duPont 6 5
  3   Shirley Fry 8 7  
    1   Maureen Connolly 6 6
  2   Doris Hart 2 4
  7   Helen Perez 6 3  
4   Louise Brough 8 6  
  4   Louise Brough 2 4
  2   Doris Hart 6 6  
  Jean Rinkel-Quertier 0 1  
  2   Doris Hart 6 6  

References

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