1955 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

1955 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

Women's Singles
1955 U.S. National Championships
Champion Doris Hart[1]
Runner-up Pat Ward[1]
Final score 6–4, 6–2

First-seeded Doris Hart defeated Patricia Ward 6–4, 6–2 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1955 U.S. National Championships.[2]

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. Doris Hart (Champion)
  2. Louise Brough (Finalist)
  3. Beverly Baker Fleitz (Semifinalist)
  4. Dorothy Knode (Semifinalist)
  5. Barbara Davidson (Quarterfinalist)
  6. Shirley Fry (Third round)
  7. Dorothy Bundy Cheney (First round)
  8. Barbara Breit (Semifinalist)

Draw

Key

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

Final Eight

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1   Doris Hart 6 6  
  Nancy Chaffee 4 4  
  1   Doris Hart 6 6  
  4   Dorothy Knode 1 1  
6   Shirley Fry 7 6
  4   Dorothy Knode 9 8  
    1   Doris Hart 6 6
    Patricia Ward 4 2
  3   Beverly Baker Fleitz 6 6 0  
8   Barbara Breit 8 4 6  
  8   Barbara Breit 1 2
    Patricia Ward 6 6  
  Patricia Ward 9 6  
    Belmar Gunderson 7 0  

References

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 471.  
  2. ^