AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1940
Venue: White City, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney

Australian Adrian Quist won the tournament. It was his second Grand Slam title.

1st round - J. BROMWICH (1) d. R. Compain 6-0,6-2,6-1

L. Hancock d. D. Thompson w/o

J. HARPER (8) d. A. Huxley 6-0,7-9,6-3,8-6

D. Pails d. J. Diggle 6-1,6-1,6-2

J. CRAWFORD (4) d. B. Strohfeldt 6-0,6-2,6-4

C. Long d. G. Murray 6-1,6-1,6-0

M. NEWCOMBE (6) d. K. Yon 6-1,6-3,6-2

H. Lindo d. M. McDermott 6-1,9-7,7-5

A. QUIST (2) d. Robert Barnes 6-2,6-3,6-2

J. Gilchrist d. R. Cummings 2-6,6-3,6-4,9-7

O. W. SIDWELL (7) d. R. Harrison 6-2,6-3,6-1

M. Bonner d. H. Whillans 6-4,6-3,6-2

H. HOPMAN (3) d. R. Felan 6-4,7-5,6-4

F. Bennett d. A. Liddle 6-1,6-2,4-6,6-1

V. McGRATH (5) d. W. Lean 6-1,6-1,6-4

D. Turnbull d. P. Callaghan 6-1,3-6,6-2,6-2

 

2nd round - J. BROMWICH (1) d. L. Hancock 6-3,6-0,6-1

D. Pails d. J. HARPER (8) 6-2,6-3,7-5

J. CRAWFORD (4) d. C. Long 6-3,6-4,6-3

M. NEWCOMBE (6) d. H. Lindo 6-4,6-3,6-2

A. QUIST (2) d. J. Gilchrist 6-3,6-3,6-3

O. W. SIDWELL (7) d. M. Bonner 10-8,6-2,6-4

H. HOPMAN (3) d. F. Bennett 6-1,6-0,6-2

V. McGRATH (5) d. D. Turnbull 6-2,6-1,6-1

 

Quarters (3rd round) - J. BROMWICH (1) d. D. Pails 7-5,6-0,6-0

J. CRAWFORD (4) d. M. NEWCOMBE (6) 6-3,6-0,7-5

A. QUIST (2) d. O. W. SIDWELL (7) 6-3,11-13,6-3,6-2

V. McGRATH (5) d. H. HOPMAN (3) 6-8,6-1,7-5,6-2

 

Semis (4th round) - J. CRAWFORD (4) d. J. BROMWICH (1) 6-4,6-1,9-7

A. QUIST (2) d. V. McGRATH (5) 6-4,10-8,6-3

 

Final (5th round) - Adrian QUIST (2) d. Jack CRAWFORD (4) 6-3,6-1,6-2



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