AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1953
Venue: Kooyong, Melbourne

Australian Ken Rosewall won the tournament. It was his first Grand Slam title.

1st round - M. ROSE (1) d. B. Green 6-0,6-1,6-1

A. Quist d. E. Stewart 6-3,6-2,6-0

R. HARTWIG (10) d. P. Molloy 6-2,3-6,6-3,6-1

H. RICHARDSON (6) d. D. Yates 6-4,6-3,6-2

L. HOAD (5) d. A. Kendall 7-5,6-3,6-3

C. Wilderspin d. J. O'Brien 6-3,6-4,6-4

I. AYRE (11) d. A. Ryan 6-2,6-0,6-1

F. GARDINI (4) d. C. Mason 6-1,6-2,6-1

E. V. SEIXAS (2) d. R. Reid 6-2,6-4,6-1

N. FRASER (12) d. G. Harvey 6-0,6-0,6-0

J. Arkinstall d. W. Knight 6-0,6-0,7-5

G. BROWN (7) d. K. Rogers 7-5,6-2,6-0

S. CLARK (8) d. K. Hawton 6-0,6-4,6-0

D. CANDY (9) d. T. Cawthorn 6-0,6-1,6-1

D. Tregonning d. B. Tobin 4-6,7-5,8-6,3-6,6-4

K. ROSEWALL (3) d. J. Diggle 6-4,6-0,6-3

 

2nd round - M. ROSE (1) d. A. Quist 6-4,3-6,6-2,6-4

H. RICHARDSON (6) d. R. HARTWIG (10) 4-6,6-1,6-4,4-6,6-0

C. Wilderspin d. L. HOAD (5) 9-7,6-2,9-7

I. AYRE (11) d. F. GARDINI (4) 6-3,8-6,9-7

E. V. SEIXAS (2) d. N. FRASER (12) 6-4,6-0,6-4

G. BROWN (7) d. J. Arkinstall 6-3,6-2,6-4

S. CLARK (8) d. D. CANDY (9) 6-1,11-9,7-9,6-3

K. ROSEWALL (3) d. D. Tregonning 6-2,6-3,4-6,6-3

 

Quarters (3rd round) - M. ROSE (1) d. H. RICHARDSON (6) 8-10,6-4,1-6,8-6,7-5

I. AYRE (11) d. C. Wilderspin 6-4,11-9,1-6,8-6

E. V. SEIXAS (2) d. G. BROWN (7) 6-4,6-4,7-5

K. ROSEWALL (3) d. S. CLARK (8) 6-4,6-4,6-2

 

Semis (4th round) - M. ROSE (1) d. I. AYRE (11) 4-6,4-6,6-1,6-4,6-4

K. ROSEWALL (3) d. E. V. SEIXAS (2) 6-3,4-6,7-5,6-4

 

Final (5th round) - Ken ROSEWALL (3) d. Mervyn ROSE (1) 6-0,6-3,6-4



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