1955 Australian Championships
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1955 Australian Championships

The 1955 Australian Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor Grass courts at the Memorial Drive, Adelaide, Australia from 21 January to 31 January.

It was the 43rd edition of the Australian Championships (now known as the Australian Open), the 11th held in Adelaide, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The singles titles were won by Australians Ken Rosewall and Beryl Penrose.


Men's Singles

Australia Ken Rosewall defeated Australia Lew Hoad 9-7, 6-4, 6-4 [1]

Women's Singles

Australia Beryl Penrose defeated Australia Thelma Coyne Long 6-4, 6-3 [2]

Men's Doubles

United States Vic Seixas / United States Tony Trabert defeated Australia Lew Hoad / Australia Ken Rosewall 6-3, 6-2, 2-6, 3-6, 6-1 [3]

Women's Doubles

Australia Mary Bevis Hawton / Australia Beryl Penrose defeated Australia Nell Hall Hopman / Australia Gwen Thiele 7-5, 6-1 [4]

Mixed Doubles

Australia Thelma Coyne Long / Australia George Worthington defeated Australia Jenny Staley / Australia Lew Hoad 6-2, 6-1 [5]


  1. ^ "1955 Men's Singles". Tennis Australia.
  2. ^ "1955 Women's Singles". Tennis Australia.
  3. ^ "1955 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia.
  4. ^ "1955 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia.
  5. ^ "1955 Mixed Doubles". Tennis Australia.

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