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US Open 1956
US Lawn tennis championships
United States of America


31-08-1956 - 09-09-1956
Type: Grandslam
Men's singles
Surface: Grass
Place/court: Forest Hills, NY/West Side Tennis Club
Website: www.usopen.org/
US Open Main index


Source: Bill Talbert, Tennis Observed

Players list

  Anderson, Malcolm (Mal) (AUS)
  Andrews, Arthur (Art) (USA)
  Ayala, Luis Alberto (CHI)
  Ball, George A. (USA)
  Barker, Robert M. (Bob) (USA)
  Bartzen, Bernard (Tut) (USA)
  Becker, Roger (ENG)
  Bedard, Robert (CAN)
  Boys, Thomas (Tommy) (USA)
  Brown, Maxwell (Max) (USA)
  Buchholz, Earl Henry (Butch) (USA)
  Bueno-Nete, Pedro (BRA)
  Clark, Straight (USA)
  Clayton, Anthony J. (Tony) (GBR)
  Contreras, Francisco (Pancho) (MEX)
  Cooper, Ashley John [6] (AUS)
  Coss, Tim (USA)
  Cranis, Paul L. (USA)
  Cranston, John M. (USA)
  Crawford, Chris L. (USA)
  Cullen, John C. (USA)
  Dailey, Edward G. (Ed) (USA)
  Daniels, C. Graham (GBR)
  Darmon, Pierre (FRA)
  Davies, Michael Grenfell (Mike) (WLS)
  Davis, Wilbert Randolph (Bill) (USA)
  Dell, Donald Lundy (USA)
  Dodson, Leslie (Les) (USA)
  Dorfman, Irvin (Irv) Sherrod (USA)
  Eltzholtz, Carl E. (USA)
  Emerson, Roy Stanley (AUS)
  Farrin, James Scott (Jim) (USA)
  Flam, Herbert (Herb) (USA)
  Fontana, Donald H. (CAN)
  Fox, Allen E. (USA)
  Franks, Myron Jay (Mike) (USA)
  Fraser, Neale Andrew [5] (AUS)
  Freedman, Robert J. (Bob) (USA)
  Freeman, Clyde C. (USA)
  Freeman, Harold (Hal) (USA)
  Frost, Jack W. (USA)
  Furlong, Oscar (ARG)
  Gaines, Richard (Dick) (USA)
  Gan, Koen Hie (Jimmy) (IDN)
  Garcia, Guillermo (Memo) (CHI)
  Garrido, Reynaldo (CUB)
  Geller, Jack (USA)
  Giammalva sr, Sammy (USA)
  Golden, Grant (USA)
  Gori, Renato (ITA)
  Grant, Greg (USA)
  Green, Mike E. (USA)
  Haillet, Robert (FRA)
  Harit, Val (CAN)
  Harum, Al (USA)
  Harum, David (Dave) (USA)
  Henry, Crawford I. (USA)
  Hoad, Lewis Alan (Lew) [1] (AUS)
  Holmberg, Ronald Edward (USA)
  Jordan, Lonnie C. Jr. (USA)
  Knight, William Arthur (Billy) (ENG)
  Krais Jr., Frederick V. (Fred) (USA)
  Kupferburger, Johann F. (RSA)
  Kuross, William J. (Bill) (USA)
  Land, Gene (USA)
  Larsen, Arthur David (Art) (USA)
  Laver, Rodney George (Rod) (AUS)
  Lerque, Wladimir (ECU)
  Lesch, John J. (USA)
  Leslie, Richard M. (Dick) (USA)
  Llamas, Mario (MEX)
  Longshore, Leslie Clarke (Les) jr. (USA)
  MacCracken, Calvin (Cal) D. (USA)
  MacKay, Barry Bruce (USA)
  Main, Lorne (CAN)
  Mandel, George (USA)
  Mark, Robert (Bob) (AUS)
  Mayne, Cliff P. (USA)
  Meyer, J. Edward (Ed) (USA)
  Morgan, Vernon (Vern) (USA)
  Morris, J. Allen (USA)
  Moss, Gerald H. (Jerry) (USA)
  Moylan, Edward (Eddie) (USA)
  Mulloy, Gardnar Putnam (USA)
  Neely, Edgar A. III (Ned) (USA)
  Noble Jr., Carl M. (USA)
  Ogden, Richard M. (Dick) (USA)
  Olmedo, Alejandro Rodriquez (Alex) (PER)
  Owen, Geoffrey D. (GBR)
  Paton Jr., William Andrew (Andy) (USA)
  Perry, Norman J. (Norm) (USA)
  Perry, Robert M. (Bob) (USA)
  Platt, Donald F. (Don) (CAN)
  Powless, John D. (USA)
  Quay, Allen (USA)
  Quillian, William W. (Bill) (USA)
  Raskind, Richard (Dick) (USA)
  Reed, Whitney (USA)
  Remy, Paul (FRA)
  Richardson, Hamilton Farrar (Ham) [3] (USA)
  Robinson, Jeffrey J.F. (GBR)
  Rochon, Henri (CAN)
  Rosewall, Kenneth Robert (Ken) [2] (AUS)
  Savitt, Richard (Dick) [8] (USA)
  Schmidt, James (USA)
  Schmidt, Ulf Christian Johan (Uffe) [7] (SWE)
  Schoonmaker III, Samuel V. (USA)
  Schwartz, Sidney (Sid) (USA)
  Segal, Alan Abraham (Abe) (RSA)
  Seixas, Elias Victor (Vic) [4] (USA)
  Shea, Gil J. (USA)
  Sledge Jr., Charles Edward (Red) (USA)
  Snyder, David W. (Dave) (USA)
  Sorlein, Richard C. (Dick) (USA)
  Steele Jr., Chauncey Depew (USA)
  Stern, Morton (USA)
  Stewart, Hugh W. (USA)
  ter Borg, Jack (USA)
  Thompson, Donald (Don) (USA)
  Tully, William J. (Bill) (USA)
  Ulrich, Torben (DEN)
  Van Renssalaer, Harry (USA)
  Vieira, Armando (BRA)
  Vincent, Ubert C. (USA)
  Walraven, Barry (USA)
  Walraven, Donald (Don) (USA)
  Wood III, Sidney Burr (USA)
  Wood Jr., Sidney Burr (USA)


Results

0000-00-00 Round 1

0000-00-00 Rosewall, Kenneth Robert (Ken) d. Robinson, Jeffrey J.F. (6-1 6-0 6-1)
0000-00-00 Remy, Paul d. Land, Gene (6-0 6-2 6-2)
0000-00-00 Larsen, Arthur David (Art) d. Mark, Robert (Bob) (3-6 6-2 6-1 7-5)
0000-00-00 Kuross, William J. (Bill) d. Lesch, John J. (6-2 6-2 6-1)
0000-00-00 Cullen, John C. d. Owen, Geoffrey D. (6-4 7-5 6-4)
0000-00-00 Stewart, Hugh W. d. Stern, Morton (6-2 6-4 7-5)
0000-00-00 Bedard, Robert d. Freedman, Robert J. (Bob) (6-0 6-1 7-5)
0000-00-00 Mayne, Cliff P. d. Andrews, Arthur (Art) (6-3 6-4 7-5)
0000-00-00 Savitt, Richard (Dick) d. Snyder, David W. (Dave) (1-6 6-1 6-1 6-0)
0000-00-00 Harum, David (Dave) d. Longshore, Leslie Clarke (Les) jr. (6-3 6-3 7-5)
0000-00-00 Coss, Tim d. Ogden, Richard M. (Dick) (6-1 6-2 6-4)
0000-00-00 Sorlein, Richard C. (Dick) d. ter Borg, Jack (6-4 6-1 6-4)
0000-00-00 Contreras, Francisco (Pancho) d. Tully, William J. (Bill) (4-6 6-3 10-8 7-5)
0000-00-00 Barker, Robert M. (Bob) d. Wood III, Sidney Burr (8-6 6-2 0-6 6-3)
0000-00-00 Steele Jr., Chauncey Depew d. Bueno-Nete, Pedro (6-1 6-2 8-6)
0000-00-00 Reed, Whitney d. Clayton, Anthony J. (Tony) (4-6 6-3 6-3 4-6 6-2)
0000-00-00 Seixas, Elias Victor (Vic) d. Davies, Michael Grenfell (Mike) (6-3 3-6 8-10 6-3 7-5)
0000-00-00 Darmon, Pierre d. Lerque, Wladimir (6-1 6-1 6-2)
0000-00-00 Ayala, Luis Alberto d. Boys, Thomas (Tommy) (6-0 6-3 6-3)
0000-00-00 Vieira, Armando d. Raskind, Richard (Dick) (3-6 6-3 6-2 6-2)
0000-00-00 Harum, Al d. Freeman, Clyde C. (6-2 6-3 6-4)
0000-00-00 Garrido, Reynaldo d. Van Renssalaer, Harry (4-6 7-5 6-3 10-8)
0000-00-00 Ulrich, Torben d. Eltzholtz, Carl E. (6-2 9-7 6-2)
0000-00-00 Cooper, Ashley John d. Dailey, Edward G. (Ed) (6-3 6-3 6-2)
0000-00-00 Bartzen, Bernard (Tut) d. Paton Jr., William Andrew (Andy) (6-3 6-2 6-3)
0000-00-00 Franks, Myron Jay (Mike) d. Noble Jr., Carl M. (4-6 10-8 6-0 6-3)
0000-00-00 Davis, Wilbert Randolph (Bill) d. Schoonmaker III, Samuel V. (3-6 6-3 9-7 6-1)
0000-00-00 Schwartz, Sidney (Sid) d. Jordan, Lonnie C. Jr. (6-2 9-7 6-3)
0000-00-00 Geller, Jack d. Freeman, Harold (Hal) (6-0 6-2 6-4)
0000-00-00 Giammalva sr, Sammy d. Holmberg, Ronald Edward (6-4 6-4 6-2)
0000-00-00 Henry, Crawford I. d. Walraven, Donald (Don) (6-2 6-4 6-3)
0000-00-00 Hoad, Lewis Alan (Lew) d. Walraven, Barry (6-0 6-2 6-0)
0000-00-00 Dodson, Leslie (Les) d. Gan, Koen Hie (Jimmy) (6-2 6-0 6-2)
0000-00-00 Moylan, Edward (Eddie) d. Grant, Greg (6-0 6-1 5-7 6-3)
0000-00-00 Mulloy, Gardnar Putnam d. Crawford, Chris L. (6-2 6-2 6-3)
0000-00-00 Moss, Gerald H. (Jerry) d. Krais Jr., Frederick V. (Fred) (6-0 6-2 4-6 6-3)
0000-00-00 Schmidt, James d. Neely, Edgar A. III (Ned) (6-1 6-4 7-5)
0000-00-00 Golden, Grant d. Harit, Val (6-0 6-1 6-1)
0000-00-00 Clark, Straight d. Cranis, Paul L. (6-4 6-4 6-1)
0000-00-00 Schmidt, Ulf Christian Johan (Uffe) d. Morris, J. Allen (6-1 6-4 7-5)
0000-00-00 Cranston, John M. d. Platt, Donald F. (Don) (6-1 6-3 6-3)
0000-00-00 Segal, Alan Abraham (Abe) d. Buchholz, Earl Henry (Butch) (6-3 6-1 6-4)
0000-00-00 Perry, Robert M. (Bob) d. Farrin, James Scott (Jim) (6-4 6-1 8-10 6-1)
0000-00-00 Knight, William Arthur (Billy) d. Dell, Donald Lundy (5-7 3-6 10-8 6-3 13-11)
0000-00-00 Emerson, Roy Stanley d. Thompson, Donald (Don) (6-2 6 -1 6-4)
0000-00-00 Fontana, Donald H. d. Fox, Allen E. (3-6 6-3 6-4 6-3)
0000-00-00 Flam, Herbert (Herb) d. Haillet, Robert (6-4 6-2 6-4)
0000-00-00 Richardson, Hamilton Farrar (Ham) d. Laver, Rodney George (Rod) (6-1 6-2 6-3)
0000-00-00 Becker, Roger d. Main, Lorne (6-0 6-3 6-1)
0000-00-00 Quillian, William W. (Bill) d. Garcia, Guillermo (Memo) (9-7 6-3 6-3)
0000-00-00 MacKay, Barry Bruce d. Leslie, Richard M. (Dick) (6-1 6-2 6-1)
0000-00-00 Quay, Allen d. Ball, George A. (6-8 3-6 6-2 6-1 6-3)
0000-00-00 Olmedo, Alejandro Rodriquez (Alex) d. Gori, Renato (8-6 6-1 6-0)
0000-00-00 Llamas, Mario d. Powless, John D. (7-5 6-2 6-1)
0000-00-00 Green, Mike E. d. Anderson, Malcolm (Mal) (6-3 6-4 6-2)
0000-00-00 Fraser, Neale Andrew d. MacCracken, Calvin (Cal) D. (6-2 6-4 6-2)
0000-00-00 Kupferburger, Johann F. d. Wood Jr., Sidney Burr (6-4 6-3 6-0)
0000-00-00 Dorfman, Irvin (Irv) Sherrod d. Vincent, Ubert C. (6-0 6-0 6-3)
0000-00-00 Gaines, Richard (Dick) d. Furlong, Oscar (6-3 6-4 6-2)
0000-00-00 Frost, Jack W. d. Rochon, Henri (6-2 6-1 6-2)
0000-00-00 Meyer, J. Edward (Ed) d. Morgan, Vernon (Vern) (6-36 -1 3-6 7-9 6-4)
0000-00-00 Shea, Gil J. d. Sledge Jr., Charles Edward (Red) (6-3 6-3 6-1)
0000-00-00 Mandel, George d. Daniels, C. Graham (6-2 7-5 6-4)
0000-00-00 Perry, Norman J. (Norm) d. Brown, Maxwell (Max) (7-5 6-8 3-6 6-4 6-2)

0000-00-00 Round 2

0000-00-00 Rosewall, Kenneth Robert (Ken) d. Remy, Paul (6-1 6-4 6-2)
0000-00-00 Larsen, Arthur David (Art) d. Kuross, William J. (Bill) (6-2 6-4 14-12)
0000-00-00 Stewart, Hugh W. d. Cullen, John C. (6-3 6-3 6-1)
0000-00-00 Bedard, Robert d. Mayne, Cliff P. (4-6 6-4 9-7 6-3)
0000-00-00 Savitt, Richard (Dick) d. Harum, David (Dave) (6-0 6-1 6-0)
0000-00-00 Coss, Tim d. Sorlein, Richard C. (Dick) (2-6 6-4 4-6 6-3 9-7)
0000-00-00 Contreras, Francisco (Pancho) d. Barker, Robert M. (Bob) (6-2 6-1 6-2)
0000-00-00 Reed, Whitney d. Steele Jr., Chauncey Depew (6-8 6-0 6-3 6-2)
0000-00-00 Seixas, Elias Victor (Vic) d. Darmon, Pierre (6-3 6-3 3-6 7-5)
0000-00-00 Ayala, Luis Alberto d. Vieira, Armando (6-2 6-4 6-1)
0000-00-00 Garrido, Reynaldo d. Harum, Al (14-12 6-3 4-6 6-4)
0000-00-00 Cooper, Ashley John d. Bartzen, Bernard (Tut) (9-7 6-3 8-10 6-4)
0000-00-00 Franks, Myron Jay (Mike) d. Davis, Wilbert Randolph (Bill) (3-6 6-2 6-1 6-1)
0000-00-00 Schwartz, Sidney (Sid) d. Geller, Jack (6-1 6-2 2-6 6-1)
0000-00-00 Giammalva sr, Sammy d. Henry, Crawford I. (6-4 6-2 9-11 7-5)
0000-00-00 Hoad, Lewis Alan (Lew) d. Dodson, Leslie (Les) (3-6 6-0 6-3 6-1)
0000-00-00 Moylan, Edward (Eddie) d. Mulloy, Gardnar Putnam (6-3 6-3 6-4)
0000-00-00 Moss, Gerald H. (Jerry) d. Schmidt, James (7-5 2-6 7-9 9-7 6-2)
0000-00-00 Golden, Grant d. Clark, Straight (6-1 9-11 6-2 6-4)
0000-00-00 Schmidt, Ulf Christian Johan (Uffe) d. Cranston, John M. (6-2 6-3 6-1)
0000-00-00 Segal, Alan Abraham (Abe) d. Perry, Robert M. (Bob) (6-2 6-1 7-5)
0000-00-00 Emerson, Roy Stanley d. Knight, William Arthur (Billy) (3-6 6-4 6-3 8-6)
0000-00-00 Flam, Herbert (Herb) d. Fontana, Donald H. (6-1 6-2 6-1)
0000-00-00 Richardson, Hamilton Farrar (Ham) d. Becker, Roger (6-2 6-0 6-4)
0000-00-00 Quillian, William W. (Bill) d. MacKay, Barry Bruce (4-6 6-4 6-3 6-2)
0000-00-00 Olmedo, Alejandro Rodriquez (Alex) d. Quay, Allen (8-6 6-1 6-2)
0000-00-00 Green, Mike E. d. Llamas, Mario (6-3 6-4 6-1)
0000-00-00 Fraser, Neale Andrew d. Kupferburger, Johann F. (6-3 7-5 6-8 7-5)
0000-00-00 Dorfman, Irvin (Irv) Sherrod d. Gaines, Richard (Dick) (6-4 7-5 6-0)
0000-00-00 Frost, Jack W. d. Meyer, J. Edward (Ed) (6-2 6-2 6-1)
0000-00-00 Shea, Gil J. d. Mandel, George (6-2 6-3 6-1)
0000-00-00 Ulrich, Torben d. Perry, Norman J. (Norm) (6-1 6-1 6-1)

0000-00-00 Round 3

0000-00-00 Rosewall, Kenneth Robert (Ken) d. Larsen, Arthur David (Art) (6-3 6-2 6-2)
0000-00-00 Stewart, Hugh W. d. Bedard, Robert (9-11 6-2 6-4 6-4)
0000-00-00 Savitt, Richard (Dick) d. Coss, Tim (6-1 6-2 6-3)
0000-00-00 Contreras, Francisco (Pancho) d. Reed, Whitney (6-4 3-6 7-5 6-3)
0000-00-00 Seixas, Elias Victor (Vic) d. Ayala, Luis Alberto (8-6 4-6 3-6 12-10 8-6)
0000-00-00 Cooper, Ashley John d. Franks, Myron Jay (Mike) (4-6 6-3 6-4 5-7 6-4)
0000-00-00 Giammalva sr, Sammy d. Schwartz, Sidney (Sid) (7-5 6-1 6-4)
0000-00-00 Hoad, Lewis Alan (Lew) d. Moylan, Edward (Eddie) (11-9 6-3 6-4)
0000-00-00 Golden, Grant d. Moss, Gerald H. (Jerry) (7-5 6-3 1-6 6-2)
0000-00-00 Segal, Alan Abraham (Abe) d. Schmidt, Ulf Christian Johan (Uffe) (8-6 9-7 5-7 7-5)
0000-00-00 Emerson, Roy Stanley d. Flam, Herbert (Herb) (6-1 6-1 3-6 7-5)
0000-00-00 Richardson, Hamilton Farrar (Ham) d. Quillian, William W. (Bill) (4-6 6-2 6-2 6-2)
0000-00-00 Olmedo, Alejandro Rodriquez (Alex) d. Green, Mike E. (6-3 6-4 6-4)
0000-00-00 Fraser, Neale Andrew d. Dorfman, Irvin (Irv) Sherrod (6-4 6-4 6-4)
0000-00-00 Shea, Gil J. d. Frost, Jack W. (6-3 10-8 6-3)
0000-00-00 Ulrich, Torben d. Garrido, Reynaldo (6-4 6-3 6-1)

0000-00-00 Round 4

0000-00-00 Rosewall, Kenneth Robert (Ken) d. Stewart, Hugh W. (2-6 9-7 6-1 6-2)
0000-00-00 Savitt, Richard (Dick) d. Contreras, Francisco (Pancho) (6-3 6-2 6-2)
0000-00-00 Cooper, Ashley John d. Giammalva sr, Sammy (3-6 3-6 6-4 6-3 7-5)
0000-00-00 Hoad, Lewis Alan (Lew) d. Golden, Grant (6-3 6-2 7-5)
0000-00-00 Emerson, Roy Stanley d. Segal, Alan Abraham (Abe) (9-11 7-5 6-2 6-1)
0000-00-00 Richardson, Hamilton Farrar (Ham) d. Olmedo, Alejandro Rodriquez (Alex) (7-5 6-2 6-0)
0000-00-00 Fraser, Neale Andrew d. Shea, Gil J. (5-7 6-3 6-3 10-8)
0000-00-00 Seixas, Elias Victor (Vic) d. Ulrich, Torben (3-6 6-3 6-4 6-3)

0000-00-00 Quarterfinals

0000-00-00 Rosewall, Kenneth Robert (Ken) d. Savitt, Richard (Dick) (6-4 7-5 4-6 8-10 6-1)
0000-00-00 Hoad, Lewis Alan (Lew) d. Emerson, Roy Stanley (8-6 6-3 7-5)
0000-00-00 Fraser, Neale Andrew d. Richardson, Hamilton Farrar (Ham) (3-6 6-3 6-2 6-4)
0000-00-00 Seixas, Elias Victor (Vic) d. Cooper, Ashley John (9-7 3-6 9-7 10-12 6-4)

0000-00-00 Semifinals

0000-00-00 Hoad, Lewis Alan (Lew) d. Fraser, Neale Andrew (15-13 6-2 6-4)
0000-00-00 Rosewall, Kenneth Robert (Ken) d. Seixas, Elias Victor (Vic) (10-8 6-0 6-3)

1956-09-09 Final

1956-09-09 Rosewall, Kenneth Robert (Ken) d. Hoad, Lewis Alan (Lew) (4-6 6-2 6-3 6-3)

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