Australian Open 1959


General 1959-01-16 - 1959-01-26
Grandslam
Hardcourt
6
Adelaide, Memorial drive
Australia


Info Source: Australian open drawsheets, Tennis Australia



Media


Winner Alejandro Rodriquez (Alex) Olmedo


Players
Brian C. Bowman
Earl Henry (Butch) Buchholz
Donald William (Don) Candy
Chris L. Crawford
Ian Dicker
Roy Stanley Emerson
Trevor Thomas Fancutt
Kenneth Norman (Ken) Fletcher
Neale Andrew Fraser
Graeme M. Gabb
Neil C. Gibson
Andres Gimeno Tolaguera
Frank Gorman
Guillermo (Willy) Hernandez
Robert Anthony John (Bob) Hewitt
John B. Hillebrand
Robert Neville (Bob) Howe
Grant Kerr
Alan J. Lane
Rodney George (Rod) Laver
Jan Erik Lundquist
Barry Bruce MacKay
Robert Ian (Bob) Mark
Gary McEgan
Jim L. (Jimmy) Moore
Martin Frederick Mulligan
Neville B. Nette
John F. O'Brien
Alejandro Rodriquez (Alex) Olmedo
Geoffrey K. (Geoff) Pares
John J. Pearce
Robert (Bob) Pearson
Trevor Pfitzner
Barry Phillips-Moore
Wayne Vivian Reid
Ulf Christian Johan (Uffe) Schmidt
Warren W. Woodcock


Rounds
Round 1
John F. O'Brien*
Graeme M. Gabb
6-2 7-5 4-6 6-1
Jim L. (Jimmy) Moore*
Neville B. Nette
3-6 6-3 6-4 6-1
Robert (Bob) Pearson*
Ian Dicker
3-6 6-3 6-2 6-1
Guillermo (Willy) Hernandez*
Gary McEgan
9-7 6-1 6-4
John J. Pearce*
John B. Hillebrand
7-5 6-4 6-3

Round 2
Neale Fraser*
John F. O'Brien
6-4 6-2 6-2
Chris L. Crawford*
Barry Phillips-Moore
5-7 6-3 6-1 6-3
Don Candy*
Frank Gorman
6-3 6-4 6-0
Neil C. Gibson*
Earl Butch Buchholz
8-6 6-4 1-6 6-1
Robert Ian (Bob) Mark*
Jim L. (Jimmy) Moore
6-2 6-2 6-1
Jan Erik Lundquist*
Alan J. Lane
6-3 6-3 6-3
Warren W. Woodcock*
Grant Kerr
7-5 7-5 0-6 6-2
Andres Gimeno*
Bob Hewitt
6-1 6-4 6-4
Roy Emerson*
Robert (Bob) Pearson
10-8 6-2 4-6 6-1
Brian C. Bowman*
Trevor Fancutt
6-4 6-2 13-11
Martin Mulligan*
Trevor Pfitzner
6-2 6-2 7-5
Barry MacKay*
Ken Fletcher
4-6 6-3 1-6 6-2 6-4
Rod Laver*
Guillermo (Willy) Hernandez
6-2 6-3 6-1
Ulf Schmidt*
Geoffrey K. (Geoff) Pares
6-2 6-2 6-1
John J. Pearce*
Bob Howe
8-6 6-0 6-3
Alex Olmedo*
Wayne Reid
6-3 6-3 6-1

Round 3
Neale Fraser*
Chris L. Crawford
4-6 6-0 6-3 7-9 6-2
Don Candy*
Neil C. Gibson
6-2 6-2 10-8
Robert Ian (Bob) Mark*
Jan Erik Lundquist
9-7 6-4 6-0
Andres Gimeno*
Warren W. Woodcock
6-3 6-4 6-3
Roy Emerson*
Brian C. Bowman
6-4 8-6 13-11
Barry MacKay*
Martin Mulligan
5-7 6-1 1-6 6-1 7-5
Ulf Schmidt*
Rod Laver
6-2 6-3 3-6 6-4
Alex Olmedo*
John J. Pearce
5-7 6-3 3-6 6-2 6-3

Quarterfinals
Neale Fraser*
Don Candy
6-2 6-4 4-6 6-4
Robert Ian (Bob) Mark*
Andres Gimeno
6-4 3-6 7-5 6-4
Barry MacKay*
Roy Emerson
4-6 10-8 6-3 8-6
Alex Olmedo*
Ulf Schmidt
6-4 9-7 3-6 3-6 7-5

Semifinals
Neale Fraser*
Robert Ian (Bob) Mark
6-4 6-4 6-3
Alex Olmedo*
Barry MacKay
3-6 8-6 6-1 3-6 6-3

Final
Alex Olmedo*
Neale Fraser
6-1 6-2 3-6 6-3


Tournament
Round 1
John J. Pearce*
John B. Hillebrand
Guillermo (Willy) Hernandez*
Gary McEgan
Robert (Bob) Pearson*
Ian Dicker
John F. O'Brien*
Graeme M. Gabb
Jim L. (Jimmy) Moore*
Neville B. Nette
Round 2
Alex Olmedo*
Wayne Reid
John J. Pearce*
Bob Howe
Ulf Schmidt*
Geoffrey K. (Geoff) Pares
Rod Laver*
Guillermo (Willy) Hernandez
Barry MacKay*
Ken Fletcher
Martin Mulligan*
Trevor Pfitzner
Roy Emerson*
Robert (Bob) Pearson
Brian C. Bowman*
Trevor Fancutt
Neale Fraser*
John F. O'Brien
Chris L. Crawford*
Barry Phillips-Moore
Don Candy*
Frank Gorman
Neil C. Gibson*
Earl Butch Buchholz
Robert Ian (Bob) Mark*
Jim L. (Jimmy) Moore
Jan Erik Lundquist*
Alan J. Lane
Andres Gimeno*
Bob Hewitt
Warren W. Woodcock*
Grant Kerr
Round 3
Alex Olmedo*
John J. Pearce
Ulf Schmidt*
Rod Laver
Barry MacKay*
Martin Mulligan
Roy Emerson*
Brian C. Bowman
Neale Fraser*
Chris L. Crawford
Don Candy*
Neil C. Gibson
Robert Ian (Bob) Mark*
Jan Erik Lundquist
Andres Gimeno*
Warren W. Woodcock
Quarterfinals
Alex Olmedo*
Ulf Schmidt
Barry MacKay*
Roy Emerson
Neale Fraser*
Don Candy
Robert Ian (Bob) Mark*
Andres Gimeno
Semifinals
Alex Olmedo*
Barry MacKay
Neale Fraser*
Robert Ian (Bob) Mark
Final
Alex Olmedo*
Neale Fraser