1946 Australian Championships

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1946 Australian Championships
Date 19 January – 29 January
Edition 34th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Adelaide, Australia
Venue Memorial Drive
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia John Bromwich
Women's Singles
Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton
Men's Doubles
Australia John Bromwich / Australia Adrian Quist
Women's Doubles
Australia Joyce Fitch / Australia Mary Bevis Hawton
Mixed Doubles
Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton / Australia Colin Long
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The 1946 Australian Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor Grass courts at the Memorial Drive, Adelaide, Australia from 19 January to 29 January. It was the 34th edition of the Australian Championships (now known as the Australian Open), the 8th held in Adelaide, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. It was also the first edition of the championship after a five-year hiatus due to World War II. The singles titles were won by Australians John Bromwich and Nancye Wynne Bolton.

Champions

Men's Singles

Australia John Bromwich defeated Australia Dinny Pails 5–7, 6–3, 7–5, 3–6, 6–2

Women's Singles

Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton defeated Australia Joyce Fitch 6–4, 6–4

Men's Doubles

Australia John Bromwich / Australia Adrian Quist defeated Australia Max Newcombe / Australia Len Schwartz 6–3, 6–1, 9–7 [1]

Women's Doubles

Australia Joyce Fitch / Australia Mary Bevis Hawton defeated Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton / Australia Thelma Coyne Long 9–7, 6–4 [2]

Mixed Doubles

Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton / Australia Colin Long defeated Australia Joyce Fitch / Australia John Bromwich 6–0, 6–4 [3]

References

  1. ^ "1946 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  2. ^ "1946 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  3. ^ "1946 Mixed Doubles". Tennis Australia. 

External links

  • Australian Open official website
Preceded by
1945 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1946 Wimbledon Championships
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