- Australian Men's Singles Championship – Mervyn Rose (Australia) defeats Rex Hartwig (Australia) 6–2, 0–6, 6–4, 6–2
- Australian Women's Singles Championship – Thelma Coyne Long (Australia) defeats Jenny Staley Hoad (Australia) 6–3, 6–4
- Wimbledon Men's Singles Championship – Jaroslav Drobný (Egypt) defeats Ken Rosewall (Australia) 13–11, 4–6, 6–2, 9–7
- Wimbledon Women's Singles Championship – Maureen Connolly Brinker (USA) defeats Louise Brough Clapp (USA) 6–2, 7–5
- French Men's Singles Championship –
- French Women's Singles Championship –
- American Men's Singles Championship –
- American Women's Singles Championship –
- 1954 Davis Cup – United States 3–2 Australia at White City Stadium (grass) Sydney, Australia
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Famous quotes containing the word tennis:
“Like Olympic medals and tennis trophies, all they signified was that the owner had done something of no benefit to anyone more capably than everyone else.”
—Joseph Heller (b. 1923)
“I know some of my self-worth comes from tennis, and its hard to think of doing something else where you know youll never be the best. Tennis players are rare creatures: where else in the world can you know that youre the best? The definitiveness of it is the beauty of it, but its not all there is to life and Im ready to explore the alternatives.”
—Martina Navratilova (b. 1956)
“Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down.”
—Robert Frost (18741963)