Ken Rosewall, little Australian racket-master, used all his wizardry to break down Lew Hoad's big game, upset fellow Aussie 4-6, 6-2, 6-3, 6-3 to win men's singles title; Shirley Fry, after 16 years of frustration, easily beat Althea Gibson 6-3, 6-4 for women's crown, in Nationals at Forest Hills (see page 54).
Swaps, soundly beaten last time out, responded nobly to whipping ride by Willie Shoemaker, romped away from Summer Tan in stretch to take $142,700 Washington Park Handicap, moved on to Atlantic City (see below).
Willie Hartack, in neck-and-neck battle with Shoemaker for nation's winningest-jockey crown (see page 30), booted home Calumet Farm's Bardstown in track record time of 1:48 for mile-and-eighth in $46,650 Buckeye Handicap at Randall Park.
Cherwell, William C. Robinson Jr.'s 9-year-old bay gelding, nimbly leaped into lead after front-running Ares threw rider at 14th jump, held off challenging Crag to finish on top in Foxcatcher National Cup Steeplechase at Fair Hill, Md.
Army Lieut. Herbert Voelker of Tonawanda, N.Y. and Marine Lieut. James Smith of Ipswich, Mass. finished one-two in three-day 300-meter free rifle firing at Camp Perry, Ohio, won last two berths on U.S. Olympic rifle and pistol team.
Southern California Water Polo Club battled to 6-6 tie with Illinois AC in trials at Los Angeles but won trip to Melbourne on basis of higher goal average.
Curtis Turner, wealthy lumberman from Roanoke, Va., zipped around Darlington, S.C. oval at record average speed of 95.067 mph in factory-sponsored 1956 Ford to win Southern "500."