1885 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1885 U.S. National Championships
Date:   18 August – 22 August
Edition:   5th
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Newport, Rhode Island,
United States
Venue:   Newport Casino
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Richard D. Sears
Men's Doubles
United States Richard D. Sears / United States Joseph Clark
U.S. National Championships
 < 1884 1886 > 

List of champions of the 1885 U.S. National Championships (now known as the US Open). The tournament was held from 18 August to 22 August on the outdoor grass courts at the Newport Casino in Newport, Rhode Island. It was the 5th U.S. National Championships and the second Grand Slam tournament of the year.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Richard D. Sears defeated United States Godfrey M. Brinley 6–3, 4–6, 6–0, 6–3 [1]

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Richard D. Sears / United States Joseph Clark def. United States Henry Slocum / United States Percy Knapp 6–3, 6–0, 6–2 [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 454. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 476. ISBN 978-0942257700. 

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Preceded by
1885 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1886 Wimbledon Championships