1896 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1896 U.S. National Championships
Date:   17 August - 26 August (M)
17 June - 20 June (W)
Edition:   16th
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Newport, R.I., USA (M)
Philadelphia, PA, USA (W)
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Robert Wrenn [1]
Women's Singles
United States Elisabeth Moore [1]
Men's Doubles
United States Carr Neel / United States Sam Neel [1]
Women's Doubles
United States Elisabeth Moore / United States Juliette Atkinson [1]
Mixed Doubles
United States Juliette Atkinson / United States Edwin P. Fischer [1]
U.S. National Championships
 < 1895 1897 > 

List of champions of the 1896 U.S. National Championships tennis tournament (now known as the US Open). The men's tournament was held from 17 August to 26 August on the outdoor grass courts at the Newport Casino in Newport, Rhode Island. The women's tournament was held from 17 June to 20 June on the outdoor grass courts at the Philadelphia Cricket Club in Philadelphia, PA. It was the 17th U.S. National Championships and the second Grand Slam tournament of the year.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Robert Wrenn defeated United States Fred Hovey 7–5, 3–6, 6–0, 1–6, 6–1

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Elisabeth Moore defeated United States Juliette Atkinson 6–4, 4–6, 6–2, 6–2

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Carr Neel / United States Sam Neel defeated United States Robert Wrenn / United States Malcolm Chace 6–3, 1–6, 6–1, 3–6, 6–1

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Elisabeth Moore / United States Juliette Atkinson defeated United States Annabella Wistar / United States Amy Williams 6–3, 9–7

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Juliette Atkinson / United States Edwin P. Fischer defeated United States Amy Williams / United States Mantle Fielding 6–2, 6–3, 6–3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 454–483. ISBN 978-0942257700. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1896 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1897 Wimbledon Championships