1903 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1903 U.S. National Championships
Date:   18 August - 26 August (M)
24 June - 27 June (W)
Edition:   23rd
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Newport, R.I., USA (M)
Philadelphia, PA, USA (W)
Champions
Men's Singles
United Kingdom Laurence Doherty [1]
Women's Singles
United States Elisabeth Moore [1]
Men's Doubles
United Kingdom Reginald Doherty / United Kingdom Laurence Doherty
Women's Doubles
United States Elisabeth Moore / United States Carrie Neely [1]
Mixed Doubles
United States Helen Chapman / United States Harry Allen [1]
U.S. National Championships
 < 1902 1904 > 

List of champions of the 1903 U.S. National Championships tennis tournament (now known as the US Open). The men's tournament was held from 16 August to 24 August on the outdoor grass courts at the Newport Casino in Newport, Rhode Island. The women's tournament was held from 24 June to 27 June on the outdoor grass courts at the Philadelphia Cricket Club in Philadelphia, PA. It was the 23rd U.S. National Championships and the second Grand Slam tournament of the year. British Laurence Doherty became the first non-US winner of the men's championship.

Champions[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

United Kingdom Laurence Doherty (GBR) defeated United States William Larned (USA) 6–0, 6–3, 10–8 [2]

Women's singles[edit]

United States Elisabeth Moore (USA) defeated United States Marion Jones (USA) 7–5, 8–6 [3]

Men's doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Reginald Doherty (GBR) / United Kingdom Laurence Doherty (GBR) defeated United States Kreigh Collins (USA) / United States Harry Wainder (USA) 7–5, 6–3, 6–3

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Elisabeth Moore (USA) / United States Carrie Neely (USA) defeated United States Miriam Hall (USA) / United States Marion Jones (USA) 4–6, 6–1, 6–1

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Helen Chapman (USA) / United States Harry Allen (USA) defeated United States Carrie Neely (USA) / United States W. H. Rowland (USA) 6–4, 7–5

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 454–483. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ "Doherty's Championship" (PDF). The New York Times. August 28, 1903. 
  3. ^ ESPN US Open Women's Champions

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1903 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1904 Wimbledon Championships