1908 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1908 U.S. National Championships
Date:   18 August - 29 August (M)
22 June - 27 June (W)
Edition:   28th
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Newport, R.I., USA (M)
Philadelphia, PA, USA (W)
Champions
Men's Singles
United States William Larned [1]
Women's Singles
United States Maud Barger-Wallach [1]
Men's Doubles
United States Fred Alexander / United States Harold Hackett [1]
Women's Doubles
United States Evelyn Sears / United States Margaret Curtis [1]
Mixed Doubles
United States Edith Rotch / United States Nathaniel Niles [1]
U.S. National Championships
 < 1907 1909 > 

List of champions of the 1908 U.S. National Championships tennis tournament (now known as the US Open). The men's tournament was held from 18 August to 29 August on the outdoor grass courts at the Newport Casino in Newport, Rhode Island. The women's tournament was held from 22 June to 27 June on the outdoor grass courts at the Philadelphia Cricket Club in Philadelphia, PA. It was the 28th U.S. National Championships and the second Grand Slam tournament of the three played that year.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States William Larned (USA) defeated United States Beals Wright (USA) 6–1, 6–2, 8–6

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Maud Barger-Wallach (USA) defeated United States Evelyn Sears (USA) 6–3, 1–6, 6–3

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Fred Alexander (USA) / United States Harold Hackett (USA) defeated United States Raymond Little (USA) / United States Beals Wright (USA) 6–1, 7–5, 6–2

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Evelyn Sears (USA) / United States Margaret Curtis (USA) defeated United States Carrie Neely (USA) / United States Miriam Steever (USA) 6–3, 5–7, 9–7

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Edith Rotch (USA) / United States Nathaniel Niles (USA) defeated United States Louise Hammond Raymond (USA) / United States Raymond Little (USA) 6–4, 4–6, 6–4

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
1908 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1909 Australasian Championships