1916 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1916 U.S. National Championships
Date:   28 August – 5 September (M)
5 June – 12 June (W)
Edition:   36th
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Forest Hills, Queens
New York, USA
Venue:   West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States R. Norris Williams [1]
Women's Singles
Norway Molla Bjurstedt [1]
Men's Doubles
United States Bill Johnston / United States Clarence Griffin [2][3]
Women's Doubles
Norway Molla Bjurstedt / United States Eleonora Sears [4]
Mixed Doubles
United States Eleonora Sears / United States Willis Davis [5]
U.S. National Championships
 < 1915 1917 > 

The 1916 U.S. National Championships (now known as the US Open) took place on the outdoor grass courts at the West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills in New York, USA. The men's singles tournament ran from 28 August until 5 September while the women's singles and doubles championship took place from 5 June to 12 June at the Philadelphia Cricket Club in Chestnut Hill. It was the 36th staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States R. Norris Williams defeated United States William Johnston 4–6, 6–4, 0–6, 6–2, 6–4


Women's Singles[edit]

Norway Molla Bjurstedt defeated United States Louise Hammond Raymond 6–0, 6–1


Men's doubles[edit]

United States Bill Johnston / United States Clarence Griffin defeated United States Maurice McLoughlin / United States Ward Dawson 6–4, 6–3, 5–7, 6–3


Women's doubles[edit]

Norway Molla Bjurstedt / United States Eleonora Sears defeated United States Louise Hammond Raymond / United States Edna Wildey 4–6, 6–2, 10–8


Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Eleonora Sears / United States Willis Davis defeated United States Florence Ballin / United States Bill Tilden 6–4, 7–5

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 454–483. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ "Holders Retain Doubles Title" (PDF). The New York Times. August 30, 1916. Retrieved 18 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Collins, p. 477
  4. ^ Collins, p. 479
  5. ^ Collins, p. 481

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Preceded by
1915 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1917 U.S. National Championships