1918 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1918 U.S. National Championships
Date:   26 August – 3 September (M)
17 June – 22 June (W)
Edition:   38th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Forest Hills, Queens
New York, USA
Venue:   West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Robert Lindley Murray [1]
Women's Singles
Norway Molla Bjurstedt [1]
Men's Doubles
United States Bill Tilden / United States Vincent Richards [2]
Women's Doubles
United States Marion Zinderstein / United States Eleonora Sears [3]
Mixed Doubles
United States Hazel Wightman / United States Irving Wright [4]
U.S. National Championships
 < 1917 1919 > 

The 1918 U.S. National Championships (now known as the US Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor grass courts at the West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills in New York, USA. The tournament ran from 26 August until 3 September. It was the 38th staging of the U.S. National Championships and due to World War I the only Grand Slam tennis event of the year.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Robert Lindley Murray defeated United States Bill Tilden 6–3, 6–1, 7–5

Women's Singles[edit]

Norway Molla Bjurstedt defeated United States Eleanor Goss 6–4, 6–3

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Bill Tilden / United States Vincent Richards defeated United States Fred Alexander / United States Beals Wright 6–3, 6–4, 3–6, 2–6, 6–4

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Marion Zinderstein / United States Eleonora Sears defeated Norway Molla Bjurstedt / United States Mrs. Rogge 7–5, 8–6

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Hazel Wightman / United States Irving Wright defeated Norway Molla Bjurstedt / United States Fred Alexander 6–2, 6–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 454–483. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Collins, p. 477
  3. ^ Collins, p. 479
  4. ^ Collins, p. 481

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Preceded by
1917 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1919 Australasian Championships