1920 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1920 U.S. National Championships
Date:   30 August – 6 September (M)
20 September – 25 September (W)
Edition:   40th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Forest Hills, Queens
New York, USA
Venue:   West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Bill Tilden [1]
Women's Singles
United States Molla Bjurstedt Mallory [1]
Men's Doubles
United States Bill Johnston / United States Clarence Griffin [2]
Women's Doubles
United States Marion Zinderstein / United States Eleonora Sears [3]
Mixed Doubles
United States Hazel Wightman / United States Wallace Johnson [4]
U.S. National Championships
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Forest Hills Tennis 1920

The 1920 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 30 August until 6 September. It was the 40th 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 Bill Tilden defeated United States Bill Johnston 6–1, 1–6, 7–5, 5–7, 6–3 [5]

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Molla Bjurstedt Mallory defeated United States Marion Zinderstein 6–3, 6–1

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Bill Johnston / United States Willis Davis defeated United States Roland Roberts / United States Vincent Richards 6–2, 6–2, 6–3

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Marion Zinderstein / United States Eleanor Goss defeated United States Eleanor Tennant / United States Helen Baker 6–3, 6–1

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Hazel Wightman / United States Wallace Johnson defeated United States Molla Bjurstedt Mallory / United States Craig Biddle 6–4, 6–3

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
  5. ^ "Tilden Crowned King of Courts" (PDF). The New York Times. September 7, 1920. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1920 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1921 Australasian Championships