1921 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1921 U.S. National Championships
Date:   9 September – 19 September (M)
15 August – 20 August (W)
Edition:   41st
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Philadelphia, PA, USA
Venue:   Germantown Cricket 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 Tilden / United States Vincent Richards [2]
Women's Doubles
United States Mary Browne / United States Louise Riddell Williams [3]
Mixed Doubles
United States Mary Browne / United States Bill Johnston [4]
U.S. National Championships
 < 1920 1922 > 

The 1921 U.S. National Championships (now known as the US Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor grass courts at the Germantown Cricket Club in Philadelphia, USA. The tournament ran from 9 September until 19 September. It was the 41st staging of the U.S. National Championships and the third Grand Slam tennis event of the year.[5][6][7][8][9][10]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Bill Tilden defeated United States Wallace F. Johnson 6–1, 6–3, 6–1 [11][12]

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Molla Bjurstedt Mallory defeated United States Mary Browne 4–6, 6–4, 6–2 [13]

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Bill Tilden / United States Vincent Richards defeated United States Richard Norris Williams / United States Watson Washburn 13–11, 12–10, 6–1

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Mary Browne / United States Louise Riddell Williams defeated United States Helen Gilleaudeau / United States Aletta Bailey Morris 6–3, 6–2

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Mary Browne / United States Bill Johnston defeated United States Molla Bjurstedt Mallory / United States Bill Tilden 3–6, 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. ^ "Net Title Singles Draw 123 Entries". The New York Times. September 8, 1922. 
  6. ^ "Tennis Stands for 11,000" (PDF). The New York Times. September 4, 1921. 
  7. ^ "Rain Prevents Play in Tennis Tourney" (PDF). The New York Times. September 13, 1921. 
  8. ^ "Features of Today's Program in Tennis Tourney" (PDF). The New York Times. September 10, 1921. 
  9. ^ "Features of Today's Program in Tennis Tourney" (PDF). The New York Times. September 14, 1921. 
  10. ^ "Features of Today's Program in Tennis Tourney" (PDF). The New York Times. September 15, 1921. 
  11. ^ "Tilden and Johnson Reach Tennis Final" (PDF). The New York Times. September 17, 1921. 
  12. ^ "Tennis Finalists Battle to a Tie" (PDF). The New York Times. September 18, 1921. 
  13. ^ "Champion Battles her Way to Final" (PDF). The New York Times. August 20, 1921. 

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Preceded by
1921 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1922 Australasian Championships