1931 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1931 U.S. National Championships
Date:   3 September – 10 September (M)
15 August – 20 August (W)
Edition:   51st
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Grass / Outdoor
Location:   Forest Hills, Queens
New York, USA
Venue:   West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Ellsworth Vines
Women's Singles
United States Helen Wills Moody
Men's Doubles
United States Wilmer Allison / United States John Van Ryn
Women's Doubles
United Kingdom Betty Nuthall / United Kingdom Eileen Bennett Whittingstall
Mixed Doubles
United Kingdom Betty Nuthall / United Kingdom George Lott
U.S. National Championships
 < 1930 1932 > 

The 1931 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 3 September until 10 September. It was the 51st staging of the U.S. National Championships and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.[1]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Ellsworth Vines defeated United States George Lott 7–9, 6–3, 9–7, 7–5

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Helen Wills Moody defeated United Kingdom Eileen Bennett Whittingstall 6–4, 6–1

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Wilmer Allison / United States John Van Ryn defeated United States Gregory Mangin / United States Berkeley Bell 6–4, 8–6, 6–3 [2]

Women's doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Betty Nuthall / United Kingdom Eileen Bennett Whittingstall defeated United States Helen Jacobs / United Kingdom Dorothy Round 6–2, 6–4 [3]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Betty Nuthall / United Kingdom George Lott defeated United States Anna McCune Harper / United States Wilmer Allison 6–3, 6–3 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 45–47. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Collins, p. 477
  3. ^ Collins, p. 479
  4. ^ Collins, p. 482

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1931 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1932 Australian Championships