1936 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1936 U.S. National Championships
Date:   3 September – 12 September
Edition:   56th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Grass / Outdoor
Location:   Forest Hills, Queens
New York, USA
Venue:   West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United Kingdom Fred Perry
Women's Singles
United States Alice Marble
Men's Doubles
United States Don Budge / United States Gene Mako
Women's Doubles
United States Marjorie Gladman Van Ryn / United States Carolin Babcock
Mixed Doubles
United States Alice Marble / United States Gene Mako
U.S. National Championships
 < 1935 1937 > 

The 1936 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 12 September. It was the 56th staging of the U.S. National Championships and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.[1]

Fred Perry's victory would remain as the last Grand Slam tournament won by a British man until Andy Murray won the US Open in 2012, 76 years apart.[2]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Fred Perry defeated United States Don Budge 2–6, 6–2, 8–6, 1–6, 10–8

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Alice Marble defeated United States Helen Jacobs 4–6, 6–3, 6–2

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Don Budge / United States Gene Mako defeated United States Wilmer Allison / United States John Van Ryn 6–4, 6–2, 6–4 [3]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Sarah Palfrey Cooke / United States Alice Marble defeated United States Helen Hull Jacobs / United States Sarah Palfrey Cooke 9–7, 2–6, 6–4 [4]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Alice Marble / United States Gene Mako defeated United States Sarah Palfrey Cooke / United States Don Budge 6–3, 6–2 [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 55–57. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ "Andy Murray wins US Open: 'It's great to have finally done it'". The Guardian. 11 September 2012. 
  3. ^ Collins, p. 477
  4. ^ Collins, p. 479
  5. ^ Collins, p. 482

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1936 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1937 Australian Championships