1938 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1938 U.S. National Championships
Date:   8 – 24 September
Edition:   58th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Forest Hills, Queens
New York, USA
Venue:   West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Don Budge
Women's Singles
United States Alice Marble
Men's Doubles
United States Don Budge / United States Gene Mako
Women's Doubles
United States Sarah Palfrey Cooke / United States Alice Marble
Mixed Doubles
United States Alice Marble / United States Don Budge
U.S. National Championships
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The 1938 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 8 September until 24 September. It was the 58th staging of the U.S. National Championships and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.

American Don Budge won the men's singles title and became the first tennis player to win the Grand Slam i.e. winning all four Major tennis tournaments (Australian Championships, French Championships, Wimbledon Championships, and U.S. National Championships) in a single calendar year. Budge also won the doubles and mixed doubles title.[1]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Don Budge defeated United States Gene Mako 6–3, 6–8, 6–2, 6–1

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Alice Marble defeated Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton 6–0, 6–3

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Don Budge / United States Gene Mako defeated Australia Adrian Quist / Australia John Bromwich 6–3, 6–2, 6–1 [2]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Sarah Palfrey Cooke / United States Alice Marble defeated France Simone Mathieu / Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska 6–8, 6–4, 6–3 [3]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Alice Marble / United States Don Budge defeated Australia Thelma Coyne Long / Australia John Bromwich 6–1, 6–2 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 61–63. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Collins, p. 477
  3. ^ Collins, p. 479
  4. ^ Collins, p. 482

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Preceded by
1938 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1939 Australian Championships