1939 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1939 U.S. National Championships
Date:   7 September – 17 September
Edition:   59th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Forest Hills, Queens
New York, USA
Venue:   West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Bobby Riggs
Women's Singles
United States Alice Marble
Men's Doubles
Australia Adrian Quist / Australia John Bromwich
Women's Doubles
United States Sarah Palfrey Cooke / United States Alice Marble
Mixed Doubles
United States Alice Marble / Australia Harry Hopman
U.S. National Championships
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The 1939 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 7 September until 17 September. It was the 59th 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 Bobby Riggs defeated United States Welby van Horn 6–4, 6–2, 6–4

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Alice Marble defeated United States Helen Jacobs 6–0, 8–10, 6–4

Men's doubles[edit]

Australia Adrian Quist / Australia John Bromwich defeated Australia Jack Crawford / Australia Harry Hopman 8–6, 6–1, 6–4 [2]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Sarah Palfrey Cooke / United States Alice Marble defeated United Kingdom Kay Stammers / United Kingdom Freda Hammersley 7–5, 8–6 [3]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Alice Marble / Australia Harry Hopman defeated United States Sarah Palfrey Cooke / United States Elwood Cooke 9–7, 6–1 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 64–66. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Collins, p. 477
  3. ^ Collins, p. 479
  4. ^ Collins, p. 482

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1939 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1940 Australian Championships