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