1941 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1941 U.S. National Championships
Date:   30 August – 7 September
Edition:   61st
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 Sarah Palfrey Cooke
Men's Doubles
United States Jack Kramer / United States Ted Schroeder
Women's Doubles
United States Sarah Palfrey Cooke / United States Margaret Osborne
Mixed Doubles
United States Sarah Palfrey Cooke / United States Jack Kramer
U.S. National Championships
 < 1940 1942 > 

The 1941 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 30 August until 7 September. It was the 61st staging of the U.S. National Championships and due to World War II it was the only Grand Slam tennis event of the year.[1]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Bobby Riggs defeated United States Frank Kovacs 5–7, 6–1, 6–3, 6–3

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Sarah Palfrey Cooke defeated United States Pauline Betz Addie 7–5, 6–2

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Jack Kramer / United States Ted Schroeder defeated United States Wayne Sabin / United States Gardnar Mulloy 9–7, 6–4, 6–2 [2]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Sarah Palfrey Cooke / United States Margaret Osborne defeated United States Dorothy Bundy / United States Pauline Betz 3–6, 6–1, 6–4 [3]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Sarah Palfrey Cooke / United States Jack Kramer defeated United States Pauline Betz / United States Bobby Riggs 4–6, 6–4, 6–4 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 69–70. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Collins, p. 477
  3. ^ Collins, p. 480
  4. ^ Collins, p. 482

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1940 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1942 U.S. National Championships