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