1942 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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1942 U.S. National Championships
Champion   United States Ted Schroeder[1]
Runner-up   United States Frank Parker[1]
Final score   8–6, 7–5, 3–6, 4–6, 6–2
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends      
WC Singles      
WC Doubles      
U.S. National Championships
 < 1941 1943 > 

Ted Schroeder defeated Frank Parker 8–6, 7–5, 3–6, 4–6, 6–2 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1942 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Ted Schroeder is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. United States Ted Schroeder (Champion)
  2. Ecuador Pancho Segura (Semifinalist)
  3. United States Frank Parker (Finalist)
  4. Czechoslovakia Ladislav Hecht (Third round)
  5. United States Gardnar Mulloy (Semifinalist)
  6. Argentina Alejo Russell (Quarterfinalist)
  1. United States Bill Talbert (Quarterfinalist)
  2. n/a
  3. United States Sidney Wood (Third round)
  4. United States Seymour Greenberg (Quarterfinalist)
  5. United States Harris Everett (Third round)
  6. United States George Richards (Quarterfinalist)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  12  United States George Richards 2 6 5      
5  United States Gardnar Mulloy 6 8 7      
  5  United States Gardnar Mulloy 7 3 4      
  1  United States Ted Schroeder 9 6 6      
6  Argentina Alejo Russell 3 8 3 5  
  1  United States Ted Schroeder 6 6 6 7    
    1  United States Ted Schroeder 8 7 3 4 6
  3  United States Frank Parker 6 5 6 6 2
  2  Ecuador Pancho Segura 6 3 6 6    
7  United States Bill Talbert 4 6 2 4    
2  Ecuador Pancho Segura 1 1 6 2  
  3  United States Frank Parker 6 6 2 6    
10  United States Seymour Greenberg 0 0 4    
  3  United States Frank Parker 6 6 6      

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 United States Krais 0 2 2      
4  Czechoslovakia Hecht 6 6 6         4  Czechoslovakia Hecht 8 6 6      
 United States Falkenburg 6 4 6 4 4      Republic of Ireland Lyttleton-Rogers 6 2 2      
 Republic of Ireland Lyttleton-Rogers 2 6 4 6 6       4  Czechoslovakia Hecht 2 6 6 10 2  
 United States Taylor 1 0 1           12  United States Richards 6 3 0 12 6  
 United States Ball 6 6 6          United States Ball 5 5 2    
 United States Dorfman 3 3 4         12  United States Richards 7 7 6      
12  United States Richards 6 6 6           12  United States Richards 2 6 5    
 United States Smith 4 4 1           5  United States Mulloy 6 8 7    
 United States Brown 6 6 6          United States Brown 7 5 6 6 6  
 United States Anthony w/o              United States Schnaars 9 7 0 3 4  
 United States Schnaars                  United States Brown 0 3 6 7 1
 United States Ganzenmuller 1 1 4           5  United States Mulloy 6 6 4 5 6  
 United States Bellis 6 6 6          United States Bellis 3 3 1    
 United States Macdonald 3 0 6         5  United States Mulloy 6 6 6      
5  United States Mulloy 6 6 8      

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 United States Larned w/o          
6  Argentina Russell               6  Argentina Russell 5 6 3 6 6  
 United States Crowther 5 3 7          United States Falkenburg 7 3 6 1 2  
 United States Falkenburg 7 6 9           6  Argentina Russell 5 7 6 6    
 United States McCall 4 2 6 2         9  United States Wood 7 5 4 4    
 United States Masterson 6 6 1 6        United States Masterson 1 3 6 4  
 United States Brink 7 5 0 6 0     9  United States Wood 6 6 3 6    
9  United States Wood 5 7 6 3 6       6  Argentina Russell 3 8 3 5  
 United States Adair 3 9 0           1  United States Schroeder 6 6 6 7  
 United States Odman 6 11 6          United States Odman 3 1 5      
 United States Gray 0 4 0          United States Evert 6 6 7      
 United States Evert 6 6 6            United States Evert 5 11 4 4  
 United States Moylan 4 10 7 1 1       1  United States Schroeder 7 9 6 6    
 United States Hunt 6 8 5 6 6      United States Hunt 0 1 1    
 United States Bobbitt 5 2 6         1  United States Schroeder 6 6 6      
1  United States Schroeder 7 6 8      

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 United States Edward 7 3 1      
2  Ecuador Segura 9 6 6         2  Ecuador Segura 6 6 6      
 United States Mabry 7 6 5          Peru Buse 1 2 2      
 Peru Buse 9 8 7           2  Ecuador Segura 6 6 6      
 United States Daniels 3 6 1 1         11  United States Everett 0 1 2      
 United States Hall 6 3 6 6        United States Hall 2 3 8    
 United States Gilbert 1 0 1         11  United States Everett 6 6 10      
11  United States Everett 6 6 6           2  Ecuador Segura 4 6 2 4  
 United States O'Loughlin 4 4 4           7  United States Talbert 6 3 6 6  
 United States Slack 6 6 6          United States Slack 6 0 5 4    
 United States Kerdasha 3 6 3          United States Paul 4 6 7 6    
 United States Paul 6 8 6            United States Paul 3 2 4    
 United States Bowden 4 2 7           7  United States Talbert 6 6 6      
 United States Seixas 6 6 9          United States Seixas 3 2 6    
 United States Tully 1 0 2         7  United States Talbert 6 6 8      
7  United States Talbert 6 6 6      

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 United States Bellows 1 3 6 4    
 United States McKee 6 6 2 6        United States McKee 3 1 8 7 4  
 United States Hawley 2 3 5          United States Smidl 6 6 6 5 6  
 United States Smidl 6 6 7            United States Smidl 1 1 1      
 United States Hartman 6 1 3 6 5       10  United States Greenberg 6 6 6      
 United States Dixon 3 6 6 3 7      United States Dixon 2 2 1    
 United States Mattmann w/o             10  United States Greenberg 6 6 6      
10  United States Greenberg                 10  United States Greenberg 0 0 4    
 United States Backe 4 3 4           3  United States Parker 6 6 6    
 United States Wasserman 6 6 6          United States Wasserman 1 0 4      
 United States Bennett 6 1 3 0        United States Vogt 6 6 6      
 United States Vogt 3 6 6 6          United States Vogt 2 0 1    
 United States Kovaleski 6 4 6 6         3  United States Parker 6 6 6      
 United States Hart 3 6 8 8        United States Hart 1 3 5    
 United States Geller 0 0 0         3  United States Parker 6 6 7      
3  United States Parker 6 6 6      

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 459. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Talbert, Bill (1967). Tennis Observed – The USLTA Men's Singles Champions, 1881-1966,. Barre: Barre Publishers. p. 119. OCLC 172306. 

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