1946 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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1946 U.S. National Championships
Champion   United States Jack Kramer[1]
Runner-up   United States Tom Brown[1]
Final score   9–7, 6–3, 6-0
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
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WC Doubles      
U.S. National Championships
 < 1945 1947 > 

Jack Kramer defeated Tom Brown 9–7, 6–3, 6-0 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1946 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States Frank Parker (Quarterfinalist)
  2. France Yvon Petra (Second round)
  3. United States Jack Kramer (Champion)
  4. Argentina Alejo Russell (Fourth round)
  5. United States Gardnar Mulloy (Semifinalist)
  6. France Pierre Pellizza (Fourth round)
  7. United States Bill Talbert (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Philippines Felicisimo Ampon (Third round)
  9. United States Donald McNeill (Quarterfinalist)
  10. Argentina Enrique Morea (First round)
  1. United States Tom Brown (Finalist)
  2. Australia Harry Hopman (Second round)
  3. Ecuador Pancho Segura (Quarterfinalist)
  4. France Bernard Destremau (First round)
  5. United States Robert Falkenburg (Semifinalist)
  6. Belgium Philippe Washer (Second round)
  7. United States Seymour Greenberg (Fourth round)
  8. Australia Robert Barnes (Third round)
  9. United States Frank Guernsey (Third round)
  10. United Kingdom Derrick Barton (Third round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  13  Ecuador Pancho Segura 6 4 10 3    
5  United States Gardnar Mulloy 4 6 12 6    
  5  United States Gardnar Mulloy 4 2 4      
  11  United States Tom Brown 6 6 6      
11  United States Tom Brown 6 6 6 3 6
  1  United States Frank Parker 3 4 8 6 1  
    11  United States Tom Brown 7 3 0    
  3  United States Jack Kramer 9 6 6    
  15  United States Robert Falkenburg 3 6 2 6 7  
7  United States Bill Talbert 6 1 6 2 5  
15  United States Robert Falkenburg 0 4 4    
  3  United States Jack Kramer 6 6 6      
9  United States Donald McNeill 3 2 6 2  
  3  United States Jack Kramer 6 6 1 6    

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    4  Argentina Russell 6 1 7 6    
     United States Antignat 3 6 5 4    
      4  Argentina Russell 4 6 6 3 6  
       Philippines Deyro 6 0 1 6 3  
     Philippines Deyro 6 6 6    
     United States Watson 2 3 4      
      4  Argentina Russell 2 2 7 4  
      13  Ecuador Segura 6 6 5 6  
     Canada Marois 7 6 4 2 5  
     United Kingdom Slack 5 2 6 6 7  
       United Kingdom Slack 2 0 2    
      13  Ecuador Segura 6 6 6      
     United States Brown 2 2 2    
    13  Ecuador Segura 6 6 6      
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    18  Australia Barnes 6 6 6      
     Canada Macken 2 3 1      
      18  Australia Barnes 4 3 5      
       United States Brooks 6 6 7      
     United States Brooks 9 7 6    
     United States Kellogg 7 5 4      
       United States Brooks 5 2 5    
      5  United States Mulloy 7 6 7    
     United Kingdom Avory 6 2 3 6    
     United States Seixas 4 6 6 8    
       United States Seixas 3 3 2    
      5  United States Mulloy 6 6 6      
     United States Bowden 2 3 5    
 United Kingdom Anderson 0 0 1         5  United States Mulloy 6 6 7      
5  United States Mulloy 6 6 6      

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United States Brown 1 3 1      
8  Philippines Ampon 6 6 6         8  Philippines Ampon 8 6 6      
 United States Wood 3 4 3          United States Pero 6 3 1      
 United States Pero 6 6 6           8  Philippines Ampon 4 6 1 6    
 Denmark Plougmann w/o                United States Flam 6 3 6 8    
 United States Gardner                United States Gardner 4 2 5    
 United States Hainline 4 2 6 6 4      United States Flam 6 6 7      
 United States Flam 6 6 4 1 6        United States Flam 3 4 2    
 Canada Rochon 4 5 2           11  United States Brown 6 6 6    
 United States Grant 6 7 6          United States Grant 6 7 6      
 United States Ager 2 6 6 5 2      United States Schwartz 4 5 3      
 United States Schwartz 6 3 4 7 6        United States Grant 1 2 2    
 United States Neff 4 5 8           11  United States Brown 6 6 6      
 United States Falkenburg 6 7 10          United States Falkenburg 4 6 1 1  
 United States Kovaleski 5 2 10         11  United States Brown 6 4 6 6    
11  United States Brown 7 6 12      

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
14  France Destremau 4 4 10      
 United States Larned 6 6 12          United States Larned 2 6 6 6    
 United States Mathey 3 4 3          United States Lewis 6 4 3 3    
 United States Lewis 6 6 6            United States Larned 6 1 2 6 3  
 Belgium Van Den Eynde 4 4 5           17  United States Greenberg 3 6 6 4 6  
 United States Tuero 6 6 7          United States Tuero 0 4 4    
 United States Molloy 2 4 6 6 2     17  United States Greenberg 6 6 6      
17  United States Greenberg 6 6 4 3 6       17  United States Greenberg 3 3 2    
10  Argentina Morea 6 6 2 4         1  United States Parker 6 6 6    
 United States Likas 4 8 6 6        United States Likas 4 6 11 6    
 United States Kerdasha 0 1 2          United States Thomas 6 2 9 4    
 United States Thomas 6 6 6            United States Likas 0 2 3    
 United States Steiner 5 4 4           1  United States Parker 6 6 6      
 United States Brink 7 6 6          United States Brink 2 1 3    
 Canada Macken 1 1 3         1  United States Parker 6 6 6      
1  United States Parker 6 6 6      

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United States Burrows 4 1 4      
2  France Petra 6 6 6         2  France Petra 4 7 4      
 United States Dorfman 3 4 1          United States Patty 6 9 6      
 United States Patty 6 6 6            United States Patty 3 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Mottram 3 3 9 7          United States Canning 6 3 3 2    
 United States Canning 6 6 7 9        United States Canning 6 6 6    
 United States Hanna 2 6 1 9        United States Masterson 0 3 3      
 United States Masterson 6 2 6 11          United States Patty 4 4 2    
 United States Yeomans 4 5 6 2         15  United States Falkenburg 6 6 6    
 United States Hart 6 7 4 6        United States Hart 1 2 3      
 United States Holbrook 6 5 3 4        United States Match 6 6 6      
 United States Match 3 7 6 6          United States Match 7 6 5 1 2
 United States Mathey 0 1 1           15  United States Falkenburg 5 2 7 6 6  
 United States Bartzen 6 6 6          United States Bartzen 5 4 2    
 Peru Buse 1 3 8 1       15  United States Falkenburg 7 6 6      
15  United States Falkenburg 6 6 6 6    

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United States Carver 5 3 4      
12  Australia Hopman 7 6 6         12  Australia Hopman 1 7 6      
 United States Carter 3 6 6 8 11      United States Cooke 6 9 8      
 United States Cooke 6 8 2 6 13        United States Cooke 9 1 6 1    
 United States Cushingham w/o                United States Cochell 11 6 1 6    
 United States Schnaars                United States Schnaars 1 2 1    
 United States Bellis 5 1 0          United States Cochell 6 6 6      
 United States Cochell 7 6 6            United States Cochell 4 4 6    
 United States Behrens 2 3 2           7  United States Talbert 6 6 8    
 United States Savitt 6 6 6          United States Savitt 6 6 2 4 6  
 United States Rodgers 2 5 8 1        United States Kimbrell 4 2 6 6 4  
 United States Kimbrell 6 7 6 6          United States Savitt 2 2 0    
 Philippines Sanchez 4 4 4           7  United States Talbert 6 6 6      
 United States Samson 6 6 6          United States Samson 0 2 2    
 United States Vogt 5 2 5         7  United States Talbert 6 6 6      
7  United States Talbert 7 6 7      

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United States Steele, Jr. 3 3 2      
6  France Pellizza 6 6 6         6  France Pellizza 6 6 3 8    
     Norway Staubo 1 1 6 6    
      6  France Pellizza 6 6 6      
       United States Everett 3 4 2      
     United States Everett 6 8 6    
     United States Perez 4 6 2      
      6  France Pellizza 6 12 1 8 5
      9  United States McNeill 4 14 6 6 7
     Philippines Carmona 3 4 5      
     Chile Hammersley 6 6 7      
       Chile Hammersley 3 3 3    
      9  United States McNeill 6 6 6      
     Canada McDiarmid 3 2 4    
    9  United States McNeill 6 6 6      
 

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    16  Belgium Washer 5 1 1      
     United States Moylan 7 6 6      
       United States Moylan 1 3 6 6 6  
      19  United States Guernsey 6 6 3 4 3  
     United States Neale 4 3 4    
    19  United States Guernsey 6 6 6      
       United States Moylan 4 4 4    
      3  United States Kramer 6 6 6    
    20  United Kingdom Barton 4 6 9 3 6  
     United States Martin 6 2 7 6 2  
      20  United Kingdom Barton 1 0 3    
      3  United States Kramer 6 6 6      
     United States Hall 5 0 3    
    3  United States Kramer 7 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. 460. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Talbert, Bill (1967). Tennis Observed – The USLTA Men's Singles Champions, 1881-1966,. Barre: Barre Publishers. p. 122. OCLC 172306. 

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