1947 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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1947 U.S. National Championships
Champion   United States Jack Kramer[1]
Runner-up   United States Frank Parker[1]
Final score   4–6, 2–6, 6–1, 6–0, 6–3
Events
Singles   men   women
Doubles   men   women
U.S. National Championships
 < 1946 1948 > 

Jack Kramer defeated Frank Parker 4–6, 2–6, 6–1, 6–0, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1947 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 Jack Kramer (Champion)
  2. Australia John Bromwich (Semifinalist)
  3. United States Frank Parker (Finalist)
  4. Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný (Semifinalist)
  5. United States Tom Brown (Quarterfinalist)
  6. Australia Dinny Pails (Fourth round)
  7. United States Gardnar Mulloy (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Australia Colin Long (Fourth round)
  9. United States Bill Talbert (First round)
  10. Sweden Torsten Johansson (Fourth round)
  1. Ecuador Pancho Segura (Quarterfinalist)
  2. Australia Geoffrey Brown (Fourth round)
  3. United States Robert Falkenburg (Quarterfinalist)
  4. Australia Bill Sidwell (Third round)
  5. United States Eddie Moylan (Fourth round)
  6. Czechoslovakia Vladimír Černík (Third round)
  7. United States Vic Seixas (Fourth round)
  8. Argentina Enrique Morea (Third round)
  9. United States Earl Cochell (First round)
  10. France Bernard Destremau (Third round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  United States Jack Kramer 6 7 6      
13  United States Robert Falkenburg 2 5 1      
  1  United States Jack Kramer 3 6 6 6    
  4  Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný 6 3 0 1    
5  United States Tom Brown 5 3 4    
  4  Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný 7 6 6      
    1  United States Jack Kramer 4 2 6 6 6
  3  United States Frank Parker 6 6 1 0 3
  3  United States Frank Parker 6 11 6      
11  Ecuador Pancho Segura 3 9 4      
3  United States Frank Parker 6 4 6 6 8
  2  Australia John Bromwich 3 6 3 8 6  
7  United States Gardnar Mulloy 5 1 1    
  2  Australia John Bromwich 7 6 6      

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1  United States Kramer 6 6 6      
     United States McGrath 0 3 1      
      1  United States Kramer 6 6 6      
      18  Argentina Morea 1 1 4      
     Canada Macken 0 6 2 4  
    18  Argentina Morea 6 3 6 6    
      1  United States Kramer 6 3 9 7  
       United States Brink 1 6 7 5  
     United States Brink 6 6 6      
     United States Masterson 4 0 2      
       United States Brink 6 3 4 6 6
      16  Czechoslovakia Černík 2 6 6 2 3  
     New Zealand McKenzie 6 4 2    
    16  Czechoslovakia Černík 8 6 6      
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    13  United States Falkenburg 6 6 6      
     United States Steiner 1 3 4      
      13  United States Falkenburg 4 6 6 4 6  
       United States Likas 6 2 3 6 4  
     United States Larned w/o        
     United States Likas            
      13  United States Falkenburg 4 6 6 6 6
      8  Australia Long 6 8 3 2 4
     United States Martin 6 8 2 1    
     Chile Balbiers 4 10 6 6    
       Chile Balbiers 4 2 4    
 United States Mouledous 6 7 6           8  Australia Long 6 6 6      
 United States Fisher 3 5 2          United States Mouledous 2 2 4    
8  Australia Long 6 6 6         8  Australia Long 6 6 6      
 United States Atwater 2 3 4      

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
5  United States Brown 10 4 6 6    
 United States Steele, Jr. 8 6 1 2       5  United States Brown 7 6 6      
 United States Hart 6 6 6          United States Hart 5 0 2      
 United States Davis 0 0 1           5  United States Brown 6 6 6 6    
 United States Kovaleski 6 6 6            United States Kovaleski 4 0 8 2    
 United Kingdom Slack 0 4 4          United States Kovaleski 13 3 4 6 6
 United States Shields 6 6 6          United States Shields 11 6 6 3 4  
 United Kingdom Mottram 3 4 4           5  United States Brown 7 4 10 6  
 United States Dorfman 6 3 6 7         12  Australia Brown 5 6 8 1  
19  United States Cochell 3 6 3 5        United States Dorfman 6 6 3 6    
 United States Heldman 4 6 6 6        United States Heldman 4 4 6 4    
 United States Wood 6 4 4 2          United States Dorfman 1 3 9 6 2
 United States Vogt 6 6 6           12  Australia Brown 6 6 7 4 6  
 Canada Macken 3 2 4          United States Vogt 4 7 5    
12  Australia Brown 6 6 6         12  Australia Brown 6 9 7      
 United States McCarthy 4 1 3      

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United States Flam 9 1        
9  United States Talbert 11 0 r.          United States Flam 6 6 6      
 United States Mattmann 6 6 6          United States Mattmann 1 1 3      
 India Mohan 2 0 1            United States Flam 6 6 2 6    
 United States Molloy 6 1 6 6          United States Match 1 2 6 2    
 United States Paul 4 6 1 3        United States Molloy 2 6 4 3  
 United States Match 6 6 7          United States Match 6 0 6 6    
 United States Carver 1 3 5            United States Flam 6 2 1 4  
 Brazil Vieira 6 6 6           4  Czechoslovakia Drobný 2 6 6 6  
 United States Hetzeck 3 1 0          Brazil Vieira 6 2 6 7 4  
 United States Behrens 9 6 5 6        United States Behrens 4 6 2 9 6  
 United States Mathey 7 0 7 3          United States Behrens 2 6 1    
 United States Bowden 3 6 6 6         4  Czechoslovakia Drobný 6 8 6      
 United States Thackara 6 4 1 3        United States Bowden 4 4 3    
4  Czechoslovakia Drobný 9 6 7         4  Czechoslovakia Drobný 6 6 6      
 United States Benham 7 4 5      

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
3  United States Parker 6 6        
 United States Taylor 2 1           3  United States Parker 6 6 6      
 Czechoslovakia Hecht                Czechoslovakia Hecht 2 4 4      
 Mexico Vega w/o               3  United States Parker 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Paish 6 6 6           20  France Destremau 0 2 3      
 Australia Crawford 0 1 4          United Kingdom Paish 4 6 4 2  
20  France Destremau 3 6 8 6       20  France Destremau 6 3 6 6    
 United States Stewart 6 4 6 3         3  United States Parker 6 4 6 6  
17  United States Seixas 6 6 7           17  United States Seixas 1 6 3 4  
 United States Tuero 4 0 5         17  United States Seixas 6 6 6      
 United States Beisser 6 7 6          United States Beisser 3 2 2      
 United States Daniel 2 5 2           17  United States Seixas 3 6 4 6 6
 United States Paton 7 7 13           14  Australia Sidwell 6 3 6 0 4  
 United States Hanna 5 5 11          United States Paton 5 3 2    
14  Australia Sidwell 6 6 6         14  Australia Sidwell 7 6 6      
 Hong Kong Ip 0 0 2      

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
11  Ecuador Segura 6 6 6      
 United States Fishbach 2 1 3         11  Ecuador Segura 6 6 6      
 United States Savitt 1 6 6 3 6      United States Savitt 3 1 2      
 United States Schwartz 6 3 4 6 4       11  Ecuador Segura 6 6 6 6    
 India Mehta 6 6 6            United States Bartzen 8 1 3 3    
 United States Hall 4 4 1          India Mehta 4 4 1    
 United States Bartzen 6 6 6          United States Bartzen 6 6 6      
 United States Hollander 4 2 1           11  Ecuador Segura 1 6 6 7  
 United States Burrows 3 6 6 6         6  Australia Pails 6 1 2 5  
 United States Welsh 6 0 4 3        United States Burrows 2 3 1      
 United States Carter 4 4 7 6 6      United States Carter 6 6 6      
 United States Burke 6 6 5 0 2        United States Carter 1 5 2    
 Romania Rurac 6 6 6           6  Australia Pails 6 7 6      
 United States Mathey 3 4 2          Romania Rurac 1 4 3    
6  Australia Pails 6 6 6         6  Australia Pails 6 6 6      
 United States Evert 3 2 1      

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
7  United States Mulloy 6 6 6      
 United States Grant 3 4 1         7  United States Mulloy 6 6 2 9 6  
 United States Gonzales 6 6 6          United States Gonzales 3 2 6 11 4  
 United Kingdom Barton 3 0 3           7  United States Mulloy 6 6 9      
       India Misra 3 2 7      
     United Kingdom Olliff 1 6 0 7  
     India Misra 6 2 6 9    
      7  United States Mulloy 6 6 6    
      10  Sweden Johansson 3 2 3    
     United States Greenberg            
     Mexico Vega w/o          
       United States Greenberg 3 3 6 1  
      10  Sweden Johansson 6 6 1 6    
     United States Geller 7 4 0    
    10  Sweden Johansson 9 6 6      
 

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    15  United States Moylan 9 6 6      
     France Abdesselam 7 4 1      
      15  United States Moylan 6 6 6      
       United States Roddey 1 1 1      
     United States Roddey 6 6 6    
     United States Dixon 2 1 2      
      15  United States Moylan 2 1 2    
      2  Australia Bromwich 6 6 6    
     Canada Rochon 6 6 7      
     Belgium Peten 2 3 5      
       Canada Rochon 1 0 1    
      2  Australia Bromwich 6 6 6      
     United States Pero 5 3 1    
    2  Australia Bromwich 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. 123. OCLC 172306. 

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