1948 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1948 U.S. National Championships
Date:   10 September – 19 September
Edition:   68th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Forest Hills, Queens
New York, USA
Venue:   West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Pancho Gonzales
Women's Singles
United States Margaret Osborne duPont
Men's Doubles
United States Gardnar Mulloy / United States Bill Talbert
Women's Doubles
United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne
Mixed Doubles
United States Louise Brough / United States Tom Brown
U.S. National Championships
 < 1947 1949 > 

The 1948 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 10 September until 19 September. It was the 68th staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.[1]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Pancho Gonzales defeated South Africa Eric Sturgess 6–2, 6–3, 14–12

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Margaret Osborne duPont defeated United States Louise Brough Clapp 4–6, 6–4, 15–13

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Gardnar Mulloy / United States Bill Talbert defeated United States Frank Parker / United States Ted Schroeder 1–6, 9–7, 6–3, 3–6, 9–7 [2]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne defeated United States Patricia Todd / United States Doris Hart 6–4, 8–10, 6–1 [3]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough / United States Tom Brown defeated United States Margaret Osborne duPont / United States Bill Talbert 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. 86–88. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Collins, p. 477
  3. ^ Collins, p. 480
  4. ^ Collins, p. 482

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Preceded by
1948 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1949 Australian Championships