1949 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1949 U.S. National Championships
Date:   26 August – 5 September
Edition:   69th
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
Australia John Bromwich / Australia Bill Sidwell
Women's Doubles
United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne duPont
Mixed Doubles
United States Louise Brough / South Africa Eric Sturgess
U.S. National Championships
 < 1948 1950 > 

The 1949 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 26 August until 5 September. It was the 69th staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.[1]

Pancho Gonzales won his second and final Grand Slam title before turning professional.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Pancho Gonzales defeated United States Ted Schroeder 16–18, 2–6, 6–1, 6–2, 6–4

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Margaret Osborne duPont defeated United States Doris Hart 6–3, 6–1

Men's doubles[edit]

Australia John Bromwich / Australia Bill Sidwell defeated Australia Frank Sedgman / Australia George Worthington 6–4, 6–0, 6–1 [2]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne defeated United States Shirley Fry / United States Doris Hart 6–4, 10–8 [3]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough / South Africa Eric Sturgess defeated United States Margaret Osborne duPont / United States Bill Talbert 4–6, 6–3, 7–5 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 89–91. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Collins, p. 477
  3. ^ Collins, p. 480
  4. ^ Collins, p. 482

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Preceded by
1949 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1950 Australian Championships