1949 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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1949 U.S. National Championships
Champion   United States Pancho Gonzales[1]
Runner-up   United States Ted Schroeder[1]
Final score   16–18, 2–6, 6–1, 6–2, 6–4
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
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WC Singles      
WC Doubles      
U.S. National Championships
 < 1948 1950 > 

Pancho Gonzales defeated Ted Schroeder 16–18, 2–6, 6–1, 6–2, 6–4 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1949 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States Ted Schroeder (Finalist)
  2. South Africa Eric Sturgess (Third round)
  3. United States Pancho Gonzales (Champion)
  4. Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný (Quarterfinalist)
  5. United States Bill Talbert (Semifinalist)
  6. Australia Frank Sedgman (Quarterfinalist)
  7. United States Gardnar Mulloy (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Australia John Bromwich (Third round)
  9. United States Frank Parker (Semifinalist)
  10. Italy Giovanni Cucelli (Second round)
  1. United States Arthur Larsen (Quarterfinalist)
  2. Philippines Felicisimo Ampon (Third round)
  3. United States Earl Cochell (Third round)
  4. France Robert Abdesselam (Third round)
  5. United States Herbie Flam (First round)
  6. Italy Marcello Del Bello (Second round)
  7. United States Vic Seixas (First round)
  8. Australia George Worthington (First round)
  9. United States Samuel Match (Third round)
  10. Czechoslovakia Vladimír Černík (Second round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  4  Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný 4 2 2      
5  United States Bill Talbert 6 6 6      
  5  United States Bill Talbert 6 4 6 4 4  
  1  United States Ted Schroeder 2 6 4 6 6  
6  Australia Frank Sedgman 3 6 4 8 4
  1  United States Ted Schroeder 6 0 6 6 6  
    1  United States Ted Schroeder 18 6 1 2 4
  3  United States Pancho Gonzales 16 2 6 6 6
  9  United States Frank Parker 6 6 6      
7  United States Gardnar Mulloy 4 2 4      
9  United States Frank Parker 6 7 3 2  
  3  United States Pancho Gonzales 3 9 6 6    
11  United States Arthur Larsen 6 1 3 6 1
  3  United States Pancho Gonzales 4 6 6 2 6  

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 Canada Rochon 1 1 0      
4  Czechoslovakia Drobný 6 6 6         4  Czechoslovakia Drobný 4 6 6 6    
 Italy Quintavalle 5 0 0          United States Stewart 6 4 3 2    
 United States Stewart 7 6 6           4  Czechoslovakia Drobný 6 6 8      
 United States Roddey 6 5 6 6 5       13  United States Cochell 3 2 6      
 United States Behrens 8 7 3 4 7      United States Behrens 1 3 5    
 United States Ball 1 2 0         13  United States Cochell 6 6 7      
13  United States Cochell 6 6 6           4  Czechoslovakia Drobný 4 2 2    
 United States Bogley 3 0 5           5  United States Talbert 6 6 6    
14  France Abdesselam 6 6 7         14  France Abdesselam 12 6 1 2 6  
 Czechoslovakia Hecht 3 2 3          United States Burrows 10 4 6 6 3  
 United States Burrows 6 6 6           14  France Abdesselam 1 1 2    
 India Kumar 6 2 4 4         5  United States Talbert 6 6 6      
 United States Saul 4 6 6 6        United States Saul 4 4 3    
 United States Kovaleski 9 4 3 2       5  United States Talbert 6 6 6      
5  United States Talbert 7 6 6 6    

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 United States Harris 7 4 3 2    
6  Australia Sedgman 5 6 6 6       6  Australia Sedgman 6 11 6      
 United Kingdom Lewis 4 6 6 3 1      United States Shields 1 9 3      
 United States Shields 6 4 3 6 6       6  Australia Sedgman 6 6 10      
 United States Ganzenmuller 7 3 5            United States Moylan 3 2 8      
 United States Shea 9 6 7          United States Shea 6 12 1 2  
15  United States Flam 4 4 3          United States Moylan 3 14 6 6    
 United States Moylan 6 6 6           6  Australia Sedgman 3 6 4 8 4
 United States Mateer 6 2 4 4         1  United States Schroeder 6 0 6 6 6
10  Italy Cucelli 2 6 6 6       10  Italy Cucelli 0 5 1      
 France Remy 2 4 1         19  United States Match 6 7 6      
19  United States Match 6 6 6           19  United States Match 3 2 2    
 Canada Macken 1 1 11 3         1  United States Schroeder 6 6 6      
20  Czechoslovakia Černík 6 6 9 6       20  Czechoslovakia Černík 6 3 2    
 United States Oliver 3 4 2         1  United States Schroeder 8 6 6      
1  United States Schroeder 6 6 6      

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 United States Golden 1 2 2      
2  South Africa Sturgess 6 6 6         2  South Africa Sturgess 6 6 6      
 United States Taylor 7 4 0 2        United States Schwartz 3 0 2      
 United States Schwartz 5 6 6 6         2  South Africa Sturgess 3 8 1 4    
 United Kingdom Oakley 1 2 2           9  United States Parker 6 6 6 6    
 United States Masterson 6 6 6          United States Masterson 2 1 1    
 Italy Canepele 2 1 1         9  United States Parker 6 6 6      
9  United States Parker 6 6 6           9  United States Parker 6 6 6    
 United States Wood 2 0 7           7  United States Mulloy 4 2 4    
12  Philippines Ampon 6 6 9         12  Philippines Ampon 6 6 6      
 United States Greenberg w/o              United States Steiner 1 3 4      
 United States Steiner                 12  Philippines Ampon 3 2 0    
18  Australia Worthington 2 2 6           7  United States Mulloy 6 6 6      
 United States Trabert 6 6 8          United States Trabert 12 2 1 3  
 United States Tuero 6 3 0         7  United States Mulloy 10 6 6 6    
7  United States Mulloy 8 6 6      

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 South Africa Fannin 2 1 3      
8  Australia Bromwich 6 6 6         8  Australia Bromwich 6 6 6      
 United States Hippenstiel 8 2 6 2 3      United States Paton 2 0 0      
 United States Paton 6 6 3 6 6       8  Australia Bromwich 6 9 2 4 4  
 Chile Balbiers 1 3 1           11  United States Larsen 3 7 6 6 6  
 United States Dorfman 6 6 6          United States Dorfman 6 5 6 5  
 United States Devoe 1 6 3 6 3     11  United States Larsen 8 7 4 7    
11  United States Larsen 6 3 6 3 6       11  United States Larsen 6 1 3 6 1
 United States Vogt 4 4 4           3  United States Gonzales 4 6 6 2 6
16  Italy Del Bello 6 6 6         16  Italy Del Bello 4 0 1      
17  United States Seixas 6 6 3 5 4      United States Brink 6 6 6      
 United States Brink 3 0 6 7 6        United States Brink 4 4 4    
 United States Savitt 6 5 3 1         3  United States Gonzales 6 6 6      
 United States Clark 1 7 6 6        United States Clark 4 5 5    
 United States Geller 0 1 2         3  United States Gonzales 6 7 7      
3  United States Gonzales 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. 460. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Talbert, Bill (1967). Tennis Observed – The USLTA Men's Singles Champions, 1881-1966,. Barre: Barre Publishers. p. 125. OCLC 172306. 

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