1950 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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1950 U.S. National Championships
Champion   United States Arthur Larsen[1]
Runner-up   United States Herbie Flam[1]
Final score   6–3, 4–6, 5–7, 6–4, 6–3
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
 < 1949 1951 > 

Arthur Larsen defeated Herbie Flam 6–3, 4–6, 5–7, 6–4, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1950 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States J.E. Patty (First round)
  2. Australia Frank Sedgman (Third round)
  3. United States Herbie Flam (Finalist)
  4. Egypt Jaroslav Drobný (Third round)
  5. United States Gardnar Mulloy (Semifinalist)
  6. Australia John Bromwich (Third round)
  7. United States Tom Brown (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Australia Ken McGregor (First round)
  9. United States Vic Seixas (Third round)
  10. Sweden Torsten Johansson (Third round)
  1. United States Arthur Larsen (Champion)
  2. Philippines Felicisimo Ampon (Third round)
  3. United States Earl Cochell (Quarterfinalist)
  4. Australia George Worthington (Third round)
  5. United States Dick Savitt (Semifinalist)
  6. United Kingdom Tony Mottram (Second round)
  7. United States Bill Talbert (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Belgium Philippe Washer (Second round)
  9. United States James Brink (Third round)
  10. Mexico Gustavo Palafox (First round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  11  United States Arthur Larsen 6 2 6 6    
7  United States Tom Brown 3 6 1 4    
  11  United States Arthur Larsen 6 10 7 6    
  15  United States Dick Savitt 2 8 9 2    
15  United States Dick Savitt 8 6 2 6  
   United States Sidney Schwartz 6 2 6 3    
    11  United States Arthur Larsen 6 4 5 6 6
  3  United States Herbie Flam 3 6 7 4 3
  13  United States Earl Cochell 3 5 2      
5  United States Gardnar Mulloy 6 7 6      
5  United States Gardnar Mulloy 6 2 11 1 3
  3  United States Herbie Flam 2 6 9 6 6  
17  United States Bill Talbert 7 4 3    
  3  United States Herbie Flam 9 6 6      

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States Beisser 7 7 9 2
4 Egypt Drobný 5 9 11 6 4 Egypt Drobný 9 6 6
United States Schreiber 12 6 1 5 2 Australia Hopman 7 3 1
Australia Hopman 10 1 6 7 6 4 Egypt Drobný 3 6 2 5
United States Reed 4 6 4 11 11 United States Larsen 6 2 6 7
Sweden Davidson 6 4 6 13 Sweden Davidson 4 4 6 4
United Kingdom Horn 3 4 3 11 United States Larsen 6 6 4 6
11 United States Larsen 6 6 6 11 United States Larsen 3 6 1 4
United States Fox 2 2 0 7 United States Brown 6 2 6 6
14 Australia Worthington 6 6 6 14 Australia Worthington 3 3 6 10 7
United States Brose 2 4 1 Canada Rochon 6 6 0 8 5
Canada Rochon 6 6 6 14 Australia Worthington 2 6 1 5
France Abdesselam 4 4 7 7 United States Brown 6 1 6 7
United States Golden 6 6 9 United States Golden 3 3 2
United States Tuero 6 4 1 4 7 United States Brown 6 6 6
7 United States Brown 1 6 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States Trabert 4 0 5
6 Australia Bromwich 6 6 7 6 Australia Bromwich 6 6 1 6
Canada Macken 2 5 1 United States Moylan 3 4 6 4
United States Moylan 6 7 6 6 Australia Bromwich 6 0 6 2 3
United States Richards 7 3 3 5 15 United States Savitt 3 6 4 6 6
Australia Rose 5 6 6 7 Australia Rose 4 2 4
United States Saul w/o 15 United States Savitt 6 6 6
15 United States Savitt 15 United States Savitt 6 2 6 3
Canada Main 7 3 5 4 United States Schwartz 8 '6' 2 6
12 Philippines Ampon 5 6 7 6 12 Philippines Ampon 6 6 6
Sweden Eliaesson 2 2 4 United States Match 2 4 1
United States Match 6 6 6 12 Philippines Ampon 6 2 8 5
20 Mexico Palafox 2 4 4 United States Schwartz 4 6 10 7
United States Schwartz 6 6 6 United States Schwartz 6 21 6
1 United States Patty w/o United States Devoe 4 19 3
United States Devoe

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States Burrows 6 3 5 8
2 Australia Sedgman 3 6 7 10 2 Australia Sedgman 4 6 7 3 7
Belgium Brichant 8 3 1 United States Clark 6 3 5 6 5
United States Clark 10 6 '6 2 Australia Sedgman 5 7 6 2 2
United States Masterson 4 2 5 13 United States Cochell 7 5 1 6 6
United States Likas 6 6 7 United States Likas 0 1 2
United States Fisher 1 3 0 13 United States Cochell 6 6 6
13 United States Cochell 6 6 6 13 United States Cochell 3 5 2
United States Gaines 3 3 8 2 5 United States Mulloy 6 7 6
10 Sweden Johansson 6 6 6 6 10 Sweden Johansson 7 4 6 6
United States Behrens 3 6 3 3 United States Richardson 5 6 4 3
United States Richardson 6 1 6 6 10 Sweden Johansson 4 2 2
United States Shea 3 6 7 2 1 5 United States Mulloy 6 6 6
United States Stewart 6 3 5 6 6 United States Stewart 1 2 1
United States Vincent 4 0 1 5 United States Mulloy 6 6 6
5 United States Mulloy 6 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8 Australia McGregor 7 6 4 1
United States McNeill 9 3 6 6 United States McNeill 1 6 5 0
United States Shields 1 6 1 2 17 United States Talbert 6 4 7 6
17 United States Talbert 6 3 6 6 17 United States Talbert 6 2 3 6 6
United States Martin 3 3 2 9 United States Seixas 1 6 6 2 3
Chile Balbiers 6 6 6 Chile Balbiers 3 2 3
United States Paton 1 0 1 9 United States Seixas 6 6 6
9 United States Seixas 6 6 6 17 United States Talbert 7 4 3
United States Ganzenmuller 0 4 3 3 United States Flam 9 6 6
16 United Kingdom Mottram 6 6 6 16 United Kingdom Mottram 4 6 3 6 3
France Ducos De La Haille 1 5 7 6 4 19 United States Brink 6 4 6 4 6
19 United States Brink 6 7 5 3 6 19 United States Brink 4 3 3
United States Ball 6 3 4 3 United States Flam 6 6 6
18 Belgium Washer 8 6 6 18 Belgium Washer 1 4 8 4
United States Bogley 6 4 1 4 3 United States Flam 6 6 6 6
3 United States Flam 3 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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