1951 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1951 U.S. National Championships
Date:   25 August – 5 September
Edition:   71st
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Grass / Outdoor
Location:   Forest Hills, Queens
New York, USA
Venue:   West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Frank Sedgman
Women's Singles
United States Maureen Connolly Brinker
Men's Doubles
Australia Ken McGregor / Australia Frank Sedgman
Women's Doubles
United States Shirley Fry / United States Doris Hart
Mixed Doubles
United States Doris Hart / Australia Frank Sedgman
U.S. National Championships
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The 1951 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 25 August until 5 September. It was the 71st staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.[1]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Frank Sedgman defeated United States Vic Seixas 6–4, 6–1, 6–1

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Maureen Connolly Brinker defeated United States Shirley Fry Irvin 6–3, 1–6, 6–4

Men's doubles[edit]

Australia Ken McGregor / Australia Frank Sedgman defeated Australia Don Candy / Australia Mervyn Rose 10–8, 6–4, 4–6, 7–5 [2]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Shirley Fry / United States Doris Hart defeated United States Nancy Chaffee / United States Patricia Todd 6–4, 6–2 [3]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Doris Hart / Australia Frank Sedgman defeated United States Shirley Fry / Australia Mervyn Rose 6–3, 6–2 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 95–97. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Collins, p. 477
  3. ^ Collins, p. 480
  4. ^ Collins, p. 482

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Preceded by
1951 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1952 Australian Championships