1966 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1966 U.S. National Championships
Date:   1 September – 12 September
Edition:   86th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Forest Hills, Queens
New York, USA
Venue:   West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Fred Stolle
Women's Singles
Brazil Maria Bueno
Men's Doubles
Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Fred Stolle
Women's Doubles
Brazil Maria Bueno / United States Nancy Richey
Mixed Doubles
United States Donna Floyd Fales / Australia Owen Davidson
U.S. National Championships
 < 1965 1967 > 

The 1966 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 1 September until 12 September. It was the 86th staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of 1966.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Fred Stolle defeated Australia John Newcombe 4–6, 12–10, 6–3, 6–4

Women's Singles[edit]

Brazil Maria Bueno defeated United States Nancy Richey 6–3, 6–1

Men's doubles[edit]

Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Fred Stolle defeated United States Clark Graebner / United States Dennis Ralston 6–4, 6–4, 6–4 [1]

Women's doubles[edit]

Brazil Maria Bueno / United States Nancy Richey defeated United States Billie Jean King / United States Rosie Casals 6–3, 6–4 [2]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Donna Floyd Fales / Australia Owen Davidson defeated United States Carol Aucamp / United States Ed Rubinoff 6–1, 6–3 [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 478. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Collins, p. 480
  3. ^ Collins, p. 482

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1966 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1967 Australian Championships