1889 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1889 U.S. National Championships
Date:   27 August – 3 September (M)
11 June – 15 June (W)
Edition:   9th
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Newport, R.I., USA (M)
Philadelphia, PA, USA (W)
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Henry Slocum[1]
Women's Singles
United States Bertha Townsend[1]
Men's Doubles
United States Henry Slocum / United States Howard Taylor
Women's Doubles
United States Margarette Ballard / United States Bertha Townsend
U.S. National Championships
 < 1888 1890 > 

List of champions of the 1889 U.S. National Championships (now known as the US Open). The men's tournament was held from 27 August to 3 September on the outdoor grass courts at the Newport Casino in Newport, Rhode Island. The women's tournament was held from 11 June to 15 June on the outdoor grass courts at the Philadelphia Cricket Club in Philadelphia, PA. It was the 9th U.S. National Championships and the second Grand Slam tournament of the year. The inaugural U.S. Women's National Doubles Championship was held in 1889 and like the women's singles was played at the Philadelphia Cricket Club.:[1]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Henry Slocum defeated United States Quincy Shaw 6–3, 6–1, 4–6, 6–2

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Bertha Townsend defeated United States Lida Voorhees 7–5, 6–2

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Henry Slocum / United States Howard Taylor defeated United States Valentine Hall / United States Oliver Campbell 6–1, 6–3, 6–2

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Margarette Ballard / United States Bertha Townsend defeated United States Marion Wright / United States Laura Knight 6–0, 6–2


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 454, 465, 476. ISBN 978-0942257700. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1889 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1890 Wimbledon Championships