1908 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1908 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States William Larned [1]
Runner-upUnited States Beals Wright [1]
Final score6–1, 6–2, 8–6
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1907 · U.S. National Championships · 1909 →

Beals Wright defeated Fred Alexander 6–3, 6–3, 6–3 in the All Comers' Final of the 1908 U.S. Men's National Singles Championship.[2] Defending champion William Larned won the Challenge Round against Beals Wright 6–1, 6–2, 8–6.[3] The event was held at the Newport Casino in Newport, R.I., USA.[1][4]

Challenge round[edit]

Challenge Round
       
United States William Larned 6 6 8
United States Beals Wright 1 2 6

All Comers' finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
United States Fred Alexander 6 6 6
United States Frank Sulloway 1 3 1
United States Fred Alexander 7 7 6
United States William Clothier 5 5 3
United States Gus Touchard 1 6 0
United States William Clothier 6 8 6
United States Fred Alexander 3 3 3
United States Beals Wright 6 6 6
United States Nat Emerson 6 10 6 2 9
United States Jed Jones 8 8 1 6 7
United States Nat Emerson 2 4 7 3
United States Beals Wright 6 6 5 6
United States Beals Wright 6 6 6
United States Henry Torrance 3 1 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 456. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ "Wright to Meet Larned" (PDF). The New York Times. August 29, 1908.
  3. ^ "Larned Defends National Title" (PDF). The New York Times. August 30, 1908.
  4. ^ Bill Talbert (1967). Tennis Observed. Barre: Barre Publishers. pp. 80–81. OCLC 172306.