1909 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1909 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States William Larned [1]
Runner-upUnited States William Clothier [1]
Final score6–1, 6–2, 5–7, 1–6, 6–1
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Defending champion William Larned defeated William Clothier in the Challenge Round 6–1, 6–2, 5–7, 1–6, 6–1 to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1909 U.S. National Championships.[2] Clothier defeated Maurice McLoughlin in the All Comers' Final.[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 5 1 6
United States William Clothier 1 2 7 6 1

All Comers' finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
United States William Clothier 6 7 6
United States Edward Whitney 1 5 4
United States William Clothier 7 7 6
United States Tom Bundy 5 5 3
United States Tom Bundy 6 7 6
United States William Cragin 1 5 2
United States William Clothier 7 6 9 6
United States Maurice McLoughlin 5 4 11 3
United States Richard Palmer 5 4 2
United States Maurice McLoughlin 7 6 6
United States Maurice McLoughlin 6 4 7 6
United States Gus Touchard 3 6 5 2
United States Fred Inman 4 6 6 6 2
United States Gus Touchard 6 4 4 8 6

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. ^ "Champion Larned Retains his Title" (PDF). The New York Times. August 28, 1909.
  3. ^ "Clothier's Right to Challenge Larned" (PDF). The New York Times. August 27, 1909.
  4. ^ Bill Talbert (1967). Tennis Observed. Barre: Barre Publishers. pp. 81–82. OCLC 172306.