1917 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles
|1917 U.S. National Championships|
|Champion||Robert Lindley Murray |
|Runner-up||William Johnston |
|Final score||5–7, 8–6, 6–3, 6–3|
Robert Lindley Murray defeated Nathaniel W. Niles 5–7, 8–6, 6–3, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1917 U.S. National Championships. The event was held at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, New York. The tournament was renamed National Patriotic Tournament in support of the war effort. No trophies were handed out to the winners and the entrance fees were dedicated to the American Red Cross.
|R. Lindley Murray||4||6||6||4||6|
|R. Lindley Murray||4||6||6||6|
|R. Lindley Murray||5||8||6||6|
|Nathaniel W. Niles||7||6||3||3|
|Nathaniel W. Niles||6||6||6|
|Nathaniel W. Niles||6||4||6||6|
|R. Norris Williams||2||6||4||3|
|R. Norris Williams||4||6||7|
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- "Net Starts Respond to Call of Tennis" (PDF). The New York Times. August 20, 1917.
- "Tennis Body Agrees to Award no Titles" (PDF). The New York Times. April 22, 1917.
- 1917 U.S. National Championships on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw