1918 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1918 U.S. National Championships
Date 26 August – 3 September (M)
17 June – 22 June (W)
Edition 38th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Forest Hills, Queens
New York, United States
Venue West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Robert Lindley Murray [1]
Women's Singles
Norway Molla Bjurstedt [1]
Men's Doubles
United States Bill Tilden / United States Vincent Richards [2]
Women's Doubles
United States Marion Zinderstein / United States Eleonora Sears [3]
Mixed Doubles
United States Hazel Wightman / United States Irving Wright [4]
← 1917 · U.S. National Championships · 1919 →

The 1918 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, United States. The tournament ran from 26 August until 3 September. It was the 38th staging of the U.S. National Championships and due to World War I the only Grand Slam tennis event of the year.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Robert Lindley Murray defeated United States Bill Tilden 6–3, 6–1, 7–5

Women's Singles[edit]

Norway Molla Bjurstedt defeated United States Eleanor Goss 6–4, 6–3

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Bill Tilden / United States Vincent Richards defeated United States Fred Alexander / United States Beals Wright 6–3, 6–4, 3–6, 2–6, 6–4

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Marion Zinderstein / United States Eleonora Sears defeated Norway Molla Bjurstedt / United States Mrs. Rogge 7–5, 8–6

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Hazel Wightman / United States Irving Wright defeated Norway Molla Bjurstedt / United States Fred Alexander 6–2, 6–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 454–483. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Collins, p. 477
  3. ^ Collins, p. 479
  4. ^ Collins, p. 481

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1917 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1919 Wimbledon Championships