1919 Australasian Championships

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1919 Australasian Championships
Date 19 January – 24 January, 1920
Edition 12th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Venue Double Bay Grounds
Champions
Men's Singles
United Kingdom Algernon Kingscote
Men's Doubles
Australia Pat O'Hara Wood / Australia Ronald Thomas
← 1915 · Australasian Championships · 1920 →

The 1919 Australasian Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor grass courts at the Double Bay Grounds in Sydney, Australia.[1] Due to World War I, the tournament was not held until early 1920,[2] from 19 January to 24 January. It was the 12th edition of the Australian Championships (now known as the Australian Open), the 2nd held in Sydney, and the last Grand Slam tournament of 1919. The men's singles title was won by Algernon Kingscote.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Algernon Kingscote defeated Australia Eric Pockley 6–4, 6–0, 6–3

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Pat O'Hara Wood / Australia Ronald Thomas defeated Australia James Anderson / Australia Arthur Lowe 7–5, 6–1, 7–9, 3–6, 6–3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lawn Tennis". The Prahran Telegraph. 59, (3035). Victoria, Australia. 10 January 1920. p. 2 – via National Library of Australia. 
  2. ^ "Tennis Championships.". The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957). Melbourne, Vic.: National Library of Australia. 29 January 1920. p. 7. 

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Preceded by
1919 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1920 Australasian Championships