1919 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1919 U.S. National Championships
Date26 August – 4 September (M)
16 June – 20 June (W)
Edition39th
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceGrass
LocationForest Hills, Queens
New York, United States
VenueWest Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Bill Johnston [1]
Women's Singles
United States Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman [1]
Men's Doubles
Australia Norman Brookes / Australia Gerald Patterson [2]
Women's Doubles
United States Marion Zinderstein / United States Eleanor Goss [3]
Mixed Doubles
United States Marion Zinderstein / United States Vincent Richards [4]
← 1918 · U.S. National Championships · 1920 →

The 1919 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 women's tournament was held from 16 June until 20 June while the men's tournament ran from 26 August until 4 September. It was the 39th staging of the U.S. National Championships and the second Grand Slam tennis event of the year.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Bill Johnston defeated United States Bill Tilden 6–4, 6–4, 6–3 [5]

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman defeated United States Marion Zinderstein 6–1, 6–2

Men's doubles[edit]

Australia Norman Brookes / Australia Gerald Patterson defeated United States Bill Tilden / United States Vincent Richards 8–6, 6–3, 4–6, 4–6, 6–2

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Marion Zinderstein / United States Eleanor Goss defeated United States Eleonora Sears / United States Hazel Wightman 10–8, 9–7

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Marion Zinderstein / United States Vincent Richards defeated United States Florence Ballin / United States Bill Tilden 2–6, 11–9, 6–2

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
  5. ^ "Johnston Takes Crown in Tennis" (PDF). The New York Times. September 5, 1919.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1919 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1919 Australasian Championships