1920 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1920 U.S. National Championships
Date 30 August – 6 September (M)
20 September – 25 September (W)
Edition 40th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Forest Hills, Queens
New York, USA
Venue West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Bill Tilden [1]
Women's Singles
United States Molla Bjurstedt Mallory [1]
Men's Doubles
United States Bill Johnston / United States Clarence Griffin [2]
Women's Doubles
United States Marion Zinderstein / United States Eleonora Sears [3]
Mixed Doubles
United States Hazel Wightman / United States Wallace Johnson [4]
Forest Hills men's singles match on September 1, 1920

The 1920 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, USA. The men's tournament ran from August 30 until September 6, 1920 while the women's event was held from September 20 through September 25, 1920. It was the 40th staging of the U.S. National Championships and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Bill Tilden defeated United States Bill Johnston 6–1, 1–6, 7–5, 5–7, 6–3 [5]

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Molla Bjurstedt Mallory defeated United States Marion Zinderstein 6–3, 6–1

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Bill Johnston / United States Clarence Griffin defeated United States Roland Roberts / United States Willis Davis 6–2, 6–2, 6–3

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Marion Zinderstein / United States Eleanor Goss defeated United States Eleanor Tennant / United States Helen Baker 6–3, 6–1

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Hazel Wightman / United States Wallace Johnson defeated United States Molla Bjurstedt Mallory / United States Craig Biddle 6–4, 6–3

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. ^ "Tilden Crowned King of Courts" (PDF). The New York Times. September 7, 1920. 

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Preceded by
1920 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1921 Australasian Championships