1921 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1921 U.S. National Championships
Date9–19 September (M)
15–20 August (W)
Edition41st
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceGrass
LocationPhiladelphia, PA, United States
VenueGermantown Cricket 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 Tilden / United States Vincent Richards [2]
Women's Doubles
United States Mary Browne / United States Louise Riddell Williams [3]
Mixed Doubles
United States Mary Browne / United States Bill Johnston [4]
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The 1921 U.S. National Championships (now known as the US Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor grass courts at the Germantown Cricket Club in Philadelphia, United States. The women's tournament was held from 15 August until 20 August while the men's tournament ran from 9 September until 19 September. It was the 41st staging of the U.S. National Championships and the second Grand Slam tennis event of the year.[5][6][7][8][9][10]

Finals[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Bill Tilden defeated United States Wallace F. Johnson 6–1, 6–3, 6–1 [11][12]

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Molla Bjurstedt Mallory defeated United States Mary Browne 4–6, 6–4, 6–2 [13]

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Bill Tilden / United States Vincent Richards defeated United States Richard Norris Williams / United States Watson Washburn 13–11, 12–10, 6–1

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Mary Browne / United States Louise Riddell Williams defeated United States Helen Gilleaudeau / United States Aletta Bailey Morris 6–3, 6–2

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Mary Browne / United States Bill Johnston defeated United States Molla Bjurstedt Mallory / United States Bill Tilden 3–6, 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. ^ "Net Title Singles Draw 123 Entries" (PDF). The New York Times. September 8, 1922.
  6. ^ "Tennis Stands for 11,000" (PDF). The New York Times. September 4, 1921.
  7. ^ "Rain Prevents Play in Tennis Tourney" (PDF). The New York Times. September 13, 1921.
  8. ^ "Features of Today's Program in Tennis Tourney" (PDF). The New York Times. September 10, 1921.
  9. ^ "Features of Today's Program in Tennis Tourney" (PDF). The New York Times. September 14, 1921.
  10. ^ "Features of Today's Program in Tennis Tourney" (PDF). The New York Times. September 15, 1921.
  11. ^ "Tilden and Johnson Reach Tennis Final" (PDF). The New York Times. September 17, 1921.
  12. ^ "Tennis Finalists Battle to a Tie" (PDF). The New York Times. September 18, 1921.
  13. ^ "Champion Battles her Way to Final" (PDF). The New York Times. August 20, 1921.

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