1927 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1927 U.S. National Championships
ChampionFrance René Lacoste [1]
Runner-upUnited States Bill Tilden [1]
Final score11–9, 6–3, 11–9
Details
Draw64
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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René Lacoste defeated Bill Tilden 11–9, 6–3, 11–9 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1927 U.S. National Championships.[2] It was Lacoste's second U.S. Championships title and his fifth Grand Slam title overall.[3]

Seeds[edit]

The tournament used two lists of eight players for seeding the men's singles event; one list of U.S. players and one for foreign players. René Lacoste is the champion; others show in brackets the round in which they were eliminated.

Draw[edit]

Final eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
United States Bill Tilden 6 3 10 6
France Jean Borotra 1 6 8 1
United States Bill Tilden 14 6 4 9
United States Frank Hunter 12 1 6 7
United States Frank Hunter 4 5 6 6 6
United States John Hennessey 6 7 0 3 4
United States Bill Tilden 9 3 9
France René Lacoste 11 6 11
United States Bill Johnston 3 6 6 6
France Jacques Brugnon 6 2 4 4
United States Bill Johnston 2 6 4 1
France René Lacoste 6 2 6 6
Spain Manuel Alonso 2 6 4 1
France René Lacoste 6 2 6 6

Earlier rounds[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 458. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Talbert, Bill (1967). Tennis Observed – The USLTA Men's Singles Champions, 1881-1966,. Barre: Barre Publishers. p. 105. OCLC 172306.
  3. ^ "Lacoste Beats Tilden for US Tennis Crown". Chicago Sunday Tribune. AP. September 18, 1927. p. 1 (Part Two).


Preceded by
1927 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams
Men's Singles
Succeeded by
1928 Australian Championships