1929 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1929 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Bill Tilden [1]
Runner-upUnited States Frank Hunter [1]
Final score3–6, 6–3, 4–6, 6–2, 6–4
Details
Seeds14
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1928 · U.S. National Championships · 1930 →

Bill Tilden defeated Frank Hunter 3–6, 6–3, 4–6, 6–2, 6–4 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1929 U.S. National Championships.[2] It was Tilden's seventh and final U.S. Championship title and his ninth Grand Slam title overall.

Seeds[edit]

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

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Final eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
United States Bill Tilden 7 2 9 6
United States John Van Ryn 5 6 7 2
United States Bill Tilden 4 6 2 6 6
United States John Doeg 6 2 6 4 3
United States John Doeg 6 6 6
United Kingdom Bunny Austin 4 4 3
United States Bill Tilden 3 6 4 6 6
United States Frank Hunter 6 3 6 2 4
United States Wilmer Allison 6 8 4
United States Fritz Mercur 8 10 6
United States Fritz Mercur 4 8 4 3
United States Frank Hunter 6 6 6 6
United States Frank Hunter 6 6 6
United States R. Norris Williams 0 3 4

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 United States Bill Tilden 6 6 6
United States Donald Strachan 2 1 0
1 United States Bill Tilden 2 6 14 6
United States F. Shields 6 1 12 4
United States Kenneth B. Appel 3 3 2
United States Francis Shields 6 6 6
1 United States Bill Tilden 6 7 8
United States H. Culley 3 5 6
United States Louis B. Dailey Jr. 1 4 6 0
United States Henry M. Culley 6 6 3 6
United States H.M. Culley 6 7 6 6
United States J. Mooney 1 5 8 2
United States Jack Mooney 6 8 6
(6) Cuba German Upmann 4 6 3

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. 107. OCLC 172306.
Preceded by
1929 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams
Men's Singles
Succeeded by
1930 Australian Championships