1931 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1931 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Ellsworth Vines[1]
Runner-upUnited States George Lott[1]
Final score7–9, 6–3, 9–7, 7–5
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1930 · U.S. National Championships · 1932 →

First-seeded Ellsworth Vines defeated fourth-seeded George Lott 7–9, 6–3, 9–7, 7–5 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1931 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Seeds[edit]

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

Draw[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
1 United States Ellsworth Vines 6 6 8
United States Berkeley Bell 1 4 6
1 United States Ellsworth Vines 4 3 6 6 6
(1) United Kingdom Fred Perry 6 6 4 4 3
United States Frank Bowden 2 3 4
(1) United Kingdom Fred Perry 6 6 6
1 United States Ellsworth Vines 7 6 9 7
4 United States George Lott 9 3 7 5
2 United States Frank Shields 2 9 6 6
5 United States John Doeg 6 11 4 8
5 United States John Doeg 5 3 0
4 United States George Lott 7 6 6
4 United States George Lott 5 1 6 7 6
7 United States John Van Ryn 7 6 0 5 1

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. 109. OCLC 172306.


Preceded by
1931 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams
Men's Singles
Succeeded by
1932 Australian Championships