1931 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1931 U.S. National Championships
Date 3 September – 10 September (M)
15 August – 20 August (W)
Edition 51st
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass / Outdoor
Location Forest Hills, Queens
New York, United States
Venue West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Ellsworth Vines
Women's Singles
United States Helen Wills Moody
Men's Doubles
United States Wilmer Allison / United States John Van Ryn
Women's Doubles
United Kingdom Betty Nuthall / United Kingdom Eileen Bennett Whittingstall
Mixed Doubles
United Kingdom Betty Nuthall / United States George Lott
← 1930 · U.S. National Championships · 1932 →

The 1931 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, United States. The tournament ran from 3 September until 10 September. It was the 51st staging of the U.S. National Championships and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.[1]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Ellsworth Vines defeated United States George Lott 7–9, 6–3, 9–7, 7–5

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Helen Wills Moody defeated United Kingdom Eileen Bennett Whittingstall 6–4, 6–1

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Wilmer Allison / United States John Van Ryn defeated United States Gregory Mangin / United States Berkeley Bell 6–4, 8–6, 6–3 [2]

Women's doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Betty Nuthall / United Kingdom Eileen Bennett Whittingstall defeated United States Helen Jacobs / United Kingdom Dorothy Round 6–2, 6–4 [3]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Betty Nuthall / United States George Lott defeated United States Anna McCune Harper / United States Wilmer Allison 6–3, 6–3 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 45–47. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Collins, p. 477
  3. ^ Collins, p. 479
  4. ^ Collins, p. 482

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1931 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1932 Australian Championships