1937 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1937 U.S. National Championships
ChampionChile Anita Lizana[1]
Runner-upPoland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska
Final score6–4, 6–2
Details
Draw64
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1936 · U.S. National Championships · 1938 →

Anita Lizana defeated Jadwiga Jędrzejowska 6–4, 6–2 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1937 U.S. National Championships. The tournament was played on outdoor grass courts and held from September 2, through September 11, 1939 at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, Queens, New York.[1]

The draw consisted of 64 players of which eight were seeded.

Seeds[edit]

The eight seeded U.S. players are listed below. Anita Lizana is the champion; others show in brackets the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. United States Alice Marble (Quarterfinalist)
  2. United States Helen Jacobs (Semifinalist)
  3. United States Sarah Fabyan (First round)
  4. United States Marjorie Van Ryn (Quarterfinalist)
  5. United States Gracyn Wheeler (Third round)
  6. United States Dorothy Bundy (Semifinalist)
  7. United States Carolin Babcock (Third round)
  8. United States Helen Pedersen (First round)

Draw[edit]

Final eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
2 United States Helen Jacobs 7 6
United Kingdom Kay Stammers 5 3
2 United States Helen Jacobs 4 4
Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska 6 6 4
3 United Kingdom Mary Hardwick 4 2
Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska 6 6
Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska 4 2
Chile Anita Lizana 6 6
1 United States Alice Marble 6 5 1
6 United States Dorothy Bundy 1 7 6
6 United States Dorothy Bundy 2 3
Chile Anita Lizana 6 6
4 United States Marjorie Van Ryn 1 1
Chile Anita Lizana 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2016). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (3rd ed.). New York: New Chapter Press. p. 498. ISBN 978-1-937559-38-0.