1938 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1938 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Alice Marble
Runner-upAustralia Nancye Wynne[1]
Final score6–0, 6–3
Details
Draw64
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1937 · U.S. National Championships · 1939 →

Second-seeded Alice Marble defeated Nancye Wynne 6–0, 6–3 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1938 U.S. National Championships.[1][2][3]

Seeds[edit]

The tournament used two lists of eight players for seeding the women's singles event; one for U.S. players and one for foreign players. Alice Marble is the champion; others show in brackets the round in which they were eliminated.[4]

  1. United States Helen Jacobs (Third round)
  2. United States Alice Marble (Champion)
  3. United States Dorothy Bundy (Semifinalist)
  4. United States Sarah Fabyan (Semifinalist)
  5. United States Gracyn Wheeler (Third round)
  6. United States Barbara Winslow (Third round)
  7. United States Helen Pedersen (Third round)
  8. United States Dorothy Workman (Third round)
  9. Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska (Quarterfinalist)
  10. France Simonne Mathieu (Quarterfinalist)
  11. United Kingdom Kay Stammers (Quarterfinalist)
  12. Australia Nancye Wynne (Finalist)
  13. Australia Thelma Coyne (Third round)
  14. United Kingdom Margot Lumb (Quarterfinalist)
  15. Australia Nell Hopman (Third round)
  16. Australia Dorothy Stevenson (Third round)

Draw[edit]

Final eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
(6) United Kingdom Margot Lumb 4 7 1
(4) Australia Nancye Wynne 6 5 6
(4) Australia Nancye Wynne 5 6 8
3 United States Dorothy Bundy 7 4 6
3 United States Dorothy Bundy 6 3 6
(2) France Simonne Mathieu 3 6 0
(4) Australia Nancye Wynne 0 3
2 United States Alice Marble 6 6
2 United States Alice Marble 6 6 6
(3) United Kingdom Kay Stammers 8 3 0
2 United States Alice Marble 5 7 7
4 United States Sarah Fabyan 7 5 5
4 United States Sarah Fabyan 6 6
(1) Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska 1 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 470. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Henry McLemore (September 25, 1938). "Budge Makes 'Grand Slam'; Miss Marble Gains Title". The Pittsburgh Press. UPI. p. 5 (sports section) – via Google News Archive.
  3. ^ Henry McLemore (September 25, 1938). "Budge Completes Slam; Miss Marble Also Wins". The Milwaukee Journal. UP. p. 1 (sports) – via Google News Archive.
  4. ^ Irving Wright, ed. (1939). Wright & Ditson Official Lawn Tennis Guide 1939. New York: American Sports Publishing. pp. 29, 31–33.