1940 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1940 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Donald McNeill[1]
Runner-upUnited States Bobby Riggs[1]
Final score4–6, 6–8, 6–3, 6–3, 7–5
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1939 · U.S. National Championships · 1941 →

Donald McNeill defeated Bobby Riggs 4–6, 6–8, 6–3, 6–3, 7–5 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1940 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Donald McNeill is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. United States Bobby Riggs (Finalist)
  2. United States Donald McNeill (Champion)
  3. United States Francis Kovacs (Quarterfinalist)
  4. United States Frank Parker (Quarterfinalist)
  5. United States Joseph Hunt (Semifinalist)
  6. United States Henry Prusoff (Fourth round)
  7. United States Bryan Grant (Fourth round)
  8. United States Elwood Cooke (Quarterfinalist)
  9. United States Gardnar Mulloy (First round)
  10. United States Welby Van Horn (Second round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Final Eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
5 United States Joseph Hunt 6 6 6
3 United States Francis Kovacs 4 1 4
5 United States Joseph Hunt 6 3 7 3 4
1 United States Bobby Riggs 4 6 5 6 6
United States Ted Schroeder 1 7 3 4
1 United States Bobby Riggs 6 5 6 6
1 United States Bobby Riggs 6 8 3 3 5
2 United States Donald McNeill 4 6 6 6 7
United States Jack Kramer 1 6 3 6 6
4 United States Frank Parker 6 1 6 3 1
United States Jack Kramer 1 7 4 3
2 United States Donald McNeill 6 5 6 6
8 United States Elwood Cooke 7 8 4 3
2 United States Donald McNeill 9 6 6 6

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States Carver 6 6 4 6
Republic of Ireland Lyttleton-Rogers 3 8 6 8
Republic of Ireland Lyttleton-Rogers 6 6 3 4 4
United States Bowden 4 4 6 6 6
United States Bellis 1 4 6 6 6
United States Bowden 6 6 2 1 8
United States Bowden 1 8 1 6
5 United States Hunt 6 6 6 8
United States Aguirre 0 1 2
United States Buxby 6 6 6
United States Buxby 5 6 4 1
5 United States Hunt 7 3 6 6
United States Ganzenmuller 1 1 6
5 United States Hunt 6 6 8

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States Mattmann 6 6 9
Canada McDiarmid 3 1 7
United States Mattmann 6 6 7 3 6
United States Crowther 3 4 9 6 3
United States Paul 6 6 1 2 6
United States Crowther 3 4 6 6 8
United States Mattmann 4 2 4
3 United States Kovacs 6 6 6
United States Vogt 1 6 4 1
United States Seixas 6 1 6 6
United States Seixas 7 9 4 4 1
3 United States Kovacs 5 7 6 6 6
United States Anderson 1 6 1 8
3 United States Kovacs 6 3 6 10

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States Schroeder 6 6 7
United States Wall 3 0 5
United States Schroeder 2 6 6 6
United States Anderson 6 3 4 4
United States Anderson 6 6 3 5 6
United States Underwood 2 3 6 7 0
United States Schroeder 6 6 5 8
7 United States Grant 4 3 7 6
United States Harman 1 6 5 3
United States Hartman 6 1 7 6
United States Hartman 1 6 1 3
7 United States Grant 6 4 6 6
United States Anderson 3 3 9
7 United States Grant 6 6 11

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States Prochaska 1 1 3
United States Podesta 6 6 9 4 United States Davenport 6 6 6
United States Davenport 3 8 11 6 United States Davenport 5 5 6 6
United States Shields 8 8 7 0 United States Surface 7 7 3 8
United States Guernsey 6 10 9 6 United States Guernsey 6 3 3 9
9 United States Mulloy 5 1 3 United States Surface 3 6 6 11
United States Surface 7 6 6 United States Surface 0 3 1
United States Hawley 6 3 1 0 1 United States Riggs 6 6 6
United States Steele, Jr. 3 6 6 6 United States Steele, Jr. 4 4 3
United States Smith 2 1 2 United States Talbert 6 6 6
United States Talbert 6 6 6 United States Talbert 3 4 3
United States Mahoney 6 9 1 1 0 1 United States Riggs 6 6 6
United States Sutter 1 7 6 6 6 United States Sutter 2 2 6
United States Lubin w/o 1 United States Riggs 6 6 8
1 United States Riggs

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States Decker 1 1 2
United States Wood 6 6 6 United States Wood 6 1 8 6
United States Price 7 1 0 1 United States Low 2 6 6 3
United States Low 5 6 6 6 United States Wood 3 3 3
United States Hunt 6 6 4 6 United States Kramer 6 6 6
United States Kramer 1 8 6 8 United States Kramer 6 6 6
United States McGehee 1 8 1 3 United States Alloo 0 2 4
United States Alloo 6 6 6 6 United States Kramer 6 8 5 6
Japan Yamagishi 1 3 1 6 United States Prusoff 3 6 7 3
United States Amark 6 6 6 United States Amark 4 6 3 6 6
United States Johnson 2 6 1 3 United States Doeg 6 1 6 3 3
United States Doeg 6 2 6 6 United States Amark 6 6 1 0 1
United States Froehling 6 6 2 3 3 6 United States Prusoff 3 4 6 6 6
United States Hall 1 1 6 6 6 United States Hall 6 3 6 7 4
6 United States Prusoff 1 6 0 9 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Czechoslovakia Hecht 2 6 1 6 8
United States Gillespie 6 3 6 3 10
United States Gillespie 4 6 3 6 6
United States Bobbitt 6 1 6 3 3
United States Bickel 3 4 2
United States Bobbitt 6 6 6
United States Gillespie 2 3 8
4 United States Parker 6 6 10
United States Kelly
United States Arenberg w/o
United States Kelly 3 1 3
4 United States Parker 6 6 6
United States Maguire 3 1 5
4 United States Parker 6 6 7

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States Bartlett 1 6 6 6
United States Evert 6 4 3 3
United States Bartlett 5 3 6
United States Olewine 7 6 8
United States Greenberg 3 7 6 0
United States Olewine 6 9 0 6
United States Olewine 3 1 4
8 United States Cooke 6 6 6
United States Kantrowitz 1 6 6 6
United States Martin 6 1 1 3
United States Kantrowitz 3 1 3
8 United States Cooke 6 6 6
Republic of China (1912–1949) Choy 1 3 3
8 United States Cooke 6 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States O'Neill
United States Pryor w/o
United States O'Neill 1 3 3
United States Everett 6 6 6
United States Everett 3 5 6 6 15
10 United States Van Horn 6 7 1 0 13
United States Everett 3 3 1
2 United States McNeill 6 6 6
United States Thackara 6 2 5 6
United States Toley 1 6 7 8
United States Toley 3 3 1
2 United States McNeill 6 6 6
United States Fishbach 1 1 1
2 United States McNeill 6 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 459. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Talbert, Bill (1967). Tennis Observed – The USLTA Men's Singles Champions, 1881-1966,. Barre: Barre Publishers. p. 118. OCLC 172306.

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