1942 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1942 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Pauline Betz[1]
Runner-upUnited States Louise Brough
Final score4–6, 6–1, 6–4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1941 · U.S. National Championships · 1943 →

Second-seeded Pauline Betz defeated first-seeded Louise Brough 4–6, 6–1, 6–4 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1942 U.S. National Championships.[1][2]

Seeds[edit]

The eight seeded U.S. players are listed below. Sarah Palfrey Cooke is the champion; others show in brackets the round in which they were eliminated.[3]

  1. United States Louise Brough (Finalist)
  2. United States Pauline Betz (Champion)
  3. United States Margaret Osborne (Semifinalist)
  4. United States Helen Bernhard (Semifinalist)
  5. United States Mary Arnold (Quarterfinalist)
  6. United States Patricia Canning Todd (Second round)
  7. United States Doris Hart (Quarterfinalist)
  8. United States Helen Rihbany (Quarterfinalist)

Draw[edit]

Final Eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1 United States Louise Brough 3 6 6
5 United States Mary Arnold 6 4 3
1 United States Louise Brough 5 6 6
4 United States Helen Bernhard 7 4 2
8 United States Helen Rihbany 0 4
4 United States Helen Bernhard 6 6
1 United States Louise Brough 6 4 1
2 United States Pauline Betz 4 6 6
3 United States Margaret Osborne 7 6
7 United States Doris Hart 5 0
3 United States Margaret Osborne 4 6 5
2 United States Pauline Betz 6 4 7
United States Shirley Fry 2 0
2 United States Pauline Betz 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. 470. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ "Pauline Betz New Champ". Berkeley Daily Gazette. September 7, 1942. p. Eight – via Google News Archive.
  3. ^ "Ted Schroeder, Louise Brough Top Seeded in Tennis Tourney". Eugene Register-Guard. August 25, 1942. p. Eight – via Google News Archive.