1942 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1942 U.S. National Championships
Date27 August – 7 September
Edition62nd
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceGrass
LocationForest Hills, Queens
New York, United States
VenueWest Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Ted Schroeder
Women's Singles
United States Pauline Betz
Men's Doubles
United States Gardnar Mulloy / United States Bill Talbert
Women's Doubles
United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne
Mixed Doubles
United States Margaret Osborne / United States Ted Schroeder
← 1941 · U.S. National Championships · 1943 →

The 1942 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 27 August until 7 September. It was the 62nd staging of the U.S. National Championships and due to World War II it was the only Grand Slam tennis event of the year.[1]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Ted Schroeder defeated United States Frank Parker 8–6, 7–5, 3–6, 4–6, 6–2

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Pauline Betz defeated United States Louise Brough 4–6, 6–1, 6–4

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Gardnar Mulloy / United States Bill Talbert defeated United States Ted Schroeder / United States Sidney Wood 9–7, 7–5, 6–1 [2]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne defeated United States Pauline Betz / United States Doris Hart 2–6, 7–5, 6–0 [3]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough / United States Ted Schroeder defeated United States Patricia Todd / Argentina Alejo Russell 3–6, 6–1, 6–4 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 73–74. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Collins, p. 477
  3. ^ Collins, p. 480
  4. ^ Collins, p. 482

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1941 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1943 U.S. National Championships