1943 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1943 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Pauline Betz[1]
Runner-upUnited States Louise Brough
Final score6–3, 5–7, 6–3
Details
Draw32
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1942 · U.S. National Championships · 1944 →

First-seeded and reigning champion Pauline Betz defeated second-seeded Louise Brough 6–3, 5–7, 6–3 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1943 U.S. National Championships. The tournament was played on outdoor grass courts and held from September 1 through September 4, 1943 at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, Queens, New York.[1][2]

The draw consisted of 32 players of which eight were seeded.[3]

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States Pauline Betz (Champion)
  2. United States Louise Brough (Finalist)
  3. United States Margaret Osborne (Quarterfinalist)
  4. United States Doris Hart (Semifinalist)
  5. United States Sarah Palfrey Cooke (Quarterfinalist)
  6. United States Helen Bernhard (Second round)
  7. United States Dorothy Bundy (Semifinalist)
  8. United States Mary Arnold (Quarterfinalist)

Draw[edit]

Final Eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1 United States Pauline Betz 6 6
United States Dorothy Head 0 1
1 United States Pauline Betz 9 2 6
4 United States Doris Hart 7 6 1
4 United States Doris Hart 6 6
5 United States Sarah Palfrey Cooke 1 3
1 United States Pauline Betz 6 5 6
2 United States Louise Brough 3 7 3
2 United States Louise Brough 3 6 7
8 United States Mary Arnold 6 3 5
2 United States Louise Brough 6 7 6
7 United States Dorothy Bundy 4 5 0
3 United States Margaret Osborne 3 6 5
7 United States Dorothy Bundy 6 3 7

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. ^ "Lawn Tennis". The West Australian. 59, (17, 834). Western Australia. 6 September 1943. p. 5 – via National Library of Australia.
  3. ^ a b "Rankings for National Tennis Championships". The Argus (Melbourne) (30, 270). Victoria, Australia. 2 September 1943. p. 9 – via National Library of Australia.