1943 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1943 U.S. National Championships
Date 1 – 6 September
Edition 63rd
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Forest Hills, Queens
New York, United States
Venue West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Joseph R. Hunt
Women's Singles
United States Pauline Betz
Men's Doubles
United States Jack Kramer / United States Frank Parker
Women's Doubles
United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne
Mixed Doubles
United States Margaret Osborne / United States Bill Talbert
← 1942 · U.S. National Championships · 1944 →

The 1943 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 1 September until 6 September. It was the 63rd 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][2][3][4]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Joseph R. Hunt defeated United States Jack Kramer 6–3, 6–8, 10–8, 6–0

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Pauline Betz defeated United States Louise Brough 6–3, 5–7, 6–3

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Jack Kramer / United States Frank Parker defeated United States Bill Talbert / United States David Freeman 6–2, 6–4, 6–4 [5]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne defeated United States Pauline Betz / United States Doris Hart 6–4, 6–3 [6]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Margaret Osborne / United States Bill Talbert defeated United States Pauline Betz / Ecuador Pancho Segura 10–8, 6–4 [7]

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. ^ "Hunt Beats Gallant Kramer". The Miami News. September 7, 1943 – via Google News Archive. 
  3. ^ "Joe Hunt Overwhelms Kramer in Tennis Finals". St. Petersburg Times. September 7, 1943. p. Eleven – via Google News Archive. 
  4. ^ "Lawn Tennis". Kalgoorlie Miner. 49, (12,847). Western Australia. 10 September 1943. p. 6 – via National Library of Australia. 
  5. ^ Collins, p. 477
  6. ^ Collins, p. 480
  7. ^ Collins, p. 482

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1942 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1944 U.S. National Championships