1944 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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1944 U.S. National Championships
Champion   United States Frank Parker[1]
Runner-up   United States Bill Talbert[1]
Final score   6–4, 3–6, 6–3, 6–3
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
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U.S. National Championships
 < 1943 1945 > 

Frank Parker defeated Bill Talbert 6–4, 3–6, 6–3, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1944 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Ecuador Pancho Segura (Semifinalist)
  2. United States Donald McNeill (Semifinalist)
  3. United States Bill Talbert (Finalist)
  4. United States Frank Parker (Champion)
  5. United States Seymour Greenberg (Quarterfinalist)
  1. United States Robert Falkenburg (Quarterfinalist)
  2. United States Sidney Wood (First round)
  3. United States Jack Jossi (Second round)
  4. Mexico Armando Vega (First round)
  5. Mexico Rolando Vega (Second round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  Ecuador Pancho Segura 6 6 6      
 United States Alexander Carver 0 3 4      
  1  Ecuador Pancho Segura 6 3 0 8 3  
  3  United States Bill Talbert 3 6 6 6 6  
3  United States Bill Talbert 6 6 6    
  6  United States Robert Falkenburg 4 4 3      
    3  United States Bill Talbert 4 6 3 3  
  4  United States Frank Parker 6 3 6 6  
  2  United States Donald McNeill 6 4 3 6 8  
5  United States Seymour Greenberg 3 6 6 1 6  
2  United States Donald McNeill 4 6 2 2  
  4  United States Frank Parker 6 3 6 6    
4  United States Frank Parker 6 6 6    
   United States Charles Oliver 2 4 1      

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
1  Ecuador Segura 6 6        
 United States Johnson 2 3           1  Ecuador Segura 8 6        
 United States Freeman 6 6            United States Freeman 6 1        
 United States Bickel 2 1             1  Ecuador Segura 6 6 6      
8  United States Jossi 7 6              United States Carver 0 3 4      
 United States Cushingham 5 4           8  United States Jossi 1 6 6    
 United States Carver 6 6 6          United States Carver 6 4 8      
 United States Cuninggim 8 1 4           1  Ecuador Segura 3 6 6 6 6
3  United States Talbert 6 6             3  United States Talbert 6 3 0 8 3
 United States Buzolich 4 2           3  United States Talbert 7 4 6      
 United States Ball 6 6            United States Ball 5 6 2      
 United States Brown 1 4             3  United States Talbert 6 6 6    
6  United States Falkenburg 5 6 6           6  United States Falkenburg 4 4 3      
 United States Hunt 7 2 4         6  United States Falkenburg 6 6      
10  Mexico Vega 6 2 6         10  Mexico Vega 3 0        
 United States Hart 1 6 3      

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
2  United States McNeill 6 10        
 United States Gillespie 3 8           2  United States McNeill 7 6        
 United States Hall 0 6 6          United States Hall 5 4        
 United States Bender 6 3 4           2  United States McNeill 6 4 3 6 8  
5  United States Greenberg 6 6             5  United States Greenberg 3 6 6 1 6  
 United States Savitt 2 1           5  United States Greenberg 6 6      
 United States Ray 6 6            United States Ray 1 0        
 United States Paul 0 4             2  United States McNeill 6 3 6 6  
4  United States Parker 6 6             4  United States Parker 4 6 2 2  
 United States Thomas 0 2           4  United States Parker 6 6        
 United States Seixas 6 6            United States Seixas 1 4        
 United States Watson 3 3             4  United States Parker 6 6 6    
 United States Oliver 6 6 6            United States Oliver 2 4 1      
7  United States Wood 3 8 1          United States Oliver 0 6 6    
 United States McManus 9 6            United States McManus 6 4 4      
9  Mexico Vega 7 2        

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. 120. OCLC 172306. 

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