1946 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1946 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Pauline Betz[1]
Runner-upUnited States Doris Hart
Final score11–9, 6–3
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1945 · U.S. National Championships · 1947 →

First-seeded Pauline Betz defeated fifth-seeded Doris Hart 11–9, 6–3 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1946 U.S. National Championships.[1][2]

Seeds[edit]

The tournament used two lists of players for seeding the women's singles event; one for U.S. players and one for foreign players. Pauline Betz is the champion; others show in brackets the round in which they were eliminated.[3][4]

  1. United States Pauline Betz (Champion)
  2. United States Margaret Osborne (Quarterfinalist)
  3. United States Louise Brough (Quarterfinalist)
  4. United States Dorothy Bundy (First round)
  5. United States Doris Hart (Finalist)
  6. United States Patricia Todd (Semifinalist)
  7. United States Shirley Fry (First round)
  8. United States Mary Arnold (Semifinalist)
  9. United Kingdom Jean Bostock (Third round)
  10. United Kingdom Kay Stammers Menzies (Third round)
  11. France Mrs. Raymonde Jones (First round)
  12. Canada Mrs. Pat Adams (First round)
  13. India Tara Deodhar (First round)

Draw[edit]

Final Eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1 United States Pauline Betz 6 3 6
United States Gussie Moran 1 6 2
1 United States Pauline Betz 6 6
6 United States Patricia Todd 2 3
6 United States Patricia Todd 6 6
3 United States Louise Brough 2 2
1 United States Pauline Betz 11 6
5 United States Doris Hart 9 3
8 United States Mary Arnold 6 6
United States Dorothy Head 2 1
8 United States Mary Arnold 3 2
5 United States Doris Hart 6 6
5 United States Doris Hart 6 5 7
2 United States Margaret Osborne 4 7 5

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. ^ G.P. Hughes, ed. (1947). The Lawn Tennis Almanack 1947. London: Ed. J. Burrow & Co. Ltd. pp. 207–209.
  3. ^ "Seed Parker, Betz No.1 in Nationals". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Newspapers.com. August 30, 1946. p. 17. (Subscription required (help)).
  4. ^ "Seedings in U.S. Tennis". The Straits Times. Singapore. 31 August 1946. p. 8.