1946 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1946 U.S. National Championships
Date(s) 31 August – 8 September
Edition 66th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass / Outdoor
Location Forest Hills, Queens
New York, USA
Venue West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Jack Kramer
Women's Singles
United States Pauline Betz Addie
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 Bill Talbert

The 1946 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, USA. The tournament ran from 31 August until 8 September. It was the 66th staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.[1]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Jack Kramer defeated United States Tom Brown Jr. 9–7, 6–3, 6–0

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Pauline Betz Addie defeated United States Patricia Canning Todd 11–9, 6–3

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Gardnar Mulloy / United States Bill Talbert defeated United States Don McNeill / United States Frank Guernsey 3–6, 6–4, 2–6, 6–3, 20–18 [2]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne defeated United States Patricia Todd / United States Mary Arnold Prentiss 6–1, 6–3 [3]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Margaret Osborne / United States Bill Talbert defeated United States Louise Brough / United States Robert Kimbrell 6–3, 6–4 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 82–84. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Collins, p. 477
  3. ^ Collins, p. 480
  4. ^ Collins, p. 482

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Preceded by
1946 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1947 Australian Championships