1947 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1947 U.S. National Championships
Date(s) 6 September – 14 September
Edition 67th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
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 Louise Brough
Men's Doubles
United States Jack Kramer / United States Ted Schroeder
Women's Doubles
United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne
Mixed Doubles
United States Louise Brough / Australia John Bromwich

The 1947 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 6 September until 14 September. It was the 67th 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 Frank Parker 4–6, 2–6, 6–1, 6–0, 6–3

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Louise Brough defeated United States Margaret Osborne duPont 8–6, 4–6, 6–1

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Jack Kramer / United States Ted Schroeder defeated United States Bill Talbert / Australia Bill Sidwell 6–4, 7–5, 6–3 [2]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne defeated United States Patricia Todd / United States Doris Hart 5–7, 6–3, 7–5 [3]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough / Australia John Bromwich defeated United States Gussie Moran / United States Pancho Segura 6–3, 6–1 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 83–85. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Collins, p. 477
  3. ^ Collins, p. 480
  4. ^ Collins, p. 482

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Preceded by
1947 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1948 Australian Championships