1948 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1948 U.S. National Championships
Date10–19 September
Edition68th
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceGrass
LocationForest Hills, New York
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
United States
VenueWest Side Tennis Club
Longwood Cricket Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Pancho Gonzales
Women's Singles
United States Margaret Osborne duPont
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 Louise Brough / United States Tom Brown
← 1947 · U.S. National Championships · 1949 →

The 1948 U.S. National Championships (now known as the US Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor grass courts in the United States. The men's and women's singles events as well as the mixed doubles were held at the West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills in New York, while the men's and women's doubles events were played at the Longwood Cricket Club in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. The tournament ran from 10 September until 19 September. It was the 68th staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.[1][2]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Pancho Gonzales defeated South Africa Eric Sturgess 6–2, 6–3, 14–12

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Margaret Osborne duPont defeated United States Louise Brough 4–6, 6–4, 15–13

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Gardnar Mulloy / United States Bill Talbert defeated United States Frank Parker / United States Ted Schroeder 1–6, 9–7, 6–3, 3–6, 9–7 [3]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne defeated United States Patricia Todd / United States Doris Hart 6–4, 8–10, 6–1 [4]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough / United States Tom Brown defeated United States Margaret Osborne duPont / United States Bill Talbert 6–4, 6–4 [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ G.P. Hughes, ed. (1949). Dunlop Lawn Tennis Almanack 1949. London: Ed. J. Burrow & Co. Ltd. pp. 159–165.
  2. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 86–88. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  3. ^ Collins, p. 477
  4. ^ Collins, p. 480
  5. ^ Collins, p. 482

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1948 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1949 Australian Championships