1949 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1949 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Margaret Osborne duPont[1]
Runner-upUnited States Doris Hart
Final score6–4, 6–1
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1948 · U.S. National Championships · 1950 →

Second-seeded Margaret Osborne duPont defeated Doris Hart 6–4, 6–1 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1949 U.S. National Championships.[1][2]

Seeds[edit]

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

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1 United States Louise Brough 6 2 6
7 United States Beverly Baker 1 6 2
1 United States Louise Brough 5 1
3 United States Doris Hart 7 6
3 United States Doris Hart 6 6
United States Barbara Scofield 2 0
3 United States Doris Hart 4 1
2 United States Margaret Osborne duPont 6 6
2 United States Margaret Osborne duPont 6 10
6 United States Pat Canning Todd 3 8
2 United States Margaret Osborne duPont 6 6
(1) United Kingdom Betty Hilton 2 3
(1) United Kingdom Betty Hilton 6 6
United States Helen Perez 2 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 471. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ "U.S. TENNIS". Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954). Qld.: National Library of Australia. 7 September 1949. p. 2. Retrieved 20 April 2015.
  3. ^ G.P. Hughes, ed. (1950). Dunlop Lawn Tennis Annual and Almanack 1950. London: Ed. J. Burrow & Co. Ltd. pp. 181–185.
  4. ^ "Star-Studded Field Starts Net Play Today". St. Petersburg Times. AP. August 29, 1949. p. 8.