1949 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1949 U.S. National Championships
Date 26 August – 5 September
Edition 69th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Forest Hills, Queens
New York, USA
Venue West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Pancho Gonzales
Women's Singles
United States Margaret Osborne duPont
Men's Doubles
Australia John Bromwich / Australia Bill Sidwell
Women's Doubles
United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne duPont
Mixed Doubles
United States Louise Brough / South Africa Eric Sturgess

The 1949 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 26 August until 5 September. It was the 69th staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.[1]

Pancho Gonzales won his second and final Grand Slam title before turning professional.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Pancho Gonzales defeated United States Ted Schroeder 16–18, 2–6, 6–1, 6–2, 6–4

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Margaret Osborne duPont defeated United States Doris Hart 6–4, 6–1

Men's doubles[edit]

Australia John Bromwich / Australia Bill Sidwell defeated Australia Frank Sedgman / Australia George Worthington 6–4, 6–0, 6–1 [2]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne defeated United States Shirley Fry / United States Doris Hart 6–4, 10–8 [3]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough / South Africa Eric Sturgess defeated United States Margaret Osborne duPont / United States Bill Talbert 4–6, 6–3, 7–5 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 89–91. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Collins, p. 477
  3. ^ Collins, p. 480
  4. ^ Collins, p. 482

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Preceded by
1949 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1950 Australian Championships