1950 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1950 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Margaret Osborne duPont[1]
Runner-upUnited States Doris Hart
Final score6–3, 6–3
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1949 · U.S. National Championships · 1951 →

First-seeded Margaret Osborne duPont defeated Doris Hart 6–3, 6–3 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1950 U.S. National Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

The six seeded U.S. players are listed below.[2] Margaret Osborne duPont is the champion; others show in brackets the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. United States Margaret Osborne duPont (Champion)
  2. United States Doris Hart (Finalist)
  3. United States Louise Brough (Third round)
  4. United States Beverly Baker (Semifinalist)
  5. United States Pat Canning Todd (Quarterfinalist)
  6. United States Shirley Fry (Quarterfinalist)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1 United States Margaret Osborne duPont 6 6
5 United States Pat Canning Todd 4 1
1 United States Margaret Osborne duPont 6 1 6
United States Nancy Chaffee 1 6 0
United States Nancy Chaffee 6 6
United States Barbara Scofield 2 2
1 United States Margaret Osborne duPont 6 6
4 United States Doris Hart 3 3
2 United States Doris Hart 6 6
6 United States Shirley Fry 4 4
2 United States Doris Hart 6 6
4 United States Beverly Baker 4 1
4 United States Beverly Baker 6 9
United States Betty Rosenquest 2 7

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. ^ "Patty Put No.1 In Nationals". The Miami News. AP. August 23, 1950. p. 2-B.