1950 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1950 U.S. National Championships
Date 25 August – 5 September
Edition 70th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Forest Hills, Queens
New York, USA
Venue West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Art Larsen
Women's Singles
United States Margaret Osborne duPont
Men's Doubles
Australia John Bromwich / Australia Frank Sedgman
Women's Doubles
United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne
Mixed Doubles
United States Margaret Osborne duPont / Australia Ken McGregor

The 1950 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 25 August until 5 September. It was the 70th 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 Art Larsen defeated United States Herb Flam 6–3, 4–6, 5–7, 6–4, 6–3

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Margaret Osborne duPont defeated United States Doris Hart 6–3, 6–3

Men's doubles[edit]

Australia John Bromwich / Australia Frank Sedgman defeated United States Bill Talbert / United States Gardnar Mulloy 7–5, 8–6, 3–6, 6–1 [2]

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne defeated United States Shirley Fry / United States Doris Hart 6–2, 6–3 [3]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Margaret Osborne duPont / Australia Ken McGregor defeated United States Doris Hart / Australia Frank Sedgman 6–4, 3–6, 6–3 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 92–94. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Collins, p. 477
  3. ^ Collins, p. 480
  4. ^ Collins, p. 482

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Preceded by
1950 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1951 Australian Championships