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1949 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

1949 US Tennis Championships

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1949 U.S. National Championships
Date26 August – 5 September
CategoryGrand Slam (ILTF)
LocationChestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Forest Hills, Queens, New York
United States
VenueLongwood Cricket Club
West Side Tennis Club
Men's Singles
Pancho Gonzales
Women's Singles
Margaret Osborne duPont
Men's Doubles
John Bromwich / Bill Sidwell
Women's Doubles
Louise Brough / Margaret Osborne duPont
Mixed Doubles
Louise Brough / Eric Sturgess
← 1948 · U.S. National Championships · 1950 →

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, United States. 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.

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Men's Singles

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

Women's Singles

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

Men's doubles

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

Women's doubles

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

Mixed doubles

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

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  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