1886 U.S. National Championship (tennis)

List of champions of the 1886 U.S. National Championships (now known as the US Open). The tournament was held from 23 August to 28 August on the outdoor Grass courts at the Newport Casino in Newport, Rhode Island. It was the 6th U.S. National Championships and the second Grand Slam tournament of the year.

1886 U.S. National Championships
DateAugust 23–28
Edition6th
CategoryGrand Slam
SurfaceGrass
LocationNewport, Rhode Island,
United States
VenueNewport Casino
Champions
Singles
United States Richard D. Sears [1][2]
Doubles
United States Richard D. Sears / United States James Dwight [1]
← 1885 · U.S. National Championships · 1887 →

FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Richard D. Sears defeated   R. Livingston Beeckman 4–6, 6–1, 6–3, 6–4

DoublesEdit

  Richard D. Sears /   James Dwight defeated   Howard Taylor /   Godfrey Brinley 7–5, 6–8[a], 7–5, 6–4

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Collins has the score 5–7.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Collins, Bud (2016). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (3rd ed.). New York: New Chapter Press. pp. 482, 505. ISBN 978-1-937559-38-0.
  2. ^ Albiero, Alessandro; Carta, Andrea (2010). The Grand Slam Record Book Vol. 1. Monte Porzio Catone: Effepi Libri. p. 695. ISBN 978-88-6002-017-8.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1886 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1887 Wimbledon Championships