1890 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

List of champions of the 1890 U.S. National Championships (now known as the US Open). The men's singles and doubles competitions were held from 18 August to 27 August on the outdoor grass courts at the Newport Casino in Newport, Rhode Island. The women's singles and doubles competitions were held from 10 June to 13 June on the outdoor grass courts at the Philadelphia Cricket Club in Philadelphia, PA. It was the 10th U.S. National Championships and the second Grand Slam tournament of the year.[2]

1890 U.S. National Championships
Date18 August - 27 August (M)
10 June - 13 June (W)
Edition10th
CategoryGrand Slam
SurfaceGrass
LocationNewport, R.I., United States (M)
Philadelphia, PA, United States (W)
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Oliver Campbell[1]
Women's Singles
United States Ellen Roosevelt[1]
Men's Doubles
United States Valentine Hall / United States Oliver Campbell
Women's Doubles
United States Grace Roosevelt / United States Ellen Roosevelt
← 1889 · U.S. National Championships · 1891 →

FinalsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Oliver Campbell defeated   Henry Slocum 6–2, 4–6, 6–3, 6–1

Women's SinglesEdit

  Ellen Roosevelt defeated   Bertha Townsend 6–2, 6–2 [3][4]

Men's DoublesEdit

  Valentine Hall /   Clarence Hobart defeated   Charles Carver /   John Ryerson 6–3, 4–6, 6–2, 2–6, 6–3

Women's DoublesEdit

  Grace Roosevelt /   Ellen Roosevelt defeated   Bertha Townsend /   Margarette Ballard 6–1, 6–2 [4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). New York: New Chapter Press. pp. 454–483. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Hall, Valentine G., ed. (1891). Wright & Ditson's Lawn Tennis Guide for 1891. Boston: Wright & Ditson. pp. 51–70 – via HathiTrust.
  3. ^ "Tennis Championship" (PDF). The New York Times. June 13, 1890.
  4. ^ a b "Ladies Who Play Tennis" (PDF). The New York Times. June 10, 1890.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1890 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1891 Wimbledon Championships