1891 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

List of champions of the 1891 U.S. National Championships (now known as the US Open). The men's tournament was held from 22 August to 31 August on the outdoor grass courts at the Newport Casino in Newport, Rhode Island. The women's tournament was held from 23 June to 27 June on the outdoor grass courts at the Philadelphia Cricket Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was the 11th U.S. National Championships and the second Grand Slam tournament of the year.:[1]

1891 U.S. National Championships
Date22 August - 31 August (M)
23 June - 27 June (W)
Edition11th
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
Ireland Mabel Cahill[1]
Men's doubles
United States Oliver Campbell / United States Bob Huntington
Women's doubles
Ireland Mabel Cahill / United States Emma Leavitt Morgan
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FinalsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

  Oliver Campbell defeated   Clarence Hobart 2–6, 7–5, 7–9, 6–1, 6–2

Women's singlesEdit

  Mabel Cahill defeated   Ellen Roosevelt 6–4, 6–1, 4–6, 6–3

Men's doublesEdit

  Oliver Campbell /   Bob Huntington defeated   Valentine Hall /   Clarence Hobart 6–3, 6–4, 8–6

Women's doublesEdit

  Mabel Cahill /   Emma Leavitt Morgan defeated   Grace Roosevelt /   Ellen Roosevelt 2–6, 8–6, 6–4

Mixed doublesEdit

  Mabel Cahill / Wright defeated   Grace Roosevelt / Lee 6–4, 6–0, 7–5 †


† - The Mixed Doubles event was not an official event in 1891

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 454–483. ISBN 978-0942257700.

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