1893 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

List of champions of the 1893 U.S. National Championships tennis tournament (now known as the US Open). The men's singles competition was held from 22 August to 28 August on the outdoor grass courts at the Newport Casino in Newport, Rhode Island. The men's doubles event was played at the St. George Cricket Club in Chicago from July 25 through July 29.[2][3][4] The women's singles and doubles events, as well as the mixed doubles, were held from 20 June to 23 June on the outdoor grass courts at the Philadelphia Cricket Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was the 13th U.S. National Championships and the second Grand Slam tournament of the year.[5]

1893 U.S. National Championships
DateJune 20 – 23 (WS, WD, MX)
July 25 – 29 (MD)
August 22 – 28 (MS)
Edition13th
CategoryGrand Slam
SurfaceGrass / outdoor
LocationPhiladelphia, PA (WS, WD, MX)
Chicago, IL (MD)
Newport, R.I. (MS)
Champions
Men's singles
United States Robert Wrenn[1]
Women's singles
United States Aline Terry[1]
Men's doubles
United States Clarence Hobart / United States Fred Hovey[1]
Women's doubles
United States Aline Terry / United States Harriet Butler[1]
Mixed doubles
United States Ellen Roosevelt / United States Clarence Hobart[1]
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FinalsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

  Robert Wrenn defeated   Oliver Campbell w/o

Women's singlesEdit

  Aline Terry defeated   Augusta Schultz 6–1, 6–3

Men's doublesEdit

  Clarence Hobart /   Fred Hovey defeated   Oliver Campbell /   Bob Huntington 6–4, 6–4, 4–6, 6–2

Women's doublesEdit

  Aline Terry /   Harriet Butler defeated   Augusta Schultz /   Ms Stone 6–4, 6–3

Mixed doublesEdit

  Ellen Roosevelt /   Clarence Hobart defeated   Ethel Bankson /   Robert Willson Jr. 6–1, 4–6, 10–8, 6–1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). New York: New Chapter Press. pp. 454–483. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ "Championship tennis tournament". Chicago Tribune. May 28, 1893. p. 7.
  3. ^ "On courts of turf". Chicago Tribune. July 24, 1893. p. 12.
  4. ^ "Tennis notes" (PDF). The New York Times. July 24, 1893.
  5. ^ Whittelsey, Joseph T., ed. (1894). Wright & Ditson's Lawn Tennis Guide for 1894. Boston: Wright & Ditson. pp. 29–35, 36–38, 41, 45 – via HathiTrust.

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