1906 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

List of champions of the 1906 U.S. National Championships tennis tournament (now known as the US Open). The men's tournament was held from August 21 to August 29 on the outdoor grass courts at the Newport Casino in Newport, Rhode Island. The women's tournament was held from June 19 to June 23 on the outdoor grass courts at the Philadelphia Cricket Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was the 26th U.S. National Championships and the second Grand Slam tournament of the three played that year.

1906 U.S. National Championships
DateAugust 21–29 (M)
June 19–23 (W)
CategoryGrand Slam
LocationNewport, R.I., United States (M)
Philadelphia, PA, United States (W)
Men's singles
United States William Clothier [1]
Women's singles
United States Helen Homans[1]
Men's doubles
United States Holcombe Ward / United States Beals Wright[1]
Women's doubles
United States Ann Burdette Coe / United States Ethel Bliss Platt[1]
Mixed doubles
United States Sarah Coffin / Australia Edward Dewhurst[1]
← 1905 · U.S. National Championships · 1907 →

Finals edit

Men's singles edit

  William Clothier defeated   Beals Wright 6–3, 6–0, 6–4

Women's singles edit

  Helen Homans defeated   Maud Barger-Wallach 6–4, 6–3

Men's doubles edit

  Holcombe Ward (USA) /   Beals Wright (USA) defeated   Fred Alexander (USA) /   Harold Hackett (USA) 6–3, 3–6, 6–3, 6–3

Women's doubles edit

  Ann Burdette Coe (USA) /   Ethel Bliss Platt (USA) defeated   Helen Homans (USA) /   Clover Boldt (USA) 6–4, 6–4 [2]

Mixed doubles edit

  Sarah Coffin (USA) /   Edward Dewhurst (AUS) defeated   Margaret Johnson (USA) /   J.B. Johnson (USA) 6–3, 7–5 [2]

References edit

  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. ^ a b "Tennis Honors for Women" (PDF). The New York Times. June 26, 1906. Retrieved July 13, 2012.

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