1922 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

The 1922 U.S. National Championships (now known as the US Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor grass courts at the Germantown Cricket Club in Philadelphia, United States. The women's tournament was held from 14 August until 19 August while the men's tournament ran from 8 September until 16 September. It was the 42nd staging of the U.S. National Championships and the second Grand Slam tennis event of the year.[5]

1922 U.S. National Championships
Date8–16 September (M)
14–19 August (W)
Edition42nd
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceGrass
LocationPhiladelphia, PA, United States
VenueGermantown Cricket Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Bill Tilden [1]
Women's Singles
United States Molla Mallory [1]
Men's Doubles
United States Bill Tilden / United States Vincent Richards [2]
Women's Doubles
United States Marion Zinderstein Jessup / United States Helen Wills [3]
Mixed Doubles
United States Molla Mallory / United States Bill Tilden [4]
← 1921 · U.S. National Championships · 1923 →

FinalsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Bill Tilden defeated   Bill Johnston 4–6, 3–6, 6–2, 6–3, 6–4

Women's SinglesEdit

  Molla Mallory defeated   Helen Wills 6–3, 6–1

Men's DoublesEdit

  Bill Tilden /   Vincent Richards defeated   Gerald Patterson /   Pat O'Hara Wood 4–6, 6–1, 6–3, 6–4

Women's DoublesEdit

  Marion Zinderstein /   Helen Wills defeated   Edith Sigourney /   Molla Mallory 6–4, 7–9, 6–3

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Molla Mallory /   Bill Tilden defeated   Helen Wills /   Howard Kinsey 6–4, 6–3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 454–483. ISBN 978-0-942257-70-0.
  2. ^ Collins, p. 477
  3. ^ Collins, p. 479
  4. ^ Collins, p. 481
  5. ^ "Net Title Singles Draw 123 Entries" (PDF). The New York Times. September 8, 1922.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1922 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1922 Australasian Championships