1926 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

The 1926 U.S. National Championships (now known as the US Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor grass courts at the West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills in New York City, United States. The women's tournament was held from August 16 until August 23 while the men's tournament ran from 13 September until 18 September. It was the 46th staging of the U.S. National Championships and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.

1926 U.S. National Championships
Date13–18 September (M)
16–23 August (W)
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
LocationForest Hills, Queens
New York City, United States
VenueWest Side Tennis Club
Men's singles
France René Lacoste[1]
Women's singles
United States Molla Bjurstedt Mallory[1]
Men's doubles
United States Richard Norris Williams / United States Vincent Richards[2]
Women's doubles
United States Elizabeth Ryan / United States Eleanor Goss[3]
Mixed doubles
United States Elizabeth Ryan / France Jean Borotra[4]
← 1925 · U.S. National Championships · 1927 →


Men's singlesEdit

  René Lacoste defeated   Jean Borotra 6–4, 6–0, 6–4

Women's singlesEdit

  Molla Bjurstedt Mallory defeated   Elizabeth Ryan 4–6, 6–4, 9–7

Men's doublesEdit

  Richard Norris Williams /   Vincent Richards defeated   Bill Tilden /   Alfred Chapin 6–4, 6–8, 11–9, 6–3

Women's doublesEdit

  Elizabeth Ryan /   Eleanor Goss defeated   Mary K. Browne /   Charlotte Chapin 3–6, 6–4, 12–10

Mixed doublesEdit

  Elizabeth Ryan /   Jean Borotra defeated   Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman /   René Lacoste 6–4, 7–5


  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 454–483. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Collins, p. 477
  3. ^ Collins, p. 479
  4. ^ Collins, p. 482

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