1931 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

The 1931 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 tournament ran from September 3 until September 10. It was the 51st staging of the U.S. National Championships and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.[1]

1931 U.S. National Championships
DateSeptember 3–10(M)
August 15–20(W)
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceGrass / Outdoor
LocationForest Hills, Queens
New York City, United States
VenueWest Side Tennis Club
Men's singles
United States Ellsworth Vines
Women's singles
United States Helen Wills Moody
Men's doubles
United States Wilmer Allison / United States John Van Ryn
Women's doubles
United Kingdom Betty Nuthall / United Kingdom Eileen Bennett Whittingstall
Mixed doubles
United Kingdom Betty Nuthall / United States George Lott
← 1930 · U.S. National Championships · 1932 →


Men's singlesEdit

  Ellsworth Vines defeated   George Lott 7–9, 6–3, 9–7, 7–5

Women's singlesEdit

  Helen Wills Moody defeated   Eileen Bennett Whittingstall 6–4, 6–1

Men's doublesEdit

  Wilmer Allison /   John Van Ryn defeated   Gregory Mangin /   Berkeley Bell 6–4, 8–6, 6–3 [2]

Women's doublesEdit

  Betty Nuthall /   Eileen Bennett Whittingstall defeated   Helen Jacobs /   Dorothy Round 6–2, 6–4 [3]

Mixed doublesEdit

  Betty Nuthall /   George Lott defeated   Anna McCune Harper /   Wilmer Allison 6–3, 6–3 [4]


  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 45–47. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Collins, p. 477
  3. ^ Collins, p. 479
  4. ^ Collins, p. 482

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