1937 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

The 1937 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 2 until September 11. It was the 57th staging of the U.S. National Championships and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.[1]

1937 U.S. National Championships
DateSeptember 2 – 11
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
LocationForest Hills, Queens
New York City, United States
VenueWest Side Tennis Club
Men's singles
United States Don Budge
Women's singles
Chile Anita Lizana
Men's doubles
Germany Gottfried von Cramm / Germany Henner Henkel
Women's doubles
United States Sarah Palfrey Cooke / United States Alice Marble
Mixed doubles
United States Sarah Palfrey Cooke / United States Don Budge
← 1936 · U.S. National Championships · 1938 →

Finals edit

Men's singles edit

  Don Budge defeated   Gottfried von Cramm 6–1, 7–9, 6–1, 3–6, 6–1

Women's singles edit

  Anita Lizana defeated   Jadwiga Jędrzejowska 6–4, 6–2

Men's doubles edit

  Gottfried von Cramm /   Henner Henkel defeated   Don Budge /   Gene Mako 6–4, 7–5, 6–4 [2]

Women's doubles edit

  Sarah Palfrey Cooke /   Alice Marble defeated   Marjorie Gladman Van Ryn /   Carolin Babcock 7–5, 6–4 [3]

Mixed doubles edit

  Sarah Palfrey Cooke /   Don Budge defeated   Sylvie Jung Henrotin /   Yvon Petra 6–2, 8–10, 6–0 [4]

References edit

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 58–60. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Collins, p. 477
  3. ^ Collins, p. 479
  4. ^ Collins, p. 482

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