1942 U.S. National Championships – Women's singles

Second-seeded Pauline Betz defeated first-seeded Louise Brough 4–6, 6–1, 6–4 in the final to win the women's singles tennis title at the 1942 U.S. National Championships.[1][2]

Women's singles
1942 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Pauline Betz[1]
Runner-upUnited States Louise Brough
Final score4–6, 6–1, 6–4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1941 · U.S. National Championships · 1943 →

SeedsEdit

The eight seeded U.S. players are listed below. Sarah Palfrey Cooke is the champion; others show in brackets the round in which they were eliminated.[3]

  1.   Louise Brough (finalist)
  2.   Pauline Betz (champion)
  3.   Margaret Osborne (semifinals)
  4.   Helen Bernhard (semifinals)
  5.   Mary Arnold (quarterfinals)
  6.   Patricia Canning Todd (second round)
  7.   Doris Hart (quarterfinals)
  8.   Helen Rihbany (quarterfinals)

DrawEdit

Final eightEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Louise Brough 3 6 6
5   Mary Arnold 6 4 3
1   Louise Brough 5 6 6
4   Helen Bernhard 7 4 2
8   Helen Rihbany 0 4
4   Helen Bernhard 6 6
1   Louise Brough 6 4 1
2   Pauline Betz 4 6 6
3   Margaret Osborne 7 6
7   Doris Hart 5 0
3   Margaret Osborne 4 6 5
2   Pauline Betz 6 4 7
  Shirley Fry 2 0
2   Pauline Betz 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 470. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ "Pauline Betz New Champ". Berkeley Daily Gazette. September 7, 1942. p. Eight – via Google News Archive.
  3. ^ "Ted Schroeder, Louise Brough Top Seeded in Tennis Tourney". Eugene Register-Guard. August 25, 1942. p. Eight – via Google News Archive.