1943 U.S. National Championships – Women's singles

First-seeded and reigning champion Pauline Betz defeated second-seeded Louise Brough 6–3, 5–7, 6–3 in the final to win the women's singles tennis title at the 1943 U.S. National Championships. The tournament was played on outdoor grass courts and held from September 1 through September 4, 1943 at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, Queens, New York.[1][2]

Women's singles
1943 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Pauline Betz[1]
Runner-upUnited States Louise Brough
Final score6–3, 5–7, 6–3
Details
Draw32
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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The draw consisted of 32 players of which eight were seeded.[3]

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Pauline Betz (champion)
  2.   Louise Brough (finalist)
  3.   Margaret Osborne (quarterfinals)
  4.   Doris Hart (semifinals)
  5.   Sarah Palfrey Cooke (quarterfinals)
  6.   Helen Bernhard (second round)
  7.   Dorothy Bundy (semifinals)
  8.   Mary Arnold (quarterfinals)

DrawEdit

Final eightEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Pauline Betz 6 6
  Dorothy Head 0 1
1   Pauline Betz 9 2 6
4   Doris Hart 7 6 1
4   Doris Hart 6 6
5   Sarah Palfrey Cooke 1 3
1   Pauline Betz 6 5 6
2   Louise Brough 3 7 3
2   Louise Brough 3 6 7
8   Mary Arnold 6 3 5
2   Louise Brough 6 7
7   Dorothy Bundy 4 5
3   Margaret Osborne 3 6 5
7   Dorothy Bundy 6 3 7

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. ^ "Lawn Tennis". The West Australian. Vol. 59, no. 17, 834. Western Australia. 6 September 1943. p. 5 – via National Library of Australia.
  3. ^ a b "Rankings for National Tennis Championships". The Argus. No. 30, 270. Melbourne. 2 September 1943. p. 9 – via National Library of Australia.