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1944 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

Frank Parker defeated Bill Talbert 6–4, 3–6, 6–3, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1944 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Men's Singles
1944 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Frank Parker[1]
Runner-upUnited States Bill Talbert[1]
Final score6–4, 3–6, 6–3, 6–3
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1943 · U.S. National Championships · 1945 →

Contents

SeedsEdit

The seeded players are listed below. Frank Parker is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1.   Pancho Segura (Semifinalist)
  2.   Donald McNeill (Semifinalist)
  3.   Bill Talbert (Finalist)
  4.   Frank Parker (Champion)
  5.   Seymour Greenberg (Quarterfinalist)
  6.   Robert Falkenburg (Quarterfinalist)
  7.   Sidney Wood (First round)
  8.   Jack Jossi (Second round)
  9.   Armando Vega (First round)
  10.   Rolando Vega (Second round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
1   Pancho Segura 6 6 6
  Alexander Carver 0 3 4
1   Pancho Segura 6 3 0 8 3
3   Bill Talbert 3 6 6 6 6
3   Bill Talbert 6 6 6
6   Robert Falkenburg 4 4 3
3   Bill Talbert 4 6 3 3
4   Frank Parker 6 3 6 6
2   Donald McNeill 6 4 3 6 8
5   Seymour Greenberg 3 6 6 1 6
2   Donald McNeill 4 6 2 2
4   Frank Parker 6 3 6 6
4   Frank Parker 6 6 6
  Charles Oliver 2 4 1

Earlier RoundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1   Segura 6 6
  Johnson 2 3 1   Segura 8 6
  Freeman 6 6   Freeman 6 1
  Bickel 2 1 1   Segura 6 6 6
8   Jossi 7 6   Carver 0 3 4
  Cushingham 5 4 8   Jossi 1 6 6
  Carver 6 6 6   Carver 6 4 8
  Cuninggim 8 1 4 1   Segura 3 6 6 6 6
3   Talbert 6 6 3   Talbert 6 3 0 8 3
  Buzolich 4 2 3   Talbert 7 4 6
  Ball 6 6   Ball 5 6 2
  Brown 1 4 3   Talbert 6 6 6
6   Falkenburg 5 6 6 6   Falkenburg 4 4 3
  Hunt 7 2 4 6   Falkenburg 6 6
10   Vega 6 2 6 10   Vega 3 0
  Hart 1 6 3

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
2   McNeill 6 10
  Gillespie 3 8 2   McNeill 7 6
  Hall 0 6 6   Hall 5 4
  Bender 6 3 4 2   McNeill 6 4 3 6 8
5   Greenberg 6 6 5   Greenberg 3 6 6 1 6
  Savitt 2 1 5   Greenberg 6 6
  Ray 6 6   Ray 1 0
  Paul 0 4 2   McNeill 6 3 6 6
4   Parker 6 6 4   Parker 4 6 2 2
  Thomas 0 2 4   Parker 6 6
  Seixas 6 6   Seixas 1 4
  Watson 3 3 4   Parker 6 6 6
  Oliver 6 6 6   Oliver 2 4 1
7   Wood 3 8 1   Oliver 0 6 6
  McManus 9 6   McManus 6 4 4
9   Vega 7 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 459. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Talbert, Bill (1967). Tennis Observed – The USLTA Men's Singles Champions, 1881-1966,. Barre: Barre Publishers. p. 120. OCLC 172306.

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