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 →

SeedsEdit

The tournament used two lists of players for seeding the men's singles event; one for U.S. players or foreign players resident in the U.S., and one for foreign players not resident in the U.S.[3] Frank Parker is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.[2]

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
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. ^ a b Talbert, Bill (1967). Tennis Observed – The USLTA Men's Singles Champions, 1881-1966,. Barre: Barre Publishers. p. 120. OCLC 172306.
  3. ^ "U.S. Top 10s – Men". usta.com.

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