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1945 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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Frank Parker defeated Bill Talbert 14–12, 6–1, 6–2 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1945 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Men's Singles
1945 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Frank Parker[1]
Runner-upUnited States Bill Talbert[1]
Final score14–12, 6–1, 6–2
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1944 · U.S. National Championships · 1946 →

Contents

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Frank Parker (Champion)
  2.   Andres Hammersley (Second round)
  3.   Bill Talbert (Finalist)
  4.   Heraldo Weiss (First round)
  5.   Pancho Segura (Semifinalist)
  6.   Alejo Russell (Quarterfinalist)
  7.   Gardnar Mulloy (Second round)
  8.   Ladislav Hecht (Second round)
  9.   Frank Shields (Third round)
  10.   Francisco Guerrero-Arcocha (Second round)
  11.   Elwood Cooke (Semifinalist)
  12.   Henri Rochon (First round)
  13.   Seymour Greenberg (Quarterfinalist)
  14.   Brendan Macken (Second round)
  15.   Robert Falkenburg (Quarterfinalist)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
1   Frank Parker 6 6 6
13   Seymour Greenberg 2 3 2
1   Frank Parker 6 8 7
11   Elwood Cooke 1 6 5
  Sidney Wood 12 5 4 6 0
11   Elwood Cooke 10 7 6 2 6
1   Frank Parker 14 6 6
3   Bill Talbert 12 1 2
3   Bill Talbert 6 6 9
6   Alejo Russell 1 2 7
3   Bill Talbert 7 6 6
5   Pancho Segura 5 3 4
5   Pancho Segura 6 4 6 6
15   Robert Falkenburg 2 6 1 1

Earlier RoundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   Parker 6 6
  Ball 1 2
1   Parker 6 6
  Ray 1 0
  Ray 6 6
10   Guerrero-Arcocha 4 2
1   Parker 6 6 6
13   Greenberg 2 3 2
13   Greenberg 6 6
  Chambers 1 3
13   Greenberg 6 6
  Molloy 1 1
  Molloy
8   Hecht w/o

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7   Mulloy 6 6
  Schwartz 4 4 7   Mulloy 6 3 4
  Guernsey 8 6   Guernsey 4 6 6
  Rowbotham 6 4   Guernsey 3 2
  Buzolich 6 6   Wood 6 6
  McManus 4 4   Buzolich 3 3
  Wood 6 8   Wood 6 6
12   Rochon 3 6   Wood 10 7 6 2 6
11   Cooke 6 6 11   Cooke 12 5 4 6 0
  Bartzen 1 4 11   Cooke 6 5 6
  Hall 6 6   Hall 3 7 2
  Steele, Jr. 4 1 11   Cooke 6 6
  Brown 6 6 6   Flam 2 2
  Burke 8 4 1   Brown 5 2
  Flam 6 6   Flam 7 6
4   Weiss 1 2

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3   Talbert 6 6
  Hunt 1 0 3   Talbert 6 6
  Dixon 6 4 6   Dixon 3 2
  Bender 2 6 4 3   Talbert 6 6
  Behrens 6 6   Behrens 1 4
  West 0 3   Behrens 3 6 6
14   Macken 6 7 14   Macken 6 3 3
  Van Ryn 3 5 3   Talbert 6 6 9
9   Shields 6 6 6   Russell 1 2 7
  Hamilton 3 2 9   Shields 6 6
  Moylan 8 6   Moylan 3 2
  Giles 6 2 9   Shields 6 4 2
  Peacock 6 6 6   Russell 4 6 6
  Osten 0 3   Peacock 2 3
6   Russell 7 6 6   Russell 6 6
  Tuero 5 2

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5   Segura 6 6
  Buttimer 2 4
5   Segura 7 6 6
  Surface 5 8 2
  Surface 6 3 6
  Thomas 4 6 3
5   Segura 6 4 6 6
15   Falkenburg 2 6 1 1
15   Falkenburg 6 6
  Henderson 2 2
15   Falkenburg 7 6
  Livingstone 5 4
  Livingstone 6 1 6
2   Hammersley 3 6 3

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. 121. OCLC 172306.

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