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1947 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

Jack Kramer defeated Frank Parker 4–6, 2–6, 6–1, 6–0, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1947 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Men's Singles
1947 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Jack Kramer[1]
Runner-upUnited States Frank Parker[1]
Final score4–6, 2–6, 6–1, 6–0, 6–3
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1946 · U.S. National Championships · 1948 →

Contents

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Jack Kramer (Champion)
  2.   John Bromwich (Semifinalist)
  3.   Frank Parker (Finalist)
  4.   Jaroslav Drobný (Semifinalist)
  5.   Tom Brown (Quarterfinalist)
  6.   Dinny Pails (Fourth round)
  7.   Gardnar Mulloy (Quarterfinalist)
  8.   Colin Long (Fourth round)
  9.   Bill Talbert (First round)
  10.   Torsten Johansson (Fourth round)
  11.   Pancho Segura (Quarterfinalist)
  12.   Geoffrey Brown (Fourth round)
  13.   Robert Falkenburg (Quarterfinalist)
  14.   Bill Sidwell (Third round)
  15.   Eddie Moylan (Fourth round)
  16.   Vladimír Černík (Third round)
  17.   Vic Seixas (Fourth round)
  18.   Enrique Morea (Third round)
  19.   Earl Cochell (First round)
  20.   Bernard Destremau (Third round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
1   Jack Kramer 6 7 6
13   Robert Falkenburg 2 5 1
1   Jack Kramer 3 6 6 6
4   Jaroslav Drobný 6 3 0 1
5   Tom Brown 5 3 4
4   Jaroslav Drobný 7 6 6
1   Jack Kramer 4 2 6 6 6
3   Frank Parker 6 6 1 0 3
3   Frank Parker 6 11 6
11   Pancho Segura 3 9 4
3   Frank Parker 6 4 6 6 8
2   John Bromwich 3 6 3 8 6
7   Gardnar Mulloy 5 1 1
2   John Bromwich 7 6 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   Kramer 6 6 6
  McGrath 0 3 1
1   Kramer 6 6 6
18   Morea 1 1 4
  Macken 0 6 2 4
18   Morea 6 3 6 6
1   Kramer 6 3 9 7
  Brink 1 6 7 5
  Brink 6 6 6
  Masterson 4 0 2
  Brink 6 3 4 6 6
16   Černík 2 6 6 2 3
  McKenzie 6 4 2
16   Černík 8 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13   Falkenburg 6 6 6
  Steiner 1 3 4
13   Falkenburg 4 6 6 4 6
  Likas 6 2 3 6 4
  Larned w/o
  Likas
13   Falkenburg 4 6 6 6 6
8   Long 6 8 3 2 4
  Martin 6 8 2 1
  Balbiers 4 10 6 6
  Balbiers 4 2 4
  Mouledous 6 7 6 8   Long 6 6 6
  Fisher 3 5 2   Mouledous 2 2 4
8   Long 6 6 6 8   Long 6 6 6
  Atwater 2 3 4

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   Brown 10 4 6 6
  Steele, Jr. 8 6 1 2 5   Brown 7 6 6
  Hart 6 6 6   Hart 5 0 2
  Davis 0 0 1 5   Brown 6 6 6 6
  Kovaleski 6 6 6   Kovaleski 4 0 8 2
  Slack 0 4 4   Kovaleski 13 3 4 6 6
  Shields 6 6 6   Shields 11 6 6 3 4
  Mottram 3 4 4 5   Brown 7 4 10 6
  Dorfman 6 3 6 7 12   Brown 5 6 8 1
19   Cochell 3 6 3 5   Dorfman 6 6 3 6
  Heldman 4 6 6 6   Heldman 4 4 6 4
  Wood 6 4 4 2   Dorfman 1 3 9 6 2
  Vogt 6 6 6 12   Brown 6 6 7 4 6
  Macken 3 2 4   Vogt 4 7 5
12   Brown 6 6 6 12   Brown 6 9 7
  McCarthy 4 1 3

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Flam 9 1
9   Talbert 11 0 r.   Flam 6 6 6
  Mattmann 6 6 6   Mattmann 1 1 3
  Mohan 2 0 1   Flam 6 6 2 6
  Molloy 6 1 6 6   Match 1 2 6 2
  Paul 4 6 1 3   Molloy 2 6 4 3
  Match 6 6 7   Match 6 0 6 6
  Carver 1 3 5   Flam 6 2 1 4
  Vieira 6 6 6 4   Drobný 2 6 6 6
  Hetzeck 3 1 0   Vieira 6 2 6 7 4
  Behrens 9 6 5 6   Behrens 4 6 2 9 6
  Mathey 7 0 7 3   Behrens 2 6 1
  Bowden 3 6 6 6 4   Drobný 6 8 6
  Thackara 6 4 1 3   Bowden 4 4 3
4   Drobný 9 6 7 4   Drobný 6 6 6
  Benham 7 4 5

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3   Parker 6 6
  Taylor 2 1 3   Parker 6 6 6
  Hecht   Hecht 2 4 4
  Vega w/o 3   Parker 6 6 6
  Paish 6 6 6 20   Destremau 0 2 3
  Crawford 0 1 4   Paish 4 6 4 2
20   Destremau 3 6 8 6 20   Destremau 6 3 6 6
  Stewart 6 4 6 3 3   Parker 6 4 6 6
17   Seixas 6 6 7 17   Seixas 1 6 3 4
  Tuero 4 0 5 17   Seixas 6 6 6
  Beisser 6 7 6   Beisser 3 2 2
  Daniel 2 5 2 17   Seixas 3 6 4 6 6
  Paton 7 7 13 14   Sidwell 6 3 6 0 4
  Hanna 5 5 11   Paton 5 3 2
14   Sidwell 6 6 6 14   Sidwell 7 6 6
  Ip 0 0 2

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11   Segura 6 6 6
  Fishbach 2 1 3 11   Segura 6 6 6
  Savitt 1 6 6 3 6   Savitt 3 1 2
  Schwartz 6 3 4 6 4 11   Segura 6 6 6 6
  Mehta 6 6 6   Bartzen 8 1 3 3
  Hall 4 4 1   Mehta 4 4 1
  Bartzen 6 6 6   Bartzen 6 6 6
  Hollander 4 2 1 11   Segura 1 6 6 7
  Burrows 3 6 6 6 6   Pails 6 1 2 5
  Welsh 6 0 4 3   Burrows 2 3 1
  Carter 4 4 7 6 6   Carter 6 6 6
  Burke 6 6 5 0 2   Carter 1 5 2
  Rurac 6 6 6 6   Pails 6 7 6
  Mathey 3 4 2   Rurac 1 4 3
6   Pails 6 6 6 6   Pails 6 6 6
  Evert 3 2 1

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   Mulloy 6 6 6
  Grant 3 4 1 7   Mulloy 6 6 2 9 6
  Gonzales 6 6 6   Gonzales 3 2 6 11 4
  Barton 3 0 3 7   Mulloy 6 6 9
  Misra 3 2 7
  Olliff 1 6 0 7
  Misra 6 2 6 9
7   Mulloy 6 6 6
10   Johansson 3 2 3
  Greenberg
  Vega w/o
  Greenberg 3 3 6 1
10   Johansson 6 6 1 6
  Geller 7 4 0
10   Johansson 9 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15   Moylan 9 6 6
  Abdesselam 7 4 1
15   Moylan 6 6 6
  Roddey 1 1 1
  Roddey 6 6 6
  Dixon 2 1 2
15   Moylan 2 1 2
2   Bromwich 6 6 6
  Rochon 6 6 7
  Peten 2 3 5
  Rochon 1 0 1
2   Bromwich 6 6 6
  Pero 5 3 1
2   Bromwich 7 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 460. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Talbert, Bill (1967). Tennis Observed – The USLTA Men's Singles Champions, 1881-1966,. Barre: Barre Publishers. p. 123. OCLC 172306.

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