1950 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

Arthur Larsen defeated Herbie Flam 6–3, 4–6, 5–7, 6–4, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1950 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Men's Singles
1950 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Arthur Larsen[1]
Runner-upUnited States Herbie Flam[1]
Final score6–3, 4–6, 5–7, 6–4, 6–3
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1949 · U.S. National Championships · 1951 →

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   J.E. Patty (First round)
  2.   Frank Sedgman (Third round)
  3.   Herbie Flam (Finalist)
  4.   Jaroslav Drobný (Third round)
  5.   Gardnar Mulloy (Semifinalist)
  6.   John Bromwich (Third round)
  7.   Tom Brown (Quarterfinalist)
  8.   Ken McGregor (First round)
  9.   Vic Seixas (Third round)
  10.   Torsten Johansson (Third round)
  11.   Arthur Larsen (Champion)
  12.   Felicisimo Ampon (Third round)
  13.   Earl Cochell (Quarterfinalist)
  14.   George Worthington (Third round)
  15.   Dick Savitt (Semifinalist)
  16.   Tony Mottram (Second round)
  17.   Bill Talbert (Quarterfinalist)
  18.   Philippe Washer (Second round)
  19.   James Brink (Third round)
  20.   Gustavo Palafox (First round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

Final EightEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                     
11   Arthur Larsen 6 2 6 6
7   Tom Brown 3 6 1 4
11   Arthur Larsen 6 10 7 6
15   Dick Savitt 2 8 9 2
15   Dick Savitt 8 6 2 6
  Sidney Schwartz 6 2 6 3
11   Arthur Larsen 6 4 5 6 6
3   Herbie Flam 3 6 7 4 3
13   Earl Cochell 3 5 2
5   Gardnar Mulloy 6 7 6
5   Gardnar Mulloy 6 2 11 1 3
3   Herbie Flam 2 6 9 6 6
17   Bill Talbert 7 4 3
3   Herbie Flam 9 6 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Beisser 7 7 9 2
4   Drobný 5 9 11 6 4   Drobný 9 6 6
  Schreiber 12 6 1 5 2   Hopman 7 3 1
  Hopman 10 1 6 7 6 4   Drobný 3 6 2 5
  Reed 4 6 4 11 11   Larsen 6 2 6 7
  Davidson 6 4 6 13   Davidson 4 4 6 4
  Horn 3 4 3 11   Larsen 6 6 4 6
11   Larsen 6 6 6 11   Larsen 3 6 1 4
  Fox 2 2 0 7   Brown 6 2 6 6
14   Worthington 6 6 6 14   Worthington 3 3 6 10 7
  Brose 2 4 1   Rochon 6 6 0 8 5
  Rochon 6 6 6 14   Worthington 2 6 1 5
  Abdesselam 4 4 7 7   Brown 6 1 6 7
  Golden 6 6 9   Golden 3 3 2
  Tuero 6 4 1 4 7   Brown 6 6 6
7   Brown 1 6 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Trabert 4 0 5
6   Bromwich 6 6 7 6   Bromwich 6 6 1 6
  Macken 2 5 1   Moylan 3 4 6 4
  Moylan 6 7 6 6   Bromwich 6 0 6 2 3
  Richards 7 3 3 5 15   Savitt 3 6 4 6 6
  Rose 5 6 6 7   Rose 4 2 4
  Saul w/o 15   Savitt 6 6 6
15   Savitt 15   Savitt 6 2 6 3
  Main 7 3 5 4   Schwartz 8 '6' 2 6
12   Ampon 5 6 7 6 12   Ampon 6 6 6
  Eliaeson 2 2 4   Match 2 4 1
  Match 6 6 6 12   Ampon 6 2 8 5
20   Palafox 2 4 4   Schwartz 4 6 10 7
  Schwartz 6 6 6   Schwartz 6 21 6
1   Patty w/o   Devoe 4 19 3
  Devoe

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Burrows 6 3 5 8
2   Sedgman 3 6 7 10 2   Sedgman 4 6 7 3 7
  Brichant 8 3 1   Clark 6 3 5 6 5
  Clark 10 6 6 2   Sedgman 5 7 6 2 2
  Masterson 4 2 5 13   Cochell 7 5 1 6 6
  Likas 6 6 7   Likas 0 1 2
  Fisher 1 3 0 13   Cochell 6 6 6
13   Cochell 6 6 6 13   Cochell 3 5 2
  Gaines 3 3 8 2 5   Mulloy 6 7 6
10   Johansson 6 6 6 6 10   Johansson 7 4 6 6
  Behrens 3 6 3 3   Richardson 5 6 4 3
  Richardson 6 1 6 6 10   Johansson 4 2 2
  Shea 3 6 7 2 1 5   Mulloy 6 6 6
  Stewart 6 3 5 6 6   Stewart 1 2 1
  Vincent 4 0 1 5   Mulloy 6 6 6
5   Mulloy 6 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8   McGregor 7 6 4 1
  McNeill 9 3 6 6   McNeill 1 6 5 0
  Shields 1 6 1 2 17   Talbert 6 4 7 6
17   Talbert 6 3 6 6 17   Talbert 6 2 3 6 6
  Martin 3 3 2 9   Seixas 1 6 6 2 3
  Balbiers 6 6 6   Balbiers 3 2 3
  Paton 1 0 1 9   Seixas 6 6 6
9   Seixas 6 6 6 17   Talbert 7 4 3
  Ganzenmuller 0 4 3 3   Flam 9 6 6
16   Mottram 6 6 6 16   Mottram 4 6 3 6 3
  Ducos De La Haille 1 5 7 6 4 19   Brink 6 4 6 4 6
19   Brink 6 7 5 3 6 19   Brink 4 3 3
  Ball 6 3 4 3   Flam 6 6 6
18   Washer 8 6 6 18   Washer 1 4 8 4
  Bogley 6 4 1 4 3   Flam 6 6 6 6
3   Flam 3 6 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. 125. OCLC 172306.

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