1897 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1897 U.S. National Championships
Date 16 August - 23 August (M)
15 June - 19 June (W)
Edition 17th
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Newport, R.I., United States (M)
Philadelphia, PA, United States (W)
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Robert Wrenn [1]
Women's Singles
United States Juliette Atkinson [1]
Men's Doubles
United States Leo Ware / United States George Sheldon [1]
Women's Doubles
United States Juliette Atkinson / United States Kathleen Atkinson [1]
Mixed Doubles
United States Laura Henson / United States D.L. Magruder [1]
← 1896 · U.S. National Championships · 1898 →

List of champions of the 1897 U.S. National Championships tennis tournament (now known as the US Open). The men's tournament was held from 16 August to 23 August on the outdoor grass courts at the Newport Casino in Newport, Rhode Island. The women's tournament was held from 15 June to 19 June on the outdoor grass courts at the Philadelphia Cricket Club in Philadelphia, PA. It was the 18th U.S. National Championships and the second Grand Slam tournament of the year.

Champions

Men's Singles

United States Robert Wrenn defeated United Kingdom Wilberforce Eaves 4–6, 8–6, 6–3, 2–6, 6–2

Women's Singles

United States Juliette Atkinson defeated United States Elisabeth Moore 6–3, 6–3, 4–6, 3–6, 6–3

Men's Doubles

United States Leo Ware / United States George Sheldon defeated United Kingdom Harold Mahony / United Kingdom Harold Nisbet 11–13, 6–2, 9–7, 1–6, 6–1

Women's Doubles

United States Juliette Atkinson / United States Kathleen Atkinson defeated United States Mrs. Edwards / United Kingdom Elizabeth Rastall 6–2, 6–1, 6–1

Mixed Doubles

United States Laura Henson / United States D.L. Magruder defeated United States Maud Banks / United States B.L.C. Griffith 6–4, 6–3, 7–5

References

  1. ^ a b c d e Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 454–483. ISBN 978-0942257700. 

External links

  • Official US Open website
Preceded by
1897 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1898 Wimbledon Championships
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