1929 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1929 U.S. National Championships
Date 7 September – 14 September (M)
19 August – 24 August (W)
Edition 49th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Forest Hills, Queens
New York, United States
Venue West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Bill Tilden [1]
Women's Singles
United States Helen Wills [1]
Men's Doubles
United States George Lott / United States John Doeg [2]
Women's Doubles
United Kingdom Phoebe Holcroft Watson / United Kingdom Peggy Michell [3]
Mixed Doubles
United Kingdom Betty Nuthall / United States George Lott [4]
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The 1929 U.S. National Championships (now known as the US Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor grass courts at the West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills in New York, United States. The tournament ran from 7 September until 14 September. It was the 49th staging of the U.S. National Championships and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year. In the men's singles competition Bill Tilden won his record seventh and final singles title.

Champions

Men's Singles

United States Bill Tilden defeated United States Francis Hunter 3–6, 6–3, 4–6, 6–2, 6–4

Women's Singles

United States Helen Wills defeated United Kingdom Phoebe Holcroft Watson 6–4, 6–2

Men's doubles

United States George Lott / United States John Doeg defeated United States Berkeley Bell / United States Lewis White 10–8, 16–14, 6–1

Women's doubles

United Kingdom Phoebe Holcroft Watson / United Kingdom Peggy Michell defeated United Kingdom Phyllis Covell / United Kingdom Dorothy Shepherd-Barron 2–6, 6–3, 6–4

Mixed doubles

United Kingdom Betty Nuthall / United States George Lott defeated United Kingdom Phyllis Covell / United Kingdom Bunny Austin 6–3, 6–3

References

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 454–483. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Collins, p. 477
  3. ^ Collins, p. 479
  4. ^ Collins, p. 482

External links

  • Official US Open website
Preceded by
1929 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1930 Australian Championships
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