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1881 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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Edition  1st
Venue  Newport Casino
Surface  Grass
1881 U.S. National Championships (tennis)
Date  August 31 – September 3
Location  Newport, Rhode Island, United States

The inaugural U.S. National Championship was a tennis tournament that took place in August 1881 at the Newport Casino, Newport, Rhode Island and in that first year only clubs that were members of the United States National Lawn Tennis Association were permitted to enter. A Men's Singles and Men's Doubles competition were played and Richard Sears became the first men's single U.S. National Tennis Champion.

Contents

Men's Singles

Richard Sears defeated William E. Glyn 6–0, 6–3, 6–2

Men's Doubles

Clarence Clark / Fred Taylor defeated Arthur Newbold / Alexander Van Rensselaer, 6-5, 6-4, 6-5

References

1881 U.S. National Championships (tennis) Wikipedia


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