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1920 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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Edition  40th
Surface  Grass, outdoors
Category  Grand Slam (ITF)
1920 U.S. National Championships (tennis)
Date  30 August – 6 September (M) 20 September – 25 September (W)
Location  Forest Hills, Queens, NY, U.S. (M) Chestnut Hill, PA, U.S. (W)
Venue  West Side Tennis Club (M) Philadelphia Cricket Club (W)

The 1920 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 and the Philadelphia Cricket Club in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia. The men's tournament, held in New York, ran from August 30 until September 6, 1920, while the women's event in Chestnut Hill was held from September 20 through September 25, 1920. It was the 40th staging of the U.S. National Championships and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of the year.


Men's Singles

Bill Tilden defeated Bill Johnston 6–1, 1–6, 7–5, 5–7, 6–3

Women's Singles

Molla Bjurstedt Mallory defeated Marion Zinderstein 6–3, 6–1

Men's doubles

Bill Johnston / Clarence Griffin defeated Roland Roberts / Willis Davis 6–2, 6–2, 6–3

Women's doubles

Marion Zinderstein / Eleanor Goss defeated Eleanor Tennant / Helen Baker 6–3, 6–1

Mixed doubles

Hazel Wightman / Wallace Johnson defeated Molla Bjurstedt Mallory / Craig Biddle 6–4, 6–3


1920 U.S. National Championships (tennis) Wikipedia

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