1916 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1916 U.S. National Championships
Champion United States R. Norris Williams [1]
Runner-up United States William Johnston [1]
Final score 4–6, 6–4, 0–6, 6–2, 6–4
Details
Draw 128
Seeds N.A.
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1915 · U.S. National Championships · 1917 →

R. Norris Williams defeated defending champion William Johnston 4–6, 6–4, 0–6, 6–2, 6–4 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1916 U.S. National Championships.[2] The event was played on outdoor grass courts and held at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, New York from Monday, August 28 through Tuesday, September 5, 1916.[3]

Draw[edit]

Final eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
United States Wallace F. Johnson 4 2 2
United States Clarence Griffin 6 6 6
United States Clarence Griffin 3 3 3
United States R. Norris Williams 6 6 6
United States Douglas Watters 6 1 1
United States R. Norris Williams 3 6 6
United States R. Norris Williams 4 6 0 6 6
United States William Johnston 6 4 6 2 4
United States Watson Washburn 2 2 5
United States William Johnston 6 6 7
United States William Johnston 6 6 6
United States Robert Lindley Murray 2 3 1
United States George Church 6 6 2 4 4
United States R. Lindley Murray 3 4 6 6 6

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
                            
United States J.P. Adoue Jr. 6 1 1
United States S. Howard Voshell 8 6 6
United States S. Howard Voshell 6 6 6
United States P. Vandeventer 3 2 3
United States Philip Vandeventer 4 2 6 6 6
United States C. Stanley Rogers 8 6 3 4 4
United States S.H. Voshell 8 6 2 7 3
United States W.F. Johnson 6 3 6 9 6
United States Wallace F. Johnson w o
United States Harry Seymour
United States W.F. Johnson 6 6 7
United States W. Rosenbaum 1 2 5
United States J.T. Allen 4 3 7
United States W. Rosenbaum 6 6 9
United States W.F. Johnson 6 6 6
United States W. Merrill Hall 2 1 2
United States C.G. Plimpton 3 6 6 7
Austria-Hungary Otto Salm 6 1 4 5
United States C.G. Plimpton 2 4 2
United States A.H. Man Jr. 6 6 6
United States A.H. Man Jr. 4 6 4 12 6
United States H. Van Dyke Johns 6 2 6 10 2
United States A.H. Man Jr. 3 2 3
United States W. Merrill Hall 6 6 6
United States T.B. Plimpton
United States Walter Merrill Hall w o
United States W. Merrill Hall 5 4 4
United States J.W. Anderson 7 6 6
United States J.W. Anderson w o
United States Charles S. Garland

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
                            
United States Charled M. Bull Jr. 4 6 0 3
United States William Rand 6 3 6 6
United States W. Rand 6 6 6
United States W. Roberts 1 1 1
United States Walter Roberts w o
United States Arthur E. Copeland
United States W. Rand 3 0 4
United States C. Griffin 6 6 6
United States W.P. Burden
United States Reginald A. Cook w o
United States R.A. Cook 4 2 1
United States C. Griffin 6 6 6
United States Fred C. Baggs 6 0 2
United States Clarence Griffin 8 6 9
United States C. Griffin 6 6 3 12
United States E.H. Whitney 3 2 6 10
United States Arthur S. Cragin 6 6 6
United States Richard S. maynard 4 0 0
United States A.S. Cragin 6 2 3 6 4
United States R.L. Baggs 2 6 6 4 6
United States Ralph L. Baggs 6 6 6
United States B.W. Stair 3 2 2
United States R.L. Baggs 4 2 4
United States E.H. Whitney 6 6 6
United States L. Gwynne French 6 6 6
United States George V. Peak Jr. 4 3 4
United States L.G. French 3 4 4
United States E.H. Whitney 6 6 6
United States Ward Dawson 2 3 1
United States Edward H. Whitney 6 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
                            
United States Harold D. Harvey w o
United States George McKearin
United States H.D. Harvey 3 5 3
United States E.R. McCormick 6 7 6
United States John C. Neely Jr
United States E.R. McCormick w o
United States E.R. McCormick 7 2 6 6
United States H.S. Parker 5 6 1 4
United States Irvin Riker 8 6 6 2 6
United States Benjamin M. Phillips 10 3 1 6 2
United States I. Riker 2 3 1
United States H.S. Parker 6 6 6
United States Henry S. Parker 6 6 6
United States Paul W. Gibbons 4 1 0
United States E.R. McCormick 2 3 4
United States D.S. Watters 6 6 6
United States Douglas S. Watters w o
United States R.A. Holden Jr.
United States D.S. Watters 6 6 6
United States E.H. Binzen 1 2 4
United States Elliott H. Binzen 1 7 4 6 6
United States George King 6 5 6
United States D.S. Watters 6 2 1
United States G.A.L. Dionne 3 6 1 r
United States C.L. Johnston Jr. 3 6 4 3
United States G.A.L. Dionne 6 4 6 6
United States G.A.L. Dionne 6 6 2 6
United States C.G. Burrows 4 1 6 4
United States Lloyd Hartel 1 0 2
United States C.G. Burrows 6 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 457. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ "Norris Williams Victor Over Johnston in Tennis". Evening Tribune. September 6, 1916. 
  3. ^ Bill Talbert (1967). Tennis Observed. Barre: Barre Publishers. p. 95. OCLC 172306. 

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