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
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1915 · U.S. National Championships · 1917 →

R. Norris Williams defeated 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 held at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, New York.[3]

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

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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