1918 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1918 U.S. National Championships
Champion United States Robert Lindley Murray [1]
Runner-up United States Bill Tilden [1]
Final score 6–3, 6–1, 7–5
Details
Draw 87
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1917 · U.S. National Championships · 1919 →

Robert Lindley Murray defeated Bill Tilden 6–3, 6–1, 7–5 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1918 U.S. National Championships, his second consecutive title at the event. The event was held at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, New York from August 26 through September 3, 1918.[2][1][3]

Final eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
United States Craig Biddle 2 3 5
United States S. Howard Voshell 6 6 7
United States S. Howard Voshell 4 3 6
United States R. Lindley Murray 6 6 8
United States Nathaniel Niles 5 4 6 5
United States R. Lindley Murray 7 6 2 7
United States R. Lindley Murray 6 6 7
United States Bill Tilden 3 1 5
United States Lyle E. Mahan 6 6 1 2
Japan Ichiya Kumagae 8 3 6 6
Japan Ichiya Kumagae 2 2 0
United States Bill Tilden 6 6 6
United States Bill Tilden 3 6 5 7 6
United States Walter Merrill Hall 6 1 7 5 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Collins, Bud (2016). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (3rd ed.). New York: New Chapter Press. pp. 16–17,485. ISBN 978-1-937559-38-0. 
  2. ^ Talbert, Bill (1967). Tennis Observed – The USLTA Men's Singles Champions, 1881-1966,. Barre: Barre Publishers. p. 96. OCLC 172306. 
  3. ^ "Murray, Tilden and Kunagae win in tennis title fray" (PDF). The New York Times. August 31, 1918.