1930 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1930 U.S. National Championships
Champion United Kingdom Betty Nuthall
Runner-up United States Anna Harper[1]
Final score 6–1, 6–4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1929 · U.S. National Championships · 1931 →

First-seeded foreign player Betty Nuthall defeated Anna Harper 6–1, 6–4 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1930 U.S. National Championships.[1] The final lasted 36 minutes and was watched by 3,500 spectators.[2] The reigning champion Helen Wills Moody did not participate to defend her title.[3]

Seeds[edit]

The tournament used two lists of players for seeding the women's singles event; one list of eight U.S. players and one for foreign players which contained two players. Betty Nuthall is the champion; others show in brackets the round in which they were eliminated.[3][4]

  1. United States Marjorie Morrill (Semifinalist)
  2. United States Anna Harper (Finalist)
  3. United States Eleanor Goss (Second round)
  4. United States Sarah Palfrey (Third round)
  5. United States Ethel Burkhardt (Quarterfinalist)
  6. United States Mary Greef (Quarterfinalist)
  7. United States Edith Cross (Third round)
  8. United States Josephine Cruickshank (Third round)
  9. United Kingdom Betty Nuthall (Champion)
  10. Italy Maud Levi (Semifinalist)

Draw[edit]

Final eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                             
(1) United Kingdom Betty Nuthall 6 6
United States Dorothy Weisel 1 1
(1) United Kingdom Betty Nuthall 6 6 6
1 United States Marjorie Morrill 8 4 2
1 United States Marjorie Morrill 4 6 6
5 United States Ethel Burkhardt 6 1 2
(1) United Kingdom Betty Nuthall 6 6
2 United States Anna Harper 1 4
2 United States Anna Harper 3 6 6
6 United States Mary Greef 6 1 4
2 United States Anna Harper 6 6
(2) Italy Maud Levi 2 3
United States Penelope Anderson 6 4 5
(2) Italy Maud Levi 4 6 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 469. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Alan Gould (August 25, 1930). "Betty Nuthall is the queen of American tennis". Schenectady Gazette. AP. p. 13 – via Google News. 
  3. ^ a b "Lawn Tennis". Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer. August 13, 1930. p. 16 – via British Newspaper Archive. (Subscription required (help)). 
  4. ^ "Seven Californians In National Women's Tennis Play". The Pittsburgh Press. UP. August 19, 1930. p. 17 – via Google News.