1966 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

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1966 U.S. National Championships
Date 1 September – 12 September
Edition 86th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Forest Hills, Queens
New York, United States
Venue West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Fred Stolle
Women's Singles
Brazil Maria Bueno
Men's Doubles
Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Fred Stolle
Women's Doubles
Brazil Maria Bueno / United States Nancy Richey
Mixed Doubles
United States Donna Floyd / Australia Owen Davidson
← 1965 · U.S. National Championships · 1967 →

The 1966 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, United States. The tournament ran from 1 September until 12 September, it was the 86th staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of 1966.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Fred Stolle defeated Australia John Newcombe 4–6, 12–10, 6–3, 6–4

Women's Singles[edit]

Brazil Maria Bueno defeated United States Nancy Richey 6–3, 6–1

Men's doubles[edit]

Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Fred Stolle defeated United States Clark Graebner / United States Dennis Ralston 6–4, 6–4, 6–4 [1]

Women's doubles[edit]

Brazil Maria Bueno / United States Nancy Richey defeated United States Billie Jean King / United States Rosie Casals 6–3, 6–4 [2]

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Donna Floyd / Australia Owen Davidson defeated United States Carol Hanks / United States Ed Rubinoff 6–1, 6–3 [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 478. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Collins, p. 480
  3. ^ Collins, p. 482

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1966 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1967 Australian Championships