World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

1974 U.S. Open (tennis)

Article Id: WHEBN0023965886
Reproduction Date:

Title: 1974 U.S. Open (tennis)  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: List of US Open men's singles champions, Pam Teeguarden, 1974 Wimbledon Championships, 1974 US Open – Men's Singles, List of Open Era Grand Slam men's singles finals
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

1974 U.S. Open (tennis)

1974 US Open
Date:   26 August – 8 September
Edition:   94th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Forest Hills, Queens, USA
Venue:   West Side Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Jimmy Connors
Women's Singles
United States Billie Jean King
Men's Doubles
United States Bob Lutz / United States Stan Smith
Women's Doubles
United States Rosemary Casals / United States Billie Jean King
Mixed Doubles
United States Pam Teeguarden / Australia Geoff Masters

The 1974 US Open was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor grass courts at the Forest Hills, Queens in New York City, USA. The tournament ran from 26 August until 8 September. It was the 94th staging of the US Open, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of 1974. The girl's championships was introduced in 1974 and it was the last year the tournament was played on grass courts. [1]

Seniors

Men's singles

United States Jimmy Connors def. Australia Ken Rosewall, 6–1, 6–0, 6–1

  • It was Connors 3rd career Grand Slam title, and his 1st US Open title. Connors' victory took just over an hour.[2]

Women's singles

United States Billie Jean King def. Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley, 3–6, 6–3, 7–5

  • It was Moffitt's 11th career Grand Slam title, her 7th during the Open Era, and her 4th (and last) US Open title.

Men's doubles

Main article: 1974 US Open – Men's Doubles

United States Bob Lutz / United States Stan Smith def. Chile Patricio Cornejo / Chile Jaime Fillol, 6–3, 6–3

Women's doubles

Main article: 1974 US Open – Women's Doubles

United States Rosemary Casals / United States Billie Jean King def. France Françoise Dürr / Netherlands Betty Stöve, 7–6, 6–7, 6–4

Mixed doubles

Main article: 1974 US Open – Mixed Doubles

United States Pam Teeguarden / Australia Geoff Masters def. United States Chris Evert / United States Jimmy Connors, 6–1, 7–6

Juniors

Boys' singles

United States Billy Martin def. United States Ferdi Taygan, 6–4, 6–2

Girls' singles

South Africa Ilana Kloss def. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec, 6–4, 6–3

References

External links

  • Official US Open website
Preceded by
1973 US Open
US Open Succeeded by
1975 US Open
Preceded by
1974 Wimbledon Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1975 Australian Open
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.