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Australian Championships 1922

Here is the results from the first Womens Australian Chmapionships taken from the Sydney Morning Herald.

Sydney. December 1-9 1922
Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th washed out and tournament didnt finish until Saturday 9th December
Only three matches completed on these two days, 2 mixed and a womens doubles and Sydney Morning Herald did not publish the scores.

Womens Singles
First Round
Molesworth d. Gray 75 63 (first match)
Mountain d. GB Stevens 64 63
Carr d. Rock 62 16 86
Utz d. Doddemeade 64 62

Boyd d. F St George 64 61
Watson d. Grant 63 62
Lance d. L Bull 63 61
Elliott bye

Mal Molesworth d. Marjorie Mountain 6-4 6-4
Esna Boyd d. J. Watson 6-3 6-2
Mrs. Lorna Utz d. Carr w/o
Sylvia Lance d. Elliot 6-1 6-2

Boyd d. Lance 6-4 10-8
Molesworth d. Utz 6-2 6-3

Final Molesworth d. Boyd 6-3 10-8

Womens Doubles

Preliminary Round
A Gray/ N Lloyd d L Bull/ M Elliott 64 63 (first womens doubles match)

Quarter Finals
HS Utz/ F St George d Menzies/ Garland 63 62
Boyd/ Mountain d Docker/ Schulze 61 64
Molesworth/ Watson d Doddemeade/ Carr 75 46 63
Forbes Smith/ S Lance d A Gray/ N Lloyd 57 1311 62

Semi Finals
Boyd/Mountain d Molesworth/ Watson 75 63
Utz/ St George d Forbes Smith/ Lance ? score

Boyd/ Mountain d Utz/ St George 16 64 75

Mixed Doubles (men named first)

First Round

Wertheim/ Mountain d. KL Poulton/ Bull 36 64 63
A Yencken/ H Webber d. WB Dive/ RJ Goodman 60 97
Utz/ Utz bye
SH Henderson/ Mance d. J Clemenger/ Elliott 60 60

JB Hawkes/ E Boyd d. D Bullough/ S Carr 64 60 (first mixed doubles match)
L Baker/ Molesworth d. PW Sandral/ Mitchell 61 75
E Jordan/ J Watson d. W Sheehan/ G Paterson 64 63
GP Love/ A Gray d. F PEach/ F St George 86 57 108

Quarter Finals

Wertheim/ Mountain d. Yencken/ Webber 60 62
Utz/ Utz d. Henderson/ Mance ? score
Hawkes/ Boyd d Baker/ Molesworth 62 57 62
Jordan/ Watson d. Love/ Gray ? score

Semi Finals

Utz/ Utz d. Wertheim/ Mountain 63 63
Hawkes/ Boyd d. Jordan/ Watson 63 63

Hawkes/ Boyd d. Utz/ Utz 61 61
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old Feb 17th, 2004, 09:26 AM
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old Feb 17th, 2004, 11:07 AM
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Thanks AndrewTas-I have added your results to our grand slam results section in the Blast From the Past!
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Yeah, I remember the final. Boyd made way too many unforced errors. I stopped being her fan after this match.

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Thank you, Andrew!!

I will add the mixed scores to my mixed site, if you don't mint.
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old Feb 18th, 2004, 06:43 AM
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Thanks for the results, Andrew! This helps a lot!
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old Feb 18th, 2004, 07:07 AM
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Originally Posted by azza
whats the point of this

Probably a well-timed reminder to many of you that actually there WAS a tennis world before 1998!....
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