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Re: 1914 results

Week of April 6-12

April 6-12, Carlton Club (Second Meeting), Cannes, France (Clay)
Venue: Carlton Club

Singles (Draw=15)

1R: Suzanne Lenglen d. Mrs AA. Hall (GB) 6-2 6-3
1R: E. White (GB) d. Domini Crosfield (GB) 6-1 6-3
1R: M. Towler (GB) d. Mme M. Gondoin 6-3 6-0
1R: Margaret Tripp (GB)-bye

1R: Jessie Tripp (GB) d. Mrs Hall-Walker 6-0 6-1
1R: M. Wright d. Mme Gondoin default
1R: M. Ward (GB) d. Mrs Jackson 8-6, 6-3
1R: Elizabeth Ryan (US) d. Mme Barath 6-2 6-0

QF: Lenglen d. White 6-0 6-0
QF: M. Tripp d. Towler 6-1 6-4
QF: J Tripp d. Wright 6-4 6-1
QF: Ryan d. Ward 6-2 6-2

SF: Lenglen d. M. Tripp 7-5 6-1
SF: Ryan d. J Tripp 8-6 5-7 6-0

FI: Suzanne Lenglen d. Elizabeth Ryan (US) 6-3 3-6 6-2

MX: Elizabeth Ryan (US)/Max Décugis d. Suzanne Lenglen/Alfred Dunlop (Aus) 7-5 7-9 6-2

This was Suzanne Lenglen’s first really big singles tournament win.

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began April 8, Danish Covered Courts Championships, Copenhagen, Denmark (Indoors on Wood)

FI: Mieken Rieck (Ger) d. Countess Alexandra von Scheel 6-0 6-2

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Circa April 10-15, Tasmanian Championships, Tasmania, Australia (Grass)

FI: A. Rex d. E. Stanfield 2-6 6-5 6-4

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Re: 1914 results

Week of April 13-19

April 6-18, Dulwich Farm Open, Dulwich, London, England (Clay/Red Rubble)

Singles (Draw=15)

1R: Aurea Edgington d. Miss Lattey 6-2 6-2
1R: Miss D Treadgold d. Miss Ward 6-1 6-0
1R: Miss M. H. Davy d. Mrs Bell 6-0 6-2
1R: Blanche Colston d. Mrs E M Hinde default

1R: Dorothy Holman d. Miss Christmas 6-2 6-1
1R: Helen Aitchison d. Mis Back 6-2 6-2
1R: Helen Harper d. Mrs. Bright 6-1 6-2
1R: Miss A Dash-bye

QF: Edgington d. Treadgold 6-2 6-1
QF: Davy d. Colston 6-2 6-2
QF: Helen Harper d. Miss Dash default
QF: Holman d. Miss Aitchison 6-3 6-2

SF : Edgington d. Davy 7-5 6-2
SF: Holman d. Harper 6-0 6-2

FI: Aurea Edgington d. Dorothy Holman 4-6 6-2 6-4

MX: Beryl Tulloch/George Watt d. Dorothy Holman/Stanley Doust (Aus) 6-4 6-3

"The record entry received for this year's tournament must have been extremely gratifying to the committee, who had paid special attention to the improvement of the surface of the courts. They had also engaged the services of a professional referee for the first time"

"... Mrs. Edgington and Miss Holman played a most uninteresting—from the spectacular point of view—base-line duel of long duration, in which Miss Holman occasionally relieved the monotony with an advance to the net. Miss Holman ought to have won this encounter as she held the commanding lead of four games to one in the third set. The mixed, which followed on immediately, ended in a not altogether surprising victory for the Queen's Club pair—Watt and Miss Tulloch—who played particularly well, but were undoubtedly helped by Miss Holman's state of exhaustion after her singles final. Watt showed himself to be an excellent exponent of the mixed game, and Miss Tulloch drove with great ferocity. "

Source: Lawn Tennis and Badminton, April 16, 1914, p. 420 & April 23, 1914, pp. 440

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April 11-14, North of England Hard Court Championships, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England (Clay)

Singles (Draw=16)

1R: Miss E. Denison d. Miss Elsom retired (score ????)
1R: Miss E. Radcliffe d. Mrs. C.H. Close 6-1 6-4
1R: Mrs. J.H. King d. Miss M. Flint 6-3 6-1
1R: Mrs. Wilkinson d. Miss. E. Jackson 6-1 6-0

1R: Miss A.E. Brown d. Miss Harrison 6-0 6-1
1R: Mary Welsh d. Miss Dodsworth default
1R: Mrs. J.W. Anderson d. Miss G. Grey 6-3 6-4
1R: Mrs. D.E. Harrison d. Mrs. T.L. Taylor default

QF: Radcliffe d. Denison 6-0 6-2
QF: Wilkinson d. King 6-2 6-0
QF: Welsh d. Brown 6-0 8-6
QF: Anderson d. Harrison 7-5 6-2

SF: Wilkinson d. Radcliffe 6-3 6-1
SF: Welsh d. Anderson 6-3 7-5

FI: Mrs. E.F. Wilkinson d. Mary Welsh 6-3 3-6 6-2

"The second Easter hard court tournament at Scarborough was an unqualified success, the entry showing a great increase in numbers over the preceding year; this being so, it was extremely fortunate that the players and executive alike were favoured with the most delightful weather imaginable..."

"The ladies' singles created a surprise, for few people expected that Mrs. Robin Welsh, the holder, would be seriously extended. Not only was she extended, but in the final round she was beaten by Mrs. E.F. Wilkinson of Northamptonshire. The winner closely approximates to a one-shot player, that shot being a forehand drive, but when she can bring the stroke into action she is difficult to beat, for this shot is forceful in the extreme. Mrs. Welsh found the surface of the court uncongenial for her undercut service, which keeps so low on the clinging grass surface and skids so uncannily on wood. The rubble surface had the effect of slowing down the ball at the pitch and inviting a punch—and Mrs. Wilkinson punched. From the point of view of tactics, Mrs. Welsh was by far the better player, but she seemed unable to get enough pace on her shots to attack Mrs. Wilkinson's backhand, with the result that the flow of hard drives was sufficient to secure a victory for the less fancied player in a three set match."

Source: Lawn Tennis and Badminton, April 23, 1914, pp. 443

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began April 11, French Covered Court Championships, Paris, France (Indoors on Wood)
Venue: Tennis Club de Paris

FI: Marie Conquet d. Germaine Golding 6-3 6-4

MX: Germaine Golding/Felix Poulin d. Marie Conquet/Albert Canet 6-4 6-1

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April 13-18, Locarno, Switzerland (Clay)

FI: Rose Vivanti d. Miss Ghislain 6-0 6-0 6-0

MX: Rose Vivanti/E.G.P. Nathan d. N. Ball/Baron von Scheibler 6-2 6-1


This final was played over the best of five sets.

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Circa April 13-20, Championships of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain (Clay)

Singles (Draw of 7 or so)

QF: Elizabeth Ryan (US) d. Lola Marnet 6-0 6-2
QF: E. Subirana d. Miss Ward default
QF: Luisa Marnet d. Marie Decugis (Fra) default
QF: Panchita Subirana might have had a bye.

SF: Ryan (US) d E. Subirana 6-1 6-3
SF: Luisa Marnet d Panchita Subirana 8-6 3-6 6-3

FI: Elizabeth Ryan (US) d. Luisa Marnet 6-3 6-4

Mixed doubles (Draw=at least 8. Incomplete draw)

QF: Elizabeth Ryan (US)/Max Decugis (Fra) d. Mme Alliott (Fra)/Carlos Ducasse 6-1 6-1
QF: Panchita Subirana/José-Maria Sagnier d. [Carmen] Witty/Alf Dunlop (AUS) 6-4 6-1
QF: Lola or Luisa Marnet/Rupert Wertheim (Aus) d. [E.] Subirana/Herberg 6-3 6-2
QF: Marie Decugis (Fra)/Heinrich Kleinschroth (Ger) d. Miss Noble/Andreu 6-1 6-0

SF: Ryan/Decugis d. P. Subirana/Sagnier 6-3 6-3
SF: Decugis/Kleinschroth d. Lola or Luisa Marnet/Wertheim 7-5 6-1

MX: Elizabeth Ryan (US)/Max Décugis (Fra) d. Marie Décugis (Fra))/Heinrich Kleinschroth (Ger) 6-0 3-6 6-4

Ryan won both open events. There were also handicap events.

Source:
http://hemeroteca.elmundodeportivo.e...20barcelona%22

Draw notes:

El Mundo Deportivo lists Marnet as Luisa. She apparently also went by the nickname Luisita.

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April 13-19, Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt (Clay)

FI: Miss R Aighton d. Mrs Adamsom 0-6 8-6 10-8

DF: Mrs Carruthers/Connie Luard (GB) d. Mrs Adamson/Mrs Scott 6-2 6-4

MX: Mrs Remenda/W Cumming d. Connie Luard (GB)/John Luard (GB) 1-6 6-1 6-3

"The expected really happened in the ladies' doubles, where Mrs. Luard and Mrs. Carruthers were too strong for the opposition. The final of the ladies' singles was marred by the fact that Mrs. Adamsom fell and twisted her ankle at 5 all in the final set; she pluckily continued but was eventually beaten by Miss R. Aighton at 8/10 in a game which was rather overcautious."

Source: Lawn Tennis and Badminton, May 7, 1914, pp. 478

Connie (nee Wilson) and JF (John Francis) Luard were husband/wife.

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April 14-20, Montreux International,Territet, Switzerland (Clay)

Singles (Draw=16)


1R: Margaret Tripp (GB) d. Mrs J Heron 6-0 6-1
1R: L de Tavel d. S Huntsman 9-7 6-3
1R: Mrs F C Uhl d. H E Walford 6-1 7-5
1R: Agnes Visart de Bocarme d. C Bardot 8-6 6-4

1R: Marie Danet d. S Bardot 6-0 6-3
1R: Jessie Tripp (GB) d. S Goemare 6-0 6-1
1R: Miss Bridgewater d. J Huntsman 5-7 6-1 6-3
1R: Miss Chenery (Aus) d. C Matthey 7-5 6-2

QF: Margaret Tripp d. L de Tavel 6-1 6-0
QF: Mrs F C Uhl d. Agnes Visart De Bocarme 6-3 5-7 6-4
QF Marie Danet d. Jessie Tripp 3-6 6-0 6-2
QF: Miss Chenery d. Miss Bridgewater 6-0 6-1

FI: Margaret Tripp (GB) d. Miss Chenery (Aus) 6-4 6-2

MX: Jessie Tripp (GB)/Norman Brookes (Aus) d. /Miss Chenery (Aus)/G Manset 6-4 6-2

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Re: 1914 results

Week of April 20-26

April 20-25, Montreux Palace, Montreux, Switzerland (Clay)

FI: Margaret Tripp (GB) d. Miss Chenery (Aus) default

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Circa late April, Country Club ,Madrid, Spain (Clay)

FI: Elizabeth Ryan (US) d. Maria de Irujo 6-0 6-2

MX: Elizabeth Ryan (US)/Max Decugis (Fra) and Marie Decugis (Fra)/Heinrich Kleinschroth (Ger) divided the prizes

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began April 23, Ojai Valley Tournament, Nordhoff, California, US (Hard)

CR: Florence Sutton d. Mrs E. Ellis 6-0 6-0

DF: Miss Sutton/Mrs Kearns d. Miss Anderson/Miss Toney ??

MX: Miss Sutton/Gerald Young d. Miss Kincade/Murray ??

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April 20-27, Tulse Hill Open, London, England (Clay)

Singles (Draw=17)


1R: Mrs Bradford d. Blanche Colston default

2R: Beryl Tulloch d. E J Williams default
2R: M H Davy d. Doris Craddock 5-7 6-2 6-3
2R: Dorothy Holman d. Gwynifred Palmer 6-2 6-4
2R : Aurea Edgington d. Miss Christmas 6-1 6-2
2R : Orea Beatty d. Mrs E M Hinde 6-4 6-2
2R : Mrs Marriott d. Miss Back 6-1 7-9 6-1
2R: Phyllis Covell d. Mrs Bright 6-3 6-2
2R: Madeline O’Neill d. Bradford 6-4 6-0

QF: Tulloch d. Davy 6-4 2-6 6-2
QF: Holman d. Edgington 3-6 10-8 6-0
QF: Beatty d. Marriott 6-3 8-6
QF: O’Neill d. Covell 6-2 6-2

SF: Beryl Tulloch d. Holman 2-6 7-5 12-10
SF: Madeline O’Neill d. Beatty 6-2 3-6 6-0

F: Beryl Tulloch d. Madeline O’Neill 6-1 1-0 retired

FI: Beryl Tulloch d. Madeline O'Neill 6-1 1-0 retired

MX: Madeline O'Neill/Charles Dixon d. Orea Beatty (Aus)/Stanley Doust (Aus) 6-3 1-6 6-3

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Week of April 27-May 3

April 27-May 2, Southsea Hard Court Tournament, Hampshire, England (Clay)
Venue: Southsea Hard Courts

FI: Lavinia Radeglia d. Madeline O'Neill 8-10 17-15 2-0 retired

MX: Madeline O'Neill/George Watt d. Beatrice Lee/George Thomas 6-3 6-4

From "Lawn Tennis and Badminton", May 14, 1914: "The first spring tournament held on the Southsea Hard Courts was a great success in every way. The entries were good in class and sufficient in number to allow for a week's play without unduly overworking the competitors, while the weather, except for one afternoon, was almost perfect. [...]

"As far as we can judge a record for length was set up, so far as ladies are concerned, when Miss Lavinia Radeglia beat Mrs Madeline O'Neill by the score of 8-10, 17-15 in the first two sets; Miss Radeglia was leading 2-0 in the third set when Mrs O'Neill retired. This was hardly surprising; it would have astonished no one if one of the ladies had done so earlier in the proceedings. The match took three-and-a-half hours to play (another record, we should think), but apart from its closeness, it was not very exhilirating to watch. Still, as a feat of endurance and steadiness both ladies are to be complimented on their record-smashing performance."

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April 27-May 2 Norwood Open Tournament, Norwood, England

Singles (Draw=14)

1R: Aurea Edgington d. M Davy 6-3 6-1
1R: Norah Lattey d. Phyllis Covell 7-5 6-3
1R: Blanche Colston d. B Roberts default
1R: Mrs Marriott-bye

1R: Doris Craddock-bye
1R: M Back d. D Cater 6-4 6-3
1R: Ada Hollick d. Mrs Royle 6-2 6-2
1R: Phyllis Satterthwaite d. Mrs Bersey default

QF: Edgington d. Lattey 6-0 6-3
QF: Marriott d. Colston default
QF: Craddock d. Back 6-2 6-4
QF: Satterthwaite d. Hollick 6-2 6-2

SF: Edgington d. Marriott 6-2 8-6
SF: Satterthwaite d. Craddock 6-3 6-3

FI: Aurea Edgington d. Phyllis Satterthwaite 7-5 6-4

Mixed Doubles

SF: Doris Craddock/Stanley Doust (Aus) d. Aurea Edgington/S.M. Jacob 7-5 5-7 6-1
SF: Phyllis Satterthwaite/A.W. Myers d. Blanche Colston/Major Ritchie 6-3 6-4

FI: Doris Craddock/Stanley Doust (Aus) d. Phyllis Satterthwaite/A.W. Myers 4-6 6-4 6-4

"The first hard court tournament held by the Norwood Club was successful enough to prove that the fixture will be a very popular one. Though the entry was not large [...], it was an excellent one, from the "class" point of view, and better contests have not been seen during the hard court season. [...]

In the ladies' singles Mrs. Satterthwaite wore down Mrs. Craddock in the semi-final, her steadiness proving too effectual for the latter's hard hitting , and Mrs. Edgington qualified to meet her by defeating Mrs. Marriott after a good match, in which the second set ran to 14 games. The final was fairly protracted, and it was chiefly due to Mrs. Edgington's superior placing that she emerged the winner after two close sets."

Source: Lawn Tennis and Badminton, May 7, 1914, pp. 477

Draw notes:

Mrs Marriott from this time period is usually identified as Cecily Marriott. The issue? She was married in 1916. Could the date be wrong-or is this a different Mrs Mariott?
Biographies of Female Tennis Players

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April 27- May 3 Lausaane International, Lausanne, Switzerland (Clay)

F: S Goemaere vs C Matthey ???? (result unknown)

C Matthey is probably Cecile.

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Week of May 4-10

May 2-7, Championships of Paris, Paris, France (Clay)
Venue: Tennis Club de Paris.

FI: Elizabeth Ryan (US) d. Katie Fenwick 3-6 6-4 6-1

MX: Elizabeth Ryan (US)/Max Decugis d. Germaine Golding/Alfred Dunlop (Aus) 6-1 6-4

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began May 8, Chevy-Chase Invitation, Washington, D.C., US (Clay)

FI: Miss I.E.Pendleton d. Mrs W.Sullivan 7-5 6-0

CR: Pendleton d. Miss Baker 6-3 6-0

DF: Sullivan/Miss Meredith d. Mrs Carlisle/Pendleton 6-2 7-5

Mixed Doubles


FI: Sullivan/Johnson d. Pendleton/Wilcox 7-5 7-5

CR: Sullivan/Johnson d. Baker/Doyle (holders) 8-6 6-2

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May 4-9, Brooklands (Weybridge), London, England (Grass)

1R: Aurea Edgington d. Mrs Greehough Smith 6-2 6-0
1R: Lavinia Radeglia d. M Stuart 2-6 6-1 6-4

2R: Madeline O’Neill d. Margaret Laverton Lowe 6-1 6-2
2R: Doris Craddock d. Mrs Anderson 6-3 4-6 6-1
2R: Phyllis Satterthwaite d. Olive Ranson 6-1 6-1
2R: Edgington d. Radeglia 6-3 6-3

QF: Holman d. O’Neill 6-3 6-2
QF: Craddock d. Mitchell 6-1 6-0
QF: Edgington d. Satterthwaite 4-6 6-3 6-0
QF: Morton d. Barclay 6-0 6-3

SF: Dorothy Holman d. Doris Craddock 6-4 6-2
SF: Agnes Morton d. Aurea Edgington 6-0 2-6 6-2


FI: Dorothy Holman d. Agnes Morton 9-7 6-2

DF: Aurea Edgington/Dorothy Holman d. W. Hill/Mrs Mitchell 7-5 6-4

MX: Agnes Morton/Stanley Doust (Aus) d. Madeline O'Neill/Charles Dixon 4-6 6-2 7-5

"There was only one day (Thursday) at which play at this meeting was interfered with by rain to any appreciable extent; on the other hand there was only one day on which it was not inconveniently blowy. Consequently the decision of the executive to play most of the matches on the six newer and more sheltered courts was probably a wise one, although their surface was by no means as firm as the four old courts, on which the first meeting was held last year. [...]

Miss Holman showed that she had regained the confidence lost to some extent at Tulse Hill by a convincing win in the ladies' singles. She was at her best all through and did not lose a set, though Miss Morton ran her to games-all in the first set of the final, in which both ladies were playing very well and skilfully. Miss Morton lost a set in the semi-final to Mrs. Edgington, who had in the previous round survived an encounter consisting mainly of a series of interminable long rallies with Mrs. Satterthwaite. Something which will speed up the play in ladies' singles seems to be imperatively demanded.[...]

After being nearly caught napping in the first round by the Guildford pair, Capt. Moss and Mrs. Mitchell, who won the first set and led at one time in the second, Doust and Miss Morton gained a hardearned win in the mixed doubles. They had very little to spare against Thomas and Miss Spofforth and nothing at all against either Watt and Miss Tulloch (who, it may be remembered were winners last year, beating Dixon and Mrs. Sterry in the final), or Dixon and Mrs. O'Neill.[...]

The form shown by the Guildford pair, Mrs. Mitchell and Miss Hill, in the ladies' doubles, created a pleasing diversion from the ordinary course of events, and incidentally illustrated the value in a ladies' double of practice together by two partners, one of whom can volley. As a singles player, Miss Hill, though quite a good volleyer, is still one of the thirty contingent; but she and Mrs. Mitchell, who thoroughly understands the art of making openings, not only made mincemeat of of the comparatively soft returns of Mrs. O'Neill and Mrs. Colston, but gave Miss Holman and Mrs. Edgington about as much as they could do to beat them in the final."

Source: Lawn Tennis and Badminton, May 14, 1914, pp. 499

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Week of May 11-17

May 9-14, Wiesbaden, Germany (Clay)

FI: Elizabeth Ryan (US) d. Nelly Bamberger 6-2 6-2

MX: Elizabeth Ryan (US)/Robert Kleinschroth d. Nelly Bamberger/Otto Froitzheim default

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Circa May 11-16, New South Wales Championships, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (Grass)
*AndrewTas has date of c May 11-20.

SF: Collings d Browning 6-4 6-1
SF: Annie Ford d Rose 6-1 6-0

(FI: Annie Ford v Collings 6-4 7-9 postponed due to failing light and replayed)
FI: Annie Ford d Collings 6-2 6-0

CR: Phillis Stewart d Annie Ford 6-1 6-0

DFCR: Lily Addison/Phillis Stewart d Ford/Collings 7-5 6-0

MX: Annie Ford/JO Anderson d Dorothy Schlesinger/Gerald Patterson 6-1 6-2

Doubles final a challenge round, in 1913, Phillis Stewart had won the doubles title with Miss Williams. In mixed doubles holders Miss Gordon and Barney Jones did not defend.

John O Anderson liked to be be called "JO". In the mixed doulbes there was no challange round as the holders Miss Gordon/Barney Jones did not defend.

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May 11-18, Roehampton (Barnes), London, England (Clay)
Venue: Roehampton Club

Singles (Draw=11)


1R: Mrs A G Wilkinson d. Blanche Colston default
1R: Agnes Morton d. Daisy Kercheval-Hole default
1R: M Back d. Mrs Barclay 6-1 6-0

QF: Dorothy Holman d. Aurea Edgington 7-5 7-5
QF: Wilkinson d. Mrs H J Phillpot 7-5 6-2
QF: Morton d. Back 6-1 6-0
QF: Beryl Tulloch d. Mabel Parton 7-5 1-6 6-1

SF: Holman d. Wilkinson 7-5 6-1
SF: Tulloch d. Morton 6-3 6-4

FI: Dorothy Holman d. Beryl Tulloch 7-9 6-2 8-6

MX: Agnes Morton/Norman Brookes (Aus)/ d. Mabel Parton/Stanley Doust (Aus) 5-7 6-3 6-3

"This, the first open tournament held on the six courts of the Roehampton Club, was brought to a successful conclusion on Saturday last."

"The ladies singles' fell to Miss Holman, but only after a tremendous fight with Miss Tulloch in the final, the latter lady being deadly on the drive; Miss Holman played not only well but with more aggression than she has often displayed. On their way to the final both ladies had some close matches; Miss Holman, for instance, nearly lost the first set to Mrs. Edgington, as she was led at 4/1 and 5/3, but eventually ran out at 7/5 and took the second at the same score. Miss Tulloch had the worse half of the draw in that she had to meet, in earlier rounds, both Mrs. Parton and Mrs. Morton; of these two matches that with Mrs. Parton was not only the closer but the better, though after set all had been called Mrs. Parton palpably tired. Miss Tulloch always had the better of Miss Morton, who did not seem happy on the hard courts."

Source: "Lawn Tennis and Badminton", May 21, 1914

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May 13-16, Dovercourt Sports Club, Dovercourt, Essex, England (Clay)

FI: Phyllis Satterthwaite d. Mrs IM Thurn 6-0 6-4

DF: Madeleine Fison/Phyllis Satterthwaite d. Mrs Donovan/Miss Hervey 6-3 6-3

MX: Madeleine Fison/Gordon Lowe d. Mrs Leigh Day/George Thomas 6-4 5-7 6-2

"There were times during the four days when the wind was somewhat disconcerting both to the players and the onlookers [...] but the bugbear of rain was at any rate absent, and a glorious day of bright sunshine was forthcoming for the wind-up on Saturday."

Source: Lawn Tennis and Badminton, May 21, 1914, pp. 520

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Week of May 18-24

FRENCH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Dates:May 17 to 26
Venue: Racing Club de Fran Croix-Catelan, Paris.
Surface: Clay

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*Holder Marguerite Broquedis "sits out" until Challenge Round.

Singles (Draw=6, plus holder)

1st Round

Suzanne Lenglen-bye
Germaine Golding d. Marie Danet default
Marie Conquet d. Regine Vlasto 6-2 6-4
Katie Fenwick-bye

Semifinals

Lenglen d. Golding 6-2 7-5
Conquer d. Fenwick 4-2 retired

All Comers Final

Suzanne Lenglen d. Marie Conquet 6-4 6-2

Challenge Round

Marguerite Broquedis (holder) d. Suzanne Lenglen 5-7 6-4 6-3

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Doubles (Draw=2, plus holders)

1st Round

Germaine Golding/Suzanne Lenglen d. Marie Conquet/Katie Fenwick default

Challenge Round

Blanche Amblard/Suzanne Amblard (Holders) d. Golding/Suzanne Lenglen 6-4 8-6

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Mixed Doubles (Draw=5)

1st Round

Suzanne Lenglen/Max Decugis d. Germaine Golding/Felix Poulin 7-5 6-1
Mlle D. Oustaniol/Georges Gault-bye
Suzanne Amblard/Maurice Germot-bye
Katie Fenwick/William Laurentz-bye

Semifinals

Lenglen/Decugis d. Oustaniol/Gault 6-0 6-2
S Amblard/Germot d. Fenwick/Laurentz default

Final


Suzanne Lenglen/Max Decugis d. Suzanne Amblard/Maurice Germot 6-4 6-1

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Draw Notes:

Katie Fenwick falls ill in the semis of the singles and retires. Afterwards Mme Fenwick defaults in the doubles and mixed.
Felix Poulin=A. F. Poulin.

In the 1R of the mixed I used Le Figaro for the source of the 7-5 6-1 score. Alan Little had 7-5 6-3. Since Little was also incorrect about the overall dates as well I trust Le Figaro as the primary source.

For the World Hard Court Championships of 1914 please see World Hard Court Championships

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Sources:

Le Figaro.Figaro : journal non politique | 1914-05-20 | Gallica
Figaro : journal non politique | 1914-05-24 | Gallica
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Summary:


At the age of merely 14 the sensational Suzanne Lenglen almost wins her nations title. She gives Broquedis a stern test in the final. Amazingly this will be Suzanne's last defeat until 1921, when she defaults in the US Nationals. In the doubles final the twin Amblard sisters, twins, retain their title.

The defending champion was at turns brilliant and awful in the Chsllenge Round, contested on the 23rd of May. She threw in seven doulbe faults for example. Young Suzanne played a tactical game extraordinary for one so young. She was also calm throughout the match. Marguerite got stronger as the match wore on, with the teen Suzanne showing signs of fatigue in the final set.

Throughout the event the youngster amazed onlookers with an assortment of lobs and volleys.


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May 18-23, Surrey Championships, Surbiton, Surrey, England (Grass)

Singles (Draw=32)


1R: Dorothea Lambert Chambers d. Mrs Mitchell 6-2 6-2
1R: Mabel Parton d. Edith Johnson default
1R "Mrs Stewart" d. ???? default
1R: Agnes Morton d. ???? default
1R: Agnes Tuckey d. ???? default
1R: Doris Craddock d. Eleanor Rose 6-2 6-2
1R: Mrs Faunce d. G. Longbourne 6-4 6-2
1R: Aurea Edgington d. Winifred Longhurst 6-1 6-1

1R: Phyllis Satterthwaite d. Hon. Mrs Barclay 6-1 6-1
1R: Mrs Greenhough-Smith d. D. Ward 4-6 6-3 6-2
1R: B. Leader d. E. Tighe 4-6 7-5 10-8
1R: Madeline O'Neill d. Margaret Lowe 6-4 6-0
1R: Gwynifred Palmer d. W. Hill 6-1 6-2
1R: K. MacLachlan d. ???? default
1R: Christina Douglass d. Vera Spofforth 6-1 6-2
1R: Ethel Larcombe d. Helen Aitchison 6-3 6-1

2R: Chambers d. Parton 6-1 6-3
2R: Morton d. "Stewart" ????
2R: Tuckey d. Craddock 6-3 6-4
2R: Edgington d. Mrs Faunce 6-0 6-2

2R: Satterthwaite d. Greenhough-Smith 6-0 6-0
2R: O'Neill d. Leader 6-1 6-3
2R: Palmer d. MacLachlan 6-3 6-2
2R: Larcombe d. Douglass 6-0 6-4

QF: Chambers d. Morton 6-0 6-1
QF: Edgington d. Tuckey 6-3 6-2
QF: Satterthwaite d. O'Neill 6-4 6-4
QF: Larcombe d. Palmer 6-2 6-3

SF: Chambers d. Edgington 6-2 6-0
SF: Larcombe d. Satterthwaite 6-2 6-1

FI: Dorothea Lambert Chambers d. Ethel Larcombe 6-3 2-6 6-4

Doubles

SF: Helen Aitchison/Kay Tuckey d. Ethel Larcombe/Winifred Longhurst in 3 sets (the losers won the first set and led 4-1 in the 2nd)

DF: Helen Aitchison/Kay Tuckey d. Dorothea Lambert Chambers/Charlotte Sterry 3-6 6-1 6-2

MX: Ethel Larcombe/James Parke d. Mabel Parton/Theodore Mavrogordato 10-8 6-2

"Five baking hot days and one terribly wet one was the weather history for the first grass court tournament of the season. Unfortunately the wet one was Saturday and the finals were played under most unpleasant conditions. Enormous interest was taken in the tournament [...] and by Friday night the whole gate of last year had been exceeded. [...] Since last year the courts have all been turned round so as to run north and south, and this was certainly a great improvement. A new large stand has been erected on what used to be Court 4, and additional stands surrounded the two gallery courts on three sides, so that spectators got a far better view of the big matches than ever before. A glance at the names in the level events in the scores that will appear below will show that the entry was a really magnificent one, certainly the best Surbiton has ever enjoyed, and in mere numbers it exceeded last year's by about thirty matches.[...]

Neither Mrs. Larcombe or Mrs. Lambert Chambers had any difficulty in coming through to the final of the ladies' singles; but both Miss Douglass and Miss Palmer played well against the former. They defeated, respectively, in the semi-final, Mrs. Satterthwaite and Mrs. Edgington with the utmost facility. The final was a good match, and would have been a better one under the weather conditions of the rest of the week—the rain largely spoilt it, but the lady champion just got the best of the encounter, though she was only one game up at the finish.[...]

Mrs. Tuckey and Miss Aitchison won the ladies' doubles, and deserved to, for they both played very well, especially in the final against Mrs. Sterry and Mrs. Chambers. They were lucky, however, to get through the previous round against Mrs. Larcombe and Miss Longhurst, who won the first set easily and were 4/1 in the second, when the heat became obviously too much for Miss Longhurst, who went completely off her game and could hardly hit the ball over the net for the rest of the match."

Source: Lawn Tennis and Badminton, May 28, 1914, pp. 545-546

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began May 21, Championships of Lower Austria, Vienna, Austria (Clay)

FI: Elizabeth Ryan (US) d. Marie Amende 6-3 6-0

This tournament also featured the women’s doubles event for the Austrian Championships

DF: Elizabeth Ryan (US)/Hedwig von Satzger (Hun) d. Marie Amende/Sidi Maschka 6-0 6-0

This tournament also featured the mixed doubles event for the Championships of Vienna

FI: Elizabeth Ryan (US)/Robert Kleinschroth (Ger) d. Marie Amende/Rolf Kinzl 7-5 6-0

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May 25, Southern Championships, New Orleans, Louisiana, US (Grass)
Venue: New Orleans Tennis Club

SF: Ethelyn Legendre d. Mrs. Thom 6-2 6-1
SF: Irving Murphy d. Mrs. Monroe 7-5 6-8 10-8

FI: Ethelyn Legendre d. Irving Murphy 2-6 6-2 10-8

It is not clear who the defending champion was.

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Week of May 25-31

May 23-28, Geneva, Switzerland (Clay)

FI: Mlle de Morsier d. Mlle Gouy 6-2 6-2

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May 25-30, Middlesex Championship, London, England (Grass)
Venue: Chiswick Park

Singles (Draw=20)

1R: Madeline O'Neill d. Mrs Ziffo 6-2 6-0
1R: Mrs Faulks d. Vera Coysh 6-0 6-0
1R: Geraldine Beamish d. D. Ward 6-1 6-1
1R: Phyllis Satterthwaite d. Mrs Harding 6-0 6-2

2R: Dorothea Lambert Chambers d. Gwynifred Palmer 6-1 6-2
2R: Gladys Arnell d. K. MacLachlan 6-8 6-0 6-1
2R: O'Neill d. Faulks 6-1 6-1
2R: Beamish d. Beryl Tulloch 6-1 8-10 6-1

2R: Christina Douglass d. Mrs Hayward 6-2 6-2
2R: Margaret Lowe d. P. Millard 6-3 4-6 6-4
2R: Satterthwaite d. K. Taylor 6-0 6-0
2R: Aurea Edgington d. Mrs Holloway 6-2 8-10 8-6

QF: Chambers d. Arnell 6-2 6-2
QF: Beamish d. O'Neill 1-6 7-5 6-1
QF: Douglass d. Lowe 6-0 6-1
QF: Edgington d. Satterthwaite 8-6 6-1

SF: Chambers d. Beamish 6-0 6-1
SF: Edgington d. Douglass 6-0 6-2

FI: Dorothea Lambert Chambers d. Aurea Edgington default

DF: Dorothea Lambert Chambers/Charlotte Sterry d. L Davenport/Madeline O’Neill 6-2 6-1

MX: Dorothea Lambert Chambers/Algy Kingscote d. Geraldine Beamish/George Watt 6-3 6-1

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May 25-30, Worcestershire Championships, Malvern, Worcestershire, England (Grass)

QF: Ethel Larcombe d. V Fitter 6-0 6-1
QF: Doris Craddock d. Beatrice Lee 6-3 6-2
QF: Mrs J B Perrett d. Ethel Radcliffe 6-2 8-6
QF: Edith Hannam d. M Kelsey 6-1 6-3

SF: Larcombe d. Craddock 6-4 6-0
SF: Hannam d. Perrett default

FI: Ethel Larcombe d. Edith Hannam 6-4 6-1

DF: Edith Hannam/Hazel Hogarth d. Beatrice Lee/Mrs JB Perrett 8-6 6-3

MX: Ethel Larcombe/James Parke d. Edith Hannam/Stanley Doust (Aus) 7-5 6-4

"Mrs. Larcombe and Mrs. Hannam fought their annual battle at Malvern for the third time, Mrs. Hannam having won in 1912, and Mrs. Larcombe (after twice being within a point of defeat) in 1913. On the present occasion Mrs. Hannam began with great confidence and soon reached 3/1. Mrs. Larcombe was 0/30 in the next game, but she saved and won it, and thereafter never looked like being beaten. Indeed, she only lost two more games in the match. She played almost entirely from the base-line. Mrs. Hannam's forehand drive was not in good trim, but she has certainly improved her backhand shot since last year, and Mrs. Larcombe gave her every opportunity of further practice at it. The loser had a little the worse of the luck, but Mrs. Larcombe was really playing much too well for her."

Source: Lawn Tennis and Badminton, June 4, 1914, p. 571

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May 26-29, Essex County Country Club Ladies’ Tournament, West Orange, New Jersey, US (Grass?)
Venue: Essex Country Club

FI: Helen McLean d. Mrs AG Miles 6-4 6-2

DF: Mrs Farlee/Edna Wildey d. Helen McLean/Mrs AG Miles 4-6 6-4 6-3

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May 28-June 3, Championships of Berlin , Berlin, Germany (Clay)
Venue: Lawn-Tennis-Turnier-Club

FI: Hedwig von Satzger (Hun) d. Marie Amende (Ast) 6-8 6-4 6-3

MX: Hedwig von Satzger (Hun)/Curt von Wessely (Ast) d. Marie Amende (Ast)/Robert Kleinschroth 4-6 6-2 7-5

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May 29-June 1, Tyrolean Championships, Innsbruck, Austria (Clay)

FI: Frau von Glasersfeld d. J Neuner 6-2 6-2

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May 28-31, Central California State Championship, Sacramento, California, US

Singles (Draw=10)

1R: Daisy Upham d. Mrs. B. F. Cook 6-0 6-0
1R: Anita Meyers d. R. C. M. Palmer 6-0 6-1

QF: Mrs. D.P. Wood d. Mrs. S. Maynard 6-0 6-0
QF: Upham d. Mrs. Saul 6-2 6-0
QF: Meyers d. Anita Greenberg default
QF: Mrs. Dick Long d. Mrs. Potter default

SF: Wood d. Upham 6-1 7-5
SF: Meyers d. Long default

FI: Wood d. Meyers 6-0 6-0

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began May 30, Middle Atlantic States Championship, Chevy Chase, Maryland, US

FI: Eva Baker d. Elizabeth Bryan 6-3 4-6 6-3

MX: Eva Baker/Chapman d. Miss Holden/Ronsaville 6-1 6-2

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Circa May 20-30, Simla, India

FI: Una Gracey d. Mrs Ryder 6-0 6-4

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WORLD HARD COURT CHAMPIONSHIPS

Dates:May 29-June 8
Venue: Saint Cloud, Paris, France
Surface: Clay

Singles (Draw=19)

1R: Anne de Borman (Bel) d Hedvig von Satzger (Hun) default
1R: Mlle Poujade d Caro Dahl (Nor) 6-3 8-10 6-4
1R: Blanche Amblard d Sigrid Fick (Swd) 6-3 6-3

2R: Suzanne Amblard d Mlle A Plantier 6-0 6-1
2R: Mlle M Aranyi d Margaret Tripp (GB) default
2R: Suzanne Lenglen d Phyllis Satterwaithe (GB) 6-3 8-6
2R: Borman d Poujade 6-3 6-1

2R: Marguerite Broquedis d B Amblard 6-3 6-3
2R: Elizabeth Ryan (US) d Marie Conquet 6-8 6-4 6-0
2R: Geramine Golding d Jessie Tripp (GB) default
2R: Miss M Fergus d Cecile Matthey 6-2 6-2

QF: S Amblard d Aranyi 6-0 6-0
QF: Lenglen d Borman 6-2 6-3
QF: Broquedis d Ryan 6-4 6-2
QF: Golding d Fergus 6-3 8-10 6-1

SF: Lenglen d S Amblard 6-2 4-6 6-3
SF: Golding d Broquedis 6-2 6-2

FI: Suzanne Lenglen d. Germaine Golding 6-2 6-1

Doubles (Draw=8)

1R: Sigrid Fick/Phyllis Satterwaite d Marie Conquet/Germaine Golding 6-2 6-2
1R: Suzanne Lenglen/Elizabeth Ryan d. Anne de Borman/M Fergus 6-3 6-3
1R: Blanche Amblard/Suzanne Amblard d Marguerite Broquedis/Mlle Isdahl 6-2 6-3
1R: Caro Dahl/Cecile Matthey d Jessie Tripp/Margaret Tripp default

SF: Lenglen/Ryan d Fick/Satterwaithe 6-1 6-3
SF: B Amblard/S. Amblard d Dahl/C Matthey 6-1 6-1

FI: Suzanne Lenglen/Elizabeth Ryan (US) d. Blanche Amblard/Suzanne Amblard 6-0 6-0

Mixed Doubles (Draw=19)

1R: Elizabeth Ryan/Max Décugis d Hedvig von Satzger/Umberto Morpurgo default
1R: M Fergus/Paul de Borman d Mlle Isdahl/E Micard 6-3 6-0
1R: Marie Décugis/Toto Brugnon d Cecile Matthey/M Turretini 6-3 6-1

2R: Marguerite Broquedis/WH Laurentz d Mlle Aranyi/A Bonnal 6-0 6-1
2R: Anne de Borman/Duviver d Mlle Poujade/JS Morpurgo 6-4 6-3
2R: Sigrid Fick/AG Watson d Jessie Tripp/AW Gore default
2R: Ryan/Décugis d Fergus/Borman 6-0 6-0

2R: Marie Décugis/Toto Brugnon d Margaret Tripp/Algernon Kingscote default
2R: Phyllis Satterwaite/Arthur Wallis Myers d Marie Conquet/Albert Canet default
2R: Suzanne Amblard/M Germot d Geramine Golding/F Poulin 6-0 6-3
2R: Suzanne Lenglen/Count Ludi Salm d Caro Dahl/AC Simon 6-2 8-6

QF: Borman/Duviver d Broquedis/Laurentz 1-6 6-1 6-1
QF: Ryan/Décugis d Fick/Watson 8-6 6-3
QF: Satterwaithe/Myers d Décugis/Brugnon 6-4 6-3
QF: Lenglen/von Salm d S Amblard/Germot 6-4 6-1

SF: Ryan/Décugis d Borman/Duviver 6-0 6-1
SF: Lenglen/von Salm d Satterwaithe/Myers 6-1 6-4

FI: Elizabeth Ryan (US)/Max Décugis d. Suzanne Lenglen/Count Ludwig von Salm (Ast) 6-3 6-1

Lenglen wins the world's second most important championship at the age of 15. "She was given a hard fight by Suzanne Amblard in the semifinal but her superior steadyness and volleying ability tipped the balance." In the final Golding tried to win with her lethal forehand 'but she usually faltered after" 3 or 4 shots.

It was hoped the prodigy would enter Wimbledon. Her father decided against it due to her age and lack of grass court play, for she had never entered a grass event. Within weeks World War One(the "Great War" at that time) had started. Suzanne would have to wait until 1919 to claim world supremacy.

The losing doubles finalists were twin sisters.

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Week of June 1-7

began June, Ladies’ Championship of Pennsylvania and the Eastern States, Haverford, US (Grass)
Venue: Merion Cricket Club

1R: Louise Hammond Raymond
1R: Eleanor Carey d. Theodora Lillie 6-1 6-2
1R: Eleanora Searsd. M. E. Willcox 6-1 6-1
1R: I. Pendleton d. Sara Myers 6-3 8-6
1R: Mrs. Gilbert Harvey
1R: Elizabeth Meehan
1R: K. Bunton
1R: Mrs. O. A. Bigle
1R: Marion Fenno d. E. Dougherty 6-1 6-0
1R: Edna Wildey d. E. Hopkins 6-1 6-2
1R: Dorothy Disston
1R: A. Douglas
1R: Sara Neilson
1R: Agnes Kennedy
1R: Florence A. Ballin
1R: M. Chrystie

2R: Raymond d. Carey 6-2 6-1
2R: Sears d. Pendleton 6-1 6-4
2R: Harvey d. Meehan 6-0 6-0
2R: Bunton d. Bigle 6-2 1-6 6-3
2R: Fenno d. Wildey 6-3 6-4
2R: Disston d. Douglas 6-3 6-3
2R: Neilson d. Kennedy 4-6 6-4 6-4
2R: Ballin d. Chrystie 6-1 6-2

QF: Raymond d. Sears 6-3 7-5
QF: Harvey d. Bunton 6-0 6-1
QF: Fenno d. Disston 6-2 6-3
QF: Ballin d. Neilson 6-2 6-3

SF: Raymond d. Harvey default
SF: Fenno d. Ballin 7-5 3-6 6-2

FI: Louise Raymond d. Marion Fenno 3-6 9-7 6-2

Doubles

1R: Marion Fenno / Eleanora Sears
1R: Dorothy Disston / Thayer d. S. Baker / A. Kennedy 7-5 6-3
1R: S. Myers / M. Myers d. Williams / Williams 6-3 6-4
1R: Florence A. Ballin / C. T. Chase / d. I. Pendleton / Toulmin 6-3 6-4
1R: Mrs. G. Harvey / Mrs. S. Norris d. E. Dougherty / E. Thomas 6-2 6-1
1R: C. Franklin / Nauman d. Sara Neilson / T. Tillie 6-4 1-6 6-4
1R: Louise Hammond Raymond / Edna Wildey
1R: E. Meehan /Pierce-bye

QF: Fenno /Sears d. Disston / Thayer 6-0 6-3
QF: Myers / Myers d. Ballin / Chase 6-3 4-6 6-2
QF: Harvey / Norris d. Franklin / Nauman 6-1 6-1
QF: Raymond / Wildey d. Meehan / Pierce 6-1 6-2

SF: Fenno /Sears d. Myers / Myers 6-3 6-4
SF: Raymond / Wildey d. Harvey / Norris w.o.

FI: Louise Raymond/Edna Wildey d. Marion Fenno/Eleanora Sears6-3 6-3

Mixed Doubles

1R: Bill Tilden / Louise Hammond Raymond d. E. Thayer / M. Thayer 6-1 6-2
1R: Watson / Marion Fenno d. James T. Young / Mrs. James T. Young 6-1 6-3
1R: A. E. Kennedy / Edna Wildey d. H. J. Lawrence, Jr. / I. Pendleton 6-2 10-8
1R: W. G. Morse / Mrs. W. G. Morse d. H. W. Marston, Jr. / Sara Neilson 4-6 6-2 6-3
1R: William A. Larned / Eleanora Sears d. F. E. Dixon / ?, w.o.
1R: A. D. Thayer / Dorothy Disston d. J. O. Downey / C. T. Chase 7-5 8-6
1R: C. S. Rogers / Mrs. G. Harvey d. A. R. Sayres / K. Ogden 6-3 6-2
1R: Wallace F. Johnson / A. Kennedy d. Frank W. Paul, Jr. / E. Hopkins 6-4 6-4

QF: Louise Raymond/Bill Tilden d. Fenno/Watson 0-6 8-6 6-1
QF: Wildey/Kennedy d. Morse/Morse 6-1 6-0
QF: Sears/Larned d. Disston/Thayer 6-3 0-6 6-2
QF: Kennedy/Johnson d. Henry/Rogers 7-5 6-0

SF: Raymond/Tilden d. Wildey/Kennedy 6-2 6-4
SF: Sears/Larned d. Kennedy/Johnson 5-7 6-0 6-4

FI: Louise Raymond/Bill Tilden d. Eleonora Sears/William Larned 4-6 6-4 6-4

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June 1-6, Northern Tournament, Liverpool, England (Grass)
Venue: Aigburth Cricket Ground

Singles (Draw=11)

1R: Dorothea Lambert Chambers d. Miss Dawson 6-2 6-0
1R: Olive Manser d. Miss Ziegler 6-4 6-2
1R: Miss Hollins d. Miss Barlow 6-0 6-0
1R: Miss Hoyle d. Miss Booth default
1R: Mrs Glynn d. W. Hoyle 3-6 6-4 7-5

2R: Chambers d. Manser 6-0 6-1
2R: Ethel Larcombe d. M. Gordon 6-2 6-0
2R: Ethel Radcliffe d. E. Hornby 7-5 7-5
2R: Mabel Parton d. Miss Heard 6-4 6-0

2R: Hollins d. Hoyle 6-1 6-4
2R: P. Roberts d. Glynn 5-7 7-5 6-2
2R: Mrs Middleteon d. Mrs Trevor Bell 6-2 6-4
2R: Agnes Morton d. M. Holmes 6-1 6-0

QF: Chambers d. Larcombe 6-1 6-3
QF: Parton d. Radcliffe 6-3 6-0
QF: Hollins d. Roberts 6-2 1-6 8-6
QF: Morton d. Middleton 6-2 6-3

SF: Chambers d. Parton 6-2 6-2
SF: Morton d. Hollins 6-2 6-2

FI: Dorothea Lambert Chambers d. Agnes Morton 6-1 6-2

Doubles

?R: Dorothea Lambert Chambers/Ethel Larcombe d. Olive Manser/Agnes Morton in 3 sets

FI: Dorothea Lambert Chambers/Ethel Larcombe d. Mrs EC Middleton/E Radcliffe 6-1 6-1

All England Mixed Doubles Championship


SF: Agnes Morton/Stanley Doust (Aus) d. Theodore Mavrogordato/Mabel Parton ????

FI: Agnes Morton/Stanley Doust (Aus) d. Dorothea Lambert Chambers/Brooks ????

CR: Ethel Larcombe/James Parke (holders) d. Agnes Morton/Stanley Doust (Aus) 6-3 6-1

"The ladies' singles proved a veritable triumph for Mrs. Lambert Chambers. Never, except, perhaps, occasionally at Wimbledon, has she been seen to such advantage. She successfully defeated Miss Manser, Mrs. Larcombe, Mrs. Parton, and Miss Morton without losing more than four games in a set. It seemed almost impossible for her to hit the ball out, while at the same time she was hitting the ball as hard as she has ever done and keeping a wonderful length. It was bad luck for Mrs. Larcombe to meet her in the second round, especially as it was Mrs. Larcombe's third year for the cup.

The All England Mixed Doubles Championships was again won by the holders, Parke and Mrs. Larcombe, who thus became the owners of the much-coveted cups which have been in existence since 1897. Doust and Miss Morton had done well in beating Mavrogordato and Mrs. Parton in the semi-final and Brookes and Mrs. Chambers in the final, but never got going in the Challenge Round at all. Parke and Mrs. Larcombe took up an impregnable position at the net, and all the efforts of their opponents to dislodge them were in vain.

The open ladies' doubles fell to Mrs. Chambers and Mrs. Larcombe, a partnership impossible to defeat by any of the pairs competing. Miss Morton and Miss Manser did well to take a set from them, but never looked like winning the match."

Source: Lawn Tennis and Badminton, June 11, 1914, pp. 598-599

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began June 1, Old Dominion Tennis Tournament, Richmond, Virginia, USA (Clay)
Venue: Country Club of Virginia

SF: Marie Wagner d. Alice Day Beard 4-6 6-0 6-2
SF: Claire Cassell d. Elizabeth Moore 7-5 4-6 10-8

FI: Marie Wagner d. Clare Cassel 6-3 6-3

CR: Marie Wagner d. Mrs Willard Sullivan 6-2 6-3

DF: Carrie Neely/Mrs W Sullivan d. Clare Cassel/Marie Wagner 6-4 6-2

Mixed Doubles

SF: Clare Cassell/Beals Wright d. Marie Wagner/Nat Thornton 7-5 6-3
SF: Bessie Moore/Wylie Grant d. Mrs. Willard Sullivan/Irving Wright (??) 7-5 6-2

FI: Clare Cassel/Beals Wright d. Bessie Moore/Wylie Grant 6-4 4-6 6-4

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began June 4, Championships of Dresden, Dresden, Germany (Clay)

FI: Mieken Rieck d. Dora Köring 6-2 6-1

MX: Dora Köring/Heinrich Schomburgk d. Mieken Rieck/Curt Bergmann 6-4 6-4

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began June 1, New Haven, Connecticut, US
Venue: Lawn Club

FI: Miss Anita Carrington d. Mrs.R.Townshend 7-5 7-5

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June 1-6, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, England (Grass)

FI: Geraldine Beamish d. Edith Greville 6-3 8-6

DF: Geraldine Beamish/Edith Greville d. Mrs D.K. Hole/Madeline O'Neill 6-3 8-6

MX: Geraldine Beamish/George Watt d. "G. Palmer"/"Paul" 6-4 6-4

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June 4-6, Edmonton, London, England (Grass)

Singles (Draw=6)

1R: Mrs. E.S. Whiteman-bye
1R: Lavinia Radeglia d. Miss E.M. White 2-6 6-4 6-2
1R: Miss L. Wilkinson d. Miss M. Jackson 6-3 6-1
1R: Aurea Edgington-bye

SF: Miss Radeglia d. Whiteman 6-2 retired
SF: Edgington d. Wilkinson 6-3 6-0

FI: Aurea Edgington d. Lavinia Radeglia 6-0 2-6 6-2

MX: Miss E.M. White/Frank H. Jarvis d. Miss M. Jackson/G. Nicholls 6-0 6-1


"A largely increased entry was received for this meeting this year, and in consequence the three days allotted to it were found to be insufficient, and short sets had to be played in the handicap events. Play, too, had to commence early on the Saturday morning, and by these means every event, with the exception of the men's open doubles, was brought to a definite conclusion.[...]

The surprise of the meeting was the defeat, in the ladies' singles, of Miss L. Jackson by Miss L. Wilkinson. This was Miss Wilkinson's first tournament this year, and she showed a vast improvement over her form of the past two seasons."

Source: Lawn Tennis and Badminton, June 18, 1914, p. 633

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May 30-June 4, Hexham, Tynedale, Northumberland, England (Grass)

FI: M.E. Morton d. Mrs Neilson 6-4, 6-2

This was the twenty-fifth edition of the Hexham/Tynedale tournament.

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May 30-June 4, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England (Grass)

FI: Jessie Green d. Mrs J.H. King 6-3 7-5

This was the third edition of the Mansfield tournament.

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circa June 8-14, Tennis Club de Lyon, Lyon, France (Clay)

FI: Germaine Golding d. Regina Vlasto 6-3 6-4

MX: Germaine Golding/Felix Poulin d. Mrs Thomas (US)/Heinrich Kleinschroth (Ger) 6-2 6-2

Vlasto listed as Mme Vlasto.
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Re: 1914 results

UNITED STATES WOMEN'S NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Dates: June 8-13
Venue: Philadelphia Cricket Club, St. Martin's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Surface: Grass

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Singles (Draw=45, plus holder)

*Holder Mary Browne "sits out" until the Challenge Round

1st Round

Marie Wagner-bye
Teresa Kuser-bye
Ethel Smith-bye
Lily Cheston-bye
Carrie Neely-bye
Ethel Herold-bye
Eleanor Hopkins-bye
Mildred Patton-by

Elizabeth Smucker-bye
Molly Thayer d. Gertrude Henry 6-2 4-6 6-0
Alberta Weber d. Clara Chase 6-3 7-5
Louise Raymond d. Dorothy Disston 6-0 6-2
Connie Sullivan d. Kitty Brinton 6-1 6-3
Barbara Lewis d. Margaret Walbridge 2-6 7-5 6-2
Miss ME Wilcox d. Elizabeth Henry 6-3 2-6 6-3
Clara Cassebeer d. Eliza Fox 7-5 6-0

Isabel Pendleton d. Mary Williams 6-1 6-1
Sarah Neilson d. Adelaide Collins 3-6 6-3 6-1
Susanne White d. Edna Wildey default
Mabel Kerbaugh d. Elizabeth Ostheimer 8-6 4-6 6-2
Mary Coates d. Lucy Duhring 6-2 6-3
Margeretta Myers d. Edith Katzenburg 6-3 6-4
Hannah Wright-bye
Helen Alexander-bye

Ann Sheafe-bye
Angela Douglas-bye
Louise Williams-bye
Edythe Beard-bye
Eleanor Carey-bye
Florence Ballin-bye
Clare Cassel-bye
Elise Hopkins-bye

2nd Round

Wagner d. Kuser 6-3 6-1
Smith d. Cheston 6-4 6-0
Neely d. Herold 6-2 6-4
Hopkins d. Patton 6-0 6-8 6-1
Thayer d. Smucker 6-2 6-1
Raymond d. Weber 6-0 6-0
Sullivan d. Lewis 6-1 6-2
Cassebeer d. Wilcox default

Pendleton d. Neilson 6-0 6-0
White d. Keybaugh 6-4 4-6 6-2
Myers d. Coates 6-0 6-1
Wright d. Alexander 13-11 7-5
Sheafe d. Douglas 6-2 6-4
Williams d. Beard 6-2 5-7 9-7
Carey d. Ballin default
Cassel d. Hopkins default

3rd Round

Wagner d. Smith 6-2 6-2
Neely d. Hopkins 6-1 6-0
Raymond d. Thayer 6-1 6-8 6-0
Sullivan d. Cassebeer 8-6 6-4

Pendleton d. White 6-3 6-1
Myers d. Wright 6-3 6-1
Sheafe d. Williams 8-6 6-3
Cassel d. Carey 7-5 6-4

Quarterfinals

Wagner d. Neely 6-2 6-3
Raymond d. Sullivan 4-6 6-2 6-1
Pendleton d. Myers 6-2 6-1
Cassel d. Sheafe 4-6 6-4 6-1

Semifinals

Wagner d. Raymond 6-4 6-4
Cassel d. Pendleton 6-2 6-1

All Comers Final

Marie Wagner d. Clare Cassel 6-1 7-5

Challenge Round

Mary Browne (holder) d. Marie Wagner 6-2 1-6 6-1

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Doubles (Draw=20)

1st Round

Bessie Moore/Edythe Beard-bye
Lily Cheston/Elizabeth Henry-bye
Dorothy Disston/Eliza Fox-bye
Elizabeth Ostheimer/Ethel Smith-bye
Carrie Neely/Connie Sullivan-bye
Clare Cassel/Marie Wagner d. Gertrude Henry/Isabel Pendleton 6-8 6-3 6-3
Clara Cassebeer/Alberta Weber d. Mrs Brant/Margaret Taylor 6-1 6-2
Mary Browne/Louise Williams d. Miss MA Fleisher/Miss Hirsch 6-0 6-0

Theodora Lillie/Sarah Neilson d. Adelaide Collins/Amelia Douglas 6-3 9-7
Barbara Lewis/Helen Rogers-bye
Louise Raymond/Edna Wildey-bye
Margeretta Myers/Sarah Myers-bye
Eleanor Carey/Sussane Wright-bye
Ethel Herold/Mabel Kerbaugh-bye
Clara Chase/Sophie Norris-bye
Mrs CC Walbridge/Hannah Wright-bye

2nd Round

Beard/Moore d. Cheston/Henry 6-0 6-2
Disston/Fox d. Ostheimer/Smith 6-3 4-6 7-5
Cassel/Wagner d. Neely/Sullivan 4-6 6-3 6-3
Browne/Williams d. Cassebeer/Weber 6-3 6-2

Lillie/Neilson d. Lewis/Rogers 8-6 6-4
Raymond/Wildey d. Myers/Myers 10-8 6-3
Carey/White d. Herold/Kerbaugh 6-4 7-5
Walbridge/Wright d. Chase/Norris 6-3 2-6 6-3

Quarterfinals

Beard/Moore d. Disston/Fox 6-2 6-4
Browne/Williams d. Cassel/Wagner 6-4 6-4
Raymond/Wildey d. Lillie/Neilson 6-4 6-1
Carey/White d. Walbridge/Wright 6-2 6-0

Semifinals

Browne/Williams d. Beard/Moore 6-1 6-0
Raymond/Wildey d. Carey/White 6-1 6-1

Final

Mary Browne/Louise Williams d. Louise Raymond/Edna Wildey 8-6 6-2

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Mixed Doubles (Draw=25)

1st Round

Mary Browne/Bill Tilden-bye
Margaret Taylor/WM Humphrey-bye
Dorothy Disston/Alex Thayer-bye
Bessie Moore/Edward Dewhurst (NZ) d. Gertrude Henry/Edward Toland 7-5 6-4
Eleanor Carey/Joseph Thayer d. Isabel Pendleton/Wallace F Johnson 6-3 2-6 6-4
Connie Sullivan/Fitz Eugene Newbold d. Edna Wildey/Herbert Morris Tilden 4-6 8-6 6-3
Edythe Beard/Frank Paul d. Mollie Thayer/JS Disston Jr 7-5 8-6
Sarah Nielson/LC Lewis d. Adelaide Collins/AM Watts 6-0 4-6 8-6

Ethel Smth/Albert Kennedy d. Eliza Fox/Edmund Thayer 6-4 7-5
Clara Cassebeer/Charles Fraley d. Mary Coates/Frederick Kirkland 6-3 6-1
Anne Sheafe/Charles Rogers d. Alberta Weber/CB Jennings 8-6 6-3
Susanne White/Joseph Carpenter d. Sarah Myers/LR Landreth 6-2 6-4
Margaretta Myers/Joseph Rowland-bye
Mrs Jordan/WM Schwartz-bye
Louise Williams/Richard Philler-bye
Sophie Norris/Count Otto Salm (Aut)-bye

2nd Round

Browne/B Tilden d. Taylor/Humphrey 6-1 6-0
Disston/A Thayer d. Moore/Dewhurst 6-1 6-8 7-5
Carey/J Thayer d. Sullivan/Newbold 6-1 6-3
Beard/Paul d. Nielson/Lewis 6-2 6-3

Smith/Kenndey d. Cassebeer/Fraley 6-4 6-1
Sheafe/Rogers d. White/Carpenter 6-2 4-6 6-3
M Myers/Rowland d. Jordan/Schwartz 6-2 6-1
Williams/Philler d. Norris/Salm 6-1 9-7

Quarterfinals

Browne/B Tilden d. Disston/A Thayer 6-4 6-3
Beard/Paul d. Carey/J Thayer 7-5 6-4
Smith/Kennedy d. Sheafe/Rogers 3-6 6-3 6-2
M Myers/Rowland d. Williams/Philler 6-1 6-8 6-2

Semifinals

Browne/B Tilden d. Beard/Paul 6-4 6-3
M Myers/Rowland d. Smith/Kennedy 6-1 4-6 6-4

Final

Mary Browne/Bill Tilden d. Margaretta Myers/Joseph Rowland 6-1 6-4

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Draw notes


Eleanor Carey is from Baltimore.
Mrs Theodore Cassebeer-nee Clara Kutroff
Ethel Herold=Mrs Robert Herold
Margaretta Myers is called Marion by the NYT.

Mrs Edward Raymond=married name of Louise Hammond.
Mrs Hoxie Harrison Smith=Ethel Sargeant Clark, Married to Mr Smith 11 May,1914.
Mrs Willard Sullivan=nee Constance "Connie" Evans
Mrs CC Walbridge=Margaret, nee Buffum
Hannah P Wright is from Philadelphia.

Joseph R Rowland was the mixed RU with Miss Myers.

Missing first names for:

Mrs Brant
Miss MA Fleisher
Miss Hirsch
Mrs Jordan (mixed only)
Miss ME Wilcox. She might be Maud Ella Wilcox (born 06 April 1890), but we cannot make a solid connection yet/

Missing male full names for:


JS Disston jr
CB Jennings
WM Humphrey
LR Landreth-
LC Lewis-from Philadelphia
WM Schwartz
AM Watts-from Philadelphia

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Sources:


The New York Times

Spaldings Lawn Tennis Annual 1915 (Thanks to Andrew Tas0
Wright and Ditson Annual 1915 (pages 57-60)

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Summary:

Mary K Browne is at the apex of women's US tennis for the third year-taking the "Triple" (singles, doubles, and mixed) just as she did in 1912 and 1913. Perhaps it should be labelled the triple-triple!

Browne dropped the middle set in the Challenge Round vs Marie Wagner. On either side of the 2nd chapter she totally dominated. Seemingly on track for an easy victory after a 6-1 lead, "the champions game went to pieces", according to the New York Times. After the rest break Browne quickly reasserted herself to sweep to victory.

The Times relates that Mary won the ladies doubles with her "sister" Mrs Robert Williams. This is almost certainly an error, as no other source even hints at a family connection. Mrs Williams was Louise Hammond by birth.

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Re: 1914 results

Week of June 8-14

June 8-13, Kent Championships, Beckenham, Kent, England (Grass)

Singles (Draw=41)

1R: Margaret Lowe d. M. Clay 7-5 4-6 6-2
1R: Lavinia Radeglia d. Mrs Stooke 6-3 6-1
1R: Vera Spofforth d. Miss Callaghan 6-1 6-1
1R: Agnes Tuckey d. J. Plumer-Walker 6-1 6-1
1R: Elizabeth Ryan (US) d. L. Davenport 8-6 6-2

1R: Geraldine Beamish d. M. Anson 6-0 6-3
1R: Doris Craddock d. Mrs Marriot 7-5 6-3
1R: Aurea Edgington d. ???? default
1R: Violet Pinckney d. F. Story 6-4 6-0

2R: Edith Hannam d. C. Bosworth 6-2 6-1
2R: V. Clay d. N. Lattey 8-6 3-6 6-0
2R: M. Reid d. N. Bannister 8-6 6-4
2R: J. Coles d. S. Clay 6-2 7-5
2R: Gwynifred Palmer d. Miss Tootell 7-5 8-6
2R: Lowe d. M. Lucas 6-1 11-9
2R: Radeglia d. Spofforth 6-1 6-0
2R: Ryan d. Tuckey 7-5 7-5

2R: Charlotte Sterry d. G. Bannister 6-1 6-1
2R: Mrs Harrop James d. Mrs M. Bell 8-6 6-3
2R: Beamish d. Craddock 6-4 3-6 6-2
2R: Edgington d. Pinckney 6-2 6-3
2R: Helen Aitchison d. Hon. Mrs Barclay 6-0 6-1
2R: Winifred McNair d. Mrs Greenhough-Smith 6-3 4-1 retired
2R: Olive Manser d. Ada Hollick 6-3 6-4
2R: Agnes Morton d. G. Price 6-0 6-1

3R: Hannam d. Clay 6-1 6-4
3R: Coles d. Reid 6-3 6-4
3R: Palmer d. Lowe 6-1 6-2
3R: Ryan d. Radeglia 6-3 6-2

3R: Sterry d. James 6-2 6-0
3R: Edgington d. Beamish 6-3 6-2
3R: Aitchison d. McNair 6-4 6-3
3R: Morton d. Manser 6-2 6-2

QF: Hannam d. Coles 6-3 6-0
QF: Ryan d. Palmer 6-0 6-0
QF: Sterry d. Edgington 6-3 6-4
QF: Morton d. Aitchison 7-5 8-6

SF: Hannam d. Ryan 6-4 2-6 8-6
SF: Morton d. Sterry 6-4 6-3

FI: Edith Hannam d. Agnes Morton 0-6 11-9 retired

DF: Agnes Morton/Elizabeth Ryan (US) d. Helen Aitchison/Agnes Tuckey 6-4 9-7

MX: Mrs DM Armstrong/Cecil Tindell-Green d. Agnes Morton/Herbert Roper Barrett 6-2 2-6 8-6

"Mrs. Hannam, like Parke, making a first appearance at Beckenham, had much more reason to be glad of her visit. She won the ladies' cup; but she lost two sets in doing so. One of these was to Miss Ryan in the semi-final, the other was to Miss Morton in the final. Mrs. Hannam was very variable—at times she was quite good. She was within a point of being beaten in the final, but when she had saved and won the second set, Miss Morton retired in view of her other engagements in doubles."

Source: Lawn Tennis and Badminton, June 18, 1914, p. 630

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Circa June 10-14, Lyons, Lyons, France (Clay)

FI: Germaine Golding d. Mme Vlasto 6-1 6-3

MX: Germaine Golding/Felix Poulin d. Mrs Thomas (GB)/Heine Kleinschroth (Ger) 6-1 6-2

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June 11-15 Lille Tournament, Lille, France (Clay)

1R: Suzanne Lenglen-bye

2R: Lenglen d A Poissonier 6-0 6-0

QF: Lenglen d Mme F Gamuset 6-0 6-0

SF: Lenglebn d Mme L Wibaux 6-1 6-0

FI: Suzanne Lenglen d. Beatrice Butler (GB) 6-0 6-0

MX: Suzanne Lenglen/AG Watson (Bel) d. Abeille Gallay/M Fremaux 6-1 6-1

Suzanne Lenglen dropped only one game in four singles matches in this tournament. The opposition was modest, but her results were nevertheless extremely impressive, especially given her young age (15).

Little lists her as Mme Gallay, which would make her Abeille Galley.

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began June 8, Virginia State Championship, Norfolk, US
Venue: Country Club

FI: Miss Boyd d. Miss F.Page 6-1 6-2

MX: Boyd/McKee Dunn d. Mrs Cooke/Tunstall 6-1 6-4

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June 8-13, Windlesham, England (Grass)

FI: Beryl Tulloch d. Phyllis Satterthwaite 6-4 3-6 6-4

Doubles

SF: Hilda Lane/Madeline O'Neill d. Satterthwaite and Mrs. Pearse/Phyllis Satterthwaite ??

FI: Edith Johnson/Beryl Tulloch d. Hilda Lane/Madeline O'Neill 8-6 6-4

Mixed Doubles

?R: Beryl Tulloch/C.W. Murray d. Mrs. Pearse/C. Scott in 3 sets

?R: Tulloch/Murray d. Madeline O'Neill/George WatT ?????

FI: Beryl Tulloch/C.W. Murray d. Phyllis Satterthwaite/Gordon Lowe 6-4 6-2

"Miss Tulloch may be considered to have been the bright particular "star" of the meeting, having been successful in all three open events. In the final of the ladies' singles she triumphed over Mrs. Satterthwaite in a hardly contested three-set match. Her drive was engrossing her attention to the neglect of all else, and although this is an unwise course to pursue unless she is absolutely "on" her game, on this occasion, and indeed in the three finals she took part, she could do no wrong with it. At one period in the third set of her single the scores stood at 4/3 against her, but she won the match by six games to four. In partnership with C.W. Murray she won the mixed doubles, defeating F.G. Lowe and Mrs. Satterthwaite in the final round. it was a well deserved victory, their passage to the final having been a very stormy one. It included a three-set contest against C. Scott and Mrs. Pearse, and a desperately hard fought match against G.T.C. Watt and Mrs. O'Neill. Mrs. O'Neill was not in her best form in this match, and was unable to give her partner the usual assistance.[...]

Mrs. E.G. Johnson, in partnership with Miss Tulloch, won the ladies' doubles, defeating Miss Lane and Mrs. O'Neill in the final. Miss Lane was not in form and she and her partner had had a hard three-set match against Mrs. Satterthwaite and Mrs. Pearse before entering the final."

Source: Lawn Tennis and Badminton, June 18, 1914, p. 632

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June 10-13, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England (Grass)

FI: Miss Rimington d. Mrs Pratt 6-4 6-2

MX: Dorothy Hattersley-Smith/S. Flower d. Mrs Wilkinson/E.M. Iliffe 6-4 7-5

From "Lawn Tennis and Badminton", June 18, 1914: "Although Stratford-on-Avon is quite an old-established tournament, hitherto, owing to the difficulty of obtaining a suitable date, level events have not been included in the programme. This year, however, they appeared for the first time..."

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Re: 1914 results

Week of June 15-21

began June 14 , Championships of Austria, Prague, Bohemia* (Clay)

FI: Marie Amende d. Emmy Matuch 4-6 6-2 6-2

MX: Marie Amende/Robert Kleinschroth (Ger) d. Frl Weinzetl/[Carl] Kreuzer (Ger) 6-2 3-0 retired

Bohemia was still part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1914.

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June 16-21 Amiens Tournament, Amiens, France (Clay)
Venue: Amiens Athletic Club

1R: Suzanne Lenglen-bye

SF: Lenglen d T Requier 6-0 6-0

FI: Suzanne Lenglen d. Mlle Vienne 6-2 6-0

MX: Suzanne Lenglen/Georges Manset and Mlle Vienne/Leroy divided the prizes.

Papa Lenglen considered entering his daughter at Wimbledon but takes a pass. She will not grace the All-England Club until 1919. Due to rain the mixed doubles final is cancelled at 4 PM, with the finalists dividing the prizes.

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June 15-20, London Championships, London, England (Grass)
Venue: Queen’s Club

Singles (Draw=16)

1R: Ethel Larcombe d. Mrs Sinclair Westcott 6-2 6-3
1R: Edith Greville d. Daisy Kercheval-Hole 12-10 retired
1R: Hon. Mrs Barclay d. Margaret Lowe 4-6 6-1 6-1
1R: Dorothy Holman d. M. Davy 6-3 6-2

1R: Aurea Edgington d. Christina Douglass 6-1 6-2
1R: K. Taylor d. Mrs W. Smyth 6-2 6-3
1R: E. Tighe d. Mrs Greenhough-Smith 6-2 4-6 6-2
1R: Beryl Tulloch d. Doris Craddock 6-4 7-5

QF: Larcombe d. Greville 6-4 6-1
QF: Holman d. Barclay 6-2 6-2
QF: Edgington d. Taylor 6-1 6-2
QF: Tulloch d. Tighe 6-3 6-4

SF: Larcombe d. Holman 7-5 6-1
SF: Tulloch d. Edgington 6-4 6-4

FI: Ethel Larcombe d. Beryl Tulloch 6-1 6-2

MX: Ethel Larcombe/Arthur Dunlop (Aus) d. Beryl Tulloch/George Watt 6-2 6-0

"The ladies' singles was almost a foregone conclusion for, except in the first set against Miss Holman, Mrs. Larcombe was never seriously extended. Miss Tulloch was driving her hardest against Mrs. Edgington and did well to reach the final without the loss of a set; against Mrs. Larcombe she played as though she felt the strain of previous exertions.[...]

Any mixed doubles pair who during the tournament had the misfortune to meet Dunlop and Mrs. Larcombe, found themselves up against an impenetrable brick-wall of apparently infinite height. The entry for the mixed double event was, on the whole, a poor one, no pair being able to cope with the winners who would be quite equal to tackling a strong pair in a men's double."

Source: Lawn Tennis and Badminton, June 25, 1914, p. 667

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June 15-20, East Gloucestershire Championships, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England (Grass)

Singles (Draw of 12)

1R: Madeline O'Neill-bye
1R: Edith Hannam d. Betty Crundall-Punnett 6-0 6-2
1R: Phyllis Satterthwaite d. Miss Davy 6-0 6-0
1R: Miss Parr-bye

1R: Mrs JB Perrett-bye
1R: C. Baldwin d. G. Foster 6-3 6-2
1R: E. Coleridge-Smith d. Mrs AA. Hall 6-3 6-3
1R: Helen Aitchison-bye

QF: Hannam d. O'Neill 6-3 6-3
QF: Satterthwaite d. Parr 6-1 6-1
QF: Perret d. Baldwin 3-6, 6-2, 7-5
QF: Aitchison d. Coleridge-Smith 6-3 6-2

SF: Hannam d. Satterthwaite 6-3 6-4
SF: Aitchison d. Perrett 6-2 6-3

FI: Edith Hannam d. Helen Aitchison 6-4 6-4

DF: Edith Hannam /Miss Hogarth d. Mrs. Macintyre/Phyllis Satterthwaite 6-1 6-2

MX: Madeline O'Neill/Dixon d. Edith Hannam/Yolland 7-5 6-4

"In the ladies' singles Mrs. Hannam retained her cup, but Miss Aitchison put up a fine fight against her in the final. Both ladies were hitting freely, but Mrs. Hannam had a slight advantage in the matter of severity, and also in service. The miss-bounds (of which there were a good many) also affected her equanimity less than her adversary's. Mrs. Satterthwaite and Mrs. O'Neill did about equally well against Mrs. Hannam, but she was not as fully extended by either of them as she was by Miss Aitchison."

Source: Lawn Tennis and Badminton, June 25, 1914, p. 670

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June 15-20, Lowestoft, Suffolk, England (Grass)

FI: Agnes Tuckey d. Vera Spofforth 6-1 6-4

DF: Jessie Coles/Agnes Tuckey d. Jessie Green/Eleanor Rose 6-2 4-4 retired

MX: Agnes Tuckey/ N. Krelson (?) d. Jessie Green/William L. Clements 6-2 5-7 7-5

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began June 17, Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium (Clay)

FI: R Lent (Ger) d. Anne de Borman 6-4 6-1

MX: Anne de Borman/AC Simon (Swt) d. Jeanne Liebrechts/Reginald Storms 5-7 6-2 6-0

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June 17-21, Idaho State Championship, Lewiston, US

FI: Miss Fix d. Miss Anderson 6-3 6-1

DF: Mrs McIntyre/Fix d. Anderson/Miss Kettenbach 1-6 7-5 6-2

MX: Miss Kettenbach/Tyler d. Miss Fix/Gray 6-2 6-3

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began June 18, Arkansas State Championship, Texarkana, US

1R: Irving Murphy d. Marie Brown 6-0 6-1

SF: Murphy d. Susie Mann 6-1 6-1
SF: Vera Miller d. Georgie Temple 4-6 14-12 6-2

FI: Irving Murphy d. Vera Miller 6-3 6-0

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began June 15, Amackassin Club Tournament, Yonkers, New York City, New York, US

FI: Clare Cassel d. Marie Wagner 6-4 6-3

DF: Cassel/Wagner d. ??

MX: Cassel/Ralph Baggs d. Mrs Rawson Wood/W.C.Hunter 8-6 6-2

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Week of June 22-28

June 22-29, Pacific Coast Championships, San Jose, California, USA (Hard)
Venue: Nagile Park Tennis Club

1R: Mrs. Sarita Wood d. Irene Norman 7-5 9-7
1R: Mrs. H. A. Niemeyer d. Clarissa Mitchell default
1R: Carmel Tarilton d. Mrs. B. F. Cook default
1R: Eleanor Tennant d. Mrs. N. B. Scofield 6-1 6-1
1R: Anita Myers d. Mrs. S. C. Maynard 6-2 6-2

QF: Daisy Upham d. Wood 2-6 6-3 7-5
QF: Niemeyer d. Tarilton 8-6 6-1
QF: Tennant d. Myers 6-4 2-6 6-2
QF: Helen Baker d. Marjorie Wale 6-1 7-5

SF: Niemeyer d. Upham 7-5 8-6
SF: Baker d. Tennant 6-3 6-8 6-2

FI: Mrs H Niemeyer d. Helen Baker 6-2 6-8 6-2

Doubles

1R: Niemeyer/Baker d. Wood/Myers 6-2 6-2
1R: Tennant/Tarilton d. Maynard/Scofield 6-2 6-4

SF: Niemeyer/Baker d. Clarissa Mitchell/Ada McClure default
SF: Tennant/Tarilton d. Wlae/Upham 6-3 6-4

FI: Carmen Tarilton/Eleanor Tennant d. Helen Baker/Mrs H Niemeyer 8-6 6-3

Mixed Doubles

1R: Norman/William Johnston d. Wood/C.J. Griffin 2-6 6-1 6-2
1R: Baker/C.F. Stickney d. Tennant/J.C. Rohlfs 6-4 6-3
1R: Myers/Elia Fottrell d. Scofield/A.M. McCray 6-1 6-3

QF: Niemeyer/W.G. Knowlton d. Maynard/F.A. Parton 6-0 6-4
QF: Baker/Stickney d. Norman/Johnston 4-6 6-0 7-5
QF: Myers/Fottrell d. Upham/C.F. Curtis
QF: Tarilton/Robert C. Van Vleit Jr. d. Wale/Van Dyke Johns 3-6 6-2 6-3

SF: Baker/Stickney d. Niemeyer/Knowlton 6-3 6-3
SF: Tarilton/Van Vleit d. Myers/Fottrell 3-6 6-2 6-3

FI: Carmen Tarilton/Robert C van Vleit, Jr. d. Helen Baker/C.F. Stickney 6-3 6-8 6-1

Holder Sarita van Vliet did not defend her title.

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began June 22, Middle States Championships, Montrose, New Jersey, USA (Grass)
Venue: Orange Lawn Tennis Club

FI: Louise Raymond d. Helen McLean 6-0 6-3

CR: Louise Raymond d. Edith Rotch (holder) 6-2 6-3

DF: Alice Beard/Louise Raymond d. Helen McLean/Edna Wildey 0-6 6-2 7-5

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June 21-28, Austrian Championships, Prague, Bohemia (Clay)

FI: Marie Amende d. Emmy Matuch 4-6 6-2 6-2

DF: Marie Amende/Sidi Maschka d. Frau Hübner/Frau Weinzetl 6-2 6-1

MX: Marie Amende/Robert Kleinschroth (Ger) d. Frl Weinzetl/Karl Kreuzer (Ger) 6-2 3-0 retired

Bohemia was still part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1914.

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Circa late June, Brühl, Austria (Clay)

FI: Mädi Fürth d. Hedwig von Satzger (Ger) 6-2 6-2

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June 25-28, Championships of the Grand Duchy of Saxony-Weimar, Weimar, Germany (Clay)


FI: Ilse Weihermann d. C. Brandis 6-0 6-0

MX: Dora Köring/Heinrich Schomburgk d. Ilse Weihermann/H Mardie 6-2 6-1

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June 25-28, Championships of Bonn, Bonn, Germany (Clay)

FI: Lilly Salin d. Frl Renoldi 6-2 6-2

MX: Mlle Castermanns/Louis Trasenster (Bel) d. E Meinhold/Paul Lindpaintner default

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began June 22, Championship of the Carolinas, Greenville, South Carolina, Us
Venue: Sans Souci Country Club

FI: Mrs Johnston d. Mrs Robertson 6-4 6-4

DF: Johnston/Robertson d. Mrs Milam/Miss Adger 6-0 6-2

MX: Robertson/Winston d. Adger/Erwin default

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began June 22, Texas State Championship, Texarkana, US

1R: Iriving Murphy d. Vera Miller 6-0 6-1
1R: Susie Mann d. Elsie Fox w.o.

SF: Gwendelyn Rees d. Murphy 7-5 6-3
SF: Georgie Temple d. Mann 1-6 6-4 6-3

FI: Gwendelyn Rees d. Georgie Temple 6-1 6-1

Mixed doubles

1R: Evan Rees / Gwendelyn Rees d. F. Hall / Mrs. H. A. Carpenter 6-2 6-2
1R: Burton Rix / Vera Miller d. William Eells / Susie Mann 6-1 6-0
1R: Ralph Payne / Mrs. Anthony d. Charles C. Cresson / McRae 6-3 6-3
1R: Tom Holland / Irving Murphy d. Harry Munz / Georgie Temple 6-0 14-12

SF: Rees / Rees d. Rix / Miller 6-3 6-2
SF: Holland / Murphy d. Payne / Anthony 6-2 6-4

FI: Holland /Murphy d. Rees /Rees 6-8 6-4 6-4

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began June 22, Buffalo City Championship, Buffalo, New York, US
Venue: Park Club

FI: Harriet Bissell d. Lucy Bissell 4-6 6-1 6-3

DF: Miss Clapp/Miss Stimson d. Mrs Hamlin/Miss Wende 4-6 6-1 6-0

MX: Mrs & Mr L.F.Gilbert d. Mrs Cutler/Hodge 6-8 6-2 6-4

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June 24-27, Durham Championships, Sunderland, Durham, England (Grass)

FI: Kathleen Aitchison d. Leslie Cadle 6-1 7-5

DF: Mrs J. Figgis/C. Hollis d. Kathleen Aitchison/Sibyl Aitchison 6-3 4-6 8-6

Mixed Doubles


SF: Miss E. Pickersgill/C. Pickersgill d. Mrs. JL Figgis/JL Figgis ????

FI: Miss E. Pickersgill/C. Pickersgill d. Kathleen Aitchison/E Sutton 6-3 6-4

"A record entry, the programme containing nearly sixty more matches than last year's.[...]

Miss K.B. Aitchison did not lose a set in defending her cup successfully in the ladies' singles; but both Miss Hollins and Miss Cadle played fairly well against her. She was in the two other level event finals, but lost them both. With E.W. Sutton she was beaten by the Pickersgills, brother and sister, who had achieved a good but rather lucky victory over J.L. Figgis and Mrs. Figgis in the semi-final, and, playing with her sister, Miss S.M. Aitchison, she was defeated by Miss Hollins and Mrs. Figgis in the ladies' doubles, after a very long match which the losers ought to have won. They led 5/2 in the final set, but their judgement was sadly at fault at this stage, with plenty of opportunity for side-line shots they aimed persistently at Miss Hollins at the net, and as she was volleying very well, they paid the penalty."

Source: Lawn Tennis and Badminton, July 2, 1914, pp. 718-719

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Re: 1914 results

THE CHAMPIONSHIPS (WIMBLEDON)

Dates: June 22-July 6
Venue: The All-England Club, London, England
Venue: Grass

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Singles (Draw=51, plus holder)

*Holder Dorothea Chambers awaits the All-Comer's winner in the Challnege Round.

1st Round


Doris Craddock-bye
Mabel Davy-bye
Gwynifred Palmer-bye
Mrs. Ritchie-bye
Madeline O'Neil-bye
Vera Spofforth-bye
Hilda Lane d. Eleanor Rose 3-6 6-4 6-4
Aurea Edgington d. Agnes Harding 6-0 6-1

Agnes Tuckey d. Nora Schmitz (US) 6-4 6-2
Marguerite Broquedis (Fra) d. Katherine Parbury 6-4 6-2
Dorothy Holman d. W. E. M. Hill default
Winifrid Beamish d. Domini Elliadi (Gre) default
Kathleen Hampton d. Mrs Jacob default
Ethel Larcombe d. Miss Baldwin 6-2 6-2
Charlotte Sterry d. Madeleine Fison 6-2 6-2
Winifrid McNair d. Beatrice Lee 6-2 4-6 6-3

B Leader d. Mrs Barclay 6-3 6-0
Mrs A Mitchell d. Dorothy Kemmis-Betty 6-0 6-1
Jessie Greene d. Mrs Williams 6-2 3-6 6-4
Mrs W. H. Holloway d. Mrs. Greenhough Smith 6-0 6-4
Violet Pinckney d. Mrs AL Baker 6-1 6-1
Helen Aitchison d. Mabel Parton 6-2 6-4
Beryl Tulloch d. Edith Hannam 2-6 7-5 6-4
Agatha Morton d. Phyllis Satterwaithe 6-2 6-3

Elizabeth Ryan (US) d. E. K. Nash 6-0 6-1
Daisy Hole-bye
Edith Johnson-bye
Countess Kathleen of Drogheda-bye
Christina Douglass-bye
Freida Nesham-bye
Betty Crundall Punnett-bye
Susannah Willford-bye

2nd Round

Craddock d. Davy 6-0 6-3
Palmer d. Ritchie default
O'Neil d. Spofforth 7-5 9-7
Edgington d. Lane 6-4 2-6 6-4
Tuckey d. Broquedis 6-1 5-7 6-2
Holman d. Beamish 6-1 5-7 8-6
Larcombe d. Hampton 6-2 6-3
Sterry d. McNair 6-4 7-5

Leader d. Mitchell 6-4 6-3
Greene d. Holloway 6-4 1-6 6-3
Aitchison d. Pinckney 6-3 6-0
Morton d. Tulloch 6-1 6-3
Ryan d. Hole default
Johnson d. Drogheda 6-0 6-0
Douglass d. Nesham 3-6 6-3 6-2
Crundall Punnett d. Wilford 6-2 8-6

3rd Round

Craddock d. Palmer 4-6 6-2 8-6
Edgington d. O'Neil 6-3 6-3
Tuckey d. Holman 8-6 3-6 6-4
Larcombe d. Sterry 6-2 6-1

Leader d. Greene 7-5 6-3
Aitchison d. Morton 7-5 6-3
Ryan d. Johnson 6-2 6-3
Crundall Punnett d. Douglass 6-1 6-4

Quarterfinals


Edgington d. Craddock 6-1 6-3
Larcombe d. Tuckey default
Aitchison d. Leader 6-2 6-0
Ryan d. Crundall Punnett 6-0 6-3

Semifinals

Larcombe d. Edgington 6-4 6-3
Ryan d. Aitchison 6-4 6-3

All Comers Final

Ethel Larcombe d. Elizabeth Ryan 6-3 6-2

Challenge Round

Dorothea Chambers (holder) d. Ethel Larcombe 7-5 6-4

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Doubles (Draw=20)

1st Round

Mrs Barclay/Mrs Greenhough Smith-bye
Marguerite Broquedis (Fra)/Violet Pinckney-bye
Kathleen Hampton/Katherine Parbury-bye
Frieda Nesham/Nora Schmitz-bye
W.E.M. Hill/Mrs A. Mitchell-bye
Dora Armstrong/Hazel Hogarth-bye
Winifred McNair/Mabel Parton d. Edith Johnson/Beryl Tulloch 6-2 6-2
Edith Hannam/Ethel Larcombe d. Mrs A.L. Baker/Christina Douglass 6-1 6-2

Madeleine Fison/E.Nash d. Mabel Davy/Agnes Harding 8-6 6-4
Miss Baldwin/Phyllis Satterthwaite d. Hilda Lane/Madeline O'Neill 3-6 8-6 6-1
Helen Aitchison/Agnes Tuckey-bye
Agatha Morton/Elizabeth Ryan (US)-bye
Winifred Beamish/Beatrice Lee-bye
Aurea Edginton/Dorothy Holman-bye
Jessie Greene/Eleanor Rose-bye
Dorothy Lambert Chambers/Charlotte Sterry-bye

2nd Round


Broquedis/Pinckney d. Barclay/Greenlough Smith 6-1 6-2
Nesham/Schmitz d. Hampton/Parbury 6-4 3-6 2-1 retired
Armstrong/Hogarth d. Hill/Mitchell 5-7 6-3 6-2
Hannam/Larcombe d. McNair/Parton 2-6 6-4 6-3

Baldwin/Satterthwaite d. Fison/Nash 6-2 6-4
Agatha Morton/Elizabeth Ryan (US) d. Helen Aitchison/Agnes Tuckey 6-4 6-2
Aurea Edginton/Dorothy Holman d. Winifred Beamish/G.M.S. Lee 6-4 7-5
Dorothy Lambert Chambers/Charlotte Sterry d. Jessie Greene/E.F. Rose 6-0 6-2

Quarterfinals


Broquedis/Pinckney d. Nesham/Schmitz 6-1 6-2
Hannam/Larcombe d. Armstrong/Hogarth 6-3 6-2
Morton/Ryan d. Satterthwaite/Baldwin 7-5 6-1
Chambers/Sterry d. Edgington/Holman 6-3 6-2

Semifinals

Hannam/Larcombe d. Broquedis/Pinckney 6-2 6-0
Morton/Ryan d. Chambers/Sterry 6-4 6-1

Final


Agnes Morton/Elizabeth Ryan d. Edith Hannam/Ethel Larcombe 6-1 6-3

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Mixed Doubles (Draw=39)

1st Round

Edith Hannam/Harold Aitken-bye
Jessie Greene/William Clements-bye
Charlotte Sterry/Albert Prebble-bye
Winifred McNair/Roderick McNair-bye
Beryl Tulloch/George Watt-bye
Susannah Willford/Neville Willford-bye
Mabel Parton/Theodore Mavrogordato-bye
Betty Crundall Prunett/Craig Biddle (US)-bye

Mrs W. H. Holloway/Newton Thompson (SA)-bye
Doris Craddock/Sidney Watts-bye
Gwynifred Palmer/L.F. Davin-bye
Mrs A.L. Baker/A.L. Baker-bye
Dora Armstrong/J. B. Ward d. Vera Spofforth/Charles Simond 3-6 6-3 7-5
Agnes Harding/Reginald Harding d. Mabel Davy/Marquis Antonio Jimenez 6-3 3-6 6-4
Marguerite Broquedis (Fra)/Anthony Wilding (NZ) d. Christina Douglas/Thomas Stoward 6-1 6-1
Agatha Morton/Stanley Doust (Aus) d. Helen Aitchison/Alf Dunlop (Aus) 6-4 6-3

Mrs A. Mitchell/A. Moss d. Kathleen Hampton/H.E. Evers 6-2 3-6 6-3
Dorothy Holman/Evan Gwynne Evans d. Hazel Hogarth/George Thomas 6-3 3-6 6-4
Ethel Larcombe/Cecil Parke (Ire) d. Phyllis Satterthwaite/Wallis Myers 7-5 6-3
Katherine Parbury/H.S. Milford
Dorothy Lambert Chambers/Algy Kingscote-bye
Beatrice Lee/L.S. Lee-bye
Elizabeth Ryan (US)/Max Decugis (Fra)-bye
Miss Baldwin/Peter Hicks-bye

Winifred Beamish/Alfred Beamish-bye
Violet Pinckney/Percy Pinckney-bye
Madeline O'Neill/Charles Dixon-bye
Edith Johnson/A.J. Ross-bye
P. Millard/Paul De Borman (Bel)-bye
Mrs Charles H. Martin/Charles Martin-bye
Agnes Tuckey/Hope Crisp-bye
Madeleine Fison/Frank Fison-bye

2nd Round

Hannam/Aitken d. Greene/Clements 6-3 2-6 6-4
Sterry/Prebble d. McNair/McNair 6-3 6-4
Tulloch/Watt d. Willford/Willford default
Parton/Mavrogordato d. Crundall Prunett/Biddle default
Holloway/Thompson d. Craddock/Watts 4-6 6-4 9-7
Palmer/Davin d. Baker/Baker default
Harding/Harding d. Ward/Armstrong 6-8 6-2 6-3
Broquedis/Wilding d. Morton/Doust 7-5 6-8 6-3

Holman/Gwynne Evans d. Mitchell/Moss 6-2 6-2
Larcombe/Parke d. Parbury/Milford 6-0 6-2
Chambers/Kingscote d. Lee/Lee 6-4 6-0
Ryan/Decugis d. Baldwin/Hicks 6-1 6-4
Beamish/Beamish d. Pinckney/Pinckney default
O' Neill/Dixon d. Johnson/Ross 6-1 6-4
Millard/Paul De Borman d. C. Martin/C.H. Martin default
Tuckey/Crisp d. Fison/Fison 6-1 1-6 6-4

3rd Round

Hannam/Aitken d. Sterry/Prebble 2-6 7-5 7-5
Tulloch/Watt d. Parton/Mavrogordato 2-6 6-4 6-1
Palmer/Davin d. Holloway/Thompson 6-4 3-6 6-4
Broquedis/Wilding d. Harding/Harding 6-1 7-5

Larcombe/Parke d. Holman/Gwynne Evans 6-3 6-4
Ryan/Decugis d. Chambers/Kingscote 6-3 7-5
O'Neill/Dixon d. Beamish/Beamish 4-6 6-0 6-4
Tuckey/Crisp d. Millard/de Borman 6-3 6-0

Quarter Finals

Hannam/Aitken d. Tulloch/Watt 7-5 6-2
Broquedis/Wilding d. Palmer/Davin 6-1 8-6
Larcombe/Parke d. Ryan/Decugis 6-4 7-5
Tuckey/Crisp d. O'Neill/Dixon 6-4 7-5

Semifinals

Broquedis/Wilding d. Hannam/Aitkin 6-3 4-6 6-3
Larcombe/Parke d. Tuckey/Crisp 4-6 6-2 6-2

Final

Cecil Parke/Ethel Larcombe d. Marguerite Broquedis/Tony Wilding 4-6 6-4 6-2

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Draw notes:

Kathleen Moore is the Countess of Drogheda
Kathleen Hampton=Mrs G. C. Hampton
Agnes Harding=Mrs R. W. F Harding. She entered the mixed with husband Reginald William Fowler Harding.
Gwynifred Palmer=Mrs G. B. Palmer
Katherine Parbury=Mrs H. V. Parbury
Nora Schmitz is listed by Wimbledon site as Mrs F. Schmidt. It is in error. Her doubles partner is her sister.

Missing full names for:

Mrs AL Baker (who enters mixed with her husband but defaults)
The Honorable Mrs Barclay
Mrs. Greenhough Smith
Miss W. E. M. Hill
Mrs W. H. Holloway
Mrs Jacob
Miss B Leader
Mrs C.H. Martin ((who enters the mixed with her husband Charles Henry Martin-http://www.tennisarchives.com/player.php?playerid=6193
Mrs A. Mitchell
Miss E. K. Nash
Mrs. Ritchie
Mrs Williams

Male players missing names for:

A. L. Baker (who enters the mixed with his wife)
L. F. Davin
H. E. Evers
L. S. Lee (who enters mixed with Miss Beatrice Lee, a female relative)
H.S. Milford
P. Millard-bye
A. Moss
A. J. Ross
J. B. Ward

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Sources:

http://www.wimbledon.com/en_GB/score...1914_LS_A4.pdf

http://www.wimbledon.com/en_GB/score...1914_LD_A4.pdf

http://www.wimbledon.com/en_GB/score...1914_MX_A4.pdf

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Summary:

An early example of where seeding was needed. Larcombe comes through the toughest quarter, with former champ Sterry, (who she beats in round 3) and French clay court champ Broquedis both in the same section.

It was hoped the French sensation Suzanne Lenglen would make her Wimbledon debut this year, but her father felt she was too young. Besides, the 14 year old has never hit a ball on grass.

In an uninspiring final contested in intense heat Dorothea and Ethel both were conservative, waiting for mistakes rather than shooting for the tramlines. Chambers won through the long rallies to take her 7th Wimbledon title. It is a record that stands until 1938 (when Helen Wills broke it). Who knows how many more Wimbledons Chambers may have won had World war One not broken out weeks after this win.

A deadly curtain draws down on Europe. Lenglen will practice in the serenity of southern France, but most women will not hit a ball again until 1919. Rubber becomes a material for war rather than bouncing balls. American Elizabeth Ryan is in Russia when war alarms sound. She makes a dramatic escape on the last train from Russia into Germany. She had to sell all her possessions along the way as bribes except her trophy as Russian champion of 1914.

Wimbledon would not witness another Championships until 1919.

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