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Re: 1924 results

Week of December 31-January 6

December 31, 1923-January 6 , Beau Site, Cannes, France (Clay)
Venue: The Beau Site Hotel

Singles (Draw=20)

1R: Mme Syz d. Mrs Arthur 6-1 6-3
1R: Margaret Tripp d. P L French 6-1 6-0
1R: Madeline O’Neill d. Agnes Hillyard 6-1 6-4
1R: Agnes Visart De Bocarme d. Suzanne Lenglen default

2R: Elizabeth Ryan (US) d. Mme Syz default
2R: Margaret Tripp (GB) d. J M Greig 6-0 6-0
2R: Phyllis Satterthwaite (GB) d. G Carruthers 6-0 6-0
2R: Cosette Saint Omer Roy d. Mrs R A Boyd 5-7 6-4 6-3

2R: Mrs E H Keays d. Mrs M Bax 1-6 6-2 6-2
2R: Madeline O’Neill (GB) d. Domini Crosfield (GB) 6-4 7-9 6-4
2R: Lesley Cadle (US) d. Agnes Visart De Bocarme 6-2 6-0

QF: Elizabeth Ryan d. Margaret Tripp 6-3 6-3
QF: Phyllis Satterthwaite d. Cosette Saint Omer Roy
QF: Mrs E H Keays d. Mrs W H Day 6-1 6-1
QF: Lesley Cadle d. Madeline O’Neill 6-1 6-1

SF: Elizabeth Ryan d. Phyllis Satterthwaite default
SF: Lesley Cadle d. Mrs E H Keays 6-2 6-0

FI: Elizabeth Ryan (US) d. Leslie Cadle (GB) 6-3 6-3

MX: Suzanne Lenglen/Charles Aeschliman (Sui) d Phyllis Satterwaite (GB)/Jack Hillyard (GB) 10-8 3-6 6-0

Satterthwaithe defaults in the singles to save energy for the mixed doubles. The strategy almost pays off, as she and Jack Hillyard are only point away from claiming the opening set vs Lenglen/Aeschliman, who eke it out 10-8 and eventually win going away in the 3rd.


December 23–January 7, County of Cumberland Championship Sydney, Australia (Grass)

QF: Daphne Akhurst d Marjorie Cox 6-1 6-2
QF: Louie Bickerton d Robb 6-1 6-2
QF: Pattie Meaney d Miss Garland 4-6 6-4 6-3
QF: N Mitchell d Mary Elliott 7-5 2-6 6-4

SF: Meaney d Mitchell 8-6 6-4
SF: Akhurst d Bickerton 9-7 6-2

FI: Daphne Akhurst d Pattie Meaney 6-0 6-3


SF Cox/St George d Garland/Menzies 6-4 6-1
SF Akhurst/Mitchell d Cooling/Meaney 6-2 3-6 6-1

FI Cox/St George d Akhurst/N Mitchell 4-6 6-3 6-3

DF: Marjorie Cox/Floris Saint-George d. Daphne Akhurst/N. Mitchell 4-6 6-3, 6-3

MX: Daphne Akhurst/Jack Willard d. Floris Saint-George/Norman Peach 6-2 6-2*

The mixed final was replayed on January 7 after the two teams initially split sets With Akhutst/Willard winning the first 7-4 then dropping the seond 4-6. The other event swere completed on January 5.

In the ladies final Bickerton led 5-4 and 6-5 but Akhurst used the length and width of the court to the utmost advantage. In the second set as Bickerton tired her errors became more numerous.

Last edited by Rollo; Apr 21st, 2017 at 01:40 AM.
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