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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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