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post #2 of (permalink) Old Apr 4th, 2011, 08:25 PM Thread Starter
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Re: 1913 results


Late December/early January, Coupe de Noël, Paris, France (Indoors on Wood)
Venue: Sporting Club de Paris

FI: Ethel Larcombe (GB) d. Marguerite Broquedis 6-2 7-9 6-4

DF: Marie Décugis/Ethel Larcombe (GB) d. Marie Conquet/Marie Danet 6-4 6-1

MX: Ethel Larcombe (GB)/Max Décugis d. Marguerite Broquedis/Etienne Micard 6-4 6-4

This was the inaugural tournament at this newly-opened indoor tennis club. The tournament was known as the “Coupe de Noël” because of the time of year at which it took place.

December 30, 1912-January 4, 1913, Cannes New Year Meeting, Cannes, France (Clay)

FI: A.N. Topham (GB) d. D.M. Topham (GB) 7-5 3-6 6-4

January 6-12 Nice, New Year Meeting, Nice, France (Clay)


Suzanne Lenglen entered in singles handicap only and wins the event. beating a Miss Hulbert 6-5 6-4 in the final.

January 18 Nice vs Bordhighera, Bordhigera, Italy

Suzanne Lenglen (Nice) d Miss Dale 6-1 6-1

Suzanne won the right to play in this fixture due to taking the singles handicap at Nice. When Suzanne came to the dressing room with her mother the club secretary instructed Mrs Lenglen on where to change. Imagine their surprise when the young teen took the court!


????, Hyères Tournament, Hyères, France (Clay)

FI: E White (GB) d. M Towler (GB) 6-2 6-4

Date unkown. Placed here as Hyeres is along the Riviera.

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