Re: 1929 results
Week of January 28-February 3
January 21-February 1, Burma Championships, Rangoon, Burma
MX: Mrs W. Martin/W. Martin d. Miss Passanha/G. Pears 1-6 6-3 6-2
January 21-February ????, Bombay Presidency Hard Court Championship, Bombay, India (Clay)
FI: Mrs T. Marshall d. Olive Stebbing 6-4 6-0
DF: Mrs L. Race/Olive Stebbbing d. Mrs Campbell/Mrs Ridsdale 8-6 3-6 6-1
MX: Mrs M.P. McDougall/S.B. Lahey-Bean d. Mrs L. Race/Andrew Pereiera 6-4 8-6
January 28-February 5, All India Championships, Allahabad, India
February 2 Southern Tasmanian Championships, Launceston, Australia
FI: Brenda Piggott d E Gorringe 3-6 6-4 6-0
DF: Jillett/Brenda Piggott d Fuller/Wilkins 6-1 4-6 6-4
MX: Mrs Wilkins/RH Berriman d Mrs JL McGough/JL McGough 6-2 6-4
circa January 28-February 3, German Covered Court Championships, Bremen, Germany (Wood)
FI: Irmgard Rost d. Ilse Friedleben 11-9 2-6 7-5
DF: Ellen Hoffmann/I Kallmeyer d. Nelly Neppach/Irmgard Rost 6-2 7-5
MX: Irmgard Rost/Franz Matejka (Aut) d. Paula von Reznieck/Hans Moldenhauer 6-2 6-3
Moldenhauer was sadly killed later this year when he was hit by a car.
January 28-February 5, Gallia Club, Cannes, France (Clay)
Venue: Gallia Club
1R: Helen Foster d Madeleine O'Neill (GB) 6-2 3-6 6-3
1R: Joan Fry (GB) d Sineux 6-0 6-0
1R: Muriel Thomas (GB) d Princess Pia D'Orleans 6-1 6-2
2R: Lolette Payot d J Taylor 6-2 6-0
2R: Doris Metaxa d Mrs Bramley Moore 6-4 6-1
2R: Esna Boyd (Aus) d Youtha Anthony (Aus) 6-1 6-1
3R: Marjorie Morrill (US) d Radcliffe 6-2 6-4
3R: Payot d M Lefroy 6-0 6-1
3R: A Loewenthal (Ger) d Joan Fry (GB) default
QF: Muriel Thomas (GB) d. Morill ???*
SF: Boyd d Virginia Rice (US) 6-2 6-2
SF: Thomas d.
FI: Esna Boyd (Aus) d. Muriel Thomas (GB) 6-1 6-1
All of the doubles events were cancelled due to bad weather. With only 5 courts available for play the doubles events were abandoned early.
The Thomas win over Morrill may have been a SF match.
January 31-February 6 Hamilton (January Tournament), Hamilton, Bermuda.
FI: Edith Signourney (US) d. MS Harland 6-4 4-6 6-4
DF: MS Harland/Edith Sigourney d. Gladys Trimingham/Helen Trimingham 6-2 6-1
The lady from Boston also wins the mixed for a triple. The biggest tennis news this week is made off court, as reporters pounce on rumors that Suzanne Lenglen is going to wed American millionaire Baldwin Baldwin after he divorces his wife. The pair travel to Nice together by ship from America.
Last edited by Rollo; Apr 28th, 2016 at 12:01 AM.