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Re: Official Tournament Winners by Event

The Swiss Championships

The (International) Swiss Championships were first held in Saint Moritz, Switzerland, in 1897. An open women's singles event was added to the schedule in 1899, when the venue was still in Saint Moritz. In later years the tournament would be held at a different venue each year, on clay, or on a clay-like surface.

A Swiss Championships tournament was held in 1915; this was the last time this tournament was held until the end of World War One.

Here are the results (where known) from 1899-1915 (because it differs almost every year, the venue is also included, where known):

1899 [Saint Moritz] M. Brooksmith (GBR) d. Miss Stephenson (GBR) 6-1, 6-1
1900 [Chateau d'Oex] M. Brooksmith (GBR) d. Adine Masson (FRA) 6-3, 1-6, 6-4
1901 [Saint Moritz] M. Brooksmith (GBR) d. H. Couppa 6-0, 6-0
1902 [Ragatz] Charlotte Sterry (GBR) d. Mlle Simon [score?]
1903 [Saint Moritz] Hélène Prévost (FRA) d. Domini Elliadi (GRE) [score?]
1904 [Les Avants] Adine Masson (FRA) d. Yvonne de Pfeffel (FRA) 6-1, 6-4
1905 [Venue?] Ruth Winch (GBR) d. [????]
1906 [Venue?] Vera Warden (USA) d. [????]
1907 [Saint Moritz] Elsie Lane (GBR) d. Mrs Anderson (GBR), walkover
1908 [Chateau d’Oex] Virginia MacVeagh (USA) d. M. Brooksmith (GBR), walkover
1909 [Geneva] Aurea Edgington (GBR) d. Jeanne Matthey (FRA) 6-1, 6-1
1910 [Saint Moritz] Aurea Edgington (GBR) d. Jeanne Liebrechts (BEL) 6-0, 6-3
1911 [Lucerne] Aurea Edgington (GBR) d. Germaine Régnier (FRA) 6-0, 7-5
1912 [Montreux] Aurea Edgington (GBR) d. Domini Crosfield (GBR) 6-1, 6-4
1913 [Saint Moritz] Eveline Crundall-Punnett (GBR) d. Domini Crosfield (GBR) 6-2, 5-7, 6-2
1914 Tournament not held
1915 [Zermatt] Daisy Spéranza (FRA) d. G. Matossian 6-3, 6-3

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