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Re: Official Tournament Winners by Event

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Originally Posted by newmark401 View Post
Western Championships

1923 [Chicago] Mrs A.F. Riese* d. Marion Leighton 6-1 7-5

* This player was Ruth Riese; her maiden name might have been Wise.
Yes and not.

She was Ruth Riese, of Saginaw, Michigan.
But her maiden name was not Wise, because in the draw of 1920 U.S.Clay Court Champs. there were Ruth Riese and Ruth Wise (and also another Ruth, King).
1920 results

Her husband was Alfred F. Riese
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg...&GRid=28512275

and, as confirmed by LKK in Maiden Names thread, her maiden name was Smith.
http://www.yasni.com/ext.php?url=htt...ther&showads=1

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