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Dates: June 22-July 6
Venue: The All-England Club, London, England
Venue: Grass

Singles (Draw=51, plus holder)

*Holder Dorothea Chambers awaits the All-Comer's winner in the Challnege Round.

1st Round

Doris Craddock-bye
Mabel Davy-bye
Gwynifred Palmer-bye
Mrs. Ritchie-bye
Madeline O'Neil-bye
Vera Spofforth-bye
Hilda Lane d. Eleanor Rose 3-6 6-4 6-4
Aurea Edgington d. Agnes Harding 6-0 6-1

Agnes Tuckey d. Nora Schmitz (US) 6-4 6-2
Marguerite Broquedis (Fra) d. Katherine Parbury 6-4 6-2
Dorothy Holman d. W. E. M. Hill default
Winifrid Beamish d. Domini Elliadi (Gre) default
Kathleen Hampton d. Mrs Jacob default
Ethel Larcombe d. Miss Baldwin 6-2 6-2
Charlotte Sterry d. Madeleine Fison 6-2 6-2
Winifrid McNair d. Beatrice Lee 6-2 4-6 6-3

B Leader d. Mrs Barclay 6-3 6-0
Mrs A Mitchell d. Dorothy Kemmis-Betty 6-0 6-1
Jessie Greene d. Mrs Williams 6-2 3-6 6-4
Mrs W. H. Holloway d. Mrs. Greenhough Smith 6-0 6-4
Violet Pinckney d. Mrs AL Baker 6-1 6-1
Helen Aitchison d. Mabel Parton 6-2 6-4
Beryl Tulloch d. Edith Hannam 2-6 7-5 6-4
Agatha Morton d. Phyllis Satterwaithe 6-2 6-3

Elizabeth Ryan (US) d. E. K. Nash 6-0 6-1
Daisy Hole-bye
Edith Johnson-bye
Countess Kathleen of Drogheda-bye
Christina Douglass-bye
Freida Nesham-bye
Betty Crundall Punnett-bye
Susannah Willford-bye

2nd Round

Craddock d. Davy 6-0 6-3
Palmer d. Ritchie default
O'Neil d. Spofforth 7-5 9-7
Edgington d. Lane 6-4 2-6 6-4
Tuckey d. Broquedis 6-1 5-7 6-2
Holman d. Beamish 6-1 5-7 8-6
Larcombe d. Hampton 6-2 6-3
Sterry d. McNair 6-4 7-5

Leader d. Mitchell 6-4 6-3
Greene d. Holloway 6-4 1-6 6-3
Aitchison d. Pinckney 6-3 6-0
Morton d. Tulloch 6-1 6-3
Ryan d. Hole default
Johnson d. Drogheda 6-0 6-0
Douglass d. Nesham 3-6 6-3 6-2
Crundall Punnett d. Wilford 6-2 8-6

3rd Round

Craddock d. Palmer 4-6 6-2 8-6
Edgington d. O'Neil 6-3 6-3
Tuckey d. Holman 8-6 3-6 6-4
Larcombe d. Sterry 6-2 6-1

Leader d. Greene 7-5 6-3
Aitchison d. Morton 7-5 6-3
Ryan d. Johnson 6-2 6-3
Crundall Punnett d. Douglass 6-1 6-4


Edgington d. Craddock 6-1 6-3
Larcombe d. Tuckey default
Aitchison d. Leader 6-2 6-0
Ryan d. Crundall Punnett 6-0 6-3


Larcombe d. Edgington 6-4 6-3
Ryan d. Aitchison 6-4 6-3

All Comers Final

Ethel Larcombe d. Elizabeth Ryan 6-3 6-2

Challenge Round

Dorothea Chambers (holder) d. Ethel Larcombe 7-5 6-4


Doubles (Draw=20)

1st Round

Mrs Barclay/Mrs Greenhough Smith-bye
Marguerite Broquedis (Fra)/Violet Pinckney-bye
Kathleen Hampton/Katherine Parbury-bye
Frieda Nesham/Nora Schmitz-bye
W.E.M. Hill/Mrs A. Mitchell-bye
Dora Armstrong/Hazel Hogarth-bye
Winifred McNair/Mabel Parton d. Edith Johnson/Beryl Tulloch 6-2 6-2
Edith Hannam/Ethel Larcombe d. Mrs A.L. Baker/Christina Douglass 6-1 6-2

Madeleine Fison/E.Nash d. Mabel Davy/Agnes Harding 8-6 6-4
Miss Baldwin/Phyllis Satterthwaite d. Hilda Lane/Madeline O'Neill 3-6 8-6 6-1
Helen Aitchison/Agnes Tuckey-bye
Agatha Morton/Elizabeth Ryan (US)-bye
Winifred Beamish/Beatrice Lee-bye
Aurea Edginton/Dorothy Holman-bye
Jessie Greene/Eleanor Rose-bye
Dorothy Lambert Chambers/Charlotte Sterry-bye

2nd Round

Broquedis/Pinckney d. Barclay/Greenlough Smith 6-1 6-2
Nesham/Schmitz d. Hampton/Parbury 6-4 3-6 2-1 retired
Armstrong/Hogarth d. Hill/Mitchell 5-7 6-3 6-2
Hannam/Larcombe d. McNair/Parton 2-6 6-4 6-3

Baldwin/Satterthwaite d. Fison/Nash 6-2 6-4
Agatha Morton/Elizabeth Ryan (US) d. Helen Aitchison/Agnes Tuckey 6-4 6-2
Aurea Edginton/Dorothy Holman d. Winifred Beamish/G.M.S. Lee 6-4 7-5
Dorothy Lambert Chambers/Charlotte Sterry d. Jessie Greene/E.F. Rose 6-0 6-2


Broquedis/Pinckney d. Nesham/Schmitz 6-1 6-2
Hannam/Larcombe d. Armstrong/Hogarth 6-3 6-2
Morton/Ryan d. Satterthwaite/Baldwin 7-5 6-1
Chambers/Sterry d. Edgington/Holman 6-3 6-2


Hannam/Larcombe d. Broquedis/Pinckney 6-2 6-0
Morton/Ryan d. Chambers/Sterry 6-4 6-1


Agnes Morton/Elizabeth Ryan d. Edith Hannam/Ethel Larcombe 6-1 6-3


Mixed Doubles (Draw=39)

1st Round

Edith Hannam/Harold Aitken-bye
Jessie Greene/William Clements-bye
Charlotte Sterry/Albert Prebble-bye
Winifred McNair/Roderick McNair-bye
Beryl Tulloch/George Watt-bye
Susannah Willford/Neville Willford-bye
Mabel Parton/Theodore Mavrogordato-bye
Betty Crundall Prunett/Craig Biddle (US)-bye

Mrs W. H. Holloway/Newton Thompson (SA)-bye
Doris Craddock/Sidney Watts-bye
Gwynifred Palmer/L.F. Davin-bye
Mrs A.L. Baker/A.L. Baker-bye
Dora Armstrong/J. B. Ward d. Vera Spofforth/Charles Simond 3-6 6-3 7-5
Agnes Harding/Reginald Harding d. Mabel Davy/Marquis Antonio Jimenez 6-3 3-6 6-4
Marguerite Broquedis (Fra)/Anthony Wilding (NZ) d. Christina Douglas/Thomas Stoward 6-1 6-1
Agatha Morton/Stanley Doust (Aus) d. Helen Aitchison/Alf Dunlop (Aus) 6-4 6-3

Mrs A. Mitchell/A. Moss d. Kathleen Hampton/H.E. Evers 6-2 3-6 6-3
Dorothy Holman/Evan Gwynne Evans d. Hazel Hogarth/George Thomas 6-3 3-6 6-4
Ethel Larcombe/Cecil Parke (Ire) d. Phyllis Satterthwaite/Wallis Myers 7-5 6-3
Katherine Parbury/H.S. Milford
Dorothy Lambert Chambers/Algy Kingscote-bye
Beatrice Lee/L.S. Lee-bye
Elizabeth Ryan (US)/Max Decugis (Fra)-bye
Miss Baldwin/Peter Hicks-bye

Winifred Beamish/Alfred Beamish-bye
Violet Pinckney/Percy Pinckney-bye
Madeline O'Neill/Charles Dixon-bye
Edith Johnson/A.J. Ross-bye
P. Millard/Paul De Borman (Bel)-bye
Mrs Charles H. Martin/Charles Martin-bye
Agnes Tuckey/Hope Crisp-bye
Madeleine Fison/Frank Fison-bye

2nd Round

Hannam/Aitken d. Greene/Clements 6-3 2-6 6-4
Sterry/Prebble d. McNair/McNair 6-3 6-4
Tulloch/Watt d. Willford/Willford default
Parton/Mavrogordato d. Crundall Prunett/Biddle default
Holloway/Thompson d. Craddock/Watts 4-6 6-4 9-7
Palmer/Davin d. Baker/Baker default
Harding/Harding d. Ward/Armstrong 6-8 6-2 6-3
Broquedis/Wilding d. Morton/Doust 7-5 6-8 6-3

Holman/Gwynne Evans d. Mitchell/Moss 6-2 6-2
Larcombe/Parke d. Parbury/Milford 6-0 6-2
Chambers/Kingscote d. Lee/Lee 6-4 6-0
Ryan/Decugis d. Baldwin/Hicks 6-1 6-4
Beamish/Beamish d. Pinckney/Pinckney default
O' Neill/Dixon d. Johnson/Ross 6-1 6-4
Millard/Paul De Borman d. C. Martin/C.H. Martin default
Tuckey/Crisp d. Fison/Fison 6-1 1-6 6-4

3rd Round

Hannam/Aitken d. Sterry/Prebble 2-6 7-5 7-5
Tulloch/Watt d. Parton/Mavrogordato 2-6 6-4 6-1
Palmer/Davin d. Holloway/Thompson 6-4 3-6 6-4
Broquedis/Wilding d. Harding/Harding 6-1 7-5

Larcombe/Parke d. Holman/Gwynne Evans 6-3 6-4
Ryan/Decugis d. Chambers/Kingscote 6-3 7-5
O'Neill/Dixon d. Beamish/Beamish 4-6 6-0 6-4
Tuckey/Crisp d. Millard/de Borman 6-3 6-0

Quarter Finals

Hannam/Aitken d. Tulloch/Watt 7-5 6-2
Broquedis/Wilding d. Palmer/Davin 6-1 8-6
Larcombe/Parke d. Ryan/Decugis 6-4 7-5
Tuckey/Crisp d. O'Neill/Dixon 6-4 7-5


Broquedis/Wilding d. Hannam/Aitkin 6-3 4-6 6-3
Larcombe/Parke d. Tuckey/Crisp 4-6 6-2 6-2


Cecil Parke/Ethel Larcombe d. Marguerite Broquedis/Tony Wilding 4-6 6-4 6-2


Draw notes:

Kathleen Moore is the Countess of Drogheda
Kathleen Hampton=Mrs G. C. Hampton
Agnes Harding=Mrs R. W. F Harding. She entered the mixed with husband Reginald William Fowler Harding.
Gwynifred Palmer=Mrs G. B. Palmer
Katherine Parbury=Mrs H. V. Parbury
Nora Schmitz is listed by Wimbledon site as Mrs F. Schmidt. It is in error. Her doubles partner is her sister.

Missing full names for:

Mrs AL Baker (who enters mixed with her husband but defaults)
The Honorable Mrs Barclay
Mrs. Greenhough Smith
Miss W. E. M. Hill
Mrs W. H. Holloway
Mrs Jacob
Miss B Leader
Mrs C.H. Martin ((who enters the mixed with her husband Charles Henry Martin-
Mrs A. Mitchell
Miss E. K. Nash
Mrs. Ritchie
Mrs Williams

Male players missing names for:

A. L. Baker (who enters the mixed with his wife)
L. F. Davin
H. E. Evers
L. S. Lee (who enters mixed with Miss Beatrice Lee, a female relative)
H.S. Milford
P. Millard-bye
A. Moss
A. J. Ross
J. B. Ward





An early example of where seeding was needed. Larcombe comes through the toughest quarter, with former champ Sterry, (who she beats in round 3) and French clay court champ Broquedis both in the same section.

It was hoped the French sensation Suzanne Lenglen would make her Wimbledon debut this year, but her father felt she was too young. Besides, the 14 year old has never hit a ball on grass.

In an uninspiring final contested in intense heat Dorothea and Ethel both were conservative, waiting for mistakes rather than shooting for the tramlines. Chambers won through the long rallies to take her 7th Wimbledon title. It is a record that stands until 1938 (when Helen Wills broke it). Who knows how many more Wimbledons Chambers may have won had World war One not broken out weeks after this win.

A deadly curtain draws down on Europe. Lenglen will practice in the serenity of southern France, but most women will not hit a ball again until 1919. Rubber becomes a material for war rather than bouncing balls. American Elizabeth Ryan is in Russia when war alarms sound. She makes a dramatic escape on the last train from Russia into Germany. She had to sell all her possessions along the way as bribes except her trophy as Russian champion of 1914.

Wimbledon would not witness another Championships until 1919.

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