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1914 (results complete)

Entered 13 events in total.

Won 6 of 11 tournaments entered
26-3 match record, and 2 defaults

Won 1 of 4 events entered
5-3 Match record.

Mixed Doubles
Won 6 of 12 events entered (* One event divided-I have counted it as a won event)
26-5 match record, 1 default, and 1 unplayed match.

December 29-January 4 Cannes New Year Meeting , Cannes, France (Clay)
Venue: Beau Site Hotel

1R: bye
SF: d AN Topham 6-0 6-1
FI: d M Ward 6-0 6-0


January 5-11 Cannes Carlton Tournament, Cannes, France (Clay)
Venue: Carlton Club

1R: d Miss "Other" default
FI: d Ruth Winch 7-5 3-6 6-1

Mixed Doubles with Tony Wilding

1R: G Nativelle/A Tachihatchef 6-0 6-0
FI: Ruth Winch/Arthur Wallis Myers 6-3 6-4

This was the inaugeral event at the new Carlton Club. In 1926 it would be the site for Suzanne's famous match with Helen Wills.

February 9-15 Beaulieu Tournament, Beaulieu, France (Clay)
Venue: Hotel Bristol

Mixed Doubles with Arthur Wallis Myers

1R: d Mrs AA Hall/S Glen Walker 6-1 4-6 6-2
QF: Mrs Lyle/CEL Lyle 6-2 6-0
SF: d Elizabeth Ryan/H Kleinsroth default
FI: lost to J Tripp/Gordon Lowe 1-6 5-7


February 23-March 3 Monte Carlo Tournament (Condamine), Monte Carlo, Monaco (Clay)

1R: d Mrs AA Hall 6-2 6-3
2R: d E Hardcastle 6-0 6-0
3R: lost to Elizabeth Ryan 3-6 4-6

Doubles with M Tripp

1R: bye
2R: lost to Elizabeth Ryan/J Tripp 6-8 2-6

Mixed Doubles with AF Paulin

1R: d B Collis/Baron Haillard 6-4 6-0
2R: lost to Ludmilla Isnard/Count Ludi Salm 4-6 4-6

event extended from February 29 to March 3 due to bad weather. This would be Lenglen's only career singles defeat vs her regular doubles partner Elizabeth Ryan.

March 9-15 South of France Championships, Nice, France (Clay)
Venue: Place Mozart

1R: d J Tripp 6-1 6-3
2R: d Miss Street 6-1 6-1
QF: d M Trowler 6-1 6-3
SF: lost to Dorothea Lambert Chambers 3-6 3-6

Mixed Doubles with C Biddle

1R: Lesley Cadle/CH Hote 6-3 6-0
2R: d Miss Street/Comte Almasy 6-0 6-1
QF: Domini Crosfield/AC Hunter 6-2 9-7
SF: lost to Elizabeth Ryan/Max Decugis 7-9 2-6

The French wonder takes 6 games off of the world #1 Chambers.

March 16-26 Nice Country Club Tournament, Nice, France (Clay)
Venue: Nice Country Club

1R: lost to Mrs Perrett by default

Doubles with Mme M Gondoin

1R: d Domini Crosfield/Mrs S Hall Walker 6-1 6-0
QF: d Mrs FA Jackson/MA Wright 6-1 6-0
SF: lost to Mrs AA Hall/M Towler 4-6 2-6

Mixed Doubles with G Gault

1R: bye
2R: lost to Elizabeth Ryan/Max Decugis by default

Event scheduled for March 13-23 extended due to bad weather.

March 31-April 5 Cannes Metropole Tournament, Cannes, France (Clay)
Venue: Metropole Hotel

Mixed Doubles with Alfred Dunlop

1R: d Miss H Greig/GA Grieg 6-1 6-1
QF: d MA Wright/AC Hunter 6-0 5-7 6-2
SF: lost to Elizabeth Ryan/Max Decugis 5-7 4-6


April 6-12 Cannes Carlton II Tournament, Cannes, France (Clay)
Venue: Carlton Club

1R: d Mrs AA Hall 6-2 6-3
QF: d EM White 6-0 6-0
SF: d M Tripp 7-5 6-1
FI: d Elizabeth Ryan 6-3 3-6 6-2

Mixed Doubles with Alfred Dunlop

1R: bye
QF: d Domini Crosfield/Tony Wilding default
SF: d M Ward/AL Resuge 6-3 7-5
FI: lost to Elizabeth Ryan/Max Decugis 5-7 9-7 2-6

Ryan is off form except in the second set.

Alfred Dunlop=AN Dunlop


May 17-23 French National Championships, Paris, France (Clay)
Venue: Racing Club de Paris


1R: bye
SF: d Germaine Golding 6-2 7-5
FI: d Marie Conquet 6-4 6-2
CR: lost to Marguerite Broquedis 7-5 4-6 3-6

Doubles with Germaine Golding

1R: d Marie Conquet/Katie Fenwick default
CR: lost to Blanche Amblard/Suzanne Amblard 4-6 6-8

Mixed Doubles with Max Decugis

1R: d Germaine Golding/AF Poulin 7-5 6-3
SF: d D Oustaniol/G Gault 6-0 6-2
FI: d Suzanne Amblard/M Germot 6-4 6-1

At the age of merely 14 the sensational Suzanne Lenglen almost wins her nations title. She gives Broquedis a strern test in the final. Amazingly this will be Suzanne's last defeat until 1921, when she defaults in the US Nationals. In the doubles final the twin Amblard sisters retain their title.

Open to French Nationals only.


May 29-June 9 World Hard Court Championships, Paris, France (Clay)
Venue: St Cloud

1R: bye
2R: d Phyllis Satterwaite 6-3 8-6
QF: a Anne de Borman 6-2 6-3
SF: d Suzanne Amblard 6-2 4-6 6-3
FI: d Germaine Golding 6-2 6-1

Doubles with Elizabeth Ryan

1R: d Anne de Borman/M Fergus 6-3 6-3
QF: d Sigrid Fick/Phyllis Satterwaite 6-1 6-3
FI: d Blanche Amblard/Suzanne Amblard 6-0 6-0

Mixed Doubles with Count Ludi Salm

1R: bye
2R: d Mme Dahl/AC Simion 6-2 8-6
QF: d Suzanne Amblard/M Germot 6-4 6-1
SF: d Phyllis Satterwaite/Arthur Wallis Myers 6-1 6-4
FI: lost to Elizabeth Ryan/Max Decugis 3-6 1-6

Suzanne shocks the tennis world by taking the 2nd most prestigous event of the year. Only Wimbledon ranks ahead of the WHC. Lenglen barely prevails in the semis due to her volleying and steadiness. Golding tries to use her big forehand in the final but usually makes an error after 3 or 4 shots.


June 11-15 Lille Tournament, Lille, France (Clay)

1R: bye
2R: d A Poissonier 6-0 6-0
QF: Mme F Gamuset 6-0 6-0
SF: Mme L Wibaux 6-1 6-0
FI: d Beatrice Butler 6-0 6-0

Mixed Doubles with AG Watson

1R: d A Datom/R Landry 6-0 6-0
2R: d Mlle Guilon/J Descamp 6-0 6-2
QF: d C Lescorez/R Motte default
SF: d J Cuvelier/J Sabes 6-2 6-0
FI: d Abeille Gallay/M Fremaux 6-1 6-1


June 16-21 Amiens Tournament, Amiens, France (Clay)
Venue: Amiens Athletic Club

1R: bye
SF: d T Requier 6-0 6-0
FI: d Mlle Vienne 6-2 6-0

Mixed Doubles with Georges Manset

1R: bye
SF: d Mlle Burel/Thivel 6-0 6-1
FI: divided due to rain with Mlle Vienne/Leroy

Papa Lenglen considered entering his daughter at Wimbledon but takes a pass. She will not grace the All-England Club until 1919.


July 18-25 Compiegne Tournament, Compiegne, France (Clay)

1R: bye
QF: d P Nativelle 6-0 6-0
SF: Mlle de Motozon 6-1 6-0
FI: lost to Suzanne Amblard by default

Mixed Doubles with Georges Gault

1R: bye
QF: d Mme Requillard 6-0 6-4
SF: L Marcot/Thivel 6-0 6-4
FI: d Suzanne Ambard/Lamy 6-1 8-10 6-0

Etretat, starting on August 9, was next on Suzanne's schedule. The guns of August would intervene though, as Germans crossed the border. Thus began the silence on the tennis scene in Europe as "The Great War descends" over the continent. Areas such as Amiens and Compiegne in the north of France, Suzanne's home district, will be the witness to savage fighting and destruction.

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