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Rollo
Jan 5th, 2011, 12:35 AM
Status: Mostly finals, with good date order, except for events at the bottom of this post.

Summary:


Dorothea Douglass dominates in 1906 and takes 10 titles, dropping only 2 sets all year. One of those wins is at Wimbledon, where she romps through a field that includes May Sutton.



Unknown dates

??, Les Avants, Switzerland (Clay)

FI: Aurea Farrington (GB) d. ??

Note she won another Swiss event in the summer as Mrs Edgington. Were the two events close in date? Can this be used to date the time and place of her marriage?

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????, Belgian Championships, Brussels (Clay)

FI: Mlle Dufrenoy d. ??

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???? Vienna

Doubles

FI: Margit Madarász/Katalin Cséry (Hun) d. Marie Amende/Sidi Maschka (Ast) 1-6 6-4 6-2

Could the location for this actually be Prague (note no women's doubles score) or Budapest?

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French Closed Championships, Paris (C)
Katie Gillou Fenwick d McVeagh (GB)

McVeagh was probably a member of a French Club.
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??, Danish Outdoor Championships

FI: Sophie Castenschiold d. ??
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Chmps of the Engadine, St. Moritz, Switz.
Mlle. Domini Elliadi

Elliadi was later Lady Crosfield.

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????, Crystal Palace, England

FI: Gladys Eastlake-Smith d. Dora Boothby default

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Thanks go out to Mark Ryan and Austinrunner for contributing to this thread. GeeTee contributed valuable results and newspaper reports from Australia.

Marks' original results for 1906 may be found at: http://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=409381

Rollo
Jan 5th, 2011, 12:37 AM
January

Rollo
Jan 5th, 2011, 12:39 AM
February

February 18, Coronado Tournament, San Diego, California, US (Hard)
Venue: Coronado Hotel

FI: May Sutton d Florence Sutton 6-0 6-1

MX: Florence Sutton and partner d May Sutton and partner

Source: Alan Little's book on May-page 10.

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February 18-23, US Indoor Championships, New York, USA (Indoors on Wood)
Venue: Seventh Regiment Armory,

FI: Bessie Moore d. Marie Wagner 6-2 4-6 6-2

This was the inaugural women’s singles event at this tournament, which had begun in 1898.

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Circa February 18-25, Riviera Championships, Mentone, France (Clay)

FI: Vera Warden (US) d. Amy Ransome (GB) 8-6 6-3

MX: Amy Ransome (GB)/Tony Wilding (NZ) d. Agnes Morton (GB)/Charles R Allen (GB) 6-3 6-1

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February 22-27, Monte Carlo, Monaco (Clay)

Singles (Draw=9)


1R: Mrs P.N. Morton (GB) d. Mlle van Hossbrouck 6-3 6-3

QF: Gladys Eastlake-Smith (GB) d. Morton 6-0 6-1
QF: Rosamund Salusbury (GB) d. Mrs McDonald 6-2 6-1
QF: Vera Warden (US) d. Jessie Tripp (GB) 9-7 6-4
QF: Amy Ransome (GB) d. Miss Willford 6-3 6-3

SF: Eastlake-Smith d. Salusbury 6-0 6-2
SF: Ransome d. Warden 4-6 6-4 8-6

FI: Gladys Eastlake-Smith (GB) d. Amy Ransome (GB) 6-4 6-2

MX: Gladys Eastlake-Smith (GB)/Laurie Doherty (GB) d. Miss van Hossbrouck/Tony Wilding (NZ) 6-4 6-0


Gladys "Won the cup without ever being seriously threatened."

Rollo
Jan 5th, 2011, 12:40 AM
March

Circa March 12-19, South of France Championships, Nice, France (Clay)

FI: Toupie Lowther (GB) d. Gladys Eastlake-Smith (GB) 6-4 5-7 6-3

MX: Countess Clara von der Schulenburg (Ger)/Laurie Doherty (GB) d. Toupie Lowther (GB)/Arthur Gore (GB) 6-0 6-2
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March 19-26, New South Wales Championships, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (Grass)

FI: Annie Kellet-Baker d. Miss Gardiner 6-2 6-1

CR: Annie Kellet-Baker d. Rose Payten (holder) default

DoublesCR: Miss Jones/Rose Payten (holders) d. Miss Gardiner/Miss Gordon 6-2 6-0

Mixed Doubles
CR: Miss Jones/S Jones d. Rose Payten/Horrie Rice (holders) 7-5 7-5

This tournament had not been held in 1905. Payten defended her doubles title, but illness prevented her from doing so in the singles.

Sydney Morning Herald (13 March 1906)

"Miss Payten (was) but a pale image of her usual self, and to those who know her play it was almost painful to see her reduced by sickness to an absolute inability to run for a ball out of her reach. Still she played a fine game. Fortunately Miss Payten has practically recovered from her sickness, and next year she may win back all her championships."

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Circa March 19-26, South Australian Championships, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia (Grass)

CR: Lily Addison d. L.E. Payne (holder) 6-1 6-2

DF: Maisie Parr/L.E. Payne d. W. Brown/Miss Wyatt 6-1 6-1

MX: Thomas Tatchell/L.E. Payne d. Miss Wyatt/Norman Brooks 10-8 6-4
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began March 20, Championships of Cannes, Cannes, France (Clay)
Venue: Beau Site Hotel

FI: Toupie Lowther (GB) d. Mme Popp (Ger) 6-4 6-4

MX: Ruth Winch (GB)/Wilberforce V. Eaves (Aus) d. Mme Popp (Ger)/Laurie Doherty (GB) 1-6 6-4 6-4

Rollo
Jan 5th, 2011, 12:40 AM
April

April 5-7, Ojai Valley Open, Nordhoff, California, USA (Hard)

FI: May Sutton d. Florence Sutton [????]

DF: Miss Garland/May Sutton d. Violet Hope-Doeg/Florence Sutton default

MX: May Sutton/Simpson Sinasbaugh d. Violet Hope-Doeg/Mr. Thatcher 6-0 1-6 6-3

Hope-Doeg is the married name of Violet Sutton. Alan Little's book on May Sutton tells us that May beat her sister Florence in the final here (p 10)

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Circa mid-April, French Covered Court Championships, Paris, France (Indoors on Wood)
Venue: Tennis Club de Paris

FI: Vera Warden (US) d. Miss Andrews (GB) 6-3 6-2
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April 17-22, Meran, Meran, Austria (Clay)

FI: H. Kommenda d. Nelly Schmoller 6-4 6-3
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April 23-28, British Covered Courts Championships, London, England (Indoors on Wood)
Venue: Queen’s Club

CR: Dorothea Douglass d. Hilda Lane (holder) 6-2 6-0

MXCR: Dorothea Douglass/Anthony F. Wilding (NZ)d. Gladys Eastlake-Smith/Reggie Doherty (holders) 2-6 6-2 6-1
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April, Tasmanian Championships, Launceston, Australia

FI: Amy Rex d. L. Arthur 6-4 6-4

April 23-28, Olympic Games*, Athens Lawn Tennis Club, Athens, Greece (Clay)

Draw=8

1R: Esmee Simirioti d. V. Melis default
1R: Aspasia Matsa d. Marie Décugis (Frn) default
1R: Euphrosine Paspati d. Domini Elliadi default
1R: Sophia Marinou d. Ioannia Tissamenou 6-1 6-0

SF: Esmee Simirioti d. Aspasia Matsa 7-5 6-2
SF: Sophia Marinou d. Euphrosine Paspati 6-0 4-6 6-3

FI: Esmee Simirioti d. Sophia Marinou 2-6 6-3 6-3

Bronze medal play-off: Euphrosine Paspati d. Aspasia Matsa 6-0 6-4

Mixed Doubles (Draw=5)
1R: Marie Décugis (Frn)/Max Décugis (Frn)-bye
1R: Sophia Marinou/Georgios Simiriotis d. Euphrosine Paspati/Dionysios Kasdaglis 6-2 6-2
1R: Aspasia Matsa/Xenophon Kasdaglis-bye
1R: Esmee Simirioti/Nikolaos Zarifis-bye

SF: Marie Décugis (Frn)/Max Décugis (Frn) d. Sophia Marinou/Georgios Simiriotis 8-6 6-3
SF: Aspasia Matsa/Xenophon Kasdaglis d Esmee Simirioti/Nikolaos Zarifis 6-1 6-4

FI: Marie Décugis (Frn)/Max Décugis (Frn) d. Aspasia Matsa/Xenophon Kasdaglis 6-3 7-5

No further matches were played for bronze medal positions. A jury decided on the positions, with the silver medal position going to Georgios Simiriotis/Sophia Marinou and the bronze medal position to Xenophon Kasdaglis/Aspasia Matsa.

The 1906 tennis event was a demonstration-only event. All of the participants were from Greece, with the exception of the French husband-and-wife team of Max and Marie Décugis.

There had been no women’s tennis events at the 1904 Olympic Games, held in the United States, at Saint Louis, Missouri.

Rollo
Jan 5th, 2011, 12:40 AM
May

began May 7, Swedish Covered Courts Championships, Stockholm, Sweden (Indoors on Wood)

FI: Martha Adlerstrahle d. E. Hay 6-2 6-2
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May 7, Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany (Clay)

FI: Adine Masson (Frn) d. Lucie Bergmann 4-6 6-0 6-1

MX: Adine Masson (Frn)/Anthony Wilding (NZ)/ d. R. Salusbury (GB)/Otto Froitzheim 6-3 6-2
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circa May 14-20 Reading Tournament, Reading, Enlgand, UK (Grass)

FI: Dorothea Douglass d Violet Pinckney 6-0 6-1

Source: Alan Little's book on Chambers, p 12.

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May 17-19, Longwood Cricket Club Invitational, Boston, Massachussetts, USA

FI: May Sutton d. Marion Fenno 6-0 6-0

MX: May Sutton/Norman W. Cabot d. Phyllis Grea/Nathaniel W. Niles 6-2 6-2

In 1906, May Sutton played in this modest tournament before sailing for England for the second time to compete at Wimbledon and in a number of other tournaments.
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Circa 19-26 May, First Czech Lawn Tennis Club, Prague, Czechoslovakia (Clay)

For the Czechoslovakian Championships

FI: Emmy Matuch d. Frau Weinzettel 6-0 4-6 6-3
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May 21-26, Surrey Championships, Surbiton, Surrey, England (Grass)

FI: Toupie Lowther d. Dora Boothby 5-7 6-4 8-6

DF: Agnes Morton/Charlotte Sterry d. Dora Boothby/Mrs Hemsted 6-1 4-6 6-3

MX: Charlotte Sterry/Frank L. Riseley d. Alice Greene/Major Ritchie 6-1 6-3
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May 28-June 2, Irish Championships, Dublin, Ireland (Grass)
Venue: Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club, Wilton Place

FI: Winifred Longhurst d. Mabel Parton 6-1, 6-1

No women’s doubles event was held this year.

MX: Mrs Barker/Frank L. Riseley d. Winifred Longhurst/S. Solomons 8-6 6-8 6-4

Parton was married name of Mabel Squire

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May 28-June 2, Middlesex Championships, Chiswick Park, London, England (Grass)

FI: Dorothea Douglass d. Charlotte Sterry 6-1 6-0

MX: "Miss Shirley”/George M. Simond d. Dorothea Douglass/C.J. Glenny 6-2 3-6 8-6

No Challenge Round appeared to be in force in the women’s singles event this year.
"Miss Shirley" was a pseudonym used by an unidentified player.

Rollo
Jan 5th, 2011, 12:40 AM
First half of June


began June 4, Metropolitan Championships, New York, USA (Clay)
Venue: West Side Tennis Club

FI: Helen Homans d. S Homans 6-1 6-3

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June 4-6, East Surrey Championships, Croydon, London, England (Grass)

FI: Gladys Eastlake-Smith d. Mrs Hemsted* 6-3 4-6 8-6

MX: Dora Boothby/Albert Prebble d. Gladys Eastlake-Smith/Clement Cazelet 6-2 4-6 9-7

Mrs Hemsted is probably Ellen Stawell-Brown (Tim Henman's great-grandmother) that married Edmund Spencer Hemsted in 1906.

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June 4-9 , Ladies’ Pennsylvania Open, Haverford, Pennsylvania, USA (Grass?)
Merion Cricket Club

FI: Evelyn Sears d. Phyllis Green 6-3 6-3

MX: Eveltn Sears/Bill Clothier d Phyllis Green/CM Bunting 6-2 6-3

No Challenge rounds as Holder Elisabeth Moore does not defend title in singles and Moore/EB Dewhurst do not defend mixed.

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June 4-9, Northern Tournament, Aigbuth, Liverpool, England (Grass)


1R: May Sutton (US) d. Mrs Chapman default
1R: Dorothea Douglass d Blanche Hillyard 7-5 6-2

2R: Sutton d Miss JD Sturton 6-0 6-1

QF: Sutton d. Charlotte Sterry 6-4 4-6 6-3
QF: Violet Pinckney d. Miss Hollins 6-2 7-5
QF: Ethel Thomson d. A. Brown 6-0 6-0
QF: Douglass d. Edith Longhurst 6-1 6-2

SF: May Sutton (US) d. Violet Pinckney default
SF: Dorothea Douglass d. Ethel Thomson 8-6 6-4

FI: Dorothea Douglass d. May Sutton (US) 7-5 6-2

Doubles

1R: Blanche Hillyard/May Sutton (US) d Miss Carter/Miss JD Sturton default

SF: Dorothea Douglass/Ethel Thomson d. Hillyard/Sutton 6-4 6-4

FI: Dorothea Douglass/Ethel Thomson d. Mrs DM Armstrong/Connie Meyer 6-1 6-4

Mixed Doubles

SF: Dorothea Douglass/Frank Riseley d. Maud Garfit/Walter Carey 6-1 6-3
SF: Charlotte Sterry/Xenophon Casdagli d. May Sutton (US)/Dunstan Rhodes 4-6 6-4 6-3

FI: Dorothea Douglass/Frank Riseley d Charlotte Sterry/Xenophon Casdagli 8-6 6-4

*Draw note: The first round also referred to as the Preliminary Round

May Sutton returned to Britain in 1906,landing at Liverpool on May 31st in her quest to defend her Wimbledon title. This final marked her first loss in singles outside of North America. A large crowd turned out for the Douglass-Sutton match. May started with her usual hard hitting. With the first chapter tied at 5 apiece Dorothea finishes it off with, in Little's words, "some seemingly impossible backhand returns" (p 10 of May Sutton, by Alan Little). Sutton tries to change tactics by coming to net in set two to no avail, as Douglass wins it on her 4th match point. According to the New York Times May "tired perceptibly" in the second set.

Earlier in the week Charlotte Sterry gave Sutton a rough match with her clever combination of drop shots and volleys.

There was no Challenge Round in the mixed doubles event at this tournament this year.

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began June 7 Championships of Frankfurt, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany (Clay)

FI: Lucie Bergmann d. Frl Stettheimer 6-1 6-1

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June 9-14, Championships of Austria, Prague, Bohemia (Clay)

FI: Luise Berton (Ger) d. Marie Amende (Ast) 6-4 6-1

MX: Marie Amende (Ast)/Mr Adams d. Luise Berton (Ger)/Tony Wilding (NZ) 6-4 2-6 6-2

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June 11-16, Kent Championships, Beckenham, Kent, England (Grass)

CR: Dorothea Douglass d. Connie Wilson (holder) 6-3 2-2 retired

Douglass has other big news besides winning the title, announcing her engagement to Robert Lambert Chambers of Ealing. They will marry in 1907.

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Week of June 18 New Jersey State Championships, Morristown, New Jersey, US (Grass)
Venue: Morristown Field Club

SF: Edna Wilday d Miriam Swords 6-1 6-1
SF: Miss Smith d Mrs WC Auffermann 6-2 6-0

FI: Edna Wilday d. Miss Smith 6-3 6-3

CR: Alice Day d. Edna Wilday 4-6 6-4 6-1

Mixed Doubles

1R: Miss Brooks/CW Throckmorton d. Miss Stern/CDM Cole 6-2 6-2
1R: Edna Wilday/Dr FH Glazbrook d ????/LF Freeman default
1R: Mrs CP Hale/Herman Behr d. Mrs. Ford/P Merrill 6-3 6-0
1R: Miriam Swords/H McK. Glazbrook d. Mrs. Creamer/???? 8-6 3-6 8-6

Rain on Saturday the 23rd delayed proceedings. The NYT stated the downpours were so heavy that there were big puddles of water on the courts.

Rollo
Jan 5th, 2011, 12:42 AM
US Nationals

Philadelphia Cricket Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA (Grass)

June 19-25

*Defending champ Bessie Moore does not defend.

Draw=34


Preliminary Round
E. V. Maule d. Lena Duhring default
Gertrude Fetterman d. Helen Kimball 6-3 7-5 6-3 (correct?)


First Round
Helen Homans d. Lucy Duhring 6-0 6-1
Lily Newhall d. Elizabeth Ostheimer 6-3 6-4
Rachel Harlan d. E. Clement 6-0 6-2
Marjorie Oberteuffer d. Miss Rudderow default

Clover Boldt d. Claire Kulp 6-1 6-0
Clara Chase d. M. Potter 6-1 6-0
Edith Rotch d. Myriam Clements 6-1 6-0
Virginia Maule d. Elizabeth Taylor 7-5 6-4

Gertrude Fetterman d. Greta Lewis 6-2 6-3
Blanche Chaveau d. Sarah Coffin default
Bertha Toulmin d. Helen Rodgers default
Matilda Borda d. Louise Ostheimer 6-0 6-0

Maude Barger-Wallach d. Mrs. H. W. Lewis 6-1 6-1
Margaret Johnson d. Mrs. Benjamin Choates 6-1 6-2
Gray Werner d. Nellie Ostheimer 6-1 6-4
Anita McCall d. Elsie Ross 6-4 6-3
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Second Round
Homans d. Newhall 6-1 6-1
Harlan d. Oberteuffer 6-3 6-2
Boldt d. Chase 6-3 7-5
Rotch d. Maule 6-4 6-1

Fetterman d. Chaveau 6-1 6-1
Toulmin d. Borda 6-2 2-6 6-3
Barger-Wallach d. Johnson 6-4 6-2
McCall d. Werner 2-6 6-3 8-6
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Quarters
Homans d. Harlan 4-6 6-4 6-4
Rotch d. Boldt 6-1 4-6 6-0
Toulmin d. Fetterman 6-1 6-2
Barger-Wallach d. McCall 6-1 6-0

Semis
Homans d. Rotch 6-2 6-3
Barger-Wallach d. Toulmin 6-2 6-3

Final
Homans d. Barger-Wallach 6-4 6-3.
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Doubles (Draw=16)

1R: Mrs LS Coe/Mrs DF Platt d. Cresswell/Florence 6-1 6-0
1R: Lewis/Newhall d. Chaveau/Potter 6-4 6-1
1R: Chase/Rotch d. Kimball/McCall 6-1 7-5
1R: L. Duhring/Ross d. Cochran/Ridgeway 1-6 6-4 6-1

1R: Clover Boldt/Helen Homans d. Fetterman/Lycett 6-0 6-2
1R: Misses Ostheimer d. Cohen/McFadden 7-5 6-1
1R: Bertha Toulmin/Work d. E Duhring/Rodgers 6-2 5-7 7-5
1R: Coffin/Johnson d. Maule/Oberteuffer 6-1 6-4

QF: Coe/Platt d. Lewis/Newhall default
QF: Chase/Rotch d. L. Duhring/Ross 6-2 6-2
QF: Boldt/Homans d. Misses Ostheimer 6-1 6-1
QF: Coffin/Johnson d. Toulmin/Work 8-6 6-2

SF: Coe/Platt d. Chase/Rotch ?????????
SF: Boldt/Homans d. Coffin/Johnson 6-2 3-6 6-2.

FI: Coe/Platt d. Boldt/Homans 6-4 6-4

Mixed Doubles (Draw=19)

1R: Sarah Coffin/Edward Dewhurst d Miss Newell/A Thayer 6-1 6-4
1R: Mrs DF Platt/Mr DF Platt d Miss Ridgeway/T Ridgeway 6-4 6-1
1R: Miss Mellor/FL Wood d L Duhring/R Thayer 6-2 6-4

2R: Margaret Johnson/WT Johnson d Clover Boldt/NW Niles 8-6 6-4
2R: Coe/Coe
2R: Mrs Work/CM Bunting d Helen Homans/RC Seaver 0-6 6-3 6-1
2R: Bertha Toulmin/HC Townsend d Miss McFadden/FE Dixon 6-4 6-3

2R: Cohen/Rowland d Miss Cochran/Mr Lloyd Jr 6-3 6-1
2R: Mrs Davis/CC Willits d Miss Harlan/AL Hoskins default
2R: Coffin/Dewhurst d Platt/Platt 6-3 6-4
2R: Miss Dixon/WH Trotter d Miss Johnson/WF Johnson 6-1 6-0*


QF: Johnson/Johnson d Coe/Coe 6-3 7-5
QF: Toulmin/Townsend d
QF: Cohen/Rowland d Davis/Willits 6-2 6-2
QF: Coffib/Dewhurst d Dixon/Trotter default

SF: Johnson/Johnson d Toulmin/Townsend 6-4 5-7 6-4
SF: Coffin/Dewhurst d Cohen/Rowland ????

FI : Sarah Coffin/Edward B. Dewhurt d. Margaret Johnson/WT Johnson 6-3 7-5
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Draw notes:

Bertha (nee Townsend) was probably playing mixed with her brother HC Townsend.
The NYT is the source for the 2R Johnson/Johnson loss. Were there 2 pairs of Johnsons in the event?
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Defending champ Bessie Moore and the tennis sensation May Sutton are both absent, dimming much interest. All eyes are on Sutton as she competes in England for the coveted Wimbledon prize. The women's final is on Saturday the 23rd. Raibn delays the doubles and mixed finals until Monday.


The NYT reports that the women's doubles final was taken by a team "that took few chances, and played mostly from the back court. Miss Homans was the only one of the four who did any volleying."

Rollo
Jan 5th, 2011, 12:43 AM
Second half of June


June 17-23, Budapest International Championships, Budapest, Hungary (Clay)

FI: Marie Amende (Boh) d. Margit Madarász 6-2 8-6

This tournament had not been held in 1905.

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June 18-23, Championships of Bonn, Bonn, Germany (Clay)

FI: Lucie Bergmann d. G. von Loë 6-1 6-0
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June 18-23, London Championships, London, England (Grass)
Venue: Queen's Club

FI: Ethel Thomson d. Mildred Coles 6-2 6-1

MX: Mildred Coles/H. Pollard d. Edith Greville/George Greville 7-5 6-1
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June 18-23, Championships of Europe, Leicester, Leicestershire, England (Grass)

1R: May Sutton (US) d. Miss Kentish 6-1 6-0
1R: Toupie Lowther d. Maud Garfit 8-10 7-5 6-1
1R: Violet Pinckney d. Gladys Eastlake-Smith 6-2 1-6 6-1

QF: May Sutton (US) d. Toupie Lowther 6-0 10-8

SF: May Sutton (US) d. Miss Morton 6-2 6-2 (probably Agnes Morton)
SF: Violet Pinckney d. Blanche Hillyard 6-0 6-2

FI: May Sutton (US) d. Violet Pinckney 6-0 7-5

Mixed Doubles

2R: Winifred Longhurst/Tony Wilding (NZ) d. May Sutton (US)/Hugh Doherty 3-6 6-3 6-4

FI: Winifred Longhurst/TonyWilding (NZ) d. Toupie Lowther/Wilberforce Eaves (Aus) 6-3 6-2

May Sutton stays with the Hillyards while she in playing this event. Commentators suggest her backhand is noticibly stronger than the previous year.
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Week of June 25 Middle States Championships, , Mountain Station, New Jersey, US (Grass)
Venue: Orange Lawn Tennis Club

Draw=16

1R: Esther Smith d. Phoebe Reynolds 6-4 6-2
1R: Mrs EH. Underhill d Miss Clay default
1R: Sarah Coffin d. Eleanor Souther 6-2 1-6 6-1
1R: Alice Day d. Edna Wilday 6-3 2-6 6-2

1R: Mrs DF Platt d. Mrs Auferman 7-5 2-6 6-4
1R: Mrs CC Hale d Corinne Robinson default
1R: Mrs LS. Coe d. Miss Freeman 6-2 6-1
1R: Helen Homans d Mrs. Hague default

QF: Smith d. Underhill 6-4 6-4
QF: Day d. Coffin 6-2 6-3
QF: Platt d. Hale 6-0 6-2
QF: Homans d. Coe 6-0 6-4

SF: Day d. Smith 6-3 6-1
SF: Homans d. Platt 6-4 3-6 6-2

FI: Helen Homans d. Alice Day 6-0 6-2

Doubles (Draw=7 or 8)

1R: Miss Hole/Edna Wildey d. Miss Freeman/Phoebe Reynolds 6-2 6-3
1R: Mrs Auferman/Esther Smith d ????
1R: Mrs LS Coe/Mrs DS Platt d. Sarah Coffin/Margaret Lee 6-0 6-3
1R: Eleanor Souther /Miss Underhill d. Mrs CD Cleveland/Helen Homans 6-4 6-4

SF: Hole/Wilday d. Auferman/Smith 6-3 6-4
SF: Coe/Platt d. Souther/Underhill 6-2 6-2

FI: Mrs LS Coe/Mrs DS Platt d. Miss Hole/Edna Wilday 6-2 6-3

Helen Homans McLean won the singles title at the U.S. National Championships the week before, with Mrs DF Platt & Mrs LS. Coe winning the doubles title there. Carrie B. Neely did not defend her singles title.
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circa June 23-30, California State Championships, California, USA (Hard)

SF: Hazel Hotchkiss d. Ida Mearns 6-4 6-3
SF: Golda Myer d. Vera Crocker 6-0 6-1

FI: Hazel Hotchkiss d. Golda Myer 6-3 6-4


The Challenge Rounds in the singles events were played on July 4. Ladies holder Ethel Ratcliffe did not defend her title.

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June 27-30, Sunderland, Durham, England (Grass)

FI: Helen Aitchison d. N. Jewsbury 6-0 6-2

MX: Helen Aitchison/H. Laws d. Alice Aitchison/F. Carrick 6-3 8-6

Rollo
Jan 5th, 2011, 12:49 AM
(The Championships) WIMBLEDON


Venue: The All-England Club

Draw of 48
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*Holder May Sutton "sits out" until the Challenge Round final.
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First Round
Wilfred Longhurst bye
R. Elliott bye
Alice Greene bye
M. Perceval bye

Constance Meyer bye
M.E. Brown bye
Dorothea Douglass bye
Ethel Thomson bye

R. Armstrong d. A.Andrews walkover
Beryl Tulloch d. C.J.Snowden 6-3 6-3
E.L. Bosworth d. S. Benton 6-1 6-2
I. Huleatt d. E. M. Mayne walkover

F. Meyer d. B. Rowlandson walkover
Blanche Hillyard d. A. Mooijaart 6-0 6-0
Edith Johnson d. H. I. Harper 6-4 6-4
E. B. Hawker d. C.B. Bell 6-4 6-1

E.E. Sargeant d. B. M. Holder walkover
Violet Pinckney d. Elizabeth Bromfield 6-0 3-6 7-5
Hilda Lane d. Winifred Slolock 6-1 6-1
Mildred Coles d. G. M. Houselander 6-2 6-4

Agnes Morton d. M. Bloxsome 6-1 6-1
Mabel Parton d. Mary Whyte 6-1 6-2
Charlotte Sterry d. Dora Boothby 8-6 6-2
P.M. Morton d. K. Kentish walkover

C. Bagenal bye
L. Smith bye
Toupie Lowther bye
G. M. Carver bye

Edith Greville bye
Ruth Winch bye
Gladys Eastlake-Smith bye
C. Cassel bye
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Second Round
Longhurst d. Elliott 6-2 6-3
Greene d. Perceval walkover
C. Meyer d. M. Brown 6-1 6-1
Douglass d. Thomson 6-2 6-1

Tulloch d. Armstrong walkover
Bosworth d. Huleatt 6-2 4-6 7-5
Hillyard d. F. Meyer 6-0 6-0
E. Johnson d. Hawker 6-1 6-4

Pinckney d. Sargeant 6-1 6-4
Lane d. Coles 6-3 6-2
A. Morton d. Parton 6-0 6-3
Sterry d. P. Morton 6-0 6-3

Bagenal d. L. Smith walkover
Lowther d. Carver 6-0 6-2
Greville d. Winch 6-2 6-2
Eastlake-Smith d. Cassel walkover
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Third Round
Longhurst d. Greene 7-5 6-4
Douglass d. C. Meyer 6-3 6-1
Tulloch d. Bosworth 6-0 6-3
Hillyard d. Johnson 6-3 6-4

Pinckney d. Lane 7-5 6-1
Sterry d. A. Morton 6-0 6-3
Lowther d. Bagenal 6-0 6-0
Eastlake-Smith d. Greville 6-2 6-3
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Quarters
Douglass d. Longhurst 6-4 6-3
Tulloch d. Hillyard 6-3 6-1
Sterry d. Pinckney 6-4 6-2
Lowther d. Eastlake-Smith 6-3 6-3

Semis
Douglass d. Tulloch 6-2 6-2
Sterry d. Lowther 4-6 8-6 6-4

All Comers Final
Douglass d. Sterry 6-2 6-2

Challenge Round
Douglass d. May Sutton 6-3 9-7
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DF: Blanche Hillyard/May Sutton (US) d. Agnes Morton/Charlotte Sterry 10-8 6-4

MX: Dorothea Douglass/ Anthony F. Wilding (NZ) d. Ethel Thomson/Arthur W. Gore 4-6 6-2 6-3

Notes:
British papers have dubbed the defending Yank May Sutton, "The Pasdena Washerwoman" because of her shocking habit of exposing her arms. The prospect of Miss Douglass retaking her title stirs more excitement than usual for the ladies event.

Douglass bears down in 1906 and takes 10 titles, dropping only 2 sets all year. One of those wins is at Wimbledon, where she romps through the field. Over 4,000 show for a Thursday final (A capacity crowd at Worple Road) where Douglass beats the American. The second set is a thriller, Dorothea coming back from 0-4 to 5-4. In the 12th game Sutton saves 4 match points with "plucky play". "May Sutton, though hitting as hard as ever, couldn't control her strokes at the crucial stages." May's balls were flying long over the baseline, often by a foot. This is only May's second loss on British soil, both at the hands of Douglass.

Note that the doubles and mixed events were still not championship status.

Rollo
Jan 5th, 2011, 12:49 AM
First half of July

July 3-7, Southern Championships, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (Clay)
Venue: Atlanta Athletic Club,

FI: May Logan d. Kathleen Brown 6-0 6-2

MX: Kathleen Brown/S. C. Williams d. May Logan/Blan Logan 6-4 3-6 6-4


This was a new venue in a new city, but the same tournament. Holder Marie Wimer did not defend her title. The runners-up in the mixed doubles event were brother and sister.
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July 4-10, Ocean Park Tournament, Long Beach, California, USA (Hard)
Venue: Ocean Park

FI: Florence Sutton d. Eleanor Peralta 6-0 6-3

DF: Ethel Bruce/Marion Farquhar d. Mrs Hendricks/Florence Sutton 6-1 6-1
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July 4-10, Tyrolean Championships, Innsbruck, Austria (Clay)


FI: Hedda Lichy d. H. Kommenda 6-3 10-8
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July 7-12, Championships of Eastern Germany, Sopot, Germany (Clay)


FI: Frau Szczesny d. Frau Tischbein 6-1 7-5
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began July 7, Illinois State Championship, Chicago, USA

FI: Miriam Steever d. Mrs. Neff 1-6 6-2 6-4

CR: Miriam Steever d. Edyhte (Edith?) Parker 7-5 6-4

DF: Edythe Parker/Miriam Steever d. Barnes/Lee 8-6 6-4

MX: Miriam Steever/Lee d. Philips/Philips 6-3 6-2
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July 9-14, North London Championships (Gipsy Open), London, England (Grass)

FI: Agnes Morton d. Beryl Tulloch 6-2 6-1
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began July 9, Canadian Championships, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada (Grass)
Venue: Queen's Royal.

CR: Lois Moyes d. Violet Summerhayes (holder) 6-3 6-3

It appears that there had been no women’s singles event at the Canadian Championships of 1905. Violet Summerhayes had won the women’s singles event at this tournament in the years 1899-1904.
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July 11-14, Welsh Championships, Newport, Wales (Grass)

SF: Maud Garfit d Charlotte Sterry ?? retires.

FI: May Sutton (US) d. Maud Garfit 6-1 6-0

DF: Charlotte Sterry/May Sutton (US) d. Maud Garfit/Edith Boucher 6-2 6-1

MX: Charlotte Sterry/Sidney H. Smith and Edith Boucher/John Boucher divided the prizes.

Sutton only drops two games in winning the singles.
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began July 12, Championships of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany, (clay)

FI: Hedwig Neresheimer d. Rosamund Salusbury (GB) 6-2 6-0

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July 12-14, Norfolk Championships, Norwich, Norfolk, England (Grass)

FI: Handicap only

From "Lawn Tennis and Badminton", July 18, 1906" "This new tournament was played on July 12, 13 and 14 on the fine ground at the Newmarket Road, which includes the courts of the Eaton Lawn Tennis Club. Perfect weather was enjoyed and with the ground in excellent trim and an entry totalling 340, it goes without saying that the meeting was a great success."

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Date unknown, Oregon State Championship, Portland, USA

FI: Nan Robertson d. Miss Booth 6-3 6-4

CR: Amy Heitshu d. Nan Robertson 8-6 6-0

DF: Amy Heitshu/Rachel Josephi d. Leslie Weidler/D. Morrison 6-3 6-1

MX: Nan Robertson/Wickersham d. Leslie Weidler/Goss 7-5 6-3

Rollo
Jan 5th, 2011, 12:50 AM
Second half of July


July 16-18, Shropshire Championships, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England (Grass)

FI: Violet Pinckney d. Maud Garfit 1-6 6-4 6-3

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July 16-21, Epsom, Surrey, England (Grass)

FI: Ethel Thomson d. Edith Johnson 6-2 6-0

DF: Dora Boothby/Gertrude Houselander d. Maud Brown/Ethel Thomson 3-6 6-1 6-4

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July 19-21, Leamington, Warwickshire, England (Grass)

FI: Violet Pinckney d. Berly Tulloch 6-4 6-4

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began July 20, Kentucky State Championship, Irvine, Kentucky, US
Venue: Estill Springs TC

FI: Miss Kellogg d. Miss Ratterman 5-7 6-2 6-3

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began July 21, Western Championships, Chicago, Illinois, USA (Grass)
Venue: Kenwood Country Club

FI: Mrs R.B. Neff d. Miriam Steever 5-7 6-4 6-2

DF: Carrie Neely/Mrs R.B. Neff d. Miss Parker/Miriam Steever 6-0 6-2

MX: Mrs R.B. Neff/Reuben G. Hunt d. Mrs G.E. Barnes/W.T. Hayes 7-5 6-1

Holder Myrtle McAteer did not defend her singles title.

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July 23-25, Vichy, Vichy, France (Clay)

FI: Katie Fenwick d. S. Linossier 6-2 6-3

MX: Katie Fenwick/Maurice Germot d. S. Linossier/ A. Muhr 6-3 6-3

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July 23-28, Midland Counties Championships, Edgbaston, Birmingham, England (Grass)

FI: Connie Wilson d. Alice Greene 6-1 3-6 6-4

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July 23-28, Redhill, London, England (Grass)

FI: Agnes Morton d. J. Brown 6-2 6-1

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July 23-28, East Grinstead, Sussex, England (Grass)

FI: Violet Pinckney d. Gladys Eastlake-Smith 14-16 6-1 8-6

MX: Gladys Eastlake-Smith/Reggie Doherty d. Violet Pinckney/Alfred Beamish 6-1 6-4

July 25-28, Santa Barbara, California, USA (Hard)

SF: Florence Sutton (owes 15) d. Miss Hutton (receives 30) 4-6 6-4 6-0
SF: Ethel Bruce (owes 15) d. Miriam Edwards (owes half 15) 6-1 6-0

FI: Florence Sutton d. Ethel Bruce 1-6 6-3 6-1

DF: Ethel Bruce/Miss Hutton d. Miss Early/Florence Sutton 7-5 7-5

MX: Florence Sutton/Simpson Sinasbaugh d. Ethel Bruce/Mr Donnell 6-4 6-3

Holder May Sutton did not defend her title. Ethel Bruce is also a Sutton by birth.

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July 26-28, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England (Grass)

FI: The women's singles event was handicap only

MX: J. Green/Arthur W Gore d. A. Hogg/AG Neilson 3-6 6-3 6-4 6-4

The mixed doubles final was a best-of-five sets match.

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Circa late July, Championships of Franzensbad, Franzensbad, Bohemia (Clay)

FI: Rosamund Salusbury (GB) d. Emmy Matuch (Ast) 7-5 6-0

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Circa July 24-August 2, Championships of Marienbad, Marienbad, Austria (Clay)

FI: Elsie Lane (GB) d. Marie Amende 7-5 11-9

DF: Dora Köring (Ger)/Elsie Lane (GB) d. Emmy Matuch/R. Salusbury (GB) 6-4 8-6

MX: Elsie Lane (GB)/Anthony Wilding (NZ) d. Margit Madarász (Hun)/Ladislav Zemla (Boh) 6-1 7-5


From page 395 of Tennis: a cultural history By Heiner Gillmeister (quoting an original German publication and translated into English) "Among the ladies, Miss Lane, famous of old, is considered the strongest. Her game is as plain as it is deadly safe, and so is her ugly backhand stroke. Her staying power is admirable." [Apparently Elsie had an unusual backhand stroke that was nonetheless efffective].

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July 27-30, Championships of Cologne, Cologne, Germany (Clay)

FI: Dagmar von Krohn d. Lucie Bergmann 6-4 5-7 6-0

MX: Lucie Bergmann/Paul Trasenster (Bel) d. Frau Herber/R. Wallet 6-3 6-3

Rollo
Jan 5th, 2011, 06:41 PM
First half of August

July 30-August 4, Shanklin, Isle of Wight

FI: Gladys Eastlake-Smith d. Mrs J.B. Perrett 8-6 6-2

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July 30-August 4, Northumberland Championships, Newcastle, Northumberland, England (Grass)

FI: May Sutton (US) d. Helen Aitchison 6-2 6-1

DF: A. Aitchison/Helen Aitchison d. Miss Kendal/Miss Mather 6-3 6-1

MX: May Sutton (US)/George Hillyard d. Helen Aitchison/H. Laws 6-0 6-4

May's entry was appreciated by organizers, for this event was hit with many last minute withdrawals, including Dorothea Douglass. May won an exhibition singles match against Sidney Smith. Sidey owed 30 and gave 15-he lost 6-2 6-1.

May left England on August 12th.

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circa July 28-August 5 Southern California Championships, Long Beach, California (Hard)
Venue: Ocean Park

PR: Alice Scott d. Miss Bundy 6-0 6-0
PR: Florence Sutton d Miss Seymour 6-2 6-0
PR: Ethel Sutton Bruce d Mary Brown 6-3 6-1

1R: Mrs Seymour d Madge Conger 6-0 6-4
1R: Bruce d Scott 7-5 6-0
1R: F. Sutton d Gabrielle Dobbins 6-2 6-1
1R: Eleanor Peralta d Miss Hutton 6-2 7-5

SF: Bruce d Mrs Seymour 6-0 6-0
SF: F. Sutton d Petralta 6-1 6-3

FI Ethel Sutton Bruce d Flo Sutton 6-1 6-4

DF: Ethel Bruce/Gabrielle Dobbins d. Eleanor Peralta/Mrs Seymour 6-1 6-3

MX: Miss Seymour/Alfonso Bell d. Marion Farquhar/Mr Bumillar 6-4 3-6 6-2


Ethel wins as the holder Mrs Harold Hope Doeg (aka Ethel's sister Violet) doesn't defend. Note the event began on a Monday (check calendar) Source is the Los Angeles Herald.
Mixed doubles finalist Marion Farquhar better known under her maiden name of Jones.

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began July 30, British Columbia Championships, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (Grass?)
Venue: Victoria Lawn Tennis club

SF: Alice Ryan (US) d. Elizabeth Ryan (US)

FI: Alice Ryan (USA) d. Marion Pitts [score?]

DF: Alice Ryan (USA)/Elizabeth Ryan (USA) d. Alice Bell/P. Pooley [score?]

MX: Alice Bell/Joe Tyler d. Pitts/A.T. Goward

This was one of the first tournament wins, if not the first tournament win, for Elizabeth Ryan, who was just 14 years old at the time. She won the doubles at this tournament with her older sister, Alice.

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began July 30, Quebec Championship, Montreal, Canada
Venue: Cote St. Antoine TC

FI: Mrs McCullock won

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August 6-10, Nova Scotia Championship, Amherst, Canada

FI: Mrs. F.T. Handsombody d E. Anderson ??

DF: Fraser/Graham d. Blair/Bigelow ??

MX: Handsombody/Handsombody d. Fraser/Jackson ??

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August 6-8, Suffolk Championships, Saxmundham, Suffolk, England (Grass)

FI: Agnes Morton d. Connie Wilson default

DF: H. Hughes D'Aeth/Agnes Morton d. Miss Gurney/Connie Wilson 6-3 6-2

MX: Agnes Morton/Herbert Roper-Barrett d. Connie Wilson/J Luard 3-6 6-4 6-3

Luard is probably Connie Wilson's future spouse.

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August 6-11, Scottish Championships, Moffat, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland (Grass)

FI: A.M. Ferguson d. Mrs Curtis-Whyte 6-3 8-6

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August 6-11, Essex Championships, Colchester, Essex, England (Grass)

CR: Agnes Morton (holder) d. Miss Tootell 6-2 6-0

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began August 7, Pacific Northwest Championships, Tacoma, Washington, USA (Grass)
Venue: Tacoma Lawn Tennis Club

FI: Elizabeth Ryan d. Alice Ryan 7-5 6-4

DF: Alice Ryan/Elizabeth Ryan d. Miss Loomis/Miss Robertson [score?]

MX: Elizabeth Ryan/J.A. Rithet d. Alice Ryan/R.H. Pooley 6-4 3-6 6-4

Elizabeth Ryan's first known tournament title in singles. She reversed a loss to her older sister Alice the previous week at British Columbia.

From Wright and Ditson. "In the ladies events the Ryans had everything their own way of course, local players having never been up against anything of this kind before." (p. 145)

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Circa August 13-18, Queensland Championships, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia (Grass)

ACF: Ethel Mant d. Mabel Mant 6-4 6-3

MX: [Maud] Larard*/Stanley N. Doust d. Miss Gordon/Mr. Gregg 6-4 6-4

Singles holder Rose Payten did not defend her title.

*Note that Mark has a B. Larard as mixed winner, GeeTee provided first name of Maud. For now I will go with Maud. in cases like this the proper name is likely to start with a B with Maud being a nickname.

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Began August 13 Vancouver Open, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Grass)
Venue: Vancouver Lawn Tennis Club

FI: Elizabeth Ryan (US) d Miss King

DF: Miss Polley/Elizabeth Ryan d Miss Hobson/Miss King

MX: Elizabeth Ryan/J. D. Hunter d Miss Polley/Major Williams

Information from Ted Tinling's book Love and Faults sheds more light on the Ryan sisters Pacific Northwest jaunt. Accordng to Elizabeth, "On out first trip we won every available prize in four tournaments: Vancouver, Victoria. Tacoma, and Seattle." (p 114 of Love and Faults). Ryan also recalls that it was in the Vancouver final that she first discovered the use of the volley due to a large rough patch on the court. "When Alice was on the good side she always seemed accurate enough to put the ball in the bad patch. After half-a dozen untakable bounces I was furious and accused her of cheating. Ryan then said to herself, "I have to stop this. I have to hit the ball before it bounces."

The preceding illustrates how Ryan started down the path to becoming the best volleyer of her era. This was also her first exposure to grass. On the west coast grass courts only existed in the north, where there was enough rain and a cool climate to support the surface.

Note that Ryan's memory is slightly off-as Wright and Ditson indicates she beat a Miss King in the Vancouver final. Either Ryan beat her sister her in an earlier round or she has the wrong venue. In light of Ryan's comments the information that "the seven grass courts never looked better" is amusing. There were some 500 to 600 spectators for the finals.

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August 13-18, Derbyshire Championships, Buxton, Derbyshire, England (Grass)

FI: Blanche Hillyard d. Connie Meyer 6-4 6-3

DF: Blanche Hillyard/Connie Meyer d. Hilda Lane/Mrs Schmitz 7-5 6-3

MX: ????

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August 13-18, East of England Championships, Felixstowe, Suffolk, England (Grass)

FI: Dorothea Douglass d. Connie Wilson 14-14 retired

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Circa 13-19 August, German Championships, Hamburg, Germany (Clay)

FI: Luise Berton d. M. Jewsbury (GB) 4-6 6-3 6-1

MX: Nelly Schmoller/Oscar Kreuzer d. Luise Berton/E. Spitz default

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Aug 14-17 Newport Casino Tournament , Newport, RI, US (GR)
Venue: Newport Casino

FI: Maud Barger-Wallach d. Edith Rotch 6-2 6-4.

DF: Marion Fenno/Eleanora Sears d. Agassiz/Edith Rotch 6-4 9-7

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August 13-18, Torquay, Devon, England (Grass)

FI: M. Lucas d. M. Stonham 6-2 6-4

Rollo
Jan 5th, 2011, 06:41 PM
Second half of August

began August 20 ?? Washington State, Seattle, Washington (Grass?)

FI: Elizabeth Ryan d Alice Ryan 7-5 3-6 6-3

DF: Alice Ryan/Elizabeth Ryan d Alice Bell (Can)/V. Pooley (Can) 6-4 6-3

MX: Alice Ryan/Harry Pooley (Can) d Elizabeth Ryan/Douglas Hunter 7-5 5-7 8-6

The date is an estimate based on the fact that the dates for the other 3 Pacific Northwest events from 1906 are known and Wright and Ditson indicates this event closed the circuit. Elizabeth Ryan won the singles in 3 of the 4 events on the circuit. The other singles winner was her sister Alice.

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August 20-25, North of England Championships, Scarborough, Yorkshire England (Grass?)

FI: L. Kendal d. Gladys Eastlake-Smith 6-4 6-1

MX: Gladys Eastlake-Smith/Reggie Doherty d. Miss Kendal/Major Fleming 6-1 6-0

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August 20-25, Cinque Ports Championships, Folkestone, Kent, England (Grass)

FI: Dora Boothby d. Mildred Coles 5-7 6-4 6-2

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August 20-25, Worthing, Sussex, England (Grass)

FI: Gertrude Houselander and Lottie Paterson divided the prizes

MX: Gertrude Houselander/Edward R. Allen and Lottie Paterson/Charles G. Allen divided the prizes

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August 20-25, Isle of Wight Championships, Ventnor, Isle of Wight

FI: Mrs J.B. Perrett d. Mrs Armstrong 6-8 8-6 6-2

MX: H. Harper/George Thomas d. Mrs J.B. Perrett/T. Pethick 7-5 6-3

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Circa August 20-26, Bad Homburg Tournament, Bad Homburg, Germany (Clay)

Singles (Draw=16)

1R: Dorothea Douglass (GB) d. Countess Helena Soumarokoff-Eltson (Rus) default
1R: Mrs Gardner d. Baronne d. Molembaix (Bel) 6-3 3-0 retired
1R: Cora Wilding (NZ) d. Hedwig Neresheimer default
1R: Frl Seligmann d. Mrs Sinclair-Westcott default
1R: Toupie Lowther (GB) d. A. Feindel 6-1 6-1
1R: H. Schmidt d. Frl Kirch default
1R: Contess Batthyany (Aut) d. M. Gans 6-4 6-8 6-2
1R: Blanche Hillyard (GB) d. Mlle de Chazal (Bel) 6-1 6-1

QF: Douglass d. Gardner 6-0 6-0
QF: Seligmann d. Wilding 6-1 6-0
QF: Lowther d. Schmidt 6-0 6-0
QF: Hillyard d. Batthyany 6-1 6-1

SF: Douglass d. Seligmann 6-0 6-0
SF: Hillyard d. Lowther 6-1 4-6 7-5

FI: Dorothea Douglass (GB) d. Blanche Hillyard (GB) 6-4 8-6

DF: Blanche Hillyard (GB)/Toupie Lowther (GB) d. Miss Gardner (GB)/Frl Seligmann 6-3 6-4

MX: Dorothea Douglass (GB)/Anthony F. Wilding (NZ) d. Blanche Hillyard (GB)/George Ball-Greene (Ire)6-0 6-3

The British contingent has a grand time motoring through Germany in Toupie Lowther's 40 horse power Mercedes. Dorothea received a silver gilt bowl and 3 jewelled brooch pins for winning here.

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August 27-September 1, Chichester, West Sussex, England (Grass)

FI: Charlotte Sterry d. Gertrude Houselander 2-6 6-1 6-2

Rollo
Jan 5th, 2011, 06:41 PM
First half of September

Circa early September, Championship of Pays d’Enhaut, Chateau d’Oex, Switzerland (Clay)

FI: Aurea Edgington (GB) d. Miss Chenery (Aus) 6-2 2-6 6-4

MX: Mrs Weir/C.B. Weir (GB) d. Miss Chenery (Aus)/Walter C. Crawley (GB) 6-2 3-6 7-5

Edgington is the married name of Aurea Farrington.

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September 1-8, Tri-State Championships, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (Clay)
Venue: Cincinnati Tennis Club

QF: Ruth Cowing d Marion Hunt 6-0 6-3
QF: Florence Sutton d Catherine Harper 6-2 6-0
QF: Mardi Hunt d Helen Homans 6-2 6-1
QF: Marjorie Dodd d Lula Belden 5-7 6-3 6-0

SF: F. Sutton d Cowing 6-0 6-1
SF: Dodd d Mardi Hunt default

FI: Florence Sutton d. Marjorie Dodd 6-0 6-1

CR: May Sutton (holder) d. Florence Sutton 7-5 6-2

DF: Marjorie Dodd/May Sutton d. Lulah Belden/Florence Sutton 6-3 3-6 6-3

MX: May Sutton/A.C. Way d. Florence Sutton/Josiah Belden 7-5 6-2

US National champ Helen Hunt goes down easily in the quarters. Florence came from across the country just to play this one event and meet up with her younger sister May. May was coming back from her English trip. Huge crowds turn out this year, with many being turned away at the gate.
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September 1-10, Pacific Coast Championships, San Rafael, California, USA (Hard)

Singles (Draw=11)

1R: Hazel Hotchkiss-bye
1R: Golda Myer-bye
1R: Ethel Sutton Bruce d Miss Garland 6-2 6-0
1R: Miss Peralta d. Miss Vallean 6-1 6-0

1R: Gabrielle Dobbins d. Miss Seymour 6-0 6-1
1R: Mrs Seymour-bye
1R: Miss Jones-bye
1R: Ethel Ratcliffe-bye

QF: Hotchkiss d Myer 6-4 7-9 8-6
QF: Bruce d Peralta 6-1 6-1
QF: Dobbins d Mrs Seymour ????
QF: Ratcliffe d Jones ????

SF: Hotchkiss d. Bruce 9-7 6-1
SF: Dobbins d. Ratcliffe 6-4 7-5

FI: Hazel Hotchkiss d. Gabrielle Dobbins 6-2 6-2

DF: Hazel Hotchkiss/Ethel Ratcliffe d. Ethel Bruce/Gabrielle Dobbins 6-4 6-4

MX: Hazel Hotchkiss/Charles Foley d. Golda Myer/George Janes [score?]


In the absence of the holder, May Sutton (still in the east after going to Wimbledon), Hazel Hotchkiss wins what is probably her biggest singles title to date. Hazel's upset over Ethel was probably the first time that someone other than a Sutton had beaten one of the Sutton sisters in a singles match.


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began September 3, Nyack Country Club Open, Nyack, New York, USA (Grass)
Venue: Nyack Country Club

FI: Helen Homans d. [Marie] Wagner 6-2 6-4

CR: Helen Homans d. Helen Pouch (holder) 6-1 6-2

DF: Mrs Bumstead/Mrs Platt d. Mrs Auferman/Mrs Chapman 6-1 6-4

MX: [Marie] Wagner/Henry Mollenhauser d. Helen Pouch/Mr Pouch 6-3 6-3

Pouch is the married name of Helen Hellwig.
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September 3-8, Sussex Championships, Brighton, Sussex, England (Grass)

SF: Charlotte Sterry d. Dora Boothby 6-2 6-3
SF: Violet Pinckney d. Connie Wilson default

FI: Charlotte Sterry d. Violet Pinckney 6-0 6-0

DF: Gertrude Houselander/Violet Pinckney d. Dora Boothby/Mrs Hemsted 6-1 9-7

MX: Dora Boothby/Albert D. Prebble and Violet Pinckney/Arthur H. Riseley divided the prizes.
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began September 3 , Boulogne-sur-Mer, Boulogne,France (Clay)

CR: M. Wright (GB) (holder) d. Miss Maidment 6-1 6-2
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began September 3, Dinard, Dinard, France (Clay)

FI: Katie Fenwick d. Vera Warden (US) 7-5 6-2

MX: Katie Fenwick/Wilberforce V Eaves (Aus) d. Vera Warden (US)/RV Forbes (GB) 6-3 6-3

Fenwick is the married name of Katie Gillou. holder Dorothea Douglass did not defend her title.
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September 4-9, Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Germany (Clay)

SF: Dorothea Douglass (GB) d Blanche Hillyard (GB) 6-1 9-7

FI: Dorothea Douglass (GB) d. Toupie Lowther (GB) 6-4 6-4

MX: Dorothea Douglass (GB)/Tony Wilding (NZ)/ d. Toupie Lowther (GB)/George Hillyard (GB) 6-3 6-2

A steady Dorothea won a tough fought match over the brilliant but erractic Toupie.
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First week of September, Ontario Championship, Toronto, Canada

FI: Lois Moyes d. Hedley 6-3 5-7 6-3

CR: Lois Moyes d. Hague w.o.
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September 10-15, Le Touquet, Le Touquet,France (Clay)

FI: Mrs Moritz d. M. Wright (GB) 6-3 6-4

DF: F. Levy/Mrs Moritz d. Mrs Jackson (GB)/M. Wright (GB) 6-1 6-3

MX: Miss Maidment/Kenneth Powell (GB)/ d. M. Wright (GB)/E.B. Milner (GB) 1-6 6-2 6-2
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September 10-18, South of England Championships, Eastbourne, East Sussex, England (Grass)
Venue: Devonshire Park

SF: Dorothea Douglass d Charlotte Sterry 6-4 8-10 6-2

FI: Dorothea Douglass d. Agnes Morton 3-6 6-3 6-2

DF: Agnes Morton/Charlotte Sterry d. Gertrude Houselander/Violet Pinckney 6-4 6-1

MX: Dorothea Douglass/George Hillyard d. Agnes Morton/A. Taylor default

A top-class, non-handicap women’s doubles event was a novelty at this tournament. Douglass drops her first set all year in the semi vs Sterry. The match was delayed by rain for 30 minutes after two sets. Morton wins a set in the final but cannot prevail. These two sets are the only ones Dorothea drops all year long-she is undefeated in ten tournaments.

Rollo
Jan 5th, 2011, 06:42 PM
Second half of September

September ???? Kent Coast Championships, Hythe, England, UK (Grass)

FI: Connie Wilson d Mildred Coles 6-0 6-2

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September 17-22, Welsh Covered Courts Championships, Llandudno, Wales (Indoors on Wood)

FI: Mrs Curtis-Whyte d. Miss Butler Lloyd 6-2 8-6

Rollo
Jan 5th, 2011, 06:42 PM
October

October 1-6, London Covered Courts Championships, London, England (Indoors on Wood)
Venue: Queen’s Club

FI: Gladys Eastlake-Smith d. Mildred Coles 6-0 6-3

MX: Gladys Eastlake-Smith/Reggie Doherty d. Mildred Coles/JB Ward 6-0 4-6 6-4

Holder Dorothea Douglass did not defend her title.
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Ends October 7 Metropolitan Championships Sydney, Australia (Grass)

No Ladies Singles

Doubles

FI: Miss Jones/Rose Payten d Lee/Lee 6-4 6-1

*Jones/Payten won the challenge round by default.

"Miss Payten is yet unapproached as a player and if she could only visit England for the championships there is little doubt she would be as sensationally successful as was the other Australian, Brookes."




October 13-28, Bay Counties Championships, San Francisco, California (Hard)

FI: Golda Myer d. Annabelle Vodden 7-5 7-5

CR: Hazel Hotckiss (holder) Golda Myer 6-4 10-8

MX: Won by Lucy Powdrell/Anthony Wilding
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began October 18, Championships of Portugal, Cascaes, Portugal (Clay)

FI: Miss Phillimore (GB) d. Anna Souza Continho 6-3 12-10
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October 24-29, Western Australian Championships, Perth, Western Australia, Australia (Grass)

FI: Rose Payten d. Miss Jones default

DF: Miss Jones/Rose Payten d. Mrs Blackmore/Miss Ross 6-0 6-2

MX: Rose Payten/Stanley Doust d. Mrs Walsh/Ernest Parker 6-0 6-4

Western Australian (30 October 1905)

"Miss Jones, refusing to take advantage of the continued indisposition of Miss Payten, forfeited the final."

Western Mail (3 November 1906)

"Broadly speaking, Miss Payten is all that had been said of her, and, in some respects, she is more. For instance, we were not told of her accuracy or, rather, it was not insisted upon. Whether standing behind the baseline or at the net, Miss Payten seldom strikes a ball that refuses to go where she would have it. On the other hand, from accounts that came to us it seemed that Miss Payten never served a ball that she did not follow in to the net. As a matter of fact, Miss Payten occasionally follows in, more often she prudently waits on the baseline for the return. Still, when she does follow in she is not to be stopped by hard driving for her volleying is as well polished as is her ground work. Expecially resourceful, she has a large number of strokes with which to vary her play and perplex her opponent.

Rollo
Jan 5th, 2011, 06:42 PM
November

Circa November 26-December 1, Victorian Championships, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Grass)

FI: Lily Addison d. Lorna Gyton 8-6 6-2

DF: Lorna Gyton/Miss Le Neveu d. Maisie Parr/L.E. Payne 6-3 6-1

MX: L.E. Payne/Eric O. Pockley d. Miss Le Neveu/Stanley N. Doust 8-6 6-3

Rollo
Jan 5th, 2011, 06:43 PM
December

December 26 1906-January 1, 1907, New Zealand Championships, Christchurch, New Zealand (Grass)

FI: Kate Nunneley d. Annie Kellet-Baker (Aus) 6-2 6-0

DF: Annie Kellet-Baker (Aus)/Kate Nunneley d. Miss Campbell/Lucy Powdrell 6-4 6-1

MX: Lucy Powdrell/Tony Wilding d. Miss Gray/Mr Goss 6-0 6-0

This year this tournament incorporated the Australasian Championships (later the Australian Championships). There was no separate women’s singles event.

Rollo
Jan 11th, 2011, 12:31 AM
Comings and Goings


Married

Violet Sutton, to Mr Doeg, early in 1906. She would eventually have 6 children.

Connie Wilson was ill for much of the 1906.

austinrunner
Jul 30th, 2011, 03:22 AM
Week of June 18
New Jersey State Championships, Morristown Field Club, Morristown, New Jersey

Singles

ACF: Edna Wilday d. Miss Smith 6-3, 6-3

CR: Alice L. Day Beard d. Wilday 4-6, 6-4, 6-1

Mixed Doubles

1R: C. W. Throckmorton / Miss Brooks d. C. D. M. Cole / Miss Stern 6-2, 6-2
1R: F. H. Glazbrook / Edna Wilday advanced by walkover versus L. F. Freeman / ________
1R: Herman Behr / Mrs. C. P. Hale d. P. Merrill / Mrs. Ford 6-3, 6-0
1R: H. McK. Glazbrook / Miss Swords d. ________ / Mrs. Creamer 8-6, 3-6, 8-6

Week of June 25
Middle Atlantic States Championships, Orange Lawn Tennis Club, Mountain Station, New Jersey
Grass

Singles

1R: Esther Smith d. Phoebe Reynolds 6-4, 6-2
1R: Mrs. E. H. Underhill advanced by walkover versus Miss Clay
1R: Miss Coffin d. Eleanor Souther 6-2, 1-6, 6-1
1R: Alice L. Day Beard d. Edna Wilday 6-3, 2-6, 6-2
1R: Mrs. D. F. Platt d. Mrs. Auferman 7-5, 2-6, 6-4
1R: Mrs. C. C. Hale advanced by walkover versus Corinne Robinson
1R: Mrs. L. S. Coe d. Miss Freeman 6-2, 6-1
1R: Helen Homans McLean advanced by walkover versus Mrs. Hague

QF: Smith d. Underhill 6-4, 6-4
QF: Day Beard d. Coffin 6-2, 6-3
QF: Platt d. Hale 6-0, 6-2
QF: Homans McLean d. Coe 6-0, 6-4

SF: Day Beard d. Smith 6-3, 6-1
SF: Homans McLean d. Platt 6-4, 3-6, 6-2

ACF: Homans McLean d. Day Beard 6-0, 6-2

Women's Doubles

1R/QF: Edna Wilday / Miss Hole d. Phoebe Reynolds / Miss Freeman 6-2, 6-3
1R/QF: Esther Smith / Mrs. Auferman versus ________ / ________
1R/QF: Mrs. D. F. Platt / Mrs. L. S. Coe d. Margaret Lee / Miss Coffin 6-0, 6-3
1R/QF: Eleanor Souther / Miss Underhill d. Helen Homans McLean / Mrs. C. D. Cleveland 6-4, 6-4

SF: Wilday / Hole d. Smith / Auferman 6-3, 6-4
SF: Platt / Coe d. Souther / Underhill 6-2, 6-2

F: Platt / Coe d. Wilday / Hole 6-2, 6-3

Helen Homans McLean won the singles title at the U.S. National Championships the week before, with Mrs. D. F. Platt & Mrs. L. S. Coe winning the doubles title there. Carrie B. Neely did not defend her singles title.

GeeTee
Aug 4th, 2011, 12:20 AM
A few bits of trivia:

Sydney Morning Herald (13 March 1906)

"Miss Payten (was) but a pale image of her usual self, and to those who know her play it was almost painful to see her reduced by sickness to an absolute inability to run for a ball out of her reach. Still she played a fine game. Fortunately Miss Payten has practically recovered from her sickness, and next year she may win back all her championships."

7 October Metropolitan Championships Sydney

Ladies Singles not conducted

DF Payten/Jones d Lee/Lee 64 61
CR Payten/Jones d holders wo

"Miss Payten is yet unapproached as a player and if she could only visit England for the championships there is little doubt she would be as sensationally successful as was the other Australian, Brookes."

Western Australian (30 October 1905)

"Miss Jones, refusing to take advantage of the continued indisposition of Miss Payten, forfeited the final."

Western Mail (3 November 1906)

"Broadly speaking, Miss Payten is all that had been said of her, and, in some respects, she is more. For instance, we were not told of her accuracy or, rather, it was not insisted upon. Whether standing behind the baseline or at the net, Miss Payten seldom strikes a ball that refuses to go where she would have it. On the other hand, from accounts that came to us it seemed that Miss Payten never served a ball that she did not follow in to the net. As a matter of fact, Miss Payten occasionally follows in, more often she prudently waits on the baseline for the return. Still, when she does follow in she is not to be stopped by hard driving for her volleying is as well polished as is her ground work. Expecially resourceful, she has a large number of strokes with which to vary her play and perplex her opponent.

Rollo
Sep 6th, 2011, 01:00 PM
Updated. I also added in some scores and names to the New Jersey event.

Jimbo109
Oct 14th, 2011, 09:49 AM
began July 7, Illinois State Championship, Chicago, Usa
Venue: Aztec TC

FI: Miriam Steever d. mrs Neff 1-6 6-2 6-4

CR: Steever d. Edythe Parker 7-5 6-4 (probably Edith Parker)

DF: Parker/Steever d. Barnes/Lee 8-6 6-4

MX: Steever/Lee d. miss & mr Philips 6-3 6-2

Jimbo109
Oct 14th, 2011, 10:12 AM
???, Oregon State Championship, Portland, Usa

FI: miss Nan Robertson d. miss Booth 6-3 6-4

CR: miss Amy Heitshu d. Robertson 8-6 6-0

DF: Heitshu/miss Rachel Josephi d. miss Leslie Weidler/miss D.Morrison 6-3 6-1

MX: Robertson/Wickersham d. Weidler/Goss 7-5 6-3

Jimbo109
Oct 14th, 2011, 11:12 AM
first week September, Ontario Championship, Toronto, Canada

FI: Moyes d. Hedley 6-3 5-7 6-3

CR: Moyes d. Hague wo

Jimbo109
Oct 14th, 2011, 11:17 AM
began July 30, Province of Quebec Championship, Montreal, Canada
Venue: Cote St.Antoine TC

FI: mrs McCullock d. ??

Jimbo109
Oct 14th, 2011, 11:28 AM
August 6-10, Nova Scotia Championship, Amherst, Canada

FI: mrs F.T.Handsombody d. miss E.Anderson ??

DF: Fraser/Grahame d. Blair/Bigelow ??

MX: mrs & mr Handsombody d. Fraser/Jackson ??

DavidK
Nov 7th, 2011, 03:10 PM
Above additions from Jimbo have been edited in

Jimbo109
Nov 19th, 2011, 05:32 PM
Week of June 25 Middle Atlantic States Championships, , Mountain Station, New Jersey, US (Grass)
Venue: Orange Lawn Tennis Club

Draw=16

1R: Esther Smith d. Phoebe Reynolds 6-4 6-2
1R: Mrs EH. Underhill d Miss Clay default
1R: Sarah Coffin d. Eleanor Souther 6-2 1-6 6-1
1R: Alice Day d. Edna Wilday 6-3 2-6 6-2

1R: Mrs DF Platt d. Mrs Auferman 7-5 2-6 6-4
1R: Mrs CC Hale d Corinne Robinson default
1R: Mrs LS. Coe d. Miss Freeman 6-2 6-1
1R: Helen Homans d Mrs. Hague default

QF: Smith d. Underhill 6-4 6-4
QF: Day d. Coffin 6-2 6-3
QF: Platt d. Hale 6-0 6-2
QF: Homans d. Coe 6-0 6-4

SF: Day d. Smith 6-3 6-1
SF: Homans d. Platt 6-4 3-6 6-2

FI: Helen Homans d. Alice Day 6-0 6-2

Doubles (Draw=7 or 8)

1R: Miss Hole/Edna Wildey d. Miss Freeman/Phoebe Reynolds 6-2 6-3
1R: Mrs Auferman/Esther Smith d ????
1R: Mrs LS Coe/Mrs DS Platt d. Sarah Coffin/Margaret Lee 6-0 6-3
1R: Eleanor Souther /Miss Underhill d. Mrs CD Cleveland/Helen Homans 6-4 6-4

SF: Hole/Wilday d. Auferman/Smith 6-3 6-4
SF: Coe/Platt d. Souther/Underhill 6-2 6-2

FI: Mrs LS Coe/Mrs DS Platt d. Miss Hole/Edna Wilday 6-2 6-3

Helen Homans McLean won the singles title at the U.S. National Championships the week before, with Mrs DF Platt & Mrs LS. Coe winning the doubles title there. Carrie B. Neely did not defend her singles title.



According to "Wright & Ditson for 1907" at page 55, this was the Middle States Championships.
The book shows the final result only, and adds that in CR Helen Homans won by default from Miss Neely.
Really, the Middle Atlantic States Championships have held in Washington D.C. , not in New Jersey, and for this tournament W&D shows men results only.

DavidK
Dec 24th, 2011, 07:08 PM
Good spot, Jimbo. Yes the Middle States section is essentially Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware and the Mid-Atlantic section is Maryland, Virginia and DC. I have changed it.

Jimbo109
Dec 25th, 2011, 07:15 PM
Good spot, Jimbo. Yes the Middle States section is essentially Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware and the Mid-Atlantic section is Maryland, Virginia and DC. I have changed it.

Thank you David !

Jimbo109
Mar 12th, 2012, 12:18 AM
May 28-June 2, Irish Championships, Dublin, Ireland (Grass)
Venue: Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club, Wilton Place

FI: Winifred Longhurst d. Mabel Parton 6-1, 6-1

No women’s doubles event was held this year.

MX: Mrs Barker/Frank L. Riseley d. Winifred Longhurst/S. Solomons 8-6 6-8 6-4

Parton was the second married name of Mabel Bramwell, formerly Mabel Squire.



Parton was her first husband, because Squire, and not Bramwell, was her maiden name.

http://www.agelastos.com/genealogy/getperson.php?personID=I1368&tree=agelasto

Jimbo109
Mar 31st, 2012, 01:28 PM
April 23-28, Covered Courts Championships, London, England (Indoors on Wood)
Venue: Queen’s Club

CR: Dorothea Douglass d. Hilda Lane (holder) 6-2 6-0

MXCR: Dorothea Douglass/Anthony F. Wilding (NZ)d. Gladys Eastlake-Smith/Reggie Doherty (holders) 2-6 6-2 6-1


The exact tournament's name was "British Covered Court Championships", not to be confused with the "London Covered Court Championships" of following years, also played at Queen's Club.

DavidK
Apr 14th, 2012, 01:17 PM
Above corrections made, thanks Jimbo

Jimbo109
May 31st, 2012, 05:21 AM
began July 30, British Columbia Championships, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (Grass?)

FI: Elizabeth Ryan (USA) d. Marion Pitts [score?]

DF: Alice Ryan (USA)/Elizabeth Ryan (USA) d. Alice Bell/P. Pooley [score?]

This was one of the first tournament wins, if not the first tournament win, for Elizabeth Ryan, who was just 14 years old at the time. She also won the doubles at this tournament with her older sister, Alice.



Source: Wright & Ditson

SF: Alice Ryan d. Elizabeth Ryan ??

FI: Alice Ryan d. Marion Pitts ??

MX: Alice Bell/Joe Tyler d. Pitts/A.T.Goward ??

Jimbo109
Jun 10th, 2012, 03:18 PM
Info provided by GeeTee

April, Tasmanian Championships, Launceston

FI: Amy Rex d. L. Arthur 64 64

DavidK
Jun 17th, 2012, 02:16 PM
Corrected BC and added Tasmania

elegos7
Dec 9th, 2012, 07:10 PM
February

February ???? Coronado Tournament, Coronado, California, US (Hard)
Venue: Coronado Country Club

FI: May Sutton d Florence Sutton ???

MX: Florence Sutton and partner d May Sutton and partner

Source: Alan Little's book on May-page 10.
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Here is what I have:
Feb 18 1906
Coronado Hotel, San Diego USA: May Sutton (USA) – Florence Sutton (USA) 6-0 6-1

DavidK
Dec 15th, 2012, 11:12 AM
Thanks Karoly, additional Coronado information has been added

newmark401
Dec 22nd, 2012, 06:59 PM
Circa 19-26 May, First Czech Lawn Tennis Club, Prague, Czechoslovakia (Clay)

For the Czechoslovakian Championships

FI: Emmy Matuch d. Frau Weinzettel 6-0, 4-6, 6-3
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DavidK
Dec 23rd, 2012, 02:48 PM
Thanks Mark, it has been edited in

Jimbo109
Feb 13th, 2013, 02:02 PM
??, Danish Outdoor Championships

FI: Sophie Castenschiold d. ??

DavidK
Mar 6th, 2013, 09:23 PM
Danish added at beginning of thread

newmark401
Apr 27th, 2013, 07:38 PM
June 4-6, East Surrey Championships, Croydon, London, England (Grass)

FI: Gladys Eastlake-Smith d. Mrs Hemsted 6-3, 4-6, 8-6
--

XDF: Albert Prebble/Dora Boothby d. Clement Cazalet/Gladys Eastlake-Smith 6-2, 4-6, 9-7
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newmark401
Apr 27th, 2013, 07:39 PM
July 19-21, Leamington, Warwickshire, England (Grass)

FI: Violet Pinckney d. Berly Tulloch 6-4, 6-4
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newmark401
Apr 27th, 2013, 07:40 PM
July 26-28, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England (Grass)

FI: The women's singles event was handicap only
--

XDF: Arthur W. Gore/J. Green d. A.G. Neilson/A. Hogg 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4*

* The mixed doubles final was a best-of-five sets match.
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Jimbo109
Apr 28th, 2013, 06:17 PM
June 4-6, East Surrey Championships, Croydon, London, England (Grass)

FI: Gladys Eastlake-Smith d. Mrs Hemsted 6-3, 4-6, 8-6

XDF: Albert Prebble/Dora Boothby d. Clement Cazalet/Gladys Eastlake-Smith 6-2, 4-6, 9-7
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Mrs Hemsted is probably Ellen Stawell-Brown (Tim Henman's great-grandmother) that married Edmund Spencer Hemsted in 1906.

Jimbo109
May 2nd, 2013, 09:50 PM
From this thread:
http://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=398262

??, Les Avants, Switzerland (Clay)

FI: Aurea Farrington (GB) d. ??

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??, Belgian Championships, Brussels (Clay)

FI: Mlle Dufrenoy d. ??

Jimbo109
May 15th, 2013, 08:32 AM
began July 20, Kentucky State Championship, Irvine, US
Venue: Estill Springs TC

FI: Miss Kellogg d. Miss Ratterman 5-7 6-2 6-3

newmark401
Aug 1st, 2013, 07:12 PM
July 16-21, Epsom, Surrey, England (Grass)

FI: Ethel Thomson d. Edith Johnson 6-2, 6-0
--

DF: Dora Boothby/Gertrude Houselander d. Maud Brown/Ethel Thomson 3-6, 6-1, 6-4
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newmark401
Aug 1st, 2013, 07:13 PM
June 27-30, Sunderland, Durham, England (Grass)

FI: Helen Aitchison d. N. Jewsbury 6-0, 6-2
--

XDF: H. Laws/Helen Aitchison d. F. Carrick/Alice Aitchison 6-3, 8-6
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newmark401
Aug 1st, 2013, 07:14 PM
July 16-18, Shropshire Championships, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England (Grass)

FI: Violet Pinckney d. Maud Garfit 1-6, 6-4, 6-3
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newmark401
Aug 1st, 2013, 07:14 PM
July 23-28, Redhill, London, England (Grass)

FI: Agnes Morton d. J. Brown 6-2, 6-1
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newmark401
Aug 1st, 2013, 07:15 PM
July 30-August 4, Shanklin, Isle of Wight

FI: Gladys Eastlake-Smith d. Mrs J.B. Perrett 8-6, 6-2
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newmark401
Aug 1st, 2013, 07:17 PM
July 23-28, East Grinstead, Sussex, England (Grass)

FI: Violet Pinckney d. Gladys Eastlake-Smith 14-16, 6-1, 8-6
--

XDF: Reginald Doherty/Gladys Eastlake-Smith d. Alfred Beamish/Violet Pinckney 6-1, 6-4
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newmark401
Aug 1st, 2013, 07:25 PM
August 6-8, Suffolk Championships, Saxmundham, Suffolk, England (Grass)

FI: Agnes Morton d. Connie Wilson, walkover
--

DF: H. Hughes D'Aeth/Agnes Morton d. Miss Gurney/Connie Wilson 6-3, 6-2
--

XDF: Herbert Roper-Barrett/Agnes Morton d. J. Luard/Connie Wilson 3-6, 6-4, 6-3
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newmark401
Aug 1st, 2013, 07:26 PM
August 20-25, Worthing, Sussex, England (Grass)

FI: Gertrude Houselander and Lottie Paterson divided the prizes
--

XDF: Edward R. Allen/Gertrude Houselander and Charles G. Allen/Lottie Paterson divided the prizes
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newmark401
Aug 1st, 2013, 07:28 PM
August 20-25, Isle of Wight Championships, Ventnor, Isle of Wight

FI: Mrs J.B. Perrett d. Mrs Armstrong 6-8, 8-6, 6-2
--

XDF: George Thomas/H. Harper d. T. Pethick/Mrs J.B. Perrett 7-5, 6-3
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newmark401
Aug 1st, 2013, 07:53 PM
July 12-14, Norfolk Championships, Norwich, Norfolk, England (Grass)

FI: Handicap only
--

From "Lawn Tennis and Badminton", July 18, 1906" "This new tournament was played on July 12, 13 and 14 on the fine ground at the Newmarket Road, which includes the courts of the Eaton Lawn Tennis Club. Perfect weather was enjoyed and with the ground in excellent trim and an entry totalling 340, it goes without saying that the meeting was a great success."
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Jimbo109
Sep 14th, 2013, 05:30 AM
Info found by "the computer":

??, Crystal Palace, England

FI: Gladys Eastlake-Smith d. Dora Boothby, walkover

newmark401
Oct 17th, 2013, 10:28 AM
February 22-27, Monte Carlo, Monaco (Clay)

Draw of 9

1R = First round

1R: Mrs P.N. Morton (GBR) d. Mlle van Hossbrouck 6-3, 6-3

Seven players had a bye.
--

QF: Gladys Eastlake-Smith (GBR) d. Mrs P.N. Morton (GBR) 6-0, 6-1
QF: Rosamund Salusbury (GBR) d. Mrs McDonald 6-2, 6-1
QF: Vera Warden (USA) d. Jessie Tripp (GBR) 9-7, 6-4
QF: Amy Ransome (GBR) d. Miss Willford 6-3, 6-3
--

SF: Gladys Eastlake-Smith (GBR) d. Rosamund Salusbury (GBR) 6-0, 6-2
SF: Amy Ransome (GBR) d. Vera Warden (USA) 4-6, 6-4, 8-6
--

FI: Gladys Eastlake-Smith (GBR) d. Amy Ransome (GBR) 6-4, 6-2
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newmark401
Oct 17th, 2013, 10:29 AM
August 13-18, Torquay, Devon, England (Grass)

FI: Muriel Lucas d. M. Stonham 6-2, 6-4
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newmark401
Oct 17th, 2013, 10:30 AM
Circa August 20-26, Bad Homburg, Germany (Clay)

Draw of 16

1R = First round

1R: Dorothea Douglass (GBR) d. Countess Helena Soumarokoff-Eltson (RUS), walkover
1R: Mrs Gardner d. Baronne d. Molembaix (BEL) 6-3, 3-0, retired
1R: Cora Wilding (NZL) d. Hedwig Neresheimer, walkover
1R: Frl Seligmann d. Mrs Sinclair-Westcott, walkover
1R: Toupie Lowther (GBR) d. A. Feindel 6-1, 6-1
1R: H. Schmidt d. Frl Kirch, walkover
1R: Fürstin Batthyany (AUT) d. M. Gans 6-4, 6-8, 6-2
1R: Blanche Hillyard (GBR) d. Mlle de Chazal (BEL) 6-1, 6-1
--

QF: Dorothea Douglass (GBR) d. Mrs Gardner 6-0, 6-0
QF: Frl Seligmann d. Cora Wilding (NZL) 6-1, 6-0
QF: Toupie Lowther (GBR) d. H. Schmidt 6-0, 6-0
QF: Blanche Hillyard (GBR) d. Fürstin Batthyany (AUT) 6-1, 6-1
--

SF: Dorothea Douglass (GBR) d. Frl Seligmann 6-0, 6-0
SF: Blanche Hillyard (GBR) d. Toupie Lowther (GBR) 6-1, 4-6, 7-5
--

FI: Dorothea Douglass (GBR) d. Blanche Hillyard (GBR) 6-4, 8-6
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Hugues Daniel
Nov 1st, 2013, 11:12 AM
First half of August

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began July 30, British Columbia Championships, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (Grass?)

SF: Alice Ryan (US) d. Elizabeth Ryan (US)

FI: Alice Ryan (USA) d. Marion Pitts [score?]

DF: Alice Ryan (USA)/Elizabeth Ryan (USA) d. Alice Bell/P. Pooley [score?]

MX: Alice Bell/Joe Tyler d. Pitts/A.T. Goward

This was one of the first tournament wins, if not the first tournament win, for Elizabeth Ryan, who was just 14 years old at the time. She also won the doubles at this tournament with her older sister, Alice.

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But it's her sister Alice who won this one, right? ;)

Keep on the great work everybody! :yeah:

Hugues Daniel
Nov 1st, 2013, 11:26 AM
began August 7, Pacific Northwest Championships, Tacoma, Washington, USA (Grass)

FI: Elizabeth Ryan d. Alice Ryan 7-5 6-4

DF: Alice Ryan/Elizabeth Ryan d. Miss Loomis/Miss Robertson [score?]

MX: Elizabeth Ryan/J.A. Rithet d. Alice Ryan/R.H. Pooley 6-4 3-6 6-4
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I wouldn't be surprised if Nollo actually meant to put the comment above for this one, a few days below in August.

Hugues Daniel
Nov 1st, 2013, 02:03 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rollo View Post
began July 30, British Columbia Championships, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (Grass?)

FI: Elizabeth Ryan (USA) d. Marion Pitts [score?]

DF: Alice Ryan (USA)/Elizabeth Ryan (USA) d. Alice Bell/P. Pooley [score?]

This was one of the first tournament wins, if not the first tournament win, for Elizabeth Ryan, who was just 14 years old at the time. She also won the doubles at this tournament with her older sister, Alice.


Source: Wright & Ditson

SF: Alice Ryan d. Elizabeth Ryan ??

FI: Alice Ryan d. Marion Pitts ??

MX: Alice Bell/Joe Tyler d. Pitts/A.T.Goward ??

Oh, I hadn't seen this. Looks like Nollo's comment became confusing only after Jimbo's correction from another source. :scratch:

Rollo
Nov 1st, 2013, 03:18 PM
Thank you for reading our pages and the comments Hugues Daniel:)

I will double check the old Wright and Ditson to confirm which Ryan won these events.

Glad you enjoy these.

P.S.Love your avatar pic with the old boxed tennis set. I would dearly like to own one.

Rollo
Nov 1st, 2013, 04:37 PM
All added to this point. Win of Alice over Elizabeth at the firat event confirmed, so Elizabeth won 3 of the 4 events on the Pac Northwest circuit that year.

Thanks all.

newmark401
Nov 1st, 2013, 06:02 PM
April 23-28, Covered Court Championships, London, England (Indoors on Wood)
Venue: Queen’s Club

Draw of 7

1R = First round

1R: Dorothea Douglass d. Edith Greville 6-2, 6-4
1R: Toupie Lowther d. "Miss Arnold" 6-1, 6-4

Two players had a bye.
--

SF: Dorothea Douglass d. Gladys Eastlake-Smith 6-1, 6-1
SF: Toupie Lowther d. "A.N. Other", walkover
--

ACF: Dorothea Douglass d. Toupie Lowther 7-5, 6-2
--

CR: Dorothea Douglass d. Hilda Lane (holder) 6-2, 6-0
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newmark401
Nov 1st, 2013, 06:08 PM
June 4-9, Northern Tournament, Aigburth, Liverpool, England (Grass)

Draw of 21

1R = First round

1R: Dorothea Douglass d. Blanche Hillyard 7-5, 6-2
1R: Maud Garfit d. Winifred Longhurst, walkover
1R: Charlotte Sterry d. Mrs T. Patterson, walkover
1R: F. Hollins d. M. Brown 8-6, 8-6
1R: May Sutton (USA) d. Mrs Chapman, walkover

Eleven players had a bye.
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2R: Dorothea Douglass d. Maud Garfit 8-6, 6-2
2R: Edith Longhurst d. Mrs German, walkover
2R: A. Brown d. A. Cannon 6-2, 3-6, 6-4
2R: Ethel Thomson d. Connie Meyer 6-0, 6-1
2R: Violet Pinckney d. Ruth Winch, walkover
2R: C. Hollins d. D. Eccles 6-2, 6-0
2R: Charlotte Sterry d. F. Hollins 6-2, retired
2R: May Sutton (USA) d. Miss Sturton 6-0, 6-1
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QF: Dorothea Douglass d. Edith Longhurst 6-1 6-2
QF: Ethel Thomson d. A. Brown 6-0, 6-0
QF: Violet Pinckney d. Miss Hollins 6-2, 7-5
QF: May Sutton (USA) d. Charlotte Sterry 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
--

SF: Dorothea Douglass d. Ethel Thomson 8-6 6-4
SF: May Sutton (USA) d. Violet Pinckney, walkover
--

FI: Dorothea Douglass d. May Sutton (USA) 7-5, 6-2

From “Lawn Tennis and Badminton”, June 13, 1906:

“Miss Douglass was known to be in magnificent form, by her previous performances this year; and the writer, who won a small bet of 2 to 1 on her, has never seen Miss Douglass play better. Miss Sutton started serving, and deuce was called twice before the first game fell to Miss Douglass. Throughout the match, and especially in the first set, Miss Sutton kept a much better length than Miss Douglass, Miss Douglass sending nearly every return to Miss Sutton’s backhand, and never sending them very deep. Her game seemed to get Miss Sutton out of position by driving the ball across the court on to Miss Sutton’s backhand, and then to finish the rest by one of her famous forehand cross-court drives. And so well did she play that the first three games quickly fell to her.

“Miss Sutton now seemed to wake up, and by means of her wonderful forehand drives, won the next four games straight off the reel, the fourth being a love game. Four-three was called in Miss Sutton’s favour, and English hopes began to sink somewhat – recalling Miss Sutton’s performances in this country last year. However, Miss Douglass won the next game with the loss of one point. Four games all!

“The ninth also fell to Miss Douglass on Miss Sutton’s service, but she lost her own service and five games all was called. Tremendous excitement prevailed. Which would win the first set? But Miss Douglass rose equal to the occasion, and by means of superb play and some seemingly impossible backhand saves, won the next two games with the loss of only two points. First set to Miss Douglass at 7 games to 5; and Miss Sutton lost her second set in open singles.

“Miss Sutton started the service in the second set, and got to 30-love, only to lose the game after deuce had been called. The next, a deuce game, fell to Miss Sutton. One game all! But Miss Douglass now played as she never played before, and by means of her magnificent forehand cross-court drives, and some wonderful backhand saves, quickly brought the score up to 5 games to 2 in her favour. In the eighth and last game Miss Sutton completely altered her tactics. Both ladies had hitherto played entirely from the baseline, but now Miss Sutton, realising that something desperate must be attempted, came up to the net and volleyed, but although this was partially successful, it was too late to alter her style of play.

“Miss Douglass was serving and got to 30-love. Miss Sutton, however, won the next two points by some good volleying, but lost the next, and 40-30 was called in Miss Douglass’s favour. The latter got four times within a point of the match before winning the set and match, Miss Sutton bringing the score back to deuce by well-placed kills. Then ‘vantage to Miss Douglass was again called, and after a good rally the game fell to Miss Douglass, and the set at 6-2. And Miss Sutton retired defeated for the first time in open singles for over two years.”
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newmark401
Nov 1st, 2013, 06:17 PM
Wimbledon report here.

newmark401
Nov 1st, 2013, 06:17 PM
June 18-23, London Championships, Queen’s Club, London, England (Grass)

Draw of 16

1R = First round

1R: Ethel Thomson d. Beryl Tulloch 6-8, 6-4, 7-5
1R: E. Sargeant d. Aurea Farrington 6-4, 6-3
1R: E. Mayne d. Mrs Hawker 6-4, 6-2
1R: Edith Johnson d. C. Everard 6-4, 6-4
1R: Daisy Kercheval-Hole d. Mrs Bagenal 6-2, 6-1
1R: Miss Huleatt d. Mrs Westcott 6-3, 6-2
1R: Edith Greville d. Mabel Parton 6-1, 6-1
1R: Mildred Coles d. Miss Monckton 6-3, 10-8
--

QF: Ethel Thomson d. E. Sargeant 6-4, 6-2
QF: Edith Johnson d. E. Mayne 7-5, 6-4
QF: Daisy Kercheval-Hole d. Miss Huleatt 6-2, 6-2
QF: Mildred Coles d. Edith Greville 6-3, 6-3
--

SF: Ethel Thomson d. Edith Johnson 6-1, 6-3
SF: Mildred Coles d. Daisy Kercheval-Hole 6-3, 6-1
--

FI: Ethel Thomson d. Mildred Coles 6-2, 6-1
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newmark401
Nov 1st, 2013, 06:20 PM
July 30-August 4, Northumberland Championships, Newcastle, Northumberland, England (Grass)

Draw of 13

1R = First round

1R: May Sutton (USA) d. Alice Aitchison 6-3, 6-2
1R: Lucy Kendal d. M. Crawford 6-1, 6-1
1R: Miss Everard d. Mrs J. Foster 6-0, 6-2
1R: Bertha Holder d. Dorothea Douglass, walkover
1R: Helen Aitchison d. Mrs P. Morton 6-3, 6-1

Three players had a bye.
--

QF: May Sutton (USA) d. Lucy Kendal 6-1, 6-1
QF: Miss Everard d. H. Mather 6-1, 7-5
QF: G. Sisterton d. E. Carmouche 7-5, 6-0
QF: Helen Aitchison d. Bertha Holder 6-1, 6-3
--

SF: May Sutton (USA) d. Miss Everard 6-0, 6-1
SF: Helen Aitchison d. G. Sisterton 6-0, 6-0
--

FI: May Sutton (USA) d. Helen Aitchison 6-2, 6-1
--

From “Lawn Tennis and Badminton”, August 8, 1906:

“The entry for the Northumberland Lawn Tennis Association 25th County Open Tournament promised to make it one of the most successful and interesting tennis events of the season, but unfortunately several of the entrants were unavoidably prevented from being present. A regretful letter was received from Miss Dorothea Douglass intimating a complete breakdown, while Mrs Charlotte Sterry was suffering from a mishap which effectively compelled her absence. Several other prominent players were absent through various causes. The presence of Miss May Sutton, the American lady champion, who made her first appearance in Newcastle, made the programme of more than ordinary interest. If Miss Sutton appreciated the Northern hospitality as much as the Northerners appreciated her play, this will certainly not be her last visit to this city.”
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newmark401
Nov 1st, 2013, 06:23 PM
July 11-14, Welsh Championships, Newport, Wales (Grass)

Draw of 8

QF: May Sutton (USA) d. E. Hudd, walkover
QF: Lilias Raikes* d. C. Anthony 9-11, 6-2, 7-5
QF: Charlotte Sterry d. Edith Longhurst 7-5, 6-1
QF: Maud Garfit d. Edith Boucher 7-5, 7-5

* The married name of Lilias Cochrane.
--

SF: May Sutton (USA) d. Lilias Raikes 6-1, retired
SF: Maud Garfit d. Charlotte Sterry 3-6, 2-0, retired
--

FI: May Sutton (USA) d. Maud Garfit 6-1, 6-0
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newmark401
Nov 1st, 2013, 06:27 PM
Circa August 13-19, German Championships, Hamburg, Germany (Clay)

Draw of 14

1R = First round

1R: Luise Berton d. Edith Knapp 6-2, 6-1
1R: M. Achenbach d. Nelly Schmoller 6-3, 6-2
1R: Edith Glardon d. E. Kleinschmidt 9-7, 6-3
1R: M. Holzapfel d. M. Jurgens 6-4, 6-4
1R: Lizzie Cordes d. Ilse Dickhuth 6-0, 6-1
1R: M. Jewsbury (GBR) d. Frl von Herwarth 8-6, 6-1

Two players had a bye.
--

QF: Luise Berton d. M. Achenbach 10-8, 6-2
QF: Rose Szczesny d. Edith Glardon 6-0, 6-1
QF: M. Holapfel d. A. Lorenz-Meyer 6-1, 5-7, 6-2
QF: M. Jewsbury (GBR) d. Lizzie Cordes 6-4, 5-7, 6-3
--

SF: Luise Berton d. Rose Szczesny 6-0, 7-5
SF: M. Jewsbury (GBR) d. M. Holzapfel 6-0, 6-1
--
FI: Luise Berton d. M. Jewsbury (GBR) 4-6, 6-3, 6-1
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newmark401
Nov 1st, 2013, 06:27 PM
September 3-8, Sussex Championships, Brighton, Sussex, England (Grass)

Draw of 32

1R = First round

1R: Charlotte Sterry d. Winifred Slocock 6-2, 6-2
1R: Miss Sargent d. Miss Willford 6-0, 6-0
1R: Ruth Winch d. Miss Arbuthnot 6-2, 6-1
1R: Gertrude Houselander d. Marion Colbatch-Clark 8-6, 6-2
1R: Edith Longhurst d. Mrs Armstrong 8-6, 5-5, retired
1R: Miss Huleatt d. H. Simpson 6-3, 6-2
1R: Miss Cadman d. B. Carter, walkover
1R: Dora Boothby d. Mrs Bond-Nash 6-0, 6-2
1R: Connie Wilson d. Miss Laming 6-0, 6-0
1R: Miss Bloxsome d. A. Carter, walkover
1R: Mrs Monk d. C. Anthony 6-4, 7-5
1R: Hilda Lane d. J. Coles 7-5, 6-4
1R: Mildred Coles d. M. Sams 6-2, 6-0
1R: Mrs Hawker d. A. Lyne, walkover
1R: Ellen Hemsted d. Edith Johnson 6-3, 6-2
1R: Violet Pinckney d. Miss Lanphier 6-2, 6-4
--

2R = Second round

2R: Charlotte Sterry d. Miss Sargent 6-0, 6-1
2R: Gertrude Houselander d. Ruth Winch 6-1, 6-4
2R: Edith Longhurst d. Miss Huleatt 6-2, 6-2
2R: Dora Boothby d. Miss Cadman 6-0, 6-1
2R: Connie Wilson d. Miss Bloxsome 6-0, 6-1
2R: Hilda Lane d. Mrs Monk 7-5, 6-4
2R: Mildred Coles d. Mrs Hawker 6-3, 6-4
2R: Violet Pinckney d. Ellen Hemsted 6-3, 4-6, 6-3
--

QF: Charlotte Sterry d. Gertrude Houselander 6-3, 6-3
QF: Dora Boothby d. Edith Longhurst 6-3, 6-0
QF: Connie Wilson d. Hilda Lane 7-5, 6-2
QF: Violet Pinckney d. Mildred Coles 6-3, 6-1
--

SF: Charlotte Sterry d. Dora Boothby 6-2, 6-3
SF: Violet Pinckney d. Connie Wilson, walkover
--

FI: Charlotte Sterry d. Violet Pinckney 6-0, 6-0
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newmark401
Nov 6th, 2013, 12:10 PM
June 18-23, Championships of Europe, Leicester, Leicestershire, England (Grass)

Draw of 15

1R = First round

1R: May Sutton (USA) d. K. Kentish 6-1, 6-0
1R: Toupie Lowther d. Maud Garfit 8-10, 7-5, 6-1
1R: Agnes Morton d. Mrs F. Jackson, walkover
1R: Blanche Hillyard d. Miss Sturton 6-0, 6-1
1R: Edith Longhurst d. Connie Meyer 4-6, 6-4, 7-5
1R: Miss Brown d. Miss Powell 6-0, 6-0
1R: Violet Pinckney d. Gladys Eastlake-Smith 6-2, 1-6, 6-1

Winifred Longhurst had a bye.
--

QF: May Sutton (USA) d. Toupie Lowther 6-0, 10-8
QF: Agnes Morton d. Winifred Longhurst 6-3, 6-4
QF: Blanche Hillyard d. Edith Longhurst 6-2, 6-2
QF: Violet Pinckney d. Miss Brown 6-1, 6-2
--

SF: May Sutton (USA) d. Agnes Morton 6-2, 6-2
SF: Violet Pinckney d. Blanche Hillyard 6-0, 6-2
--

FI: May Sutton (USA) d. Violet Pinckney 6-0, 7-5
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newmark401
Nov 7th, 2013, 06:49 PM
May 28-June 2, Middlesex Championships, Chiswick Park, London, England (Grass)

Draw of 18

1R = First round

1R: Mrs Macaulay d. B. Port, walkover
1R: Charlotte Sterry d. Daisy Kercheval-Hole 6-1, 6-1

Fourteen players had a bye.
--

2R = Second round

2R: Dorothea Douglass d. Alice Greene 6-2, 6-4
2R: E. Sargeant d. Edith Greville, walkover
2R: Mrs Macaulay d. M. Thwaites 6-0, 6-0
2R: Miss Tootell d. Gladys Eastlake-Smith 0-6, 6-4, 6-3
2R: Agnes Morton d. Beryl Tulloch 6-1, 6-1
2R: Miss Newall d. A. Port, walkover
2R: Aurea Farrington d. Mrs Paine, walkover
2R: Charlotte Sterry d. Gertrude Houselander 6-8, 6-3, 6-4
--

QF: Dorothea Douglass d. E. Sargeant 6-0, 6-0
QF: Miss Tootell d. Mrs Macaulay 6-4, 6-1
QF: Agnes Morton d. Miss Newall 6-2, 6-0
QF: Charlotte Sterry d. Aurea Farrington 6-2, 6-1
--

SF: Dorothea Douglass d. Miss Tootell 6-1, 6-2
SF: Charlotte Sterry d. Agnes Morton 7-5, 9-7
--

FI: Dorothea Douglass d. Charlotte Sterry 6-1, 6-0
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newmark401
Nov 7th, 2013, 06:50 PM
June 11-16, Kent Championships, Beckenham, Kent, England (Grass)

Draw of 25

1R = First round

1R: Hilda Lane d. Mrs Boyd 7-5, 6-2
1R: D. Johnstone d. Mrs Speck 6-4, 6-2
1R: G. Chawner d. H. Harper, walkover
1R: Dora Boothby d. Miss Bloxsome 6-0, 6-0
1R: Gladys Eastlake-Smith d. Aurea Farrington 6-1, 6-4
1R: Miss Johnstone d. Mrs Stanley Williams 6-4, 6-0
1R: Miss King-Stephens d. M. Morris 6-3, 6-2
1R: Mrs C. Glanvill d. V. Aitken 6-0, 6-1

Eight players had a bye.
--

2R = Second round

2R: Dorothea Douglass d. Miss Butler-Lloyd 6-0, 6-0
2R: Mrs Collier d. Mabel Hurlbatt 6-4, 6-3
2R: Hilda Lane d. D. Johnstone 6-2, 6-2
2R: Dora Boothby d. G. Chawner 6-0, 6-2
2R: Gladys Eastlake-Smith d. Miss Johnstone 6-4, 4-6, 6-0
2R: Mrs C. Glanvill d. Miss King-Stephens 6-2, 2-6, 6-4
2R: Jessie Tripp d. Miss Tootell 6-3, 6-2
2R: Toupie Lowther d. Miss Druce 6-1, 6-0
--

QF: Dorothea Douglass d. Mrs Collier 6-0, 6-1
QF: Dora Boothby d. Hilda Lane 6-3, 4-6, 6-3
QF: Gladys Eastlake-Smith d. Mrs C. Glanvill, walkover
QF: Toupie Lowther d. Jessie Tripp 6-1, 6-1
--

SF: Dorothea Douglass d. Dora Boothby 7-5, 6-3
SF: Toupie Lowther d. Gladys Eastlake-Smith 7-5, 6-0
--

ACF: Dorothea Douglass d. Toupie Lowther 6-2, 6-3
--

CR: Dorothea Douglass d. Connie Wilson (holder) 6-3, 2-2
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newmark401
Nov 7th, 2013, 06:50 PM
August 13-18, Derbyshire Championships, Buxton, Derbyshire, England (Grass)

Draw of 12

1R = First round

1R: Blanche Hillyard d. E. Crook 6-2, 6-2
1R: N. Attenborough d. Miss Leeman 6-1, 6-1
1R: Nora Schmitz* d. Miss Attenborough 6-4, 6-2
1R: Connie Meyer d. Miss Birch 7-5, 6-2

Four players had a bye. * The married name of Nora Meyer, sister of fellow players Connie and Frieda.
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QF: Blanche Hillyard d. N. Attenborough 6-1, 6-0
QF: D. Smalley d. Mrs D. Talbot 3-6, 6-2, 6-3
QF: Hilda Lane d. Miss Carter, walkover
QF: Connie Meyer d. Nora Schmitz, walkover
--

SF: Blanche Hillyard d. D. Smalley 6-1, 6-2
SF: Connie Meyer d. Hilda Lane 3-6, 8-6, 6-0
--

FI: Blanche Hillyard d. Connie Meyer 6-4, 6-3
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newmark401
Nov 11th, 2013, 05:02 PM
September 10-18, South of England Championships, Eastbourne, Sussex, England (Grass)

Draw of 50

1R = First round

1R: Dorothea Douglass d. Dorothy Holman 6-1, 6-1
1R: Mildred Coles d. Beryl Tulloch 6-1, 6-1
1R: Mrs C. Glanvill d. Frieda Meyer 5-7, 6-2, 8-6
1R: D. Johnston d. “M. Player”, walkover
1R: Lottie Paterson d. M. Joseph 6-1, 6-2
1R: Mrs Speck d. Mrs Bond-Nash 6-1, 6-2
1R: Blanche Hillyard d. Winifred Slocock 6-3, 6-1
1R: E. Attfield d. D. Adams 6-2, 6-2
1R: C. Sterry d. B. Bell, walkover
1R: Edith Johnson d. Miss Huleatt 6-3, 6-2
1R: Mrs Hawker d. S. Cadman 6-0, 6-1
1R: Mrs Armstrong d. Vera Aitken 6-2, 6-3
1R: Miss Tootell d. C. Johnstone 6-2, 6-3
1R: Sybil Speed d. Olive Tulloch 6-0, 6-3
1R: F. Layton d. H. Simpson 6-1, 6-1
1R: G. Lewis d. S. Anderson 6-3, 6-4
1R: K. Kentish d. Ida Harper 6-3, 6-1
1R: Nora Schmitz d. Mrs Croneen 6-0, 6-3

Fourteen players had a bye.
--

2R = Second round

2R: Dorothea Douglass d. Gladys Eastlake-Smith 6-1, 6-3
2R: Violet Pinckney d. N. Lattey 6-0, 6-0
2R: Mrs H. Bullock d. M. Holman 14-12, 4-6, 6-3
2R: Gertrude Houselander d. Edith Longhurst 8-6, 7-5
2R: Mildred Coles d. Mrs C. Glanvill 6-4, 6-2
2R: Lottie Paterson d. D. Johnston 4-6, 6-1, 6-1
2R: Blanche Hillyard d. Mrs Speck 6-3, 6-3
2R: Charlotte Sterry d. E. Attfield 6-1, 6-1
2R: Edith Johnson d. Mrs Hawker 6-2, 6-0
2R: Miss Tootell d. Mrs Armstrong 6-2, 6-2
2R: Sybil Speed d. Miss Layton 6-3, 7-5
2R: K. Kentish d. Miss Lewis 6-4, 6-1
2R: A. Hogg d. Mrs Albury 6-4, 6-3
2R: Nora Schmitz d. Miss McMorland 6-2, 6-4
2R: Connie Meyer d. C. Carter, walkover
2R: Agnes Morton d. H. Harper 6-2, 6-0
--

3R = Third round

3R: Dorothea Douglass d. Violet Pinckney
3R: Gertrude Houselander d. Mrs H. Bullock
3R: Mildred Coles d. Lottie Paterson
3R: Charlotte Sterry d. Blanche Hillyard
3R: Edith Johnson d. Miss Tootell
3R: K. Kentish d. Sybil Speed
3R: A. Hogg d. Nora Schmitz
3R: Agnes Morton d. Connie Meyer
--

QF: Dorothea Douglass d. Gertrude Houselander, walkover
QF: Charlotte Sterry d. Mildred Coles 8-6, 6-0
QF: Edith Johnson d. K. Kentish 6-3, 6-3
QF: Agnes Morton d. A. Hogg 6-1, 6-1
--

SF: Dorothea Douglass d. Charlotte Sterry 6-4, 8-10, 6-2
SF: Agnes Morton d. Edith Johnson 6-1, 6-4
--

FI: Dorothea Douglass d. Agnes Morton 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
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elegos7
Nov 26th, 2013, 07:47 PM
May 21-26, Surrey Championships, Surbiton, Surrey, England (Grass)

3R: Toupie Lowther d. Agnes Morton 6-2 6-2
SF: Toupie Lowther d. Charlotte Cooper Sterry 6-2 7-9 6-4

Hugues Daniel
Feb 26th, 2014, 05:07 PM
Wimbledon Challenge Round: Dorothea Douglass d. May Sutton (USA) (holder) 7-5, 6-2

From “Lawn Tennis and Badminton”, June 13, 1906:

“Miss Douglass was known to be in magnificent form, by her previous performances this year; and the writer, who won a small bet of 2 to 1 on her, has never seen Miss Douglass play better. Miss Sutton started serving, and deuce was called twice before the first game fell to Miss Douglass. Throughout the match, and especially in the first set, Miss Sutton kept a much better length than Miss Douglass, Miss Douglass sending nearly every return to Miss Sutton’s backhand, and never sending them very deep. Her game seemed to get Miss Sutton out of position by driving the ball across the court on to Miss Sutton’s backhand, and then to finish the rest by one of her famous forehand cross-court drives. And so well did she play that the first three games quickly fell to her.

“Miss Sutton now seemed to wake up, and by means of her wonderful forehand drives, won the next four games straight off the reel, the fourth being a love game. Four-three was called in Miss Sutton’s favour, and English hopes began to sink somewhat – recalling Miss Sutton’s performances in this country last year. However, Miss Douglass won the next game with the loss of one point. Four games all!

“The ninth also fell to Miss Douglass on Miss Sutton’s service, but she lost her own service and five games all was called. Tremendous excitement prevailed. Which would win the first set? But Miss Douglass rose equal to the occasion, and by means of superb play and some seemingly impossible backhand saves, won the next two games with the loss of only two points. First set to Miss Douglass at 7 games to 5; and Miss Sutton lost her second set in open singles.

“Miss Sutton started the service in the second set, and got to 30-love, only to lose the game after deuce had been called. The next, a deuce game, fell to Miss Sutton. One game all! But Miss Douglass now played as she never played before, and by means of her magnificent forehand cross-court drives, and some wonderful backhand saves, quickly brought the score up to 5 games to 2 in her favour. In the eighth and last game Miss Sutton completely altered her tactics. Both ladies had hitherto played entirely from the baseline, but now Miss Sutton, realising that something desperate must be attempted, came up to the net and volleyed, but although this was partially successful, it was too late to alter her style of play.

“Miss Douglass was serving and got to 30-love. Miss Sutton, however, won the next two points by some good volleying, but lost the next, and 40-30 was called in Miss Douglass’s favour. The latter got four times within a point of the match before winning the set and match, Miss Sutton bringing the score back to deuce by well-placed kills. Then ‘vantage to Miss Douglass was again called, and after a good rally the game fell to Miss Douglass, and the set at 6-2. And Miss Sutton retired defeated for the first time in open singles for over two years.”
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:scratch: But that's Liverpool's score, not Wimbledon's one (that went 6-3 9-7).

newmark401
Apr 3rd, 2014, 07:38 PM
May 21-26, Surrey Championships, Surbiton, Surrey, England (Grass)

Draw of 30

1R = First round

1R: Edith Boucher d. Mrs Armstrong 6-1, 7-5
1R: Beryl Tulloch d. Mrs Snowdon 6-0, 6-0
1R: Agnes Morton d. Miss Warwick 6-0, 6-2
1R: Violet Pinckney d. Agnes Tuckey 6-2, 6-2
1R: Frieda Meyer d. M. Forrest 6-4, 6-1
1R: Connie Meyer d. Mrs Mounsey 6-1, 6-1
1R: Charlotte Sterry d. Ellen Hemsted 6-2, 6-1
1R: Gertrude Houselander d. Miss Tootell 6-4, 7-5
1R: Miss Huleatt d. Connie Wilson, walkover
1R: Edith Johnson d. E.E. Sargeant 6-2, 6-3
1R: Hilda Lane d. Mildred Coles 8-6, 6-1
1R: Alice Greene d. Miss Vernon 6-2, 6-1
1R: I.D. Sturton d. Dorothea Douglass, walkover
1R: Dora Boothby d. Aurea Farrington 6-2, 6-2

Two players had a bye.
--

2R = Second round

2R: Lowther d. Boucher 6-2, 6-0
2R: Morton d. Tulloch 6-1, 6-1
2R: Pinckney d. F. Meyer 6-1, 6-3
2R: Sterry d. C. Meyer 6-2, 6-3
2R: Houselander d. Huleatt 6-1, 9-7
2R: Lane d. Johnson 6-3, 9-7
2R: Greene d. Harper 6-4, 6-3
2R: Boothby d. Sturton 6-2, 6-2
--

QF: Lowther d. Morton 6-2, 6-2
QF: Sterry d. Pinckney 8-6, 6-2
QF: Houselander d. Lane 6-1, 6-2
QF: Boothby d. Greene 6-2, 4-6, 6-4
--

SF: Lowther d. Houselander 8-6, 4-6, 6-0
SF: Boothby d. Sterry 6-3, 7-9, 6-4
--

FI: Toupie Lowther d. Dora Boothby 5-7, 6-4, 8-6
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newmark401
Apr 12th, 2014, 01:50 PM
June 12-14, Watford, Hertfordshire, England (Grass)

FI: Beryl Tulloch d. "Miss Jones" 6-0, 6-2

* "Miss Jones" was a pseudonym used by an unidentified player. This was the first edition of the Watford tournament.
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newmark401
Apr 12th, 2014, 01:57 PM
June 25-30, Norwood, London, England (Grass)

FI: Aurea Farrington d. Daisy Kercheval-Hile 6-3, 6-1
--

XDF: F.W. Abbatt/Daisy Kercheval-Hole d. Herbert Edgington/M. Child 6-0, 6-3
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newmark401
Apr 12th, 2014, 02:00 PM
July 5-7, Mid-Kent Championships, Maidstone, Kent, England (Grass)

FI: Ruth Winch d. Hilda Lane 6-3, 6-0
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newmark401
Apr 12th, 2014, 02:04 PM
July 4-7, Hertfordshire and North Middlesex Tournament, New Barnet, Hertfordshire, England (Grass)

FI: Dora Boothby d. Mrs Pank 6-1, 6-3
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XDF: J.B. Ward/Mildred Coles d. Albert Prebble/Dora Boothby 6-1, 0-6, 6-4
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newmark401
Apr 12th, 2014, 02:12 PM
July 12-14, Ryton, Durham, England (Grass)

FI: Helen Aitchison d. Mrs Day 6-4, 6-2
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newmark401
Apr 12th, 2014, 02:14 PM
July 19-21, Hull, Yorkshire, England (Grass)

FI: Mrs P.N. Morton d. Mrs J.B. Perrett 2-6, 6-4, 6-2
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newmark401
Apr 12th, 2014, 02:21 PM
[Dates?] Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, England (Grass)

FI: Winifred Longhurst d. Elsie Lane 6-3, 6-4
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newmark401
Apr 12th, 2014, 02:29 PM
July 30-August 1, Coventry, Warwickshire, England (Grass)

XDF: Edward R. Allen/Alice Ferguson and Major Ritchie/Miss Tootell divided the prizes after the former pair had won the first set, 12-10

There appears to have been no women's singles event at this, the second edition of the Coventry tournament.
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newmark401
Apr 12th, 2014, 02:32 PM
August 3-6, Paddock Lawn Tennis Club, Rochester, Kent, England (Grass)

FI: Mildred Coles d. M. Brooksmith 6-4, 7-5
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newmark401
Apr 12th, 2014, 02:36 PM
August 3-6, Teignmouth, Devon, England (Grass)

FI: Dora Boothby d. Edith Boucher 6-4, 7-5
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newmark401
Apr 12th, 2014, 02:41 PM
August 6-9, Lincolnshire Championships, Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England (Grass)

FI: Ann Cannon d. M. Mason 6-3, 7-5
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XDF: G.N. Brown/Jessie Green d. E.N. Crowder/Evelyn Dillon 7-5, 6-2
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newmark401
Apr 12th, 2014, 02:52 PM
August 14-18, Criccieth, Wales (Grass)

FI: Mabel Dudgeon d. H. Hitchings 6-4, 6-4
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newmark401
Apr 12th, 2014, 03:01 PM
August 27-September 1, Carlisle, Cumberland, England (Grass)

FI: Maude Garfit d. Lucy Kendal 2-6, 6-2, 1-0, retired
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DF: Alice Ferguson/Lucy Kendal d. Maude Garfit/M. Morton 6-0, 6-4
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XDF: Leslie Poidevin (AUS)/Maude Garfit d. Charles J. Glenny/Alice Ferguson 2-6, 6-4, 6-2
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newmark401
Apr 12th, 2014, 03:06 PM
September 3-8, Conishead Priory, Cumbria, England (Grass)

FI: Maude Garfit d. Alice Ferguson 6-2, 6-1
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XDF: Mark D. Hick/Alice Ferguson d. Walter Carey/Maude Garfit 6-2, 3-6, 6-1
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newmark401
Apr 12th, 2014, 03:24 PM
August 28-29, Pembrokeshire Championships, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, Wales (Grass)

FI: May Morris d. M. Morres 6-4, 4-6, 6-4

This was the first edition of the Pembrokeshire Championships tournament.
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newmark401
Apr 15th, 2014, 04:31 PM
August 16-19, Championships of the Engadine, Saint Moritz, Switzerland (Clay)

FI: Domini Elliadi (GBR) d. E. Maidment (GBR) 6-1, 6-2
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XDF: George Simond (GBR)/Domini Elliadi (GBR) d. J.K. Frost/E. Maidment (GBR) 4-6, 6-0, 6-2
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newmark401
Apr 15th, 2014, 04:34 PM
August 23-26, Championships of Ragaz, Ragaz, Switzerland (Clay)

FI: N. Stettheimer d. E. Maidment (GBR) 7-5, 6-3
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XDF: Robert B. Hough (GBR)/E. Maidment (GBR) d. Arman C. Simon/Mlle de Prelle 8-10, 9-7, 6-2
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newmark401
Apr 15th, 2014, 04:37 PM
September 10-15, Lucerne, Switzerland (Clay)

FI: Vera Warden (USA) d. Adine Masson (FRA) 6-2, 6-4
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XDF: Leslie Poidevin (AUS)/Adine Masson (FRA) d. A.P. Ford/M. Asprey 6-1, 6-1
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newmark401
Apr 15th, 2014, 04:42 PM
August 6-10, Dieppe, France (Clay)

FI: E. Maidement d. Miss Vaughan 6-1, 6-1
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newmark401
Apr 15th, 2014, 04:44 PM
September 10-17, Les Avants, Switzerland (Clay)

FI: Aurea Farrington (GBR) d. Rosamund Salusbury (GBR) 1-6, 7-5, 6-1
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XDF: Algernon Kingscote (GBR)/Rosamund Salusbury (GBR) d. E.M. Hall (GBR)/Aurea Farrington (GBR) 6-3, 6-1
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