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Rollo Aug 23rd, 2010 06:31 PM

1910 results
 
Summary

Dorothea Lambert Chambers returns to tennis after an 18 month absence in May. The press wondered if her time was past. Could she return as before? Her reply was to whip through the Wimbledon draw with the loss of only 16 games in 6 matches.

Mrs. Chambers went undefeated all year, winning 7 events out of 8. The only event she didn't win after entering was Croydon, where she defaulted the final because of a cold.

Surprise was the order of the day across the ocean in America. At the Ojai Valley tournament something shocking happens-May Sutton actually loses a match on American soil when Hazel Hotchkiss d. May Sutton 2-6 6-4 6-0 in the final.

This was the first time Hazel Hotchkiss had beaten May Sutton, who had been virtually invincible in singles in California for a number of years. This was May Sutton's first ever loss in singles on American soil (and to a fellow American woman), and May's first loss in singles overall since Charlotte Sterry beat her 7-5, 6-0 in the final of the Northern Tournament in Manchester, England, in early June 1907.

After the match May Sutton refused to shake her conqueror’s hand until Hazel Hotchkiss went around the net post and made it difficult for the runner-up to ignore the gesture.

Hazel easily won the US Nationals in the absense of Sutton and later on in the year wins a perfect match in the Washington State event, where she wins all 48 points in her semi vs a Ms Huiscamp.

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Source:

The Wright and Ditson guide for this year has not been fully perused yet.
https://archive.org/details/wrightditsonoff12unkngoog

Rollo Aug 23rd, 2010 06:33 PM

Re: 1910 results
 
January

January 12-16, Berlin, Germany (Indoors on Wood)

FI: Countess Clara von der Schulenburg d. G. Mittler 6-2 7-5

MX: Countess Clara von der Schulenburg/F. Boelling d. G. Mittler/Roelof van Lennep (Neth) 6-2 6-3
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Jan ???? New Zealand Championships

FI Lucy Powdrell d Kate Nunnelly 6-2 6-3

DF Annie Gray/Lucy Powdrell d Kate Nunnelly/Braithwaite 6-2 6-3

MX Kate Nunnelly/Tony Wilding d /Annie Gray/Dr Keith 6-3 6-2
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Jan 22- Feb 12Western Suburbs Tournament, Burwood, Sydney, AUS
Venue: Appian Way Lawn Tennis Club

Mixed Doubles
SF Annie Kellet Baker/HA Parker d Mabel Colquhoun/EO Anderson 6-5 6-2
SF D Gordon/AB Jones d F Gordon/GP Sayers 6-0 6-5

FI D Gordon/AB Jones d Annie Baker/HA Parker 6-4 6-1

No ladies singles or doubles championships were held (handicap doubles only)

Rollo Aug 23rd, 2010 06:35 PM

Re: 1910 results
 
February

began February 7 Nice Lawn Club Championship, Nice, France (Clay)
Venue: Nice Lawn Tennis Club

FI: Betty Nutcombe-Quicke (GB) d B Darbyshire 6-3 8-6

Wright and Ditson notes that B Darbyshire was a former holder of this event.

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February 9-12, Coronado Hotel, San Diego, California, USA (Hard)
Venue: Coronado Hotel

1R: Hazel Hotchkiss d. Mrs W Best 6-0 6-1
1R: Florence Sutton d. Adelaide Fenton 6-0 6-0
1R: Ethel Bruce bye
1R: Golda Meyer bye

SF: Hotchkiss d. Bruce 6-, 6-4
SF: F Sutton d. Meyer 4-6 6-4 6-0

FI: Hazel Hotchkiss d. Florence Sutton [score?]

CR: May Sutton (holder) d. Hazel Hotchkiss 6-3 3-6 6-4

DF: Ethel Bruce/May Sutton vs Hazel Hotchkiss/Golda Meyer 6-3 2-6 unfinished

This appears to be the first time May Sutton dropped a set in singles since her loss to Charlotte Sterry in the final of the Northern Tournament in Manchester, England, in June 1907.

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February 18-22, Hotel Virginia, Long Beach, California (Hard)
Venue: Hotel Virginia

Singles (Draw=6)

1R: May Sutton-bye
1R: Ethel Bruce d. Mary Browne 6-2 6-3
1R: Florence Sutton d. Golda Meyer 6-1 6-4
1R: Hazel Hotchkiss-bye

SF: M Sutton d. Bruce 6-1 6-3
SF: Hotchkiss d. F Sutton 6-2 6-0

FI: May Sutton d. Hazel Hotchkiss 6-2 6-2

MX: Hazel Hotchkiss/Maurice McLoughlin d May Sutton/Mr Hord 6-3 6-4

2,000 watch the final, a huge crowd in 1910. May beats her sister Ethel in the semis, which is May's first match of the event.

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began February 14, Championships of the Italian Riviera, San Remo, Italy (Clay)

FI: Amy Ransome (GB) d. Miss Greenway (GB) default

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February 21-28, Monte Carlo, Monaco (Clay)

SF: Rosamund Salusbury (GB) d. Mrs Wyckoff 6-1 6-3
SF: M Brooksmith (GB) d. Betty Nutcombe-Quicke (GB) 6-3 6-1

FI: Rosamund Salusbury (GB) d. M Brooksmith (GB) 4-6 6-2 6-2

MX: Marie Décugis/Max Décugis d. Rosamund Salusbury (GB)/Evan Gwynne Evans (GB) 8-6 1-6 6-1

The Countess Sculenburg, Alice Greene, Mrs Gladys Lamplough, and Miss Lowther also competed in this event.

Rollo Aug 23rd, 2010 06:38 PM

Re: 1910 results
 
First half of March

March 1-8, Riviera Championships, Mentone, France (Clay)

FI: Rosamund Salusbury (GB) d. Betty Nutcombe-Quicke (GB) 6-3 6-2

MX: Rosamund Salusbury (GB)/Major Ritchie (GB) d. Marie Décugis/Max Décugis default

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March 10-20, South of France Championships, Nice, France (Clay)

Singles (Draw=9)

1R: M Brooksmith (GB) d. Mrs Wyckoff 6-2 6-2

QF: Dorothy Boadle (GB) d. Mlle Visart de Bocarme default
QF: Clara Von Der Schulenburg (Ger) d. Hedwig Neresheimer (Ger) 6-1 6-1
QF: Brooksmith d. Mrs Leycester Meyer default
QF: Rosamund Salusbury (GB) d. Betty Nutcombe Quicke (GB) 6-1 6-4

SF: Schulenburg d. Boadle 6-1 6-4
SF: Salusbury d. Brooksmith 6-1 5-7 6-1

FI: Rosamund Salusbury (GB) d. Countess Clara von der Schulenburg (Ger) 6-3 4-6 6-3

MX: M Brooksmith (GB)/Artemus Holmes (US) d. Countess Clara von der Schulenburg (Ger)/Max Décugis 6-3 6-2

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March 12-16, US Indoor Championships, New York, USA (Indoors on Wood)
Venue: Seventh Regiment Armory

Singles (Draw=28)

1R: Mrs Albert Humphries-bye
1R: JH Brown-bye
1R: Emily Stokes Weaver d M Thomas 6-1 6-3
1R: Mrs CW Remsen d Katherine McCook 6-2 6-0
1R: Anne Hamilton d Alida Hasmilton 6-1 6-2
1R: Clara Kutroff d Mrs CB De Geersdorff 6-2 6-1
1R: Erna Marcus d G Pickhardt 6-1 6-1
1R: Fanny Fish d Blanche Brine 6-2 6-0

1R: Emily Dietz-bye
1R: Corola Worrishorffer-bye
1R: Margaret Grove d Edith Handy 6-4 6-3
1R: Evelyn Witherbee d Else Dietz 6-0 6-0
1R: Alice Fish d Edith Bagg 6-2 6-3
1R: Mrs AH Oeder d Adele Cragin 6-2 6-2
1R: Nora Meyer Schmitz d Marie Wagner 8-6 6-1
1R: Elizabeth Bunce d Gertrude Della Torre 6-0 6-4

2R: Humphries d Brown 6-1 6-2
2R: Weaver d Mrs CW Remsen 6-2 6-3
2R: Kuttroff d Hamilton 6-1 6-2
2R: Marcus d Marcus d F Fish 7-5 5-7 6-1

2R: Grove d Witherbee 6-4 3-6 6-1
2R: Dietz d Worrishorffer 6-3 6-3
2R: A Fish d Oeder 6-1 6-1
2R: Schmitz d Bunce 6-2 6-2

QF: Weaver d Humphries 6-2 6-2
QF: Marcus d Kuttroff 5-7 6-3 6-4
QF: Grove d Dietz 8-6 6-1
QF: Schmitz d A Fish 6-4 6-2

SF: Marcus d Weaver 6-4 6-2
SF: Schmitz d Grove 6-1 6-3

FI: Nora Schmitz d. Erna Marcus 5-7 8-6 6-3

FI: Nora Meyer Schmitz d. Erna Marcus 5-7 8-6 6-3

DF: Clara Kuttroff/Marie Wagner d. Erna Marcus/Bessie Moore 6-2 5-7 6-3

The first day news belonged to Schmitz, who beat vet Marie Wagner, and Margaret Grove. Grove is "of the petite type" according to the NYT. A former champ of Western Maryland, the Cumberland, and Allegheny, her nimble volleying comes as a surprise. On the opening day she reels off 3 matches to reach the semis.

The NYT wrote that "while Mrs Schmitz originally came from England she is not necessarily an English champion now. She married Frederick Schmitz 4 years ago and learned the game in this country, so that any talk yesterday of the cup going to England is entirley without foundation."

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ends March 16 Pinehurst Spring Tournament, Pinehurst, North Carolina, US

SF: Priscilla Beall d Katherine Lamb 6-1 6-3
SF: Mrs Guy Metcalf d Dorothy Ballantyne 6-4 6-3

FI: Priscilla Beall d Mrs Guy Metcalf 6-3 6-1

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March 12-14 South Australia vs Victoria, Australia

Lily Addison (Vic) d. Maisie Parr 6-0 6-2
Pearl Stewart (Vic) d. Boyce 6-3 6-3
Wilmoth (Vic) d. Grace Lovely 6-4 6-4
Flora Rowe d Alice Watson (Vic) 2-6 6-5 6-4

Addison/Steart (Vic) d Boyce/Parr 6-2 6-4
Wilmoth/Watson (Vic) d. Loveley/Rowe 6-2 5-6 7-5

Addison d Boyce 6-3 6-1
Stewart d Parr 6-1 6-2
Watson d Loveley 6-5 6-5
Wilmoth d Rowe 3-6 6-5 11-9

Addison/Stewart d Rowe/Lovely 6-4 6-1
Parr/Boyce d Wilmoth/Watson 6-3 6-5

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March 12-19, South Australian Championships*, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia (Grass)

1R: Mrs. Andrews d. W. Brown 6-4 6-1
1R: Miss Wilmoth d. Grace Lovely 4-6 6-0 6-2
1R: Kathleen Thomas d. Mrs. McArthur 6-5 6-4

QF: Pearl Stewart d. Ehtelwynne Sharp 6-1 6-2
QF: Maisie Parr d. Flora Rowe 6-5 6-3
QF: Wilmoth d. Andrews 6-0 6-2
QF: Miss Boyce (GB) d. Emma Ragless 6-4 4-6 6-1

SF: Stewart d. Parr 6-1 6-4
SF: Boyce d Wilmoth 2-6 6-4 6-4

FI: Pearl Stewart d Miss Boyce (GB) 6-2 6-4

CR: Lily Addison (holder) d. Pearl Stewart 6-2 6-4

Doubles

R1: Rowe/Thomas d Mrs Andrews/Mrs McArthur 65 63

QF: Pearl Stewart/Wilmoth d M Brown/W Brown 63 60
QF: Emma Ragless/Dyer d Ethel Wyatt/Mary Addison 61 64
QF: Lily Addison/Watson d Flora Rowe/Thomas 64 61
QF: Maisie Parr/Boyce bye

SF: Stewart/Wilmoth d Ragless/Dyer 61 60
SF: Parr/Boyce d Addison/Watson 65 46 64

FI: Stewart/Wilmoth d Parr/Boyce 62 60

Mixed doubles

R1: Pearl Stewart/Ashley Campbell d Grace Lovely/RH Reid 6-4 6-4
R1: Wilmoth/FE Barritt d Alice Watson/JR Beck 6-4 8-6
R1: Boyce (GB)/AR Taylor d Kathleen Thomas/HC Nott 6-0 6-4
R1: Lily Addison/RG Bowen d Maisie Parr/VV Rudder 6-1 6-4

SF: Stewart/Campbell d Wilmoth/Barritt 6-4 6-1
SF: Boyce/Taylor d Addison/Bowen 3-6 6-3 8-6

FI: Boyce/AR Taylor d Stewart/Campbell 6-4 7-5

Miss Boyce had recently arrived in Adelaide from England. This year this tournament incorporated the Australasian Championships (later the Australian Championships). There was no separate women’s singles event. Addison and Stewart are both from Victoria.

Rollo Aug 23rd, 2010 06:42 PM

Re: 1910 results
 
Second half of March

March 17-24, Championships of Cannes, Cannes, France (Clay)
Venue: Beau Site Hotel

Singles (Draw=15)


1R: Rosamund Salusbury (GB) d. Mrs Wyckoff default
1R: Mrs Macdonald d. Marie Decugis default
1R: Mrs Whittaker d. Mrs Leycester Meyer 6-3 6-0
1R: Countess Clara von der Schulenburg (Ger)-bye

1R: Dorothy Boadle (GB) d. Frau Popp (Ger) 6-4 6-1
1R: Eleanor Rose (GB) d. Hedwig Neresheimer (Ger) 6-3 6-0
1R: Ruth Winch(GB) d. Mlle Visart de Bocarme default
1R: Betty Nutcombe Quicke (GB) d. Marjorie Boadle (GB) default

QF: Salusbury d. Macdonald 6-2 6-2
QF: Clara Von Der Schulenburg bt Mrs Whittaker 6-2 6-0
QF: D Boadle bt Rose 4-6 7-5 6-4
QF: Winch d. Nutcombe Quicke 6-3 8-6

SF: Salusbury d. Schulenburg 6-3 6-3
SF: Winch d. D Boadle 6-3 6-1

FI: Rosamund Salusbury (GB) d. Ruth Winch (GB) 6-1 6-4

MX: Hedwig Neresheimer/Heinrich Kleinschroth (Ger)d. Rosamund Salusbury(GB)/Evan Gwynne Evans (GB) 7-5 2-6 7-5

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March 22-26, Pasadena, Pasadena, California, US (Hard)

SF: May Sutton d. Ethel Bruce 6-1 6-3
SF: Florence Sutton d. Miss Brown* 6-0 1-6 7-5

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

MX: Florence Sutton/Louis Freeman d. May Sutton/John Holmes 6-3 4-6 6-3

* This semifinalist might well be Mary K. Browne.

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March 26-29, Tasmanian Championships, Launcenton, Tasmania, Australia (Asphalt)

1R: E Stanfield d Miss Rex 5-6 6-5 9-7
1R: Miss Day d Miss Lloyd 6-3 6-2

FI: E Stanfield d Miss Day 6-4 6-3

CR: E Stanfield d. Mrs C Allanby (holder) 1-6 6-5 6-3

Doubles


SF: Miss Rex/Miss Day d Miss Dumaresq/Miss Simonds walkover
SF: Stanfield/Allanby d E Stackhouse/E Gatenby 6-2 6-4

DF:Miss Rex/Miss Day d E Stanfield/Mrs Allanby 6-3 6-3

No mixed doubles championship (handicap only)

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March 25- April 1, Métropole Hotel Tournament, Cannes, France (Clay)
Venue: Métropole Hotel

Singles (Draw=12)

1R: Rosamund Salusbury-bye
1R: EM Miller-bye
1R: Betty Nutcombe Quicke (GB) d. Marjorie Boadle (GB) 6-2 6-4
1R: Eleanor Rose (GB) d. G Knorr 6-1 6-1

1R: Hedwig Neresheimer (Ger) d. Mrs Whittaker 6-3 5-7 6-0
1R: Dorothy Boadle (GB) d. Mrs Wyckoff 6-1 6-0
1R: Clara Von Der Schulenburg (Ger)-bye
1R: Maud Barger-Wallach (US)-bye

QF: Salusbury d. Miller 6-0 6-1
QF: Neresheimer d. Nutcombe Quicke 6-3 7-5
QF: Rose d. D Boadle 6-4 6-4
QF: Schulenburg d. Barger-Wallach 6-1 6-0

SF: Salusbury d. Neresheimer 6-3 6-1
SF: Rose d. Schulenburg default

FI: Rosamund Salusbury d. Eleanor Rose 6-1 5-2 retired

MX:Hedwig Neresheimer/Heinrich Kleinschroth (Ger) d. Countess Clara von der Schulenburg (Ger)/F Boelling (Ger) default

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began March 24, French Covered Court Championships, Paris, France (Indoors on Wood)
Venue: Tennis Club de Paris

FI: Jeanne Matthey d. Germaine Régnier 3-6 6-3 6-3

Rollo Aug 23rd, 2010 06:49 PM

Re: 1910 results
 
April

ends April 20 San Francisco Tournament, San Francisco, California, US (Hard)
Venue: Golden Gate Park Courts

FI: Golda Meyer d Annabel Yodden 6-3 6-3

Source: San Francisco Call

The final was played on a Wednesday. Meyer, who resided in San Francisco left for the Ojai event the next day.

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April 21-24 Ojai Valley Open, Nordhoff, California, US (Hard)

FI: Hazel Hotchkiss d. May Sutton 2-6 6-4 6-0

This was the first time Hazel Hotchkiss had beaten May Sutton, who had been virtually invincible in singles in California for a number of years. This was May Sutton's first ever loss in singles on American soil (and to a fellow American woman), and May's first loss in singles overall since Charlotte Sterry beat her 7-5, 6-0 in the final of the Northern Tournament in Manchester, England, in early June 1907. Including May's two losses to Dorothea Douglass in England in 1906, this might be only May's fourth loss ever in singles up to this point (during the period circa 1901-April 1910).

According to Hotchkiss after the match May Sutton refused to shake her conqueror’s hand until Hazel Hotchkiss went around the net post and made it difficult for the runner-up to ignore the gesture. On the other hand the San Francisco Call (hardly likely to favor May as Hazel was from northern California) wrote that, "May Sutton, who has never been defeated by a women in this country, took her defeat good naturedly and with philosophy, saying she had at last met her match."

Note on dates: the dating for this event is confirmed by the LA Herald. The women's final took place on April 23.

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April 25-30, British Covered Courts Championships, London, England (Indoors on Wood)
Venue: Queen's Club

Singles (Draw=10)

1R: Beryl Tulloch d. Molla Bjurstedt (Nor) 7-5 2-6 6-4
1R: M. Messom d. Vera Aitken 6-2 6-0

QF: Dorothea Lambert Chambers d. Tulloch 6-0 6-2
QF: Rosamund Salusbury d. F. Lisner 6-3 6-0
QF: Messom d. Miss Channell 6-0 6-1
QF: Madeline O’Neill d. Dorothy Holman 6-3 6-1

SF: Chambers d. Salusbury 6-3 6-1
SF: O’Neill d. Messom 6-4 10-8

FI: Dorothea Lambert Chambers d. Madeline O’Neill 6-4 6-3

MX: Madeline O’Neill/“A.H. Noo” d. Miss Adams/Stanley Doust (Aus) 6-3 6-0

* “A.H. Noo” was a pseudonym used by an unidentified player.

Holder Dora Boothby did not defend title. Mixed holders Friedrich Rahe of Germany and E Bosworth did not defend mixed title.

Mrs Chambers had an easy victory over Miss Tulloch and is placing her powerful drives with great skill again. Miss Salusbury was not able to make much of her match against Mrs Chambers. Steadiness is her great point, and mere steadiness, with an occasional really good stroke here and there is no use against a player of championship caliber. However it was an unexpectedly good match against Mrs O’Neill. Mrs O’Neill showed that assiduous practice has brought about great improvements in her game. She kept a good length, placed well, and came up to the net and volleyed with considerable success – Mrs Chambers though was not at her best and was rather inaccurate at times. Her cross shots were still particularly deadly and she played a strong game where necessary.

Event not to be confused with the "London Covered Court Championships" also played at Queen's Club.

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April 25-30, Dulwich Farm, London, England (Clay)
Venue: Dulwich Farm Club

FI: Tessa Hore d. Mrs Segrue 6-3 6-2

MX: Dorothea Lambert Chambers/Charles Dixon d. Tessa Hore/P.J. May 6-2 6-4

From "Ayres' Lawn Tennis Almanack" (1911): "The second venture of the Dulwich Farm Club was even more successful than the first, a result largely due to Miss N. Lattey's admirable managment of the meeting. [...] Miss Tessa Hore, the club champion, won the ladies' singles and played very well; but the opposition was not strong."

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in Spring, Napoli Tournament, Naples Italy, (Clay)
Venue: Tennis Club

FI: Amy Ransome (GB) d. ??

Rollo Aug 23rd, 2010 06:51 PM

Re: 1910 results
 
First half of May

May 5 West Side Club Tornament, New York, NY, US (Clay)

FI Laura Fischer d Nora Schmitz (GB) 4-6 6-3 6-3

The NYT calls Nora (nee Meyer) Schmitz (listed as Mrs Frederick Schmitz) "a young matron", going on to state "in all aspects the match was a most memorable one and a brilliant final for the opening tournament of the year".

*This was a handicap event, with Schmitz owning 30. Umpires were Louise Hammond and Bessie Moore.
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May ?? French Closed Championships, Paris (Clay)
Venue: Racing Club de France

CR: Jeanne Matthey d Germaine Régnier 10-8 1-6 9-7

In 1910, Jeanne Matthey retained the singles title at the Closed French Championships which from this year onwards were played on the clay courts of the Racing Club de France in the Bois de Boulogne in Paris.

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May 5-12, Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany (Clay)

FI: Hedwig Neresheimer d. Betty Nutcombe-Quicke (GB) 6-0 6-4

MX: Hedwig Neresheimer/Max Décugis (Frn) d. Marie Décugis (Frn)/Maurice Germot (Frn) 6-0 6-1
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began May, Swedish Covered Courts Championships, Stockholm, Sweden (Inddors on Wood)

FI: Sophie Castenschiold (Den) d. Mrs JM Flavelle (GB) 6-1 6-1
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Circa mid-May, Leopold Club, Brussels, Belgium (Clay)

FI: Jeanne Liebrechts d. Betty Nutcombe-Quicke (GB) 2-6 10-8 6-2

MX: Anne de Borman/Tony Wilding (NZ)/ d. Lucienne Tschaggeny/William du Vivier 6-0 6-1

The Belgian player Jeanne Liebrechts was only 14 years of age at this point in time

Rollo Aug 23rd, 2010 06:59 PM

Re: 1910 results
 
Second half of May

May 16-21, Surrey Championships, Surbiton, Surrey, England (Grass)

Singles (Draw=31)

1R: Mrs H. Bullock-bye
1R: Dora Boothby d. Winifred McNair 6-4 9-7
1R: Evelyn Dillon d. Mrs A. Cooper 7-5 6-1
1R: Dorothy Boadle d. F. Lisner 9-7 6-4
1R: Edith Johnson d. Phoebe Hausburg 6-3 6-4
1R: Madeline O’Neill d. U. Evans 6-2 6-1
1R: Mrs Bond-Nash d. Charlotte Sterry default
1R: Rosamund Salusbury d. L. Davenport 6-1 6-2

1R: Mabel Parton d. M. Dillon 6-4 6-2
1R: B. Leader d. Mrs Anderson 3-6 6-2 6-1
1R: Aurea Edgington d. G. Carver default
1R: M. Messom d. E. Miller 6-1 6-1
1R: E. Sargeant d. Miss Willford 6-0 6-0
1R: D. Hereford d. Miss Cadman 10-8 6-2
1R: Beryl Tulloch d. Miss Boret 6-0 6-1
1R: Agnes Morton d. L. Flemmich 9-7 6-2

2R: Boothby d. Bullock 6-3 6-1
2R: Boadle d. E Dillon 6-3 7-5
2R: Johnson d. O’Neill 6-2 6-2
2R: Salusbury d. Bond-Nash 6-1 6-1

2R: Parton d. Leader 6-4 6-1
2R: Messom d. Edgington 6-3 6-4
2R: Sargeant d. Hereford 6-0 6-3
2R: Morton d. Tulloch default

QF: Boothby d. Boadle 6-4 6-3
QF: Salusbury d. Johnson 6-3 6-4
QF: Parton d. Messom 2-6 6-4 6-1
QF: Morton d. Sargeant 7-5 6-4

SF: Boothby d. Salusbury 6-3 6-2
SF: Morton d. Parton 1-6 6-3 6-4

FI: Dora Boothby d. Agnes Morton 6-3 6-3

DF: Dora Bootbhy/Charlotte Sterry d. Mrs DM Armstrong/Winifred McNair 8-6 6-3

MX: Agnes Morton/Stanley Doust (Aus) d. Charlotte Sterry/Robert Powell (Can) 6-2 6-2

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began May 20, Championships of Berlin, Berlin, Germany (Clay)
Venue: Lawn-Tennis-Turnier-Club

FI: Countess Clara von der Schulenburg d. Hedwig Neresheimer 7-5 6-4

MX: Countess Clara von der Schulenburg/Otto Froitzheim d. P Gusserow/Friedrich Rahe 15-13 3-6 6-2

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began May 20 , Lille, France (Clay)

FI: Betty Nutcombe-Quicke (GB) d. Mlle Schubart 6-1 6-1

MX: Betty Nutcombe-Quicke (GB)/Tony Wilding (NZ) d. N Butler/William du Vivier 6-0 6-1

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May 23-28, Middlesex Championships, London, England (Grass)
Venue: Chiswick Park

Singles (Draw=28)


1R: Dorothea Lambert Chambers d. P. Cooper default
1R: Beryl Tulloch d. Vera Aitken 6-3 6-1
1R: Phyllis Carr d. E. Sargeant default
1R: Madeline O’Neill d. Lavinia Radeglia 6-0 6-2

1R: Mrs Segrue d. Camilla Rimmington 6-3 6-3
1R: Mrs Rowland Harker d. Mrs Clayton 6-0 6-2
1R: Christina Douglass d. Aurea Edgington 3-6 6-3 6-3
1R: M. Messom d. Mrs Paley 6-3 6-1

QF: Chambers d. Tulloch 6-2 6-1
QF: O’Neill d. Carr 6-1 6-2
QF: Segrue d. Harker 3-6 7-5 6-4
QF: Messom d. Douglass 6-2 6-2

SF: Chambers d. O’Neill 6-1 6-0
SF: Messom d. Segrue 6-1 6-2

FI: Dorothea Lambert Chambers d. M Messom 6-2 6-2

MX: Dorothea Lambert Chambers/Stanley Doust (Aus) d. Aurea Edgington/George Thomas 6-2 6-4

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May 28 and 30, Mt. Washington Invitation Tournament, Los Angeles, California, US (Hard)
Venue: Mt Washington Hotel

Exhibition: May Sutton d. Hazel Hotchkiss 6-3 4-6 6-2

Mixed Doubles (Draw=7)

FI: May Sutton/Tom Bundy d Hazel Hotchkiss/Maurice McLoughlin 5-7 6-2 6-2

The largest crowd ever on hand for a tennis match in southern California. 3 thousand "filled the grandstands and formed a solid bank around the court" in steaming heat. It is Hotchkiss who runs out of steam, her stamina fading in the third set as she she took longer to rest in between points. Like many Califiornian events in 1910 the final is held on a Monday, the first days play was on a Saturday.

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began May 23, Middle Atlantic Championships, Washington, D.C., US
Venue: Bachelors' LTC

FI: Marie Wimer d. Hildegarde Turle 6-4 6-4

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May 24-June 2, World Exhibition Tournament, Brussels, Belgium (Clay)

FI: Molly Welsh (GB) d. Tripp (GB) 1-6 6-1 10-8

MX: Anne de Borman/Tony Wilding (NZ) d. Marie Dufrénoy/Louis Trasenster 6-4 9-7

Rollo Aug 23rd, 2010 06:59 PM

Re: 1910 results
 
First week of June

June 1-4, Edmonton, London, England (Grass)

FI: I. Harper d. M. Jackson 6-3 6-2

MX: Mrs R.T. Hall/William Ingram d. Miss D. Reid/H.A. Davis 6-2 6-4

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began May 29, Bad Kissingen, Germany (Clay)

FI: Hedwig Neresheimer d. Frl Schmidt 7-5 6-0

MX: Hedwig Neresheimer/Heinrich Kleinschroth d. Frl Schmidt/Carl Kreuzer 7-5 6-0 6-2

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May 30-June 4, Ladies’ Champ of Pennsylvania and the Eastern States, Philadelphia, US (Grass)
Venue: Merion Cricket Club

FI: Louise Hammond d. Edith Rotch 6-3 6-2

CR: Louise Hammond d. Eleanora Sears (holder) 1-6 7-5 7-5

Doubles

SF: Dorothy Green/Lois Moyes (Can) d Elsie Little/Mrs W. Rice 6-3 6-4

FI:

CR: Louise Hammond/Edna Wildey d. Marion Fenno/Eleanora Sears 4-6 7-5 6-2


Mixed Doubles

FI: Eleanora Sears/Bill Clothier d Lois Moyes (Can)/Walter Johnson 6-2 6-4

CR: Marion Fenno/George Wrenn (holders) d. Eleanora Sears/Bill Clothier 6-2 4-6 6-1

*Double check mixed. I had Hammond as Clothier's partner.

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May 30-June 6, Northern Tournament, Liverpool, England (Grass)

Singles (Draw=21)

1R: Edith Johnson d. Miss Butler-Lloyd 6-2, 6-3
1R: E. Beswick d. Miss Rigby 6-4, 6-3
1R: Olive Manser d. M. Evans 6-3, 6-1
1R: M. Morton d. Mrs J. Glynn 6-1, 6-1
1R: Maud Garfit d. Miss Boadle 7-5, 6-2

2R: Johnson d. Beswick 6-3 6-1
2R: Kathleen Aitchison d. W. Hughes 6-1 6-4
2R: Alice Aitchison d. A. Hamilton 6-2 6-2
2R: Mabel Parton d. H. Smith 6-0 6-3

2R: Rosamund Salusbury d. L. Hollins 6-2 4-6 6-2
2R: Miss Heatley d. Mrs Stanley 6-1 6-4
2R: Manser d. Miss Hart-Jackson 6-4 6-4
2R: Garfit d. Morton 6-1 6-0

QF: Johnson d. K Aitchison 6-1 2-2 retired
QF: Parton d. A Aitchison 6-3 6-2
QF: Salusbury d. Heatley default
QF: Garfit d. Manser 6-4 6-2

SF: Johnson d. Parton 6-4 7-5
SF: Garfit d. Salusbury 6-2 6-2

FI: Edith Johnson d. Maud Garfit 3-6 6-4 6-0*

DF: Mrs DM Armstrong/Edith Johnson and Maud Garfit/Connie Luard divided the prizes.

Mixed Doubles


CR: Connie Luard/James Parke d. Maud Garfit/Xenophon Casdagli (holders) 6-2 6-2

* Due to rain at Liverpool, this final was played at Edgbaston later in the season.

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circa May 30- June 6, New South Wales Championships, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (Grass)

SF: Pearl Stewart d Annie Baker 6-3 retired
SF: Lily Addison d Collings 6-3 7-5

FI: Lily Addison d. Pearl Stewart 6-0 3-6 6-2

DF: Lily Addison/Pearl Stewart d Wilmott/Yuill 6-3 6-1

MX Lily Addison/Ernie Parker d D Gordon/Jones 6-4 6-4

Holder Lucy Powdrell of New Zealand does not defend.

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May 30-June 4, East Surrey Championships, East Croydon, Surrey, England (Grass)

Singles (Draw=at least 12)

1R: Madeline O’Neill d. H Green 6-1 6-2
1R: Dorothea Lambert Chambers d. E M Spencer default
1R: Aurea Edgington d. ????
1R: ????

1R: Dora Boothby d. Mrs Gill 6-0 6-1
1R: GM Bracewell d. ????
1R: DC Adams d. ????
1R: J Green d. Mrs Nuthall default

QF: Chambers d. O’Neill 6-4 6-1
QF: Edgington d. ????
QF: Adams d. J Green 6-1 6-3
QF: Boothby d. Bracewell 6-2 6-0

SF: Chambers d. Edgington 6-1 6-1
SF: Boothby d. Adams 6-3 7-5

FI: Dora Boothby d. Dorothea Lambert Chambers default

DF: Dora Boothby/Winifred McNair d. Helen Aitchison/Dorothea Lambert Chambers 3-6 7-5 6-3

MX: Helen Aitchison/R.S. Barnes d. Dorothea Lambert Chambers/Stanley N. Doust (Aus) default


Dorothea Lambert Chambers caught a chill on the Friday of this tournament, so could only take part in one of the three finals for which she had qualified.

Rollo Aug 23rd, 2010 07:00 PM

Re: 1910 results
 
Second week of June

June 6-9, Championships of Frankfurt, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany (Clay)

FI: Lucie Bergmann d. Hedwig Neresheimer 6-3 8-6

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June 6-11, Kent Championships, Beckenham, Kent, England (Grass)

Singles (Draw=31, plus holder)

1R: Dorothea Lambert Chambers d. N. Ramsey 6-1 6-1
1R: Olive Manser d. Eleanor Rose 6-0 6-1
1R: C. Johnstone d. Mrs C. Burns, default
1R: Mrs Speck d. J. Green 6-1 7-5
1R: Helen Aitchison-bye
1R: Aurea Edgington d. Mrs Willcox 6-0 6-1
1R: Winifred Ramsey d. Miss Butler-Lloyd 6-1 6-4
1R: Gladys Lamplough d. V. Clay 6-0 6-2

1R: Rosamund Salusbury d. Evelyn Dillon 6-2 8-6
1R: M. Dillon d. Annie Cobb 7-5 6-4
1R: H. Green d. G. Price 5-7 6-3 6-4
1R: Madeline O’Neill d. Mrs Glanvill 6-4 6-1
1R: Beryl Tulloch d. Vera Aitken 6-2 6-1
1R: Miss Wix d. Miss Plomer-Walker 6-1 6-1
1R: Mabel Dudgeon d. M. Hurlbatt 6-3 6-1
1R: J. Coles d. N. Lake 6-0 6-1

2R: Chambers d. Manser 6-2 6-1
2R: Speck d. Johnstone 6-3 6-4
2R: Aitchison d. Edgington 4-6 6-2 6-1
2R: Lamplough d. Ramsey 6-3 6-4

2R: Salusbury d. M. Dillon 3- 6-3 6-2
2R: O’Neill d. Green 6-2 6-1
2R: Tulloch d. Wix 6-2 6-0
2R: J. Coles d. Dudgeon 6-0 3-6 6-3

QF: Chambers d. Speck 6-0 6-0
QF: Lamplough d. Aitchison 2-6 6-1 6-3
QF: Salusbury d. O’Neill 6-4 1-6 8-6
QF: J. Coles d. Tulloch 4-1 retired

SF: Chambers d. Lamplough 6-4 8-6
SF: J. Coles d. Salusbury 6-1 4-6 8-6

FI: Dorothea Lambert Chambers d. J. Coles 6-0 6-1

CR: Dorothea Lambert Chambers d. Dora Boothby (holder) 6-4 6-3

FI: Dora Boothby/Connie Luard d. Dorothea Lambert Chambers/Gladys Lamplough 6-1 7-9 8-6

MX: Dorothea Lambert Chambers/Charles P. Dixon d. J. Coles/Herbert Roper Barrett 6-3 6-4

A decisive victory for Mrs Chambers. She was very formidable, strong, accurate and placed skillfully. Mrs Boothby was nervous and kept rather too much to the back-line. There was no doubt as to who was the better player, Mrs Chambers looking the winner the whole time.

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ends June 11 Englewood Field Club, Englewood, New Jersey, US (Clay)

2R: Emily Weaver d Elizabeth Bunce 7-5 6-2

QF: Smith d Mrs Louis Haight 6-2 6-3
QF: Hammond d Clara Kutroff 6-2 6-3
QF: Augusta Chapman d Florence Sheldon 6-2 6-1
QF: Weaver d Mrs Louis Coe 6-8 6-4 6-4

SF: Hammond d Miss E.W. Smith 6-3 6-3
SF: Chapman d Weaver 6-4 6-3

FI: Augusta Chapman vs Louise Hammond

DF: Augusta Chapman/Louise Hammond d Mrs Aufferman/E.W. Smith 6-4 6-1

MX: Louise Hammond/Raymond Little d Mrs Aufferman/Carleton Gardner 7-5 6-3

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began June 6, Championship of the Carolinas, Greenville, South Carolina, US
Venue: Sans Souci Country Club

FI: Hildegarde Turle d. Ellen Perry 6-2 6-4

MX: Hildegarde Turle/R.C.Reed d. Miss Sloan/Cothran 9-7 4-6 6-2

Rollo Aug 23rd, 2010 07:01 PM

Re: 1910 results
 
Third and Fourth Weeks of June

June 13-18, London Championships, London, England (Grass)
Venue: Queen's Club

Singles (Draw=18)

1R: Gladys Lamplough d. Christina Douglass 6-3 6-1
1R: M. Messom d. Mrs Argles 6-1 6-1

2R: Lamplough d. U. Evans 6-2 6-1
2R: Mabel Parton d. L. Davenport 6-0 6-0
2R: Mrs F. Marrett d. F. Lisner 6-0 4-6 6-3
2R: Aurea Edgington d. Rosamund Salusbury default

2R: Messom d. Winifred McNair 6-3 6-4
2R: Mrs H. Bullock d. N. Stevens 6-1 5-7 6-1
2R: Madeline O’Neill d. Edith Bromfield 6-2 6-3
2R: Edith Johnson d. D. Adams 4-6 6-1 6-1

QF: Lamplough d. Parton 6-3 6-1
QF: Edgington d. Marrett 6-0 6-3
QF: Messom d. Bullock 6-3 6-2
QF: Johnson d. O’Neill 6-2 3-6 6-1

SF: Lamplough d. Edgington 6-4 6-2
SF: Edith Johnson d. Messom 6-4 6-2

FI: Gladys Lamplough d. Edith Johnson 6-2 6-0

MX: Beryl Tulloch/J.B. Ward (Can) d. Edith Greville/Otto Froitzheim (Ger) 6-4 3-6 6-3

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June 13-18, Lowestoft, Suffolk, England (Grass)

FI: Dora Boothby d. Helen Aitchison 2-6 6-2 7-5

MX: Dora Boothby/Albert Prebble d. Helen Aitchison/Charles G. Allen 6-1 10-8

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June 13-18, Saint Leonard's-on-Sea, East Sussex, England (Grass)

FI: Mildred Coles d. E.E. Sargeant 6-1 6-0

MX: Miss Tootell/Herbert S. Bullock d. Mildred Coles/ E.D. Robinson 1-6 10-8 6-2

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June 16-19, Championships of Bonn, Bonn, Germany (Clay)

FI: Betty Nutcombe-Quicke (GB) d. Marthe Trasenster (Bel) 6-2 6-1

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June 10-19, San Francisco Championships, San Francisco, California, US (Hard)

FI: Golda Myer d. Mrs. H. Niemeyer 6-1 10-8

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mid-June, Championships of Lower Austria, Vienna, Austria (Clay)

FI: Hedwig Neresheimer (Ger) d. Mita Klima 6-2 6-0

The tournament also featured the women’s doubles event for the Championships of Austria

DF: Mita Klima/Hedwig Neresheimer (Ger) d. Marie Amende/Sidi Maschka 6-3 3-6 6-2

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June 17-20, Championships of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany (Clay)

FI: Dora Köring d. Mieken Rieck 5-7 6-1 6-1

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began June 14 Amackisson Club Yonkers, New York, US

1R: Clara Kutroff d Helen Holbrook default
1R: Mabel Benedict d Emily Taylor 6-4 15-13
1R: Elsie Dietz d Miss Bellowd default

??

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began June 13, Old Dominion Tournament, Richmond, Virginia, US
Venue: Hermitage Golf Club

Singles (Draw=10)

PR: Sophie Meredith d. Miss Woodward 6-2 6-2
PR: Miss Robinson d. Mrs Duke 6-2 6-1

1R: Kate Meredith d. Miss Lancaster 6-4 6-3
1R: Connie Evans Sullivan d. Miss Hamilton 6-0 6-3
1R: Meredith d. Robinson 6-2 6-1
1R: Pauline Powers d. Miss Crump 6-2 8-6

SF: Connie Evans Sullivan d. Kate Meredith 6-0 6-1
SF: Sophie Meredith d. Pauline Powers 6-4 6-4

FI: Connie Evans Sullivan d. Sophie Meredith 7-5 6-4

CR: Connie Evans Sullivan d. Hildegarde Turle 8-6 6-2

MX: Hildegarde Turle/Page d. Connie Evans Sullivan/Neely default

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began June 20, Texas State Tournament, Dallas, Texas, US (Clay)
Venue: Dallas LTC

Singles (Draw=8)

FI: Miss Kaufman d. Miss Fairbanks

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week of June 20, Virginia State Championship, Norfolk, Virginia, US
Venue: Country Club

FI: Turle d. Truxton 6-1 6-1

MX: Winston/Truxton d. Mrs J.Saunders Taylor/Turle 6-4 3-6 6-2

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June 22-25, Durham Championshps, Sunderland, Durham, England (Grass)

FI: Alice Aitchison d. Kathleen Aitchison default

MX: Alice Aitchison/C.A. Patterson d. Mrs A. Dudgeon/William L. Clements 7-5 1-6 6-3

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June 23-25, Venice, Venice County, California, US (Hard)

FI: Alice Scott d. Gladys Widdowson 6-2 6-2

MX: May Sutton/Tom Bundy d. Ethel Bruce/Mr. Salisbury 6-2 6-2

May Sutton did not play in the singles event at this tournament.

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??circa late June? ? Norwegian Outdoor Championships, Oslo, Norway (Clay?)

FI: Molla Bjurstedt d. [????]

DF: Molla Bjurstedt/Valborg Bjurstedt d. [????]

MX: Valborg Bjurstedt/Noble Stibolt d. [????]

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date unknown, Pinehurst Championship, North Carolina, US *

FI: Miss Dorothy Ballantyne d. Mrs L.W. Hornblower 6-4 6-2

* it is no clear if was Pinehurst Midwinter Tournament or North and South Tournament

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date unknown, Bronxville, New York, US

FI: Marie Wagner d. Clare Cassell 6-2 6-1

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Circa late June, Portuguese National Championships, Cascais, Portugal (Clay)

Singles (Draw=8)

1R: Angelica Plantier d. V. Hickie 6-2 8-6
1R: Cornelia Phillimore (GB) d. Esther Buzzalgo 7-5 6-8 6-2
1R: Cecilia Rivara d. Olga Buzzalgo 7-5 6-4
1R: Helena Mauperrin Santos d. E. Barley default

SF: Plantier d. Phillimore 6-0 5-7 6-2
SF: Santos d. Rivara 7-5 6-4

FI: Angelica Plantier d. Helena Mauperrin de Santos 8-6 6-3 6-4

Doubles (Draw=5)

1R: Angelica Plantier/Helena Mauperrin Santosm-bye
1R: Gertrude Hickie/V. Hickie d. Cecilia Rivara/Miss Ryder default
1R: E. Barley/Cordelia Phillimore (GB)-bye
1R: Esther Buzzalgo/Olga Buzzalgo-bye

SF: Plantier/Santos d. G. Hickie/V. Hickie 5-7 6-2 6-2
SF: Esther Buzzalgo/Olga Buzzalgo d. Barley/Phillimore 6-4 1-6 6-1

FI: Angelica Plantier/Helena Mauperrin Santos d. Esther Buzzalgo/Olga Buzzalgo 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-2

Mixed doubles (Draw=7)

1R: Angelica Plantier/José Bello d. Olga Buzzalgo/ João Alves de Sá 8-6 6-4
1R: Cecilia Rivara/José Castello Nova d. Esther Buzzalgo/Eduardo Alves de Sá 6-3 6-2
1R: Cordelia Phillimore (GB)/R.W. Frazer-bye
1R: Helena Mauperrin Santos/ Ricardo Borges de Sousa d. Miss Ryder/Affonso Villar 6-2 3-6 6-3

SF: Plantier/Bello d. Rivara/Castello Nova 8-6 6-4
SF: Santos/Borges de Sousa d. Phillimore/Frazer 7-5 6-4

FI: Angelica Plantier/José Bello d. Helena Mauperrin Santos/Ricardo Borges de Sousa 1-6 2-6 6-3 6-3 6-2

Listed in one source as the National Championships of Portugal, the five main events at this tournament were handicap only and appear to have featured a number of overseas players living or holidaying in Portugal.

The Portugal Lawn Tennis Federation would be founded fifteen years later, in 1925, so it would probably be right to date the first real national championships from that year. Angelica Plantier also won the women's singles title in 1925.

Rollo Aug 23rd, 2010 07:02 PM

Re: 1910 results
 
June 20-25, US Championships, Philadelphia Cricket Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA (Grass)


Draw of 28 plus defender Miss Hotchkiss, who sat out until the challenge round.

First Round
Carrie Neely bye
Miss C. Cassels bye
Louise Hammond d. Miss. M. Sattersfield 6-2 6-1
Helen Pouch d. Mrs. W. Fischer ?????

Constance Evans Sullivan d. Lillie Cheston 6-0 6-3
Lucy Disston d. Caroline Stokes 6-1 6-1
Edith Rotch d. Dorothy Disston 6-2 6-2
Elizabeth Ostheimer d. Miss Meredith 6-4 6-0

Clara Chase d. M. Merrick 7-5 6-3
Edna Wildey d. H. E. Mills 6-2 6-1
Mrs. C. K. Oliphant d. B. Chanveau 6-2 6-2
Lois Moyes (Canada) d. Nellie Ostheimer 6-2 6-2

Mrs. Drexel Paul d. M . Pilling 6-1 6-0
Adelaide Browning d. B. Morgan 6-3 6-0
Dorothy Green bye
Helen Alexander bye

Second Round
Neely d. Cassels 6-1 6-1
Hammond d. Pouch 6-1 6-3
Sullivan d. L. Disston 6-2 4-6 6-0
Rotch d. E. G. Ostheimer 6-2 6-2
E. Wildey d. Chase default
Moyes d. Oliphant 6-0 6-2
Browning d. Paul 7-5 6-2
Green d. Alexander 6-2 6-4

Quarters
Hammond d. Neely 6-1 8-6
Rotch d. Sullivan 6-2 6-4
E. Wildey d. Moyes 6-3 6-4
Browning d. Green 3-6 6-3 6-2

Semis
Hammond d. Rotch 7-5 6-2
Browning d. E. Wildey 6-1 6-4

All Comers Final
Hammond d. Browning 6-2 6-4

Challenge Round
Hazel Hotchkiss d. Hammond 6-4 6-2
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Doubles

Draw of 13

First Round
Hotchkiss/Rotch bye
Green/Moyes d. M. Disston/Rodgers 6-1 6-4
Biddle/Paul d. Cassel/N. Ostheimer 1-6 6-2 6-2
Merrick/Ross d. Mrs. D. Griscolm/Anita Phipps 6-3 6-1

Meredith/Sullivan d. Tattersfield/Wiener 6-3 6-3
Browning/Wildey d. Alexander/E.G. Ostheimer 6-2 6-2
Neely/Pouch bye
D. Disston/L. Disston bye

Quarters
Hotchkiss/Rotch d. Green/Moyes 10-8 6-4
Biddle/Paul d. Merrick/Ross 6-2 6-4
Browning/Wildey d.Meredith/Sullivan 6-0 6-2
Neely/Pouch d. Disston/Disston 6-4 6-3

Semis
Hotchkiss/Rotch d. Biddle/Paul 6-2 6-4
Browning/Wildey d. Neely/Pouch 6-4 0-6 6-2

Final
Hotchkiss/Rotch d. Browning/Wildey 6-4 6-4
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Mixed Doubles

FI: Hazel Hotchkiss /Joseph R. Carpenter, Jr.d. Edna Wildey/Herbert M. Tilden6-2 6-2

Notes:
American Lawn Tennis reported that there was "a lowering of class" as "many contenders of former years" were absent, especially May Sutton, who entered the Canadian singles then went back to California. Also missing were the 1907 and 1908 champs Evelyn Sears and Maud Barger-Wallach.

Hazel plays "essentailly a man's game". She quickly overcame her finals opponent, the match lasting 34 minutes! In the ladies doubles the most excitement came in the quaters, where Green, who "played brilliantly at the barrier(net)" and Candian Moyes, with her many aces, gave the champs a real fight.

Miss Moyes the first ever Canadian to make a slam quarterfinal.
Hazel Hotchkiss=Hazel Wightman.
Mrs. Pouch =1984 champ Helen Helwig
Hammond later married as Mrs. Raymond.

Rollo Aug 23rd, 2010 07:02 PM

Re: 1910 results
 
THE CHAMPIONSHIPS (WIMBLEDON)

Dates: June 22-July 2
Venue: The All England Club,Wimbledon, London, England (Grass)

Singles (Draw=32)

*Holder Dora Boothby "sits out" until Challenge Round Final.

First Round

Sophie Castenschiold(Denmark)-bye
Mrs BR Armstrong-bye
Madeline O'Neil-bye
Mrs V. Tabbush-bye
Gladys Lamplough-bye
Mrs F. Good-bye
Beryl Tulloch-bye
Phoebe Hausberg-bye

Dorothy Holman-bye
E. Peterson-bye
Edith Johnson-bye
Nora Schmitz (US)-bye
Mabel Parton-bye
Mildred Coles-bye
Olive Manser-bye
M. Messom d. Winifred Ramsay 6-4 6-2

Amy Ransome-bye
Marjorie Boadle-bye
Helen Aitchison-bye
M. Brooksmith-bye
Vera Aitken-bye
Jessie Tripp-bye
Dorothea Chambers-bye
Frieda Nesham-bye

Aurea Edgington-bye
Charlotte Sterry-bye
Dorothy Boadle-bye
Lina Flemmich-bye
Blanche Hillyard-bye
Una Evans-bye
Winifred McNair-bye
Rosamund Salusbury-bye

Second Round

Castenschiold d. Armstrong default
O'Neil d. Tabbush 1-6 6-4 6-0
Lamplough d. Good default
Tulloch d. Hausberg default
Holman d. Peterson 6-0 6-2
Johnson d. Schmitz 6-3 6-4
Parton d. Coles 6-4 7-5
Manser d. Messom 6-1 6-1

Ransome d. Boadle 6-3 6-1
Aitchison d. Brooksmith 6-4 6-3
Aitchen d. Tripp default
Chambers d. Nesham 6-1 6-0
Edgington d. Sterry default
Boadle d. Flemmich 9-7 6-4
Hillyard d. Evans 6-1 6-1
McNair d. Salusbury 1-6 6-4 6-1

Third Round

Castenschiold d. O'Neil 6-3 6-3
Lamplough d. Tulloch default
Johnson d. Holman 5-7 6-0 6-0
Parton d. Manser 6-2 8-6

Aitchison d. Ransome 6-1 6-3
Chambers d. Aitchen 6-1 6-0
Edgington d. Boadle 6-1 6-4
McNair d. Hillyard 5-7 6-3 6-3

Quarterfinals

Lamplough d. Castenschiold 7-9 6-4 6-3
Johnson d. Parton 7-5 6-4
Chambers d. Aitchison 6-2 6-1
McNair d. Edgington 2-6 6-3 6-3

Semifinals


Johnson d. Lamplough 1-6 6-0 6-3
Chambers d. McNair 6-1 6-0

All Comers Final

Dorothea Lambert Chambers d. Edith Johnson 6-4 6-2

Challenge Round Final


Dorothea Lambert Chambers d. Dora Boothby (holder) 6-2 6-2

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Mixed Doubles (Draw=30 or 31)

1R: Dorothea Lambert Chambers/Stanley Doust (Aus) d. Winifred McNair/Roderick McNair 6-1 6-4
1R: M. Messom/Walter C. Tripp (SA) d. Miss V Tabbush/André Gobert (Fra) 6-2 6-4
1R: Sophie Castenschiöld (Den)/Percival Davson d. Madeline O’Neill/C. Gordon Smith 6-4 10-8
1R: Beryl Tulloch/George Thomas d. Marjorie Boadle/H.S. Fellows 6-4 6-4
1R: Helen Aitchison/Reginald Barnes d. Dora Boothby/Albert Prebble 7-5 6-3
1R: Una Evans/A.C. Bostwick (US) d. ???? (or bye)
1R: Mildred Coles/J.B. Ward d. Vera Aitken/Otto Blom (Neth) default
1R: Amy Ransome/Evan Gwynne-Evans d. Aurea Edgington/Ernest Parton 6-8 8-6 6-2

1R: Dorothy Boadle/Dunstan Rhodes-bye
1R: Gladys Lamplough/Herbert Roper Barrett d. Rosamund Salusbury/James C. Parke 7-5 6-1
1R: Lina Flemmich/George H. Nettleton (US) d. Nora Schmitz (US)/Edgar Timmis 6-1 6-2
1R: Winifred Ramsey/Alfred Beamish d. Frieda Nesham/Arthur Wallis Myers 6-0 6-3
1R: Olive Manser/Kenneth Powell (Can) d. Blanche Hillyard/Arthur W. Gore 6-4 6-4
1R: M. Brooksmith/Artemus Holmes (US) d. Mabel Parton/Otto Froitzheim (Ger) default
1R: Mrs BR Armstrong/Thomas D. Stoward d. Edith Johnson/Charles P. Dixon 6-3 5-7 10-8
1R: Charlotte Sterry/Robert B. Powell d. Dorothy Holman/Eric O. Pockley (Aus) default

2R: Chambers/Doust d. Messom/Tripp 6-3 6-0
2R: Tulloch/Thomas d. Castenschiold/Davson 5-7 6-2 6-3
2R: Aitchison/Barnes d. Evans/Bostwick 6-0 6-3
2R: Ransome/Gwynne-Evans d. Coles/Ward 7-5 1-6 6-3

2R: Lamplough/Barrett d. D. Boadle/Rhodes 6-2 8-6
2R: Ramsey/Beamish d. Flemmich/Nettleton 7-5 3-6 6-1
2R: Manser/K. Powell d. Brooksmith/Holmes 6-1 6-4
2R: Sterry/R. Powell d. Armstrong/Stoward 3-6 7-5 8-6

QF: Chambers/Doust d. Tulloch/Thomas 6-4 6-1
QF: Ransome/Gwynne-Evans d. Aitchison/Barnes 10-8 6-3
QF: Barrett/Lamplough d. Ramsey/Beamish 6-4 7-5
QF: Sterry/R. Powell d. Manser/K. Powell 6-3 6-1

SF: Chambers/Doust d. Ransome/Gwynne-Evans 6-1 6-2
SF: Sterry/R. Powell d. Lamplough/Barrett 6-1 6-4

FI: Dorothea Lambert Chambers/Stanley N. Doust (Aus) d. Charlotte Sterry/Robert Powell (Can) 6-2 7-5

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Summary:

Chambers returns to tennis after an 18 month absence in May. The press wondered if her time was past. Could she return as before? Her reply was to whip through the Wimbledon draw with the loss of only 16 games in 6 matches. In the All-Comers final she had early difficulty with Johnson, a surprise winner over Gladys Lamplough, but coasted after adjusting to the stiff wind. In the final Dorothea won easily, though Dora did score several aces off her serve.

Castenschiold becomes the first Dane to make the quarters of a slam.

Mrs. Chambers went undefeated all year, winning 7events out of 8. The only event she didn't win after entering was Croydon, where she defaulted the final because of a cold.

[A match summary]

Mrs Parton and Miss Coles played a capital match. Miss Coles served powerfully and repeatedly scored down her opponent’s right-side line. However Mrs Parton has her strong and beautifully executed forehand drive. Miss Coles attacked Mrs Parton’s backhand but Mrs Parton replied successfully with short returns. Mrs Parton deserved her victory because her length was better than Miss Cole’s. Miss Salusbury made some beautiful strokes from the baseline against Mrs McNair but Mrs McNair equalized with some neat volleying and eventually had matters her own way.

Mrs Lamplough drew a large crowd for her match against Miss Castenschiold. She often hit clean passed down the line and took advantage of Miss Castenschiold’s backhand which is mainly defensive. In fact her forehand drive is curiously jerky yet it proved most effective. Miss Castenschiold seems to have an excellent temperament for the game and should achieve many successes.

Mrs Lambert Chambers was too steady for Mrs McNair. The match between Mrs Lamplough and Miss Johnson was taken at a brisk pace and was full of brilliant strokes. Both ladies have fast overhead services. Mrs Lamplough even though of slighter build than Miss Johnson has a more lively service and her backhand is the equal of any seen so far at this meeting. She earned loud applause from the crowd for her brilliant strokes playing in a most buoyant fashion. Then fortune went against her, a little less net and more court would have made a great difference to her. Miss Lamplough’s methods attractive as they were, were not profitable. Miss Johnson does not have her opponent’s variety of strokes but she executes with restrained power and at very little risk. Indeed it was to her accuracy that her success was chiefly due and she also volleyed to good effect near the end. Mrs Lamplough struggled pluckily but her form had gone and it was to no purpose.

Mrs Chambers played Miss Johnson at her own game only better and Mrs Chambers always wins the point that matters. Miss Johnson played with pluck but the effort told on her and she eventually found herself swamped by Mrs Chambers’ accurate and relentless hitting to her backhand. The result was never in doubt.

Mrs Chambers hit with more power than Miss Boothby and with less exertion. Miss Boothby played accurately but Mrs Chambers more so. Mrs Chambers forehand drive swept the whole court and her backhand was kept low and used for attack as well as defence; even against Miss Sutton she would have had nothing to fear for the opinion on all sides was that she has never played better in her life. Her driving was irreproachable in length and Miss Boothby became increasingly desperate. She tried taking risks and hitting harder than she has ever done before while Mrs Chambers continued to probe her backhand remorselessly. Miss Boothby’s backhand crossed the net at such a great height that Mrs Chambers had plenty of time to make her dispositions and mighty unpleasant they were. Still, Mrs Boothby served as hard as she could and lost like a champion which is the next best thing to winning like one.

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Draw notes:

Dorothy Boadle later moved to Agentina and dominated there many years.
Mrs V Tabbush may well be related to Percy Tabbush, a male player.

The doubles and mixed doubles were still non-championships events in 1910

Rollo Aug 23rd, 2010 07:03 PM

Re: 1910 results
 
End of June to first week of July

June 27-July 2, Middle States Championships, Montrose, New Jersey, US (Grass)
Venue: Orange LTC

1R: Carrie Neeley d Clare Cassell default
1R: Eleanor Souther d Mrs George de Gersdorff 6-2 6-4
1R: Edith Rotch d Mrs John T Blanchard 6-0 6-4

SF: Neely d Souther 7-5 6-4

CR: Louise Hammond (holder) d. Carrie Neely 3-6 6-1 6-4

DF: Carrie Neely/Edith Rotch d. Clare Cassel (GB)/Eleanor Souther 6-3 6-3


*Double check dates. I have a start date of June 29.

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July 1-4 Long Beach Tournament, Long Beach, California, US (Hard)
Venue: The Hotel Virginia

Singles (Draw=8)

1R: Hazel Hotchkiss d Mrs Widdowsou default
1R: Ethel Sutton Bruce d Alice Scott 6-3 6-2
1R: May Sutton d Florence Allen 6-0 6-0
1R: Florence Sutton d Golda Myer default

SF: Bruce d Hotchkiss 6-4 6-4
SF: M Sutton d F Sutton 6-0 6-1

FI: May Sutton d Ethel Bruce 6-0 6-1

Doubles (Draw=3)

FI: Ethel Bruce/Hazel Hotchkiss d Florence Sutton/May Sutton 6-4 2-6 6-4

Exhibition on July 5: May Sutton d Hazel Hotchkiss 6-2 6-0

The men's doubles carried the title of the Pacific States Doubles-the title for the women's event is unclear.

Hazel was exhausted after six days of journeying across the US by train. She fell in an upset to Ethel Sutton Bundy,ruining the projected final clash with May. An exhibition is arrnanged for finals day.Early in the morning May destroyed her older sister Ethel in the final. In the afternoon 2,000 come out for the exhibition between May and Hazel. The "unbeatable one" thumps Hazel in front of a partisan southern crowd. In the wake of May's win the Los Angeles Herald calls for the US Women's National event to be moved from Philadelphia.

Ethel usually listed in results as Mrs B. O. Bruce.

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June 30-July 2, Sheffield and Hallamshire, South Yorkshire, England (Grass)

FI: Katherine Clegg d. A. Appleyard 6-2 6-3

MX: Katherine Clegg/Edgar W. Timmis d. A. Appleyard/R. Webster default

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June 30-July 2, Mid-Kent Championships, Maidstone, Kent, England (Grass)

FI: Rosamund Salusbury d. H. Harper 2-6 6-0 6-0

MX: Orea Beatty/A.K. Evans and Geraldine Ramsey/Alfred Beamish divided the prizes

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June 27-July 2, Romsey, Hampshire, England (Grass)

FI: Gladys Lee d. Margaret Bucknill 6-3 6-4

Rollo Aug 23rd, 2010 07:05 PM

Re: 1910 results
 
Week of July 4-10

???? Danish Outdoor Championships

FI: Sophie Castenschiold d. ??

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began July 4 , Southern Championships, Atlanta, Georgia, US (Clay)
Venue: Atlanta Athletic Club

CR: Hildegard Turle (holder) d. Mrs W. Sullivan 6-4 4-6 7-5

MX: Mrs W. Sullivan/Nathaniel Thornton d. Hildegard Turle/W.B. Cragin, Jr 5-7 6-2 7-5

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July 4-9, North London Championships (Gipsy Open), London, England (Grass)
Venue: Gipsy Club at Stamford Hill

Singles (Draw=14)

1R: Madeline O’Neill bt G Zossenheim 6-1 6-3
1R: E M Brown d. P Hart default
1R: Agnes Morton d. Jessie Tripp 6-0 6-1
1R: Mrs Hearn-bye

1R: Mrs Ellis-bye
1R: Winifred McNair d. Margaret Tripp 6-3 7-5
1R: Beryl Tulloch d. Aurea Edgington 7-5 6-4
1R: Daisy Kercheval-Hole d. E Beswick 6-1 6-0

QF: O’Neill d. Brown 6-3 6-0
QF: Morton d. Hearn 6-3 6-1
QF: McNair d. Ellis 6-4 6-2
QF: Tulloch d. Kercheval-Hole 7-5 7-5

SF: McNair d. O’Neill 6-2 6-4
SF: Morton d. Tulloch 6-1 8-6

FI: Agnes Morton d. Winifred McNair 6-2 6-2

DF: Mrs D.M. Armstrong/Winifred McNair d. Agnes Morton/Jessie Tripp 6-2, 6-2

MX: Agnes Morton/Herbert Roper Barrett d. Winifred McNair/Roderick J. McNair 7-5 6-4

Agnes Morton called herself "Fraulein Freiburg" for this event. Freiburg is the name of German city.

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July 4-9, Welsh Championships, Newport, Wales (Grass)

Singles (Draw=11)

1R: Mrs R H Fletcher bt M Hewlett 6-4 6-3
1R: E M Vaughan bt Edith Longhurst 6-4 6-3
1R: Amy Ransome bt E R Cochrane 6-1 6-1

QF: Helen Aitchison d. B Williams 6-0 6-1
QF: Maud Garfit d. Mrs E B Hawker 6-0 6-1
QF: Fletcher d. Vaughan 6-3 6-3
QF: Ransome d. Mrs A Huxley 6-0 6-1

SF: Garfit d. Ransome 6-4 6-2
SF: Aitchison d. Fletcher 6-0 6-2

FI: Helen Aitchison d. Maud Garfit 8-6 6-4

MX: Maud Garfit/Charles P. Dixon d. Edith Longhurst/S.M. Jacob 6-1 6-2

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July 4-9, Leicestershire Championships, Leicester, Leicestershire, England (Grass)

Due to heavy rain, play was abandoned at the semi-final stage with four players still left in

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July 7-11, Warwick, Warwickshire, England (Grass)

FI: Mabel Dudgeon d. Mrs J.B. Perrett 6-2 6-2

MX: Mrs Chilcott/ Samuel E. Charlton d. Mabel Dudgeon/Captain Oakes 6-3 6-4

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July 4-9, Epsom, Surrey, England (Grass)

FI: J. Coles d. B. Leader 6-3 6-2

DF: L. Davenport/Charlotte Sterry d. Miss Harper/Miss Russell 6-4 6-1

MX: Charlotte Sterry/George Thomas d. Miss Flemmich/C.N. Ambrose 6-2 6-4

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July 7-9, Norfolk Championships, Norwich, Norfolk, England (Grass)

FI: Hilda Lane d. J. Frere 6-1 6-3

MX: Hilda Lane/Charles G. Allen d. J. Manley-Sims/F.W. Shutes 6-2 6-1

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began July 6, Russian Championships, Moscow, Russia (Clay)

FI: Nadezhda Martinova d. Martinova 8-6 6-1

The two finalists were sisters. The Russian Championships, usually held in Saint Petersburg, were open only to Russian players until 1912.

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date unknown, Missouri Valley Championship, US

FI: Evelyn Seavey d. ??

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???? Philadelphia and District Championships, Pennsylvania, US

FI: Anna Wallace d. ??


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