Re: 1924 results
Week of February 25-March 2
February 25-March 2, Monte Carlo Championships, Monte Carlo, Monaco (Clay)
FI: Elizabeth Ryan (US) d. Phyllis Satterthwaite (GB) 6-2 6-2
DF: Elizabeth Ryan (US)/Dorothy Shepherd-Barron (GB) d. Ermyntrude Harvey (GB)/Diddie Vlasto (Frn) 6-3 6-0
MX: Elizabeth Ryan (US)/Charles Aeschlimann (Swt) divided the prizes with "Mrs James"*/Ernest T. Lamb (GB)
* A pseudonym.
February 25-29 Florida Championships Palm Beach, Florida, US (Clay)
1R: Molla Bjurstedt Mallory-bye
2R: Mallory d. Dorothy Klotz 6-0 6-1
QF: Mallory d. Mrs. De Forest Candee 7-5 6-0
SF: Mallory d. Clare Cassel 6-2 6-0
SF: Leslie Bancroft d. Phyllis Walsh 6-1 6-2
FI: Molla Mallory d. Leslie Bancroft 9-7 9-7
DF: Mallory/Walsh d. Bancroft/Batchelor 6-3 6-0
Molla "fought cooly under the swift attack of the backhand artist." Bancroft double faulted on 4 critical points. Large crowds came out for the semis and final. On a social note-the Tennis Ball Masque was revived after 3 years.
Last edited by Rollo : Feb 5th, 2013 at 03:57 PM.