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Old Aug 23rd, 2010, 05:51 PM   #7
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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

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