Originally Posted by Rollo
That was very important information that fills in a huge gap. By the way I do have a score for the final-it was 6-3 6-1.
I know "wikipedia" gives the score of the 1897 French Closed Championships women's singles final as 6-3, 6-1, but that doesn't sound like a closely-fought contest to me. I couldn't confirm that score anywhere else, so I didn't include it.