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Old Sep 25th, 2010, 02:30 PM   #1
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1893 Results

January to March

Date Unknown, New Zealand Championship

Won by J Rees

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Date Unknown, Natal Championship, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

FI: Mabel Grant d. Brady 6-3 8-6


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Circa mid-March, Ceylon Championships, Nuwara Eliya, Ceylon

FI: Mrs A. Broun d. Annette de Fonblanque 4-6 6-4 6-1

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circa March 15 Magnolia Springs Tournament, Magnolia Springs, Florida, US
Venue: Magnolia Springs Club

MX: Maud Reynolds/Gregory S. Bryan d. Miss White/John A Morton

3rd place went to Mrs CE Farmer/GF Farmer

It was a 3 day event.

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Thanks to Mark Ryan for most of the work in assembling and formatting these results and comments. Thanks also to Rollo and to Brian Stewart (slams).
Thanks to GeeTee for Aussie results. Also props to the Computer for help with catching errors.

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Sources:

The Wright and Ditson Annual for 1894 has totally been covered.

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Old Sep 25th, 2010, 02:31 PM   #2
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Re: 1893 Results

April

April 1-3, South African Championships, Port Elizabeth, South Africa (Clay)
Venue: Port Elizabeth Lawn Tennis Club

Singles (Draw=6, plus holder)

1R: Mrs Maclagan-bye
1R: Miss Carpenter d. A. Philps 6-4 6-1
1R: Mrs Shepherd d. F. Philps 6-2 6-3
1R: Miss Hartley-bye

SF: Maclagan d. Carpenter 6-0 6-1
SF: Shepherd d. Hartley 6-2 6-2

FI: Maclagan d. Shepherd 6-4 8-6

CR: Mabel Grant (holder) d. Mrs McLagan 6-1 6-0

MX: Mabel Grant/Grant d. Mrs Shepherd/Grimmer 8-6 6-1


Event traditionally held over Easter. Other female contestants included Mrs Ethel Davies, Mrs Beatrice Paterson, and Miss Jessica Paterson

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April 1-3, Rockferry Lawn Tennis Club, Cheshire, England
Venue: Rockferry Lawn Tennis Club

DF: Maud Higginson/G. Massey d. Miss Beckwith/May Sproule 6-8 6-2 8-6

MX: Asta Broadbent/W. Massey d. Kate Nunneley/J.D. Moffatt default

This annual club tournament did not feature a women's singles event, while the above two doubles were handicap only.

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April 10-15, British Covered Courts Championships, London, England (Indoors on Wood)
Venue: Hyde Park Club

CR: Maud Shackle (holder) d. May Arbuthnot 6-2, 1-6, 7-5

This year the sisters May, Ivy and Ann Artbuthnot all competed in the women’s singles event.

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April, Tasmania Champs., Launceston

FI: Nina Rock d. A Gibson 6-1 4-6 6-3

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April 8-24, South Australian Championships, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia (Hard/Asphalt)
Venue: Adelaide Oval

Draw=5

1R: Maisie Parr d N Cole 6-1 6-0

SF: Mrs Ragless d Mrs Goldsmith 7-5 6-2
SF: Maisie Parr d Costello 6-0 6-1

FI: Maisie Parr d. Mrs Ragless 6-0 6-2

Doubles (Draw=5)

1R: LE Payne/Miss Young d N Cole/Miss Costello 8-6 2-6 6-4

SF: EM Parr/Maisie Parr d W Brown/N Hocart 6-1 6-2
SF: Mrs Groom/Miss Wyatt d Payne/Young 6-4 6-3

FI: EM Parr/Maisie Parr d Mrs Groom/Miss Wyatt 6-4 8-6

Miss Costello, who has only been in South Australia a short period, was 'one time champion of Ireland'

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Re: 1893 Results

May

May 13-20, New South Wales Championships, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (Grass)
Venue: Association Grounds, Moore Park

SF: Miss Mayne d Ada Keele 6-1 6-3
SF: Miss Dransfield d McKenzie 6-1 6-2

FI: Mayne d Dransfield 6-2 6-4

CR: Miss Mayne d Mabel Shaw (holder) 6-0 6-0

Doubles

1R: Miss Batt/Miss McKenzie d Miss Stayton/Miss Knight 6-4 6-1

SF: Batt/McKenzie d Woolnough/Elliot 6-1 6-2
SF: Dransfield/Ada Keele d ?? default??

FI: Dransfield/Keele d Batt/McKenzie 8-6 6-2

CR: Mayne/Shaw d Dransfield/Ada Keele 6-3 6-4

Mixed Doubles (incomplete)

Miss Woolnough/Dudley Webb d Dransfield/Tiley default
Miss Shaw/Willes d Miss Smith/Rawson 6-4 6-2
Miss Pearson/Silly d Mrs Metcalfe/Austin 6-4 3-6 6-4
Mabel Shaw/Percy Colquhoun d Miss Batt/Fox 6-4 6-3
Mabel Shaw/Wickham d Woolnough/Dudley Webb 6-2 6-2

FI: Shaw/Wickham d Colquhoun/Shaw 1-6 6-3 7-5

CR: Mabel Shaw/G Wickham (holders) d. Miss Mayne/Ben Green 6-3 6-3

Miss Mable Shaw Shaw had been indisposed while in Sydney. (Note there are two Miss Shaws). Tiley, who works in the Commercial Bank, could not manage to get away to compete.

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May 22-27, Irish Championships, Dublin, Ireland (Grass)
Venue: Fitzwilliam Square,

FI: Florence Stanuell d. Miss Pope 6-2 6-3

DF: Jane Corder/Miss Shaw d. G Crofton/Florence Stanuell default

MX: Elsie Pinckney/Manliffe Goodbody d. Miss Shaw/Frank Stoker 5-7 6-1 6-1 6-4

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Date Unknown, Ealing, GB

Won by Charlotte Cooper

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May 20-23, Hexham, Tynedale, Northumberland, England (Grass)

A ladies event held-but as yet we have no results reported.

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Re: 1893 Results

First half of June


June 5-7, Welsh Championships, Penarth, Wales (Grass)

FI: Ethel Cochrane d. Miss Stoddart 6-1 6-0

Note that Max Robertson, in his 1973 Encyclopedia of Tennis, has the winner as Miss M Cochrane.

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June 5-10, Middlesex Championships, London, England (Grass)
Venue: Chiswick Park

FI: Edith Austin d. Charlotte Cooper 6-3 6-3

CR: Maud Shackle (holder) d. Edith Austin 4-6 6-3 6-4

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June 6-10, Scottish Championships, Saint Andrews, Fife, Scotland (Grass)

FI: Jane Corder d. Miss Moir 6-0 6-4

Holder Helen Jackson did not defend her title.

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Began June 7, North of Ireland Championships, Belfast, Ulster, Ireland (Grass)
Venue: Cliftonville Cricket Club

CR: Miss Shaw (holder) d. Miss Corder 3-6 6-0 9-7

Note that if the dates are correct (and there is no reason to doubt them) it precludes this Miss Corder from being the same as J Corder.

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June 12-17, Northern Tournament, Manchester, England (Grass)

CR: Lottie Dod (holder) d. Blanche Hillyard 6-3 3-6 7-5

DF: Blanche Hillyard/Maud Shackle d. Miss Clarke/Jane Corder 6-3, 6-2

Mixed Doubles

FI: Blanche Hillyard/Wilfred Baddeley d. Charlotte Cooper/Harold Mahony 6-4 6-1

CR: Blanche Hillyard/Wilfred Baddeley d. Lottie Dod/Anthony Dod (holders) 13-11 7-5

The following report on this Challenge Round singles match is taken from "Pastime" of June 21, 1893:

"Mrs Hillyard in the first set could do nothing with Miss Dod, who was at her best, driving with great power into the corners and volleying the returns. The set went to her at 6-3. In the second set the holder fell away in a most unaccountable manner, putting easy balls repeatedly into the net, while the challenger, who had certainly got more into her drive, won three games straight off, and in the end gained the set at 6-3.

"In the final set Mrs Hillyard continued to play well, and Miss Dod failed to recover her form. The result was that the score was called 5-4, 40-15, Mrs Hillyard leads; deuce followed and Mrs Hillyard got ‘vantage, but lost the game and the next two and the match. The holder mistrusted her drive at the close of this set and took to skying the ball, and if Mrs Hillyard at the critical time had gone for her shot, she might have won." Thus Dod saved 3 match points in defeating Hillyard.

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June 12-17, Kent County Championship, Blackheath, Kent, England (Grass)

CR: Amy Wilson (holder) d. Mrs Waring 6-3 3-6 6-1

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Re: 1893 Results

Second half of June

June 19-24, Kent Championships, Beckenham, Kent, England (Grass)

CR: Maud Shackle (holder) d. Ruth Pennington-Legh 6-3 6-4

Legh listed as Miss P(ennington) Legh.

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June 19-26, Ilkley, Yorkshire, England

FI: Charlotte Cooper d. Katherine Grey 6-2 3-6 6-3

CR: Helen Jackson (holder) d. Charlotte Cooper 6-0 2-6 6-1

DF: L Clark/Jane Corder d. Miss Mann/Miss Muff 6-2 6-1

MX: Charlotte Cooper/Harold Mahony d. Helen Jackson/Joshua Pim 6-4 7-5

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UNITED STATES NATIONAL WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIPS

Dates: June 20-23
Venue: Philadelphia Cricket Club, Wissahickon Heights, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Surface: Grass

Singles (Draw=19)


Preliminary Round

Miss Kimble** d. Amy R Williams 4-6 14-12 8-6
Bessie Moore d. Emily Neff 6-0 6-1
Miss Stone** d. Mrs Clement Beecroft 6-0 6-2


First Round

Augusta Schultz d. Hattie Butler 2-6 6-2 6-2
Annabella Wistar d. Miss Calahan 6-1 6-2
Miss Bent d. Miss Hannis 6-2 7-5
Underhill d. Bertha Townsend default

Aline Terry d. Josephine White 6-2 6-2
Hattie Beaumont d. Helen Day Harris 6-3 6-2
Moore d. Ethel Bankson 3-6 6-3 8-6
Helena Hellwig d. Elizabeth Slevin 6-2 6-0

Quarterfinals (listed in paper as "2nd Round")

Schultz d. Wistar 6-3 6-1
Underhill d. Bent 4-6 6-4 9-7
Terry d. Beaumont 6-2 6-0
Moore d. Hellwig 7-5 1-6 6-4

Semifinals

Terry d. Moore 6-3 4-6 6-4
Schultz d. Underhill 6-2 3-6 6-0

Final:

Aline Terry d. Augusta Schultz 6-1 6-3

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Doubles (Draw=9)

Preliminary Round

Helena Hellwig/Bessie Moore d Calahan/Hannis 6-0 6-0

2nd Round (=Quarterfinals)

Hellwig/Moore d. Elizabeth Slevin/Josephine White 6-1 6-2
Hattie Butler/Aline Terry d Ethel Bankson/Hattie Beaumont 6-3 6-0
Augusta Schultz/Stone d. Amy Williams/Annabella Wistar 6-1 4-6 8-6
Mrs Harris/Hood d Miss Kimble/Emily Neff 7-5 6-3

Semifinals

Butler/Terry d. Hellwig/Moore 8-6 6-3 9-7
Schultz/Stone d. Harris/Hood 1-6 6-0 6-3

Final
Hattie Butler/Aline Terry d. Augusta Schultz/Miss Stone 6-4 6-3

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Mixed Doubles (Draw=12)

PR=Preliminary Round

PR: Hattie Butler/Lieut Lansdale d Mrs Beecroft/Rev Michael 6-4 6-2
PR: Ethel Bankson/Robert Wilson d Miss Stone/Mr Prosser 3-6 6-1 6-2
PR: Ellen Roosevelt/Clarence Hobart d Amy Williams/Mr Clark 6-3 6-4
PR: Augusta Schultz/John Talmadge d Mrs Harris/Mr Hood 6-4 6-4
PR: Annabella Wistar/Mr Brown d Moore/Mr Johnston 6-8 7-5 6-3
PR: Aline Terry/HA Colby d Mabel Cahill and partner by default

1R: Hattie Butler/Lieut Lansdale-bye
1R: Miss Bankson/Mr Wilson -bye
1R: Schultz/Talmadge d Harris/Hood 6-4 6-4
1R: Rosevelt/Hobart-bye
1R: Terry/Colby d Wistar/Brown 7-5 6-3

QF: Bankson/Wilson d Butler/Lansdale 6-2 6-3
QF: Schultz/Talmadge-bye (??)
QF: Roosevelt/Hobart d Terry/Colby 6-1 6-3

SF: Bankson/Wilson d Schultz/Talmadge 6-4 5-7 6-4
SF: Rossevelt/Hobart-bye

FI: Ellen Roosevelt/Clarence Hobart d. Ethel Bankson/Robert N Wilson 6-1 4-6 10-8

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Notes and Summary

The draw is reconstructed from the Philadelphia Inquirer. Holder Mabel Cahill did not defend. The reason why is not clear, as she won the Middle States event held soon after the Nationals.

Some oddities: Miss Stone and Miss Kimble (see **) are shown winning in the Prelim round, but not mentioned after. This could an error on the paper's part, but this is also true in the New York Tribune's reports of the event. Did they default? Byes were scattered through the mixed doubles draw.

The Prelim match between Kimble-Williams set an early record for most games(in a 3 set match) at 50. The match lasted for over 4 hours.

Miss Terry won the cup for 1 year and an enamel laurel wreath pin. Miss Schultz won a pair of opera glasses made of gold and pearl!

The ladies doubles winners got French traveling clocks, handy when playing away from home.

After the final, dinner was served at the club. In the evening "The grounds were illuminated by electric lights and Chinese lanterns ..."

The orchestra was stationed on the clubhouse porch and furnished the music. Dancing was indulged in all the evening and it was quite late when it was all over.

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June 26-29, Craigside, Llandudno, Wales (Grass)

FI: Ellen Cressy and Ida Cressy divided the prizes*

In 1893, the women's singles event at this tournament was handicap only.

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began June 28, Middle States Championships, Mountain Station, New Jersey, US (Grass)
Venue: Orange Lawn Tennis Club

FI: Mabel Cahill (Ire) d. Helena Hellwig 6-2 6-1

MX: Augusta Schultz/HA Colby d. Mabel Cahill (Ire)/Edwin P Fischer 8-6 6-4

Cahill proves her supremacy here despite opting out of defending her US National Championships a couple weeks before.

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Re: 1893 Results

First half of July

July 3-8, London Championships, London, England (Grass)
Venue: Queen’s Club

CR: Maud Shackle (holder) d. Edith Austin 6-2 6-1

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THE CHAMPIONSHIPS (WIMBLEDON)

Dates: July 10-20
Venue: The All-England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London, England
Surface: Grass

Singles (Draw=7)

Champ Dod sits out until the Challenge Round.

First Round

Edith Austin d. S Robins 6-2 6-1
Maud Shackle d. Ruth Legh 10-8 6-1
Charlotte Cooper d. Henrietta Horncastle 6-4 6-1
Blanche Hillyard-bye.

Semifinals

Shackle d. Austin 6-0 6-2
Hillyard d. Cooper 6-3 6-1

All-Comers Final

Blanche Hillyard d. Maud Shackle 6-3 6-2

Challenge Round

Lottie Dod (holder) d. Blanche Hillyard 6-8 6-1 6-4

In the first set there were six breaks of service in the first six games; at 5-4, 40-0, Lottie Dod had three set points, but could not convert any of them. In the second set Blanche Hillyard won her service to love in the first game and had three break points in the second game, which went to a total of ten deuces before Lottie Dod held serve. Lottie Dod then won the next five games to take the second set. In the final set there were six breaks of serve in the first six games once again. At 4-3, Lottie Dod got the vital break of serve and won her own serve to consolidate it.

Although Blanche Hillyard held to 4-5, Lottie Dod held on to win the set, match and championship in the next game. There was a break of a few minutes early in the third set when Lottie Dod slipped and fell, but she was not seriously hurt.

Hillyard tests Dod in the challenge round. Weeks before Wimbledon she had held 3 match points at Manchester, losing 6-3 3-6 7-5. This time she again falls in 3. A figure in white with her cricket cap secure on her head, Lottie moved about the court with her black stockings providing color. At the start of the third Lottie fell heavily. It was thought she might retire. However, she held on for her third straight crown. Lottie Dod never again played tennis competively. She went on to other sports, including golf, and archery, where she won a silver medal at the 1908 Olympics.

With a scant record of 8-0, Dod remains the only woman in tennis history NEVER to lose a singles match in a grand slam

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began July 11, New York State Championships, Saragota Springs, New York, US (Grass)
Venue: Saragota Athletic Club

FI: Mabel Cahill (Ire) d. Bessie Moore 9-7 6-1

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Re: 1893 Results

Second half of July

July 19-22, Nottinghamshire Open, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England (Grass)

FI: Kate Nunneley d. E. Vaudrey 6-0 6-1

Kate Nunneley was born in England, but would eventually emigrate to New Zealand, where she would win the New Zealand Championships many times.

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c. late July? Edgbaston (Birmingham), England (Grass)

FI: D. Morgan d. Blanche Hillyard 12-10 retired (Handicap only event)

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July 25-August 5, Canadian Championships, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Grass)
Venue: Toronto Club

3 rounds

CR: Maude Delano-Osborne (holder) d. Mrs Sydney Smith 6-8 8-6 6-2

A repeat of last year's final. This year the Canadian Association offered a beautiful cup. Mrs Smith had the better backhand and steadier form, whilst Osborne hit a harder serve and drove with more severity. Many rallies went past 12 strokes, especially in the first set. Smith had gone through 3 tough matches in two two days before the final; not surprisingly she tired towards the end.

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Re: 1893 Results

First half of August

July 31-August 5, Northumberland Championships, Newcastle, Northumberland, England (Grass)

FI: Jane Corder d. Charlotte Cooper 6-2 7-5

DF: Jane Corder/Alice Pickering d. Miss Crosby/K Grey 6-1, 6-2

MX: Jane Corder/George Ball-Greene d. Helen Jackson/William Renshaw 6-3 7-5

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began July 31 Championships of Long Island, Southampton, New York, US (Grass)
Venue: Meadow Club

MX: Miss Ewing/EL Hall d. Miss Stone/HA Colby 6-3 6-3

No ladies singles or doubles


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Circa August 5-12, Queensland Championships, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia (Grass)

FI: Mabel Taylor d. Miss Wallace 6-3 6-2

MX: Mabel Taylor/Ernest Gilligan d. Mrs Drake/A Pixley 6-2 6-1

Holder miss MacGregor did not defend her singles title.

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began August 7, Darlington, Durham, England (Grass)

FI: Charlotte Cooper d. Miss Shaw 6-0 6-1

MX: Charlotte Cooper/Harold Mahony d. Miss Shaw/HG Stobart 6-1 6-4

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August 7-12, Exmouth, Devon, England (Grass)

FI: Lilian Pine-Coffin d. Miss Bryan 6-4 6-2

The finalist probably= C Bryan.

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August 8-10, Pensarn, Wales (Grass)

FI: M Pick d. K. Broadhurst 6-1 6-1

CR: M Pick d. L Brown (holder) 6-2 6-1

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August 9-12, West of Scotland Championships, Castle Wemyss, Fife, Scotland (Grass)

FI: H Graham d. B Watson 3-6 6-2 6-0

DF: K Jamieson/M Jamieson d. H Graham/A Jamieson 6-2 2-6 9-7

MX: K Arbuthnot/H Nadin d. Mrs Lascelles/MS Lascelles 3-6 6-4 6-4

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August 10-14, East of England Championships, Felixstowe (Grass)

FI: Elsie Lane d. Henrietta Govey Horncastle 6-3 11-9

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Re: 1893 Results

Second half of August

????, Bar Harbor, Bar Harbor,Maine, US
Venue: Kebo Valley Lawn Tennis Club

FI: Miss Goodfellow d. Miss Gibson 6-2 6-1 6-2

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August 15-17, Saxmundham, Suffolk, England (Grass)

Singles (Draw=4)

1R: Elsie Lane d. Toupie Lowther 6-4 6-3
1R: Henrietta Horncastle d. Mabel Flick 5-6 6-2 6-3

FI: Elise Lane d. Henrietta Horncastle 6-3 6-1

Doubles (Draw=4)


1R: Elsie Lane/Henrietta Horncastle d. Toupie Lowther/Hon. Mariota Thellusson 6-0 6-3
1R: Adeleve Flick/Mabel Flick d. F.E. Sandes/Maud Hancocks 5-6 6-3 6-5

FI: Elsie Lane/Henrietta Horncastle d. Adeleve Flick/Mabel Flick default

Mixed doubles
(Draw=8)

1R: Henrietta Horncastle/Edward R. Allen d. Adeleve Flick.C.W. Haward 6-0 6-2
1R: Mabel Flick/Stanley Turnrer d. Hon. Mariota Thellusson/Francis Longe ????
1R: Miss Haywood/RB Scott d. Toupie Lowther/Rupert Hamblin-Smith 6-3 3-6 6-3
1R: Elsie Lane/Charles G. Allen d. F.E. Sandes/J.E. Greiveson 6-2 6-1

SF: Horncastle/ER Allen d. M. Flick/Turner 6-4 6-4
SF: Lane/CG Allen d. Scott/Haywood 6-0 6-2

FI: Henrietta Horncastle/Edward R. Allen and Elsie Lane/Charles G. Allen divided the prizes

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August 15-19, Derbyshire Championships, Buxton, Derbyshire, England (Grass)

FI: Blanche Hillyard d. Helen Jackson 6-0 6-1

DF: Blanche Hillyard/Bertha Steedman d. Charlotte Cooper/E Cooper 6-2 6-1

MX: Blanche Hillyard/George Hillyard d. Bertha Steedman/JW Steedman 6-1 6-2

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August 21-24, The Hague, Holland (Clay)

FI: N Hart d. Mme Blom 6-4 8-6

MX: Mme Blom/A Mullmeister d. Miss van der Hoop/A Woulde 6-4 6-1

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August 22-24 Maritime Provinces Lawn Tennis Tournament, St. John, Canada (Grass)
Venue: St John Club

FI: Mrs GK McLeod d. Miss Powys ????

DF: C Smith and Mabel Smith d. Miss Hansard/Miss Powys ????

MX: Miss Hansard/HH Hansard d. Miss Powys/CW Clarke 7-5 1-6 6-3 6-4


Fewer entries than in previous years.
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August 21-26, North of England Championships, Scarborough, Yorkshire, England (Grass)

FI: L Clark d. May Arbuthnot 6-4 2-6 6-2

DF: Ivy Arbuthnot/May Arbuthnot d. Miss Cressy/Miss Crosby 6-3 6-4

MX: L Clark/HE Caledcott d. M Crossely/HG Nadin 6-4 7-5

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Late August? Niagara-on-the-Lake International, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada (Grass)
Venue: Queen's Royal Hotel

FI: Maude Osborne d. Mrs Sydney Smith 6-8 6-3 6-3

DF: Maude Osborne/Mrs Sydney Smith d. Miss Bernard (GB)/Miss Nay (US) 6-2 7-5

MX: Maude Osborne/Gordon Mackenzie d. Miss Coldham/Ashton Coldham 6-4 6-3

Miss Nay is from St Catherine's.
Mrs Sydney Smith is from Ottawa.

On the last day some 600 attended a hop, where the prizes were presented in a ceremony. There was ball later that evening.


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August 29-30, Gore Court Archery and Lawn Tennis Club, Sittingbourne, Kent, England (Grass)
Venue:
Gore Court Park

FI: F. Malden d. A. Malden 4-6 6-3 6-4

DF: M. Burton/Nellie Burton d. Frances Burton/A. Malden 3-6 6-4 6-2

MX: Henrietta Horncastle/
Walter Horncastle and M. Burton/Wilberforce V. Eaves (Aus) divided the prizes

This short but popular tournament did not usually feature a women's singles event.


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Re: 1893 Results

September

September 4-9, Sussex Championships, Brighton, Sussex, England (Grass)

CR: Blanche Hillyard d. Maud Shackle (holder) 6-1 6-4

DF: Elsie Lane/Maud Shackle d. Edith Cole/Lilian Pine-Coffin 6-4 6-1

MX: Lilian Pine-Coffin/Ernest Renshaw d. Elsie Lane/Charles G Allen 6-3 6-3

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September 5-10, Dinard, France (Clay)

FI: Hélène Prévost d. Margaret Manley-Sims (GB) 2-6 6-2 6-3 (handicap event)

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September 6-9, Trefriw, Wales

FI: Miss Stoneax d. Mrs Ashwell 6-4 retired

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September 7-9, Pacific Coast Championships, San Rafael, California, US (Hard)
Venue: Hotel Rafael

Singles (Draw=4)

1R: Miss Bates d Miss Roberts 5-7 6-4 6-2*
1R: Bee Hooper d. Alice Hoffman 6-3 4-6 6-2

FI: Bee Hooper d. Miss Bates 2-6 6-4 6-1

CR: Bee Hooper d. Susie Morgan (holder) 9-7 6-4 3-6 9-11 7-5

Wright and Ditson (which covers the event on pages 180 to 182) reports that several lady players were absent due to the World's Fair going on in Chicago. Players such as Crouch, Lord, Wilison, and the Gibbs sisters fell into this category.

An "immense crowd" came for the Challenge Round. A 67-game five-set match! By games this ranks as one of the longest ladies singles ever. "Miss Hooper uses a drive stroke so powerful that
few men could equal, and covers it with a rapidity and grace seldom winessed in a lady."

*Check score later in newspaper source. Wright and Ditson somewhat confusing.

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September 11-16, South of England Championships, Eastbourne, East Sussex, England (Grass)
Venue: Devonshire Park

CR: Blanche Hillyard (holder) d. Maud Shackle 6-1 4-6 15-13

MX: Blanche Hillyard/Wilfred Baddeley d. N Martin/JF Martin 6-2 7-5

Blanche Hillyard looked like running away with this match early on before Maud Shackle made a stirring comeback. The third set was as close as the score indicates; Maud Shackle managed to reach match point at 10-9, 40-30, but could not convert.

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Circa September 19-23, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Boulogne, France (Clay)

FI: J Corder (GB) d. Mrs White (GB) 6-0 6-0 6-2

Holder H Froome (GB) did not defend.

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November

November 16-24, Victorian Championships, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Hard/Asphalt)
Venue: Warehouseman's Cricket Ground

SF: Raleigh d F Waters 6-2 4-6 8-6
SF: C Peach d Mabel Shaw 2-6 6-5 6-4

FI: C Peach d. E Raleigh 6-4 2-6 6-4

Doubles

SF: Mabel Shaw/Phenie Shaw d E Raleigh/C Raleigh 6-5 6-4
SF: Nellie A'Beckett/F Waters d C Peach/C Peach 6-2 6-2

FI: Mabel Shaw/Phenie Shaw d Nellie A'Beckett/F Waters 6-3 5-6 6-2

Mixed Doubles (Draw=8)

1R: Miss Brookes/W Balfour d Mabel Shaw/Percy Colquhoun 3-6 6-3 6-2
1R: Phenie Shaw/Mansfield d C Raleigh/G Wickham 7-5 6-2
1R: F Waters/Ben Green d E Raleigh/Alec Chomley 6-3 6-3
1R: C Peach/Windeyer d Nellie A'Beckett/A'Beckett 6-4 6-4

SF: Waters/Green d Shaw/Mansfield 6-2 7-5
SF: Brookes/Balfour d Peach/Windeyer 6-4 7-5

FI: F Waters/Ben Green d. Miss Brookes/W Balfour 6-3 6-2

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Re: 1893 Results

Hi David,

I added some doubles scores to the US Nationals-it should now be complete, though mysteries remain. I also put in definite start and end dates.

We are making good progress with these early results.

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Re: 1893 Results

A suggestion: If possible, delete the results contained in the original threads that are now included in the new thread (i.e. most results in the new thread). This has been done so far for most of the years from circa 1878 to 1892 and makes things look a lot more ordered.

Results whose dates are not known could be included in a special section. Having all the old, disordered results and partial results at the beginning of a thread makes things look very messy.
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