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Old Apr 5th, 2002, 07:31 PM   #16
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1898

Dates: June 20-28
Venue: The All-England lawn Tennis and croquet Club, Wimbledon, London, England
Surface: Grass

Singles (Draw=18)

First Round

C. Morgan-bye
Beryl Tulloch-bye
Ruth Pennington-Legh-bye
Henrietta Horncastle-bye
Louisa Martin (Ire)-bye
"Ireland"-bye
Hitchens-bye
ER Morgan d. Edith Bromfield 8-6 4-6 8-6

Edith Austin d. Amy Kirby 7-5 6-2
Ellen Thynne-bye
Ruth Dyas (Ire)-bye
Alice Pickering-bye
Mrs. H. I. Harper-bye
Bertha Steedman-bye
H. Smythe-bye
Charlotte Cooper-bye

Second Round

C. Morgan d. Tulloch 6-4 6-2
Legh d. Horncastle 6-2 6-2
Martin d. 'Ireland' default
ER Morgan d. Hitchins 6-1 6-1

Austin d. Thynne 6-1 6-0
Dyas d. Pickering 8-6 2-6 6-4
Steedman d. Harper 6-1 6-2
Cooper d. Smythe 6-2 6-4

Quarterfinals

Legh d. C. Morgan 6-0 6-1
Martin d. ER Morgan 6-2 6-0
Austin d. Dyas 4-6 6-3 6-4
Cooper d. Steedman 4-6 6-3 6-4

Semifinals

Martin d. Legh default
Cooper d. Austin 6-4 6-1

Final

Charlotte Cooper d. Louisa Martin (Ire) 6-4 6-4

There is no Challenge Round as holder Blanche Hillyard does not defend her title. At 18 entrants it is record draw for the singles. In 1897 only 7 entered. The women have turned a corner this year. From now on Wimbledon draws will gradually increase except for 1900.

American Lawn Tennis (v1, n8, page 119) sets the scene for the final, which was played on a Monday on centre court. The overcast sky

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1899

Dates: June 19-27
Venue: All-England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London, England
Surface: Grass

Singles (Draw=17)

First Round

Ruth Winch d. C. Parsons-Smith 6-0 6-0

Second Round

Muriel Robb d. Maud Garfit 6-3 2-6 6-4
Ruth Durlacher d. Ethel Tanner 6-0 6-0
Amy Kirby d. Alice Pickering 6-4 3-6 6-3
Bertha Steedman d. Winch 6-2 7-9 8-6

Blanche Hillyard d. H. Smythe 6-3 6-0
Edith Austin d. Ursula Templeton 6-4 6-0
Beryl Tulloch d.'Ireland' 7-5 6-2
Edith Bromfield d. Ellen Thynne 7-5 5-7 6-2

Quarterfinals

Durlacher d. Robb 6-1 5-7 6-3
Steedman d. Kirby 4-6 6-2 6-2
Hillyard d. Austin 8-6 6-4
Tulloch d. Bronfield 3-6 6-2 6-1

Semifinals

Durlacher d. Steedman 6-4 6-2
Hillyard d. Tulloch 6-3 3-6 6-2

All-Comers Final

Blanche Hillyard d. Ruth Durlacher 7-5 6-8 6-1

Challenge Round


Blanche Hillyard d. Charlotte Cooper (holder) 6-2 6-3

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Draw note
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Durlacher was the married name of Ruth Dyas.
"Ireland was a pseudonym.
Mrs Ruth Winch=nee Ruth Pennington-Legh. She Married in February 1899.

This draw marks the Wimbledon debuts of the Englishwomen Muriel Robb and Maude Garfit, two future top-class players.

Missing names

"Ireland"
H. Smythe

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Summary

This year was the inaugural women’s doubles event at Wimbledon. It would not have championship status until 1913. At this point in time the All England Women’s Doubles Championship was played during the Derbyshire Championships tournament in Buxton.

It was discontinued after 1907, then revived in 1913 with full championship status.

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1900

Draw of 16.
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First Round
Muriel Robb d. Alice Pickering 6-3 6-4
Charlotte Cooper d. Henriette Horncastle 7-5 6-2
Beryl Tulloch d. H. Smythe 6-3 2-6 6-1
Edith Greville d. E.J. Bromfield 5-7 6-4 6-3

Marion Jones(US) d. U. Templeton 6-3 6-4
Ellen Evered d. Toupie Lowther 6-3 9-7
Dorthea Douglass d. M.W. Fisher walkover
Louise Martin d. 'Ireland' 6-4 6-3

Quarters
Cooper d. Robb 6-3 9-7
Greville d. Tulloch 7-5 6-0
Evered d. Jones 7-5 6-2
Martin d. Douglass 6-4 6-3

Semis
Cooper d. Greville 6-1 6-2
Martin d. Evered 6-0 6-2

All-Comer's Final
Cooper d. Martin 8-6 5-7 6-1

Challenge Round Final
Hillyard d. Cooper 4-6 6-4 6-4
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The first Wimbledon of Dorothea Douglass (later Chambers), the greatest of the pre-World War women with 7 Wimbledons.

Mrs GE Evered=nee Ellen Thynne

Marion Jones, American champion, becomes the first non-British female to compete at Wimbledon.

Greville=Married name of Austin.

Hillyard and Cooper have been swapping wins until now. Blanche is the first repeat champion in some time.

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1901

Dates: June 24-July3
Venue: The All-England Club, Wimbledon.


Singles (Draw=30)

First Round

Toni Popp (Ger)-bye
Edith Greville d. Connie Meyer 6-1 6-0
Louisa Martin (Ire) d. M Chatterton default
Adelaide Barry (Ire) d. C.B. Bell 6-3 6-0
E. Monckton d. A. Bell 8-6 7-5
Agatha Morton d. Edith Johnson 6-2 6-2
Alice Pickering d. Ellen Stawell-Brown 6-8 6-2 6-1
Toupie Lowther d. Miss Francis default

Ellen Evered d. Henrietta Horncastle default
Muriel Robb d. Ruth Winch 7-9 6-4 6-4
Dorothea Douglass d. Edith Bromfield 7-9 6-1 6-3
Charlotte Sterry d. Ruth Durlacher (Ire) 6-2 6-4
Harriet Hughes D'Aath d. Beryl Tulloch 6-3 6-2
C. Parsons-Smith d. C.Webber default
Countess Clara von der Schulenburg *(Ger) d. A Martin 6-0 6-0
D. Slater-bye

Second Round

Greville d. Popp 6-0 6-1
Martin d. Barry 6-4 4-6 6-1
Morton d. Monckton 6-1 6-2
Pickering d. Lowther 7-5 6-1

Robb d. Evered 6-3 4-6 6-3
Sterry d. Douglass 6-4 6-2
D'Eath d. Parsons-Smith default (absent)
Schulenburg d. Slater default (absent)

Quarterfinals

Martin d. Greville 4-6 6-3 6-4
Morton d. Pickering 6-3 7-5
Sterry d. Robb 6-0 6-0
Schulenburg d. D'Eath 6-1 6-0

Semifinals

Martin d. Morton 7-5 6-2
Sterry d. Schulenburg 6-1 6-1

All Comers-Final

Sterry d. Martin 6-3 6-4

Challenge Round Final

Charlotte Sterry d. Blanche Hillyard 6-2 6-2

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Draw notes:

Defender Blanche Hilyard "sits" until Challenge Round final. Ladies singles began on June 26.

The Wimbledon site uses Hughes D'Eath (and not Hughes D'Aeth). Geneology records are consistent in using D'Aeth.
The "Mme Popp" on the Wimbledon site is in fact Toni Popp of Germany.

Countess Clara von der Schulenburg played as 'Adams'. Thanks to Elegos, LKK, and Newmark for helping to solve the identity of 'Adams'


From "Lawn Tennis and Croquet", July 3, 1901:

"'Miss Adams', a visitor from the Continent, is a steady baseline player with some volleying power, good backhand and forehand drives and considerable mastery of the ball. Unfortunately she had the most uninteresting draw [at Wimbledon] - a walkover and two very easy ties before she met Mrs Sterry."

From the same edition of "Lawn Tennis and Croquet":

"'Miss Adams' has never before played on grass courts, and was not quite at home with their slowness compared with the very fast courts she is acquainted to. She hails from the Continent, where she is by far the best lady player."

Sources:

Miss Adams” – a revolutionary theory on the identity of an unknown tennis player
http://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=570593

the London Times
Wimbledon website.

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1902

Draw of 22. Holder Sterry sits out until the Challenge Round.
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First Round
Hilda Lane bye
Blanche Hillyard bye
Muriel Robb bye
E.J. Bromfield bye

E. Godfrey bye
Dorothea Douglass d. Henriette Horncastle default
Ruth Durlacher d. B. Tulloch default
A.N. Greene d. Ellen Stawell-Brown 6-1 6-3

Connie Meyer d. Edith Johnson default
W.A. Longhurst d. E. Burrill default
L.R. Hausberg bye
Agatha Morton d. Ethel Thompson 6-4 6-4

Edith Greville bye
C.B.Bell bye
Bertha Steedman bye
Constance Wilson bye

Second Round
Lane d. Hillyard 6-2 6-8 9-7
Robb d. Bromfield 6-3 4-6 6-4
Douglass d. Godfrey default
Durlacher d. Greene 6-3 6-2

Longhurst d. Meyer 6-1 6-2
Morton d. Hausberg default
Greville d. Bell default
Steedman d. Wilson 6-3 8-10 6-4

Quarters
Robb d. Lane 6-1 7-5
Douglass d. Durlacher 6-2 10-8
Morton d. Longhurst 6-3 6-4
Greville d. Steedman 6-1 3-6 6-2

Semis
Robb d. Douglass 6-4 2-6 9-7
Morton d. Greville 7-5 6-4

All-Comers Final
Robb d. Morton 6-2 6-4

Challenge Round Final
Robb d. Charlotte Sterry 7-5 6-1
*replayed after splitting sets at 4-6 13-11 when rain halted play*

Thompson=maiden name of Larcombe.
Lane won the German event several times, but was less comfortable on grass despite being English.

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1903

Draw of 28.
*Muriel Robb did not defend title.
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First Round
Toupie Lowther-bye
Winifred Longhurst-bye
E. Walter d. Bertha Steedman default
Agatha Morton d. Connie Meyer 6-1 6-3
Hilda Lane d. Ellen Stawell-Brown 6-2 8-6
Gertrude Houselander d. M Stoneham 6-1 6-1
Violet Pinkney d. A. Bell retired (0-0?)
Dorothea Douglass d. Mrs. Riseley default

Constance Wilson d. Edith Greville 1-6 6-2 6-3
L. Ripley d. M. Chatterton default
E.L. Bosworth d. Henrietta Horncastle 6-1 6-1
Ethel Thomson d. B. Tulloch 6-3 6-2
H. Smythe d. C.B. Bell default
E. J. Bromfield d. E. A. Longhurst 6-3 6-3
Alice Greene-bye
Mrs. Newton-bye
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Second round
Lowther d. Longhurst 8-6 6-2
Morton d. Walter 6-2 6-2
Houselander d. Lane 1-6 6-1 9-7
Douglass d. Pinckney walkover

Wilson d. Ripley 6-2 6-1
Thompson d. Bosworth 6-4 6-1
Bromfield d. Smythe 6-0 6-2
Greene d. Newton 6-1 6-2
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Quarters
Lowther d. Morton 6-1 6-0
Douglass d. Houselander 6-2 6-0
Thomson d. Wilson 6-4 8-6
Greene d. Bromfield 6-0 4-6 6-3

Semis
Douglass d. Lowther 6-4 6-2
Thomson d. Greene 6-3 6-1

Final
Douglass d. Thomson 4-6 6-4 6-2
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Douglass took advantage of "a lean entry" to win her first Wimbledon. Absentees included the holder Robb, and multiple winners Hillyard and Sterry(pregnant).

Ethel used "her teasing, screw underhand service and outstanding backhand returns" to blunt Dorothea's power at first.

From 4-4 in the second Douglass was in control, despite not being up to her usual standard. In pictures from 1903 Dorothea's long skirts swish just below her ankles

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1904

Draw of 41
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*Holder Dorothea Douglass "sits out" until Challenge Round final.
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First Round
Charlotte Sterry bye
L.H. Ransome bye
Beryl Tulloch bye
Mrs. MacCauley bye

Edith Greville bye
Elizabeth Bromfield bye
Nadine Masson(Fr) bye
S. Benton bye

Violet Pinkney bye
Marie Louise de Pfoeffel (Fr) bye
Alice Greene bye
Hilda Lane d. C.B. Bell 6-1 6-0

Edith Johnson d. M. Taplin 6-2 5-7 7-5
Ruth Winch d. Ellen Stawell-Brown 4-6 6-3 7-5
M. Chatterton d. Connie Meyer default
Mabel Squire d. M.Banks 6-0 6-2

Dora Boothby d. M.E. Brown 6-3 6-2
Wilfred Longhurst d. L. Flemmech 6-1 6-0
Aurea Farrington d. Mrs. Albury 6-2 6-3
Blanche Hillyard d. K. Kentish 6-0 6-2

Ethel Thomson bye
L. Ripley bye
Agatha Morton bye
Henriette Horncastle bye

Constance Wilson bye
de Robiglio(France) bye
A. Mooijaart bye
R.L. Hausberg bye

E.L. Bosworth bye
G.D. Driver bye
E.E.Sargeant bye
A.G. Ransome bye
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Second Round
Sterry d. L.Ransome walkover
Tulloch d. MacCauley 2-6 6-0 6-0
Greville d. Bromfield walkover
Masson d. Benton 6-2 6-3

Pinckney d. Pfoeffel 6-0 6-3
Greene d. Lane 4-6 7-5 6-1
Winch d. Johnson 6-1 6-0
Squire d. Chatterton walkover

Longhurst d. Boothby 6-2 8-6
Hillyard d. Farrington 6-0 6-1
Thomson d. Ripley 6-0 6-1
Morton d. Horncastle 6-1 6-0

Wilson d. de Robiglio 8-6 1-6 retired
Mooijaart d. Hausberg walkover
Bosworth d. Driver walkover
Sargeant d. A.Ransome 0-6 7-5 6-4
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Third Round
Sterry d. Tulloch 6-2 6-2
Greville d. Masson 6-0 6-1
Greene d. Pinckney 6-2 3-6 6-3
Winch d. Squire 6-3 6-3

Longhurst d. Hillyard 6-0 6-0
Morton d. Thomson 8-6 2-6 8-6
Wilson d. Mooijart 6-4 6-0
Bosworth d. Sargeant 7-5 6-2
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Quarters
Sterry d. Greville 8-6 9-7
Greene d. Winch 6-4 6-4
Morton d. Longhurst 6-1 6-4
Wilson d. Bosworth 6-3 6-4

Semis
Sterry d. Greene 6-2 6-1
Morton d. Wilson 3-6 6-4 8-6

All Comers Final
Sterry d. Morton 6-3 6-3

Challenge Round
Dorothea Douglass d. Sterry 6-0 6-3

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Two French challengers who are unused to grass fall early. Douglass wins the Challenge Round easily, her volleying and smashing showing noticeable improvement. "When Charlotte Sterry
got to the net she was either passed like a flash of lightening or the ball bounded out of court by the sheer force of the impact."

Douglass finally reversed her losing streak vs. Sterry, winning all 6 encounters in 1904. In fact, Douglass was unbeaten in 9 tournaments for the year.

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1905

Draw of 47.
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*Holder Dorothea Douglass "sits out" until Challenge Round.
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First Round
H.I.Harper bye
R. Armstrong bye
Madeline O'Neil bye
C.B.Bell bye

Alice Greene bye
Edith Greville bye
Agatha Morton bye
Mrs. MacCauley bye

Wilfred Longhurst bye
D. Spencer d. Henriette Horncastle walkover
May Sutton(US)d. N. Meyer 6-0 6-0
Ellen Stawell-Brown d. Aurea Farrington 6-3 6-1

Mildred Coles d. E. Flemmich 6-1 6-2
E.E.Sargeant d. A.G. Ransome 6-1 6-0
Ethel Thomson d. F. Meyer 7-5 6-4
Mrs.P.M.Morton d. Violet Pinckney walkover

Beryl Tulloch d. K.Kentish walkover
L. Ripley d. Mrs. Albury 6-0 5-7 6-3
Hilda Lane d. E. Smith 9-7 6-8 6-4
Blanche Hillyard d. M. Banks 6-0 6-0

L.H.Patterson d. M. Taplin 6-1 6-3
Gertrude Houselander d. M.E. Brown 6-1 6-3
Dora Boothby bye
L. Flemmich bye

Connie Meyer bye
L.R.Hausberg bye
B.M. Holder bye
Edith Johnson bye

M.B. Squire bye
D. Taplin bye
Constance Wilson bye
A. Mooijaart bye
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Second Round
Harper d. Armstrong walkover
O'Neil d. Bell walkover
Greene d. Greville walkover
A.Morton d. MacCauley 6-2 6-1

Longhurst d. Spencer 6-2 6-0
Sutton d. Stawell-Brown 6-3 6-1
Coles d. Sargeant 7-5 6-3
Thomson d. P.Morton 6-2 6-0

Tulloch d. Ripley 7-5 6-3
Hillyard d. Lane 6-3 6-2
Patterson d. Houselander 4-6 6-1 12-10
Boothby d. L. Flemmich 6-2 6-4

Meyer d. Hausberg walkover
Holder d. Johnson 6-3 6-1
Squire d. D. Taplin 6-1 6-1
Wilson d. Mooijaart 6-2 6-0
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Third Round
Harper d. O'Neil 6-2 6-2
A.Morton d. Greene 7-5 6-4
Sutton d. Longhurst 6-3 6-1
Thomson d. Coles 6-2 6-0

Hillyard d. Tulloch 6-0 6-8 7-5
Boothby d. Patterson 3-6 6-3 6-3
Holder d. Meyer 8-6 2-6 6-4
Wilson d. Squire walkover
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Quarters
A.Morton d. Harper 6-2 6-4
Sutton d. Thomson 8-6 6-1
Hillyard d. Boothby 6-3 6-2
Wilson d. Holder 6-2 6-0

Semis
Sutton d. A. Morton 6-4 6-0
Wilson d. Hillyard 7-5 9-11 6-2

All Comers Final
Sutton d. Wilson 6-3 8-6

Challenge Round
Sutton d. Dorothea Douglass 6-3 6-4
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An American shocks the All England Club by smashing through all to become the first foreign female to reign as Wimbledon champon. True, she is English born, but this brash young girl called May Sutton is an entirely new sort of female lawn tennis prodigy.

Born in Plymouth in 1886, her family had emigrated to California in 1890. It was in the Western US that she learnt her whipped topspin shots. She boldly sailed for England in May of 1905, alone except for a letter of introduction from Marion Jones, the American who had entered wimbledon in 1900. May stayed with the Hillyard family to get used to English conditions. The Hillyards thought the heftly May would be too slow around the court, but she proved them wrong by winning her first event at Manchester.

At Wimbledon "spectators were shocked to see her ignore protocol and play with the cuffs of her blouse rolled back, revealing bare wrists." May still wore the long skirt with a belt, but her blouse was more loosely fitted for better movement. In fact, she often wore her father's shirts for this reason. May topped off this ensemble with a headband, crowned with a large bow just above her forehead. Her stockings and shoes were all white.

Ethel Thomson used drop shots to build a 5-2 lead in the first set of her qf with Sutton until the Americans's superior driving wore her down at 8-6 6-1. In the Challenge Round may beat Douglass 6-3 6-4. The holder was hampered by a wrist injury suffered in France 3 months earlier. She almost considered defaulting until "a course of electricity" allowed her to practice and compete.


"The rallies were sometimes long and exciting but when they were extended May invariably won the point with a crushing forehand drive. Her victory never seemed in doubt" after she dropped the first game. May hit continuously to Douglass's backhand to gain errors.

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1906

Draw of 48
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*Holder May Sutton "sits out" until the Challnege Round final.
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First Round
Wilfred Longhurst bye
R. Elliott bye
Alice Greene bye
M. Perceval bye

Connie Meyer-bye
M.E. Brown bye
Dorothea Douglass bye
Ethel Thomson bye

R. Armstrong d. A.Andrews walkover
Beryl Tulloch d. C.J.Snowden 6-3 6-3
E.L. Bosworth d. S. Benton 6-1 6-2
I. Huleatt d. E. M. Mayne walkover

F. Meyer d. B. Rowlandson walkover
Blanche Hillyard d. A. Mooijaart 6-0 6-0
Edith Johnson d. H. I. Harper 6-4 6-4
E. B. Hawker d. C.B. Bell 6-4 6-1

E.E. Sargeant d. B. M. Holder walkover
Violet Pinckney d. Elizabeth Bromfield 6-0 3-6 7-5
Hilda Lane d. Winifred Slolock 6-1 6-1
Mildred Coles d. Gertrude M. Houselander 6-2 6-4

Agatha Morton d. M. Bloxsome 6-1 6-1
Mabel Parton d. Mary Whyte 6-1 6-2
Charlotte Sterry d. Dora Boothby 8-6 6-2
P.M. Morton d. K. Kentish walkover

C. Bagenal bye
L. Smith bye
Toupie Lowther bye
G. M. Carver bye

Edith Greville bye
Ruth Winch bye
Gladys Eastlake-Smith bye
C. Cassel bye
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Second Round
Longhurst d. Elliott 6-2 6-3
Greene d. Perceval walkover
C. Meyer d. M. Brown 6-1 6-1
Douglass d. Thomson 6-2 6-1

Tulloch d. Armstrong walkover
Bosworth d. Huleatt 6-2 4-6 7-5
Hillyard d. F. Meyer 6-0 6-0
E. Johnson d. Hawker 6-1 6-4

Pinckney d. Sargeant 6-1 6-4
Lane d. Coles 6-3 6-2
A. Morton d. Parton 6-0 6-3
Sterry d. P. Morton 6-0 6-3

Bagenal d. L. Smith walkover
Lowther d. Carver 6-0 6-2
Greville d. Winch 6-2 6-2
Eastlake-Smith d. Cassel walkover
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Third Round
Longhurst d. Greene 7-5 6-4
Douglass d. C. Meyer 6-3 6-1
Tulloch d. Bosworth 6-0 6-3
Hillyard d. Johnson 6-3 6-4

Pinckney d. Lane 7-5 6-1
Sterry d. A. Morton 6-0 6-3
Lowther d. Bagenal 6-0 6-0
Eastlake-Smith d. Greville 6-2 6-3
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Quarters
Douglass d. Longhurst 6-4 6-3
Tulloch d. Hillyard 6-3 6-1
Sterry d. Pinckney 6-4 6-2
Lowther d. Eastlake-Smith 6-3 6-3

Semis
Douglass d. Tulloch 6-2 6-2
Sterry d. Lowther 4-6 8-6 6-4

All Comers Final
Douglass d. Sterry 6-2 6-2

Challenge Round
Douglass d. May Sutton 6-3 9-7
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Notes:
British papers have dubbed the defending Yank May Sutton, "The Pasdena Washerwoman" because of her shocking habit of exposing her arms. The prospect of Miss Douglass retaking her title stirs more excitement than usual for the ladies event.

Douglass bears down in 1906 and takes 10 titles, dropping only 2 sets all year. One of those wins is at Wimbledon, where she romps through the field. Over 4,000 show for a Thurday final (A capacity crowd at Worple Road) Douglass beats the American. The second set is a thriller, Dorothea coming back from 0-4 to 5-4. In the 12th game Sutton saves 4 match points with "plucky play". "May Sutton, though hitting as hard as ever, couldn't control her strokes at the crucial stages." May's balls were flying long over the baseline, often by a foot.

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Agatha Morton called "Agnes" in an Alan Little book on May Sutton.

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1907

Draw of 42 4 foreign.
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*Holder Dorothea Chambers "sits out" until Challenge Round final.

First Round

E. Bosworth bye
Marjorie Boadle bye
J. Coles bye
M. Bloxsome bye
D. Johnson bye
Violet Summerhayes (Can) bye
M.E.Brown bye
Hilda Lane bye

Amy Ransome-bye
Dorothy Boadle-bye
J. Tripp-bye
Connie Meyer d. F. Walter 6-3 6-2
May Sutton(US) d. Winifred Slolock 6-2 6-1
Toupie Lowther d. Dora Bothby 7-5 6-3
Agatha Morton d. Willy Klima (Aut) 6-0 6-2
Mildred Coles d. M Taplin 6-2 6-2

Constance Wilson d. R. Armstrong 6-1 6-1
E.E.Sargeant d. Violet Pinckney walkover
Ruth Durlacher d. Miss Adams 6-3 6-1
Gladys Eastlake-Smith d. Charlotte Sterry 6-3 9-7
Madeline O'Neil d. Mitta Klima (Austria) 6-1 6-2
Alice Greene-bye
E. B. Hawker-bye
Winiffred Boadle-bye

Mabel Parton bye
Groombridge bye
Blanche Hillyard bye
H.I. Harper bye
Edith Johnson bye
Mrs. Speck bye
D. Taplin bye
Betty Nutcombe-Quick bye

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Second Round
Bosworth d. M.Boadle 6-1 6-3
J.Coles d. Bloxsome 7-5 6-3
D.Johnson d. Summerhayes 6-2 6-1
Brown d. Lane 5-7 8-6 8-6

A. Ransome d. Boadle 6-4 7-5
Meyer d. Tripp 6-2 6-2
Sutton d. Lowther 6-4 6-4
Morton d. M. Coles 6-1 6-2

Wilson d. Sargeant 6-1 6-0
Eastlake-Smith d. Durlacher 1-6 6-1 6-4
Greene d. O'Neil 6-3 6-0
Hawker d. W. Boadle 6-1 6-3

Parton d. Groombridge 6-2 6-2
Hillyard d. Harper 6-1 6-1
E.Johnson d. Speck 6-3 6-2
D. Taplin d. Nutcombe-Quick walkover
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Third Round
Bosworth d. J. Coles 6-3 6-3
Brown d. Johnson 6-3 7-5
Meyer d. A. Ransome 8-6 6-4
Sutton d. Morton 6-0 6-2

Wilson d. Eastlake-Smith 6-1 6-4
Greene d. Hawker 6-1 6-2
Hillyard d. Parton 6-4 6-3
E. Johnson d. D. Taplin 6-3 6-0
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Quarters
Bosworth d. Brown 6-1 6-2
Sutton d. Meyer 6-0 6-3
Wilson d. Greene 6-2 9-7
Hillyard d. E. Johnson 6-2 6-3

Semis
Sutton d. Bosworth 6-2 6-2
Wilson d. Hillyard 6-3 6-2

All Comers Final
Sutton d. Wilson 6-4 6-2

Challenge Round
Sutton d. Dorothea Chambers 6-1 6-4
---------------------------------

A record of 4 foreign entries. 2 Austrian sisters and a Canadian join May Sutton, out to reclaim her position as the world's unofficial #1. May had little trouble getting to the Challenge round, though Toupie Lowther led at 4-2 40 love in the second set in round 2. In the All Comers final Wilson made it a match. "Time and again she manoeuvred for the kill, only to volley into the net." It was closer than the 6-4 6-2 score suggests, as 11 of the 18 games went to deuce, Miss Wilson often having advantage point.

In the Challenge round Chambers appeared pale and anxious as her opponent "brimmed with confidence".
Chambers (Douglass had married in 1907) hammered away at May's weaker backhand, but this stroke had improved since last year. Sutton's shots cleared the net by only an inch or so with tremendous pace.At 1-3 in set 2 Chambers resorted to matching pace for pace and drew up to 4 all. Dorothea saved 3 match points before falling at 6-1 6-4.

In 1907 Chambers was still wearing sleeves that covered her wrists, a tie and belt added color to an all-white costume. May's sleeves were rolled above her elbow as usual. Both women look severe in hair buns and grim looks that proclaim they are ready to kill.

As a sidenote: Mita Klima becomes the youngest ever ladies singles competitor at the age of 13.

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1908

Draw of 30.
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*Holder may Sutton not defending title.
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First Round
Dora Boothby bye
Clara Schulenburg(Ger)d. E.E. Sargeant 6-1 6-2
Mildred Coles d. Alice Greene 6-8 6-3 6-4
Violet Pinckney d. E.L. Bosworth 6-3 6-2

Ruth Winch d. Mary Whyte 6-4 6-2
Dorothea Chambers d. Mrs. Paine 6-0 6-0
Charlotte Sterry d. Mrs. Perrett 6-2 6-0
Constance Luard d. N. Stevens walkover

C.B. Bell d. Edith Boucher walkover
Agatha Moton d. Mabel Parton 2-6 6-0 6-2
Blanche Hillyard d. Edith Johnson 6-2 6-3
Beryl Tulloch d. H.I.Harper 6-4 6-0

Madeline O'Neil d. Winifred McNair 4-6 6-0 6-3
Gladys Lamplough d. A.Ransome 6-1 6-2
Agnes Tuckey d. R. Armstrong 6-1 6-2
L.Flemmich bye
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Second Round
Boothby d. Schulenburg 5-7 6-3 6-1
Pinckney d. M. Coles 7-5 6-2
Chambers d. Winch 6-3 6-3
Sterry d. Luard 6-3 6-4

Morton d. Bell walkover
Tulloch d. Hillyard 7-5 3-6 6-4
Lamplough d. O'Neil 6-2 6-1
Tuckey d. L. Flemmich 7-5 6-1
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Quarters
Boothby d. Pinckney 6-1 6-4
Sterry d. Chambers 6-3 7-5
Morton d. Tulloch 7-5 6-1
Lamplough d. Tuckey 6-3 6-1

Semis
Sterry d. Boothby 6-2 6-4
Morton d. Lamplough 6-3 6-4

Final
Sterry d. Morton 6-4 6-4
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Lamplough=married name of Eastlake-Smith.
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Sterry gets her 5th Wimbledon after a gap of some years. The key to her win is a quarterfinal upset over Chambers. Charlotte still has the record as the oldest Wimbledon champion at age 37 and 9 months.

Sutton doesn't defend. She wouldn't return to Wimbledon until 1929. In a letter of 1908 to American Lawn Tennis she wrote that if the English "Wanted their cup back they could come here (America)." No Englishwoman took up the challenge.

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1909

Draw of 37.
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*Holder Charlotte Sterry does not defend.
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First Round
L.R. Hausberg bye
Wilfred Longhurst bye
Madeline O'Neil bye
C. B. Bell bye

M. Brooksmith bye
V. Woodhouse bye
Aurea Edgington bye
Blanche Hillyard bye

Edith Johnson bye
Molla Bjurstedt(Norway) bye
Elizabeth Bromfield bye
D.K. Hole bye

Mrs. Robinson bye
Agatha Morton d. J. Tripp 6-2 5-7 7-5
A.G. Ransome d. R. Armstrong walkover
Ruth Winch d. M. Bloxsome 6-0 6-1

E.C. Attfield d. L. Boustead 2-6 6-2 6-2
Mabel Parton d. L. Everts walkover
Hilda Lane bye
Winifred Mcnair bye

H.Garfit bye
W. Evens bye
Beryl Tulloch bye
E.E. Sargeant bye

Dora Boothby bye
Alice Greene bye
Mildred Coles bye
M. Messom bye

Helen Aitchison bye
Edith Greville bye
Agnes Tuckey bye
V.E.R. Aitken bye
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Second Round
Hausberg d. Longhurst walkover
O'Neil d. Bell walkover
Brooksmith d. Woodhouse walkover
Edgington d. Hillyard 6-3 6-4

Johnson d. Bjurstedt 6-3 6-4
Bromfield d. Hole 6-4 6-0
Morton d. Robinson 6-0 6-0
Winch d. Ransome 6-2 6-3

Parton d. Attfield 6-3 6-2
Lane d. McNair 5-7 6-1 7-5
Garfit d. Evens walkover
Tulloch d. Sargeant 6-0 6-2

Boothby d. Greene 6-4 6-2
Coles d. Messom 1-6 6-1 6-3
Aitchison d. Greville 6-2 4-6 7-5
Tuckey d. Aitchen 6-0 6-2
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Third Round
O'Neil d. Hausberg 6-3 6-4
Edgington d. Brooksmith walkover
Johnson d. Bromfield 6-3 6-4
Morton d. Winch 5-7 6-3 8-6

Parton d. Lane 6-3 6-3
Garfit d. Tulloch 6-4 3-6 6-4
Boothby d. Coles 6-2 6-4
Aitchison d. Tuckey 4-6 6-1 13-11
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Quarters
Edgington d. O'Neil 6-3 6-4
Morton d. Johnson 6-0 6-3
Garfit d. Parton 6-3 6-4
Boothby d. Aitchison 6-4 3-0 ret.

Semis
Morton d. Edgington 6-0 6-2
Boothby d. Garfit 6-2 6-1

Final
Boothby d. Morton 6-4 4-6 8-6
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Notes:
Boothby wins her lone grand slam. Edgington upsets 6 time Wimbledon champ Hillyard in round one. Norweijian Molla Bjurstedt is the only foreign entry in her first Wimbledon. She will return in 1920 as the highly regarded American Molla Mallory, emigrating to the US and marrying during the 1st World War.

Chambers is absent from the championships due to the birth of her first child in June.

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1910

Draw of 33. 2 foreign.
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*Holder Dora Boothby "sits out" until Challenge Round Final.
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First Round

Sophie Castenschiold(Den)-bye
R Armstrong-bye
Madeline O'Neil-bye
V Tabbush-bye

Gladys Lamplough-bye
F Good-bye
Beryl Tulloch-bye
L.R. 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

AG Ransome-bye
M Boadle-bye
Helen Aitchison-bye
M Brooksmith-bye

VER Aitken-bye
J Tripp-bye
Dorothea Chambers-bye
Freida Nesham-bye

Aurea Edgington-bye
Charlotte Sterry-bye
D Boadle-bye
L Flemmich-bye

Blanche Hillyard-bye
VEM Evans-bye
Winifred McNair-bye
RV Salusbury-bye
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Second Round
Castenschiold d. Armstrong walkover
O'Neil d. Tabbush 1-6 6-4 6-0
Lamplough d. Good walkover
Tulloch d. Hausberg walkover

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 walkover
Chambers d. Nesham 6-1 6-0

Edgington d. Sterry walkover
Boadle d. Flemmich 9-7 6-4
Hillyard d. Evans 6-1 6-1
McNair d. Salusbury 1-6 6-4 6-1
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Third Round
Castenschiold d. O'Neil 6-3 6-3
Lamplough d. Tulloch walkover
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
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Quarters
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

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

All Comers Final
Chambers d. Johnson 6-4 6-2

Challenge Round Final
Chambers d. Dora Boothby 6-2 6-2
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Draw notes:

Mrs Neshem=nee Freida Meyer
Mrs FG Schmitz=nee Nora Myer, Frieda's sister, who has come over from the United States.


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 semis 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.

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1911

Draw of 34. 2 foreign.
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*Holder Dorothea Chambers "sits out" until the Challenge Round.

First Round
Edith Hannam bye
E.C. Attfield bye
Madeline O'Neil bye
Charlotte Sterry bye
Mildred Coles bye
Dudley bye
Una Gracey bye
Mrs. Ritchie bye

Helen Aitchison bye
E. Dillon bye
Agatha Morton bye
Micken Rieck (Ger) bye
Rosamund V. Salusbury bye
Domini Elliadi-bye
Winifred Ramsay bye
Marie Hazel d. Beryl Tulloch 4-6 6-4 6-4

Aurea Edgington d. C. Antrobus walkover
Hilda Lane bye
Phylis Carr bye
M. Dillon bye
Edith Johnson bye
Domini Crosfield bye
Dora Boothby bye
Sophie Castenschiold(Denmark) bye

Mabel Parton bye
Mrs. A. Lent bye
Winifred McNair bye
Mrs. E. Bousfield bye
Vera Spofforth bye
R. Armstrong bye
Dorothy Holman bye
Betty Nutcombe-Quick bye
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Second Round
Hannam d. Attfield walkover
O'Neil d. Sterry walkover
Coles d. Dudley walkover
Gracey d. Ritchie walkover

Aitchison d. E.Dillon 6-1 6-3
Morton d. Rieck 6-2 6-4
Salusbury d. Elliadi walkover
Hazel d. Ramsay 6-2 7-5

Edgington d. Lane 6-4 6-3
Carr d. M. Dillon 7-9 6-3 8-6
Johnson d. Crosfield 6-4 6-2
Boothby d. Castenschiold 6-3 8-6

Parton d. Lent 6-2 6-2
McNair d. Bousfield 6-2 6-2
Spofforth d. Armstrong walkover
Holman d. Nutcombe-Quick 6-0 6-2
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Third Round
Hannam d. O'Neil 6-1 6-1
Coles d. Gracey 6-1 6-1
Aitchison d. Morton 6-4 retired
Hazel d. Salusbury walkover

Edgington d. Carr 8-6 6-4
Boothby d. Johnson 6-3 6-3
Parton d. McNair 6-2 7-5
Holman d. Spofforth 6-1 6-0
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Quarters
Hannam d. Coles 6-4 4-6 7-5
Aitchison d. Hazel 6-0 6-3
Boothby d. Edgington 6-2 6-4
Parton d. Holman 6-0 8-6

Semis
Hannam d. Aitchison 6-3 6-8 7-5
Boothby d. Parton 6-3 6-4

All Comers Final
Boothby d. Hannam 6-2 7-5

Challenge Round Final
Dorothea Chambers d. Boothby 6-0 6-0
-----------------------------------

Draw notes:

Lady Crosfield=Domini Elliadi Crosfield, of Greek origin. Could the other D Elliadi in this draw be a sister?


Notes: The final is over in 25 minutes. Chambers is devastating. "She never played better and ,as usual, her marvelous headwork, rather than the actual force of her stroke, gave her victory." Boothby never gave up, 4 times extending games to deuce. Both the score and the time remain Wimbledon records.



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*A book lists Hannam as "Ethel",not Edith. It also calls Coles "Maud" not Mildred.

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1912

Draw of 34. 3 foreign.
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*Holder Dorothea Chambers "sits out" until the Challenge Round.
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First Round
Agnes Tuckey bye
V. Woodhouse bye
Winifred Longhurst bye
Phyllis Satterwaithe bye

Dora Boothby bye
Edith Johnson bye
Charlotte Sterry bye
Mabel Parton bye

Helen Aitchison bye
Mrs. Scott bye
Dorothy Holman bye
Beryl Tulloch bye

Madeline O'Neil bye
J. Tripp bye
Agatha Morton bye
Olive Manser d. Mrs. W. Hollick 6-1 5-7 6-4

J. Coles d. E. Longhurst 6-3 6-4
Edith Hannam bye
Ethel Larcombe bye
Hilda Lane bye

Tessa Hall bye
R. Armstrong bye
Winifred McNair bye
Vera Spofforth bye

Blanche Hillyard bye
Winifred Beamish bye
Kribben bye
Schultz bye

D. Allen bye
Marie Decugis(France) bye
Elizabeth Ryan(US) bye
Jeanne Liebrechts(Belgium) bye
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Second Round
Tuckey d. Woodhouse walkover
Longhurst d. Satterwaithe 6-4 6-2
Boothby d. Johnson 6-4 6-3
Sterry d. Parton 12-10 7-5

Aitchison d. Scott walkover
Holman d. Tulloch 6-0 6-2
O'Neil d. Tripp 6-3 7-5
Morton d. Manser 7-5 6-2

Hannam d. J. Coles 6-1 6-1
Larcombe d. Lane walkover
Hall d. Armstrong walkover
McNair d. Spofforth 6-3 6-2

Hillyard d. Beamish 2-6 6-1 7-5
Kribben d. Schultz walkover
Allen d. Decugis 8-6 5-7 6-3
Ryan d. Liebrechts 7-5 6-3
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Third Round
W. Longhurst d. Tuckey 8-6 3-6 6-1
Sterry d. Boothby 6-2 4-6 6-1
Holman d. Aitchison walkover
Morton d. O'Neil 6-2 6-1

Larcombe d. Hannam 7-5 8-6
McNair d. Hall 6-1 6-2
Hillyard d. Kribben walkover
Ryan d. Allen 6-1 6-2
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Quarters
Sterry d. W. Longhurst 6-1 6-3
Holman d. Morton 7-5 6-2
Larcombe d. McNair 6-2 5-7 6-0
Hillyard d. Ryan 3-6 8-6* 6-3

Semis
Sterry d. Holman 6-3 4-6 7-5
Larcombe d.Hillyard 6-1 6-0

All Comers Final
Larcombe d. Sterry 6-3 6-1

Challenge Round Final
Larcombe d. Dorothea Chambers walkover
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Notes:
Ethel Larcombe finally graps a Wimbledon title in the absence of Dorothea Chambers. Chambers, unbeaten in singles in 1910 and 1911, had her second child in April. She announced her intention to defend her Wimbledon crown but changed her mind after a long mixed doubles in the championship.

The 3 foreign entries were all unfortunately in the same part of the draw. "Liz"(or "Bunny") Ryan will enter every Wimbledon from 1912 to 1934. Her first Wimbledon is memorable as she holds a match point in her quarterfinal vs. Hillyard.

Larcombe earned it by defeating both Hillyard and Sterry decisively in the semis and finals. The two losers have 11 Wimbledon singles between them!

Larcombe=married name of Thomsen.

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