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1900

1900 Paris:

Olympics-Paris

Dates : July 6 to 11 1900
Venue : Sports Club, Ile de Puteaux, Paris, France
Surface : Clay

Singles (Draw=6)

1st Round

Marion Jones (US)-bye
Charlotte Cooper (GB) d Marguerite Fourrier 6-2 6-0
Yvonne Prevost d Georgina Jones (US) 6-0 6-1
Hedwiga Rosembaumova (Boh)-bye

Semifinals

Cooper d M Jones 6-2 7-5
Prevost d Rosembaumova 6-1 6-1

Final

Charlotte Cooper (GB) d. Yvonne Prevost 6-1 6-4


Gold- Charlotte Cooper (GB)
Silver- Jeanne Prevost (Fra)
Bronze- Marion Jones(US) and Hedwig Rosenbaum (Boh)

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Mixed Doubles (Draw=6 teams from 4 nations)

1st Round

Yvonne Prevost/Harold Mahony (Ire) -bye
Hedwig Rosenbaum (Boh)/Archibald Warden(GB) d. Katie Gillou/P Verde de Lisle 6-3 3-6 6-2
Marion Jones (US)/Laurie Doherty (GB) d. Georgina Jones (US)/Charles Sands 6-1 7-5
Charlotte Cooper (GB)/Reggie Doherty (GB) -bye

Semifinals

Cooper/R Doherty d. M Jones/L Doherty 6-2 6-2
Prevost/Mahony d. Rosenbaum/Walden 6-2 6-4

Final

Charlotte Cooper (GB)/Reggie Doherty (GB) d. Yvonne Prevost/Harold Mahony (Ire) 6-2 6-4

Gold- Charlotte Cooper and Reggie Doherty(GB)
Silver- Yvonne Prevost/Harold Mahony(GB)
Bronze- Hedwig Rosenbaumova (Boh)/Archibald Walden(GB) and Marion Jones(US)/Laurie Doherty(GB)

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Women's doubles not held.

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Summary:

Charlotte Cooper (later known as Sterry) was the first Olympic gold medalist in any women's sport
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Sources:

Hats off to Meelis13 and Andrew Tas for the results

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