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1908

1908 London



Olympics-London Indoor
Dates : 06 May to 11 May 1908
Venue : Queen's Club, London, Great Britain
Surface : Indoors on Wood

Draw=9

1st Round

Dorothea Lambert Chambers-bye
Martha Adlerstahle (Swd)-bye
Dora Boothby-bye
Alice Greene d Ruth Winch default
Else Wallenberg (Swd)-bye
Mildred Coles-bye
Gladys Eastlake-Smith-bye
Violet Pinkney-bye

Quarterfinals

Adlerstrahle d Lambert Chambers default
Greene d Boothby 6-2 6-2
Wallenberg d Coles 11-9 4-6 4-5 retired
Eastlake-Smith d Pinkney 7-5 7-5

Semifinals

Greene d Adlerstrahle 6-1 6-3
Eastlake-Smith d Wallenberg 6-4 6-4

Final
Gladys Eastlake-Smith d Alice Greene 6-2 4-6 6-0

Bronze medal Playoff
Martha Adlerstrahle (Swd) d Else Wallenerg (Swd) 1-6 6-3 6-2

Lambert Chambers intended to play but became ill and withdrew. Gladys Eastlake-Smith wed Dr. Harry Lamplough two days after winning Olympic Gold.

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Olympics-London Outdoor
Dates : 06 Jul to 11 Jul 1908
Venue : Worple Road, Wimbledon, Great Britain
Surface : Grass

Draw=13

1st Round

Dorothea Lambert Chambers -bye
Agnes Morton d Alice Greene 8-6 6-2
Katalin Csery (Hun) d Frida Pietrikowski (Ast) default
Ruth Winch d Emmy Mattuch (Ast) default

Katie Fenwick (Frn) d Marie Amende (Ast) default
Charlotte Sterry d Margit Madarasz (Hun) default
Blanche Hillyard-bye
Dora Boothby-bye

Quarterfinals

Chambers d Morton 6-2 6-2
Winch d Csery default
Fenwick d Sterry default
Boothby d Hillyard default

Semifinals

Chambers d Winch 6-1 6-1
Boothby d Fenwick (Frn) default

Final
Dorothea Lambert Chambers d Dora Boothby 6-1 7-5

Bronze medal playoff
Ruth Winch d Katie Fenwick (Frn) default


Dorothea Lambert Chambers won an event marred by numerous defaults. Finalisy Dora Boothby didn't even have to hit one ball to reach the finals.

Draw notes:

Alice Greene (I follow Alan Little, Wimbledon lLbrarian) is also listed as Angela in other sources.
Agnes Morton (I follow Alan Little, Wimbledon Librarian) is also listed as Agatha in other sources.


Sources:


Thanks to Andrew Tas and Meelis13 for the results!

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