Re: 1918 results
January through March
???? Indian Championsships
Won by Irene Peacock
Dates uncertain. Traditionally held in the early months of the year.
Circa January 17-24, Bengal Lawn Tennis Championships, Calcutta, Bengal, India
FI: Mrs Molesworth d. Phyllis Berthoud 7-5 6-0
began January 7 or February 7, Pinehurst Midwinter Tournament, North Carolina, US
FI: Florence Ballin d. Louise Patterson 6-2 ...? page cut
DF: Florence Ballin/Louise Patterson d. Mrs J.V.Hall/Miss E.Tufts 6-2 6-3
MX: Florence Ballin/Hugh Whitehead d. Miss C.Bogart/Charles Horton ??
January 21-27, Coronado Tournament, California, US (Hard)
Venue: Hotel Coronado
FI: Mrs E.E.Ellis d. Mrs F.W.Whatley 6-2 6-4
DF: Florence Sutton/Ethel Bruce d. Miss W. Oughton/Miss Marion Williams 6-1 6-0
MX: Mrs M.Wyatt/Roberts d. Ethel Bruce/Sinsabaugh 4-6 6-4 12-10
February 7-16, Southern California Clay Court Championship, Los Angeles, US (Clay)
Venue: Hotel Leighton
FI: Miss Jessie Grieve d. ??
February 14-17 Heights Casino Invitation, New York, New York, US (Indoors on wood)
Venue: The Heights Casino
2R: Theresa Wood d Jane Rowson 12-10 6-1
2R: Margaret Taylor d Caroma Winn 6-2 13-11
2R: Marie Wagner d Adele Bull 6-0 6-2
2R: Gladys Dowling d Elizabeth Holden 6-4 8-6
2R: Clara Cassebeer d Mrs L Manheimer 6-2 6-2
2R: Edith Handy d Eleanor Goss 8-6 6-4
2R: Gertrude Della Torre d ????
2R: Molla Bjurstedt (Nor) d Mrs Ingo Hartman 6-0 6-2
QF: Taylor d Wood 7-9 6-2 6-4
QF: Wagner d Dowling 6-0 6-1 (paper hard to read-a possibility it is 6-4)
QF: Handy d Cassebeer 6-3 6-4
QF: Bjurstedt d Della Torre 6-0 6-2
SF: Wagner d Taylor 6-2 7-5
SF: Bjurstedt d Handy 6-2 6-0
FI: Molla Bjustedt (Nor) d Marie Wagner 6-1 6-1
SF: Bjurstedt/Bull d Della Torre/Winn 6-3 6-4
SF: Taylor/Wagner d Adele Cragin/Goss 6-0 6-3
FI: Molla Bjustedt (Nor)/Adele Bull d Margaret Taylor/Marie Wagner 6-2 6-2
Note that Theresa Wood is listed as Mrs Rawson Wood in sources from this era. Molla wins her five matches with ease in the Norsewoman's first event of 1917. She drops onlu 2 games in each of her 5 wins. Wagner fought hard, bringing the opening game of set two to deuce several times, but Molla won the game after 22 points and Wagner wilted.
March 25-31 United States IndoorChmps, New York, NY. (Indoors on Wood)
Venue: Seventh Regiment Armory
1R: Molla Bjurstedt d. Mrs L Z Murray 6-1 6-1
1R: Helen Berhard-bye
1R: Mrs Samuel Waring-bye
1R: Anna Rogge d. Margaret Bretz 6-0 ?
1R: Margaret Grove d. Hazel Gardner 8-6 5-7 6-2
1R: Mrs Edward Lynch d. Mrs E H Thompson 6-1 6-0
1R: Mrs WH Pritchard-bye
1R: Helene Pollak-bye
1R: Mrs Percy Wilbourne-bye
1R: Mrs L Manheimer-bye
1R: Jane Quintard-bye
1R: Caroma Winn-bye
1R: Mrs S J Strauss d. J M Gott 6-2 3-6 6-1
1R: Mrs Homer S Green d. Mrs Arthur Deane 6-2 6-1
1R: Eleanor Goss d. Bessie Holden 6-0 6-2
2R: Bjurstedt d. Bernhard 6-2 6-1
2R: Waring d. ????
2R: Rogge d. Grove 6-2 7-5
2R: Pritchard d. Lynch 2-6 10-8 6-4
2R: Pollak d. Wilbourne 6-1 6-2
2R: Manheimer d. Quintard 6-0 6-1
2R: Winn d. Strauss 6-2 6-0
2R: Goss d. Green 6-2 8-6
QF: Molla Bjurstedt d. Mrs Samuel Waring 6-1 6-0
QF: Anna Rogge d. Mrs W H Pritchard 6-4 6-3
QF: Helene Pollak d. Mrs L Manheimer 6-2 6-3
QF: Eleanor Goss d. Caroma Winn 6-1 6-2
SF: Bjurstedt d Rogge 6-0 6-1
SF: Goss d Pollack 7-5 6-3
FI: Molla Bjurstedt (Nor) d. Eleanor Goss 3-6 6-1 6-4
DF: Emily Weaver/Eleanor Goss d. Adelaide Green/Caroma Winn 6-2 11-9
Adelaide (nee Browning) Green listed as Mrs Homer S(tuart) Green.
Rogge listed as Mrs Johan Rogge.
Could Emily Waever br our missing person in the singles draw?
Molla won 79 points to 75 points for Eleanor Goss in the finals.
Last edited by Rollo; Nov 29th, 2014 at 01:28 AM.