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Re: 1918 results


May 4-18, New South Wales Championships, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Venue: The Double Bay Courts

[The following two draws are more or less complete except for some missing singles results]

1R: Annie Baker-Ford d. Miss Carr
1R: Eva Collings d. Mrs Stevens 6-3 6-3
1R: Mrs H.R. Fuller d. Marjorie Smith 8-6 6-3
1R: Sylvia Lance d. C. Ross 6-3 6-2

SF: Baker-Ford d. Collings ????
SF: Lance d. Fuller ????

FI: Annie Baker-Ford d. Sylvia Lance 6-4 6-3

Doubles (Draw=8)

1R: Irene Cozens/Sylvia Lance d. H. Rock/C. Ross 6-1 6-1
1R: E. Lee/Nell Lloyd d. Mrs Fitzhardinge/Miss McLean 6-4 7-5
1R: Eva Collings/Mrs Wilkins d. Miss Amos/Marjorie Smith 6-1 6-3
1R: Annie Baker-Ford/Mrs H.R. Fuller d. Miss Pollock/Mrs Warburton 6-0 6-0

SF: Cozens/Lance d. Lee/Lloyd 6-2 6-1
SF: Baker-Ford/Fuller d. Collings/Wilkins 6-3 6-2

FI: Irene Cozens/Sylvia Lance d. Annie Baker-Ford/Mrs H.R. Fuller 8-6 7-5

Schoolgirls’ singles

FI: Daphne Akhurst d. M. Ross 6-1 6-3

From ‘The Sydney Morning Herald’, May 6, 1918:

As was the case last year, the only championships events in the tournament which was begun on Saturday are for ladies and school pupils. Entries are more numerous than usual, no doubt for the reason that the Red Cross will benefit by the tournament.

May, New South Wales Championships, Sydney
Double Bay Courts

In aid of the Red Cross

R?: Sylvia Lance d C Ross 6-3 6-2

SF: Sylvia Lance d Mrs Fuller
SF: Annie Ford d Miss Collings

FI: Ford d Lance

SF Annie Ford/Mrs Fuller d Mrs Wilkins/Miss Collings 6-3 6-2
SF Irene Cozens/Sylvia Lance d E Lee/Nell Lloyd 6-2 6-1

FI Cozens/Lance d Ford/Fuller 'two advantage sets'

FI: Daphne Akhurst d M Ross 6-1 6-3


Circa May 21-26, Simla, India

FI: Edith Latham Heathcote d. Winifred Bunyan Walker 6-1 6-4


began May 28, Pelham Country Club Invitational, Pelham Manor, NY, USA

FI: Molla Bjurstedt d. Mrs Edward Raymond ??

DF: Marie Wagner/Mrs H.S.Green d. Bjurstedt/Mrs Rogge 6-0 0-6 6-1

MX: Florence Ballin/Bill Tilden d. ??


May 30-June 4, Border States Championships, El Paso, Texas, US

FI: Marguerite Chesney d. Mrs Margaret L. Sutton 6-3 6-1

DF: Alzina Orndorff/Ruth Rawlings d. Mrs Gilbert Mather/Mrs Margaret L. Sutton 6-4 7-5

This Sutton came from Tularosa.


date unknown, Los Angeles City Championship, California, US

FI: Gladys Widdowson d. Mrs J.A.Rameson 6-0 7-5

MX: Rameson/Sinsabaugh d. Widdowson/Jones 6-2 3-6 6-4

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