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post #4 of (permalink) Old Mar 20th, 2002, 04:13 PM Thread Starter
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Dates: June 11 to June 15
Venue: Philadelphia Country Club, Wissahickon Heights, (Chesnut Hill) Philadelphia
Surface: Grass

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Singles (Draw=8, plus holder)


Holder Bertha Townsend "sits out" until Challenge Final.

1st Round


Grace Roosevelt d. Marion Wright default
Helen Day Harris d. Rebecca Lycett 6-1 6-1
Miss D.F. Butterfield d. Anne Cory Smith 6-3 6-1
Lida Voorhees d. Laura Knight 6-0 6-0

Semifinals


Harris d. Butterfield 6-1 6-3
Voorhees d. G. Roosevelt 6-1 4-6 6-5

All Comers Final


Voorhees d. Harris 6-5 2-6 6-3

Challenge Round

Bertha Townsend (holder) d. Lida Voorhees 7-5 6-2

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Doubles (Draw=4)

First Round


Margaret Ballard/Bertha Townsend d. Helen Day Harris/Lida Voorhees 6-5 6-3
Laura Knight/Marion Wright d. Miss D.F. Butterfield/Rebecca Lycett 6-3 6-4

Final

Margaret Ballard/Bertha Townsend d. Laura Knight/Marion Wright 6-0 6-2

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Draw Notes:

Anne Cory Smith also called Anna Cory Smith by the Philadelphia Record.

This is the first year the ladies doubles is an official championship event. The woman are aware from the very start that they are playing for the title of "Lady Champion of the United States." The 1888 and 1887 were granted retroactively.

Missing full name of:

Miss D. F. Butterfield

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