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Dates: June 21-July 1
Venue: The All-England Lawn Tennis and croquet Club, Wimbledon, England
Surface: Grass
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Singles (Draw=7, plus holder)

*Defending champ Charlotte Cooper sits out until challenge round.

1st Round

Henrietta Horncastle d. Ellen Thynne 12-10 6-4
Blanche Hillyard d. Edith Austin default
Ruth Dyas d. Edith Bromfield 6-0 6-3
Alice Pickering-bye

Semifinals

Hillyard d. Horncastle default
Pickering d. Dyas 6-4 4-6 6-1

All Comers final

Blanche Hillyard d. Alice Pickering 6-2 7-5

Challenge Round

Blanche Hillyard d. Charlotte Cooper (holder) 5-7 7-5 6-2

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Draw notes:

The Challenge round match took place on June 28

Alice Pickering is listed as Mrs WH Pickering.
Ellen Thynne listed as Miss EM Thynne

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Sources:

http://www.wimbledon.com/en_GB/score...1897_LS_A4.pdf

2010 Wimbledon Compenduim. (p 78 provides dates of event)

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