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Re: US Doubles at Longwood

1922 United States National Mixed Doubles Championships

Dates: August 23-29
Venue: Longwood Cricket Club, Brookline (Chesnut Hill), Massachusetts
Surface: Grass


Mixed Doubles (Draw=34)

1st Round

Martha Bayard/Henry Guild d. Hazel Wightman/George Wightman default
Molla Mallory/Bill Tilden d. Theodora Sohst/Wallace Johnson 6-0 6-0

2nd Round

Helen Wills/Howard Kinsey d. Katherine Gardner/Phil Neer 6-4 10-12 6-2
Helen Gilleaudeau/Clifford Lockhorn d. Miss Mungard/Nicholas Reggio 6-4 6-2
Eleanora Sears/Bill Johnston d. Jessie Grieve/Harry Prescott default
Mary Trumball/Joseph Seabury d. Agnes Sherwood/Lewis White default
Anna Godfrey/Wallace Johnson d. Ruth Shedden/Irving Wright default
Miss Thatcher/Josiah Wheelwright d. Jessie Greene/Walter Pate 6-3 3-6 6-3
Edith Sigourney/Willis Davis d. Dorothy Newhart/Elon Hooker 6-3 6-3
Bayard/Guild d. Grace Mungen/Alfred Chapin 6-2 6-3

Mallory/Tilden d. Rosamund Newton/Helfe Ploughmann 6-1 6-0
Florence Ballin/Walter Westbrook d. Penelope Anderson/John Nicholl 6-2 6-4
Helen Hooker/Samuel Hardy d. Elizabeth Corbierre/Jose-Maria Alonso (Sp) 6-1 6-3
Dorothy Briggs/Howard Voshell d. Marchesa Virginia Ferrante (Ita)/Nat Niles 6-4 6-0
May Sutton Bundy/Jean Borotra (Fra) d. Alletta Morris/J. W. Foster default
Ruth Henry/Manuel De Gomar d. Marion Fenno/J. Brooks Fenno 4-6 6-4 6-3
Phyllis Walsh/Manuel Alonso (Sp) d. Ruth Cordes/Howard Cordes 6-2 6-2
Mildred Willard/Sydney Beals d. Gertrude Chisholm/Seymour Chisholm default

3rd Round

Wills/Kinsey d. Gilleaudeau/Lockhorn 6-1 6-3
Sears/Johnston d. Trumball/Seabury 6-3 6-3
Godfrey/Johnson d. Thatcher/Wheelwright 6-2 6-4
Sigourney/Davis d. Bayard/Guild 6-1 6-4

Mallory/Tilden d. Ballin/Westbrook 7-5 6-3
Briggs/Voshell d. Hooker/Hardy 7-9 6-3 6-3
Bundy/Borotra d. Henry/De Gomar 6-4 6-2
Walsh/Alonso d. Willard/Beals 6-1 7-5


Wills/Kinsey d. Sears/Johnston 6-4 6-4
Godfrey/Johnson d. Sigourney/Davis 6-1 5-7 6-3
Mallory/Tilden d. Briggs/Voshell 6-1 6-3
Bundy/Borotra d. Walsh/Alonso 6-2 10-8


Wills/Kinsey d. Godfrey/Johnson default
Mallory/Tilden d. Bundy/Borotra 6-4 6-4


Molla Mallory/Bill Tilden d. Helen Wills/Howard Kinsey 6–4 6–3


Draw notes:

The mixed event was held with the men's doubles at Longwood.

Comments on names and players

Mrs Gertrude Chisholm=nee Della Torre.
Mrs Howard Cordes=Ruth Cordes, nee Saunders.
Mrs William Henry=Ruth Henry, nee Stanton.

J Brooks Fenno had the full name of John Brooks Fenno but went by J Brooks Fenno. Marion was his first cousin.
Howard Voshell also listed as S Howard Voshell. His full name was Samuel Howard Voshell.

Missing full names for:

Miss Mungard
Miss Thatcher

J. W. Foster (a male in the mixed draw)



1923 Spalding's Tennis Annual, page (this source omits all defaults).
The Grand Slam Record Book, page 932
The New York Times. (which lists defaults)

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