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Re: US Doubles at Longwood


United States National Mixed Doubles Championships

Dates: August 25-31
Venue: Longwood Cricket Club, Boston. United States
Surface: Grass


Mixed Doubles (Draw=22)

1st Round

Betty Nuthall (GB)/George Lott-bye
Penelope Anderson/Bruce Barnes-bye
Marjorie Morrill Painter/Leighton Crawford (GB)-bye
Virginia Rice/Gregory Mangin-bye
Helen Jacobs/Frank Shields-bye
Sarah Palfrey/Clifford Sutter d. Anne Rainey/Jerome Flaherty default
Joan Ridley (GB)/Berkeley Bell d. Martha Guild/Henry Guild 7-5 6-4
Dorothy Shepherd-Barron (GB)/Pat Hughes (GB) d. Josephine Cruickshank/Ellsworth Vines default

Anna McCune Harper/Wilmer Allison d. Mary Cutter/Edward Feibleman 7-5 6-2
Dorothy Round (GB)/Les Stoefen d. Kay Winthrop/Teddy Burwell 6-2 8-6
Midge Van Ryn/John Van Ryn d. Polly Palfrey/George Perkins 6-3 6-0
Anna Fuller Hubbard/Henry Brunie-bye
Eileen Bennett Whittingstall (GB)/Sidney Wood-bye
Marianne Palfrey/Junior Coen-bye
Elsie Goldsack Pittman (GB)/Keith Gladhill-bye
Phyllis Mudford (GB)/Fred Perry (GB) [1F]-bye

2nd Round

Nuthall/Lott d. Anderson/Barnes 6-2 6-4
Rice/Mangin d. Painter/Crawford 6-4 6-4
S Palfrey/Sutter d. Jacobs/Shields 5-7 6-2 6-4
Shepherd-Barron/Hughes d. Ridley/Bell default [Bell left for New York]

Harper/Allison d. Round/Stoefen 5-7 6-1 6-4
Van Ryn/Van Ryn d. Hubbard/Brunie 2-6 6-3 7-5
Whittingstall/Wood d. M Palfrey/Coen 5-7 6-2 7-5
Pittman/Gledhill d. Mudford/Perry [1F] 9-7 6-4


Nuthall/Lott d. Rice/Mangin default
Shepherd-Barron/Hughes d. S Palfrey/Sutter 6-3 7-5
Harper/Allison d. Van Ryn/Van Ryn 6-1 5-7 6-4
Pittman/Gledhill d. Whittingstall/Wood 6-1 6-3


Nuthall/Lott d. Shepherd-Barron/Hughes 4-6 6-1 6-4
Harper/Allison d. Pittman/Gledhill 6-3 6-4


Betty Nuthall/George Lott d. Anna Harper/Wilmer Allison 6-3 6-3


Draw Notes:

Wilbur Coen was regularly called "Junior".
Francis Riou Leighton-Crawford usually called simply Leighton Crawford.



New York Times



Nuthall and Lott are once again champions, having last won in 1929. Lott flies about the court with volleys and overheads. Betty's role is to be consistent.

A huge early upset is the defeat of Muford and Perry, referred to as "the #1 English seeded team."

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