1888 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1888 U.S. National Championships
Champion United States Bertha Townsend [1]
Runner-up United States Ellen Hansell [1]
Final score 6–3, 6–5
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1887 · U.S. National Championships · 1889 →

Bertha Townsend defeated Marion Wright 6–2, 6–2 in the All Comers' Final of the 1888 U.S. Women's National Singles Championship. Bertha Townsend defeated reigning champion Ellen Hansell 6–3, 6–5 in the Challenge Round, the event was held at the Philadelphia Cricket Club, PA.[1]

Draw[edit]

Challenge round[edit]

Challenge Round
         
United States Bertha Townsend 6 6
United States Ellen Hansell 3 5

All Comers' finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                             
United States Bertha Townsend
bye
United States Bertha Townsend 1 6 6
United States Adeline Robinson 6 5 3
United States Adeline Robinson 6 3 6
United States Ellen Roosevelt 4 6 3
United States Bertha Townsend 6 6
United States Marion Wright 2 2
 
 
bye
United States Marion Wright
United States Violet Ward 0 5
United States Marion Wright 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c History of Tennis by Bud Collins, New Chapter Press. 2010