1889 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1889 U.S. National Championships
Champion United States Bertha Townsend [1]
Runner-up United States Lida Voorhees [1]
Final score 7–5, 6–2
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1888 · U.S. National Championships · 1890 →

Bertha Townsend defended her singles title by defeating Lida Voorhees 7–5, 6–2 in the Challenge Round of the 1889 U.S. Women's National Singles Championship. Lida Voorhuis had won the right to challenge Townsend by defeating Helen Day Harris 6–5, 2–6, 6–3 in the final of the All Comers' competition, the event was held at the Philadelphia Cricket Club, PA.[1]

Draw[edit]

Challenge round[edit]

Challenge Round
         
United States Bertha Townsend 7 6
United States Lida Voorhees 5 2

All Comers' finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                             
United States Lida Voorhees 6 6
United States Laura Knight 1 2
United States Lida Voorhees 6 4 6
United States Grace Roosevelt 1 6 5
United States Grace Roosevelt
United States Marion Wright
United States Lida Voorhees 6 2 6
United States Helen Day Harris 5 6 3
United States D.F. Butterfield 6 6
United States Anna C. Smith 3 1
United States D.F. Butterfield 1 3
United States Helen Day Harris 6 6
United States Rebecca H. Lycett 1 1
United States Helen Day Harris 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 465. ISBN 978-0942257700.