1891 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1891 U.S. National Championships
Champion United Kingdom Mabel Cahill [1]
Runner-up United States Ellen Roosevelt [1]
Final score 6–4, 6–1, 4–6, 6–3
Details
Draw 8(+CR)
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1890 · U.S. National Championships · 1892 →

Mabel Cahill won the singles title by defeating reigning champion Ellen Roosevelt 6–4, 6–1, 4–6, 6–3 in the Challenge Round of the 1891 U.S. Women's National Singles Championship. Cahill had won the right to challenge Ellen Roosevelt by defeating her sister Grace Roosevelt 6–3, 7–5 in the final of the All Comers' competition. The event was played on outdoor grass courts and held at the Philadelphia Cricket Club in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia from June 23 through June 27, 1891.[1]

Draw[edit]

Challenge round[edit]

Challenge Round
       
United States Ellen Roosevelt 4 1 6 3
United Kingdom Mabel Cahill 6 6 4 6

All Comers' finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
United States Adelaide Clarkson 6 6
United States Emma Leavitt Morgan 0 0
United States Adelaide Clarkson 1 1
United States Grace Roosevelt 6 6
United States Grace Roosevelt 3 6 6
United States Helen Day Harris 6 3 4
United States Grace Roosevelt 3 5
United Kingdom Mabel Cahill 6 7
United Kingdom Mabel Cahill 6 6
United States Annabella Wistar 5 4
United Kingdom Mabel Cahill 6 6
United States Lida Voorhees 1 0
United States Lida Voorhees 4 6 6
United States Amy Williams 6 3 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Collins, Bud (2016). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (3rd ed.). New York: New Chapter Press. p. 494. ISBN 978-1-937559-38-0.