1892 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1892 U.S. National Championships
Champion United Kingdom Mabel Cahill [1]
Runner-up United States Elisabeth Moore [1]
Final score 5–7, 6–3, 6–4, 4–6, 6–2
Details
Draw 8 + CR
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Mabel Cahill won the singles title by defeating challenger Elisabeth Moore, a 17-year old player from the Hohokus Valley Tennis Club, 5–7, 6–3, 6–4, 4–6, 6–2 in the Challenge Round of the 1892 U.S. Women's National Singles Championship.[2] Moore had won the right to challenge Cahill by defeating Helen Day Harris 5–7, 6–1, 6–1 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 21 through June 25, 1892.[1]

Draw[edit]

Challenge round[edit]

Challenge Round
       
United Kingdom Mabel Cahill 5 6 6 4 6
United States Elisabeth Moore 7 3 4 6 2

All Comers' finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
United States Elisabeth Moore 6 6
United States Elisabeth Slevin 0 0
United States Elisabeth Moore w o
United States Annabella Wistar
United States Harriet Butler 4 6 8
United States Annabella Wistar 6 2 6
United States Elisabeth Moore 5 6 6
United States Helen Day Harris 7 1 1
United States Augusta Schultz 6 6
United States Josephine White 1 1
United States Augusta Schultz 2 6
United States Helen Day Harris 6 8
United States Helen Day Harris 6 4 6
United States Hattie Beaumont 2 6 2

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. 
  2. ^ "Summer society salad". The Philadelphia Inquirer. June 18, 1893. p. 12 – via Newspapers.com. (Subscription required (help)). ...Miss Cahill had by no means an easy time retaining the championship, as a "dark horse" in the person of Miss Bessie Moore, a young girl of only 17, of the Hohokus Valley Club, gave her a long and hard battle.