1896 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1896 U.S. National Championships
Champion United States Elisabeth Moore [1]
Runner-up United States Juliette Atkinson [1]
Final score 6–4, 4–6, 6–2, 6–2
Details
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1895 · U.S. National Championships · 1897 →

Elisabeth Moore won the singles title by defeating reigning champion Juliette Atkinson 6–4, 4–6, 6–2, 6–2 in the Challenge Round of the 1896 U.S. Women's National Singles Championship. Moore had won the right to challenge Atkinson by defeating Annabella Wistar 6–3, 7–5, 6–0 in the final of the All Comers' competition, the event was played on outdoor grass courts and held at the Philadelphia Cricket Club in Wissahickon Heights, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia from June 17 through June 20, 1896.[1]

Draw[edit]

Challenge round[edit]

Challenge Round
             
United States Juliette Atkinson 4 6 2 2
United States Elisabeth Moore 6 4 6 6

All Comers' finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                         
United States Elisabeth Moore 6 6
United States Amy Williams 4 5
United States Elisabeth Moore 6 6
United States Gertrude Kimball 3 1
United States Gertrude Kimball 6 6
United States Kathleen Atkinson 5 1
United States Elisabeth Moore 6 7 6
United States Annabella Wistar 3 5 0
United States Annabella Wistar 6 6
United States Grace Booth 2 1
United States Annabella Wistar 6 6
United States Edith Rotch 4 2
United States Edith Rotch 6 6
United States Helen Booth 3 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Collins, Bud (2016). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (3rd ed.). New York: New Chapter Press. p. 495. ISBN 978-1-937559-38-0.