1896 Wimbledon Championships – Ladies' Singles

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Ladies' Singles
1896 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United Kingdom Charlotte Cooper
Runner-up United Kingdom Alice Pickering
Final score 6–2, 6–3
Details
Draw 6
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1895 · Wimbledon Championships · 1897 →

Alice Pickering defeated Edith Austin 4–6, 6–3, 6–3 in the All Comers' Final, but the reigning champion Charlotte Cooper defeated Simpson Pickering 6–2, 6–3 in the Challenge Round to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1896 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Challenge round[edit]

Challenge Round
     
United Kingdom Alice Pickering 2 3
United Kingdom Charlotte Cooper 6 6

All Comers'[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
United Kingdom Henrietta Horncastle w/o
United Kingdom Edith Austin 6 6 United Kingdom Edith Austin
United Kingdom LH Patterson 4 1 United Kingdom Edith Austin 6 3 3
United Kingdom Alice Pickering 6 6 United Kingdom Alice Pickering 4 6 6
United Kingdom Miss Hungerford 1 0 United Kingdom Alice Pickering 6 7
United Kingdom Beatrice Draffen 3 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ 100 Years of Wimbledon by Lance Tingay, Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230. 

External links[edit]

  • [1] Source for the draw at Wimbledon.com