1897 Wimbledon Championships – Ladies' Singles

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Ladies' Singles
1897 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United Kingdom Blanche Hillyard
Runner-up United Kingdom Charlotte Cooper
Final score 5–7, 7–5, 6–2
Details
Draw 7
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1896 · Wimbledon Championships · 1898 →

Blanche Hillyard defeated Alice Pickering 6–2, 7–5 in the All Comers' Final, and then defeated the reigning champion Charlotte Cooper 5–7, 7–5, 6–2 in the Challenge Round to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1897 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Challenge round[edit]

Challenge Round
     
United Kingdom Blanche Hillyard 5 7 6
United Kingdom Charlotte Cooper 7 5 2

All Comers'[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
United Kingdom Blanche Hillyard 6 6
United Kingdom Edith Austin 0 1 United Kingdom Blanche Hillyard
United Kingdom Henrietta Horncastle 12 6 United Kingdom Henrietta Horncastle w/o
United Kingdom Ellen Thynne 10 4 United Kingdom Blanche Hillyard 6 7
United Kingdom Ruth Dyas 6 6 United Kingdom Alice Pickering 2 5
United Kingdom Edith Bromfield 0 3 United Kingdom Ruth Dyas 4 6 1
United Kingdom Alice Pickering 6 4 6

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