1901 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1901 U.S. National Championships
Champion United States Elisabeth Moore [1]
Runner-up United States Myrtle McAteer [1]
Final score 6–4, 3–6, 7–5, 2–6, 6–2
Details
Draw 11
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1900 · U.S. National Championships · 1902 →

Elisabeth Moore won the singles title of the 1901 U.S. Women's National Singles Championship by defeating reigning champion Myrtle McAteer 6–4, 3–6, 7–5, 2–6, 6–2 in the challenge round, the draw included four past or present champions.[2] Moore had won the right to challenge McAteer by defeating Marion Jones 4–6, 1–6, 9–7, 9–7, 6–3 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 25 through June 29, 1901.[1][3][4]

Draw[edit]

Challenge round[edit]

Challenge Round
             
United States Myrtle McAteer 4 6 5 6 2
United States Elisabeth Moore 6 3 7 2 6

All Comers' finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                         
United States Elisabeth Moore 6 7
United States Carrie Neely 1 5
United States Elisabeth Moore 6 9
United States Juliette Atkinson 2 7
United States Juliette Atkinson 6 6
United States Helen Huey 2 4
United States Elisabeth Moore 4 1 9 9 6
United States Marion Jones 6 6 7 7 3
United States Emma Warren 7 6
United States Georgina Jones 5 4
United States Emma Warren 1 2
United States Marion Jones 6 6
United States Helen Dillingham w o
United States Marion Jones

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. 
  2. ^ Wright & Ditson's Lawn Tennis Guide for 1902. Boston: Wright & Ditson. 1902. pp. 97–99 – via HathiTrust. The tournament for the Women's Championship of the United States, held the last week in June, 1901, will always be remembered as a record breaker, for there were no less than four Champions past and present on hand to compete for the honor of United States Champion, Miss Atkinson, three times the Champion, Miss Jones, the '99 Champion, Miss Moore and Miss McAteer the then Champion. 
  3. ^ "Tennis tourney nearing finals". The Philadelphia Times. June 27, 1901. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com. (Subscription required (help)). 
  4. ^ "Miss Moore is tennis champion". The Philadelphia Times. June 30, 1901. p. 11 – via Newspapers.com. (Subscription required (help)).