1908 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1908 U.S. National Championships
Champion United States Maud Barger-Wallach [1]
Runner-up United States Evelyn Sears [1]
Final score 6–3, 1–6, 6–3
Details
Draw 58
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1907 · U.S. National Championships · 1909 →

Maud Barger-Wallach won the singles tennis title of the 1908 U.S. Women's National Singles Championship by defeating reigning champion Evelyn Sears 6–3, 1–6, 6–3 in the challenge round. Barger-Wallach had won the right to challenge Sears by defeating Marie Wagner 4–6, 6–1, 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 22 through June 27, 1908.[1]

Draw[edit]

Challenge round[edit]

Challenge Round
             
United States Evelyn Sears 3 6 3
United States Maud Barger-Wallach 6 1 6

All Comers' finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                         
United States Helen Pouch 6 5 1
United States Edith Rotch 2 7 6
United States Edith Rotch 2 4
United States Maud Barger-Wallach 6 6
United States Matilda Borda 2 3
United States Maud Barger-Wallach 6 6
United States Maud Barger-Wallach 4 6 6
United States Marie Wagner 6 1 3
United States Margaret Johnson 8 6
United States Eleanor Cohen 6 2
United States Margaret Johnson 5 2
United States Marie Wagner 7 6
United States Marie Wagner 6 4 7
United States Carrie Neely 4 6 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Collins, Bud (2016). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (3rd ed.). New York: New Chapter Press. p. 496. ISBN 978-1-937559-38-0.