1916 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1916 U.S. National Championships
Champion Norway Molla Bjurstedt [1]
Runner-up United States Louise Hammond Raymond [1]
Final score 6–0, 6–1
Details
Draw 72
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1915 · U.S. National Championships · 1917 →

Reigning champion Molla Bjurstedt won the singles title of the 1916 U.S. Women's National Singles Championship by defeating Louise Hammond Raymond 6–0, 6–1 in the challenge round. Hammond Raymond had won the right to challenge Bjurstedt by defeating Eleanora Sears 6–3, 6–4 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 5 through June 12, 1916.[1]

Draw[edit]

Challenge round[edit]

Challenge Round
             
Norway Molla Bjurstedt 6 6
United States Louise Hammond Raymond 0 1

All Comers' finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                         
United States Evelyn Sears 6 6
United States Alice Patterson 3 2
United States Evelyn Sears 2 1
United States Louise Hammond Raymond 6 6
United States Louise Hammond Raymond 6 6
United States Maud Barger-Wallach 1 3
United States Louise Hammond Raymond 6 6
United States Eleanora Sears 3 4
United States Eleanora Sears 6 6
United States Phyllis Walsh 3 3
United States Eleanora Sears 6 6
United States Susanne White 2 3
United States Susanne White 4 8 7
United States Mrs. Hall 6 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. 497. ISBN 978-1-937559-38-0.