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1906 Alexander Smith (Nassau), Homewood, 306.
1907 Robert Simpson (Omaha), Hinsdale, 111., 307.
1908 Willie Anderson (Onwentsia), St. Louis. 299.
1909 Willie Anderson (St. Louis), Chicago, 288.
1910 Charles Evans, Jr. (Edgewater), Chicago, 151

1911 Robert Simpson (Kenosha), Grand Rapids, 146

(36 holes).

OLYMPIC CUP.

The Western Golf association team, consisting of
Mason Phelps, Albert Seckel, Paul Hunter and
Robert Gardner, won the Olympic cup on the links
of the Detroit Golf club at Detroit, Mich., July 22,
1911, with a score of 606. The standing of the
teams was:



Western 606



Western Penna.



.6-JO



Michigan 640

Detroit 640

Ohio 665

Canada 667



Kentucky 673

Trans-Mississippi 673

Wisconsin 67S

Des Moines 683

Lower Lakes 688

St. Louis 737



Indiana

SOUTHERN CHAMPIONSHIP.

In the tournament of the Southern Golf associa-
tion held at Nashville, Tenn., and ending June 10
3911, W. P. Stewart of New Orleans was the win-
ner, defeating Beaten G. Bush of New Orleans in
the finals, 5 up and 4 to play.

TRANS-MISSISSIPPI CHAMPIONSHIP.

The eleventh annual tournament of the Trans-
Mississippi Golf association was held at Omaha
Neb., Aug. 14-19. 1911, and resulted for the third
time in a victory for Harry Legg of the Minne-
kabda club. Minneapolis, who defeated Ralph Ryder
of the Hyperion Country club, Des Moines, in the
final round, 11 up and 10 to go.

CHAMPIONSHIP OF CHICAGO.

"Chick" Evans of the Edgewater Golf club won
the Chicago golf championship Aug. 4, 1911. by de-
feating F. R. Blossom of the Midlothian club, 9 up
and 8 to play.

OTHER CHAMPIONSHIPS.

Minnesota Harry G. Legg, Aug. 5.

Wisconsin Ned Allis, Aug. 5.

Metropolitan (open) -Gilbert Nicholls, Jnly 13.

Metropolitan Jerome D. Travers, May 27.

Ohio Russell S. Jones, June 24.

White Mountain (amateur) Mason E. Phelps, Aug. 6.

Eastern Intercollegiate George Stanley, Yale,
Sept. 9.

Germany (amateur) Alexander Revell of Chicago,
Aug. 18.

United North and South Amateur Championship
Won by Charles Evans, Jr., of Edgewater (Chi-
cago) from Robert Hunter of Wee Burn, Conn., at
Pinehurst^ N. C., April 1.
Charles Evans, Jr. won the open amateur golf

championship of France, at Versailles. July 8, 1911,

by defeating J. G. Andcison of West Newton, Mass.



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BRITISH OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP.
1890 'John Ball, Jr. (R. L. G. C.), Prestwick, 164.
1891 H. Kirkcaldy (St. Andrew's), St. Andrew's,

166.

1892 *H. H. Hilton (R. L. G. C.), Muirfleld, t305.
1893 W. Auehterlonie (St. Andrew's), Prestwick,

322.

1894 J. H. Taylor (Winchester), Sandwich, 325.
1895 J. H. Taylor (Winchester), St. Andrew's, 322.
1896 H. Vardon (Scarborough), Muirfield. 316.
1897 *H. H. Hilton (R. L. G. C.), Muirfleld, 305.
1898 H. Vardon (Scarborough), Prestwick, 307.
1899 H. Vardon (Ganton), Sandwich, 310.
1900 J. H. Taylor (Richmond), St. Andrew's, 309.
1901 James Braid (Romford), Muirfleld, 309.
1902 Alex. Herd (Huddersfleld). Hoylake, 307.
1903 Alex. Herd (Huddersfleld).
1904 J. White (Sunningdale), Sandwich. 296.
1905 Jas. Braid (Walton Heath). St. Andrew's, 318.
1906 James Braid (Walton Heath). Muirfleld, 300.
1907 Arnaud Massey (France). Hoylake, 317.
] 908 James Braid (Walton Heath), Prestwick, 291.
1909 J. H. Taylor (Mid-Surrey), Sandwich. 295.
1910 James Braid (Walton Heath), St. Andrew's,

299
19il H. Vardon (South Herts), Sandwich, 303.

*Amateur. tChanged to 72 holes.

BRITISH AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP.
Tear. Winner. Runner- Up.

1886 H. Hutchinson Henry Lamb 7 and 6

1887 H. Hutchinson John Ball, Jr 1 hole

1888 J. Ball, Jr J. E. Laidlay 5 and 4

1889 J. E. Laidlay L. W. Balfour 2 and 1

1890 J. Ball, Jr J. E. Laidlay 4 and 3

1891 J. E. Laidlay H. H. Hilton 1 hole

1892 J. Ball, Jr H. H. Hilton 3 and 1

1893 Peter Anderson J. E. Laidlay 1 hole

1894 J. Ball. Jr S. M. Ferguson .... 1 hole

1895 L. B. Melville J. Ball, Jr *1 hole

1896 F. G. Tait H. H. Hilton 8 and 7

1897 A. J. T. Allan J. Robb 4 and 2

1898 F. G. Tait S. M. Ferguson 7 and 5

1899 J. Ball, Jr F. G. Tait *1 hole

1900 H. H. Hilton J. Robb 8 and 7

1901 H. H. Hilton J. L. Low 1 hole

1902 C. Hatchings S. H. Fry 1 up

1903 R. Maxwell H. Hutchinson 6 and 5

1904 W. J. Travis E. Blackwell 4 and 3

1905 A. G. Barry Hon. O. Scott 3 and 2

1906 James Robb C. C. Lengen 4 and 3

1907 J. Ball, Jr , A. Palmer 6 and 4

1908 E. A. Lassen H. F. Taylor 7 and 6

1909 R. Maxwell C. K. Hutchinson.. 1 hole

1910 John Ball O. Aylmer 10 and 9

1911 H. H. Hilton E. A. Lassen 4 and 3

* After a tie.

WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIPS.

WESTERN.

Miss Caroline Painter of the Midlothian Country
club won the ninth annual championship of the
Women's Western Golf association held on the
links of the Midlothian club, Chicago, Aug. 28-Sept.
1. 1911, defeating ?n the final round Miss Alva San-
ders, a clubmate, 3 up, 2 to play. Record of event
to date:
1601 Miss Bessie Anthony (Glen View), Onwentsla,

3 up, 1 to play.
1902 Miss Bessie Anthony (Glen View), Onwentsla,

1 up.
1903 Miss Bessie Anthony (Glen View), Ex moor,

3 up, 2 to play.
1904 Miss Frances Everett (Exmoor), Glen View,

1 up.

1905 Mrs. Charles L. Dering (Midlothian), Home-
wood. 4 up, 2 to play.
1906 Mrs. Charles L. Dering (Midlothian), Exmoor,

1907 P Miss Lillian French (Windsor). Midlothian,
1 up.

1908 Mrs. W. Frances Anderson (Hinsdale), St
Louis Country club, 3 up, 2 to play.

1909 Miss Vida Llewellyn (LaGrange), Homewood,
6 up, 5 to play.

1910 Mrs. Thurston Harris (Westward Ho), Skokle,
3 up, 2 to play.

1911 Miss Caroline Painter (Midlothian), Midloth-
ian, 3 up, 2 to play.



EASTERN.

Mrs. Ronald H. Barlow of the Merlon Cricket
club, Philadelphia, won the Women's Eastern
Golf association champion si rip at Newton, Mass.,
June 5-7, 1911, her aggregate score being 2Y2 Mrs.
Caleb Fox of the Huntingdon Valley Country club,
Philadelphia, was second with 276.
NATIONAL.

Miss Margaret Curtis of Boston, Mass., won the
woman's national golf championship of the United
States on the links of the Baltusrol Golf club at
Short Hills, N. J., Oct. 9-14, 1911. Her opponent In
the final round was Miss Lillian B. Hyde, also of
Boston, whom she defeated 5 up and 3 to play.
Record of event to date.
1S95 Beatrix Hoyt, on Meadowbrook Country club

links.
1896 Beatrix Hoyt, Morris Country club, 2 up, 1 to

play.
1897 Beatrix Hoyt, Essex County Country club, 6

up, 4 to play.

1898 Beatrix Hoyt, Ardsley club, 5 up, 3 to play.
1899 Ruth Underbill. Philadelphia Country club, 2

up, 1 to play.
1900 Frances Grlscom, Shinnecock Hills, 6 up, 4 tfl

play.
1901 Genevleve Hecker, Baltusrol Golf club, 6 up.

3 to play.

1902 Genevieve Hecker, Brookline, 4 up, 3 to play.
1903 Bessie Anthony. Chicago Golf club, 7 up, 6 to

Play.
1904 Georgeanna Bishop, Philadelphia, 5 up, 3 to

play.

1905 Pauline Mackay. Oakley Country club. 1 up.
1906 Harriet S. Curtis. Brae Burn Country club, 2

up, 1 to play.

1907 Margaret Curtis. Midlothian, 7 np, 6 to play.
1908 Catherine C. Harley, Fall River, 6 up, 5 to play.
1909- Dorothy Campbell (North Berwick, Scotland),

Merlon Cricket club. 3 up, 1 to play.
1910 Dorothy Campbell (Hamilton, Ont.), Home-
wood Ccuntrv club, 2 up, 1 to play.
1911 Margaret Curtis (Boston), Baltusrol Golf club,

5 up, 3 to play.

BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIP.

Miss Dorothy Campbell of Hamilton, Ont., won
the woman's golf championship of Great Britain
May 19, 1911, at Portrush, Ireland, by defeating
Miss Violet Hezlet, the Irish champion. 3 up and 2
to play, in the final. This gave Miss Campbell the
honor of holding the British, American and Cana-
dian golf championships.

GOLF OFFICIALS.
United States Golf Association President, Silas H.

Strawn, Glen View; secretary, R. C. Watson,

Garden City.
Western Golf Association President, William Hev-

burn, Louisville Country club; secretary, Elmer A.

Eulass, Calumet Country club.

TENNIS.
WESTERN CHAMPIONSHIPS.

The twenty-fourth annual western tennis cham-
pionship tournament was held on the courts of the
Onwentsia club at Lake Forest, 111., July 22 31, 1911.
In the finals of the doubles C. M. Bull, Jr., ami
Harry C. Martin of New York defeated Dean Ma-
they and G. M. Church of Princeton university, 7-9,
2-6, 7-5, -3, 9-7. In the women's doubles Miss
Hazel Hotchkiss and Miss Carrie B. Neely defeated
Miss Chatfield-Taylor and Miss Marion Butler, 6-2,
6-4. In the mixed doubles Miss Carrie- B. Neely
and L. H. Waidncr defeated Miss Edith Hoyt anr'.
Harold Sirltli, C-0, 6-3. In the women's singles
Miss Hazel Hotchkiss of San Francisco defeated in
the finals Miss Carrie B. Neely of Chicago, G-l, 6-1.
Miss Gwendolyn Reese of St. Paul, holder of the
titlo. was forced to default on account of Illness
and Miss Hotchklss was declared western cbnmplon.

In the finals of the men's singles Maurice Mc-
LoufihllT of San Francisco defeated Walter T. Hayes
of Chicago. 6-2, 6-3, 6-3. In the challenge round, T.
C. Bundy of Los Angeles, holder of the title, was
defeated by MeLoughlln, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3, 6-3.
LONGWOOD TOURNAMENT.

The Loiigwood tennis tournament, at which the
Longwood cup and the eastern championship in dou-



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bles were contended for, took pluce oft the courts of
the Lougwood Cricket club, Boston, Mass., July 17-
26 1911. E. P. Larneu of Summit, N. J., won the
cup, defeating G. F. Touchard of New York in the
finals of the singles, 6-3, 5-7, 6-3, ti-4. W. A. Lamed,
the title holder, did not defend it against his
brother.

R. D. Little and O. F. Touchard of New York
won the eastern doubles championship by defeating

B. O. Wright and N. W. Niles of Boston, 6-4, 6-4,

SOUTHERN CHAMPIONSHIPS.

In the southern tennis championship tournament
held at Atlanta, Ga., ending July 8, 1911, Carlton
V. Smith of Atlanta, Ga., defeated E. V. Carter,
Jr. in the finals of the singles in straight sets, but
in the challenge round he was beaten by Conrad
Doyle of Washington, holder of the title, by a
score of 6-2, 6-3, 6-2. In the doubles Doyle and Doyle
of Washington defeated Grant and Carter of At-
lanta, 6-1, 6-1, the pHyers having agreed to make it
the best two out of three sets. Miss Murphy >f
New Orleans won the championship in women's sin-
gles by defeating Mrs. S. Taylor in the challenge
round, 6-4, 6-4.

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS.

The tournament to decide ihe cational tennis
championships of the United States took place on
the Casino courts at Newport, R. I., Aug. 21-Sept.4,
3911. In the singles the flnal round was between
Maurice E. MeLoughlin of San Francisco and Beals

C. Wright of Boston, the former winning, 6-4, 4-6,
7-5, 6-3. In the challenge match played Sept. 4,
Walter A. Lamed of Summit, N. J., holder of the
title since 1907, retained the championship by de-
feating McLoughlin by the score of 6-4, 6-4, 6-2.

The preliminary matches in the doubles national
championship were played on the Onwentsia club
courts at Lake Forest, 111., Aug. 1-2. On the first
day R. D. Little and Gustave Touchard, eastern
champions, defeated M. McLoughlin and T. C.
Bundy, Pacific coast champions, 6-4, 6-4, 7-9, 3-6,
10-8, while the Doyle brothers, southern champions,
defeated C. M. Bull, Jr., and Harry Martin, the
western title holders, 6-3, 8-6, 6-1. On the second
day, Messrs. Little and ToucharJ defeated the
Doyle brothers, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3. In the chal-
lenge match at Newport, R. I., Aug. 22, L/ittle and
Touchard defeated Fred B. Alexander and Harold
H. Hackett holders of the championship in doubles,
7-5, 13-15, 6-2, 6-4.

NATIONAL TENNIS CHAMPIONS.



1897 R. D. Wrenn.
1898 M. D. Whitman.
1899 M. D. Whitman.
1900 M. D. Whitman.
1901 W. A. Lamed.
1902 W. A. Lamed.
1903 H. L. Doherty.
1904-H. Ward.
1905 B. C. Wright.
1906 W. J. Clothier.
1907 W. A. Larned.
1S08 W. A. Larned.
1909 W. A. Larned.
1910 W. A. Earned.
1911 W. A. Larned.



1881 R. D. Sears.
1882 R. D. Sears.
1883 R. D. Sears.
1884 R. D. Sears.
1885 R. D. Sears.
1886 R. D. Sears.
1887 H. W. Slocum.
1888 H. W. Slocum.
1889 H. W. Slocum.
1890 O. S. Campbell.
1891 O. S. Campbell.
1892 O. S. Campbell.
1893 R. D. Wrenn.
1894 R. D. Wrenn.
1895 F. H. Hovey.
1896 R. D. Wrenn.

NORTHWESTERN CHAMPIONSHIPS.

The twenty-second annual tennis tournament for
tlie championship of the northwest took place on
the Deephaven courts at Lake Minnetonka. Minn.,
July 17-22. 1911. L. H. Waidner of Chicago defeat-
ed John Adams of St. Paul in the finals of the
singles, 6-2, 7-5, 3-6, 6-3. In the doubles Adams and
Armstrong won the final matches by defeating Bur-
ton and Northrop, 6-0, 3-6, 6-2, 9-7.

MIDDLE STATES CHAMPIONSHIPS.

In the middle states (eastern) tennis tournament
at Mountain Station. N. J., ending July 8, Miss
Hazel Hotchkiss of California won in the finals of
the women's singles, defeating Miss E. M. Rotch,
6-0, 7-5. In the challenge round she defeated Miss
E. Raymond, 6-2. 6-2. H. H. Hackett and F. B.
Alexander defeated O. H. Hinck and H. Torrance
in the challenge doubles match at 6-3, 6-3, 6-2. In
the men's singles, N. W. Niles of Boston, holder



Of the title, had to default in the second set of his
match with W. M. Hall, the challenger, on account
of a sprained foot. Hall won at 6-8. 5-4, defaulted.

CENTRAL STATES CHAMPIONSHIPS.

In the central states tennis tournament at St.
Louis, Mo., ending July 8, 1911, Jack Cannon of
Kansas City, Mo., defeated Roland Hoerr of St.
Louis in the finals of the singles, 0-6, 2-6, 10-8, 6-3,
6-0. In the doubles the winners were Drummond
Jones of St. Louis and C. S. Peters of Chicago,
who defeated Guy Oliver and Clarence Gamble, 6-2,
7-5, 7-5.

SOUTHWESTERN INTERSTATE.

In the Interstate tennis tournament held in St.
Joseph, Mo., July 24-28, 1911. Herbert V. Jones of
Kansas City, Mo., won in the finals of the singles,
defeating A. E. Sterling of St. Joseph, Mo., 6-2, 8-6,
4-6, 8-6. Drummond Jones did not defend the Van
Brunt challenge cup and it went to H. V. Jones.

MISSOURI VALLEY TOURNAMENT.

The Missouri valley tennis tournament of 1911
was held in Kansas City, Mo., July 31-Aug. 5. In
the singles, James H. Winston of Norfolk, Va.,
won the championship by defeating Jack Cannon of
Kansas City, holder of the title, 11-8, 6-1, 6-4. In
the doubles, J. H. Winston and H. G. Whitehead
of Norfolk, Va., defeated Roland Hoerr and Wyatt
Brodix of St. Louis, Mo., In the finals, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2.
TRISTATE AT CINCINNATI.

In the tristate tennis tournament for the cham-
pionship of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, held in
Cincinnati, O., Sept. 4-11, 1911, Richard Bishop of
Boston defeated William Hall of New York in the
flnal round of the singles. In the challenge round
Richard Palmer of New Jersey, holder of the title,
defeated Bishop, 14-12, 6-4, 8-6. Richard Bishop and
H. C. Johnson of Boston defeated Richard Palmer
of New Jersey and W. F. Johnson of Philadelphia
in the final round of the doubles, 6-8, 6-2, 6-2, 6-1.
Miss Helen Ratterman and Miss Ruth Sanders won
in the women's doubles. Jefeating Miss Mardi Hunt
and Mrs. Truxton Emerson, 6-1, 6-0.

GULF STATES TOURNAMENT.
Harry Waidner of Chicago won in the finals of
the singles at the gulf states tennis championship
tournament in New Orleans, La., June 19-25, 1911,
defeating Harvey McQulstcn of Beaumont. Tex.
He also won in the challenge round, defeating Paul
D. McQuiston. The McQuiston brothers won the
doubles championship by defeating Waidner and
Wallace Johnson.

STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS.

ILLINOIS.

The annual championship tennis tournament of
Illinois was held on the courts of the Aztec club,
Chicago, July 8-15, 1911. In the final of the men's
singles Albrecht Ludke defeated Charles Peters, 6-3,
6-3, 6-2. /In the challenge match for the state title,
played Aug. 19, Walter T. Hayes defeated Ludke,
6-8. 6-0, 2-6, 6-2, 8-6.

Morley and Ludke won the state championship in
doubles by defeating Byford and Forstall in the
finals, 6-3, 9-7, 6-3. In the women's singles Miss
Carrie B. Neely defeated Miss Edith Paradise in
the finals, 6-2, 6-1. Miss Miriam Steever, holder of
the title, defaulted the state championship to Miss
Neely.

OHIO.

Tn the Ohio state tournament, held in Cleveland, O.,
Sept. 11-19, 1911, Fred Harris of Vermont defeated
Dr. Nat Thornton in the finals of the singles. 7-5.
6-4, 10-8. In the challenge round he defeated Frank
C. Marty of Kentucky. 6-4, 6-4. 6-2. In the men's
doubles Thornton and Marty defeated C. O. Benton
and H. F. Pettee, 7-9, 6-3. 6-4. 3-6. 6-4. In the flnal
round of the women's singles Miss May Sutton de-
feated Miss Florence Sutton, -0, 6-2. In the chal-
lenge round Miss May Snttnn defeated Miss Lois
Moyes, 6-0, 6-2. In the final round of the women's
doubles Miss Lois Moyes and Miss May Sutton de-
feated Miss Floroice Sutton and Mrs. C. N. Beard,
fi-3. 6-3. In the niixwl doubles Miss May Sutton
and Fred Harris defeated Miss Marjorie Dodd and
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WISCONSIN.

In the Wisconsin state tennis tournament, held
iu Milwaukee, Aug. 5-12, 1911, Alexander Squair of
Chicago won the championship in singles, defeat-
ing Mr. Clarkson of Milwaukee in the finals, 6-4,
6-3, 6-1, aud Blair Lamed of Chicago in the chal-
lenge round, 6-4, 6-4, 2-6, 7-9, 6-1. In the finals of
the doubles Wilson and Friend of Racine defeated
HelmhoU and Johnston of Milwaukee, 6-4, 6-2,5-7, 2-6,
6-3. In the challenge round Wilson and Friend
v/ere defeated by Larned and Forstall of Chicago,
holders of the title, 6-3, 6-3, 6-2.

NEW YORK.

The New York state championship tennis tourna-
ment took place in New York city Aug. 5-14, 1911.
In the doubles G. F. Touchard and R. D. Little of
New York won In the finals, defeating M. E. Mc-
Loughlin and T. C. Bundy of the Pacific coast,
13-11, 10-12, 6-2, 6-3. M. E. McLoughlin won the
championship in the singles by defeating T. R.
Pell, 6-1, 6-b, 6-2, 8-6.

MINNESOTA .

The Minnesota state tennis tournament of 1911
was nelfl at Duluth Aug. 14-19. In the doubles Bur-
ton and Armstrong of the Twin Cities won the
championship by defeating Wheeler and Jayne, 6-4,
5-7, 6-0, 6-3. In ;he singles John Armstrong of St.
Paul was the winner in the finals over John Adams,
taking the contest in three straight sets, 6-2,
6-2, 6-2.

KANSAS.

In the Kansas state tennis tournament, ending
July 24, 1911, Charles Spice of Kingfisher, Okla., de-
feated Gordon Parker of Wichita, Kas., in the
finals of the singles, 6-2. 4-6, 6-4, 7-5. In the dou-
bles N. K. Campbell and Jack Cannon of Kansas
City, Mo., defeated W. A. Penley and H. E. Un-
capher of Augusta, Kas., 6-2, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2.

CONNECTICUT.

F. C. Inman, the title holder, won the Connecti-
cut state championship in tennis singles in Litch-
field, July 14, 1911, by defeating O. J. Johnston of
Brooklyn in the challenge match, 6-3, 9-11, 6-3, 6-2.
The doubles championship was won by F. Watrous
and W. S. Anderson, who defeated Dr. P. B. Hawk
and C. A. Lindley, 4-6, 7-5, 10-8, 6-2.

MASSACHUSETTS.

Nat W. Niles, holder of the Massachusetts sin-
gles lawn tennis championship, defeated F. J.
isulloway, winner of the state tournament at Bos-
ton June 20, by 8-10, 6-4, 8-6, 6-2, 6-2.
IOWA.

In the Towa state tennis tournament held at Des
MoSnes, Aug. 14-19, 1911, Ray Branson of Mitchell,
S. D., won in the singles, defeating Mr. Hoerr of
St. Louis, Mo., 13-11, 7-9, 6-3, 8-6.
SCHOOL TENNIS.

WESTERN INTERCOLLEGIATE.

In the western intercollegiate tennis tournament
at the University of Chicago, ending June 10, 1911,
Joseph A. Armstrong of Minnesota won the singles
championship by defeating his teammate, John W.
Adams, 6-3, 4-6, 8-6, 6-0. The doubles championship
was won by Armstrong and Adams, who defeated
Scoville and Phelps of Wisconsin, 6-2, 6-4, 7-5.

EASTERN INTERCOLLEGIATE.

In the eastern intercollegiate tennis champion-
ship tournament held on the grounds of the Merlon
Cricket club, Philadelphia, ending Sept. 9, 1911, E.
H. Whitney of Harvard won the singles title by de-
feating A. H. Man, Jr., of Yale, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2. In
the final round of the doubles Mathey and Butler of
Princeton defeated Jifft and Kuhn, also of Prince-
ton, 7-5, 6-1, 6-3.

IT. OF C. INTERSCHOLASTIC.

In the University of Chicago interscholastic ten-
nis tourney, ending June 10, 1911, M. A. James of
the Evanston academy was the winner in the sin-
gles, defeating A. J. Lindaaer of Englewood in
the finals, p 2. 6-2, 6-4. In Ihe doubles M. A. and H.
E. James of Evanston academy defeated Weil and
May of Wendell Phillips in the finals, 7-5, 3-6, 3-6,
6-2, 7-5.

CHICAGO CHAMPIONSHIPS.

The first annual tennis tournament for the
championship of Chicago was held on the grounds
of *he Kenwood Country club July 1-8, 1911. In the



singles Heath Byford defeated W. T. Hayes In the
finals, 3-6, 6-3, 6-1. Miss C. B. Neely won the cham-
pionship in the women's singles, defeating Miss
Katherine Bennett, 6-1, 6-1. In the men's doubles
W. T. H-iyes and John C. Neely defeated Byford
and Forstall, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1, 6-1. The women's dou-
bles championship was won by Mrs. W. B. Brown
and Miss C. B. Neely, who defeated Mrs. G. E.
Barnes and Miss Katuerine Waldo, 6-8, 6-3, 6-3.
^ INTERNATIONAL TENNIS.

The preliminary matches to determine whether
America or England should challenge for the Davis
international lawn tennis cup, held by Australia,
took place in New York, N. Y., Sept. 9-12, 1911.
The American players won by taking all four of the
singles matches, the English getting only the one
doubles match. The singles contests resulted as fol-
lows: Sept. 9, W. A. Larned, American, defeated
C. P. Dixon, English, 6-3, 2-6, 6-3, 3-6, 7-5, and M.
E. McLoughlin, American, defeated A. H. Lowe,
English, 7-5, 6-1, 4-6, 4-6, 6-3; Sept. 12, W. A.
Larned defeated A. H. Lowe, 6-3, 1-6, 7-5, 6-1, and
M. E. McLoughlin defeated C. P. Dixon, 8-6, 3-6,
6-3, 6-2. In the doubles match played Sept. 11, C.
P. Dixon and A. E. Beamish, the Fnglish team, de-
feated T. O. Bundy and Raymond D. Little, Ameri-
cans, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4.

In the western New York tennis tournament, held
at Buffalo, and ending Sept. 9, 1911, Nat W. Niles
of Boston won the international cup and title by
defeating Charles Benton of Cleveland in the finals
of the singles, 6-2, 6-0, 6-2.

WORLD'S CHAMPIONSHIP.

' In a tennis tournament ending July 6. 1911, at
Wimbledon, England, for the championship of the
world, H. Roper Barrett of England won in the sin-
gles, defeating E. Dixon in the finals, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4,
6-3, 6-1. In the final of the doubles A. L. Gobert
and Max de Cugis- defeated Parke and Hardy, 6-2,
6-1, 6-1. In the singles challenge round A. F. Wild-
ing retained the ctampionship by defeating Barrett,
6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-2, Barrett retiring.

CIAY COURT CHAMPIONSHIP.
Tl'o clay court tennis tournament for the cham-
pionship of the United States took place on the
grounds of the Omaha Field club, Omaha, Neb..
Aug. 7-12, 1911. In the singles Walter T. Hayes of
Chicago defeated Percy Siverd of Pittsburgh in the
final round, 7-5, 6-2, 6-1. Melville H. Long of San
Francisco, holder of title, did not defend it. In the
doubles H. G. Whitehead and J. H. Winston of
Norfolk, Va., defeated Harvey and Paul McQuiston
of New Orleans in the finals, 7-5, 6-2, 2-6, 0-6, 9-7.
In the challenge round the Norfolk pair defeated
Walter T. Hayes of Chicago and F. G. Anderson of
Brooklyn, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5, 6-1.

WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIPS.

NATIONAL TOURNAMENT.

In the women's national tennis championship tour-
nament, held on the grounds of the Philadelphia
Cricket club June 12-17, 1911, Miss Florence Sutton
of Los Angeles, Cal., defeated Miss Eleanora Sears
of Boston in the finals of the singles, 6-2, 6-1. In
the challenge round Miss Hazel Hotchkiss of Berke-
ley, Cal., holder of the title, defeated Miss Sutton,
S-10, 6-1, 9-7. The mixed doubles championship was
won by Miss Hotchkiss and Wallace F. Johnson,
who defeated, in straight sets, Miss Edna Wildey
and Herbert M. Tilden.

WESTERN NEW YORK.

In the western New York tennis tournament, held
at Buffalo, N. Y., and ending Sept. 9, 1911, Miss
May Sutton of California defeated Miss Noyes of
Toronto, 6-1, 6-1, thus winning the international cup
and title.

MISSOURI VALLEY TOURNAMENT.

In the third annual Missouri valley women's ten-
nis tournament at Kansas City, Mo., ending July
10, 1911, Mrs. T. B. Entz of St. Louis won in the
singles, defeating Miss Evelyn .Seavey, 7-5, 8-6.

NORTHWESTERN CHAMPIONSHIP.

Miss Mary Brown of Los Angeles, Cal., and Miss
Dutcher of Milwaukee, Wis., won the northwest
championship for women at the tennis tournament



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