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Singles, Covered Courts, Women

Date7 – 11 May 1908
StatusOlympic
LocationQueen's Club, West Kensington
Participants7 from 2 countries
FormatSingle-elimination tournament.

When Dorothy Lambert Chambers scratched in the first round to Märtha Adlerstråhle, this tournament became wide open with no clear favorite. The eventual winner, Gladys Eastlake-Smith, claimed only one other major title, that also under covered courts, when she won the 1907 British title for women.

PosNrPlayerNOC
1Gladys Eastlake-SmithGBRGold
2Alice GreeneGBRSilver
3Märtha AdlerstråhleSWEBronze
4Elsa WallenbergSWE
=5Dora BoothbyGBR
=5Violet PinckneyGBR
=5Mildred ColesGBR
DNSDorothy Lambert ChambersGBR

Round One (7 – 8 May 1908)

Winners advanced to semi-finals.

Match #1 Märtha AdlerstråhleSWE Dorothy Lambert ChambersGBR walkover
Match #2 Alice GreeneGBR Dora BoothbyGBR 6-2, 6-2
Match #3 Elsa WallenbergSWE Mildred ColesGBR 11-9, 4-6, 4-5 DNF
Match #4 Gladys Eastlake-SmithGBR Violet PinckneyGBR 7-5, 7-5

Semi-Finals (9 May 1908)

Winners advanced to the final.

Match #1 Alice GreeneGBR Märtha AdlerstråhleSWE 6-1, 6-3
Match #2 Gladys Eastlake-SmithGBR Elsa WallenbergSWE 6-4, 6-4

Final Round (11 May 1908)

Match 1/2 Gladys Eastlake-SmithGBR Alice GreeneGBR 6-2, 4-6, 6-0
Match 3/4 Märtha AdlerstråhleSWE Elsa WallenbergSWE 1-6, 6-3, 6-2