Tennis at the 1920 Summer Olympics – Women's doubles

The women's doubles was a tennis event held as part of the Tennis at the 1920 Summer Olympics programme. It was the first appearance of the event. A total of 18 players, comprising 9 pairs, from 5 nations competed in the event, which was held from 17 to 24 August 1920 at the Beerschot Tennis Club.[1]

Women's doubles tennis
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
VenueBeerschot Tennis Club
Dates17–24 August
Competitors8 teams from 5 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Kathleen McKane
Winifred McNair
 Great Britain
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Winifred Beamish
Dorothy Holman
 Great Britain
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Élisabeth d'Ayen
Suzanne Lenglen
 France
1924 →

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First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final (Gold medal match)
  Suzanne Lenglen (FRA)
  Élisabeth d'Ayen (FRA)
6 6
  Sigrid Fick (SWE)
  Lily Strömberg-von Essen (SWE)
4 3
  Suzanne Lenglen (FRA)
  Élisabeth d'Ayen (FRA)
6 3 6
  Kathleen McKane (GBR)
  Winifred McNair (GBR)
2 6 8
  Kathleen McKane (GBR)
  Winifred McNair (GBR)
6 7
  Marguerite Chaudoir (BEL)
  Marthe Dupont (BEL)
6 2 6   Marguerite Chaudoir (BEL)
  Marthe Dupont (BEL)
2 5
  Marie Jones (BEL)
  Marguerite Laurenan (BEL)
3 6 2   Kathleen McKane (GBR)
  Winifred McNair (GBR)
8 6
  Winifred Beamish (GBR)
  Dorothy Holman (GBR)
6 4
  Anne de Borman (BEL)
  Lucienne Tschaggeny (BEL)
2 4
  Winifred Beamish (GBR)
  Dorothy Holman (GBR)
6 6
  Winifred Beamish (GBR)
  Dorothy Holman (GBR)
6 6 Bronze medal match
  Fernande Arendt (BEL)
  Marie Storms (BEL)
1 1
  Amory Hansen (DEN)
  Elsebeth Brehm (DEN)
1 1   Suzanne Lenglen (FRA)
  Élisabeth d'Ayen (FRA)
  Fernande Arendt (BEL)
  Marie Storms (BEL)
6 6   Fernande Arendt (BEL)
  Marie Storms (BEL)
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  1. ^ "Tennis at the 1920 Summer Olympics: Doubles, Women". Olympedia. Retrieved 11 July 2020.

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