Tennis at the 1920 Summer Olympics – Women's singles

The women's singles was a tennis event held as part of the Tennis at the 1920 Summer Olympics programme. It was the fourth appearance of the event. A total of 18 players from 7 nations competed in the event, which was held from 16 to 24 August 1920 at the Beerschot Tennis Club.[1]

Women's singles tennis
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
VenueBeerschot Tennis Club
Dates16–24 August
Competitors21 from 7 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Suzanne Lenglen  France
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Dorothy Holman  Great Britain
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Kathleen McKane  Great Britain
← 1912
1924 →

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final (Gold medal match)
          
  Sigrid Fick (SWE) 0 1
  Suzanne Lenglen (FRA) 6 6
  Suzanne Lenglen (FRA) 6 6
  Dorothy Holman (GBR) 3 0
  Kathleen McKane (GBR) w/o
  Dorothy Holman (GBR) Bronze medal match
  Sigrid Fick (SWE) 2 0
  Kathleen McKane (GBR) 6 6

Top halfEdit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
  A de Borman (BEL)
  M Skrbková (TCH) w/o
  A de Borman (BEL) 4 6
  S Fick (SWE) 6 8
  S Fick (SWE) 7 6
  C Dahl (NOR) 5 2
  S Fick (SWE) 0 1
  S Lenglen (FRA) 6 6
  L Strömberg-von Essen (SWE) 7 6
  E Brehm (DEN) 6 6   E Brehm (DEN) 5 3
  M Dupont (BEL) 3 4   L Strömberg-von Essen (SWE) 0 0
  W McNair (GBR)   S Lenglen (FRA) 6 6
  F Subirana (ESP) w/o   W McNair (GBR) 0 0
  S Lenglen (FRA) 6 6   S Lenglen (FRA) 6 6
  M Storms (BEL) 0 0

Bottom halfEdit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
  R Gagliardi (ITA) 6 0
  M Lindberg (SWE) 0 0r   R Gagliardi (ITA) 1 6 2
  K McKane (GBR) 6 6   K McKane (GBR) 6 1 6
  J Vaussard (FRA) 4 4   K McKane (GBR) 6 6
  É d'Ayen (FRA) 2 3
  A Hansen (DEN) 2 3
  É d'Ayen (FRA) 6 6
  K McKane (GBR) w/o
  D Holman (GBR)
  G Ferelli (ITA) w/o
  F Arendt (BEL)
  F Arendt (BEL) 2 3
  D Holman (GBR) 6 6
  G Beamish (GBR) 6 2
  D Holman (GBR) 8 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tennis at the 1920 Summer Olympics: Singles, Women". Olympedia. Retrieved 11 July 2020.

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