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Tennis at the 1908 London Summer Games:

Women's Singles

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Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): All-England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, Wimbledon; All-England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, Wimbledon
Date Started: July 7, 1908
Date Finished: July 11, 1908
Format: Single-elimination tournament.

Gold: GBR Gladys Eastlake-Smith
GBR Dorothy Lambert Chambers
Silver: GBR Dora Boothby
GBR Alice Greene
Bronze: GBR Ruth Winch
SWE Märtha Adlerstråhle

Summary

When Dorothy Lambert Chambers scratched in the first round to M„rtha Adlerstr†hle, 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.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Dorothy Lambert Chambers 29 Great Britain GBR Gold
1 Gladys Eastlake-Smith 24 Great Britain GBR Gold
2 Dora Boothby 26 Great Britain GBR Silver
2 Alice Greene 28 Great Britain GBR Silver
3 Ruth Winch 37 Great Britain GBR Bronze
3 Märtha Adlerstråhle 39 Sweden SWE Bronze
4 Agatha Morton 36 Great Britain GBR
4 Elsa Wallenberg 31 Sweden SWE
5 Alice Greene 28 Great Britain GBR
5T Dora Boothby 26 Great Britain GBR
5T Violet Pinckney 37 Great Britain GBR
5T Mildred Coles Great Britain GBR