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Tennis at the 1908 London Summer Games:

Women's Singles, Covered Courts

Tennis at the 1908 Summer Games: Next Summer Games


Host City: London, Great Britain
Venue(s): Queen's Club, West Kensington
Date Started: May 7, 1908
Date Finished: May 11, 1908
Format: Single-elimination tournament.

Gold: GBR Gladys Eastlake-Smith
Silver: GBR Alice Greene
Bronze: SWE Märtha AdlerstrÃ¥hle


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.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Gladys Eastlake-Smith 24 Great Britain GBR Gold
2 Alice Greene 28 Great Britain GBR Silver
3 Märtha Adlerstråhle 39 Sweden SWE Bronze
4 Elsa Wallenberg 31 Sweden SWE
5T Dora Boothby 26 Great Britain GBR
5T Violet Pinckney 37 Great Britain GBR
5T Mildred Coles 32 Great Britain GBR