Agnes Morton

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Agnes Morton
Agnes mary morton.jpg
Morton, prior to 1910
Born (1872-03-06)6 March 1872
Halstead, Essex, England
Died 5 April 1952(1952-04-05) (aged 80)
Kensington, London, England
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon F(AC) (1908, 1909)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon F (1914)

Agnes Morton (6 March 1872 – 5 April 1952) was a British female tennis player. She twice reached the Ladies Singles finals at the 1908 and 1909 Wimbledon Championships and claimed victory in 1914 in Ladies Doubles with partner Elizabeth Ryan. She placed fourth at the 1908 Summer Olympics in Ladies Lawn Tennis.[1]

Grand Slam record[edit]

Wimbledon[edit]

  • Ladies Singles runner-up: 1908, 1909
  • Ladies Doubles runner-up: 1914

Grand Slam singles finals[edit]

Runners-up (2)[edit]

Year Championship Opponent in Final Score in Final
19081 Wimbledon Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Charlotte Cooper Sterry 4–6, 4–6
19092 Wimbledon Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Dora Boothby 4–6, 6–4, 6–8

1This was actually the all-comers final as May Sutton Bundy did not defend her 1907 Wimbledon title, which resulted in the winner of the all-comers final winning the challenge round and, thus, Wimbledon in 1908 by walkover.
2This was actually the all-comers final as Charlotte Cooper Sterry did not defend her 1908 Wimbledon title, which resulted in the winner of the all-comers final winning the challenge round and, thus, Wimbledon in 1909 by walkover.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Agnes Morton Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-02-01. 

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