Carrie Neely

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Carrie Neely
Carrie neely 1905.jpg
Full name Carrie Blair Neely
Country  USA
Born 1877 or 1878
Chicago, IL, USA
Died November 29, 1938
Chicago, IL, USA
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
US Open F (1907)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open W (1903, 1905, 1907)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
US Open W (1898)

Carrie Neely (1877/78 – November 29, 1938)[1] was an American tennis player from the beginning of the 20th century.

Biography[edit]

Carrie Neely was educated at the Dearborn Seminary, Chicago.[2]

Neely won the Niagara International Tennis Tournament in 1902.[3]

In 1907, she reached the women's singles final of the US Women's National Championship, where she was beaten by Evelyn Sears.

She also won the mixed doubles in 1898, and won the women's doubles on three occasions (1903, 1905 and 1907).

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

Runner-ups (1)[edit]

Date Championship Opponent Score
1907 US National Championship United States Evelyn Sears 6–3, 6–2

Doubles[edit]

Titles (3)[edit]

Date Championship Partner Opponent Score
1903 US National Championship United States Elisabeth Moore United States Miriam Hall
United States Marion Jones
8–4, 6–1, 6–1
1905 US National Championship United States Helen Homans United States F. Obertauffer
United States Virginia Maule
6–0, 6–1
1907 US National Championship United States Marie Wimer United States Edna Wildey
United States Natalie Widely
6–1, 2–6, 6–4

Runner-ups (3)[edit]

Date Championship Partner Opponents Score
1898 US National Championship United States Marie Wimer United States Juliette Atkinson
United States Kathleen Atkinson
6–1, 2–6, 4–6, 6–1
1904 US National Championship United States Elisabeth Moore United States May Sutton Bundy
United States Miriam Hall
3–6, 6–3, 6–3
1908 US National Championship United States Miriam Steever United States Evelyn Sears
United States Margaret Curtis
6–3, 5–7, 9–7

Mixed doubles[edit]

Titles (1)[edit]

Date Championship Partner Opponents Score
1898 US National Championship United States Edwin Fischer United States Helen Chapman
United States J. A. Hill
6–2 6–4 8–6

Runner-ups (1)[edit]

Date Championship Partner Opponents Score
1903 US National Championship United States W. H. Rowland United States Helen Chapman
United States Harry Allen
6–4 7–5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Miss Carrie Neely, Former Tennis Star" (PDF). The New York Times. 30 Nov 1938. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  2. ^ John William Leonard, ed. (1915). Woman's Who's Who of America. The American Commonwealth Company. p. 592. ISBN 0-8103-4018-6. 
  3. ^ "Niagara Tennis Tournament" (PDF). The New York Times. 31 Aug 1902. Retrieved 11 May 2012.