Comtesse de Kermel

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Comtesse de Kermel (the Countess of Kermel) or Thérèse de Kermel, née Thérèse Villard (15 June 1874 – 1955) was a French tennis player at the beginning of the 20th century. She won the French Championships in singles in 1907 over runner up Mlle d'Elva.[1]

Biography[edit]

She was born Therese Villard on 15 June 1874 and in September 1899 she married Count Olivier de Kermel in Paris, France.[2] In the finals of the closed French Championships in 1907, the countess won the first set, 6–1, before Mlle d'Elva was forced to retire.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ French Open winners. Retrieved on 13 September 2009.
  2. ^ "Marriage genealogy". Retrieved 29 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "The women's singles event at the Closed French Championships (1897–1914)". Retrieved 29 February 2012. 

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