Ermyntrude Harvey

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Ermyntrude Harvey
Full name Ermyntrude Hilda Harvey
Country  United Kingdom
Born (1895-06-09)9 June 1895
London, England
Died 4 October 1973(1973-10-04) (aged 78)
Weybridge England
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 3R (1925)
Wimbledon 4R (1927, 1928)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open SF (1925, 1930)
Wimbledon F (1928)
US Open W (1927)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon QF (1924, 1926, 1939)
US Open F (1925)
Team competitions
Wightman Cup W (1925, 1930)

Ermyntrude Hilda[1] Harvey (1896 – 1973)[2] was a British female tennis player of the 1920s.

In 1927, she won the US Women's National Championship in women's doubles with Kitty McKane, and reached the final of Wimbledon the following year (with Eileen Bennett).[3]

In mixed doubles, she was also a finalist in the 1925 Wimbledon Championships, with Vincent Richards.

Between 1920 and 1948 she participated in 22 editions of the Wimbledon Championships. Her best results in the singles event were reaching the fourth round in 1927 (lost to Elizabeth Ryan) and 1928 (lost to first-seeded and eventual champion Helen Wills).[4]

She was part of the British team that won the Wightman Cup in 1925 and 1930.

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runners-up)[edit]

Result Year Tournament Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1927 US Women's National Champ’s, Forest Hills United Kingdom Kathleen McKane United Kingdom Betty Nuthall
United Kingdom Joan Fry
6–1, 4–6, 6–4
Runner-up 1928 The Championships
Wimbledon
United Kingdom Peggy Saunders Mitchell
United Kingdom Phoebe Watson
United Kingdom Eileen Bennett 2–6, 3–6

Doubles: 1 (0 title, 1 runners-up)[edit]

Result Year Tournament Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1925 US Women's National Champ’s, Forest Hills United Kingdom Kathleen McKane
Australia John Hawkes
United States Vincent Richards 2–6, 4–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Middle name, page 3
  2. ^ England and Wales Death Index, 1916-2005
  3. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 479, 482. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  4. ^ "Wimbledon player archive – Ermyntrude Harvey". AELTC.