Helen Hellwig

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Helen Hellwig
Full name Helen Rebecca Hellwig Pouch
Country  United States
Born March 1874
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Died November 26, 1960(1960-11-26)
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
US Open W (1894)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open W (1894, 1895)

Helen Rebecca Hellwig Pouch (March 1874 – November 26, 1960) was an American female tennis player.

Career[edit]

Hellwig won the 1894 U.S. National Championships singles title defeating reigning champion Aline Terry in five sets. Together with compatriot Juliette Atkinson she won the 1894 and 1895 doubles title. She lost her singles title to Juliette Atkinson who beat her in straight sets in the 1895 challenge round.[1]

She was president of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) organization.[2]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

Titles (1)[edit]

Year Championship Opponent Score
1894 U.S. Championships United States Aline Terry 7–5, 3–6, 6–0, 3–6, 6–3

Doubles[edit]

Runner-ups (2)[edit]

Year Championship Partner Opponents Score
1894 U.S. Championships United States Juliette Atkinson United States Annabella Wistar
United States Amy Williams
6–4, 8–6, 6–2
1895 U.S. Championships United States Juliette Atkinson United States Elisabeth Moore
United States Amy Williams
6–2, 6–2, 12–10

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 466, 479. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ "Keeping the Spirit of '76 burning bright". SILive.com. Retrieved 8 June 2012.