1887 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles
|1887 U.S. National Championships|
|Champion||Ellen Hansell |
|Runner-up||Laura Knight |
|Final score||6–1, 6–0|
Ellen Hansell defeated Laura Knight 6–1, 6–0 in the final of the inaugural U.S. Women's National Singles Championship. The event was played on outdoor grass courts and held from September 27 through October 5, 1887 at the Philadelphia Cricket Club in Wissahickon, Philadelphia.
|Helen Day Harris||6||4||4|
|Helen Day Harris||6||6|
- History of Tennis by Bud Collins, New Chapter Press. 2010
- "Tennis tournament on the Philadelphia Cricket Ground". The Philadelphia Inquirer. October 5, 1887. p. 2 – via Newspapers.com. (Subscription required (help)).