1908 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1908 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United Kingdom Charlotte Cooper Sterry[1]
Runner-up United Kingdom Agnes Morton[1]
Final score 6–4, 6–4
Details
Draw 30
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1907 · Wimbledon Championships · 1909 →

Charlotte Cooper Sterry defeated Agnes Morton 6–4, 6–4 in the All Comers' Final to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1908 Wimbledon Championships. The reigning champion May Sutton did not defend her title.[1][2] She was the oldest ladies' singles champion, at 37 years and 282 days.[3]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

All Comers' Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                             
United Kingdom Dora Boothby 6 6
United Kingdom Violet Pinckney 1 4
United Kingdom Dora Boothby 2 4
United Kingdom Charlotte Cooper Sterry 6 6
United Kingdom Dorothea Lambert Chambers 3 5
United Kingdom Charlotte Cooper Sterry 6 7
United Kingdom Charlotte Cooper Sterry 6 6
United Kingdom Agnes Morton 4 4
United Kingdom Agnes Morton 7 6
United Kingdom Beryl Tulloch 5 1
United Kingdom Agnes Morton 6 6
United Kingdom Gladys Lamplough 3 4
United Kingdom Gladys Lamplough 6 6
United Kingdom Agnes Tuckey 3 1

Top half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
United Kingdom PDH Boothby 5 6 6
Germany C Schulenburg 6 6 Germany C Schulenburg 7 3 1
United Kingdom EE Sargeant 1 2 United Kingdom PDH Boothby 6 6
United Kingdom M Coles 6 6 6 United Kingdom VM Pinckney 1 4
United Kingdom ANG Greene 8 3 4 United Kingdom M Coles 5 2
United Kingdom VM Pinckney 6 6 United Kingdom VM Pinckney 7 6
United Kingdom EL Bloxworth 3 2 United Kingdom PDH Boothby 2 4
United Kingdom R Winch 6 6 United Kingdom CR Cooper Sterry 6 6
United Kingdom M Whyte 4 2 United Kingdom R Winch 3 3
United Kingdom DK Lambert Chambers 6 6 United Kingdom DK Lambert Chambers 6 6
United Kingdom Mrs Paine 0 0 United Kingdom DK Lambert Chambers 3 5
United Kingdom CR Cooper Sterry 6 6 United Kingdom CR Cooper Sterry 6 7
United Kingdom Mrs JB Perrett 2 0 United Kingdom CR Cooper Sterry 6 6
United Kingdom CM Luard United Kingdom CM Luard 3 4
United Kingdom N Stevens w/o

Bottom half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
United Kingdom CB Bell
United Kingdom EM Boucher w/o United Kingdom CB Bell w/o
United Kingdom AM Morton 2 6 6 United Kingdom AM Morton
United Kingdom MB Parton 6 0 2 United Kingdom AM Morton 7 6
United Kingdom B Bingley Hillyard 6 6 United Kingdom B Tulloch 5 1
United Kingdom EG Johnson 2 3 United Kingdom B Bingley Hillyard 5 6 4
United Kingdom B Tulloch 6 6 United Kingdom B Tulloch 7 3 6
United Kingdom HI Harper 4 0 United Kingdom AM Morton 6 6
United Kingdom M O'Neill 4 6 6 United Kingdom GS Lamplough 3 4
United Kingdom WM McNair 6 0 3 United Kingdom M O'Neill 2 1
United Kingdom GS Lamplough 6 6 United Kingdom GS Lamplough 6 6
United Kingdom AG Ransome 1 2 United Kingdom GS Lamplough 6 6
United Kingdom AK Tuckey 6 6 United Kingdom AK Tuckey 3 1
United Kingdom Mrs R Armstrong 1 2 United Kingdom AK Tuckey 7 6
United Kingdom L Flemmich 5 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 100 Years of Wimbledon by Lance Tingay, Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977
  2. ^ Wimbledon - The Official History of the Championships by John Barrett, Collins Willow 2001 (the source of this draw)
  3. ^ Little, Alan (2001). 2010 Wimbledon Compendium. Wimbledon, London: All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. p. 13. ISBN 1899039333. 

External links[edit]

  • [1] Source for the draw at Wimbledon.com