Tennis at the 1908 Summer Olympics – Women's singles
|Women's singles tennis
at the Games of the IV Olympiad
|Venue||All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club|
|Dates||7 July (round 1)
9 July (quarterfinal)
10 July (semifinal)
11 July (final)
|Competitors||5 from 1 nation|
|Tennis at the
1908 Summer Olympics
The number of withdrawals resulted in empty brackets, with one player making it to the final without playing a single match while another had to win two to advance to that point.
|1st||Dorothea Chambers||Great Britain|
|2nd||Dora Boothby||Great Britain|
|3rd||Ruth Winch||Great Britain|
|4th||Agnes Morton||Great Britain|
|5th||Alice Greene||Great Britain|
|Agnes Morton||8||6||Agnes Morton||2||3|
|Alice Greene||6||2||Dorothea Chambers||6||6|
Boothby took the silver medal, and Winch the bronze, without either winning a single set. Chambers played three matches, winning all six sets. Morton was the only other player to win a match, defeating Greene in the first round before losing to Chambers in the quarterfinals.
- "Tennis at the 1908 Summer Olympics – Women's singles". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-02-01.
- "Tennis Event at the 2004 Olympic Games – Media Guide" (PDF). ITF. p. 119.
- Cook, Theodore Andrea (1908). The Fourth Olympiad, Being the Official Report. London: British Olympic Association.
- De Wael, Herman (2001). "Tennis 1908". Herman's Full Olympians. Retrieved 21 May 2006.