Tennis at the 1920 Summer Olympics – Women's doubles

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Women's doubles tennis
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
Venue Beerschot Tennis Club
Dates August 17–24
Competitors 18 from 5 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Kathleen McKane, Winifred McNair
 Great Britain
2nd, silver medalist(s) Geraldine Beamish, Dorothy Holman
 Great Britain
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Élisabeth d'Ayen, Suzanne Lenglen
 France
1924 →
Tennis at the
1920 Summer Olympics
Tennis pictogram.svg
Singles men     women
Doubles men   mixed   women

The women's doubles was a tennis event held as part of the Tennis at the 1920 Summer Olympics programme. It was the first appearance of the event.

A total of 18 players, comprising 9 pairs, from 5 nations competed in the event, which was held from August 17 to August 24, 1920 at the Beerschot Tennis Club.

Results[edit]

Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
 Suzanne Lenglen & Elisabeth d'Ayen (FRA) 6 6
 Sigrid Fick & Lily Strömberg (SWE) 4 3
 Lenglen & d'Ayen (FRA) 6 3 6
 McNair & McKane (GBR) 2 6 8
 Winifred McNair & Kathleen McKane (GBR) 6 7
 Marthe Dupont & Anne Chaudoir (BEL) 6 2 6  Marthe Dupont & Anne Chaudoir (BEL) 2 5
 Marie Jones & Margeurite Laurenan (BEL) 3 6 2  McNair & McKane (GBR) 8 6
 Beamish & Holman (GBR) 6 4
 Winifred Beamish & Edith Holman (GBR) 6 6
 Anne de Borman & Françoise Tschaggeny (BEL) 2 4
 Beamish & Holman (GBR) 6 6
 Storms & Arendt (BEL) 1 1
 Marie Storms & Fernande Arendt (BEL) 6 6
 Amory Hansen & Elsebeth Brehm (DEN) 1 1

References[edit]

  • Belgium Olympic Committee (1957). Olympic Games Antwerp 1920: Official Report (in French). 
  • Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich" (in Polish). Retrieved 7 May 2008.