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LAWN TENNIS.

HAMTLTON TOUESAMEST CONCLUDED. (By Telegraph.—Own Correspondents HAMILTON. Tuesday. The tennis tournament finals were played off to-day. Following are the results of the games played to-day:— Men's Championship.—Final: Biack beat Shirriffs, 6—2. 6—5. Men's Handicap Singles.—Final: Black beat Fabling, 11—5. Men's Championship Doubles. —Final. Howe and Shirrlffs beat Morpeth and Baker. Men's Handicap Doubles. —Final: Lβ Sieur and Smith beat H. and' E. Snelllng, 11— S. Ladies' Handicap Singles.—Final: Miss Baird beat Mrs. Allen, 9—4. PUKEKOHB V. HDXTLT. (From Our Own Correspondent.) ■HUXT-L-Y, Tuesday. The return tennis match, Pukekohe v. Hnntly, was pJayed at Pukekohe on. Easter Monday. Owing to the rain the courts were not in the best order, though , the game was a most enjoyable one: The home team was considerably handicapped iby the (lbsence of several of their best players, and thus rendorc-d thp victory of the- vialtors a more easy one than otherwise it might Jiavc been. Himtly won by 108 games to 75. The hospitality of the Pukekohe Club was on a lavish scale, and was very ( highly appreciated. Appended are 'the scores, the names of the Huntly players being mentioned first: — ■Combined Doubles.—Miss 'Rustpn and 6. Gleeson, 9, v. Mrs. Motion and YangLoni, b; ■Hiss E-vans and 'C. Green, 9. V; Miss Mather and V. Johns, 8; Miss Herd and Ellison, 9, v. Miss C. Johns and Cooper, 1; Mrs. Swain and C. Gleeson, 9, v. Miss Goldsworthy and W. Johns, 3; Miss Skellern and Clinch, 7, V. Mrs. Roberts and Dean. 0: iMlss' A. Evans and Swain, 5, v. Mrs. Motion and Blake. 9. Men's Doubles.—S. Gleeson and Green, 6 —6, r. Vanglonl and V. Johns, 4—3; C. Gleeson and ElUson, 6—6, v. Cooper and (Dean, 4—4; Sw-ain and Bailey, 2—4, v. W. Johns and Blake, 6—6; Poole and Watson, 6—6, v. W. Johns and Reekie, I—3. Ladles' Doubles: —Miss Ruston and Evans, 9, v. Mrs. Motion and Miss- Mather, 8: MJss Herd and Mrs. Swain, 9, v. Mrs. Roberts <and Miss C. Johns, 3. THE WELLINGTON TOURNAMENT. (By Telegraph.—Press Association.) WELLINGTON, Tuesday. ■Most of tne events In the Wellington Provincial tennis championships were decided to-day. In the final for the men's singles, H. Rice (New South Wales) easily defeated H. R, ■S-n'anKton, G---3. 6—l In the men's doubles semi-final. Rice and Brov.-u bear. Fisher and Blair. 3—6, 6-4, 6—l. The linnl will be played on Saturday. The ladies' singlesfinal was won by Miss Nunnelly, who beat Mies Traverse 7—5, 6—2. In the ladles' doubles final. Misses Travers and Gray beat Misses Simpson and Ledger. 6—a 6—2. In the combined doubles semi-final, A. Young and Miss Gray beat G. P. Smvthe and Miss Simpson, 6—3, 9—7: and Fisher, and Miss 8.-ithnm beat -Wilson and Miss Ward. 6—3. 7—5. The final will be played before Friday. THE OTAGO TOITRXAMENT. (By Telegraph.—Pross Association.) DUNEDIXi Tuesday. The Otago Lawn Tennis Association's tournament was continued to-day in fine weather. The following are the results' of the championship games:— Men's Doubles.—-Final: Wilding and Wilding beat Brown brothers, 6—3, 6—4. Ladles' Championship Singles.—-Second round: Miss Lester beat Miss Marks, 9— 5. Third round: Miss Campbell beat Miss Finch, 9—l. Wilding and Wilding also secured first I place in the men's handicap doubles.

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LAWN TENNIS. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 88, 14 April 1909

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