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LAWN TENNIS.

OANTERBURY CHAMPIONSHIPS. . At the Cranmer Square Courts last evening the final of. the G. t*rbury ChaJnpionshiO'was played between Mr fia___i, the champion, and Mr Wildins, jun. Mr Wilding won the toss, and elecl-d r to serve. Mr Harman Avon the first set, 6—2, and 1 after Mr Wilding had proved victorious in the secoud, B—6, was successful again in the third, 6-.. it appeared at this stage that Mr Harman was to get tbe next set or lose the match, but he preferred, n_ a last chance, to let the set go, and after a comparatively tame display. Mr Wilding ran out a winner by 6—o. The fifth set - was an excellent display of tennis, and the majority of points woii by Mr Wilding was due to "good shots, and not to mistakes of his opponent. The winning of the set by "Air Wilding, 6—5. left him champion for 1901*2. « * „ After the match Mr E. J. Ross, m the absence of Dr. Nedwdll, the president, presented the cup to Mr. Wilding. . The previous winners of the event are as folio.-.—1885, F, Wilding; 1885, K. J. Ross; 1887, X, J. Boss*, 1888, R. D. Harman: 1889, J. M. Marshall; 1890, R. D. Harinaa ,* 1891, J. M. Marshall; 1892, R. D. Harman j 1893, J. M. Marshall; 1894, E. J. Ross; 1895, 1896, 1897, R. D. Harman; 1898, 1899, 0. C. Cox; 190Q, 1 R. D. Harman.

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LAWN TENNIS., Press, Volume LVIII, Issue 11099, 18 October 1901

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LAWN TENNIS. Press, Volume LVIII, Issue 11099, 18 October 1901

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