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LAWN TENNIS.

: . : : NOTES. : (By VOLLEY.) The tournament for 'children attending the Christohuroh city and suburban schools wa» obmmenced at the Cranmer Square courts oh Saturday morning last. There was a very fair entry, although the play was not auto on the", same level as.the interest shown by the competitors and their supporter*. A. number of games was played, luid the tournament will be concluded next Saturday morning. A combined committee from the local Lawn .Tennis Association and they Public Schools? Association .is &*■ charge 5- of the arTB.ngem.ents.. .■'■:. Lawn; Tennis tournaments at Monte Carlo, Nice and fiannes have been quite up to .the standard 6%. previous, years. Quite a number of English players took part, arid managed to gain the majority of the prizes. H. L.

Doherty won the Open Singles at Monte Carlo and Nice, beating Eitchie. at the former and E. B. Allen at the latter. At Cannes H. L. Doherty and Eitchie came . their respective halves, and in the final the latter was given a walk-over. . __ In the Men's Doubles H. L. «md E. P. Doherty -won at all three meeting*. At Mont* Car'o they met the Allen brothers in the final, and won 7-5. 6-2, 9-7. At Nice, they met Simond and Eitchie, and won 6r4, 6-4, 6-8, and at Cannes met the same pair, but only won after a well-fought match, 6-4, 6-1. .*■*> 7-5. ■ ' .■■■■.■■-'••.■. The Ladies' Championship at 4JI three meetings looked a soft thing for Miss D. K. Douglass, but after winning at Monte Carlo, she. unfortunately, soraitaed her wriqfc at Nice, and was unable to take any further part in the tournament. In' her -absence Miss C. M. Wilson won twn championships, beating ".Mrs Adams" (CounteßS Schulenberg), the best German lady player^ In the Handicap Singles E. P. Doherty (owe 15-1) won after, conceding :long starts to many players. He met K. Sanderson (lis-4); the Scotch pl»ver, in the final, and- beat him 7-5, &;6, thereby winning the diamond and sapphire scarf -phi presented by the Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. The brothers also Brained troohies valued at 1000 francs on beating the Allen brothers in the Championship Doubles at Monte Carlo.

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LAWN TENNIS., Star, Issue 8324, 24 May 1905

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LAWN TENNIS. Star, Issue 8324, 24 May 1905

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