Riviera Championships 1908


General 1908-03-02 - 1908-03-09
Amateur
Clay
4
Menton
France

Source Alan Little: The Golden days of Tennis on the French Riviera 1874-1939, Ayres 1909, Lawn tennis, 19/3/1908


Info There were just three courts at this venue at this point in time. Much interrupted due to rain.


Report Mens doubles final: Ritchie/Simond def. Wilding/Wallis Myers 6-2 3-6 6-2 8-6

Mixed doubles final: Rosamund Salusbury (GB)/Major Ritchie (GB) def. Maud Dillon (GB)/Evan Gwynne Evans (GB) 6-0 6-4



Media


Winner Major Josiah George Ritchie


Players
William S. Andrews
Baron Hubert Pierre Marie Joseph Bertoult
Conway William Blackwood Price
Ferdinand Boelling (Bölling)
Edward Hedley Cuthbertson
Comte G. Dru
Leslie Leopold Rudolph Hausburg
A.G. Hobson
Charles Harold Hole
Robert Harry Hotham
Major Josiah George Ritchie
Réginald Frédéric Beaufoy Storms
Anthony Frederick (Tony) Wilding
Sir Ernest Salter Wills
Fernand Eugène Victor Zambaux


Rounds
Round 1
Tony Wilding*
Réginald Storms
6-3 6-4
Sir Ernest Salter Wills*
A.G. Hobson
6-3 6-4
William S. Andrews*
Ferdinand Boelling (Bölling)
6-4 6-4
Robert Harry Hotham*
Edward Hedley Cuthbertson
6-4 6-0
Conway William Blackwood Price*
Fernand Eugène Victor Zambaux
6-0 6-2
Leslie Leopold Rudolph Hausburg*
Charles Harold Hole
6-1 6-4
Major Josiah George Ritchie*
Comte G. Dru
w.o.

Quarterfinals
Tony Wilding*
Sir Ernest Salter Wills
6-1 6-3
William S. Andrews*
Robert Harry Hotham
4-6 6-1 6-4
Conway William Blackwood Price*
Leslie Leopold Rudolph Hausburg
w.o.
Major Josiah George Ritchie*
Hubert de Bertoult
6-0 6-0

Semifinals
Tony Wilding*
William S. Andrews
6-3 6-2
Major Josiah George Ritchie*
Conway William Blackwood Price
6-0 6-2

Final
Major Josiah George Ritchie*
Tony Wilding
1-6 6-2 7-5 2-6 8-6


Tournament
Round 1
Major Josiah George Ritchie*
Comte G. Dru
Conway William Blackwood Price*
Fernand Eugène Victor Zambaux
Leslie Leopold Rudolph Hausburg*
Charles Harold Hole
Tony Wilding*
Réginald Storms
Sir Ernest Salter Wills*
A.G. Hobson
William S. Andrews*
Ferdinand Boelling (Bölling)
Robert Harry Hotham*
Edward Hedley Cuthbertson
Quarterfinals
Major Josiah George Ritchie*
Hubert de Bertoult
Conway William Blackwood Price*
Leslie Leopold Rudolph Hausburg
Tony Wilding*
Sir Ernest Salter Wills
William S. Andrews*
Robert Harry Hotham
Semifinals
Major Josiah George Ritchie*
Conway William Blackwood Price
Tony Wilding*
William S. Andrews
Final
Major Josiah George Ritchie*
Tony Wilding