Brooklyn Daily Eagle Almanac, 1898

REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE OF ONE HUNDRED OF NEW YORK COUNTY

…R.F. Ware, ..

LAWN TENNIS

Champions 1897

Men’s Singles

Canada—Leo E. Ware, Boston, defeated Robert D. Wrenn, New York , (previous holder) by default.

Men’s Doubles

United States—Leo E. Ware. Harvard, and G. P. Sheldon. Jr., Yale, defeated Carr B. Neel and Sam R. Neel, Chicago (previous holders), by default.

Canada—Leo E. Ware. Harvard, and G. P. Sheldon, Jr., Yale, defeated E. P. Fischer, New York, and M. D. Whitman, Boston, in the finals, 6—1, 6—4, 2—6. 6—3.

Western States—Leo E. Ware, Harvard, and G. P. Sheldon, Jr.. Yale, defeated E. P. Fischer, New York, and J. C. Neely, Chicago, 4—6, 4—6, G—4, 6—3 6—2.

Middle States—Leo E. Ware, Harvard, and G. P. Sheldon, Jr.. Yale, defeated Holcomb Ward and T. F. Davie, Harvard, in the finals, 4—6. 6—3, 10—8, 6—3.

Inter-collegiate—M. D. Whitman and Leo E. Ware, Harvard, defeated Holcomb Ward and D. F. Davie, Harvard, in the finals, 8—6, 7—5, 9—7.

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