Aline Terry

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Aline Terry
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Full name Aline M. Terry
Country (sports)  United States
Born Princeton, New Jersey
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
US Open W (1893)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open W (1893)

Aline Terry was an American tennis player active at the end of the 19th century. She was born in Princeton, New Jersey.

Terry won both the singles and the doubles title in the 1893 U.S. National Championships (now called the US Open) In the singles she defeated Augusta Schultz in two sets of 6–1 and 6–3, and she played the doubles with Harriet Butler defeating Augusta Schultz and M. Stone in two sets of 6–4 and 6–3. In 1894, as the defending singles champion, she automatically qualified for the final round in singles under the challenge rule; however, she lost against Helen Hellwig 5–7, 6–3, 0–6, 6–3 and 3–6.

According to Bud Collins there is little more known about Aline Terry other than that she did not compete in the championship again after 1894. According to the multiple-time champion Juliette Atkinson Terry was as "soft as a cat on a banana and ran after the balls like a tiger."[1]

Grand Slam finals

Singles (1 title)

Result Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1893 U.S. Championships Grass United States Augusta Schultz 6–1, 6–3

Doubles (1 title)

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1893 U.S. Championships Grass United States Harriet Butler United States Augusta Schultz
United States M. Stone
6–4, 6–3

References

  1. ^ Collins], Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). New York: New Chapter Press. p. 711. ISBN 9780942257700. 
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