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Old 01-04-2013, 10:52 AM   #45
Join Date: Oct 2006
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You're welcome. The Wilding list is great and it's fun trying to find any missing info to perfect it. With more and more info, particularly newspapers, becoming available online it's a great time for us fans who want to find out more about the history of tennis players and tournaments. It's a pity that the online British National Archive is not free but fortunately there is still a lot of info out there that is.

Found another tournament that can be added to the list (this one is also on tennisarchives).

[Circa 19 – 23 November 1908] Victorian Championships, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Grass)

FI: Anthony F. Wilding (NZL) d. Fred Alexander (USA) 4–6, 6–0, 6–2, 6–2


Fred Alexander was in Australia for the Davis Cup match against Australasia that directly followed this tournament. He also played in (and won!) the 1908 Australasian Championship in Sydney. For some reason Wilding did not take part in the singles event and only played the doubles.
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