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Edith Boucher

tennis player
Full name: Edith Margaret Boucher
Alias: Mrs F.J.Hannam
Born November 28, 1878 in Bristol,England
Died January 16, 1951 in Kensington, London, England
Plays Right-handed
Bio Edith Margaret Boucher was born in Bristol, the daughter of John and Julia Boucher, her father was a pharmaceutical chemist.

Boucher married Francis John Hannam at Long Ashton in 1909, as a Captain in the Gloucestershire Regiment he was killed in action in France on 5 July 1916.

In 1909 at the tennis tournament in Cincinnati, Hannam won the singles and mixed doubles titles and was a doubles finalist. She beat Martha Kinsey in the final for the singles title, paired with Julius Frieberg to reach the doubles final, and teammed with Lincoln Mitchell to win the mixed doubles title.

At the 1912 Olympics Hannam won the Gold medal in both the Woman's Singles, beating Danish player Sofie Castenschiold in straight sets, and in the Mixed Doubles with partner Charles Dixon. In 1914 she reached the Woman's Doubles finals at Wimbledon with partner Ethel Larcombe but lost in straight sets to Elizabeth Ryan and Agnes Morton.
Misc Married Francis John Hannam, on 5 May 1909
Tournament AO RG W US Win-Loss
1908 A A R32 A 0-1
1909 A A A A 0-0
1910 A A A A 0-0
1911 A A F A 5-1
1912 A A R16 A 2-1
1913 A A R16 A 2-1
1914 A A R64 A 0-1
Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 9-5 0-0 9-5