1878 Wimbledon Championship – Singles

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Singles
1878 Wimbledon Championship
Champions United Kingdom Frank Hadow
Runners-up United Kingdom Spencer Gore
Final score 7–5, 6–1, 9–7
Details
Draw 34
Seeds
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Frank Hadow defeated Robert Erskine 6–4, 6–4, 6–4 in the All Comers' Final, and then defeated the reigning champion Spencer Gore 7–5, 6–1, 9–7 in the Challenge Round to win the 1878 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Challenge round[edit]

Challenge Round
       
United Kingdom Frank Hadow 7 6 9
United Kingdom Spencer Gore 5 1 7

All Comers' Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
United Kingdom Robert Erskine 6 3 6 3 6
United Kingdom Charles Hamilton 4 6 1 6 5 United Kingdom Robert Erskine 6 6 6
United Kingdom Herbert Lawford United Kingdom Herbert Lawford 3 1 3
bye United Kingdom Robert Erskine 4 4 4
United Kingdom Frank Hadow 6 6 6 United Kingdom Frank Hadow 6 6 6
United Kingdom Arthur Myers 0 4 3 United Kingdom Frank Hadow
bye

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom Robert Erskine 6 6 6
United Kingdom AW Nicholson 1 1 3 United Kingdom R Erskine
United Kingdom Clapham w/o
United Kingdom Crum United Kingdom R Erskine 6 6 5 6
United Kingdom E Bates 0 6 0 6 3 United Kingdom FW Porter 1 3 6 1
United Kingdom FW Porter 6 3 6 3 6 United Kingdom FW Porter 5 6 3 6 6
United Kingdom Alexander Crichton 2 2 1 United Kingdom S Montgomerie 6 5 6 2 1
United Kingdom Seton Montgomerie 6 6 6 United Kingdom R Erskine 6 3 6 3 6
United Kingdom George Montgomerie 5 6 2 6 6 United Kingdom CG Hamilton 4 6 1 6 5
United Kingdom George Tabor 6 2 6 5 5 United Kingdom G Montgomerie 6 4 5 3
United Kingdom Charles Hamilton 6 6 6 United Kingdom CG Hamilton 5 6 6 6
United Kingdom F Pollock 1 1 3 United Kingdom CG Hamilton 6 6 6
United Kingdom Charles Heathcote 6 6 6 United Kingdom EB Brackenbury 0 2 2
United Kingdom HTW Wheeler 4 2 0 United Kingdom C Heathcote 4 2 6 6 5
United Kingdom Edmond Brackenbury 6 2 6 6 United Kingdom EB Brackenbury 6 6 4 4 6
United Kingdom Gwynne James 1 6 0 0

The match between Clapham and Crum was not played.[2]

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom A Keyser w/o
United Kingdom Herbert Lawford United Kingdom H Lawford 5 6 6 6
United Kingdom J Cunningham 3 2 0 United Kingdom Capt. Grimston 6 4 4 5
United Kingdom Capt. Grimston 6 6 6 United Kingdom H Lawford 6 5 6 6
United Kingdom HS Cotton 1 1 0r United Kingdom ER Seymour 4 6 5 4
United Kingdom ER Seymour 6 6 0 United Kingdom ER Seymour
bye
United Kingdom H Lawford
bye

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom Arthur Tabor 6 6 6
United Kingdom C Wallis 0 0 0 United Kingdom A Tabor 2 1 1
United Kingdom Frank Hadow 6 6 6 United Kingdom F Hadow 6 6 6
United Kingdom Frederick Oliver 2 1 3 United Kingdom F Hadow 6 6 6
United Kingdom Robert Dalby 6 6 6 United Kingdom AC Brown 2 3 0
United Kingdom Beckwith Smith 2 3 3 United Kingdom RD Dalby 1 1 1
United Kingdom FM Ashley 0 0 0 United Kingdom AC Brown 6 6 6
United Kingdom AC Brown 6 6 6 United Kingdom F Hadow 6 6 6
United Kingdom Geoffrey Buxton 5 4 0 United Kingdom A Myers 0 4 3
United Kingdom Arthur Myers 6 6 6 United Kingdom A Myers 6 0 6 1 6
United Kingdom C Ewbank 6 1 1 2 United Kingdom A Hadow 1 6 4 6 2
United Kingdom Alexander Hadow 5 6 6 6 United Kingdom A Myers
bye

References[edit]

  1. ^ 100 Years of Wimbledon by Lance Tingay, Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977
  2. ^ a b Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230. 

External links[edit]

  • [1] Source for the draw at Wimbledon.com