1879 Wimbledon Championship – Singles

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Singles
1879 Wimbledon Championship
ChampionsUnited Kingdom John Hartley
Runners-upUnited Kingdom Vere St. Leger Goold
Final score6–2, 6–4, 6–2
Details
Draw45
Seeds
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John Hartley defeated Vere St. Leger Goold 6–2, 6–4, 6–2 in the All Comers' Final to win the 1879 Wimbledon Championships. The reigning champion Frank Hadow did not defend his title.[1][2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
United Kingdom Charles Heathcote 4 3 3
United Kingdom John Hartley 6 6 6 United Kingdom John Hartley 2 6 6 6
United Kingdom Cecil Parr 6 6 6 United Kingdom Cecil Parr 6 0 1 1
United Kingdom Charles Barry 2 5 4 United Kingdom John Hartley 6 6 6
United Kingdom George Tabor 2 5 6 3 United Kingdom Vere St. Leger Goold 2 4 2
United Kingdom Vere St. Leger Goold 6 6 5 6 United Kingdom Vere St. Leger Goold
bye
Second Place
United Kingdom Cecil Parr 6 2 6 4 4
United Kingdom Vere St. Leger Goold 4 6 5 6 6

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom CL Stephen
United Kingdom Hugh Taylor w/o United Kingdom CL Stephen 6 2 1 6 1
United Kingdom CJ Coventry 2 6 3 6 5 United Kingdom C Heathcote 1 6 6 5 6
United Kingdom Charles Heathcote 6 4 6 5 6 United Kingdom C Heathcote 6 6 6
United Kingdom Victor Brooke United Kingdom V Brooke 2 0 1
United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw w/o United Kingdom V Brooke 4 6 2 6 6
United Kingdom BT Cotton 6 3 6 6 United Kingdom BT Cotton 6 3 6 2 1
United Kingdom Alfred Schacht 1 6 1 4 United Kingdom C Heathcote 4 3 3
United Kingdom Charles Cole 0 0 3 United Kingdom J Hartley 6 6 6
United Kingdom John Hartley 6 6 6 United Kingdom J Hartley 6 6 5 0 6
United Kingdom FW Porter 0 1 1 United Kingdom R Erskine 4 5 6 6 5
United Kingdom Robert Erskine 6 6 6 United Kingdom J Hartley 6 6 4 6
United Kingdom George Cartland 6 2 6 1 6 United Kingdom W Marshall 1 3 6 1
United Kingdom Henry Mulholland 2 6 3 6 4 United Kingdom G Cartland 3 2 4
United Kingdom William Marshall 6 6 6 United Kingdom W Marshall 6 6 6
United Kingdom Algernon Cochran 1 2 2

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom Cecil Parr 6 3 6 3 6
United Kingdom George Montgomerie 3 6 4 6 3 United Kingdom C Parr 6 6 6
United Kingdom Hubert Medlycott 6 6 4 6 United Kingdom H Medlycott 5 5 2
United Kingdom Edward Hill 1 0 6 1 United Kingdom C Parr 6 1 6 6
United Kingdom Capt. Belson 1 5 2 United Kingdom T Hoare 4 6 0 2
United Kingdom Edward Buxton 6 6 6 United Kingdom E Buxton 3 2 0r
United Kingdom WF Adams 5 1 5 United Kingdom T Hoare 6 6 0
United Kingdom Thomas Hoare 6 6 6 United Kingdom C Parr 6 6 6
United Kingdom Arthur Basil-Brooke 6 6 1 6 United Kingdom CD Barry 2 5 4
United Kingdom Harry Gillson 5 2 6 4 United Kingdom A Basil-Brooke 1 0 2
United Kingdom Arthur Myers 6 3 6 6 United Kingdom A Myers 6 6 6
United Kingdom William Wells-Cole 2 6 5 5 United Kingdom A Myers 3 2 2
United Kingdom Charles Barry 6 6 6 United Kingdom CD Barry 6 6 6
United Kingdom R Barrington 0 1 1 United Kingdom CD Barry 6 6 6
United Kingdom George Arbuthnot 6 4 6 6 United Kingdom G Arbuthnot 1 4 4
United Kingdom Otway Woodhouse 2 6 1 2

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom George Tabor
United Kingdom William Renshaw w/o United Kingdom G Tabor 4 6 6 6
United Kingdom WE Martin 6 6 6 United Kingdom WE Martin 6 4 5 4
United Kingdom Lyttleton Winslow 0 1 2 United Kingdom G Tabor 5 4 6 6 6
United Kingdom Edmond Brackenbury 0 5 4 United Kingdom E Lubbock 6 6 5 1 5
United Kingdom S Pilkington 6 6 6 United Kingdom S Pilkington 2 2 0
United Kingdom Herbert Lawford 2 6 1 2 United Kingdom E Lubbock 6 6 6
United Kingdom Edgar Lubbock 6 4 6 6 United Kingdom G Tabor 2 5 6 3
United Kingdom Alfred Mulholland 5 6 6 6 United Kingdom V Goold 6 6 5 6
United Kingdom Arthur Tabor 6 2 3 0 United Kingdom AJ Mulholland
bye
United Kingdom AJ Mulholland 4 6 1 4
United Kingdom Vere St. Leger Goold 6 6 6 United Kingdom V Goold 6 2 6 6
United Kingdom F Durant 1 2 3 United Kingdom V Goold 6 6 6
United Kingdom JD Vans Agnew 2 3 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ 100 Years of Wimbledon by Lance Tingay, Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977
  2. ^ 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