1885 Wimbledon Championships – Gentlemen's Singles

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Gentlemen's Singles
1885 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United Kingdom William Renshaw
Runner-up United Kingdom Herbert Lawford
Final score 7–5, 6–2, 4–6, 7–5
Details
Draw 23
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1884 · Wimbledon Championships · 1886 →

Herbert Lawford defeated Ernest Renshaw 5–7, 6–1, 0–6, 6–2, 6–4 in the All Comers' Final, but the reigning champion William Renshaw defeated Herbert Lawford 7–5, 6–2, 4–6, 7–5 in the Challenge Round to win the 1885 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Challenge round[edit]

Challenge Round
             
United Kingdom Herbert Lawford 5 2 6 5
United Kingdom William Renshaw 7 6 4 7

All Comers' Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
                           
United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw 6 8 2 5 6
United Kingdom Ernest Browne 4 6 6 7 4
United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw 7 1 6 2 4
United Kingdom Herbert Lawford 5 6 0 6 6
United States James Dwight 2 2 3
United Kingdom Herbert Lawford 6 6 6

Top half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
United Kingdom Herbert Chipp 6 6 6
United Kingdom Wilfred Milne 8 2 6 7 United Kingdom W Milne 3 1 4
United Kingdom Oswald Milne 6 6 3 5 United Kingdom H Chipp 4 4 5
United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw 6 2 4 8 6 United Kingdom E Renshaw 6 6 7
United Kingdom Donald Stewart 1 6 6 6 4 United Kingdom E Renshaw 6 6 6
United Kingdom CP Triscott 2 0 1
United Kingdom E Renshaw 6 8 2 5 6
United Kingdom MG MacNamara 6 6 6 United Kingdom E Browne 4 6 6 7 4
United Kingdom JC Rogers 0 3 2 United Kingdom MG MacNamara 6 6 6
United Kingdom Ernest Meers 3 1 4
United Kingdom MG MacNamara 1 5 2
United Kingdom Ernest Browne 6 6 6 United Kingdom E Browne 6 7 6
United Kingdom G Kerr 1 1 3 United Kingdom E Browne 6 2 6 7
United Kingdom Ernest Lewis 1 6 4 5

Bottom half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
United States James Dwight 6 6 6
United Kingdom E Cotton 4 2 3 United States J Dwight 6 6 6
United Kingdom Archibald Thomson 1 0 1
United States J Dwight 6 6 6
United Kingdom A Stanley 3 3 4
United Kingdom Arthur Stanley 4 6 6 6 6
United Kingdom George Montgomerie 7 6 2 2 6 United Kingdom G Montgomerie 6 3 8 0 0
United Kingdom William Taylor 5 4 6 6 4 United States J Dwight 2 2 3
United Kingdom H Lawford 6 6 6
United Kingdom Herbert Lawford 6 6 6
United Kingdom Harry Grove 6 6 6 United Kingdom H Grove 3 2 1
United Kingdom GN Stenhouse 4 0 0 United Kingdom H Lawford 6 7 6
United Kingdom P Bowes-Lyon 2 5 3
United Kingdom Patrick Bowes-Lyon 6 6 3 8
United Kingdom Charles Ross 2 1 6 6

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