1886 Wimbledon Championships

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1886 Wimbledon Championships
Date 3 – 17 July
Edition 10th
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Worple Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Venue All England Lawn Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United Kingdom William Renshaw
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Blanche Bingley
Men's Doubles
United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw / United Kingdom William Renshaw
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The 1886 Wimbledon Championships took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The tournament ran from 3 July until 17 July.[1] It was the 10th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1886.[2] Henry Jones retired as referee after nine years, and was replaced by Julian Marshall.[2]

Champions[edit]

Gentlemen's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom William Renshaw defeated United Kingdom Herbert Lawford, 6–0, 5–7, 6–3, 6–4 [3]

Ladies' Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Blanche Bingley defeated United Kingdom Maud Watson, 6–3, 6–3 [4]

Gentlemen's Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw / United Kingdom William Renshaw defeated United Kingdom Claude Farrer / United Kingdom Arthur Stanley, 6–3, 6–3, 4–6, 7–5 [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  2. ^ a b 100 Years of Wimbledon, by Lance Tingay (Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977)
  3. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2016". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 29 June 2017. 
  4. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2016". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 29 June 2017. 
  5. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2016". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 29 June 2017. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1885 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1886 U.S. National Championships