1887 Wimbledon Championships – Gentlemen's Singles

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Gentlemen's Singles
1887 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United Kingdom Herbert Lawford
Runner-up United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw
Final score 6–2, 6–3, 2–6, 4–6, 6–4
Details
Draw 16
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Herbert Lawford defeated Ernest Renshaw 6–2, 6–3, 2–6, 4–6, 6–4 in the All Comers' Final to win the 1887 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2] The reigning champion William Renshaw was unable to defend his title due to a tennis elbow.[3]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

All Comers'[edit]

First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
United Kingdom Herbert Bowes-Lyon 6 6 0
United Kingdom MG MacNamara 2 4 0r United Kingdom Herbert Bowes-Lyon 3 2 8
United Kingdom Harry Grove 6 6 6 United Kingdom Harry Grove 6 6 10
United Kingdom Herbert Wilberforce 1 3 3 United Kingdom Harry Grove 6 3 5 5
United Kingdom Herbert Lawford 6 9 6 United Kingdom Herbert Lawford 4 6 7 7
United Kingdom Harry Barlow 0 7 3 United Kingdom Herbert Lawford 7 6 6
United Kingdom Oswald Milne 5 6 1 6 8 United Kingdom Oswald Milne 5 0 3
United Kingdom EV Thompson 7 4 6 4 6 United Kingdom Herbert Lawford 1 6 3 6 6
United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw 6 6 6 United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw 6 3 6 4 4
United Kingdom Patrick Bowes-Lyon 1 0 0 United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw 7 6 6
United Kingdom Ernest Lewis 6 6 6 United Kingdom Ernest Lewis 5 2 4
United Kingdom FA Bowlby 2 2 1 United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw
United Kingdom Wilfred Milne United Kingdom Charles Lacy Sweet w/o
United Kingdom George Montgomerie w/o United Kingdom Wilfred Milne 3 1 3
United Kingdom Charles Lacy Sweet 6 6 4 6 United Kingdom Charles Lacy Sweet 6 6 6
United Kingdom William Taylor 2 2 6 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. 
  3. ^ "Lawn Tennis - 25 Years Ago - The All-England Championships". Sydney Morning Herald. 28 August 1912. p. 8. Retrieved 2 April 2012. 

External links[edit]

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