1888 Wimbledon Championships – Gentlemen's Doubles

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Gentlemen's Doubles
1888 Wimbledon Championships
Champions United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw
United Kingdom William Renshaw
Runners-up United Kingdom Patrick Bowes-Lyon
United Kingdom Herbert Wilberforce
Final score 2–6, 1–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–3
Details
Draw 12
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Ernest Renshaw and William Renshaw defeated Ernest Meers and A. G. Ziffo 6–3, 6–2, 6–2 in the All Comers' Final, and then the reigning champions Patrick Bowes-Lyon and Herbert Wilberforce 2–6, 1–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–3 in the Challenge Round to win the Gentlemen' Doubles tennis title at the 1888 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Challenge round[edit]

Challenge Round
             
United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw
United Kingdom William Renshaw
2 1 6 6 6
United Kingdom Patrick Bowes-Lyon
United Kingdom Herbert Wilberforce
6 6 3 4 3

All Comers'[edit]

First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
United Kingdom GED Brown
United Kingdom P Brown
6 6 9
United Kingdom Oswald Milne
United Kingdom Wilfred Milne
2 4 7
United Kingdom GED Brown
United Kingdom P Brown
4 6 2
United Kingdom TS Campion
United Kingdom Harry Grove
6 6 7 United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw
United Kingdom William Renshaw
6 8 6
United Kingdom George Hillyard
United Kingdom William Taylor
4 2 5 United Kingdom TS Campion
United Kingdom Harry Grove
4 1 6
United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw
United Kingdom William Renshaw
7 6 6 United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw
United Kingdom William Renshaw
6 6 8
United Kingdom Clement Cazalet
United Kingdom Arthur Stanley
5 4 4 United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw
United Kingdom William Renshaw
6 6 6
United Kingdom Harry Barlow
United Kingdom A Walker
4 6 11 7 United Kingdom Ernest Meers
United Kingdom AG Ziffo
3 2 2
United Kingdom Harry Carlton
United Kingdom Harry Scrivener
6 0 9 5 United Kingdom Harry Barlow
United Kingdom A Walker
w/o
United Kingdom Ernest Meers
United Kingdom AG Ziffo
6 7 6 United Kingdom Ernest Meers
United Kingdom AG Ziffo
United Kingdom Arthur Gore
United Kingdom FW Gore
4 5 3 United Kingdom Ernest Meers
United Kingdom AG Ziffo
6 7 0
United Kingdom Herbert Chipp
United Kingdom Claude Farrer
2 5 1r
United Kingdom Herbert Chipp
United Kingdom Claude Farrer
6 4 3 7 10
United Kingdom George Mewburn
United Kingdom Henry Wilson-Fox
4 6 6 5 8

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