1888 Wimbledon Championships – Gentlemen's Singles

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Gentlemen's Singles
1888 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw
Runner-up United Kingdom Herbert Lawford
Final score 6–3, 7–5, 6–0
Details
Draw 24
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Ernest Renshaw defeated Ernest Lewis 7–9, 6–1, 8–6, 6–4 in the All Comers' Final, and then defeated the reigning champion Herbert Lawford 6–3, 7–5, 6–0 in the Challenge Round to win the 1888 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Challenge round[edit]

Challenge Round
             
United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw 6 7 6
United Kingdom Herbert Lawford 3 5 0

All Comers' Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
                           
United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw 7 7 5 6
United Kingdom Willoughby Hamilton 5 5 7 3
United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw 7 6 8 6
United Kingdom Ernest Lewis 9 1 6 4
United Kingdom Ernest Lewis 9 6 6
United Kingdom William Taylor 7 4 4

Top half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw 6 6 7
United Kingdom George Mewburn 1 4 5
United Kingdom E Renshaw 4 6 7 4 6
United Kingdom H Wilberforce 6 3 5 6 0
United Kingdom Herbert Wilberforce 4 6 6 4 6
United Kingdom Charles Lacy Sweet 6 3 0 6 1
United Kingdom E Renshaw 7 7 5 6
United Kingdom Willoughby Hamilton 7 4 6 6 United Kingdom W Hamilton 5 5 7 3
United Kingdom Ernest Meers 5 6 4 2 United Kingdom W Hamilton 6 6 6
United Kingdom FA Bowlby 6 0 6 5 6 United Kingdom FA Bowlby 1 1 4
United Kingdom TS Campion 3 6 2 7 4 United Kingdom W Hamilton 5 7 6 6
United Kingdom William Renshaw 6 6 6 United Kingdom W Renshaw 7 5 4 2
United Kingdom Herbert Chipp 4 4 2 United Kingdom W Renshaw 5 14 6 6
United Kingdom Harry Grove 7 6 7 United Kingdom H Grove 7 12 3 2
United Kingdom Harry Barlow 5 4 5

Bottom half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
United Kingdom Cyril Eames 6 5 6 7
United Kingdom A Walker 2 7 1 5 United Kingdom C Eames 1 0 3
United Kingdom Ernest Lewis 6 6 6 United Kingdom E Lewis 6 6 6
United Kingdom Patrick Bowes-Lyon 1 2 3 United Kingdom E Lewis 7 6 6
United Kingdom Charles Ross 6 6 7 6 United Kingdom H Scrivener 5 3 1
United Kingdom Oswald Milne 8 4 5 2 United Kingdom C Ross 3 5 7
United Kingdom Harry Scrivener 6 6 1 6 United Kingdom H Scrivener 6 7 9
United Kingdom MG MacNamara 4 4 6 3 United Kingdom E Lewis 9 6 6
United Kingdom W Taylor 7 4 4
United Kingdom William Taylor 3 3 6 6 6
United Kingdom Arthur Gore 6 6 2 3 3
United Kingdom W Taylor 6 6 4 4 6
United Kingdom FL Rawson 4 0 6 6 1
United Kingdom AG Ziffo 8 3 0r
United Kingdom FL Rawson 10 6 3

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