1895 Wimbledon Championships

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1895 Wimbledon Championships
Date 8 – 15 July
Edition 19th
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 Wilfred Baddeley
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Charlotte Cooper
Men's Doubles
United Kingdom Herbert Baddeley / United Kingdom Wilfred Baddeley
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The 1895 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 8 July until 15 July,[1] it was the 19th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1895.[2] There were 18 competitors for the men's singles title,[2] the meeting recorded its only loss, of 33 pounds, despite its first visit from royalty, Princess Stephanie of Belgium, Crown Princess of Austria.[2]

Champions[edit]

Gentlemen's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Wilfred Baddeley defeated United Kingdom Wilberforce Eaves 4–6, 2–6, 8–6, 6–2, 6–3 [3]

Ladies' Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Charlotte Cooper defeated United Kingdom Helen Jackson 7–5, 8–6 [4]

Gentlemen's Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Herbert Baddeley / United Kingdom Wilfred Baddeley defeated United Kingdom Wilberforce Eaves / United Kingdom Ernest Lewis 8–6, 5–7, 6–4, 6–3 [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  2. ^ a b c 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
1894 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1895 U.S. National Championships