1896 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1896 U.S. National Championships
Champion Robert Wrenn
Runner-up Fred Hovey
Final score 7–5, 3–6, 6–0, 1–6, 6–1
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1895 · U.S. National Championships · 1897 →

Like the previous year's tennis championship, the challenge round of was Robert Wrenn vs. Fred Hovey. This time, Wrenn defeated Hovey and took his third U.S. title.

With Malcolm Whitman, William Clothier and Holcombe Ward, three players made their first appearance at the championships who would eventually win the title in later years.

Draw[edit]

Challenge Round[edit]

Challenge Round
United States F Hovey 5 6 0 6 1
United States R Wrenn 7 3 6 1 6

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
                           
United States C Neel 6 12 6 4 1
United States R Wrenn 2 14 4 6 6
United States R Wrenn 4 3 6 6 6
United States W Larned 6 6 4 4 3
United States W Larned 6 6 6
United States EP Fischer 1 2 1

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States C Neel
bye United States C Neel 6 6 6
United States JR Carpenter United States JR Carpenter 1 2 2
bye United States C Neel 6 6 6
United States E Lynman United States C Cragin 4 2 4
bye United States E Lynman 6 5 3 7 3
United States C Cragin United States C Cragin 3 7 6 5 6
bye United States C Neel 6 6 7 9
EB Stevens United States R Stevens 4 0 9 7
bye EB Stevens 2 1 1
United States CR Budlong 7 6 6 United States CR Budlong 6 6 6
United States AWS Post 5 4 2 United States CR Budlong 4 6 4 4
United States R Stevens 6 6 6 United States R Stevens 6 0 6 6
United States WC Grant 2 3 3 United States R Stevens 6 6 6
United States GH Miles 8 6 6 United States GH Miles 4 1 4
United States RH Palmer 6 1 1

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
CM Pope 9 7 6
United States HD Cleveland 7 5 2 CM Pope 3 2 3
United States J Parmly Paret w/ o United States J Parmly Paret 6 6 6
C Cordier United States J Parmly Paret 1 0 3
United States AP Hawes 6 4 6 6 United States GL Wrenn 6 6 6
United States J McL Walton 1 6 3 2 United States AP Hawes 4 9 4 1
United States GL Wrenn 6 6 6 United States GL Wrenn 6 7 6 6
United States LH Turner 1 1 2 United States GL Wrenn 6 7 5 7
United States CA Gould 2 6 7 6 United States R Wrenn 2 9 7 9
United States H Avery 6 2 5 3 United States CA Gould 0 1 0
United States E Wrenn 6 6 6 United States E Wrenn 6 6 6
United States W Clothier 1 2 0 United States E Wrenn 4 4 10
United States R Wrenn 7 3 6 6 6 United States R Wrenn 6 6 12
N.Perry E. Halliwell 9 6 1 1 3 United States R Wrenn 6 6 9 6
United States D Davis 6 6 6 United States D Davis 1 8 7 2
United States JC Davidson 4 3 2

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States E Stille 9 6 4 6
United States S Ward 7 2 6 2 United States E Stille 3 4 6
United States W Larned 6 6 6 United States W Larned 6 6 8
United States D Miller 4 3 3 United States W Larned 6 6 6
GW Lee 3 6 6 6 6 GW Lee 4 2 4
WA Bethel 6 4 4 8 3 GW Lee 6 8 6
JK Willing w/ o JK Willing 3 6 2
United States A Thomson United States W Larned 6 6 6
United States MD Whitman 6 6 6 United States MD Whitman 4 1 2
United States J Talmage 1 4 3 United States MD Whitman 6 6 6
United States C Cleveland 6 8 6 United States C Cleveland 0 2 0
A Von Leslie 4 6 0 United States MD Whitman 6 6 6
United States H Ward 6 6 6 United States H Ward 3 2 0
United States LJ Grant 1 3 2 United States H Ward 2 8 4 6 6
United States R Davis 6 6 6 United States R Davis 6 6 6 4 2
WW Reece 3 1 3

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States G Sheldon 7 6 8
United States K Horton 5 3 6 United States G Sheldon 4 6 6 6
United States J Neely 4 6 6 9 United States J Neely 6 2 4 2
RT Parke 6 1 2 7 United States G Sheldon 6 6 6 3 3
United States LE Ware 6 8 6 United States LE Ware 1 8 4 6 6
United States R Fincke 1 6 2 United States LE Ware 6 6 6
YM Edwards YM Edwards 2 0 3
bye United States G Sheldon 4 5 6 6
United States WD Brownell United States EP Fischer 6 7 2 8
bye United States WD Brownell
United States RH Carleton United States RH Carleton w/ o
bye United States RH Carleton 3 6 1
United States W Jordan United States EP Fischer 6 8 6
bye United States W Jordan 1 3 2
United States EP Fischer United States EP Fischer 6 6 6
bye

References[edit]

  • Albiero, Alessandro; Carta, Andrea (2010). The Grand Slam Record Book Vol. 1. Monte Porzio Catone: Effepi Libri. p. 579. ISBN 978-88-6002-017-8.