1896 Wimbledon Championships – Gentlemen's Doubles

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Gentlemen's Doubles
1896 Wimbledon Championships
Champions United Kingdom Herbert Baddeley
United Kingdom Wilfred Baddeley
Runners-up United Kingdom Reginald Doherty
United Kingdom Harold Nisbet
Final score 1–6, 3–6, 6–4, 6–2, 6–1
Details
Draw 14
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1895 · Wimbledon Championships · 1897 →

Reginald Doherty and Harold Nisbet defeated Charles Allen and Roy Allen 3–6, 7–5, 6–4, 6–1 in the All Comers' Final, but the reigning champions Herbert Baddeley and Wilfred Baddeley defeated Doherty and Nisbet 1–6, 3–6, 6–4, 6–2, 6–1 in the Challenge Round to win the Gentlemen' Doubles tennis title at the 1896 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Challenge round[edit]

Challenge Round
       
United Kingdom Reginald Doherty
United Kingdom Harold Nisbet
6 7 4 3
United Kingdom Herbert Baddeley
United Kingdom Wilfred Baddeley
8 5 6 6

All Comers'[edit]

First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
United Kingdom W Castle
United Kingdom Arthur Gore
2 1 3
United Kingdom Wilberforce Eaves
United Kingdom Ernest Lewis
6 6 6 United Kingdom Wilberforce Eaves
United Kingdom Ernest Lewis
6 6 6
United Kingdom Patrick Bowes-Lyon
United Kingdom Herbert Wilberforce
4 0 3 United Kingdom Wilberforce Eaves
United Kingdom Ernest Lewis
6 8 6
United Kingdom Clement Cazalet
United Kingdom George Greville
6 6 6 United Kingdom Reginald Doherty
United Kingdom Harold Nisbet
3 6 4
United Kingdom Charles Dixon
United Kingdom Frederick Plaskitt
0 0 0 United Kingdom Clement Cazalet
United Kingdom George Greville
1 3 1
United Kingdom Reginald Doherty
United Kingdom Harold Nisbet
6 6 6 United Kingdom Reginald Doherty
United Kingdom Harold Nisbet
6 6 6
United Kingdom Walter Bailey
United Kingdom Charles Simond
4 2 3 United Kingdom Reginald Doherty
United Kingdom Harold Nisbet
3 7 6 6
United Kingdom Arthur Riseley
United Kingdom Frank Riseley
4 4 6 6 6 United Kingdom Charles Allen
United Kingdom Roy Allen
6 5 4 1
United States William Larned
United Kingdom Harold Mahony
6 6 4 4 4 United Kingdom Arthur Riseley
United Kingdom Frank Riseley
2 2 7
United Kingdom Charles Allen
United Kingdom Roy Allen
United Kingdom Charles Allen
United Kingdom Roy Allen
6 6 9
United Kingdom CH Martin
United Kingdom George Simond
w/o United Kingdom Charles Allen
United Kingdom Roy Allen
3 6 6 6
United Kingdom Laurence Doherty
United Kingdom RB Scott
6 6 6 United Kingdom Laurence Doherty
United Kingdom RB Scott
6 1 1 2
United Kingdom H Marley
United Kingdom George Mewburn
4 4 0 United Kingdom Laurence Doherty
United Kingdom RB Scott
6 6 2 6
United States Arthur Foote
United Kingdom Arthur Hallward
4 1 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.

External links[edit]

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