1896 Wimbledon Championships – Gentlemen's Singles

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Gentlemen's Singles
1896 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United Kingdom Harold Mahony
Runner-up United Kingdom Wilfred Baddeley
Final score 6–2, 6–8, 5–7, 8–6, 6–3
Details
Draw 31
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1895 · Wimbledon Championships · 1897 →

Harold Mahony defeated Wilberforce Eaves 6–2, 6–2, 11–9 in the All Comers Final, and then defeated the reigning champion Wilfred Baddeley 6–2, 6–8, 5–7, 8–6, 6–3 in the Challenge Round to win the 1896 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Challenge round[edit]

Challenge Round
       
United Kingdom Harold Mahony 6 6 5 8 6
United Kingdom Wilfred Baddeley 2 8 7 6 3

All Comers' Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
              
United Kingdom Harold Mahony 6 2 8 4 6
United Kingdom Harold Nisbet 4 6 6 6 3
United Kingdom Harold Mahony 6 6 11
United Kingdom Wilberforce Eaves 2 2 9
United Kingdom Wilberforce Eaves 6 6 6
United Kingdom Herbert Baddeley 4 3 4

Top half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
United Kingdom W Castle 6 6 3 6
United Kingdom Frederick Payn 2 1 6 2 United Kingdom W Castle 1 9 4
United Kingdom Reginald Doherty 3 7 1 6 2 United Kingdom H Mahony 6 11 6
United Kingdom Harold Mahony 6 5 6 3 6 United Kingdom H Mahony 7 5 7 6
United Kingdom Frank Riseley 6 6 7 United Kingdom F Riseley 5 7 5 3
United Kingdom John Flavelle 2 1 5 United Kingdom F Riseley 8
United Kingdom Arthur Riseley 6 6 6 6 United Kingdom A Riseley 8r
United Kingdom Frederick Plaskitt 2 8 1 1 United Kingdom H Mahony 6 2 8 4 6
United Kingdom Harold Nisbet 6 6 6 United Kingdom H Nisbet 4 6 6 6 3
United Kingdom Walter Bailey 1 3 2 United Kingdom H Nisbet 3 3 6 6 6
United Kingdom Charles Dixon 3 3 2 United Kingdom H Chapman 6 6 1 3 4
United Kingdom Horace Chapman 6 6 6 United Kingdom H Nisbet 2 6 6 1 6
United Kingdom George Simond 6 3 2 7 6 United Kingdom G Simond 6 4 4 6 3
United Kingdom George Greville 4 6 6 5 3 United Kingdom G Simond 6 6 6
United Kingdom Charles Allen 3 6 6 1 6 United Kingdom C Allen 1 2 1
United Kingdom RB Scott 6 0 4 6 4

Bottom half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
United Kingdom Clement Cazalet 6 4 6 7
United Kingdom Laurence Doherty 4 6 4 5 United Kingdom C Cazalet 6 9 6
United Kingdom David Hawes 4 3 3 United States A Foote 4 7 3
United States Arthur Foote 6 6 6 United Kingdom C Cazalet 5 3 0
United Kingdom Wilberforce Eaves 5 6 6 6 United Kingdom W Eaves 7 6 6
United Kingdom Arthur Gore 7 4 2 1 United Kingdom W Eaves 6 6 6
United Kingdom Roy Allen 6 6 7 United Kingdom R Allen 0 2 1
United Kingdom Arthur Kirby 1 3 5 United Kingdom W Eaves 6 6 6
United Kingdom Herbert Baddeley 6 6 4 6 United Kingdom H Baddeley 4 3 4
United Kingdom H Marley 2 2 6 2 United Kingdom H Baddeley 6 6 6
United Kingdom Alfred Crawley United Kingdom A Crawley 2 2 2
United Kingdom Manliffe Goodbody w/o United Kingdom H Baddeley 3 3 6 6 6
United States William Larned 6 7 6 United States W Larned 6 6 4 4 3
United Kingdom Arthur Hallward 1 5 4 United States W Larned 6 6 6
United Kingdom Robert Hough 4 2 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