1897 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1897 U.S. National Championships
Champion Robert Wrenn
Runner-up Wilberforce Eaves
Final score 4–6, 8–6, 6–3, 2–6, 6–2
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1896 · U.S. National Championships · 1898 →

A delegation of British players including reigning Wimbledon champion Wilberforce Eaves competed at this year's U.S. championships. Eaves was able to reach the challenge round where he was defeated by defending champion Robert Wrenn.

Draw[edit]

Challenge Round[edit]

Challenge Round
United States R Wrenn 4 8 6 2 6
United Kingdom W Eaves 6 6 3 6 2

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
                           
United Kingdom H Nisbet 3 2 9 6 6
United States W Larned 6 6 7 4 4
United Kingdom H Nisbet 5 3 2
United Kingdom W Eaves 7 6 6
United Kingdom W Eaves 6 6 6
United States LE Ware 0 2 4

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
FF Brooks
bye FF Brooks
United States MD Whitman 6 6 6 United States MD Whitman w/ o
United States W Clothier 3 0 0 United States MD Whitman 9 6 6
United Kingdom H Mahony 6 6 6 United Kingdom H Mahony 7 3 3
United States E Stille 3 3 3 United Kingdom H Mahony 6 6 6
JC Goodfellow 6 6 6 6 JC Goodfellow 4 0 1
United States TR Pell 3 8 2 2 United States MD Whitman 6 6 4 6 5
JK Willing w/ o United Kingdom H Nisbet 8 4 6 3 7
United States J Talmage JK Willing 3 2 4
United Kingdom H Nisbet 2 6 6 6 United Kingdom H Nisbet 6 6 6
United States H Hackett 6 4 3 4 United Kingdom H Nisbet 6 6 6
United States J Ryerson 6 11 3 6 United States BC Wright 3 4 3
United States RD Little 3 9 6 3 United States J Ryerson 2 4 6 7 3
United States BC Wright 6 6 6 United States BC Wright 6 6 3 5 6
United States P Marshall 0 1 1

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States W Larned 6 6 6
United States AP Hawes 2 3 0 United States W Larned 8 3 6 8
United States GL Wrenn 6 3 6 5 6 United States GL Wrenn 6 6 2 6
United States CP Dodge 3 6 3 7 3 United States W Larned 6 6 6
J Forbes 6 6 6 J Forbes 3 1 4
ES White 3 4 2 J Forbes 6 6 1 6
United States P MacMahon w/ o United States P MacMahon 1 3 6 0
United States D Miller United States W Larned 6 6 6
United States R Stevens w/ o United States EP Fischer 4 1 3
United States M Chace United States R Stevens
United States M Smith 6 7 6 United States M Smith w/ o
United States R McKittrick 2 5 4 United States M Smith 5 6 2
United States EP Fischer 6 6 6 United States EP Fischer 7 8 6
United States CA Gould 1 4 3 United States EP Fischer 4 6 2 6 6
United States WS Bond 6 6 6 United States WS Bond 6 3 6 2 4
United States AWS Post 1 3 1

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States D Davis 1 6 6 6
United States R Hooker 6 1 4 4 United States D Davis 5 2 0
United States E Wrenn 6 6 6 United States E Wrenn 7 6 6
United States R Thurber 4 3 0 United States E Wrenn 3 7 4 1
United Kingdom M Goodbody w/ o United States J Parmly Paret 6 5 6 6
United States H McKittrick United Kingdom M Goodbody 4 4 0
United States J Parmly Paret 6 6 6 United States J Parmly Paret 6 6 6
United States G Sheldon 0 0 3 United States J Parmly Paret 4 1 6 3
United Kingdom W Eaves 6 6 6 United Kingdom W Eaves 6 6 3 6
FB Stevens 2 2 3 United Kingdom W Eaves 6 4 6 6
United States CR Budlong 6 6 6 United States CR Budlong 4 6 0 3
United States WKAuchincloss 3 3 1 United Kingdom W Eaves 7 6 6
United States J Neely 4 6 6 2 6 United States J Neely 5 2 2
United States T Gross 6 2 2 6 3 United States J Neely 6 6 6
United States JC Davidson 6 6 6 United States JC Davidson 2 4 2
United States H Avery 3 4 2

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
OM Bostwick 9 9 6
United Kingdom B Goodbody 7 7 3 OM Bostwick 1 2 3
United States H Ward 6 6 6 United States H Ward 6 6 6
United States A Codman 3 3 4 United States H Ward 6 4 6 6
WW Reece 2 6 5 6 10 GW Lee 4 6 4 4
United States H Plummer 6 4 7 4 8 WW Reece 4 1 r
GW Lee 6 6 6 GW Lee 6 6
United States WD Brownell 1 2 4 United States H Ward 3 4 4
United States SA Cushman 6 6 6 United States LE Ware 6 6 6
United States R Proctor 1 2 1 United States SA Cushman 2 2 1
United States LE Ware 6 6 6 United States LE Ware 6 6 6
EA Freshman 1 2 1 United States LE Ware 6 6 6
B Marshall w/ o United States H Holt 3 2 1
United States K McEnroe B Marshall
United States H Holt United States H Holt w/ o
bye

References[edit]

  • Albiero, Alessandro; Carta, Andrea (2010). The Grand Slam Record Book Vol. 1. Monte Porzio Catone: Effepi Libri. p. 580. ISBN 978-88-6002-017-8.