1897 Wimbledon Championships – Gentlemen's Doubles

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Gentlemen's Doubles
1897 Wimbledon Championships
Champions United Kingdom Laurence Doherty
United Kingdom Reginald Doherty
Runners-up United Kingdom Herbert Baddeley
United Kingdom Wilfred Baddeley
Final score 6–4, 4–6, 8–6, 6–4
Details
Draw 14
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1896 · Wimbledon Championships · 1898 →

Laurence Doherty and Reginald Doherty defeated Clement Cazalet and Sydney Smith 6–2 7–5 2–6 6–2 in the All Comers' Final, and then defeated the reigning champions Herbert Baddeley and Wilfred Baddeley 6–4, 4–6, 8–6, 6–4 in the Challenge Round to win the Gentlemen' Doubles tennis title at the 1897 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Challenge round[edit]

Challenge Round
             
United Kingdom Laurence Doherty
United Kingdom Reginald Doherty
6 4 8 6
United Kingdom Herbert Baddeley
United Kingdom Wilfred Baddeley
4 6 6 4

All Comers'[edit]

First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
United Kingdom Wilberforce Eaves
United Kingdom CH Martin
0 5 4
United Kingdom Laurence Doherty
United Kingdom Reginald Doherty
6 6 6 United Kingdom Laurence Doherty
United Kingdom Reginald Doherty
6 7 6
United Kingdom Arthur Cronin
United Kingdom W Wallace
0 1 2 United Kingdom Laurence Doherty
United Kingdom Reginald Doherty
6 6 4 6
United Kingdom George Greville
United Kingdom Harold Nisbet
6 6 6 United Kingdom George Hillyard
United Kingdom Harold Mahony
3 4 6 4
United Kingdom Wilfred Milne
United Kingdom GL Orme
3 4 3 United Kingdom George Greville
United Kingdom Harold Nisbet
6 2 5 2
United Kingdom George Hillyard
United Kingdom Harold Mahony
6 6 6 United Kingdom George Hillyard
United Kingdom Harold Mahony
4 6 7 6
United Kingdom Archibald McNair
United Kingdom Roderick McNair
3 1 1 United Kingdom Laurence Doherty
United Kingdom Reginald Doherty
6 7 2 6
United Kingdom Gillibrand Evered
United Kingdom R Sheldon
United Kingdom Clement Cazalet
United Kingdom Sydney Smith
2 5 6 2
United Kingdom Arthur Gore
United Kingdom AN Other
w/o United Kingdom Gillibrand Evered
United Kingdom R Sheldon
United Kingdom Charles Simond
United Kingdom George Simond
6 6 6 United Kingdom Charles Simond
United Kingdom George Simond
w/o
United Kingdom G Tree
United Kingdom Alfred Crawley
2 0 1 United Kingdom Gillibrand Evered
United Kingdom R Sheldon
1 1 2
United Kingdom Arthur Riseley
United Kingdom Frank Riseley
6 6 3 6 United Kingdom Clement Cazalet
United Kingdom Sydney Smith
6 6 6
United Kingdom Frederick Plaskitt
United Kingdom Alfred Taylor
1 1 6 2 United Kingdom Arthur Riseley
United Kingdom Frank Riseley
4 6 2 6 4
United Kingdom Clement Cazalet
United Kingdom Sydney Smith
6 4 6 3 6

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