1897 Wimbledon Championships – Gentlemen's Singles

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Gentlemen's Singles
1897 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United Kingdom Reginald Doherty
Runner-up United Kingdom Harold Mahony
Final score 6–4, 6–4, 6–3
Details
Draw 31
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Reginald Doherty defeated Wilberforce Eaves 6–3, 7–5, 2–0 (retired) in the All Comers' Final, and then defeated the reigning champion Harold Mahony 6–4, 6–4, 6–3 in the Challenge Round to win the 1897 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Challenge round[edit]

Challenge Round
       
United Kingdom Reginald Doherty 6 6 6
United Kingdom Harold Mahony 4 4 3

All Comers' Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
              
United Kingdom Sydney Smith 2 7 6 2 1
United Kingdom Wilberforce Eaves 6 5 1 6 6
United Kingdom Wilberforce Eaves 3 5 0r
United Kingdom Reginald Doherty 6 7 2
United Kingdom Wilfred Baddeley 3 0 3
United Kingdom Reginald Doherty 6 6 6

Top half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
United Kingdom Clement Cazalet 6 6 10
United Kingdom SC Atkey 2 2 8 United Kingdom C Cazalet 6 6 2 2 1
United Kingdom Sydney Smith 7 8 6 United Kingdom S Smith 4 3 6 6 6
United Kingdom Arthur Hallward 5 6 3 United Kingdom S Smith 3 6 6 6
United Kingdom George Hillyard United Kingdom G Hillyard 6 4 2 4
United Kingdom W Wallace w/o United Kingdom G Hillyard 6 6 6
United Kingdom Alfred Taylor 6 6 3 3 6 United Kingdom A Taylor 2 2 1
United Kingdom Gillibrand Evered 1 3 6 6 4 United Kingdom S Smith 2 7 6 2 1
United Kingdom George Greville 6 6 6 United Kingdom W Eaves 6 5 1 6 6
United Kingdom Arthur Norris 2 2 1 United Kingdom G Greville
United Kingdom JJ Stone 5 2 3 United Kingdom A Gore w/o
United Kingdom Arthur Gore 7 6 6 United Kingdom G Greville 1 2 10 0
United Kingdom Wilberforce Eaves 6 6 6 United Kingdom W Eaves 6 6 8 6
United Kingdom R Sheldon 3 3 2 United Kingdom W Eaves 8 6 6 6
United Kingdom Arthur Riseley 6 6 6 United Kingdom A Riseley 10 3 1 4
United Kingdom Frederick Plaskitt 0 2 4

Bottom half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
United Kingdom Harold Nisbet 6 6 7 6
United Kingdom Robert Hough 3 2 9 3 United Kingdom H Nisbet 2 2 5
United Kingdom Wilfred Baddeley United Kingdom W Baddeley 6 6 7
United Kingdom David Hawes w/o United Kingdom W Baddeley 6 6 6
United Kingdom Alfred Crawley United Kingdom L Doherty 4 2 2
United Kingdom Archdale Palmer w/o United Kingdom A Crawley 0 2 5
United Kingdom Laurence Doherty 6 6 8 United Kingdom L Doherty 6 6 7
United Kingdom Herbert Baddeley 4 4 6 United Kingdom W Baddeley 3 0 3
United Kingdom Reginald Doherty 11 1 6 6 United Kingdom R Doherty 6 6 6
United Kingdom George Simond 9 6 4 3 United Kingdom R Doherty 6 6 9
United Kingdom FSM Bates 4 3 5 United Kingdom O Milne 2 1 7
United Kingdom Oswald Milne 6 6 7 United Kingdom R Doherty
United Kingdom Frank Riseley United Kingdom F Riseley w/o
United Kingdom Manliffe Goodbody w/o United Kingdom F Riseley
United Kingdom Major Ritchie w/o

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