1898 Wimbledon Championships – Gentlemen's Doubles

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Gentlemen's Doubles
1898 Wimbledon Championships
Champions United Kingdom Laurence Doherty
United Kingdom Reginald Doherty
Runners-up United States Clarence Hobart
United Kingdom Harold Nisbet
Final score 6–4, 6–4, 6–2
Details
Draw 14
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1897 · Wimbledon Championships · 1899 →

Clarence Hobart and Harold Nisbet defeated George Hillyard and Sydney Smith 2–6, 6–2, 6–2, 6–3 in the All Comers' Final, but the reigning champions Laurence Doherty and Reginald Doherty defeated Hobart and Nisbet 6–4, 6–4, 6–2 in the Challenge Round to win the Gentlemen' Doubles tennis title at the 1898 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Challenge Round[edit]

Challenge Round
       
United States Clarence Hobart
United Kingdom Harold Nisbet
4 4 2
United Kingdom Laurence Doherty
United Kingdom Reginald Doherty
6 6 6

All Comers'[edit]

First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
United States Clarence Hobart
United Kingdom Harold Nisbet
6 6 7
United Kingdom Wilfred Milne
United Kingdom William Taylor
United Kingdom Wilfred Milne
United Kingdom William Taylor
2 3 5
United Kingdom David Hawes
United Kingdom GL Orme
w/o United States Clarence Hobart
United Kingdom Harold Nisbet
6 10 6
United Kingdom George Caridia
United Kingdom George Simond
3 6 10 1 6 United Kingdom George Caridia
United Kingdom George Simond
0 8 4
United Kingdom Allan Pearson
United Kingdom Frederick Plaskitt
6 2 8 6 3 United Kingdom George Caridia
United Kingdom George Simond
6 6 7
United Kingdom John Hickson
United Kingdom Arthur Kirby
6 6 2 6 United Kingdom John Hickson
United Kingdom Arthur Kirby
2 3 5
United States Wylie Grant
United States Parmly Paret
2 4 6 3 United States Clarence Hobart
United Kingdom Harold Nisbet
2 6 6 6
United Kingdom George Greville
United Kingdom Harold Mahony
6 12 9 United Kingdom George Hillyard
United Kingdom Sydney Smith
6 2 2 3
United Kingdom Herbert Roper Barrett
United Kingdom Gillibrand Evered
3 10 7 United Kingdom George Greville
United Kingdom Harold Mahony
6 8 4 6 8
United Kingdom George Hillyard
United Kingdom Sydney Smith
6 6 6 United Kingdom George Hillyard
United Kingdom Sydney Smith
3 10 6 2 6
United Kingdom JH Heche
United Kingdom RF Leslie
2 2 2 United Kingdom George Hillyard
United Kingdom Sydney Smith
6 5 6 7
United Kingdom Arthur Gore
United Kingdom George Mewburn
7 6 7 United Kingdom Arthur Gore
United Kingdom George Mewburn
4 7 3 5
United Kingdom P Pearson
United Kingdom MRL White
5 4 5 United Kingdom Arthur Gore
United Kingdom George Mewburn
6 6 6
United Kingdom A Raleigh
United Kingdom Arthur Norris
1 1 2

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