1901 Wimbledon Championships

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1901 Wimbledon Championships
Date 24 June – 3 July
Edition 25th
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Worple Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Venue All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Arthur Gore
Women's Singles
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Charlotte Sterry
Men's Doubles
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Laurence Doherty / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Reginald Doherty
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The 1901 Wimbledon Championships took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The tournament ran from 24 June until 3 July,[1] it was the 25th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1901.[2] There was a record entry of thirty competitors in the women's singles.[2]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Arthur Gore defeated United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Reginald Doherty 4–6, 7–5, 6–4, 6–4 [3]

Women's Singles[edit]

Women's singles final between Blanche Bingley Hillyard and Charlotte Cooper Sterry.

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Charlotte Sterry defeated United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Blanche Hillyard 6–2, 6–2 [4]

Men's Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Laurence Doherty / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Reginald Doherty defeated United States Dwight Davis / United States Holcombe Ward 4–6, 6–2, 6–3, 9–7 [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  2. ^ a b 100 Years of Wimbledon, by Lance Tingay (Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977)
  3. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2016". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 29 June 2017. 
  4. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2016". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 29 June 2017. 
  5. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2016". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 29 June 2017. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1900 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1901 U.S. National Championships