1903 Wimbledon Championships

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1903 Wimbledon Championships
Date 22 June – 1 July
Edition 27th
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 Laurence Doherty
Women's Singles
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Dorothea Douglass
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 1903 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 22 June until 1 July,[1] it was the 27th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1903.[2]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Laurence Doherty defeated United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Frank Riseley, 7–5, 6–3, 6–0 [3]

Women's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Dorothea Douglass defeated United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Ethel Thomson, 4–6, 6–4, 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 Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Frank Riseley / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Sydney Smith, 6–4, 6–4, 6–4 [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  2. ^ 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
1902 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1903 U.S. National Championships