1904 Wimbledon Championships

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1904 Wimbledon Championships
Date 20 – 29 June
Edition 28th
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 Laurence Doherty
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Dorothea Douglass
Men's Doubles
United Kingdom Laurence Doherty / United Kingdom Reginald Doherty
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The 1904 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 20 June until 29 June,[1] it was the 28th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1904.[2] The entry for the men's singles rose to 62, beating the 1880 record of 60.[2] All ten courts (rather than Centre Court only) were 'dressed' with a surround of canvas 3 feet (90 cm) high.[2] The balls and equipment were provided by Slazenger.[2]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Laurence Doherty defeated United Kingdom Frank Riseley, 6–1, 7–5, 8–6 [3]

Women's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Dorothea Douglass defeated United Kingdom Charlotte Sterry 6–0, 6–3 [4]

Men's Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Laurence Doherty / United Kingdom Reginald Doherty defeated United Kingdom Frank Riseley / United Kingdom Sydney Smith, 6–1, 6–2, 6–4 [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  2. ^ a b c d 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
1903 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1904 U.S. National Championships