1923 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1923 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United States Bill Johnston
Runner-up United States Frank Hunter
Final score 6–0, 6–3, 6–1
Details
Draw 133
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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Gerald Patterson was the defending champion, but did not participate.

Bill Johnston defeated Frank Hunter 6–0, 6–3, 6–1 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1923 Wimbledon Championships. The field consisted of 133 players and a preliminary round of five matches was held to bring the total down to a 128 men draw.[1]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                         
Republic of Ireland Cecil Campbell 1 7 2 2
United States Bill Johnston 6 5 6 6
United States Bill Johnston 6 6 6
South Africa Brian Norton 4 2 4
South Africa Brian Norton 7 6 6
United Kingdom Max Woosnam 5 3 2
United States Bill Johnston 6 6 6
United States Frank Hunter 0 3 1
United Kingdom DM Evans 2 6 5
United Kingdom Gordon Lowe 6 8 7
United Kingdom Gordon Lowe 3 5 4
United States Frank Hunter 6 7 6
United States Frank Hunter 3 4 6 6 6
Spain Manuel de Gomar 6 6 1 3 2

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
France René Lacoste 6 6 6
Poland DS Menda 0 4 1 France R Lacoste 6 6 6
United Kingdom AH McCormick 4 0 2 United Kingdom R Dash 1 3 4
United Kingdom Royden Dash 6 6 6 France R Lacoste 6 6 6
United Kingdom LF Davin 6 6 4 6 United Kingdom AW Davson 2 2 0
United Kingdom FR Scovel 2 4 6 3 United Kingdom LF Davin 6 2 5
United Kingdom AW Davson 6 6 3 2 9 United Kingdom AW Davson 8 6 7
Switzerland Hector Fisher 4 4 6 6 7 France R Lacoste 6 6 3 2 3
United Kingdom PC Chase 1 2 4 Republic of Ireland C Campbell 1 3 6 6 6
India Syed Mohammad Hadi 6 6 6 India SM Hadi 1 6 6 3 5
United Kingdom RH Hotham 3 0 2 United Kingdom A Macpherson 6 2 3 6 7
United Kingdom Arthur Macpherson 6 6 6 United Kingdom A Macpherson 3 1 4
Republic of Ireland Cecil Campbell Republic of Ireland C Campbell 6 6 6
New Zealand TR Quill w/o Republic of Ireland C Campbell 7 6 8
South Africa Gerald Sherwell 7 6 6 South Africa G Sherwell 5 1 6
United Kingdom RF Scovell 5 3 2

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Neville Willford 2 3 6 3
United Kingdom George Stoddart 6 6 1 1r United Kingdom N Willford 3 3 2
France Jacques Brugnon 6 6 6 France J Brugnon 6 6 6
Australia BE Henty 4 4 3 France J Brugnon 4 1 2
Argentina Guillermo Robson 0 1 2 United States V Richards 6 6 6
India Sydney Jacob 6 6 6 India S Jacob 2 3 6
Belgium Jean Washer 1 3 2 United States V Richards 6 6 8
United States Vincent Richards 6 6 6 United States V Richards 4 3 5
United Kingdom M Fox 2 7 6 3 6 United States W Johnston 6 6 7
United Kingdom William Radcliffe 6 5 0 6 4 United Kingdom M Fox 1 4 6
United Kingdom Gerry Millard 5 6 4 5 South Africa P Spence 6 6 8
South Africa Pat Spence 7 2 6 7 South Africa P Spence 0 1 4
United Kingdom Douglas Watson 5 6 7 4 United States W Johnston 6 6 6
United Kingdom Leighton Crawford 7 3 5 1r United Kingdom D Watson 1 2 7
United Kingdom Teddy Higgs 4 2 1 United States W Johnston 6 6 9
United States Bill Johnston 6 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom N Latchford 1 3 1
United Kingdom Patrick Wheatley 6 6 6 United Kingdom P Wheatley 6 9 6
United Kingdom Humphrey Milford 6 7 6 United Kingdom H Milford 3 7 4
United States JP Carleton 2 5 1 United Kingdom P Wheatley 6 6 1 1 2
United Kingdom Major Ritchie 2 4 3 South Africa B Norton 3 8 6 6 6
South Africa Brian Norton 6 6 6 South Africa B Norton 6 6 6
United Kingdom Royden Wilkinson 3 2 6 2 United Kingdom V Penman 0 3 1
United Kingdom Victor Penman 6 6 2 6 South Africa B Norton 6 7 6
United Kingdom GW Grounsell 6 2 6 1 4 France J Borotra 3 5 3
United Kingdom Francis Stowe 3 6 4 6 6 United Kingdom F Stowe 2 3 2
United Kingdom Scotter Owen 0 2 2 United Kingdom W Crawley 6 6 6
United Kingdom Walter Crawley 6 6 6 United Kingdom W Crawley 6 2 6 5 0
United Kingdom HR Fussell 6 6 6 France J Borotra 3 6 3 7 6
United Kingdom P Marsden 4 3 2 United Kingdom HR Fussell 3 5 6
France Jean Borotra 6 6 1 9 France J Borotra 6 6 8
United Kingdom James Legg 4 1 6 7

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Arthur Belgrave 3 4 4
Canada Henry Mayes 6 6 6 Canada H Mayes 6 6 6
United Kingdom EG Bisseker 2 5 4 New Zealand F Fisher 2 2 0
New Zealand Frank Fisher 6 7 6 Canada H Mayes 6 6 6
Argentina Carlos Caminos United Kingdom JT Baines 1 4 3
United States John Van Ryn w/o Argentina C Caminos 4 4 4
Australia Denis Browne 7 1 2 0 United Kingdom JT Baines 6 6 6
United Kingdom JT Baines 5 6 6 6 Canada H Mayes 4 6 1
United Kingdom Theodore Mavrogordato 6 6 6 United Kingdom M Woosnam 6 8 6
Australia GP Sayers 3 3 1 United Kingdom T Mavrogordato 7 1 3 8
Republic of Ireland Harold Price 0 2 3 United Kingdom M Woosnam 5 6 6 10
United Kingdom Max Woosnam 6 6 6 United Kingdom M Woosnam 6 6 6
United Kingdom WHM Aitken 6 6 6 United Kingdom J Hillyard 4 3 3
United Kingdom Lionel Alderson [a] 2 3 0 United Kingdom WHM Aitken 5 5 2
United Kingdom C Brierley [a] 1 2 4 United Kingdom J Hillyard 7 7 6
United Kingdom Jack Hillyard [a] 6 6 6

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom JM Bell [a] 9 7 6
United Kingdom JA Dean [a] 7 5 3 United Kingdom JM Bell 6 5 3 3
United Kingdom T Moss 4 6 2 Denmark H Larsen 4 7 6 6
Denmark Henning Larsen 6 8 6 Denmark H Larsen 4 4 1
United Kingdom John Cecil Masterman 6 6 6 United Kingdom JC Masterman 6 6 6
United Kingdom Henry Standring 2 0 1 United Kingdom JC Masterman 4 6 1 6 6
United Kingdom JF Philpotts 1 0 0 Sweden C-E von Braun 6 4 6 0 3
Sweden Carl-Erik von Braun 6 6 6 United Kingdom JC Masterman 7 0 1 7 7
United Kingdom Alex Drew 6 2 4 4 United Kingdom DM Evans 5 6 6 5 9
United Kingdom Charles Kingsley 4 6 6 6 United Kingdom C Kingsley 3 2 8 8 1
India Athar Ali Fyzee 6 4 2 3 United Kingdom DM Evans 6 6 6 6 6
United Kingdom DM Evans 2 6 6 6 United Kingdom DM Evans 7 6 4 6
India Donald Rutnam 7 6 3 6 United Kingdom A Dudley 5 3 6 4
United Kingdom Lewis Deane 5 1 6 3 India D Rutnam 4 7 4
United Kingdom N Field 2 5 6 6 4 United Kingdom A Dudley 6 9 6
United Kingdom Ambrose Dudley 6 7 2 4 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Arthur Yencken 6 0 3 5
United Kingdom Roy Poland 1 6 6 7 United Kingdom R Poland 4 7 3
United Kingdom Leslie Godfree 1 6 0 6 9 United Kingdom L Godfree 6 9 6
Romania Nicolae Mișu 6 4 6 2 7 United Kingdom L Godfree 4 5 1
United Kingdom Victor Cazalet 3 6 1 6 3 United Kingdom A Berger 6 7 6
United Kingdom Arthur Berger 6 3 6 1 6 United Kingdom A Berger 6 6 3 4 8
United Kingdom Eric Portlock 5 3 6 6 1 United States U Kramet 1 2 6 6 6
United States U Kramet 7 6 4 3 6 United Kingdom A Berger 4 6 1 6
Republic of Ireland F Crosbie 0 7 2 United Kingdom G Lowe 6 3 6 8
United Kingdom Brian Gilbert 6 9 6 United Kingdom B Gilbert 5 4 6
United Kingdom Gordon Lowe 6 6 6 United Kingdom G Lowe 7 6 8
United Kingdom Sydney Watts 3 2 0 United Kingdom G Lowe 6 8 3 6
United Kingdom Monty Temple 6 6 6 United Kingdom R Lycett 1 6 6 3
United Kingdom S Simons 3 0 3 United Kingdom M Temple 4 4 2
United Kingdom Randolph Lycett 6 6 1 6 United Kingdom R Lycett 6 6 6
United Kingdom Ulysses Williams 3 1 6 1

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Eliot Crawshay-Williams 6 3 12 1 4
United Kingdom Vincent Burr 4 6 10 6 6 United Kingdom V Burr 7 0 1 3
Spain Eduardo Flaquer 5 4 1 United States F Hunter 5 6 6 6
United States Frank Hunter 7 6 6 United States F Hunter 8 6 7
Argentina Ronaldo Boyd 0 0 0 India AH Fyzee 6 3 5
India Ali Hassan Fyzee 6 6 6 India AH Fyzee 6 6 1 6
United Kingdom Charles Dixon 3 2 0r France P Féret 3 3 6 4
France Paul Féret 6 6 0 United States F Hunter 9 6 8
France Antoine Gentien 8 4 0 United Kingdom N Dicks 7 4 6
United Kingdom Norman Dicks 10 6 6 United Kingdom N Dicks 6 6 6 1 9
Australia Noel Heath 6 5 2 3 United Kingdom P Davson 8 3 2 6 7
United Kingdom Percival Davson 1 7 6 6 United Kingdom N Dicks 7 6 7
United Kingdom HA Carless 1 6 6 6 United Kingdom HA Carless 5 4 5
United Kingdom Noel Turnbull 6 3 4 1 United Kingdom HA Carless 6 6 3 5 6
United Kingdom Alex Blair 6 5 10 1 3 United Kingdom H Stoker 0 0 6 7 2
United Kingdom Hew Stoker 2 7 8 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Cecil Tindell-Green 9 6 6
United Kingdom Brian Helmore 7 1 3 United Kingdom C Tindell-Green 6 6 6
United Kingdom Clinton McIlquham 3 4 4 United Kingdom W Swinden 4 0 4
United Kingdom Bill Swinden 6 6 6 United Kingdom C Tindell-Green 6 4 2
Spain Manuel de Gomar 4 6 6 6 Spain M de Gomar 8 6 6
United Kingdom Thomas Bevan 6 2 2 3 Spain M de Gomar 6 6 7
United Kingdom Alfred Ingram 6 3 6 3 7 United Kingdom A Ingram 4 4 5
United Kingdom George Golding 1 6 1 6 5 Spain M de Gomar 4 6 6 6
United Kingdom Donald Greig 6 6 6 United Kingdom D Greig 6 0 1 4
United Kingdom George Thomas 4 4 2 United Kingdom D Greig 6 6 6
India EBN Taylor 6 2 6 6 6 India EBN Taylor 4 2 4
United Kingdom Clive Branfoot 3 6 8 1 4 United Kingdom D Greig 6 6 6
United Kingdom Charles Roupell 6 7 6 United Kingdom CP Luck 1 4 3
United Kingdom RG Bernard 0 5 2 United Kingdom C Roupell 6 2 6 4 3
United Kingdom Mark Hick 3 4 5 United Kingdom CP Luck 3 6 4 6 6
United Kingdom CP Luck 6 6 7

Preliminary round[edit]

  • United Kingdom Lionel Alderson defeated United Kingdom EO Anderson, walkover
  • United Kingdom CJ Brierley defeated United Kingdom Keats Lester, 6–1, 6–2, 3–6, 10–8
  • United Kingdom Jack Hillyard defeated Argentina Alfredo Villegas, 6–3, 6–2, 7–5
  • United Kingdom JM Bell defeated United Kingdom SM Lahey-Bean, 6–0, 6–2, 6–2
  • United Kingdom JA Dean defeated United Kingdom Leonard Lyle, walkover

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Played and won a preliminary round to qualify for the first round

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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