1928 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1928 Wimbledon Championships
Champion France René Lacoste
Runner-up France Henri Cochet
Final score 6–1, 4–6, 6–4, 6–2
Details
Draw 128 (10Q)
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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René Lacoste defeated the defending champion Henri Cochet 6–1, 4–6, 6–4, 6–2 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1928 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

01.   France Henri Cochet (Final)
02.   France René Lacoste (Champion)
03.   United States Bill Tilden (Semifinals)
04.   United States Frank Hunter (First round)
05.   France Jean Borotra (Quarterfinals)
06.   United States John Hennessey (Quarterfinals)
07.   Italy Uberto de Morpurgo (Quarterfinals)
08.   Australia Gerald Patterson (Fourth round)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                         
1 France Henri Cochet 6 6 5 6
6 United States John Hennessey 4 1 7 3
1 France Henri Cochet 11 3 6 6
France Christian Boussus 9 6 2 3
France Christian Boussus 12 10 6
France Jacques Brugnon 10 8 2
1 France Henri Cochet 1 6 4 2
2 France René Lacoste 6 4 6 6
2 France René Lacoste 6 6 6
7 Italy Uberto de Morpurgo 2 3 4
2 France René Lacoste 2 6 2 6 6
3 United States Bill Tilden 6 4 6 4 3
3 United States Bill Tilden 8 3 6 6
5 France Jean Borotra 6 6 3 2

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 France Henri Cochet 6 8 6
India Mohammed Sleem 2 6 2 1 France H Cochet 6 6 8
United Kingdom Teddy Higgs 2 4 5 Australia H Hopman 1 4 6
Australia Harry Hopman 6 6 7 1 France H Cochet 6 6 7 6
Canada Henry Mayes 6 6 6 Canada H Mayes 1 8 5 2
Australia Jack Cummings 3 2 1 Canada H Mayes 6 6 6
United Kingdom Frank Jarvis 5 1 9 6 1 South Africa GWV Hurst 1 2 2
South Africa GWV Hurst 7 6 7 1 6 1 France H Cochet 6 6 6
France Édouard Borotra 7 4 6 8 Argentina R Boyd 4 1 3
Belgium André Lacroix 5 6 1 6 France É Borotra 6 6 10 4
France André Aron w/o Republic of Ireland C Scroope 8 1 12 6
Republic of Ireland Charles Scroope Republic of Ireland C Scroope 3 6 0
Argentina Ronaldo Boyd 6 6 6 Argentina R Boyd 6 8 6
United Kingdom Leslie Godfree 3 2 2 Argentina R Boyd 6 6 7
Q Argentina Adriano Zappa 3 2 6 2 Q United Kingdom D Pitt 3 3 5
Q United Kingdom Dudley Pitt 6 6 3 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6 United States John Hennessey 6 6 6
Q United States Edward Mather 1 0 2 6 United States J Hennessey 6 6 6
United Kingdom Norman Latchford 6 6 6 United Kingdom N Latchford 2 4 2
United Kingdom Theodore Mavrogordato 3 0 1 6 United States J Hennessey 6 7 6
South Africa Gerald Sherwell 6 0 3 6 9 South Africa G Sherwell 4 5 2
United Kingdom Brame Hillyard 3 6 6 1 7 South Africa G Sherwell 3 6 6 5 7
United Kingdom Cyril Eames 6 7 6 6 United Kingdom C Eames 6 3 3 7 5
United Kingdom CL Philcox 4 9 3 1 6 United States J Hennessey 6 6 6
United Kingdom Gordon Crole-Rees 2 2 1 Germany F Frenz 4 1 3
United Kingdom Eric Peters 6 6 6 United Kingdom E Peters 2 6 6 10 5
Germany Friedrich Frenz Germany F Frenz 6 2 2 12 7
Italy Placido Gaslini w/o Germany F Frenz 6 8 6
New Zealand John Peacock 4 6 6 2 3 United Kingdom N Dicks 3 6 3
United Kingdom Norman Dicks 6 3 1 6 6 United Kingdom N Dicks 6 6 6
France Roger Danet 6 6 0 3 6 France R Danet 2 1 1
United Kingdom Arthur Belgrave 3 1 6 6 3

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 United States Frank Hunter 4 7 4 6 5
New Zealand Buster Andrews 6 5 6 2 7 New Zealand E Andrews 4 1 1
France Christian Boussus 6 6 6 France C Boussus 6 6 6
United Kingdom Herman David 1 3 2 France C Boussus 9 6 6
United Kingdom Philip Glover 6 6 1 6 United States J Olmsted 7 1 2
Q United Kingdom ME Nigel-Jones 1 1 6 2 United Kingdom P Glover 7 1 5
Czechoslovakia Roderich Menzel w/o United States J Olmsted 9 6 7
United States Jack Olmsted France C Boussus 6 6 2 6
United Kingdom William Powell 4 6 5 8 2 Australia E Moon 0 4 6 2
United Kingdom Randolph Lycett 6 4 7 6 6 United Kingdom R Lycett 7 6 5 7 0
Australia Gar Moon 5 6 6 6 Australia E Moon 9 4 7 5 6
United Kingdom Brian Gilbert 7 1 0 4 Australia E Moon 6 6 7 6
Japan Yoshiro Ohta 6 1 6 6 Japan Y Ohta 4 2 9 4
Italy Giorgio de Stefani 3 6 1 3 Japan Y Ohta 6 8 6
Greece Augustos Zerlendis 6 8 6 Greece A Zerlendis 1 6 3
Q France Claude de Ricou 4 6 4

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 Australia Gerald Patterson 6 4 6 7
United Kingdom Leighton Crawford 2 6 3 5 8 Australia G Patterson 6 6 6
Germany Heinrich Kleinschroth 6 6 6 Germany H Kleinschroth 0 2 1
United Kingdom Billy Collins 4 2 1 8 Australia G Patterson 10 9 10 5 6
United Kingdom John Olliff 6 1 1 6 7 United Kingdom C Kingsley 8 11 8 7 2
France Emmanuel du Plaix 1 6 6 3 5 United Kingdom J Olliff 4 1 12 2
United Kingdom Charles Kingsley 6 1 6 6 United Kingdom C Kingsley 6 6 10 6
United Kingdom Noel Turnbull 2 6 3 2 8 Australia G Patterson 3 7 4 2
Republic of Ireland Denis O'Callaghan 6 6 6 France J Brugnon 6 5 6 6
Q United Kingdom Richard Pickersgill 4 3 0 Republic of Ireland D O'Callaghan 7 6 1 6
Q United Kingdom Royden Dash 3 2 3 Argentina G Robson 5 3 6 4
Argentina Guillermo Robson 6 6 6 Republic of Ireland D O'Callaghan 2 2 4
France Jacques Brugnon 6 6 6 France J Brugnon 6 6 6
United States U Kramet 0 0 1 France J Brugnon 6 6 6
South Africa J Holthouse 7 6 6 6 6 South Africa J Holthouse 2 4 2
United Kingdom JH Frowen 9 4 2 8 4

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
2 France René Lacoste 6 6 6
South Africa HL Walcott 0 2 2 2 France R Lacoste 6 4 6 6
Australia Jack Hawkes 6 6 6 Australia J Hawkes 3 6 3 4
Austria Hermann Artens 3 4 1 2 France R Lacoste 6 9 6 6
United States George Lott 6 6 6 United States G Lott 1 7 8 2
Republic of Ireland F Crosbie 2 0 0 United States G Lott 6 7 7
Czechoslovakia Jan Koželuh w/o United Kingdom K Lester 1 5 5
United Kingdom Keats Lester 2 France R Lacoste 6 6 6 1 6
United States Wilbur Coen 7 6 6 United Kingdom H Austin 4 4 8 6 2
Denmark Axel Petersen 5 3 3 United States W Coen 6 6 6
United Kingdom Jack Hillyard 4 2 6 4 India EV Bobb 3 3 3
India EV Bobb 6 6 3 6 United States W Coen 4 6 4 6 1
United Kingdom Bunny Austin 6 6 6 United Kingdom H Austin 6 3 6 3 6
India Sydney Jacob 1 3 1 United Kingdom H Austin 6 6 6 6 6
Q United Kingdom Victor Cazalet 5 6 2 United Kingdom P Wheatley 2 8 8 2 1
United Kingdom Patrick Wheatley 7 8 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 Italy Uberto de Morpurgo 6 9 6
United States Bill Breese 2 7 1 7 Italy H de Morpurgo 6 6 6
United Kingdom David Williams 6 6 7 United Kingdom D Williams 2 4 2
Malaysia DH Kleinman 1 4 5 7 Italy H de Morpurgo 6 9 3 7
United Kingdom Ted Avory 4 6 6 6 Austria W Matejka 2 7 6 5
United Kingdom RC Wackett 6 4 1 4 United Kingdom E Avory 6 6 0 3 0
Austria Wilhelm Matejka 6 8 8 6 Austria W Matejka 3 3 6 6 6
Germany Friedrich Rahe 3 10 6 3 7 Italy H de Morpurgo 6 6 6
Argentina Hector Cattaruzza 6 7 6 France R de Buzelet 4 2 2
United Kingdom Roger Worthington 1 5 2 Argentina H Cattaruzza 6 2 3 2
United Kingdom Brian Helmore 2 3 3 United Kingdom H Lee 1 6 6 6
United Kingdom Harry Lee 6 6 6 United Kingdom H Lee 6 3 4 11
United Kingdom Ian Collins 6 6 6 France R de Buzelet 2 6 6 13
Greece Max Balli 3 3 3 United Kingdom I Collins 6 8 4 2
Republic of Ireland St John Mahony 7 2 5 7 France R de Buzelet 3 10 6 6
France René de Buzelet 5 6 7 9

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 United States Bill Tilden 6 6 6
United Kingdom Maurice Summerson 0 1 0 3 United States W Tilden 6 6 6
Switzerland Hector Fisher 6 6 6 Switzerland H Fisher 1 3 1
Q United Kingdom Oswald Jameson 3 2 4 3 United States W Tilden 6 6 6
United Kingdom Basil Lawrence Hungary B von Kehrling 2 3 1
United Kingdom Harry Lewis-Barclay w/o United Kingdom B Lawrence 0 2 3
Hungary Béla von Kehrling 6 7 6 6 Hungary B von Kehrling 6 6 6
India Hira-Lal Soni 2 9 2 2 3 United States W Tilden 6 2 2 6 6
Italy Roberto Bocciardo 4 6 4 6 5 France PH Landry 4 6 6 1 4
Republic of Ireland Cecil Campbell 6 4 6 3 7 Republic of Ireland C Campbell 2 6 4 3
France Pierre Henri Landry 6 6 6 4 3 France PH Landry 6 4 6 6
United Kingdom Donald Greig 3 8 4 6 2r France PH Landry 4 6 6 8
Q United States Sidney Wood 10 6 12 Q United States S Wood 6 1 1 6
United Kingdom Nigel Sharpe 8 1 10 Q United States S Wood 1 4 6 6 6
United States Henry Brunie 3 3 6 6 6 United States H Brunie 6 6 3 4 2
France Antoine Gentien 6 6 3 3 4

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 France Jean Borotra 6 8 6
United Kingdom Arthur Lowe 2 6 4 5 France J Borotra 1 6 6 8
New Zealand Russell Young 1 4 4 United Kingdom P Hughes 6 4 3 6
United Kingdom Pat Hughes 6 6 6 5 France J Borotra 7 7 6
Netherlands Hendrik Timmer 8 6 6 South Africa P Spence 5 5 3
Republic of Ireland George Lyttleton-Rogers 6 4 3 Netherlands H Timmer 1 6 4 10 3
South Africa Pat Spence 6 10 2 6 South Africa P Spence 6 4 6 8 6
United Kingdom Harvey Mackintosh 1 8 6 3 5 France J Borotra 3 6 6 7 6
United Kingdom John Pennycuick 8 6 6 Australia J Crawford 6 4 2 9 3
South Africa Norman Farquharson 6 3 3 United Kingdom J Pennycuick 4 6 3 10
Australia Jack Crawford 6 6 6 Australia J Crawford 6 2 6 12
United Kingdom Douglas Hodges 1 3 2 Australia J Crawford 9 6 6
United Kingdom Colin Gregory 6 5 6 6 United Kingdom C Gregory 7 4 3
Germany Feo Hartz 2 7 3 4 United Kingdom C Gregory 6 3 8 4 6
United States Bill Lingelbach 6 3 8 6 4 Argentina C Morea 3 6 6 6 1
Argentina Carlos Morea 4 6 10 4 6

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