1878 Wimbledon Championship – Singles

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1878 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland P. F. Hadow[1]
Runner-up   United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland S. Gore[1]
Final score   7–5, 6–1, 9–7
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
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Wimbledon Championships
 < 1877 1879 > 

P. F. Hadow defeated L.R. Erskine 6–4, 6–4, 6–4 in the All Comers Final, and then defeated the reigning champion Spencer Gore 7–5, 6–1, 9–7 in the Challenge Round to win the 1878 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

All Comers Final eight[edit]

Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Finals
             
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland L.R. Erskine 6 3 6 3 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland C. G. Hamilton 4 6 1 6 5      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland L.R. Erskine 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H. F. Lawford          United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H. F. Lawford 3 1 3  
 bye            United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland L.R. Erskine 4 4 4    
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland P. F. Hadow 6 6 6          United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland P. F. Hadow 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland A. T. Myers 0 4 3        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland P. F. Hadow    
     bye      
 

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland L.R. Erskine 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland A.W. Nicholson 1 1 3      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland L.R. Erskine    
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Clapham      w/o    
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Crum        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland L.R. Erskine 6 6 5 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland E. Bates 0 6 0 6 3        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland F.W. Porter 1 3 6 1  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland F.W. Porter 6 3 6 3 6      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland F.W. Porter 5 6 3 6 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland A.W. Crichton 2 2 1          United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland S. Montgomerie 6 5 6 2 1  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland S. Montgomerie 6 6 6            United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland L.R. Erskine 6 3 6 3 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland G.A. Montgomerie 5 6 2 6 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland C.G. Hamilton 4 6 1 6 5
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland G.E. Tabor 6 2 6 5 5      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland G.A. Montgomerie 6 4 5 3  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland C.G. Hamilton 6 6 6      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland C.G. Hamilton 5 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland F. Pollock 1 1 3        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland C.G. Hamilton 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland C.G. Heathcote 6 6 6          United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland E.B. Brackenbury 0 2 2      
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H.T.W. Wheeler 4 2 0        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland C.G. Heathcote 4 2 6 6 5
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland E.B. Brackenbury 6 2 6 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland E.B. Brackenbury 6 6 4 4 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland G. James 1 6 0 0    

The match between Clapham and Crum was not played.[2]

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland A. Keyser  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H.F. Lawford w/o      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H.F. Lawford 5 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland J. Cunningham 3 2 0      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Capt. Grimston 6 4 4 5    
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Capt. Grimston 6 6 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H.F. Lawford 6 5 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H.S. Cotton 1 1 r        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland E.R. Seymour 4 6 5 4  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland E.R. Seymour 6 6      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland E.R. Seymour
     bye  
       United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H.F. Lawford
       bye
     bye  
     bye  
       bye    
       bye      
     bye
     bye  
 

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland A.S. Tabor 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland C. Wallis 0 0 0      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland A.S. Tabor 2 1 1    
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland P.F. Hadow 6 6 6      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland P.F. Hadow 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland F. Oliver 2 1 3        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland P.F. Hadow 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland R.D. Dalby 6 6 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland A.C. Brown 2 3 0  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland B. Smith 2 3 3      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland R.D. Dalby 1 1 1
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland F.M. Ashley 0 0 0      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland A.C. Brown 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland A.C. Brown 6 6 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland P.F. Hadow 6 6 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland G.F. Buxton 5 4 0        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland A.T. Myers 0 4 3
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland A.T. Myers 6 6 6      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland A.T. Myers 6 0 6 1 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland C. Ewbank 6 1 1 2      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland A.A. Hadow 1 6 4 6 2  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland A.A. Hadow 5 6 6 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland A.T. Myers    
       bye      
     bye
     bye  
 

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 100 Years of Wimbledon by Lance Tingay, Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977
  2. ^ a b Wimbledon - The Official History of the Championships by John Barrett, Collins Willow 2001 (the source of this draw)

External links[edit]

  • [1] Source for the draw at Wimbledon.com

Sources[edit]