1881 Wimbledon Championship – Singles

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1881 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   United Kingdom William Renshaw[1]
Runner-up   United Kingdom John Hartley[1]
Final score   6–0, 6–1, 6–1
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1880 1882 > 

William Renshaw defeated R. T. Richardson 6–4, 6–2, 6–3 in the All Comers Final, and then defeated the reigning champion John Hartley 6–0, 6–1, 6–1 in the Challenge Round to win the 1881 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Finals
             
 United Kingdom OE Woodhouse 6 4 0 3  
 United Kingdom William Renshaw 4 6 6 6      United Kingdom William Renshaw 1 6 6 5 6  
 United Kingdom Herbert Lawford 6 6 6      United Kingdom Herbert Lawford 6 3 2 6 3  
 United Kingdom GS Murray-Hill 1 1 0        United Kingdom William Renshaw 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom WH Darby 0 4 1          United Kingdom RT Richardson 4 2 3    
 United Kingdom RT Richardson 6 6 6        United Kingdom R T Richardson    
 bye        bye      
 bye    

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 United Kingdom MD Buckingham 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom H Grove 2 4 1      United Kingdom MD Buckingham 1 0 0  
 United Kingdom OE Woodhouse 6 6 6      United Kingdom OE Woodhouse 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom HH Wilkes 4 5 0        United Kingdom OE Woodhouse 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom WM Bird 0 0 r.        United Kingdom W Milne 1 0 1  
 United Kingdom W Milne 6 5      United Kingdom W Milne 6 5 6 6
 United Kingdom "Castor" 6 6 2 6        United Kingdom "Castor" 2 6 2 4  
 United Kingdom RW Braddell 5 3 6 4          United Kingdom OE Woodhouse 6 4 0 3
 United Kingdom WC Renshaw 6 6 6        United Kingdom WC Renshaw 4 6 6 6
 United Kingdom WJ Down 2 0 0      United Kingdom WC Renshaw 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom TJ Gallwey 4 6 6 6      United Kingdom TJ Gallwey 0 1 1  
 United Kingdom A Stanley 6 3 5 4        United Kingdom WC Renshaw 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom C Cheales w/o        United Kingdom E Lubbock 5 3 3    
 United Kingdom BT Cotton      United Kingdom C Cheales 0 0 1
 United Kingdom E Lubbock w/o        United Kingdom E Lubbock 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom J Rankine    

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 United Kingdom F Pollock 2 2 2  
 United Kingdom CB Russell 6 6 6      United Kingdom CB Russell 5 2 0  
 United Kingdom HC Jenkins w/o      United Kingdom HC Jenkins 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom R Pollock        United Kingdom HC Jenkins 4 3 0  
 United Kingdom WH Edward 6 6 6        United Kingdom HF Lawford 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom JM Thornycroft 0 2 2      United Kingdom WH Edward 3 2 2
 United Kingdom HF Lawford 6 6 6        United Kingdom HF Lawford 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom CJ Cole 0 2 3          United Kingdom HF Lawford 6 6 6
 United Kingdom GS Murray-Hill 4 6 6 1 6        United Kingdom GS Murray-Hill 1 1 0
 United Kingdom ES Saxton 6 1 1 6 4      United Kingdom GS Murray-Hill 6 6 4 6 6  
 United Kingdom A Keyser 6 6 6      United Kingdom A Keyser 5 2 6 3 2  
 United Kingdom C Wallis 3 5 2        United Kingdom GS Murray-Hill 6 2 6 6  
 United Kingdom M Fenwick 6 6 2 6        United Kingdom M Fenwick 2 6 5 4    
 United Kingdom HR Hallward 3 2 6 4      United Kingdom M Fenwick 6 2 6 0 6
 United Kingdom AJ Chitty 6 2 6 6        United Kingdom AJ Chitty 3 6 5 6 1  
 United Kingdom ML Hallward 2 6 5 4    

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 Republic of Ireland HL Mulholland 2 6 6  
 United Kingdom B Follett 6 3 1 r      Republic of Ireland HL Mulholland 3 5 2  
 United Kingdom WH Darby 6 6 6      United Kingdom WH Darby 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom FH Stokes 2 5 3        United Kingdom WH Darby 6 6 0 6  
 United Kingdom FL Rawson w/o        United Kingdom "Pollux" 5 5 6 3  
 United Kingdom G Montgomerie      United Kingdom FL Rawson 5 4 r
 United Kingdom "Pollux" 6 6 6        United Kingdom "Pollux" 6 6  
 United Kingdom J Wilkes 3 4 4          United Kingdom WH Darby 0 4 1
 United Kingdom JE Renshaw 6 6 6        United Kingdom RT Richardson 6 6 6
 United Kingdom G Horn 2 2 4      United Kingdom JE Renshaw 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom JC Maxwell Scott 6 1 6 6      United Kingdom JC Maxwell Scott 0 0 3  
 United Kingdom HB Porter 5 6 4 3        United Kingdom JE Renshaw 6 5 4 5  
 Republic of Ireland MG MacNamara 6 6 6        United Kingdom RT Richardson 2 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom W Taylor 2 4 1      Republic of Ireland MG MacNamara 2 1 2
 United Kingdom AH Cochran 0 1 2        United Kingdom RT Richardson 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom RT Richardson 6 6 6    

Section 4[edit]

  • RT Richardson received a bye to the All Comers Final.[2]

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.

External links[edit]

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