1885 Wimbledon Championships – Gentlemen's Singles

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1885 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland William Renshaw[1]
Runner-up   United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Herbert Lawford[1]
Final score   7–5, 6–2, 4–6, 7–5
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
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Wimbledon Championships
 < 1884 1886 > 

Herbert Lawford defeated Ernest Renshaw 5–7, 6–1, 0–6, 6–2, 6–4 in the All Comers Final, but the reigning champion William Renshaw defeated Herbert Lawford 7–5, 6–2, 4–6, 7–5 in the Challenge Round to win the 1885 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Finals
             
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H Chipp 4 4 5  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Ernest Renshaw 6 6 7      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Ernest Renshaw 6 8 2 5 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland M. G. MacNamara 1 5 2      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland E de SH Browne 4 6 6 7 4  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland E de SH Browne 6 7 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Ernest Renshaw 7 1 6 2 4
 United States James Dwight 6 6 6          United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Herbert Lawford 5 6 0 6 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland AJ Stanley 3 3 4        United States James Dwight 2 2 3    
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Herbert Lawford 6 7 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Herbert Lawford 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland PB Lyon 2 5 3    

Top Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
 
     United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H Chipp 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland W Milne 8 2 6 7      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland W Milne 3 1 4  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland O Milne 6 6 3 5        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H Chipp 4 4 5  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland JE Renshaw 6 2 4 8 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland JE Renshaw 6 6 7  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland D Stewart 1 6 6 6 4      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland JE Renshaw 6 6 6
     United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland GP Triscott 2 0 1  
       United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland JE Renshaw 6 8 2 5 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland MG MacNamara 6 6 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland E de SH Browne 4 6 6 7 4
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland JC Rogers 0 3 2      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland MG MacNamara 6 6 6  
     United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland EG Meers 3 1 4  
       United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland MG MacNamara 1 5 2
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland E de SH Browne 6 6 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland E de SH Browne 6 7 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland G Kerr 1 1 3      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland E de SH Browne 6 2 6 7
     United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Ernest Lewis 1 6 4 5  
 

Bottom Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
 United States J Dwight 6 6 6  
   United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland E Cotton 4 2 3      United States J Dwight 6 6 6  
     United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland AA Thomson 1 0 1  
       United States J Dwight 6 6 6  
       United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland AJ Stanley 3 3 4  
     United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland AJ Stanley 4 6 6 6 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland GA Montgomerie 7 6 2 2 6      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland GA Montgomerie 6 3 8 0 0  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland W Taylor 5 4 6 6 4        United States J Dwight 2 2 3
       United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HF Lawford 6 6 6
     United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HF Lawford 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H Grove 6 6 6      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H Grove 3 2 1  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland GN Stenhouse 4 0 0        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HF Lawford 6 7 6
       United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland PB Lyon 2 5 3  
     United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland PB Lyon 6 6 3 8
     United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland CHA Ross 2 1 6 6  
 

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 100 Years of Wimbledon by Lance Tingay, Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977
  2. ^ 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