1886 Wimbledon Championships

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1886 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   July 3–17[1]
Edition:   10th
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Worple Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland William Renshaw[2]
Women's Singles
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Blanche Bingley[3]
Men's Doubles
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland William Renshaw / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Ernest Renshaw[4]
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1885 1887 > 

The 1886 Wimbledon Championships took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The tournament ran from 3 July until 17 July. It was the 10th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1886.[5] Henry Jones retired as referee after nine years, and was replaced by Julian Marshall.[5]

Champions[edit]

Gentlemen's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland William Renshaw defeated United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Herbert Lawford, 6–0, 5–7, 6–3, 6–4.[2]

Ladies' Singles[edit]

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Blanche Bingley defeated United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Maud Watson, 6–3, 6–3.[3]

Gentlemen's Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland William Renshaw / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Ernest Renshaw defeated United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Claude Farrer / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Arthur Stanley, 6–3, 6–3, 4–6, 7–5.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  2. ^ a b "Grand Slam Tournaments - Wimbledon" (PDF). usta.com. United States Tennis Association. Retrieved 2011-01-15. 
  3. ^ a b "Roll of Honour - Women's Singles". wimbledon.org. Retrieved 2011-01-15. 
  4. ^ a b "Roll of Honour - Men's Doubles". wimbledon.org. Retrieved 2011-01-15. 
  5. ^ a b 100 Years of Wimbledon, by Lance Tingay (Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977)

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1885 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1886 U.S. National Championships