1887 Wimbledon Championships – Gentlemen's Singles

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1887 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   United Kingdom Herbert Lawford[1]
Runner-up   United Kingdom William Renshaw[1]
Final score   walkover
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Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
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Wimbledon Championships
 < 1886 1888 > 

Herbert Lawford defeated Ernest Renshaw 6–2, 6–3, 2–6, 4–6, 6–4 in the All Comers Final, and then defeated the reigning champion William Renshaw by a walkover in the Challenge Round to win the 1887 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2] Renshaw was unable to play due to a tennis elbow.[3]

Main draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Draw[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Semifinals   Final
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland PB Lyon 6 6  
   United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland MG MacNamara 2 4 r      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland PB Lyon 3 2 8  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H Grove 6 6 6      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H Grove 6 6 10  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HWW Wilberforce 1 3 3        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H Grove 6 3 5 5  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HF Lawford 6 9 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HF Lawford 4 6 7 7  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H Barlow 0 7 3      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HF Lawford 7 6 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland O Milne 5 6 1 6 8      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland O Milne 5 0 3  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland EV Thompson 7 4 6 4 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HF Lawford 1 6 3 6 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland JE Renshaw 6 6 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland JE Renshaw 6 3 6 4 4
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland PB Lyon 1 0 0      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland JE Renshaw 7 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Ernest Lewis 6 6 6      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Ernest Lewis 5 2 4  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland FA Bowlby 2 2 1        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland JE Renshaw w/o
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland W Milne w/o        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland C Lacy Sweet  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland GA Montgomerie      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland W Milne 3 1 3
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland C Lacy Sweet 6 6 4 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland C Lacy Sweet 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland WC Taylor 2 2 6 1    

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)
  3. ^ "Lawn Tennis - 25 Years Ago - The All-England Championships". Sydney Morning Herald. 28 August 1912. p. 8. Retrieved 2 April 2012. 

External links[edit]

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