1888 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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1888 U.S. National Championships
Champion   United States Henry Slocum [1]
Runner-up   United States Richard Sears [1]
Final score   w/o
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
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WC Doubles      
U.S. National Championships
 < 1887 1889 > 

Henry Slocum defeated Howard Taylor 6-4, 6-1, 6-0 in the All Comers' Final of the 1888 U.S. Men's National Singles Championship. Henry Slocum won the Challenge Round as reigning champion Richard Sears did not defend his title. The event was held at the Newport Casino, R.I.[1]

Draw[edit]

Challenge round[edit]

  Challenge Round
                                 
   United States Richard Sears  
 United States Henry Slocum w/ o  

All Comers' finals[edit]

  Semifinals Finals
                                 
   United States Henry Slocum 6 6 6    
 United States Oliver Campbell 2 3 4    
   United States Henry Slocum 6 6 6
   United States Howard Taylor 4 1 0
 United States Philip Sears 7 4 2 2  
   United States Howard Taylor 5 6 6 6    

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
United States H Slocum 6 6 6
United States WH Barnes 2 0 0 United States H Slocum 6 6 6
United States J Clark 6 3 6 6 United States J Clark 2 3 2
FLV Hoppin 3 6 1 2 United States H Slocum 4 6 6 6
United States J Dwight 6 6 6 United States J Dwight 6 3 0 2
FW Taylor 0 1 2 United States J Dwight 6 6 6
United States E Tuttle w/ o United States E Tuttle 1 0 1
CF Stickney United States H Slocum 6 6 6
CP Wilbur 6 6 9 United States O Campbell 2 3 4
C Beatty 3 3 7 CP Wilbur 2 1 3
United States O Campbell 7 6 6 United States O Campbell 6 6 6
WD Waller 5 3 2 United States O Campbell 4 6 1 8 6
United States M Fielding 6 6 6 United States A Empie Wright 6 3 6 6 2
United States F Warren 1 2 3 United States M Fielding 6 2 1 1
United States A Empie Wright 6 6 6 United States A Empie Wright 2 6 6 6
J Brown 2 3 3

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
GW Lee 6 7 6
WR Weeden 4 5 2 GW Lee 6 0 4
United States PS Sears 6 6 6 United States PS Sears 8 6 6
United States WL Jennings 2 3 2 United States PS Sears 8 6 6
United States J Ryerson 8 6 3 6 United States J Ryerson 6 0 4
A Hubbard 6 3 6 0 United States J Ryerson 6 6 3 11
United States B Lamb 6 6 6 United States B Lamb 2 0 6 9
United States A Rives 1 2 1 United States PS Sears 7 4 2 2
United States H Taylor w/ o United States H Taylor 5 6 6 6
United States FA Kellogg United States H Taylor 6 6 6
United States RB Hale w/ o United States RB Hale 1 1 1
United States GM Brinley United States H Taylor 6 6 7
United States P Presbry 19 8 6 3 6 United States AL Williston 2 3 5
United States TS Tailer 21 6 1 6 4 United States P Presbry 6 4 4 4
United States AL Williston 6 6 7 3 6 United States AL Williston 2 6 6 6
United States VG Hall 4 8 5 6 2


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c History of Tennis by Bud Collins, New Chapter Press. 2010
  • Albiero, Alessandro; Carta, Andrea (2010). The Grand Slam Record Book Vol. 1. Monte Porzio Catone: Effepi Libri. p. 572. ISBN 978-88-6002-017-8.