1888 Wimbledon Championships

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1888 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   July 9–16[1]
Edition:   12th
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Worple Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Ernest Renshaw[2]
Women's Singles
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Lottie Dod[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
 < 1887 1889 > 

The 1888 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 9 July until 16 July. It was the 12th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1888.[1]

Champions[edit]

Gentlemen's Singles[edit]

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

Ladies' Singles[edit]

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Lottie Dod defeated United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Blanche Bingley Hillyard, 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 Herbert Wilberforce / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Patrick Bowes-Lyon, 2–6, 1–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–3 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 100 years of Wimbledon by Lance Tingay (Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977)
  2. ^ a b "Grand Slam Tournaments - Wimbledon" (PDF). usta.com. United States Tennis Association. 
  3. ^ a b "Roll of Honour - Women's Singles". wimbledon.org. 
  4. ^ a b "Roll of Honour - Men's Doubles". wimbledon.org. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1887 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1888 U.S. National Championships