1891 Wimbledon Championships

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1891 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   June 29–July 9[1]
Edition:   15th
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Worple Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Wilfred Baddeley[2]
Women's Singles
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Lottie Dod[3]
Men's Doubles
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Wilfred Baddeley / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Herbert Baddeley[4]
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1890 1892 > 

The 1891 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 29 June until 9 July. It was the 15th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1891.[5] There were 22 competitors for the men's singles.[5] Wilfred Baddeley was 19 years, 5 months and 23 days old when he won the men's singles final on July 4.[5] The ladies' singles and men's doubles were held after the men's singles had been completed.[1]

Champions[edit]

Gentlemen's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Wilfred Baddeley defeated United Kingdom Joshua Pim, 6–4, 1–6, 7–5, 6–0.[2]

Ladies' Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Lottie Dod defeated United Kingdom Blanche Bingley Hillyard, 6–2, 6–1.[3]

Gentlemen's Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Wilfred Baddeley / United Kingdom Herbert Baddeley defeated United Kingdom Joshua Pim / United Kingdom Frank Stoker, 6–1, 6–3, 1–6, 6–2.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 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. 
  3. ^ a b "Roll of Honour - Women's Singles". wimbledon.org. 
  4. ^ a b "Roll of Honour - Men's Doubles". wimbledon.org. 
  5. ^ a b c 100 Years of Wimbledon, by Lance Tingay (Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977)

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Preceded by
1890 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1891 U.S. National Championships