1895 Wimbledon Championships

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1895 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   July 8 – July 15 [1]
Edition:   19th
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 Charlotte Cooper [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
 < 1894 1896 > 

The 1895 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 8 July until 15 July. It was the 19th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1895.[5] There were 18 competitors for the men's singles title.[5] The meeting recorded its only loss, of 33 pounds, despite its first visit from royalty, Princess Stephanie of Belgium, Crown Princess of Austria.[5]

Champions[edit]

Gentlemen's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Wilfred Baddeley defeated United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Wilberforce Eaves 4–6, 2–6, 8–6, 6–2, 6–3 [2]

Ladies' Singles[edit]

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Charlotte Cooper defeated United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Helen Jackson 7–5, 8–6 [3]

Gentlemen's Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Wilfred Baddeley / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Herbert Baddeley defeated United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Ernest Lewis / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Wilberforce Eaves 8–6, 5–7, 6–4, 6–3 [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 2011-02-23. 
  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)

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1894 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1895 U.S. National Championships