1896 Wimbledon Championships – Gentlemen's Singles

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1896 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   United Kingdom H. S. Mahony[1]
Runner-up   United Kingdom W. Baddeley[1]
Final score   6-2 6-8 5-7 8-6 6-3
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1895 1897 > 

Harold Mahony defeated Wilberforce Eaves 6-2, 6-2, 11-9 in the All Comers Final, and then defeated the reigning champion Wilfred Baddeley 6-2, 6-8, 5-7, 8-6, 6-3 in the Challenge Round to win the 1896 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Finals
             
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Harold Mahony 7 5 7 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Frank Riseley 5 7 5 3      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Harold Mahony 6 2 8 4 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Harold Nisbet 2 6 6 1 6      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Harold Nisbet 4 6 6 6 3  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland George Simond 6 4 4 6 3        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Harold Mahony 6 6 11
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Clement Cazalet 5 3 0        Australia Wilberforce Eaves 2 2 9
 Australia Wilberforce Eaves 7 6 6      Australia Wilberforce Eaves 6 6 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Herbert Baddeley 3 3 6 6 6      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Herbert Baddeley 4 3 4  
 United States William Larned 6 6 4 4 3  

Top Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland W Castle 6 6 3 6  
   United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland FW Payn 2 1 6 2      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland W Castle 1 9 4  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Reginald Doherty 3 7 1 6 2      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HS Mahony 6 11 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Harold Mahony 6 5 6 3 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HS Mahony 7 5 7 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Frank Riseley 6 6 7        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland FL Riseley 5 7 5 3  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland JM Flavelle 2 1 5      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland FL Riseley 8
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Arthur Riseley 6 6 6 6      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland AH Riseley 8 r  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Frederick Plaskett 2 8 1 1        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HS Mahony 6 2 8 4 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Harold Nisbet 6 6 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HA Nisbet 4 6 6 6 3
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Walter Bailey 1 3 2      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HA Nisbet 3 3 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Charles Dixon 3 3 2      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HAB Chapman 6 6 1 3 4  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HAB Chapman 6 6 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HA Nisbet 2 6 6 1 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland George Simond 6 3 2 7 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland GM Simond 6 4 4 6 3  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland George Greville 4 6 6 5 3      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland GM Simond 6 6 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Charles Allen 3 6 6 1 6      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland CG Allen 1 2 1  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland RB Scott 6 0 4 6 4  

Bottom Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Clement Cazalet 6 4 6 7  
   United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Laurence Doherty 4 6 4 5      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland CHL Cazalet 6 9 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland David Hawes 4 3 3      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland AE Foote 4 7 3  
 United States Arthur Foote 6 6 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland CHL Cazalet 5 3 0  
 Australia Wilberforce Eaves 5 6 6 6        Australia WV Eaves 7 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Arthur Gore 7 4 2 1      Australia WV Eaves 6 6 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Roy Allen 6 6 7      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland ER Allen 0 2 1  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Arthur Kirby 1 3 5        Australia WV Eaves 6 6 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Herbert Baddeley 6 6 4 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H Baddeley 4 3 4
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H Marley 2 2 6 2      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H Baddeley 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Alfred Crawley w/o      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland AE Crawley 2 2 2  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Manliff Goodbody        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H Baddeley 3 3 6 6 6
 United States William Larned 6 7 6        United States WA Larned 6 6 4 4 3  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Arthur Hallward 1 5 4      United States WA Larned 6 6 6
 bye        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland RB Hough 4 2 3  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Robert Hough    

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)

External links[edit]

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