1898 Wimbledon Championships – Gentlemen's Singles

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1898 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   United Kingdom Reginald Doherty[1]
Runner-up   United Kingdom Laurie Doherty[1]
Final score   6-3 6-3 2-6 5-7 6-1
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
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Wimbledon Championships
 < 1897 1899 > 

Laurence Doherty defeated Harold Mahony 6-1, 6-2, 4-6, 2-6, 14-12 in the All Comers Final, and then the reigning champion Reginald Doherty defeated Laurence Doherty 6-3, 6-3, 2-6, 5-7, 6-1 in the Challenge Round to win the 1898 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Finals
             
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Major Ritchie 2 6 3 2  
 United States Clarence Hobart 6 3 6 6      United States Clarence Hobart 1 4 3  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Laurie Doherty 6 6 3 6      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Laurence Doherty 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland J. M. Flavelle 2 3 6 0        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Laurence Doherty 6 6 4 2 14
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Arthur Gore 4 6 4 6 7        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Harold Mahony 1 2 6 6 12
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Sidney Smith 6 0 6 3 5      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Arthur Gore 2 6 6 2 4
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Harold Mahony 6 6 6      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Harold Mahony 6 3 4 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland George Simond 2 4 4  

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Major Ritchie  
   bye      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland MJG Ritchie 2 6 6 8 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Harry Barlow      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HS Barlow 6 2 8 6 1  
 bye        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland MJG Ritchie 6 6 7  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland J Johnstone        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland RB Hough 1 4 5  
 bye      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland J Johnstone 5 0 5
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Robert Hough      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland RB Hough 7 6 7  
 bye        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland MJG Ritchie 2 6 3 2
 United States Clarence Hobart        United States C Hobart 6 3 6 6
 bye      United States C Hobart 9 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland GL Evered      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland GE Evered 7 1 3  
 bye        United States C Hobart 6 4 6 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland FW Payn        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland FW Payn 1 6 3 3  
 bye      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland FW Payn 3 6 6 3 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland LT Ball      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland LT Ball 6 4 4 6 4  
 bye  

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H Roper Barrett  
   bye      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HR Barrett 4 6 3 6 9  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland George Caridia      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland GA Caridia 6 2 6 4 7  
 bye        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HR Barrett 1 4 1  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Laurie Doherty        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HL Doherty 6 6 6  
 bye      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HL Doherty 6 6 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland George Hillyard      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland GW Hillyard 1 3 1  
 bye        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HL Doherty 6 6 3 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland JM Flavelle        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland JM Flavelle 2 3 6 0
 bye      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland JM Flavelle 6 4 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Alan Pearson 1 6 6 6      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland AC Pearson 3 6 4 3  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland JH Hechle 6 0 0 4        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland JM Flavelle 7 6 6 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland MRL White 7 1 6 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland MRL White 9 4 1 4  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland AJB Norris 5 6 0 0      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland MRL White 3 6 6 4 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland E Stanley 7 6 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland E Stanley 6 4 3 6 2  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Alexander Mackay 5 2 4    

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland AW Gore w/o  
   United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland John Boucher      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland AW Gore 9 0 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Harold Nisbet 7 6 8      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HA Nisbet 7 6 1 4  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Frederick Plaskitt 5 4 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland AW Gore 4 6 8 12  
 bye        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland TGP Greville 6 4 6 10  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland George Greville      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland TGP Greville 6 6 6
 bye      United States WC Grant 1 0 1  
 United States Wylie Grant        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland AW Gore 4 6 4 6 7
 bye        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland SH Smith 6 0 6 3 5
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Sidney Smith      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland SH Smith w/o  
 bye      Australia WV Eaves  
 Australia Wilberforce Eaves        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland SH Smith 6 6 6
 bye        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland DM Hawes 1 2 2  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland David Hawes      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland DM Hawes 6 4 12 7
 bye      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland GR Mewburn 3 6 10 5  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland George Mewburn  

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 bye  
   United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Harold Mahony      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HS Mahony 6 6 6  
 bye      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland S Baddeley 3 3 2  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland S Baddeley        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HS Mahony 6 6 6 6  
 bye        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland PG Pearson 4 3 8 1  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland PG Pearson      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland PG Pearson 6 6 6
 bye      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland RF Leslie 1 2 1  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland RF Leslie        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HS Mahony 6 6 6
 bye        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland GM Simond 2 4 4
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Oswald Milne      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland O Milne w/o  
 bye      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HAB Chapman  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HAB Chapman        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland O Milne 2 4 1
 bye        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland GM Simond 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland George Simond      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland GM Simond 9 3 6 12
 bye        United States JP Paret 7 6 3 10  
 United States J. Parmly Paret    

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