1904 Wimbledon Championships

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1904 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   June 20 – June 29 [1]
Edition:   28th
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Worple Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
United Kingdom Lawrence Doherty [2]
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Dorothea Douglass [3]
Men's Doubles
United Kingdom Reginald Doherty / United Kingdom Lawrence Doherty [4]
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1903 1905 > 

The 1904 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 20 June until 29 June. It was the 28th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1904.[5] The entry for the men's singles rose to 62, beating the 1880 record of 60.[5] All ten courts (rather than Centre Court only) were 'dressed' with a surround of canvas 3 feet high.[5] The balls and equipment were provided by Slazenger.[5]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Lawrence Doherty defeated United Kingdom Frank Riseley, 6–1, 7–5, 8–6 [2]

Women's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Dorothea Douglass defeated United Kingdom Charlotte Cooper Sterry 6–0, 6–3 [3]

Men's Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Reginald Doherty / United Kingdom Laurie Doherty defeated United Kingdom Sydney Smith / United Kingdom Frank Riseley, 6–1, 6–2, 6–4 [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. 
  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 d 100 Years of Wimbledon, by Lance Tingay (Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977)

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Preceded by
1903 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1904 U.S. National Championships