1908 Wimbledon Championships

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1908 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   June 22 – July 3[1]
Edition:   32nd
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Worple Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Arthur Gore[2]
Women's Singles
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Charlotte Cooper Sterry[3]
Men's Doubles
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Josiah Ritchie / New Zealand Tony Wilding[4]
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1907 1909 > 

The 1908 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 22 June until 3 July. It was the 32nd staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1908.

Champions[edit]

Wimbledon final 1908, Gore vs Roper Barret

Men's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Arthur Gore defeated United Kingdom Herbert Roper Barrett 6–3, 6–2, 4–6, 3–6, 6–4

Women's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Charlotte Cooper Sterry defeated United Kingdom Agnes Morton 6–4, 6–4

Men's Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Josiah Ritchie / New Zealand Tony Wilding def. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Arthur Gore / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Herbert Roper Barrett, 6–1, 6–2, 1–6, 9–7 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  2. ^ "Grand Slam Tournaments – Wimbledon" (PDF). usta.com. United States Tennis Association. 
  3. ^ "Roll of Honour – Women's Singles". wimbledon.org. 
  4. ^ a b "Roll of Honour – Men's Doubles". wimbledon.org. 

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Preceded by
1908 Australasian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1908 U.S. National Championships