1908 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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1908 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Arthur Gore[1]
Runner-up   United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Herbert Roper-Barrett[1]
Final score   6–3, 6–2, 4–6, 3–6, 6–4
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1907 1909 > 

The champion of 1907 Norman Brookes did not defend his title.

Arthur Gore (GBR) defeated Herbert Roper-Barrett (GBR) 6–3, 6–2, 4–6, 3–6, 6–4 in the All-Comers final to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1908 Wimbledon Championships.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
   Belgium Willie De Warzee 4 6 4      
 Canada Robert Powell 6 8 6      
   Canada Robert Powell 8 4 2      
   United Kingdom Arthur Gore 10 6 6      
 United Kingdom Charles Dixon 8 3 6 0  
   United Kingdom Arthur Gore 10 6 3 6    
     United Kingdom Arthur Gore 6 6 4 3 6
   United Kingdom Herbert Roper-Barrett 3 2 6 6 4
   United Kingdom Walter Crawley 1 3 2      
 United Kingdom Josiah Ritchie 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Josiah Ritchie 3 1 6 1  
   United Kingdom Herbert Roper-Barrett 6 6 3 6    
 New Zealand Tony Wilding 6 4 4 0  
   United Kingdom Herbert Roper-Barrett 2 6 6 6    

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     United Kingdom Gordon-Smith 6 6 6      
     France Verde Delisle 1 4 3      
       United Kingdom Gordon-Smith 6 3 5 2    
       United States Grant 4 6 7 6    
     United States Grant 6 8 7 6  
     United Kingdom Ward 3 10 5 3    
       United States Grant 6 6 4 2 2
       Belgium De Warzee 3 4 6 6 6
     United Kingdom Pearce            
     United Kingdom Simond w/o          
       United Kingdom Pearce 3 3 2    
       Belgium De Warzee 6 6 6      
     Belgium De Warzee 6 2 6 9  
     South Africa Kitson 1 6 2 7    
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     Germany Rahe            
     United Kingdom Franklin w/o          
       Germany Rahe 2 7 1      
       United Kingdom Ball-Greene 6 9 6      
     United Kingdom Ball-Greene 6 6 3 6  
     United Kingdom Hotham 3 2 6 0    
       United Kingdom Ball-Greene 3 6      
       Canada Powell 6 8      
     Canada Powell 6 6 6      
     France De Lastours 0 2 2      
       Canada Powell 6 6 6    
       United Kingdom Tuckey 1 2 2      
     United Kingdom Tuckey 7 4 7 4 6
     United Kingdom Taylor 5 6 5 6 3  
 

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     United Kingdom Dixon 6 6 6      
     United Kingdom Goldberg 4 4 1      
       United Kingdom Dixon 6 6 6      
       United Kingdom Ridding 3 2 3      
     United Kingdom Ridding 6 6 6    
     Ireland Miley 3 3 2      
       United Kingdom Dixon 1 6 6 6  
       United Kingdom Caridia 6 3 3 3  
     United Kingdom Caridia 6 6 6      
     United Kingdom Haviland 1 2 2      
       United Kingdom Caridia 6 6 6    
       Canada Foulkes 1 2 1      
     Canada Foulkes 6 4 7 6  
     United Kingdom Andrews 3 6 5 0    
 

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     South Africa Richardson 6 6 1 2 6  
     United Kingdom Timmis 4 3 6 6 4  
       South Africa Richardson 2 4 0      
       United Kingdom Gore 6 6 6      
     United Kingdom Gore 6 6 7    
     United Kingdom Escombe 2 1 5      
       United Kingdom Gore 6 9 7    
       United Kingdom Powell 2 7 5    
     United Kingdom Powell 7 6 6      
 United Kingdom Davson 6 10 6          United Kingdom Davson 5 4 1      
 Germany Von Bissing 4 8 3            United Kingdom Powell 6 7 6    
 United Kingdom McNair 6 6 6            United Kingdom McNair 1 5 4      
 United Kingdom Wills 3 1 1          United Kingdom McNair 6 6 7    
 United Kingdom Warden 6 3 6 3 6      United Kingdom Warden 3 3 5      
 United Kingdom Cazalet 4 6 4 6 4  

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Pollard            
 Germany Froitzheim w/o              United Kingdom Pollard 6 7 6      
 United Kingdom Sawyer 2 6 7 6 6      United Kingdom Sawyer 0 5 1      
 United Kingdom Bryant 6 2 9 4 3        United Kingdom Pollard 6 4 1 1    
 United Kingdom Wilson-Fox 11 6 6            United Kingdom Crawley 1 6 6 6    
 India Singh 9 2 4          United Kingdom Wilson-Fox 0 2 0    
     United Kingdom Crawley 6 6 6      
       United Kingdom Crawley 6 6 6    
       United Kingdom Thomas 1 4 1    
     United Kingdom Prebble 6 6 6 0 6  
     United Kingdom Hicks 3 8 3 6 1  
       United Kingdom Prebble w/o        
       United Kingdom Thomas            
     United Kingdom Thomas 6 6 4 6  
     United Kingdom Flavelle 2 0 6 3    
 

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     United Kingdom Ritchie 6 1 6 6    
     South Africa Gauntlett 3 6 2 4    
       United Kingdom Ritchie 6 6 6      
       United Kingdom Price 2 0 2      
     United Kingdom Price 6 3 7 6  
     United Kingdom Watts 1 6 5 4    
       United Kingdom Ritchie 7 6 3    
       United Kingdom Eaves 5 3 1 r.  
     United Kingdom Stoward 6 2 5 6 6  
     United Kingdom Kitching 2 6 7 4 0  
       United Kingdom Stoward 1 2 6    
       United Kingdom Eaves 6 6 8      
     United Kingdom Eaves 6 6 6    
     United Kingdom Yatman 1 1 3      
 

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     United Kingdom Mavrogordato 6 6 6      
     United Kingdom Pritchett 1 2 2      
       United Kingdom Mavrogordato 0 3 3      
       New Zealand Wilding 6 6 6      
     New Zealand Wilding 3 6 6 7  
     Germany Kreuzer 6 0 2 5    
       New Zealand Wilding 6 6 6    
       United Kingdom Pearson 1 1 1    
     United Kingdom Hall 6 6 5 6    
     United Kingdom Rhodes 3 3 7 3    
       United Kingdom Hall 1 4 2    
       United Kingdom Pearson 6 6 6      
     United Kingdom Pearson 9 6 3 6 6
     United Kingdom Beamish 11 1 6 4 3  
 

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     France Germot            
     United Kingdom Lowe w/o          
       France Germot w/o          
       United Kingdom Lowe            
     United Kingdom Lowe 6 4 4 8 6
     United Kingdom Milburn 2 6 6 6 1  
       United Kingdom Lowe 7 1 3    
       United Kingdom Roper-Barrett 9 6 6    
     United Kingdom Andrews 3 2 4      
     United Kingdom Roper-Barrett 6 6 6      
       United Kingdom Roper-Barrett 6 6 6    
       Ireland Toler 0 0 1      
                  
                    
 

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tingay, Lance (1977). 100 Years of Wimbledon. Enfield [Eng.]: Guinness Superlatives. ISBN 0900424710. 

External links[edit]

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