1909 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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1909 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Arthur Gore[1]
Runner-up   United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Josiah Ritchie[1]
Final score   6–8, 1–6, 6–2, 6–2, 6–2
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1908 1910 > 

Arthur Gore (defender of the 1908 title) defeated Josiah Ritchie (winner of the all-comers tournament) 6–8, 1–6, 6–2, 6–2, 6–2 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles title at the 1909 Wimbledon Championships. Arthur Gore was the oldest winner of the title at 41 years and 182 days.[2]

Draw (All-Comers)[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
   United Kingdom Theodore Mavrogordato 6 9 2 4 6  
 United Kingdom George Caridia 1 7 6 6 4  
   United Kingdom Theodore Mavrogordato 6 3 3 2    
   United Kingdom Josiah Ritchie 3 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Charles Dixon 10 1 1 4  
   United Kingdom Josiah Ritchie 8 6 6 6    
     United Kingdom Josiah Ritchie 6 6 4 6  
   United Kingdom Herbert Roper-Barrett 2 3 6 4  
   United Kingdom Lionel Escombe 6 5 9      
 United Kingdom Herbert Roper-Barrett 4 7 11      
 United Kingdom Herbert Roper-Barrett 6 6 6 7  
   Germany Friedrich-Wilhelm Rahe 4 2 8 5    
 United Kingdom Gordon Lowe 10 0 4    
   Germany Friedrich-Wilhelm Rahe 12 6 6      

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     United Kingdom Thomas 4 6 6 7    
     India Singh 6 2 2 5    
       United Kingdom Thomas 7 6 3 6    
       Belgium Watson 5 3 6 3    
     Belgium Watson 7 6 6    
     United Kingdom Ingram 5 4 4      
       United Kingdom Thomas 5 4 4    
       United Kingdom Mavrogordato 7 6 6    
     United Kingdom Rhodes 9 6 6      
     United Kingdom Gurney 7 0 3      
       United Kingdom Rhodes 0 0 1    
       United Kingdom Mavrogordato 6 6 6      
     United Kingdom Mavrogordato 6 6 6    
     United Kingdom Ennis 0 4 0      
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     United Kingdom Tuckey            
     United Kingdom Hall w/o          
       United Kingdom Tuckey 6 2 1 6 3  
       United Kingdom Kitching 2 6 6 2 6  
     United Kingdom Kitching 5 6 6 6  
     Australia Poidevin 7 2 4 4    
       United Kingdom Kitching 1 3 2    
       United Kingdom Caridia 6 6 6    
     United Kingdom Caridia 6 6 8      
     United Kingdom Crawley 0 4 6      
       United Kingdom Caridia 4 6 6 6  
       United Kingdom Eaves 6 3 1 2    
     United Kingdom Eaves 6 6      
     United Kingdom Cazalet 4 3        
 

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     United Kingdom Dixon 6 6 4 6    
     Belgium De Warzee 2 2 6 4    
       United Kingdom Dixon 9 6 6 6    
       United Kingdom Ward 7 1 8 0    
     United Kingdom Ward 6 6 7    
     United Kingdom Watts 2 4 5      
       United Kingdom Dixon 11 6 6    
       United Kingdom Goldberg 9 3 3    
     Belgium Storms w/o          
 New Zealand Quill 11 7 6          New Zealand Quill            
 United Kingdom Hotham 9 5 4            New Zealand Quill 2 6 0 4  
 United Kingdom Goldberg 7 6 6            United Kingdom Goldberg 6 1 6 6    
 United Kingdom Milburn 5 1 0          United Kingdom Goldberg 6 4 6 6  
 Argentina Knight 6 1 6 6        Argentina Knight 3 6 0 3    
 United Kingdom Nolan 4 6 2 1    

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 Australia Doust 4 6 10 6    
 Germany Von Bissing 6 2 8 2        Australia Doust 6 6 7      
 Argentina Knight                Argentina Knight 2 2 5      
 United Kingdom Lane w/o                Australia Doust 5 3 5      
 United Kingdom Ritchie 6 6 6            United Kingdom Ritchie 7 6 7      
 United Kingdom Routledge 1 1 2          United Kingdom Ritchie 0 6 6 6  
 New Zealand Parker 6 6 6          New Zealand Parker 6 2 3 3    
 United Kingdom Fellowes 1 3 3            United Kingdom Ritchie 6 6 2    
 United Kingdom Wilson-Fox                  United Kingdom Davson 2 2 0 r.  
 United Kingdom Prebble w/o              United Kingdom Wilson-Fox 2 2 5      
 United Kingdom Davson 7 6 5 6        United Kingdom Davson 6 6 7      
 United Kingdom Hopson 5 3 7 2          United Kingdom Davson 8 2 4    
 United Kingdom Gordon-Smith 6 6 6            United Kingdom Flavelle 6 6 2 r.    
 United Kingdom Adams 1 1 0          United Kingdom Gordon-Smith 2 0 0    
 United Kingdom Flavelle 4 6 11 5 6      United Kingdom Flavelle 6 6 6      
 South Africa Quennessen 6 2 9 7 0  

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Blew            
 United Kingdom Gwynne-Evans w/o              United Kingdom Blew 2 6 6 3    
 United Kingdom Ridding 6 7 6          United Kingdom Ridding 6 3 8 6    
 United Kingdom Simond 1 5 4            United Kingdom Ridding 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Franklin 4 4 6 8 6        United Kingdom Franklin 1 1 1      
 United Kingdom Wills 6 6 4 6 3      United Kingdom Franklin 3 3 6 6 6
 United Kingdom Coulson 6 7 4 6        United Kingdom Coulson 6 6 3 4 1  
 Netherlands Blom 3 5 6 3          United Kingdom Ridding 3 6 6 4 3
 United Kingdom Timmis 6 7 5 6          United Kingdom Escombe 6 4 3 6 6
 United Kingdom Dudley 0 5 7 3        United Kingdom Timmis 6 6 3 8    
 United Kingdom Walker 6 6 6          United Kingdom Walker 1 1 6 6    
 United Kingdom Bidlake 4 1 4            United Kingdom Timmis 4 2 3    
 Belgium Trasenster 6 7 6            United Kingdom Escombe 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Yatman 3 5 3          Belgium Trasenster 6 3 0 4  
 United Kingdom Escombe 6 6 6          United Kingdom Escombe 3 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Hawes 0 0 2      

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 Ireland Parke 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Hendriks 2 0 2          Ireland Parke 3 2 4      
 United Kingdom Roper-Barrett 6 6 6          United Kingdom Roper-Barrett 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Powell 1 1 1            United Kingdom Roper-Barrett 6 6 6      
       United Kingdom Watt 1 1 1      
     United Kingdom Watt 6 6 8    
     United Kingdom Allen 2 4 6      
       United Kingdom Roper-Barrett 6 5 6 6  
       United States Rhodes 3 7 3 1  
     United Kingdom Andrews 6 6 6      
     United Kingdom Hillyard 3 3 3      
       United Kingdom Andrews 2 4 1    
       United States Rhodes 6 6 6      
     United States Rhodes 4 6 6 6  
     United Kingdom Pollard 6 1 3 2    
 

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     United Kingdom Lowe 6 6 8      
     United Kingdom Taylor 2 2 6      
       United Kingdom Lowe 6 2 3 2    
       United Kingdom Lowe 3 6 6 6    
     United Kingdom Lowe 6 6 6    
     United Kingdom Prinsep 4 4 3      
       United Kingdom Lowe 0 6 6 1 6
       United Kingdom Beamish 6 3 4 6 3
     United Kingdom Barnes 6 6 6      
     United Kingdom Brunton 4 3 3      
       United Kingdom Barnes 6 0 4 5  
       United Kingdom Beamish 3 6 6 7    
     United Kingdom Beamish 6        
     United Kingdom Butler 2          
 

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     United Kingdom Powell 6 6 6      
     Canada Powell 1 3 4      
       United Kingdom Powell 3 6 6 6    
       Belgium De Borman 6 1 1 3    
     Belgium De Borman 6 9 0 7  
     United Kingdom Fowler 1 7 6 5    
       United Kingdom Powell 3 6 6 3 3
       Germany Rahe 6 3 0 6 6
     Germany Rahe 4 6 6 8    
     United Kingdom Haydon 6 1 4 6    
       Germany Rahe 6 6 6    
       United Kingdom Robinson 1 2 2      
     United Kingdom Robinson 9 3 6 8  
     United Kingdom McNair 7 6 0 6    
 

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tingay, Lance (1977). 100 Years of Wimbledon. Enfield [Eng.]: Guinness Superlatives. ISBN 0900424710. 
  2. ^ Little, Alan (2001). 2010 Wimbledon Compendium. Wimbledon, London: All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. p. 14. ISBN 1899039333. 

External links[edit]

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