1923 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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1923 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   United States Bill Johnston[1]
Runner-up   United States Frank Hunter[1]
Final score   6–0, 6–3, 6–1
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
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Wimbledon Championships
 < 1922 1924 > 

Bill Johnston (USA) defeated Frank Hunter (USA) 6–0, 6–3, 6–1 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1923 Wimbledon Championships. The field consisted of 133 players and a preliminary round of five matches was held to bring the total down to a 128 men draw.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
   Republic of Ireland Cecil Campbell 1 7 2 2    
 United States Bill Johnston 6 5 6 6    
   United States Bill Johnston 6 6 6      
   South Africa Brian Norton 4 2 4      
 South Africa Brian Norton 7 6 6    
   United Kingdom Max Woosnam 5 3 2      
     United States Bill Johnston 6 6 6    
   United States Frank Hunter 0 3 1    
   United Kingdom D.M. Evans 2 6 5      
 United Kingdom Gordon Lowe 6 8 7      
 United Kingdom Gordon Lowe 3 5 4    
   United States Frank Hunter 6 7 6      
 United States Frank Hunter 3 4 6 6 6
   Spain Manuel de Gomar 6 6 1 3 2  

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 France Lacoste 4 0 2    
 Poland D.S. Menda 6 6 6        France Lacoste 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom McCormick                United Kingdom Dash 1 3 4      
 United Kingdom Dash                  France Lacoste 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Davin 6 6 4 6        United Kingdom Davson 2 2 0      
 United Kingdom Scovel 2 4 6 3      United Kingdom Davin 6 2 5    
 United Kingdom Davson 6 6 3 2 9      United Kingdom Davson 8 6 7      
 Switzerland Fisher 4 4 6 6 7        France Lacoste 6 6 3 2 3
 United Kingdom Chase 1 2 4        Republic of Ireland Campbell 1 3 6 6 6
 India Hadi 6 6 6      India Hadi 1 6 6 3 5  
 United Kingdom Hotham 3 0 2      United Kingdom Macpherson 6 2 3 6 7  
 United Kingdom Macpherson 6 6 6        United Kingdom Macpherson 3 1 4    
 Republic of Ireland Campbell w o            Republic of Ireland Campbell 6 6 6      
 New Zealand Quill          Republic of Ireland Campbell 7 6 8
 South Africa Sherwell 7 6 6          South Africa Sherwell 5 1 6  
 United Kingdom Scovell 5 3 2      

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Willford 2 3 6 3    
 United Kingdom Stoddart 6 6 1 1 r.      United Kingdom Willford 3 3 2    
 France Brugnon 6 6 6          France Brugnon 6 6 6  
 Australia Henty 4 4 3            France Brugnon 4 1 2      
 Argentina Robson 0 1 2            United States Richards 6 6 6      
 India Jacob 6 6 6          India Jacob 2 3 6    
 Belgium Washer 1 3 2          United States Richards 6 6 8      
 United States Richards 6 6 6            United States Richards 4 3 5    
 United Kingdom Fox 2 7 6            United States Johnston 6 6 7    
 United Kingdom Radcliffe 6 5 4          United Kingdom Fox 1 4 6      
 United Kingdom Millard 5 6 4 5        South Africa Spence 6 6 8      
 South Africa Spence 7 2 6 7          South Africa Spence 0 1 4    
 United Kingdom Watson 5 6 7 4 r.        United States Johnston 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Crawford 7 3 5 1        United Kingdom Watson 1 2 7    
 United Kingdom Higgs 4 2 1          United States Johnston 6 6 9      
 United States Johnston 6 6 6      

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Latchford 1 3 1    
 United Kingdom Wheatley 6 6 6      United Kingdom Wheatley 6 9 6      
 United Kingdom Milford 6 7 6          United Kingdom Milford 3 7 4      
 United States Carleton 2 5 1            United Kingdom Wheatley 6 6 2      
 United Kingdom Ritchie 2 4 3            South Africa Norton 3 8 6      
 South Africa Norton 6 6 6          South Africa Norton 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Wilkinson 3 2 6 2        United Kingdom Penman 0 3 1      
 United Kingdom Penman 6 6 2 '6          South Africa Norton 6 7 6  
 United Kingdom Grounsell 6 2 4            France Borotra 3 5 3  
 United Kingdom Stowe 3 6 6          United Kingdom Stowe 2 3 2      
 United Kingdom Owen 0 2 2        United Kingdom Crawley 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Crawley 6 6 6          United Kingdom Crawley 6 2 6 5 0
 United Kingdom Fussell 6 6 6        France Borotra 3 6 3 7 6  
 United Kingdom Marsden 4 3 2        United Kingdom Fussell 3 5 6  
 France Borotra 6 6 9          France Borotra 6 6 8    
 United Kingdom Legg 4 1 7      

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Belgrave 3 4 4    
 United Kingdom Mayes 6 6 6      United Kingdom Mayes 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Bisseker 2 5 4          New Zealand Fisher 2 2 0      
 New Zealand Fisher 6 7 6            United Kingdom Mayes 6 6 6      
 Argentina Caminos w o            United Kingdom Baines 1 4 3      
 United States Van Ryn          Argentina Caminos 4 4 4    
 Australia Browne 7 1 2 0        United Kingdom Baines 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Baines 5 6 6 6          United Kingdom Mayes 4 6 1    
 United Kingdom Mavrogordato 6 6 6        United Kingdom Woosnam 6 8 6    
 Australia Sayers 3 3 1      United Kingdom Mavrogordato            
 Republic of Ireland Price 0 2 3        United Kingdom Woosnam 7 1 3 8    
 United Kingdom Woosnam 6 6 6          United Kingdom Woosnam 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Aitken 6 6 6        United Kingdom Hillyard 4 3 3      
 United Kingdom Alderson [a] 2 3 0        United Kingdom Aitken 5 5 2  
 United Kingdom Brierley [a] 1 2 4        United Kingdom Hillyard 7 7 6    
 United Kingdom Hillyard [a] 6 6 6    

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Bell [a] 9 7 6      
 United Kingdom Dean [a] 7 5 3          United Kingdom Bell 6 5 3 3    
 United Kingdom Moss 4 6 2          Denmark Larsen 4 7 6 6    
 Denmark Larsen 6 8 6            Denmark Larsen 4 4 1      
 United Kingdom Masterman 6 6 6            United Kingdom Masterman 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Standring 2 0 1          United Kingdom Masterman 4 6 1 6 6
 United Kingdom Philpotts 1 0 0          Sweden Von Braun 6 4 6 0 3  
 Sweden Von Braun 6 6 6            United Kingdom Masterman 7 0 1 7 7
 United Kingdom Drew 6 2 4 4          United Kingdom Evans 5 6 6 5 9
 United Kingdom Kingsley 4 6 6 6        United Kingdom Kingsley 3 2 8 8 1  
 India Fyzee 6 4 2 3        United Kingdom Evans 6 6 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom Evans 2 6 6 6          United Kingdom Evans 7 6 4 6  
 India Rutnam 7 6 3 6          United Kingdom Dudley 5 3 6 4    
 India Deane 5 1 6 3        India Rutnam 4 7 4    
 United Kingdom Field 2 5 6 6 4      United Kingdom Dudley 6 9 6      
 United Kingdom Dudley 6 7 2 4 6  

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 Australia Yencken 6 0 3 5    
 United Kingdom Poland 1 6 6 7        United Kingdom Poland 4 7 3      
 United Kingdom Godfree 1 6 0 6 9      United Kingdom Godfree 6 9 6      
 Romania Mişu 6 4 6 2 7        United Kingdom Godfree 4 5 1      
 United Kingdom Cazalet 3 6 1 6 3        United Kingdom Berger 6 7 6      
 United Kingdom Berger 6 3 6 1 6      United Kingdom Berger 6 6 3 4 8
 United Kingdom Portlock 5 3 6 6 1      United States Kramet 1 2 6 6 6  
 United States Kramet 7 6 4 3 6        United Kingdom Berger 4 6 1 6  
 United Kingdom Crosbie 0 7 2            United Kingdom Lowe 6 3 6 8  
 United Kingdom Gilbert 6 9 6          United Kingdom Gilbert 5 4 6      
 United Kingdom Lowe 6 6 6          United Kingdom Lowe 7 6 8      
 United Kingdom Watts 3 2 0            United Kingdom Lowe 6 8 3 6  
 United Kingdom Temple 6 6 6            Australia Lycett 1 6 6 3    
 United Kingdom Simons 3 0 3          United Kingdom Temple 4 4 2    
 Australia Lycett 6 6 1 6        Australia Lycett 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Williams 3 1 6 1    

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Crawshay-Williams 6 3 12 1 4  
 United Kingdom Burr 4 6 10 6 6      United Kingdom Burr 7 0 1 3    
 Spain Flaquer 5 4 1          United States Hunter 5 6 6 6    
 United States Hunter 7 6 6            United States Hunter 8 6 7      
 Argentina Boyd 0 0 0            India Fyzee 6 3 5      
 India Fyzee 6 6 6          India Fyzee 6 6 1 6  
 United Kingdom Dixon 3 2            France Feret 3 3 6 4    
 France Feret 6 6              United States Hunter 9 6 8    
 France Gentien 8 4 0            United Kingdom Dicks 7 4 6    
 United Kingdom Dicks 10 6 6            United Kingdom Dicks 6 6 6 1 9  
 Australia Heath 6 5 2 3        United Kingdom Davson 8 3 2 6 7  
 United Kingdom Davson 1 7 6 6          United Kingdom Dicks 7 6 7    
 United Kingdom Carless 1 6 6 6          United Kingdom Carless 5 4 5      
 United Kingdom Turnbull 6 3 4 1        United Kingdom Carless 6 6 3 5 6
 United Kingdom Blair 6 5 10 1 3      United Kingdom Stoker 0 0 6 7 2  
 United Kingdom Stoker 2 7 8 6 6  

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Tindell-Green 9 6 6      
 United Kingdom Helmore 7 1 3          United Kingdom Tindell-Green 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom McIlquham 3 4 4          United Kingdom Swinden 4 0 4      
 United Kingdom Swinden 6 6 6            United Kingdom Tindell-Green 6 4 2      
 Spain De Gomar 4 6 6 6          Spain De Gomar 8 6 6      
 United Kingdom Bevan 6 2 2 3        Spain De Gomar 6 6 7    
 United Kingdom Ingram 6 3 6 3 7      United Kingdom Ingram 4 4 5      
 United Kingdom Golding 1 6 1 6 5        Spain De Gomar 4 6 6 6
 United Kingdom Greig 6 6 6            United Kingdom Greig 6 0 1 4
 United Kingdom Thomas 4 4 2          United Kingdom Greig 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Taylor 6 2 6 6 6      United Kingdom Taylor 4 2 4      
 United Kingdom Branfoot 3 6 8 1 4        United Kingdom Greig 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Roupell 6 7 6            United Kingdom Luck 1 4 3      
 United Kingdom Bernard 0 5 2          United Kingdom Roupell 6 2 6 4 3
 United Kingdom Hick 3 4 5          United Kingdom Luck 3 6 4 6 6  
 United Kingdom Luck 6 6 7      

Preliminary round[edit]

United Kingdom AldersonUnited Kingdom Anderson w/o

United Kingdom BrierleyUnited Kingdom Lester 6–4, 6–5

United Kingdom HillyardArgentina Villegas 6–3, 6–2, 7–5

United Kingdom BellUnited Kingdom Lahey-Bean 6–0, 6–2, 6–2

United Kingdom DeanUnited Kingdom Lyle w/o

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Played and won a preliminary round to qualify for the first round

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. p. 290. ISBN 0007117078. 

External links[edit]

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