1927 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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1927 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   France Henri Cochet[1]
Runner-up   France Jean Borotra[1]
Final score   4–6, 4–6, 6–3, 6–4, 7–5
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1926 1928 > 

Henri Cochet (FRA) defeated Jean Borotra (FRA) 4–6, 4–6, 6–3, 6–4, 7–5 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1927 Wimbledon Championships. Cochet became the first player to win three consecutive Grand Slam matches from two sets down, a record that was not matched until Tommy Robredo did the same at the French Open in 2013.[2]

Sidney Wood became the youngest competitor in the Men's Singles at Wimbledon at 15 years 231 days when René Lacoste beat him 6–1 6–3 6–1 in the first round.[3]

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Henri Cochet is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. France René Lacoste (Semifinalist)
  2. United States Bill Tilden (Semifinalist)
  3. France Jean Borotra (Finalist)
  4. France Henri Cochet (Champion)
  5. Japan Takeichi Harada (First round)
  6. South Africa Louis Raymond (Second round)
  7. France Jacques Brugnon (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Czechoslovakia Jan Koželuh (Quarterfinalist)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
   Netherlands Hendrik Timmer 1 6 3 0    
3  France Jean Borotra 6 3 6 6    
  3  France Jean Borotra 6 6 1 1 6  
  1  France René Lacoste 4 3 6 6 2  
8  Czechoslovakia Jan Koželuh 4 3 4    
  1  France René Lacoste 6 6 6      
    3  France Jean Borotra 6 6 3 4 5
  4  France Henri Cochet 4 4 6 6 7
   United States Frank Hunter 6 6 2 2 3  
4  France Henri Cochet 3 3 6 6 6  
4  France Henri Cochet 2 4 7 6 6
  2  United States Bill Tilden 6 6 5 4 3  
7  France Jacques Brugnon 3 1 6 5  
  2  United States Bill Tilden 6 6 3 7    

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 South Africa Sherwell 1 6 1 3    
 United Kingdom Eames 6 4 6 6        United Kingdom Eames 6 4 5 2    
 United Kingdom Temple 3 4 4         Q  United Kingdom Lee 3 6 7 6    
Q  United Kingdom Lee 6 6 6           Q  United Kingdom Lee 9 7 1 2 4  
 United Kingdom Aitken 6 3 3 4          United Kingdom Philcox 7 5 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom Philcox 2 6 6 6        United Kingdom Philcox 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Pryce-Jones 2 6 4          United Kingdom Jarvis 3 3 3      
 United Kingdom Jarvis 6 8 6            United Kingdom Philcox 3 2 0    
Q  United Kingdom Fisher 1 3 0            Netherlands Timmer 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Crawley 6 6 6          United Kingdom Crawley 4 4 2      
 United States Washburn 1 6 6          Netherlands Timmer 6 6 6      
 Netherlands Timmer 6 8 8            Netherlands Timmer 7 6 3 8  
 United Kingdom Crosbie 3 6 6 1          France Landry 5 4 6 6    
 United Kingdom Dicks 6 8 4 6        United Kingdom Dicks 1 6 1 2  
 France Landry 4 6 6 1 6      France Landry 6 2 6 6    
5  Japan Harada 6 4 1 6 2  

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Stott 1 1 0      
 Republic of Ireland Campbell 6 6 6          Republic of Ireland Campbell 6 6 6      
Q  United Kingdom Hurditch 7 4 4          United Kingdom Williams 1 1 0      
 United Kingdom Williams 9 6 6            Republic of Ireland Campbell 6 6 6      
 India Fyzee w/o                South Africa Farquharson 1 4 1      
 United Kingdom Dudley                United Kingdom Dudley 8 6 7 4 3
 United Kingdom McIlquham 7 6 3 3 4      South Africa Farquharson 10 4 5 6 6  
 South Africa Farquharson 5 0 6 6 6        Republic of Ireland Campbell 8 6 0 1  
 Austria Artens 6 6 2 5 6       3  France Borotra 6 8 6 6  
 United Kingdom Higgs 2 3 6 7 8      United Kingdom Higgs 6 6 4 6    
 United Kingdom Gilbert w/o              United Kingdom Collins 3 0 6 4    
 United Kingdom Collins                  United Kingdom Higgs 1 6 6 2 2
 Indonesia Sarkies 2 1 3           3  France Borotra 6 2 1 6 6  
 United Kingdom Radcliffe 6 6 6          United Kingdom Radcliffe 5 6 4 4  
 United Kingdom Belgrave 5 5 7         3  France Borotra 7 3 6 6    
3  France Borotra 7 7 9      

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Godfree 4 4 7 3    
 United Kingdom Lester 6 6 5 6        United Kingdom Lester 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Deed 2 2 3          Germany Kreuzer 1 0 3      
 Germany Kreuzer 6 6 6            United Kingdom Lester 6 6 4 4 4  
 United Kingdom Tindell-Green 2 1 1            United Kingdom Greig 3 3 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom Sharpe 6 6 6          United Kingdom Sharpe 4 6 6 3 4
 United Kingdom Hodges 4 1 5          United Kingdom Greig 6 1 4 6 6  
 United Kingdom Greig 6 6 7            United Kingdom Greig 4 0 r.    
 Sweden Müller 3 4 6 3         8  Czechoslovakia Koželuh 6 3      
 United Kingdom Campbell 6 6 4 6        United Kingdom Campbell 8 5 1      
 United Kingdom Alderson 5 4 7          Republic of Ireland Mahony 10 7 6      
 Republic of Ireland Mahony 7 6 9            Republic of Ireland Mahony 2 4 4    
 Egypt Wahid w/o               8  Czechoslovakia Koželuh 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Hillier                United Kingdom Hillier 1 4 4    
 United Kingdom Dash 7 4 1 2       8  Czechoslovakia Koželuh 6 6 6      
8  Czechoslovakia Koželuh 5 6 6 6    

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Berger 1 3 2      
 United Kingdom Mayes 6 6 6          United Kingdom Mayes 6 4 6 6    
 India Fyzee w/o             Q  United Kingdom Walsh 2 6 1 0    
Q  United Kingdom Walsh                  United Kingdom Mayes 7 6 2 6 0  
 United Kingdom Powell 9 2 1 7 2        South Africa Condon 9 4 6 4 6  
 France Gentien 7 6 6 5 6      France Gentien 3 7 4    
Q  United Kingdom Jameson 2 0 4          South Africa Condon 6 9 6      
 South Africa Condon 6 6 6            South Africa Condon 0 3 3    
 United Kingdom Brierley w/o               1  France Lacoste 6 6 6    
 France Danet                France Danet 4 6 3 4    
 United Kingdom Greville 4 3 7 5        United Kingdom Mackintosh 6 4 6 6    
 United Kingdom Mackintosh 6 6 5 7          United Kingdom Mackintosh 0 2 2    
 United Kingdom Helmore 1 3 1           1  France Lacoste 6 6 6      
 India Jacob 6 6 6          India Jacob 6 0 3 4  
 United States Wood 1 3 1         1  France Lacoste 2 6 6 6    
1  France Lacoste 6 6 6      

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Standring 8 3 0      
 United Kingdom Kingscote 10 6 6          United Kingdom Kingscote 3 3 4      
 Japan Ohta 1 4 3          United States Hunter 6 6 6      
 United States Hunter 6 6 6            United States Hunter 6 8 6      
 United Kingdom Avory 3 6 6 0          United Kingdom Lowe 2 6 3      
 United Kingdom Hillyard 6 8 3 6        United Kingdom Hillyard 4 4 0    
 Australia Lycett 2 4 4          United Kingdom Lowe 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Lowe 6 6 6            United States Hunter 4 7 6 4 6
 United Kingdom Summerson 8 0 3            United Kingdom Gregory 6 5 2 6 3
 United Kingdom Gregory 10 6 6          United Kingdom Gregory 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Pogson-Smith 6 9 1 6 6      United Kingdom Crawford 3 1 3      
 United Kingdom Crawford 2 11 6 3 8        United Kingdom Gregory 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Evans 1 5 6 3          United Kingdom Crole-Rees 3 3 1      
 United Kingdom Crole-Rees 6 7 2 6        United Kingdom Crole-Rees 2 6 4 7 6
 United Kingdom Roupell 4 5 6         6  South Africa Raymond 6 3 6 5 2  
6  South Africa Raymond 6 7 8      

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Pennycuick 1 3 6 5    
 Hungary Von Kehrling 6 6 3 7        Hungary Von Kehrling 4 6 10 6    
Q  United Kingdom Stoker 8 3 9 6 1      United Kingdom Powell 6 0 8 4    
 United Kingdom Powell 6 6 11 2 6        Hungary Von Kehrling 6 6 6      
 Czechoslovakia Gottlieb w/o                United Kingdom England 1 1 2      
 United Kingdom Latchford                United Kingdom Latchford 6 6 6 4 3
 Republic of Ireland Miley 6 5 5 3        United Kingdom England 4 1 8 6 6  
 United Kingdom England 2 7 7 6          Hungary Von Kehrling 6 3 2    
 Republic of Ireland Price 3 3 4           4  France Cochet 8 6 6    
 Germany Kleinschroth 6 6 6          Germany Kleinschroth 6 2 6 6    
 Netherlands Bryan w/o              United Kingdom Owen 4 6 1 3    
 United Kingdom Owen                  Germany Kleinschroth 5 7 0    
Q  United Kingdom Banks 2 5 1           4  France Cochet 7 9 6      
 United Kingdom Turnbull 6 7 6          United Kingdom Turnbull 2 6 2 3  
 United Kingdom Burnett 4 3 4         4  France Cochet 6 0 6 6    
4  France Cochet 6 6 6      

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Legg 2 0 2      
 United Kingdom Kingsley 6 6 6          United Kingdom Kingsley 6 6 6      
 Australia Yencken 5 1 4          India Prasada 1 1 2      
 India Prasada 7 6 6            United Kingdom Kingsley 6 4 7 6    
 South Africa Spence w/o                India Browne 3 6 5 2    
 Republic of Ireland Holmes                Republic of Ireland Holmes 4 8 6 4 2
Q  United Kingdom Penny 2 7 2          India Browne 6 10 3 6 6  
 India Browne 6 9 6            United Kingdom Kingsley 6 3 2 2  
 United Kingdom Collins 9 3 6 3         7  France Brugnon 4 6 6 6  
 Germany Froitzheim 11 6 3 6        Germany Froitzheim 6 6 12      
 United Kingdom Stoddart 2 2 2          United Kingdom Peters 0 3 10      
 United Kingdom Peters 6 6 6            Germany Froitzheim 1 2 6 3  
 United Kingdom Buzzard 4 3 6 4         7  France Brugnon 6 6 4 6    
 United Kingdom Hunter 6 6 4 6        United Kingdom Hunter 5 1 3    
 New Zealand Fisher 6 4 4         7  France Brugnon 7 6 6      
7  France Brugnon 8 6 6      

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Hillyard 7 5 4      
 France Boussus 9 7 6          France Boussus 2 7 6 6 6  
 France De Ricou 3 6 1 9        Switzerland Fisher 6 9 3 4 2  
 Switzerland Fisher 6 4 6 11          France Boussus 6 5 6 6    
 United Kingdom Mavrogordato 2 7 6 5          Republic of Ireland McGuire 2 7 0 1    
 Republic of Ireland McGuire 6 9 1 7        Republic of Ireland McGuire 14 6 6    
 United Kingdom Dearman 8 8 3 1 6      United Kingdom Cholmondeley 12 1 3      
 United Kingdom Cholmondeley 6 6 6 6 8        France Boussus 1 5 2    
 Romania Mişu 3 6 0 6 5       2  United States Tilden 6 7 6    
 United Kingdom Hughes 6 2 6 3 7      United Kingdom Hughes 6 8 6      
Q  United Kingdom Crawshay-Williams 1 3 5          United Kingdom Worthington 2 6 2      
 United Kingdom Worthington 6 6 7            United Kingdom Hughes 3 4 0    
 United Kingdom Wackett 6 3 4 3         2  United States Tilden 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Poland 1 6 6 6        United Kingdom Poland 3 0 1    
Q  United Kingdom Pratt 2 1 0         2  United States Tilden 6 6 6      
2  United States Tilden 6 6 6      

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. p. 298. ISBN 0007117078. 
  2. ^ "Taking the fifth: Tommy Robredo wins 3rd straight French Open match from 2 sets down". The Washington Post. June 2, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Wimbledon Records & Statistics". Event Guide - History. AELTC. Archived from the original on 18 January 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-14. 
  • Maurice Brady, The Encyclopedia of Lawn Tennis (Robert Hale Ltd., published in 1958 / See pages 122), seeded players Nos. 5 and 6

External links[edit]

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