1928 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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1928 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   France René Lacoste[1]
Runner-up   France Henri Cochet[1]
Final score   6–1, 4–6, 6–4, 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
 < 1927 1929 > 

René Lacoste (FRA) defeated Henri Cochet (FRA) 6–1, 4–6, 6–4, 6–2 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1928 Wimbledon Championships.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. France Henri Cochet (Finalist)
  2. France René Lacoste (Champion)
  3. United States Bill Tilden (Semifinalist)
  4. United States Frank Hunter (First round)
  5. France Jean Borotra (Quarterfinalist)
  6. United States John Hennessey (Quarterfinalist)
  7. Italy Umberto De Morpurgo (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Australia Gerald Patterson (Fourth round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  France Henri Cochet 6 6 5 6    
6  United States John Hennessey 4 1 7 3    
  1  France Henri Cochet 11 3 6 6    
   France Christian Boussus 9 6 2 3    
 France Christian Boussus 12 10 6    
   France Jacques Brugnon 10 8 2      
    1  France Henri Cochet 1 6 4 2  
  2  France René Lacoste 6 4 6 6  
  2  France René Lacoste 6 6 6      
7  Italy Umberto De Morpurgo 2 3 4      
2  France René Lacoste 2 6 2 6 6
  3  United States Bill Tilden 6 4 6 4 3  
3  United States Bill Tilden 8 3 6 6  
  5  France Jean Borotra 6 6 3 2    

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
1  France Cochet   8 6      
 India Sleem 2 6 2         1  France Cochet 6 6 8      
 Australia Hopman 6 6 7          Australia Hopman 1 4 6      
 United Kingdom Higgs 2 4 5           1  France Cochet 6 6 7 6    
 United Kingdom Mayes 6 6 6            United Kingdom Mayes 1 8 5 2    
 Australia Cummings 3 2 1          United Kingdom Mayes 6 6 6    
 South Africa Hurst 7 6 7 1 6      South Africa Hurst 1 2 2      
 United Kingdom Jarvis 5 1 9 6 1       1  France Cochet 6 6 6    
 France E. Borotra 7 4 6 8          Argentina Boyd 4 1 3    
 Belgium Lacroix 5 6 1 6        France E. Borotra 6 6 10 4    
 Republic of Ireland Scroope                Republic of Ireland Scroope 8 1 12 6    
 France Aron w/o                Republic of Ireland Scroope 3 6 0    
 Argentina Boyd 6 6 6            Argentina Boyd 6 8 6      
 United Kingdom Godfree 3 2 2          Argentina Boyd 6 6 7    
Q  India Pitt 6 6 3 6       Q  India Pitt 3 3 5      
Q  Argentina Zappa 3 2 6 2    

Section 2[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
6  United States Hennessey 6 6 6      
Q  United States Mather 1 0 2         6  United States Hennessey 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Latchford 6 6 6          United Kingdom Latchford 2 4 2      
 United Kingdom Mavrogordato 3 0 1           6  United States Hennessey 6 7 6      
 South Africa Sherwell 6 0 3 6 9        South Africa Sherwell 4 5 2      
 United Kingdom Hillyard 3 6 6 1 7      South Africa Sherwell 3 6 6 5 7
 United Kingdom Eames 6 7 6 6        United Kingdom Eames 6 3 3 7 5  
 United Kingdom Philcox 4 9 3 1         6  United States Hennessey 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Peters 6 6 6            Germany Frenz 4 1 3    
 United Kingdom Crole-Rees 2 2 1          United Kingdom Peters 2 6 6 10 5  
 Germany Frenz                Germany Frenz 6 2 2 12 7  
 Italy Gaslini w/o                Germany Frenz 6 8 6    
 United Kingdom Dicks 6 3 1 6 6        United Kingdom Dicks 3 6 3      
 New Zealand Peacock 4 6 6 2 3      United Kingdom Dicks 6 6 6    
 France Danet 6 6 0 3 6      France Danet 2 1 1      
 United Kingdom Belgrave 3 1 6 6 3  

Section 3[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
4  United States Hunter 4 7 4 6 5  
 New Zealand Andrews 6 5 6 2 7      New Zealand Andrews 4 1 1      
 France Boussus 6 6 6          France Boussus 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom David 1 3 2            France Boussus 9 6 6      
 United Kingdom Glover 6 6 1 6          United Kingdom Olmsted 7 1 2      
Q  United Kingdom Jones 1 1 6 2        United Kingdom Glover 7 1 5    
 United Kingdom Olmsted                United Kingdom Olmsted 9 6 7      
 Czechoslovakia Menzel w/o                France Boussus 6 6 2 6  
 Australia Lycett 6 4 7 6 6        Australia Moon 0 4 6 2  
 United Kingdom Powell 4 6 5 8 2      Australia Lycett 7 6 5 7 0  
 Australia Moon 5 6 6 6        Australia Moon 9 4 7 5 6  
 United Kingdom Gilbert 7 1 0 4          Australia Moon 6 6 7 6  
 Japan Ohta 6 1 6 6          Japan Ohta 4 2 9 4    
 Italy de Stefani 3 6 1 3        Japan Ohta 6 8 6    
 Greece Zerlendis 6 8 6          Greece Zerlendis 1 6 3      
Q  France De Ricou 4 6 4      

Section 4[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
8  Australia Patterson 6 4 6 7    
 United Kingdom Crawford 2 6 3 5       8  Australia Patterson 6 6 6      
 Germany Kleinschroth 6 6 6          Germany Kleinschroth 0 2 1      
 United Kingdom Collins 4 2 1           8  Australia Patterson 10 9 10 5 6  
 United Kingdom Olliff 6 1 1 6 7        United Kingdom Kingsley 8 11 8 7 2  
 France Du Plaix 1 6 6 3 5      United Kingdom Olliff 4 1 12 2  
 United Kingdom Kingsley 6 1 6 6        United Kingdom Kingsley 6 6 10 6    
 United Kingdom Turnbull 2 6 3 2         8  Australia Patterson 3 7 4 2  
 Republic of Ireland O'Callaghan 6 6 6            France Brugnon 6 5 6 6  
Q  United Kingdom Pickersgill 4 3 0          Republic of Ireland O'Callaghan 7 6 1 6    
 Argentina Robson 6 6 6          Argentina Robson 5 3 6 4    
Q  United Kingdom Dash 3 2 3            Republic of Ireland O'Callaghan 2 2 4    
 France Brugnon 6 6 6            France Brugnon 6 6 6      
 United States Kramet 0 0 1          France Brugnon 6 6 6    
 South Africa Holthouse 7 6 6 6 6      South Africa Holthouse 2 4 2      
 United Kingdom Frowen 9 4 2 8 4  

Section 5[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
2  France Lacoste 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Walcott 0 2 2         2  France Lacoste 6 4 6 6    
 Australia Hawkes 6 6 6          Australia Hawkes 3 6 3 4    
 Austria Artens 3 4 1           2  France Lacoste 6 9 6 6    
 United States Lott 6 6 6            United States Lott 1 7 8 2    
 United Kingdom Crosbie 2 0 0          United States Lott 6 7 7    
 United Kingdom Lester                United Kingdom Lester 1 5 5      
 Czechoslovakia Koželuh w/o               2  France Lacoste 6 6 6 1 6
 United States Coen 7 6 6            United Kingdom Austin 4 4 8 6 2
 Denmark Petersen 5 3 3          United States Coen 6 6 6      
 India Bobb 6 6 3 6        India Bobb 3 3 3      
 United Kingdom Hillyard 4 2 6 4          United States Coen 4 6 4 6 1
 United Kingdom Austin 6 6 6            United Kingdom Austin 6 3 6 3 6  
 India Jacob 1 3 1          United Kingdom Austin 6 6 6 6 6
 United Kingdom Wheatley 7 8 6          United Kingdom Wheatley 2 8 8 2 1  
Q  United Kingdom Cazalet 5 6 2      

Section 6[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
7  Italy De Morpurgo 6 9 6      
 United States Breese 2 7 1         7  Italy De Morpurgo 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Williams 6 6 7          United Kingdom Williams 2 4 2      
 Malaysia Kleinman 1 4 5           7  Italy De Morpurgo 6 9 3 7    
 United Kingdom Avory 4 6 6 6          Austria Matejka 2 7 6 5    
 United Kingdom Wackett 6 4 1 4        United Kingdom Avory 6 6 0 3 0
 Austria Matejka 6 8 8 6        Austria Matejka 3 3 6 6 6  
 Germany Rahe 3 10 6 3         7  Italy De Morpurgo 6 6 6    
 Argentina Cattaruzza 6 7 6            France De Buzelet 4 2 2    
 United Kingdom Worthington 1 5 2          Argentina Cattaruzza 6 2 3 2    
 United Kingdom Lee 6 6 6          United Kingdom Lee 12 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Helmore 2 3 3            United Kingdom Lee 6 3 4 11  
 United Kingdom Collins 6 6 6            France De Buzelet 2 6 6 13    
 Greece Balli 3 3 3          United Kingdom Collins 6 8 4 2  
 France De Buzelet 5 6 7 9        France De Buzelet 3 10 6 6    
 Republic of Ireland Mahony 7 2 5 7    

Section 7[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
3  United States Tilden 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Summerson 0 1 0         3  United States Tilden 6 6 6      
 Switzerland Fisher 6 6 6          Switzerland Fisher 1 3 1      
Q  United Kingdom Jameson 3 2 4           3  United States Tilden 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Lawrence                  Hungary Von Kehrling 2 3 1      
 United Kingdom Lewis-Barclay w/o              United Kingdom Lawrence 0 2 3    
 Hungary Von Kehrling 6 7 6 6        Hungary Von Kehrling 6 6 6      
 India Soni 2 9 2 2         3  United States Tilden 6 2 2 6 6
 Republic of Ireland Campbell 6 4 6 3 7        France Landry 4 6 6 1 4
 Italy Bocciardo 4 6 4 6 5      Republic of Ireland Campbell 2 6 4 3    
 France Landry 6 6 6 4 3      France Landry 6 4 6 6    
 United Kingdom Greig 3 8 4 6 2        France Landry 4 6 6 8  
Q  United States Wood 10 6 12           Q  United States Wood 6 1 1 6    
 United Kingdom Sharpe 8 1 10         Q  United States Wood 1 4 6 6 6
 United States Brunie 3 3 6 6 6      United States Brunie 6 6 3 4 2  
 France Gentien 6 6 3 3 4  

Section 8[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
5  France J. Borotra 6 8 6      
 United Kingdom Lowe 2 6 4         5  France J. Borotra 1 6 6 8    
 United Kingdom Hughes 6 6 6          United Kingdom Hughes 6 4 3 6    
 New Zealand Young 1 4 4           5  France J. Borotra 7 7 6      
 Netherlands Timmer 8 6 6            South Africa Spence 5 5 3      
 Republic of Ireland Rogers 6 4 3          Netherlands Timmer 1 6 4 10 3
 South Africa Spence 6 10 2 6        South Africa Spence 6 4 6 8 6  
 United Kingdom Mackintosh 1 8 6 3         5  France J. Borotra 3 6 6 7 6
 United Kingdom Pennycuick 8 6 6            Australia Crawford 6 4 3 9 3
 South Africa Farquharson 6 3 3          United Kingdom Pennycuick 4 6 3 10    
 Australia Crawford 6 6 6          Australia Crawford 6 2 6 12    
 United Kingdom Hodges 1 3 2            Australia Crawford 9 6 6    
 United Kingdom Gregory 6 5 6 6          United Kingdom Gregory 7 4 3      
 Germany Hartz 2 7 3 4        United Kingdom Gregory 6 3 8 4 6
 Argentina Morea 4 6 10 4 6      Argentina Morea 3 6 6 6 1  
 United States Lingelbach 6 3 8 6 4  

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. p. 300. ISBN 0007117078. 

External links[edit]

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