Tennis at the 1908 Summer Olympics – Men's indoor singles

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Men's indoor singles tennis
at the Games of the IV Olympiad
Venue Queen's Club
Dates July 6 (round 1)
July 7 (quarterfinal)
July 8 (quarterfinal, semifinal)
July 9 (semifinal)
July 11 (final)
Competitors 7 from 2 nations
Medalists
Gold medal    Great Britain
Silver medal    Great Britain
Bronze medal    Great Britain
  1912»
Tennis at the
1908 Summer Olympics
Tennis pictogram.svg
Outdoor
Singles   men   women
Doubles   men    
Indoor
Singles   men   women
Doubles   men    

The indoor men's singles was one of six lawn tennis events on the Tennis at the 1908 Summer Olympics programme.

Results[edit]

Standings[edit]

Place Name Nation
1st Arthur Gore Great Britain Great Britain
2nd George Caridia Great Britain Great Britain
3rd Josiah Ritchie Great Britain Great Britain
4th Wilberforce Eaves Great Britain Great Britain
5th Wollmar Boström Sweden Sweden
Gunnar Setterwall Sweden Sweden
7th Lionel Escombe Great Britain Great Britain

Bracket[edit]

1st round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Finals
 
     --  
     --  
       United Kingdom Arthur Gore 4 6 5 6 6  
       United Kingdom Josiah Ritchie 6 3 7 1 4  
     --
     --  
       United Kingdom Arthur Gore 6 7 6
       United Kingdom George Caridia 3 5 4
     United Kingdom George Caridia 6 6 6  
 Sweden Gunnar Setterwall 6 6 6      Sweden Gunnar Setterwall 2 1 1  
 United Kingdom Lionel Escombe 2 3 1        United Kingdom George Caridia 7
       United Kingdom Wilberforce Eaves 5 r  
     United Kingdom Wilberforce Eaves 7 6 9
     Sweden Wollmar Boström 5 2 7  
 

There was no match for third place. Eaves, described in the Official Report as "obviously out of condition",[1] had not finished his semifinal match after a tight first set played in great heat. Ritchie, therefore, was awarded the bronze medal.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Cook, p. 221

Sources[edit]

  • Cook, Theodore Andrea (1908). The Fourth Olympiad, Being the Official Report. London: British Olympic Association.