1879 Wimbledon Championship – Singles

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Singles
1879 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United Kingdom John Hartley[1]
Runner-up United Kingdom Patrick Francis Hadow[1]
Final score walkover
Details
Draw 45
Seeds
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John Hartley defeated V. T. Goold, 6–2, 6–4, 6–2 in the All Comers Final, and then defeated the reigning champion Patrick Francis Hadow by a walk over in the Challenge Round to win the 1879 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

All Comers Final Eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
United Kingdom C. G. Heathcote 4 3 3
United Kingdom John Hartley 6 6 6 United Kingdom John Hartley 2 6 6 6
United Kingdom C. F. Parr 6 6 6 United Kingdom C. F. Parr 6 0 1 1
Ireland C. D. Barry 2 5 4 United Kingdom John Hartley 6 6 6
United Kingdom G. E. Tabor 2 5 6 3 Ireland Vere St. Leger Goold 2 4 2
Ireland Vere St. Leger Goold 6 6 5 6 Ireland Vere St. Leger Goold
bye

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom C.L. Stephen w/o
United Kingdom H. Taylor United Kingdom C.L. Stephen 6 2 1 6 1
United Kingdom C.J. Coventry 2 6 3 6 5 United Kingdom C.G. Heathcote 1 6 6 5 6
United Kingdom C.G. Heathcote 6 4 6 5 6 United Kingdom C.G. Heathcote 6 6 6
United Kingdom V. Brooke w/o United Kingdom V. Brooke 2 0 1
United Kingdom E. Renshaw United Kingdom V. Brooke 4 6 2 6 6
United Kingdom B.T. Cotton 6 3 6 6 United Kingdom B.T. Cotton 6 3 6 2 1
United Kingdom A. Schacht 1 6 1 4 United Kingdom C.G. Heathcote 4 3 3
United Kingdom C.J. Cole 0 0 3 United Kingdom J.T. Hartley 6 6 6
United Kingdom J.T. Hartley 6 6 6 United Kingdom J.T. Hartley 6 6 5 0 6
United Kingdom F.W. Porter 0 1 1 United Kingdom L.R. Erskine 4 5 6 6 5
United Kingdom L.R. Erskine 6 6 6 United Kingdom J.T. Hartley 6 6 4 6
United Kingdom G.H. Cartland 6 2 6 1 6 United Kingdom W.C. Marshall 1 3 6 1
Ireland H.L. Mulholland 2 6 3 6 4 United Kingdom G.H. Cartland 3 2 4
United Kingdom W.C. Marshall 6 6 6 United Kingdom W.C. Marshall 6 6 6
United Kingdom A.H. Cochran 1 2 2

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom C.F. Parr 6 3 6 3 6
United Kingdom G. Montgomerie 3 6 4 6 3 United Kingdom C.F. Parr 6 6 6
United Kingdom H.T. Medlycott 6 6 4 6 United Kingdom H.T. Medlycott 5 5 2
United Kingdom E.B. Hill 1 0 6 1 United Kingdom C.F. Parr 6 1 6 6
United Kingdom Captain Belson 1 5 2 United Kingdom T. Hoare 4 6 0 2
United Kingdom E.N. Buxton 6 6 6 United Kingdom E.N. Buxton 3 2 r
United Kingdom W.F. Adams 5 1 5 United Kingdom T. Hoare 6 6
United Kingdom T. Hoare 6 6 6 United Kingdom C.F. Parr 6 6 6
United Kingdom A. Basil-Brooke 6 6 1 6 Ireland C.D. Barry 2 5 4
United Kingdom H.T. Gillson 5 2 6 4 United Kingdom A. Basil-Brooke 1 0 2
United Kingdom A.T. Myers 6 3 6 6 United Kingdom A.T. Myers 6 6 6
United Kingdom W.F. Wells-Cole 2 6 5 5 United Kingdom A.T. Myers 3 2 2
Ireland C.D. Barry 6 6 6 Ireland C.D. Barry 6 6 6
United Kingdom R. Barrington 0 1 1 Ireland C.D. Barry 6 6 6
United Kingdom G.G. Arbuthnot 6 4 6 6 United Kingdom G.G. Arbuthnot 1 4 4
United Kingdom O. Woodhouse 2 6 1 2

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom G.E. Tabor w/o
United Kingdom W. Renshaw United Kingdom G.E. Tabor 4 6 6 6
United Kingdom W.E. Martin 6 6 6 United Kingdom W.E. Martin 6 4 5 4
United Kingdom L. Winslow 0 1 2 United Kingdom G.E. Tabor 5 4 6 6 6
United Kingdom E.B. Brackenbury 0 5 4 United Kingdom E. Lubbock 6 6 5 1 5
United Kingdom S. Pilkington 6 6 6 United Kingdom S. Pilkington 2 2 0
United Kingdom H. Lawford 2 6 1 2 United Kingdom E. Lubbock 6 6 6
United Kingdom E. Lubbock 6 4 6 6 United Kingdom G.E. Tabor 2 5 6 3
Ireland A.J. Mulholland 5 6 6 6 Ireland V.T. Goold 6 6 5 6
United Kingdom A. Tabor 6 2 3 0 Ireland A.J. Mulholland
bye
Ireland A.J. Mulholland 4 6 1 4
Ireland V.T. Goold 6 6 6 Ireland V.T. Goold 6 2 6 6
United Kingdom F. Durant 1 2 3 Ireland V.T. Goold 6 6 6
United Kingdom J.D. vans Agnew 2 3 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 100 Years of Wimbledon by Lance Tingay, Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977
  2. ^ Wimbledon - The Official History of the Championships by John Barrett, Collins Willow 2001 (the source of this draw)

External links[edit]

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