1884 U.S. National Championships – Singles

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Singles
1884 U.S. National Championships
ChampionRichard Sears
Runner-upHoward Taylor
Final score6–0, 1–6, 6–0, 6–2
Events
Singles Doubles
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A challenge round was introduced which was played until 1911. Richard Sears won his fourth consecutive title by beating Howard Taylor in the challenge round. Arthur Rives is the first player to play at more than one Grand Slam singles tournament within one calender year.

Draw[edit]

Challenge Round[edit]

Challenge Round
United States Richard Sears 6 1 6 6
United States Howard Taylor 0 6 0 2

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Finals
            
United States Percy Knapp 2 6 1
United States Howard Taylor 6 2 6
United States Howard Taylor 6 4 6 6
United States William VS Thorne 4 6 1 4
United States William VS Thorne 2 6 6
United States Clarence Clark 6 2 3

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States RL Beeckman 6 6
United States MG Post 3 2 United States RL Beeckman 6 6
United States SH Hooper United States SH Hooper 5 4
bye United States RL Beeckman 1 6 6
United States P Willis United States P Willis 6 5 2
bye United States P Willis 6 6
United States A Rives United States A Rives 3 3
bye United States RL Beeckman 1 2
United States P Knapp United States P Knapp 6 6
bye United States P Knapp 6 6
United States FH Gillette United States FH Gillette 4 2
bye United States P Knapp 6 6
United States WB Eaton United States WB Eaton 1 1
bye United States WB Eaton w/ o
United States J Dwight United States J Dwight
bye

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States H Taylor
bye United States H Taylor 6 6
United States GM Brinley 6 6 United States GM Brinley 1 1
United States WB Merriman 5 1 United States H Taylor 3 6 7
United States J Clark United States J Clark 6 2 5
bye United States J Clark 6 6
United States WF Metcalfe United States WF Metcalfe 2 0
bye United States H Taylor 6 6
United States A Van Rensselaer United States A Van Rensselaer 4 1
bye United States A Van Rensselaer 6 6
United States WH Barnes United States WH Barnes 5 1
bye United States A Van Rensselaer 6 2 6
United States RF Conover United States RF Conover 4 6 3
bye United States RF Conover 6 6
United States F Keene United States F Keene 2 2
bye

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States W Thorne 6 6
United States F Warren 0 1 United States W Thorne 0 6 6
United States MS Paton United States MS Paton 6 5 4
bye United States W Thorne w/ o
United States H Slocum United States H Slocum
bye United States H Slocum 4 6 6
United States FJ Hynes United States FJ Hynes 6 2 3
bye United States W Thorne w/ o
United States G Richards United States G Richards
bye United States G Richards w/ o
United States AM Wood United States AM Wood
bye United States G Richards 4 6 6
United States EK Butler United States EK Butler 6 5 4
bye United States EK Butler 6 6
United States W Berry United States W Berry 2 1
bye

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States C Clark
bye United States C Clark 6 6
United States A Curtis United States A Curtis 3 4
bye United States C Clark 6 6
United States PR Lyman United States PR Lyman 4 1
bye United States PR Lyman 6 6
United States N Perry E Hallowell United States N Perry E Hallowell 3 3
bye United States C Clark 6 6
United States AC Salt United States AC Salt 2 2
bye United States AC Salt 6 6
United States EE Denniston United States EE Denniston 5 1
bye United States AC Salt 6 6
United States M Fielding United States M Fielding 4 1
bye United States M Fielding 6 6
United States W Gammell United States W Gammell 1 4
bye

References[edit]

  • Albiero, Alessandro; Carta, Andrea (2010). The Grand Slam Record Book Vol. 1. Monte Porzio Catone: Effepi Libri. p. 570. ISBN 978-88-6002-017-8.