1884 Wimbledon Championships – Gentlemen's Singles

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Gentlemen's Singles
1884 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United Kingdom William Renshaw
Runner-up United Kingdom Herbert Lawford
Final score 6–0, 6–4, 9–7
Details
Draw 28
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Herbert Lawford defeated Charles Walder Grinstead 7–5, 2–6, 6–2, 9–7 in the All Comers' Final, but the reigning champion William Renshaw defeated Herbert Lawford 6–0, 6–4, 9–7 in the Challenge Round to win the 1884 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2] James Dwight, Arthur Rives, and Richard Sears were the first overseas players to compete at Wimbledon.[3]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Challenge round[edit]

Challenge Round
             
United Kingdom Herbert Lawford 0 4 7
United Kingdom William Renshaw 6 6 9

All Comers' Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
                           
United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw 6 4 2 3
United Kingdom Charles Grinstead 2 6 6 6
United Kingdom Charles Grinstead 5 6 2 7
United Kingdom Herbert Lawford 7 2 6 9
United Kingdom Herbert Chipp 5 4 4
United Kingdom Herbert Lawford 7 6 6

Top half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
United Kingdom Wilfred Milne 6 6 6
United Kingdom JC Maxwell-Scott 1 4 3 United Kingdom W Milne 9 8 1 6
United Kingdom WT Ryves 3 1 4 United Kingdom O Milne 7 6 6 3
United Kingdom Oswald Milne 6 6 6 United Kingdom W Milne 3 3 5
United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw 6 7 6 United Kingdom E Renshaw 6 6 7
United Kingdom Teddy Williams 3 5 1 United Kingdom E Renshaw 6 6 6
United Kingdom George Montgomerie w/o United Kingdom B Cokayne 2 1 4
United Kingdom Brien Cokayne United Kingdom E Renshaw 6 4 2 3
United Kingdom Arthur Stanley 6 6 6 United Kingdom C Grinstead 2 6 6 6
United Kingdom B Follett 0 3 1 United Kingdom A Stanley 8 4 3 3
United Kingdom Charles Grinstead United Kingdom C Grinstead 6 6 6 6
United States Richard Sears w/o United Kingdom C Grinstead 5 4 7 6 6
United Kingdom AWM White 5 6 4 6 7 United Kingdom E Browne 7 6 5 4 1
United Kingdom CJ Cramer-Roberts 7 0 6 2 5 United Kingdom AWM White 0 1 0
United Kingdom Ernest Browne 6 6 7 United Kingdom E Browne 6 6 6
United Kingdom Donald Stewart 3 1 5

Bottom half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
United Kingdom FL Rawson 7 2 6 4 1
United Kingdom Patrick Bowes-Lyon 5 6 3 6 6 United Kingdom P Bowes-Lyon 6 6 5 4 7
United Kingdom William Taylor 6 6 6 United Kingdom W Taylor 3 3 7 6 9
United Kingdom Ernest Wigram 1 3 1 United Kingdom W Taylor 8 1 4
United Kingdom Herbert Chipp 6 6 6 United Kingdom H Chipp 10 6 6
United States Arthur Rives 1 2 1 United Kingdom H Chipp 6 2 6 3 7
United States James Dwight 6 6 6 United States J Dwight 1 6 3 6 5
United Kingdom FJ Ridgway 2 1 1 United Kingdom H Chipp 5 4 4
United Kingdom Herbert Lawford 6 6 7 United Kingdom H Lawford 7 6 6
United Kingdom Herbert Wilberforce 1 3 5 United Kingdom H Lawford 6 6 6
United Kingdom Redfern Deykin w/o United Kingdom RC Thompson 1 1 2
United Kingdom RC Thompson United Kingdom H Lawford
bye

References[edit]

  1. ^ 100 Years of Wimbledon by Lance Tingay, Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230. 
  3. ^ Little, Alan (2001). 2010 Wimbledon Compendium. Wimbledon, London: All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. p. 11. ISBN 1899039333. 

External links[edit]

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