1885 U.S. National Championships – Singles

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Singles
1885 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Richard Sears
Runner-upUnited States Godfrey M. Brinley
Final score6–3, 4–6, 6–0, 6–3
Details
Draw26
Events
Singles Doubles
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Richard Sears defeated Godfrey M. Brinley in the final, 6–3, 4–6, 6–0, 6–3, to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1885 U.S. National Championships. This was Sears fifth title at the U.S. championships.[1]

Draw[edit]

Challenge Round[edit]

Challenge Round
United States Richard Sears 6 4 6 6
United States Godfrey M Brinley 3 6 0 3

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Finals
            
United States Joseph Clark 4 3
United States Percy Knapp 6 6
United States Percy Knapp 3 3 6 4
United States Godfrey M Brinley 6 6 3 6
United States Godfrey M Brinley 3 9 6
United States Walter Berry 6 7 1

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
United States J Clark
bye United States J Clark 6 1 8
United States RL Beeckman 6 6 United States RL Beeckman 2 6 6
United States GA Smith 1 2 United States J Clark 7 1 6
United States A Moffat United States A Moffat 5 6 3
bye United States A Moffat 6 9 6
United States FS Mansfield 6 6 United States FS Mansfield 0 11 3
United States CE Garrett 3 3 United States J Clark 4 3
United States P Knapp 6 7 United States P Knapp 6 6
United States W Shippen 1 5 United States P Knapp 6 6
United States SH Hooper 9 6 United States SH Hooper 0 2
United States FJ Hynes 7 2 United States P Knapp 4 10 6
United States H Taylor United States H Taylor 6 8 2
bye United States H Taylor 6 6
United States C Nightingale 6 4 7 United States C Nightingale 4 2
United States HS Morgan 3 6 5

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
United States GM Brinley
bye United States GM Brinley 6 4 6
United States H Slocum United States H Slocum 1 6 2
bye United States GM Brinley 6 6
United States CB Davis 6 7 United States CB Davis 2 1
United States P Presbry 3 5 United States CB Davis 6 6
United States H Lilienthal w/ o United States H Lilienthal 1 0
United States C Clark United States GM Brinley 3 9 6
United States W Berry 6 6 United States W Berry 6 7 1
United States MA Howe 3 1 United States W Berry 6 2 6
United States F Warren 3 6 7 United States F Warren 3 6 3
United States W Lewis 6 3 5 United States W Berry 6 6
United States F Keene 9 6 United States F Keene 2 1
United States EH Gillette 7 2 United States F Keene w/ o
United States MS Paton United States MS Paton
bye

References[edit]

  1. ^ Talbert, Bill (1967). Tennis Observed. Boston: Barre Publishers. p. 63. OCLC 172306.
  • Albiero, Alessandro; Carta, Andrea (2010). The Grand Slam Record Book Vol. 1. Monte Porzio Catone: Effepi Libri. p. 571. ISBN 978-88-6002-017-8.