1885 Wimbledon Championships – Gentlemen's Singles

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Gentlemen's Singles
1885 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United Kingdom William Renshaw[1]
Runner-up United Kingdom Herbert Lawford[1]
Final score 7–5, 6–2, 4–6, 7–5
Details
Draw 23
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Herbert Lawford defeated Ernest Renshaw 5–7, 6–1, 0–6, 6–2, 6–4 in the All Comers' Final, but the reigning champion William Renshaw defeated Herbert Lawford 7–5, 6–2, 4–6, 7–5 in the Challenge Round to win the 1885 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Challenge round[edit]

Challenge Round
             
United Kingdom Herbert Lawford 5 2 6 5
United Kingdom William Renshaw 7 6 4 7

All Comers' Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
                           
United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw 6 8 2 5 6
United Kingdom Ernest Browne 4 6 6 7 4
United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw 7 1 6 2 4
United Kingdom Herbert Lawford 5 6 0 6 6
United States James Dwight 2 2 3
United Kingdom Herbert Lawford 6 6 6

Top half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
United Kingdom H Chipp 6 6 6
United Kingdom W Milne 8 2 6 7 United Kingdom W Milne 3 1 4
United Kingdom O Milne 6 6 3 5 United Kingdom H Chipp 4 4 5
United Kingdom JE Renshaw 6 2 4 8 6 United Kingdom JE Renshaw 6 6 7
United Kingdom DC Stewart 1 6 6 6 4 United Kingdom JE Renshaw 6 6 6
United Kingdom CP Triscott 2 0 1
United Kingdom JE Renshaw 6 8 2 5 6
United Kingdom MG MacNamara 6 6 6 United Kingdom E de SH Browne 4 6 6 7 4
United Kingdom JC Rogers 0 3 2 United Kingdom MG MacNamara 6 6 6
United Kingdom EG Meers 3 1 4
United Kingdom MG MacNamara 1 5 2
United Kingdom E de SH Browne 6 6 6 United Kingdom E de SH Browne 6 7 6
United Kingdom G Kerr 1 1 3 United Kingdom E de SH Browne 6 2 6 7
United Kingdom EW Lewis 1 6 4 5

Bottom half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
United States J Dwight 6 6 6
United Kingdom E Cotton 4 2 3 United States J Dwight 6 6 6
United Kingdom AA Thomson 1 0 1
United States J Dwight 6 6 6
United Kingdom AJ Stanley 3 3 4
United Kingdom AJ Stanley 4 6 6 6 6
United Kingdom GA Montgomerie 7 6 2 2 6 United Kingdom GA Montgomerie 6 3 8 0 0
United Kingdom WC Taylor 5 4 6 6 4 United States J Dwight 2 2 3
United Kingdom HF Lawford 6 6 6
United Kingdom HF Lawford 6 6 6
United Kingdom H Grove 6 6 6 United Kingdom H Grove 3 2 1
United Kingdom GN Stenhouse 4 0 0 United Kingdom HF Lawford 6 7 6
United Kingdom P Bowes-Lyon 2 5 3
United Kingdom P Bowes-Lyon 6 6 3 8
United Kingdom CHA Ross 2 1 6 6

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