1886 U.S. National Championships – Doubles

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Doubles
1886 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Richard Sears
United States James Dwight
Runner-upUnited States Howard Taylor
United States Godfrey M. Brinley
Final score7–5, 6–8,[a] 7–5, 6–4
Events
Singles Doubles
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Sears and Dwight won the doubles title by beating Taylor and Brinley in four sets in the final. The final was played on August 26, 1886.[2][3]

Draw[edit]

First Round Second Round Semifinals Final
United States R Sears
United States J Dwight
bye United States R Sears
United States J Dwight
6 6 6
United States FS Mansfield
United States SH Hooper
6 6 3 4 6 United States FS Mansfield
United States SH Hooper
2 1 0
United States R Barnes
United States O Campbell
2 3 6 6 3 United States R Sears
United States J Dwight
6 6 5 6
United States J Clark
United States W Berry
6 6 4 0 8 United States J Clark
United States W Berry
5 4 6 3
United States ST Chase
United States QA Shaw
4 2 6 6 6 United States J Clark
United States W Berry
w/ o
United States H Taylor
United States W Lewis
6 6 6 United States H Taylor
United States W Lewis
R Gamble
United States Mackenzie
4 5 1 United States R Sears
United States J Dwight
7 6[a] 7 6
United States M Fielding
D'Invilliers
5 6 3 6 United States H Taylor
United States GM Brinley
5 8 5 4
United States J Tooker
United States A Rives
6 5 6 3 United States M Fielding
D'Invilliers
United States RL Beeckman
United States H Slocum
6 6 6 United States RL Beeckman
United States H Slocum
w/ o
United States C Nightingale
United States GA Smith
0 1 5 United States RL Beeckman
United States H Slocum
3 4 6 6 8
United States H Taylor
United States GM Brinley
United States H Taylor
United States GM Brinley
6 6 0 1 10
bye United States H Taylor
United States GM Brinley
6 6 6
United States HM Sears
United States PS Sears
w/ o United States HM Sears
United States PS Sears
1 4 4
Robbins
Robbins

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins has the score 5–7.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2016). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (3rd ed.). New York: New Chapter Press. pp. 482, 505. ISBN 978-1-937559-38-0.
  2. ^ "The tennis games at Newport". New Haven Daily Morning Journal and Courier. August 27, 1886. p. 3.
  3. ^ Albiero, Alessandro; Carta, Andrea (2010). The Grand Slam Record Book Vol. 1. Monte Porzio Catone: Effepi Libri. p. 695. ISBN 978-88-6002-017-8.