1887 Wimbledon Championships – Gentlemen's Singles

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1887 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   United Kingdom Herbert Lawford[1]
Runner-up   United Kingdom William Renshaw[1]
Final score   walkover
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  

Herbert Lawford defeated Ernest Renshaw 6–2, 6–3, 2–6, 4–6, 6–4 in the All Comers Final, and then defeated the reigning champion William Renshaw by a walkover in the Challenge Round to win the 1887 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2] Renshaw was unable to play due to a tennis elbow.[3]

Main draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Draw[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Semifinals   Final
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland PB Lyon 6 6  
   United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland MG MacNamara 2 4 r      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland PB Lyon 3 2 8  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H Grove 6 6 6      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H Grove 6 6 10  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HWW Wilberforce 1 3 3        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H Grove 6 3 5 5  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HF Lawford 6 9 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HF Lawford 4 6 7 7  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H Barlow 0 7 3      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HF Lawford 7 6 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland O Milne 5 6 1 6 8      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland O Milne 5 0 3  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland EV Thompson 7 4 6 4 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HF Lawford 1 6 3 6 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland JE Renshaw 6 6 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland JE Renshaw 6 3 6 4 4
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland PB Lyon 1 0 0      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland JE Renshaw 7 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Ernest Lewis 6 6 6      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Ernest Lewis 5 2 4  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland FA Bowlby 2 2 1        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland JE Renshaw w/o
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland W Milne w/o        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland C Lacy Sweet  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland GA Montgomerie      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland W Milne 3 1 3
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland C Lacy Sweet 6 6 4 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland C Lacy Sweet 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland WC Taylor 2 2 6 1    

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)
  3. ^ "Lawn Tennis - 25 Years Ago - The All-England Championships". Sydney Morning Herald. 28 August 1912. p. 8. Retrieved 2 April 2012. 

External links[edit]

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