1888 Wimbledon Championships

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1888 Wimbledon Championships
Date 9 – 16 July
Edition 12th
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Worple Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Venue All England Lawn Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Lottie Dod
Men's Doubles
United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw / United Kingdom William Renshaw
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The 1888 Wimbledon Championships took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The tournament ran from 9 July until 16 July.[1] It was the 12th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1888.[1]

Champions[edit]

Gentlemen's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw defeated United Kingdom Herbert Lawford, 6–3, 7–5, 6–0 [2]

Ladies' Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Lottie Dod defeated United Kingdom Blanche Hillyard, 6–3, 6–3 [3]

Gentlemen's Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw / United Kingdom William Renshaw defeated United Kingdom Patrick Bowes-Lyon / United Kingdom Herbert Wilberforce, 2–6, 1–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–3 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 100 years of Wimbledon by Lance Tingay (Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977)
  2. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2016". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 29 June 2017. 
  3. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2016". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 29 June 2017. 
  4. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2016". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 29 June 2017. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1887 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1888 U.S. National Championships