1889 Wimbledon Championships – Gentlemen's Singles

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Gentlemen's Singles
1889 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United Kingdom William Renshaw
Runner-up United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw
Final score 6–4, 6–1, 3–6, 6–0
Details
Draw 24
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1888 · Wimbledon Championships · 1890 →

William Renshaw defeated Harry S. Barlow 3–6, 5–7, 8–6, 10–8, 8–6 in the All Comers' Final, and then defeated his brother and reigning champion Ernest Renshaw 6–4, 6–1, 3–6, 6–0 in the Challenge Round to win the 1889 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2] Renshaw survived a total of six match points in the All Comers Final against Barlow at 2–5 and 6–7 in the fourth set and trailed 0–5 in the final set.[3][4]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Challenge round[edit]

Challenge Round
             
United Kingdom William Renshaw 6 6 3 6
United Kingdom Ernest Renshaw 4 1 6 0

All Comers' Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
                           
United Kingdom Willoughby Hamilton 6 3 6 3 3
United Kingdom Harry Barlow 3 6 2 6 6
United Kingdom Harry Barlow 6 7 6 8 6
United Kingdom William Renshaw 3 5 8 10 8
United Kingdom William Renshaw 7 5 6 6
United Kingdom Herbert Lawford 5 7 3 2

Top half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
United Kingdom Ernest Lewis 6 6 6
United Kingdom TS Campion 1 1 1
United Kingdom E Lewis 6 5 3 7 4
United Kingdom W Hamilton 4 7 6 5 6
United Kingdom Willoughby Hamilton
United Kingdom James Baldwin w/o
United Kingdom W Hamilton 6 3 6 3 3
United Kingdom George Hillyard 6 6 6 United Kingdom H Barlow 3 6 2 6 6
United Kingdom Lyttleton Winslow 4 3 3 United Kingdom G Hillyard 6 4 6 13
United Kingdom FA Bowlby United Kingdom FA Bowlby 3 6 4 11
United Kingdom Ernest Meers w/o United Kingdom G Hillyard 5 2 4
United Kingdom Harry Barlow 6 6 8 United Kingdom H Barlow 7 6 6
United Kingdom FA Darbishire 4 1 6 United Kingdom H Barlow 6 6 6 3 9
United Kingdom FL Rawson w/o United Kingdom H Grove 8 4 4 6 7
United Kingdom Harry Grove

Bottom half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
United Kingdom Arthur Gore 0 3 1
United Kingdom Herbert Wilberforce 6 6 6 United Kingdom H Wilberforce 4 5 0
United Kingdom William Renshaw 6 6 6 United Kingdom W Renshaw 6 7 6
United Kingdom Edward Avory 2 3 2 United Kingdom W Renshaw 7 6 6
United Kingdom Manliffe Goodbody 6 4 6 6 United Kingdom M Goodbody 5 4 4
United Kingdom HS Stone 4 6 3 3 United Kingdom M Goodbody 3 6 9 6
United Kingdom William Taylor 6 3 3 6 6 United Kingdom W Taylor 6 4 7 2
United Kingdom A Walker 0 6 6 4 4 United Kingdom W Renshaw 7 5 6 6
United Kingdom H Lawford 5 7 3 2
United Kingdom Herbert Lawford 6 6 6
United Kingdom AW Andrews 1 3 1
United Kingdom H Lawford 6 6 6
United Kingdom AG Ziffo 2 2 0
United Kingdom WH Cohen 3 1 1
United Kingdom AG Ziffo 6 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230. 
  2. ^ "LAWN TENNIS.". Illustrated Sydney News. NSW: National Library of Australia. 5 September 1889. p. 11. 
  3. ^ Tingay, Lance (1977). 100 Years of Wimbledon. Enfield: Guinness Superlatives. pp. 27,28,135,234. ISBN 0900424710. 
  4. ^ Parsons, John (2006). The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Tennis : The Definitive Illustrated Guide to World Tennis (Rev. ed.). London: Carlton. p. 140. ISBN 978-1-84442-157-2. 

External links[edit]

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