1891 Wimbledon Championships

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1891 Wimbledon Championships
Date 29 June – 9 July
Edition 15th
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 Wilfred Baddeley
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Lottie Dod
Men's Doubles
United Kingdom Herbert Baddeley / United Kingdom Wilfred Baddeley
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The 1891 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 29 June until 9 July.[1] It was the 15th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1891.[2] There were 22 competitors for the men's singles.[2] Wilfred Baddeley was 19 years, 5 months and 23 days old when he won the men's singles final on 4 July.[2] The ladies' singles and men's doubles were held after the men's singles had been completed.[1]

Champions[edit]

Gentlemen's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Wilfred Baddeley defeated United Kingdom Joshua Pim, 6–4, 1–6, 7–5, 6–0 [3]

Ladies' Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Lottie Dod defeated United Kingdom Blanche Hillyard, 6–2, 6–1 [4]

Gentlemen's Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Herbert Baddeley / United Kingdom Wilfred Baddeley defeated United Kingdom Joshua Pim / United Kingdom Frank Stoker, 6–1, 6–3, 1–6, 6–2 [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  2. ^ a b c 100 Years of Wimbledon, by Lance Tingay (Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977)
  3. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2016". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 29 June 2017. 
  4. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2016". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 29 June 2017. 
  5. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2016". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 29 June 2017. 

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Preceded by
1890 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1891 U.S. National Championships