1896 Wimbledon Championships
|1896 Wimbledon Championships|
London, United Kingdom
|Wilfred Baddeley / Herbert Baddeley|
The 1896 Wimbledon Championships took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The tournament ran from 13 July until 21 July. It was the 20th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1896. The number of entries for the men's singles competition was 31, the highest since 1881. Harold Mahony and Charlotte Cooper won the singles titles. The All England Plate was introduced for players who had lost in the first or second round of the singles.
- 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
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- "Wimbledon draws archive - 1896 Gentlemen's Doubles". wimbledon.org.
- 100 Years of Wimbledon by Lance Tingay (Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977)
- "Harold Mahony: until Sunday 7 July 2013, the last Scot to win a Wimbledon men’s singles title (July 1896)". The British Newspaper Archive.
1895 U.S. National Championships
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1896 U.S. National Championships