1897 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1897 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Robert Wrenn
Runner-upUnited Kingdom Wilberforce Eaves
Final score4–6, 8–6, 6–3, 2–6, 6–2
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Robert Wrenn defeated Wilberforce Eaves in the challenge round final 4–6, 8–6, 6–3, 2–6, 6–2 to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1897 U.S. National Championships. A delegation of British players including reigning Wimbledon champion Eaves competed at this year's U.S. championships.

Draw[edit]

Challenge Round[edit]

Challenge Round
United States R Wrenn 4 8 6 2 6
United Kingdom W Eaves 6 6 3 6 2

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
              
United Kingdom H Nisbet 3 2 9 6 6
United States W Larned 6 6 7 4 4
United Kingdom H Nisbet 5 3 2
United Kingdom W Eaves 7 6 6
United Kingdom W Eaves 6 6 6
United States LE Ware 0 2 4

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
FF Brooks
bye FF Brooks
United States MD Whitman 6 6 6 United States MD Whitman w/ o
United States W Clothier 3 0 0 United States MD Whitman 9 6 6
United Kingdom H Mahony 6 6 6 United Kingdom H Mahony 7 3 3
United States E Stille 3 3 3 United Kingdom H Mahony 6 6 6
JC Goodfellow 6 6 6 6 JC Goodfellow 4 0 1
United States TR Pell 3 8 2 2 United States MD Whitman 6 6 4 6 5
JK Willing w/ o United Kingdom H Nisbet 8 4 6 3 7
United States J Talmage JK Willing 3 2 4
United Kingdom H Nisbet 2 6 6 6 United Kingdom H Nisbet 6 6 6
United States H Hackett 6 4 3 4 United Kingdom H Nisbet 6 6 6
United States J Ryerson 6 11 3 6 United States BC Wright 3 4 3
United States RD Little 3 9 6 3 United States J Ryerson 2 4 6 7 3
United States BC Wright 6 6 6 United States BC Wright 6 6 3 5 6
United States P Marshall 0 1 1

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States W Larned 6 6 6
United States AP Hawes 2 3 0 United States W Larned 8 3 6 8
United States GL Wrenn 6 3 6 5 6 United States GL Wrenn 6 6 2 6
United States CP Dodge 3 6 3 7 3 United States W Larned 6 6 6
J Forbes 6 6 6 J Forbes 3 1 4
ES White 3 4 2 J Forbes 6 6 1 6
United States P MacMahon w/ o United States P MacMahon 1 3 6 0
United States D Miller United States W Larned 6 6 6
United States R Stevens w/ o United States EP Fischer 4 1 3
United States M Chace United States R Stevens
United States M Smith 6 7 6 United States M Smith w/ o
United States R McKittrick 2 5 4 United States M Smith 5 6 2
United States EP Fischer 6 6 6 United States EP Fischer 7 8 6
United States CA Gould 1 4 3 United States EP Fischer 4 6 2 6 6
United States WS Bond 6 6 6 United States WS Bond 6 3 6 2 4
United States AWS Post 1 3 1

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States D Davis 1 6 6 6
United States R Hooker 6 1 4 4 United States D Davis 5 2 0
United States E Wrenn 6 6 6 United States E Wrenn 7 6 6
United States R Thurber 4 3 0 United States E Wrenn 3 7 4 1
United Kingdom M Goodbody w/ o United States J Parmly Paret 6 5 6 6
United States H McKittrick United Kingdom M Goodbody 4 4 0
United States J Parmly Paret 6 6 6 United States J Parmly Paret 6 6 6
United States G Sheldon 0 0 3 United States J Parmly Paret 4 1 6 3
United Kingdom W Eaves 6 6 6 United Kingdom W Eaves 6 6 3 6
FB Stevens 2 2 3 United Kingdom W Eaves 6 4 6 6
United States CR Budlong 6 6 6 United States CR Budlong 4 6 0 3
United States WKAuchincloss 3 3 1 United Kingdom W Eaves 7 6 6
United States J Neely 4 6 6 2 6 United States J Neely 5 2 2
United States T Gross 6 2 2 6 3 United States J Neely 6 6 6
United States JC Davidson 6 6 6 United States JC Davidson 2 4 2
United States H Avery 3 4 2

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
OM Bostwick 9 9 6
United Kingdom B Goodbody 7 7 3 OM Bostwick 1 2 3
United States H Ward 6 6 6 United States H Ward 6 6 6
United States A Codman 3 3 4 United States H Ward 6 4 6 6
WW Reece 2 6 5 6 10 GW Lee 4 6 4 4
United States H Plummer 6 4 7 4 8 WW Reece 4 1 r
GW Lee 6 6 6 GW Lee 6 6
United States WD Brownell 1 2 4 United States H Ward 3 4 4
United States SA Cushman 6 6 6 United States LE Ware 6 6 6
United States R Proctor 1 2 1 United States SA Cushman 2 2 1
United States LE Ware 6 6 6 United States LE Ware 6 6 6
EA Freshman 1 2 1 United States LE Ware 6 6 6
B Marshall w/ o United States H Holt 3 2 1
United States K McEnroe B Marshall
United States H Holt United States H Holt w/ o
bye

References[edit]

  • Albiero, Alessandro; Carta, Andrea (2010). The Grand Slam Record Book Vol. 1. Monte Porzio Catone: Effepi Libri. p. 580. ISBN 978-88-6002-017-8.