1897 Wimbledon Championships – Gentlemen's Singles

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Gentlemen's Singles
1897 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United Kingdom R. F. Doherty[1]
Runner-up United Kingdom H. S. Mahony[1]
Final score 6-4 6-4 6-3
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women seniors
WC Doubles men women

Reginald Doherty defeated Wilberforce Eaves 6-3, 7-5, 2-0 (retired) in the All Comers Final, and then defeated the reigning champion Harold Mahony 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 in the Challenge Round to win the 1897 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Finals
             
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland SH Smith 3 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland G. W. Hillyard 6 4 2 4      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland SH Smith 2 7 6 2 1  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland T. G. P. Greville 1 2 10 0      Australia W. V. Eaves 6 5 1 6 6  
 Australia W. V. Eaves 6 6 8 6        Australia W. V. Eaves 3 5 0 r
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland W. Baddeley 6 6 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland R. F. Doherty 6 7 2
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H. L. Doherty 4 2 2      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland W. Baddeley 3 0 3
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland R. F. Doherty w/o      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland R. F Doherty 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland F. L. Riseley  

Top Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland CHL Cazalet 6 6 10  
   United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland SC Atkey 2 2 8      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland CHL Cazalet 6 6 2 2 1  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland SH Smith 7 8 6      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland SH Smith 4 3 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland AW Hallward 5 6 3        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland SH Smith 3 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland GW Hillyard w/o        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland GW Hillyard 6 4 2 4  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland W Wallace      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland GW Hillyard 6 6 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland AEM Taylor 6 6 3 3 6      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland AEM Taylor 2 2 1  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland GE Evered 1 3 6 6 4        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HS Smith 2 7 6 2 1
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland TGP Greville 6 6 6        Australia WV Eaves 6 5 1 6 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland AJB Norris 2 2 1      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland TGP Greville w/o  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland JJ Stone 5 2 3      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland AW Gore  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland AW Gore 7 6 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland TGP Greville 1 2 10 0
 Australia WV Eaves 6 6 6        Australia WV Eaves 6 6 8 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland R Sheldon 3 3 2      Australia WV Eaves 8 6 6 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland AH Riseley 6 6 6      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland AH Riseley 10 3 1 4  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland FJG Plaskett 0 2 4  

Bottom Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HA Nisbet 6 6 7 6  
   United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland RB Hough 3 2 9 3      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HA Nisbet 2 2 5  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland W Baddeley w/o      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland W Baddeley 6 6 7  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland DM Hawes        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland W Baddeley 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland AE Crawley w/o        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HL Doherty 4 2 2  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland A Palmer      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland AE Crawley 0 2 5
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HL Doherty 6 6 8      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland HL Doherty 6 6 7  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland H Baddeley 4 4 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland W Baddeley 3 0 3
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland RF Doherty 11 1 6 6        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland RF Doherty 6 6 6
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland GM Simond 9 6 4 3      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland RF Doherty 6 6 9  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland FSM Bates 4 3 5      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland O Milne 2 1 7  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland O Milne 6 6 7        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland RF Doherty w/o
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland FL Riseley w/o        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland FL Riseley  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland MF Goodbody      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland FL Riseley w/o
 bye        United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland MJG Ritchie  
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Major Ritchie    

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 100 Years of Wimbledon by Lance Tingay, Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977
  2. ^ Wimbledon - The Official History of the Championships by John Barrett, Collins Willow 2001 (the source of this draw)

External links[edit]

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