1898 Wimbledon Championships

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1898 Wimbledon Championships
Date20 – 28 June
Edition22nd
CategoryGrand Slam
SurfaceGrass
LocationWorple Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
VenueAll England Lawn Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United Kingdom Reginald Doherty
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Charlotte Cooper
Men's Doubles
United Kingdom Laurence Doherty / United Kingdom Reginald Doherty
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The 1898 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The tournament ran from 20 June until 28 June.[1] It was the 22nd staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1898.[2][3]

Champions[edit]

Gentlemen's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Reginald Doherty defeated United Kingdom Laurence Doherty, 6–3, 6–3, 2–6, 5–7, 6–1 [4]

Ladies' Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Charlotte Cooper defeated United Kingdom Louisa Martin, 6–4, 6–4 [5]

Gentlemen's Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Laurence Doherty / United Kingdom Reginald Doherty defeated United States Clarence Hobart / United Kingdom Harold Nisbet, 6–4, 6–4, 6–2 [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  2. ^ Wimbledon – The Official History of the Championships, John Barrett, Collins Willow 2001 (the source of this draw)
  3. ^ "LAWN TENNIS". The Referee. Sydney: National Library of Australia. 10 August 1898. p. 9.
  4. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2016". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
  5. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2016". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
  6. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2016". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 29 June 2017.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1897 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1898 U.S. National Championships