1898 Wimbledon Championships

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1898 Wimbledon Championships
Date(s) June 20–28[1]
Edition 22nd
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Worple Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
United Kingdom Reginald Doherty[2]
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Charlotte Cooper[3]
Men's Doubles
United Kingdom Reginald Doherty / United Kingdom Laurence Doherty[4]

The 1898 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament that 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 20 June until 28 June. It was the 22nd staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1898.[5][6]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

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

Women's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Charlotte Cooper defeated United Kingdom Louise Martin, 6–4, 6–4.[3]

Men's Doubles[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  2. ^ a b "Grand Slam Tournaments – Wimbledon" (PDF). usta.com. United States Tennis Association. 
  3. ^ a b "Roll of Honour – Women's Singles". wimbledon.org. 
  4. ^ a b "Roll of Honour – Men's Doubles". wimbledon.org. 
  5. ^ Wimbledon – The Official History of the Championships, John Barrett, Collins Willow 2001 (the source of this draw)
  6. ^ "LAWN TENNIS.". The Referee (Sydney: National Library of Australia). 10 August 1898. p. 9. 

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