1898 Wimbledon Championships – Gentlemen's Singles

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Gentlemen's Singles
1898 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United Kingdom Reginald Doherty
Runner-up United Kingdom Laurence Doherty
Final score 6–3, 6–3, 2–6, 5–7, 6–1
Details
Draw 37
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Laurence Doherty defeated Harold Mahony 6–1, 6–2, 4–6, 2–6, 14–12 in the All Comers Final, but the reigning champion Reginald Doherty defeated Laurence Doherty 6–3, 6–3, 2–6, 5–7, 6–1 in the Challenge Round to win the 1898 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Challenge round[edit]

Challenge Round
             
United Kingdom Laurence Doherty 3 3 6 7 1
United Kingdom Reginald Doherty 6 6 2 5 6

All Comers' Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                         
United Kingdom Major Ritchie 2 6 3 2
United States Clarence Hobart 6 3 6 6
United States Clarence Hobart 1 4 3
United Kingdom Laurence Doherty 6 6 6
United Kingdom Laurence Doherty 6 6 3 6
United Kingdom John Flavelle 2 3 6 0
United Kingdom Laurence Doherty 6 6 4 2 14
United Kingdom Harold Mahony 1 2 6 6 12
United Kingdom Arthur Gore 4 6 4 6 7
United Kingdom Sydney Smith 6 0 6 3 5
United Kingdom Arthur Gore 2 6 6 2 4
United Kingdom Harold Mahony 6 3 4 6 6
United Kingdom Harold Mahony 6 6 6
United Kingdom George Simond 2 4 4

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom Major Ritchie 2 6 6 8 6
United Kingdom Harry Barlow 6 2 8 6 1
United Kingdom M Ritchie 6 6 7
United Kingdom R Hough 1 4 5
United Kingdom J Johnstone 5 0 5
United Kingdom Robert Hough 7 6 7
United Kingdom M Ritchie 2 6 3 2
United States C Hobart 6 3 6 6
United States Clarence Hobart 9 6 6
United Kingdom Gillibrand Evered 7 1 3
United States C Hobart 6 4 6 6
United Kingdom F Payn 1 6 3 3
United Kingdom Frederick Payn 3 6 6 3 6
United Kingdom LT Ball 6 4 4 6 4

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom Herbert Roper Barrett 4 6 3 6 9
United Kingdom George Caridia 6 2 6 4 7
United Kingdom HR Barrett 1 4 1
United Kingdom L Doherty 6 6 6
United Kingdom Laurence Doherty 6 6 6
United Kingdom George Hillyard 1 3 1
United Kingdom L Doherty 6 6 3 6
United Kingdom J Flavelle 2 3 6 0
United Kingdom John Flavelle 6 4 6 6
United Kingdom Allan Pearson 1 6 6 6 United Kingdom A Pearson 3 6 4 3
United Kingdom JH Hechle 6 0 0 4 United Kingdom J Flavelle 7 6 6 6
United Kingdom MRL White 7 1 6 6 United Kingdom MRL White 9 4 1 4
United Kingdom Arthur Norris 5 6 0 0 United Kingdom MRL White 3 6 6 4 6
United Kingdom E Stanley 7 6 6 United Kingdom E Stanley 6 4 3 6 2
United Kingdom Alexander Mackay 5 2 4

Bottom half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom Arthur Gore
United Kingdom John Boucher w/o United Kingdom A Gore 9 0 6 6
United Kingdom Harold Nisbet 7 6 8 United Kingdom H Nisbet 7 6 1 4
United Kingdom Frederick Plaskitt 5 4 6 United Kingdom A Gore 4 6 8 12
United Kingdom G Greville 6 4 6 10
United Kingdom George Greville 6 6 6
United States Wylie Grant 1 0 1
United Kingdom A Gore 4 6 4 6 7
United Kingdom S Smith 6 0 6 3 5
United Kingdom Sydney Smith
United Kingdom Wilberforce Eaves w/o
United Kingdom S Smith 6 6 6
United Kingdom D Hawes 1 2 2
United Kingdom David Hawes 6 4 12 7
United Kingdom George Mewburn 3 6 10 5

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom Harold Mahony 6 6 6
United Kingdom S Baddeley 3 3 2
United Kingdom H Mahony 6 6 6 6
United Kingdom P Pearson 4 3 8 1
United Kingdom Philip Pearson 6 6 6
United Kingdom RF Leslie 1 2 1
United Kingdom H Mahony 6 6 6
United Kingdom G Simond 2 4 4
United Kingdom Oswald Milne
United Kingdom Horace Chapman w/o
United Kingdom O Milne 2 4 1
United Kingdom G Simond 6 6 6
United Kingdom George Simond 9 3 6 12
United States Jahial Parmly Paret 7 6 3 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ 100 Years of Wimbledon by Lance Tingay, Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230. 

External links[edit]

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