1903 Wimbledon Championships – Gentlemen's Singles

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Gentlemen's Singles
1903 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United Kingdom Laurence Doherty
Runner-up United Kingdom Frank Riseley
Final score 7–5, 6–3, 6–0
Details
Draw 42
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1902 · Wimbledon Championships · 1904 →

Frank Riseley defeated Major Ritchie 1–6, 6–3, 8–6, 13–11 in the All Comers' Final, but the reigning champion Laurence Doherty defeated Riseley 7–5, 6–3, 6–0 in the Challenge Round to win the 1903 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Challenge round[edit]

Challenge Round
             
United Kingdom Frank Riseley 5 3 0
United Kingdom Laurence Doherty 7 6 6

All Comers' Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                         
United Kingdom Brame Hillyard 1 4 4
United Kingdom Frank Riseley 6 6 6
United Kingdom Frank Riseley 7 6 7 1 9
United Kingdom Sydney Smith 5 3 9 6 7
United Kingdom Henry Pollard 2 3 1
United Kingdom Sydney Smith 6 6 6
United Kingdom Frank Riseley 1 6 8 13
United Kingdom Major Ritchie 6 3 6 11
United Kingdom George Caridia 6 6 6
United Kingdom Ernest Stanley Salmon 3 4 2
United Kingdom George Caridia 1 0 6 1
United Kingdom Major Ritchie 6 6 4 6
United Kingdom Major Ritchie 6 6 6
United Kingdom Ernest Wills 1 2 2

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom Brame Hillyard
United Kingdom Lionel Escombe w/o
United Kingdom B Hillyard 6 3 6 7
United Kingdom D Hawes 4 6 3 5
United Kingdom David Hawes 7 3 6 6
United Kingdom John Flavelle 5 6 3 0
United Kingdom B Hillyard 6 6 6
United Kingdom F Riseley 1 4 4
United Kingdom Arthur Norris 6 6 6
Netherlands Thomas Vreede 0 4 0
United Kingdom A Norris 2 0 3
United Kingdom F Riseley 6 6 6
United Kingdom Frank Riseley 6 6 6
Netherlands Broose van Groenou 0 2 0

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom Henry Pollard 6 6 6
United Kingdom LL Whiteway 1 1 4
United Kingdom H Pollard 8 6 4 7 7
United Kingdom F Donisthorpe 6 3 6 9 5
United Kingdom Henry Wilson-Fox 4 6 6 4 3
United Kingdom Frank Donisthorpe 6 6 6 United Kingdom F Donisthorpe 6 2 3 6 6
United Kingdom Evelyn Mellor 3 3 2 United Kingdom H Pollard 6 6 6
United Kingdom Sydney Smith 6 6 6 United Kingdom S Smith 2 3 1
United Kingdom R Williams 1 3 1 United Kingdom S Smith 6 6 6
United Kingdom Arthur Gore 6 6 6 United Kingdom A Gore 4 3 3
United Kingdom FJ Barker 1 2 3 United Kingdom S Smith 6 6 7
United Kingdom Harold Mahony 6 6 6 United Kingdom H Mahony 3 4 5
United Kingdom George Ball-Greene 2 4 3 United Kingdom H Mahony 6 6 6
United Kingdom Sydney Adams United Kingdom S Adams 4 4 1
United Kingdom Walter Crawley w/o

Bottom half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom George Caridia 7 6 6
United Kingdom HR Fussell 5 1 2 United Kingdom G Caridia 8 6 6
United States Clarence Hobart 5 6 6 6 United States C Hobart 6 2 1
United Kingdom Stanley Franklin 7 2 2 0 United Kingdom G Caridia 2 11 3 7 6
United Kingdom Frederick Payn 6 6 6 United Kingdom F Payn 6 9 6 5 2
United Kingdom E Yatman 3 2 4 United Kingdom F Payn 6 10 6
United Kingdom Roderick McNair 6 6 3 6 United Kingdom R McNair 3 8 2
United Kingdom Frederick Plaskitt 3 2 6 3 United Kingdom G Caridia 6 6 6
United Kingdom Charles Simond 6 5 6 6 United Kingdom ES Salmon 3 4 2
United Kingdom Percy Pinckney 3 7 4 3 United Kingdom C Simond 2 6 3 7
United Kingdom Albert Prebble 6 1 6 9
United Kingdom A Prebble 6 3 2 3
United Kingdom ES Salmon 3 6 6 6
United Kingdom Ernest Salmon 6 6 6
United Kingdom William Martin 4 3 4

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom George Greville 6 6 6
United Kingdom ER Clarke 2 0 2
United Kingdom G Greville 5 14 3 2
United Kingdom M Ritchie 7 12 6 6
United Kingdom Major Ritchie 6 6 6
United Kingdom Charlie Finlason 1 2 0
United Kingdom M Ritchie 6 6 6
United Kingdom E Wills 1 2 2
United Kingdom GL Orme 6 6 9
United Kingdom Robert Hough 1 1 7
United Kingdom GL Orme 5 6 2 4
United Kingdom E Wills 7 1 6 6
United Kingdom Ernest Wills 6 6 3 6
United Kingdom AH Greening 2 4 6 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tingay, Lance (1977). 100 Years of Wimbledon. Enfield [Eng.]: Guinness Superlatives. ISBN 0900424710. 
  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