1905 Wimbledon Championships

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1905 Wimbledon Championships
Date 26 June – 8 July
Edition 29th
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Worple Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Venue All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United Kingdom Laurence Doherty
Women's Singles
United States May Sutton
Men's Doubles
United Kingdom Laurence Doherty / United Kingdom Reginald Doherty
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The 1905 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 26 June until 8 July.[1] It was the 29th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1905.[2] May Sutton was the first overseas winner of a Wimbledon championship.[2] There were 71 entries into the men's singles draw setting a new participation record for the event.[2]

Champions[edit]

Wimbledon 1905, Ladies final between May Sutton and Dorothea Douglass.

Men's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Laurence Doherty defeated Australia Norman Brookes, 8–6, 6–2, 6–4 [3]

Women's Singles[edit]

United States May Sutton defeated United Kingdom Dorothea Douglass, 6–3, 6–4 [4]

Men's Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Laurence Doherty / United Kingdom Reginald Doherty defeated United Kingdom Frank Riseley / United Kingdom Sydney Smith, 6–2, 6–4, 6–8, 6–3 [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London, 2010)
  2. ^ a b c 100 Years of Wimbledon, by Lance Tingay (Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977)
  3. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2016". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 29 June 2017. 
  4. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2016". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 29 June 2017. 
  5. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2016". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 29 June 2017. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1905 Australasian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1905 U.S. National Championships