1906 Wimbledon Championships

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1906 Wimbledon Championships
Date June 25 – July 5 [1]
Edition 30th
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Worple Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Men's Singles
United Kingdom Lawrence Doherty [2]
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Dorothea Douglass [3]
Men's Doubles
United Kingdom Sydney Smith / United Kingdom Frank Riseley [4]

The 1906 Wimbledon Championships 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 25 June until 5 July. It was the 30th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1906.[5]


Wimbledon 1906, Men's doubles final

Men's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Lawrence Doherty defeated United Kingdom Frank Riseley, 6–4, 4–6, 6–2, 6–3 [2]

Women's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Dorothea Douglass defeated United States May Godfray Sutton, 6–3, 9–7 [3]

Men's Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Sydney Smith / United Kingdom Frank Riseley defeated United Kingdom Reginald Doherty / United Kingdom Laurie Doherty, 6–8, 6–4, 5–7, 6–3, 6–3 [4]


  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. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 
  3. ^ a b "Roll of Honour - Women's Singles". wimbledon.org. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 
  4. ^ a b "Roll of Honour - Men's Doubles". wimbledon.org. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 
  5. ^ 100 Years of Wimbledon, by Lance Tingay (Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977)

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Preceded by
1906 Australasian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1906 U.S. National Championships