1926 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1926 Wimbledon Championships
Champion France Jean Borotra[1]
Runner-up United States Howard Kinsey[1]
Final score 8–6, 6–1, 6–3
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed

Jean Borotra (FRA) defeated Howard Kinsey (USA) 8–6, 6–1, 6–3 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1926 Wimbledon Championships.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
   France Jacques Brugnon 6 4 6 4 6  
 United Kingdom Charles Kingsley 2 6 2 6 4  
   France Jacques Brugnon 4 6 3 6 7  
   United States Howard Kinsey 6 4 6 3 9  
 United States Howard Kinsey 6 6 3 6  
   South Africa Patrick Spence 3 3 6 3    
     United States Howard Kinsey 6 1 3    
   France Jean Borotra 8 6 6    
   France Henri Cochet 6 6 4 6    
 United Kingdom Colin Gregory 4 2 6 3    
 France Henri Cochet 6 5 6 3 5
   France Jean Borotra 2 7 2 6 7  
 Czechoslovakia Jan Koželuh 4 6 7 1  
   France Jean Borotra 6 4 9 6    

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 Czechoslovakia Zemla 1 7 6 6    
 United Kingdom Latchford 6 5 2 2        Czechoslovakia Zemla 2 6 6 2    
 United Kingdom Dicks 6 6 6          United Kingdom Dicks 6 3 3 0 r.  
Q  United Kingdom Weakley 4 0 4            Czechoslovakia Zemla 3 0 2      
 France Brugnon 4 6 6 6          France Brugnon 6 6 6      
 Romania Mişu 6 4 2 1        France Brugnon 7 6 6    
 United Kingdom Hodges 6 6 6          United Kingdom Hodges 5 2 2      
 India Bobb 4 2 4            France Brugnon 6 6 6    
 Australia Lycett 6 6 6            Australia Lycett 4 1 3    
 Austria Glanz 1 2 4          Australia Lycett 6 6 6      
 New Zealand Park                New Zealand Park 1 1 0      
 Australia Foley w/o                Australia Lycett 6 6 7    
 United Kingdom Aitken 6 1 8 6          United Kingdom Aitken 3 1 5      
 Australia Jones 0 6 6 0        United Kingdom Aitken 6 5 6 6  
 Netherlands Leembruggen                Netherlands Leembruggen 1 7 4 0    
 France Lacoste w/o          

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Kingsley 6 1 6 6    
 Argentina Robson 2 6 2 4        United Kingdom Kingsley 11 6 6      
 Switzerland Fisher 7 1 7 6        Switzerland Fisher 9 2 2      
 United Kingdom Watson 5 6 5 4          United Kingdom Kingsley 6 6 9      
 France Decugis 2 6 8 1 7        France Decugis 2 2 7      
 United Kingdom Crawford 6 4 6 6 5      France Decugis 6 7 4 6  
 United Kingdom Greville 6 6 6          United Kingdom Greville 3 5 6 4    
 New Zealand Young 2 3 1            United Kingdom Kingsley 6 1 6 2 6
 United Kingdom Mayes 6 6 6            United Kingdom Mayes 2 6 1 6 3
 United Kingdom Pogson-Smith 2 1 3          United Kingdom Mayes 3 6 4 7 6  
 Netherlands Timmer 6 6 6          Netherlands Timmer 6 4 6 5 3  
 United States Stralem 2 2 1            United Kingdom Mayes 2 5 6 6 6
 Switzerland Aeschliman 7 6 6            Switzerland Aeschliman 6 7 1 1 4  
 New Zealand Lowry 5 1 2          Switzerland Aeschliman 4 6 2 6 6
 United Kingdom Burnett 6 8 6          United Kingdom Burnett 6 3 6 4 1  
 United Kingdom Crossley 2 6 3      

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 India Fyzee 6 4 6 6    
 Indonesia Sarkies 3 6 2 3        India Fyzee 6 3 6 6    
 United Kingdom Peters 4 6 6 2 8      United Kingdom Peters 3 6 3 1    
 United Kingdom Mavrogordato 6 3 3 6 6        India Fyzee 8 4 1 4    
 Netherlands Bryan                  Netherlands Bryan 6 6 6 6    
 Austria Salm-Hoogstraeten w/o              Netherlands Bryan 2 6 6 5 6
 United Kingdom Dash 4 6 6 7        United Kingdom Dash 6 1 3 7 4  
 United Kingdom Philcox 6 2 0 5          Netherlands Bryan 4 2 4    
 United Kingdom Gilbert 7 2 4 6 6        United States Kinsey 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Campbell 5 6 6 3 2      United Kingdom Gilbert 1 1 4      
 United States Kinsey 6 6 6          United States Kinsey 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Dixon 2 1 1            United States Kinsey 6 6 4 3 6
 Spain Flaquer 8 6 3 7          Spain Flaquer 2 2 6 6 1  
 United Kingdom Olmsted 6 4 6 5        Spain Flaquer 2 9 9 7  
 United Kingdom Crawley 6 6 6          United Kingdom Crawley 6 7 7 5    
 United Kingdom Summerson 2 2 3      

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Sharpe 6 6 4 6    
 United Kingdom Ritchie 3 4 6 2        United Kingdom Sharpe 4 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Cholmondeley 6 6 6          United Kingdom Cholmondeley 6 4 1 3    
 Argentina Bryans 1 2 1            United Kingdom Sharpe 6 6 5 3    
 Denmark Petersen 6 6 7            South Africa Spence 8 3 7 6    
 Republic of Ireland Mockler 4 1 5          Denmark Petersen 3 6 6 2 2
 South Africa Spence 7 11 6          South Africa Spence 6 2 2 6 6  
 United Kingdom Pryce-Jones 5 9 3            South Africa Spence 4 5 6 6 6
 United Kingdom Greig 6 6 6            United Kingdom Greig 6 7 2 3 0
 United Kingdom Temple 4 2 4          United Kingdom Greig 8 6 6      
 United Kingdom Helmore 6 6 6          United Kingdom Helmore 6 2 3      
 Argentina Obarrio 1 4 4            United Kingdom Greig 6 3 6 6  
 United Kingdom Turnbull 6 6 6            United Kingdom Turnbull 4 6 2 0    
 United Kingdom Crole-Rees 3 3 2          United Kingdom Turnbull 6 7 6    
 Hungary Von Kehrling 7 6 2 6        Hungary Von Kehrling 2 5 3      
 France Feret 5 4 6 3    

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Bernard 4 7 6 6    
 United Kingdom Blair 6 5 3 1        United Kingdom Bernard 8 8 7 6    
 Netherlands Van Der Feen 6 5 7 6 6      Netherlands Van Der Feen 6 10 5 4    
 United Kingdom Jarvis 8 7 5 1 1        United Kingdom Bernard 1 3 3      
 United States Richards 6 6 6            France Cochet 6 6 6      
Q  Australia Yencken 0 0 0          United States Richards 6 3 4 2  
 France Cochet 6 7 6          France Cochet 4 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Dudley 1 5 3            France Cochet 6 7 6    
 United Kingdom Lester 8 9 6 6          United Kingdom Lester 2 5 0    
Q  United Kingdom McIlquham 6 7 8 4        United Kingdom Lester 6 6 17      
 United Kingdom Higgs 6 6 7          United Kingdom Higgs 3 3 15      
 Australia Sumner 3 2 5            United Kingdom Lester 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Lowe 6 6 6            United Kingdom Lowe 3 4 3      
Q  United Kingdom Crawshay-Williams 4 2 2          United Kingdom Lowe 6 6 3 6  
 Argentina Boyd 7 3 6 8        Argentina Boyd 2 2 6 3    
 United Kingdom Powell 5 6 4 6    

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Gregory 6 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Poland 3 4 8 3        United Kingdom Gregory 8 6 6      
 United Kingdom Hillyard                United Kingdom Hillyard 6 2 2      
 Russia Rodzianko w/o                United Kingdom Gregory 6 4 3 6 7  
 South Africa Sherwell 6 6 6 6          South Africa Sherwell 0 6 6 4 5  
 Kingdom of Yugoslavia Dungyersky 8 3 4 2        South Africa Sherwell 6 6 6    
Q  United Kingdom Crosbie 6 6 6         Q  United Kingdom Crosbie 4 0 1      
 United Kingdom Lewis-Philipps 2 3 3            United Kingdom Gregory 6 4 6 5 6
 United Kingdom Davson 6 6 6            United Kingdom Wheatley 4 6 2 7 1
Q  United Kingdom Williams 1 1 2          United Kingdom Davson 6 6 4 6    
 France Aslangul 9 6 4 6        France Aslangul 2 1 6 4    
 United Kingdom Ingram 7 4 6 2          United Kingdom Davson 6 4 7 0 3
 United Kingdom Wheatley 6 6 6            United Kingdom Wheatley 1 6 5 6 6  
 United Kingdom Tindell-Green 4 1 2          United Kingdom Wheatley 6 6 5 6  
 United Kingdom Mackintosh 2 6 1 6 6      United Kingdom Mackintosh 3 1 7 1    
 Austria Brick 6 2 6 3 2  

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 France Gobert 2 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Powell 6 3 0 3        France Gobert 6 5 5 6    
 Netherlands Van Lennep 6 7 6          Netherlands Van Lennep 2 7 7 8    
 United Kingdom Berger 0 5 3            Netherlands Van Lennep 0 6 4 1    
 United Kingdom Eames 4 6 6 6          United Kingdom Austin 6 4 6 6    
 United Kingdom Simpson 6 4 3 1        United Kingdom Eames 7 4 0 1 r.
 United Kingdom Austin 6 6 7          United Kingdom Austin 5 6 6 4    
 United Kingdom Lawrence 1 0 5            United Kingdom Austin 6 0 1 3  
 United Kingdom Standring 6 6 6            Czechoslovakia Koželuh 2 6 6 6  
Q  United Kingdom Willford 1 3 2          United Kingdom Standring 6 2 3 2    
 Czechoslovakia Koželuh 6 6 6          Czechoslovakia Koželuh 4 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Thomas 0 2 2            Czechoslovakia Koželuh 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Pennycuick                  United Kingdom Pennycuick 1 1 3      
 United Kingdom Alderson w/o              United Kingdom Pennycuick 6 9 4 6  
 United Kingdom Roupell 6 6 2 4 6      United Kingdom Roupell 3 7 6 2    
 United Kingdom Stott 4 0 6 6 3  

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 France Borotra 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Godfree 3 4 4          France Borotra 3 6 7 6    
 India Fyzee 7 6 2 6        India Fyzee 6 4 5 4    
 United Kingdom Hughes 5 2 6 4          France Borotra 6 6 7      
 United Kingdom Lowe 6 6 6            United Kingdom Lowe 3 4 5      
 Belgium Watson 2 2 1          United Kingdom Lowe 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Lindop 6 6 6          United Kingdom Lindop 1 1 2      
 Portugal Castro Pereira 3 3 2            France Borotra 6 2 6 7  
Q  United Kingdom Davin                  Denmark Ulrich 1 6 4 5  
 Greece Papadopoulos w/o             Q  United Kingdom Davin 5 6 6 4    
 Denmark Ulrich 4 6 6 6        Denmark Ulrich 7 8 3 6    
 Canada Morrice 6 4 1 4          Denmark Ulrich 7 6 8    
 Argentina Cattaruzza 6 6 9            Argentina Cattaruzza 5 1 6      
 New Zealand Fisher 2 0 7          Argentina Cattaruzza 4 6 4 6 6
 United Kingdom Radcliffe 8 7 8          United Kingdom Radcliffe 6 3 6 1 2  
 Mexico De La Borbolla 6 5 6      

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. p. 296. ISBN 0007117078. 

External links[edit]

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