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
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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
Preceded by
1926 French Championships – Men's Singles
Grand Slams
Men's Singles
Succeeded by
1926 U.S. Championships – Men's Singles