Rackets at the 1908 Summer Olympics – Men's singles

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Men's singles rackets
at the Games of the IV Olympiad
Venue All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Dates April 27–29
Competitors 6 from 1 nation
Medalists
Gold medal    Great Britain
Silver medal    Great Britain
Bronze medal    Great Britain
Bronze medal    Great Britain
Rackets at the
1908 Summer Olympics
Racquets pictogram.svg
Singles men
Doubles men

The men's singles competition was one of two rackets events held as part of the Rackets at the 1908 Summer Olympics programme.

Results[edit]

Standings[edit]

Place Name Nation
1 Evan Noel Great Britain
2 Henry Leaf Great Britain
3 John Jacob Astor Great Britain
Henry Brougham Great Britain
5 Vane Pennell Great Britain
6 Cecil Browning Great Britain

Bracket[edit]

First round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
  Noel (GBR) 3  
  Browning (GBR) 1       Noel (GBR) 3  
           Pennell (GBR) 0  
             Noel (GBR) 3  
             Astor (GBR) 0  
               
               
             Noel (GBR) w/o1
             Leaf (GBR)  
               
               
             Leaf (GBR) 3  
             Brougham (GBR) 0  
                    
                    
      

1 Leaf broke his hand in the doubles competition and was forced to withdraw from the final; Noel was awarded the gold medal.

Sources[edit]

  • Cook, Theodore Andrea (1908). The Fourth Olympiad, Being the Official Report. London: British Olympic Association. 
  • De Wael, Herman (2001). "Racquets 1908". Herman's Full Olympians. Retrieved 3 May 2006.