1891 Wimbledon Championships

1891 Wimbledon Championships

1891 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   June 29–July 9[1]
Edition:   15th
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Worple Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
Wilfred Baddeley[2]
Women's Singles
Lottie Dod[3]
Men's Doubles
Wilfred Baddeley / Herbert Baddeley[4]
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1890 1892 > 

The 1891 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 29 June until 9 July. It was the 15th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1891.[5] There were 22 competitors for the men's singles.[5] Wilfred Baddeley was 19 years, 5 months and 23 days old when he won the men's singles final on July 4.[5] The ladies' singles and men's doubles were held after the men's singles had been completed.[1]

Champions

Gentlemen's Singles

Wilfred Baddeley defeated Joshua Pim, 6–4, 1–6, 7–5, 6–0.[2]

Ladies' Singles

Lottie Dod defeated Blanche Bingley Hillyard, 6–2, 6–1.[3]

Gentlemen's Doubles

Wilfred Baddeley / Herbert Baddeley defeated Joshua Pim / Frank Stoker, 6–1, 6–3, 1–6, 6–2.[4]

References

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

External links

  • Official Wimbledon Championships website
Preceded by
1890 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1891 U.S. National Championships