1905 Wimbledon Championships

1905 Wimbledon Championships

1905 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   June 26 – July 8 [1]
Edition:   29th
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Worple Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Men's Singles
Lawrence Doherty [2]
Women's Singles
May Godfray Sutton [3]
Men's Doubles
Reginald Doherty / Lawrence Doherty [4]
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1904 1906 > 

The 1905 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament that 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 26 June until 8 July. It was the 29th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1905.[5] May Godfray Sutton was the first overseas winner of a Wimbledon championship.[5] There were 71 entries into the men's singles draw setting a new participation record for the event.[5]


Wimbledon 1905, Ladies final between May Sutton and Dorothea Douglass.

Men's Singles

Lawrence Doherty defeated Norman Brookes, 8–6, 6–2, 6–4 [2]

Women's Singles

May Sutton defeated Dorothea Douglass, 6–3, 6–4 [3]

Men's Doubles

Reginald Doherty / Laurie Doherty defeate Sydney Smith / Frank Riseley, 6–2, 6–4, 6–8, 6–3 [4]


  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London, 2010)
  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
1905 Australasian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1905 U.S. National Championships