1879 Wimbledon Championship – Singles

John Hartley defeated Vere St. Leger Goold 6–2, 6–4, 6–2 in the All Comers' Final to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1879 Wimbledon Championships. The reigning champion Frank Hadow did not defend his title.[1][2]

Singles
1879 Wimbledon Championship
ChampionsUnited Kingdom John Hartley
Runners-upUnited Kingdom Vere St. Leger Goold
Final score6–2, 6–4, 6–2
Details
Draw45
Seeds
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DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
  Charles Heathcote 4 3 3
  John Hartley 6 6 6   John Hartley 2 6 6 6
  Cecil Parr 6 6 6   Cecil Parr 6 0 1 1
  Charles Barry 2 5 4   John Hartley 6 6 6
  George Tabor 2 5 6 3   Vere St. Leger Goold 2 4 2
  Vere St. Leger Goold 6 6 5 6   Vere St. Leger Goold
bye
Second Place
  Cecil Parr 6 2 6 4 4
  Vere St. Leger Goold 4 6 5 6 6

Earlier RoundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  CL Stephen
  Hugh Taylor w/o   CL Stephen 6 2 1 6 1
  CJ Coventry 2 6 3 6 5   C Heathcote 1 6 6 5 6
  Charles Heathcote 6 4 6 5 6   C Heathcote 6 6 6
  Victor Brooke   V Brooke 2 0 1
  Ernest Renshaw w/o   V Brooke 4 6 2 6 6
  BT Cotton 6 3 6 6   BT Cotton 6 3 6 2 1
  Alfred Schacht 1 6 1 4   C Heathcote 4 3 3
  Charles Cole 0 0 3   J Hartley 6 6 6
  John Hartley 6 6 6   J Hartley 6 6 5 0 6
  FW Porter 0 1 1   R Erskine 4 5 6 6 5
  Robert Erskine 6 6 6   J Hartley 6 6 4 6
  George Cartland 6 2 6 1 6   W Marshall 1 3 6 1
  Henry Mulholland 2 6 3 6 4   G Cartland 3 2 4
  William Marshall 6 6 6   W Marshall 6 6 6
  Algernon Cochran 1 2 2

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Cecil Parr 6 3 6 3 6
  George Montgomerie 3 6 4 6 3   C Parr 6 6 6
  Hubert Medlycott 6 6 4 6   H Medlycott 5 5 2
  Edward Hill 1 0 6 1   C Parr 6 1 6 6
  Capt. Belson 1 5 2   T Hoare 4 6 0 2
  Edward Buxton 6 6 6   E Buxton 3 2 0r
  WF Adams 5 1 5   T Hoare 6 6 0
  Thomas Hoare 6 6 6   C Parr 6 6 6
  Arthur Basil-Brooke 6 6 1 6   CD Barry 2 5 4
  Harry Gillson 5 2 6 4   A Basil-Brooke 1 0 2
  Arthur Myers 6 3 6 6   A Myers 6 6 6
  William Wells-Cole 2 6 5 5   A Myers 3 2 2
  Charles Barry 6 6 6   CD Barry 6 6 6
  R Barrington 0 1 1   CD Barry 6 6 6
  George Arbuthnot 6 4 6 6   G Arbuthnot 1 4 4
  Otway Woodhouse 2 6 1 2

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  George Tabor
  William Renshaw w/o   G Tabor 4 6 6 6
  WE Martin 6 6 6   WE Martin 6 4 5 4
  Lyttleton Winslow 0 1 2   G Tabor 5 4 6 6 6
  Edmond Brackenbury 0 5 4   E Lubbock 6 6 5 1 5
  S Pilkington 6 6 6   S Pilkington 2 2 0
  Herbert Lawford 2 6 1 2   E Lubbock 6 6 6
  Edgar Lubbock 6 4 6 6   G Tabor 2 5 6 3
  Alfred Mulholland 5 6 6 6   V Goold 6 6 5 6
  Arthur Tabor 6 2 3 0   AJ Mulholland
bye
  AJ Mulholland 4 6 1 4
  Vere St. Leger Goold 6 6 6   V Goold 6 2 6 6
  F Durant 1 2 3   V Goold 6 6 6
  JD Vans Agnew 2 3 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 100 Years of Wimbledon by Lance Tingay, Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

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