1885 U.S. National Championships – Singles

Richard Sears defeated Godfrey M. Brinley in the final, 6–3, 4–6, 6–0, 6–3, to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1885 U.S. National Championships. This was Sears fifth title at the U.S. championships.[1]

Singles
1885 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Richard Sears
Runner-upUnited States Godfrey M. Brinley
Final score6–3, 4–6, 6–0, 6–3
Details
Draw26
Events
Singles Doubles
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DrawEdit

Challenge RoundEdit

Challenge Round
  Richard Sears 6 4 6 6
  Godfrey M Brinley 3 6 0 3

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Finals
            
  Joseph Clark 4 3
  Percy Knapp 6 6
  Percy Knapp 3 3 6 4
  Godfrey M Brinley 6 6 3 6
  Godfrey M Brinley 3 9 6
  Walter Berry 6 7 1

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
  J Clark
bye   J Clark 6 1 8
  RL Beeckman 6 6   RL Beeckman 2 6 6
  GA Smith 1 2   J Clark 7 1 6
  A Moffat   A Moffat 5 6 3
bye   A Moffat 6 9 6
  FS Mansfield 6 6   FS Mansfield 0 11 3
  CE Garrett 3 3   J Clark 4 3
  P Knapp 6 7   P Knapp 6 6
  W Shippen 1 5   P Knapp 6 6
  SH Hooper 9 6   SH Hooper 0 2
  FJ Hynes 7 2   P Knapp 4 10 6
  H Taylor   H Taylor 6 8 2
bye   H Taylor 6 6
  C Nightingale 6 4 7   C Nightingale 4 2
  HS Morgan 3 6 5

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
  GM Brinley
bye   GM Brinley 6 4 6
  H Slocum   H Slocum 1 6 2
bye   GM Brinley 6 6
  CB Davis 6 7   CB Davis 2 1
  P Presbry 3 5   CB Davis 6 6
  H Lilienthal w/ o   H Lilienthal 1 0
  C Clark   GM Brinley 3 9 6
  W Berry 6 6   W Berry 6 7 1
  MA Howe 3 1   W Berry 6 2 6
  F Warren 3 6 7   F Warren 3 6 3
  W Lewis 6 3 5   W Berry 6 6
  F Keene 9 6   F Keene 2 1
  EH Gillette 7 2   F Keene w/ o
  MS Paton   MS Paton
bye

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Talbert, Bill (1967). Tennis Observed. Boston: Barre Publishers. p. 63. OCLC 172306.
  • Albiero, Alessandro; Carta, Andrea (2010). The Grand Slam Record Book Vol. 1. Monte Porzio Catone: Effepi Libri. p. 571. ISBN 978-88-6002-017-8.