1886 U.S. National Championships – Singles

Five-time defending champion Richard Sears defeated Robert Livingston Beeckman in the challenge round 4–6, 6–1, 6–3, 6–4, to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1886 U.S. National Championships. For the first time, all matches were played best of 5 sets.

Singles
1886 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Richard Sears
Runner-upUnited States Robert Livingston Beeckman
Final score4–6, 6–1, 6–3, 6–4
Details
Draw32
Events
Singles Doubles
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DrawEdit

Challenge RoundEdit

Challenge Round
  Richard Sears 4 6 6 6
  Robert L Beeckman 6 1 3 4

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Finals
              
  Joseph Clark 5 2 3
  Howard Taylor 6 6 6
  Howard Taylor 6 3 4 2
  Robert L Beeckman 2 6 6 6
  Robert L Beeckman 6 6 6
  Charles A Chase 4 0 2

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  GM Brinley
bye   GM Brinley 6 3 6 6
  P Presbry 6 6 6   P Presbry 2 6 2 4
R Gamble 3 1 5   GM Brinley 0 4 3
  J Clark   J Clark 6 6 6
bye   J Clark 6 6 6
  Edgar   Edgar 0 1 1
bye   J Clark 1 6 6 6
  H Slocum   H Slocum 6 5 5 2
bye   H Slocum 4 6 6 6
  O Campbell   O Campbell 6 1 3 1
bye   H Slocum 6 4 6 4
  PS Sears   PS Sears 2 6 2 6
bye   PS Sears 5 4 6 6 6
  WR Weeden   WR Weeden 6 6 1 0 3
bye

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  H Taylor
bye   H Taylor 0 3 6 6 13
  J Dwight   J Dwight 6 6 1 2 11
bye   H Taylor 6 6 6
  W Berry   W Berry 0 0 1
bye   W Berry
bye
  H Taylor 6 6 6
  QA Shaw   QA Shaw 3 5 5
bye   QA Shaw
bye
  QA Shaw 6 6 4 6
  MS Paton   GA Smith 0 1 6 1
bye   MS Paton 1 1 0
  GA Smith 2 6 6 6   GA Smith 6 6 6
  WH Barnes 6 3 4 4

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  E.A. Manice
bye   E.A. Manice 0 0 1
  RL Beeckman   RL Beeckman 6 6 6
bye   RL Beeckman 6 6 6
  Miller   HM Sears 2 0 0
bye   Miller 6 3 3 6 6
  HM Sears   HM Sears 2 6 6 5 7
bye   RL Beeckman 6 3 6 6
  C Nightingale   FS Mansfield 4 6 0 3
bye   C Nightingale 1 0 0
  FS Mansfield   FS Mansfield 6 6 6
bye   FS Mansfield 6 6 6
  W Lewis   M Fielding 4 1 3
bye   W Lewis 2 2 3
  M Fielding   M Fielding 6 6 6
bye

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  SH Hooper
bye   SH Hooper 0 3 0
  CA Chase   CA Chase 6 6 6
bye   CA Chase 6 6 6
  A Rives   Robbins 5 3 2
bye   A Rives
  Robbins   Robbins w/ o
bye   CA Chase 6 6 6
  D'Invilliers   M Post 0 2 4
bye   D'Invilliers
  M Post   M Post w/ o
bye   M Post 6 6 3 2 6
  F Warren   F Warren 2 4 6 6 2
bye   F Warren 7 2 6 6 6
  FW Taylor   FW Taylor 9 6 3 0 4
bye

ReferencesEdit

  • 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.