1887 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

Richard Sears won his 7th consecutive title by beating Henry Slocum in the challenge round 6–1, 6–3, 6–2, to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1887 U.S. National Championships.

Men's Singles
1887 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Richard Sears
Runner-upUnited States Henry Slocum
Final score6–1, 6–3, 6–2
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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DrawEdit

Challenge RoundEdit

Challenge Round
  Richard Sears 6 6 6
  Henry Slocum 1 3 2

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Finals
              
  Joseph Clark 8 4 3 3
  Henry Slocum 6 6 6 6
  Henry Slocum 12 7 6
  Howard Taylor 10 5 4
  Howard Taylor 6 6 6
  William Thacher 3 1 1

Earlier RoundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
  FS Mansfield
bye   FS Mansfield 6 8 6
  T Coulter w/ o   T Coulter 2 6 1
  WR Weeden   FS Mansfield 6 2 8 1 4
  J Clark   J Clark 3 6 6 6 6
bye   J Clark 8 6 8
  QA Shaw w/ o   QA Shaw 6 3 6
  A Empie Wright   J Clark 8 4 3 3
  GR Fearing 6 6 6   H Slocum 6 6 6 6
  W Lewis 4 4 0   GR Fearing 8 3 6 6
  CE Garrett 6 6 6   CE Garrett 6 6 4 1
  P Manchester 0 2 0   GR Fearing 1 5 2
  H Slocum   H Slocum 6 7 6
bye   H Slocum 6 4 8 6
  RL Beeckman 6 6 6   RL Beeckman 2 6 6 3
  M Fielding 4 4 0

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
  H Taylor 6 6 7
  O Campbell 3 2 5   H Taylor 6 6 6
  G Depew   G Depew 1 4 3
bye   H Taylor 6 1 6 6
  PS Sears   PS Sears 1 6 3 1
bye   PS Sears 6 6 6
  F Warren   F Warren 3 2 0
bye   H Taylor 6 6 6
  GM Brinley   WL Thacher 3 1 1
bye   GM Brinley 6 6 6
  NH Emmons 6 6 6   NH Emmons 4 1 2
  WH Barnes 1 4 1   GM Brinley 4 6 6 4
  WL Thacher 12 5 6 6   WL Thacher 6 8 3 6
  W Cushman 10 7 1 3   WL Thacher 6 9 6
  FW Taylor   FW Taylor 3 7 3
bye

ReferencesEdit

  • Albiero, Alessandro; Carta, Andrea (2010). The Grand Slam Record Book Vol. 1. Monte Porzio Catone: Effepi Libri. p. 572. ISBN 978-88-6002-017-8.