1888 U.S. National Championships – Men's Singles

Henry Slocum defeated Howard Taylor 6-4, 6-1, 6-0 in the All Comers' Final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1888 U.S. National Championships. Henry Slocum won the Challenge Round as reigning champion Richard Sears did not defend his title. The event was held at the Newport Casino, R.I.[1]

Men's Singles
1888 U.S. National Championships
ChampionUnited States Henry Slocum [1]
Runner-upUnited States Richard Sears [1]
Final scorew/o
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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DrawEdit

Challenge roundEdit

Challenge Round
       
  Richard Sears
  Henry Slocum w/ o

All Comers' finalsEdit

Semifinals Finals
              
  Henry Slocum 6 6 6
  Oliver Campbell 2 3 4
  Henry Slocum 6 6 6
  Howard Taylor 4 1 0
  Philip Sears 7 4 2 2
  Howard Taylor 5 6 6 6

Earlier RoundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
  H Slocum 6 6 6
  WH Barnes 2 0 0   H Slocum 6 6 6
  J Clark 6 3 6 6   J Clark 2 3 2
  FLV Hoppin 3 6 1 2   H Slocum 4 6 6 6
  J Dwight 6 6 6   J Dwight 6 3 0 2
  FW Taylor 0 1 2   J Dwight 6 6 6
  E Tuttle w/ o   E Tuttle 1 0 1
  CF Stickney   H Slocum 6 6 6
  CP Wilbur 6 6 9   O Campbell 2 3 4
  C Beatty 3 3 7   CP Wilbur 2 1 3
  O Campbell 7 6 6   O Campbell 6 6 6
  WD Waller 5 3 2   O Campbell 4 6 1 8 6
  M Fielding 6 6 6   A Empie Wright 6 3 6 6 2
  F Warren 1 2 3   M Fielding 6 2 1 1
  A Empie Wright 6 6 6   A Empie Wright 2 6 6 6
  J Brown 2 3 3

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
  GW Lee 6 7 6
  WR Weeden 4 5 2   GW Lee 6 0 4
  PS Sears 6 6 6   PS Sears 8 6 6
  WL Jennings 2 3 2   PS Sears 8 6 6
  J Ryerson 8 6 3 6   J Ryerson 6 0 4
  A Hubbard 6 3 6 0   J Ryerson 6 6 3 11
  B Lamb 6 6 6   B Lamb 2 0 6 9
  A Rives 1 2 1   PS Sears 7 4 2 2
  H Taylor w/ o   H Taylor 5 6 6 6
  FA Kellogg   H Taylor 6 6 6
  RB Hale w/ o   RB Hale 1 1 1
  GM Brinley   H Taylor 6 6 7
  P Presbry 19 8 6 3 6   AL Williston 2 3 5
  TS Tailer 21 6 1 6 4   P Presbry 6 4 4 4
  AL Williston 6 6 7 3 6   AL Williston 2 6 6 6
  VG Hall 4 8 5 6 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c History of Tennis by Bud Collins, New Chapter Press. 2010
  • 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.