1889 Wimbledon Championships – Gentlemen's Doubles

George Hillyard and Ernest Lewis defeated Arthur Gore and George Mewburn 6–2, 6–1, 6–3 in the All Comers' Final, but the reigning champions Ernest Renshaw and William Renshaw defeated Hillyard and Lewis 6–4, 6–4, 3–6, 0–6, 6–1 in the Challenge Round to win the Gentlemen' Doubles tennis title at the 1889 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Gentlemen's Doubles
1889 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionsUnited Kingdom Ernest Renshaw
United Kingdom William Renshaw
Runners-upUnited Kingdom George Hillyard
United Kingdom Ernest Lewis
Final score6–4, 6–4, 3–6, 0–6, 6–1
Details
Draw9
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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DrawEdit

KeyEdit

Challenge roundEdit

Challenge Round
       
  George Hillyard
  Ernest Lewis
4 4 6 6 1
  Ernest Renshaw
  William Renshaw
6 6 3 0 6

All Comers'Edit

First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
  RK Micklethwait
  W Watkins
  Harry Carlton
  Harry Scrivener
w/o
  RK Micklethwait
  W Watkins
w/o
  Arthur Gore
  George Mewburn
  Arthur Gore
  George Mewburn
6 6 6
  CJ Cramer-Roberts
  HC Smith
  CJ Cramer-Roberts
  HC Smith
2 2 3
  FL Rawson
  HS Stone
w/o   Arthur Gore
  George Mewburn
2 1 3
  George Hillyard
  Ernest Lewis
6 6 6
  George Hillyard
  Ernest Lewis
6 4 6 6
  GED Brown
  P Brown
3 6 4 0
  George Hillyard
  Ernest Lewis
9 6 3 4 6
  Herbert Baddeley
  Wilfred Baddeley
7 3 6 6 1
  Herbert Baddeley
  Wilfred Baddeley
6 6 6
  Arthur Stanley
  A Walker
4 3 2

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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