1889 Wimbledon Championships – Gentlemen's Singles

William Renshaw defeated Harry S. Barlow 3–6, 5–7, 8–6, 10–8, 8–6 in the All Comers' Final, and then defeated his brother and reigning champion Ernest Renshaw 6–4, 6–1, 3–6, 6–0 in the Challenge Round to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1889 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2] Renshaw survived a total of six match points in the All Comers Final against Barlow at 2–5 and 6–7 in the fourth set and trailed 0–5 in the final set.[3][4]

Gentlemen's Singles
1889 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionUnited Kingdom William Renshaw
Runner-upUnited Kingdom Ernest Renshaw
Final score6–4, 6–1, 3–6, 6–0
Details
Draw24
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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DrawEdit

KeyEdit

Challenge roundEdit

Challenge Round
       
  William Renshaw 6 6 3 6
  Ernest Renshaw 4 1 6 0

All Comers' FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
              
  Willoughby Hamilton 6 3 6 3 3
  Harry Barlow 3 6 2 6 6
  Harry Barlow 6 7 6 8 6
  William Renshaw 3 5 8 10 8
  William Renshaw 7 5 6 6
  Herbert Lawford 5 7 3 2

Top halfEdit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
  Ernest Lewis 6 6 6
  TS Campion 1 1 1
  E Lewis 6 5 3 7 4
  W Hamilton 4 7 6 5 6
  Willoughby Hamilton
  James Baldwin w/o
  W Hamilton 6 3 6 3 3
  George Hillyard 6 6 6   H Barlow 3 6 2 6 6
  Lyttleton Winslow 4 3 3   G Hillyard 6 4 6 13
  FA Bowlby   FA Bowlby 3 6 4 11
  Ernest Meers w/o   G Hillyard 5 2 4
  Harry Barlow 6 6 8   H Barlow 7 6 6
  FA Darbishire 4 1 6   H Barlow 6 6 6 3 9
  FL Rawson w/o   H Grove 8 4 4 6 7
  Harry Grove

Bottom halfEdit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
  Arthur Gore 0 3 1
  Herbert Wilberforce 6 6 6   H Wilberforce 4 5 0
  William Renshaw 6 6 6   W Renshaw 6 7 6
  Edward Avory 2 3 2   W Renshaw 7 6 6
  Manliffe Goodbody 6 4 6 6   M Goodbody 5 4 4
  HS Stone 4 6 3 3   M Goodbody 3 6 9 6
  William Taylor 6 3 3 6 6   W Taylor 6 4 7 2
  A Walker 0 6 6 4 4   W Renshaw 7 5 6 6
  H Lawford 5 7 3 2
  Herbert Lawford 6 6 6
  AW Andrews 1 3 1
  H Lawford 6 6 6
  AG Ziffo 2 2 0
  WH Cohen 3 1 1
  AG Ziffo 6 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.
  2. ^ "LAWN TENNIS". Illustrated Sydney News. NSW: National Library of Australia. 5 September 1889. p. 11.
  3. ^ Tingay, Lance (1977). 100 Years of Wimbledon. Enfield: Guinness Superlatives. pp. 27, 28, 135, 234. ISBN 0900424710.
  4. ^ Parsons, John (2006). The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Tennis : The Definitive Illustrated Guide to World Tennis (Rev. ed.). London: Carlton. p. 140. ISBN 978-1-84442-157-2.

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