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1905 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

Norman Brookes defeated Sydney Smith 1–6, 6–4, 6–1, 1–6, 7–5 in the All Comers' Final, but the reigning champion Laurence Doherty defeated Brookes 8–6, 6–2, 6–4 in the Challenge Round to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1905 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Men's Singles
1905 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionUnited Kingdom Laurence Doherty
Runner-upAustralia Norman Brookes
Final score8–6, 6–2, 6–4
Details
Draw71
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DrawEdit

KeyEdit

Challenge roundEdit

Challenge Round
       
  Norman Brookes 6 2 4
  Laurence Doherty 8 6 6

All Comers' FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
  Anthony Wilding 6 2 2
  Arthur Gore 8 6 6
  Arthur Gore 3 7 2
  Norman Brookes 6 9 6
  Frank Riseley 3 2 4
  Norman Brookes 6 6 6
  Norman Brookes 1 6 6 1 7
  Sydney Smith 6 4 1 6 5
  Sydney Smith 6 6 6
  William Larned 2 4 4
  Sydney Smith 6 3 6 4 6
  Major Ritchie 0 6 4 6 1
  Arthur Cronin 0 2 0
  Major Ritchie 6 6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  F Leaver 6 6 6
  Fernand Houget 4 0 2
  F Leaver 4 0 1
  A Wilding 6 6 6
  Anthony Wilding 6 7 6
  Alfred Dunlop 4 5 4
  A Wilding 5 1 8 7 10
  W Clothier 7 6 6 5 8
  William Clothier 6 6 6
  AW Perceval 1 2 3
  W Clothier 6 6 6
  R Hough 2 3 4
  Robert Hough
  B Nehru w/o

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Arthur Gore 6 1 6 6
  Sydney Adams 3 6 0 1
  A Gore 6 6 6
  TD Stoward 4 2 2
  TD Stoward 6 6 6
  GM Thomas 3 2 1
  A Gore 6 7 6 6
  B Wright 2 9 3 2
  Ernest Parton 4 6 6 5 6
  William le Maire de Warzée 6 4 4 7 1
  E Parton 2 4 3
  B Wright 6 6 6
  Beals Wright 6 6 6
  Charles Simond 2 2 1

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  EW Timmis
  Paul de Borman w/o
  EW Timmis 2 2 1
  F Riseley 6 6 6
  Frank Riseley 6 6 6
  John Flavelle 2 4 4
  F Riseley 6 6 6
  A Taylor 1 0 2
  Alfred Taylor 9 6 6
  Evan Gwynne-Evans 7 3 3
  A Taylor
  N Davidson w/o
  Nigel Davidson
  Thomas Hillerup w/o

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  C Cazalet 8 6 6
  JB Ward 6 3 0
  C Cazalet 10 6 0r
  G Hillyard 8 8 0
  G Hillyard 6 9 6
  G Simond 4 7 2
  G Hillyard 3 1 3
  E Morris Hall 4 3 1   N Brookes 6 6 6
  Lionel Escombe 6 6 6   L Escombe 2 6 6 7
  GO Thomas 1 2 0   H Wilson-Fox 6 3 2 5
  Henry Wilson-Fox 6 6 6   L Escombe 3 4 4
  Charlie Finlason 6 5 2   N Brookes 6 6 6
  George Caridia 8 7 6   G Caridia 2 1 0
  Norman Brookes 6 6 6   N Brookes 6 6 6
  Ernest Salmon 0 2 3

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  HJW Fosbery 6 6 6
  Charles Gouldesborough 2 2 4   HJW Fosbery 6 6 9
  Kenneth Powell   K Powell 4 3 7
  Reginald Doherty w/o   HJW Fosbery 3 2 3
  Sydney Smith 6 6 8   S Smith 6 6 6
  Holcombe Ward 4 3 6   S Smith 6 6 6
  Wilberforce Eaves 2 2 3
  S Smith 6 6 6
  T Mavrogordato 2 0 2
  Penn Gaskell
  JB Dufall w/o
  P Gaskell 0 0 0
  T Mavrogordato 6 6 6
  Theodore Mavrogordato 5 6 6 6
  Frank Pearce 7 2 3 2

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Harry Parker 6 6 7
  K Doust 3 2 5
  H Parker 6 6 6
  R McNair 4 4 3
  Roderick McNair 6 6 6
  WP Groser 2 2 2
  H Parker 4 6 4 7 3
  W Larned 6 1 6 5 6
  GL Orme
  Harold Mahony w/o
  GL Orme 3 3 3
  W Larned 6 6 6
  William Larned 6 6 6
  Erik Larsen 1 0 1

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  ER Clarke
  George Ball-Greene w/o
  ER Clarke 6 6 6 4 1
  E Yatman 2 3 8 6 6
  E Yatman 4 6 6 7
  Ferdinand Uhl 6 2 4 5
  E Yatman 7 6 2 6
  A Cronin 9 3 6 8
  Ernest Wills
  Wollmar Boström w/o
  E Wills 2 2 2
  A Cronin 6 6 6
  Arthur Cronin 6 6 6
  Frederick Plaskitt 2 3 1

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Major Ritchie 6 6 6
  Barney Murphy 2 2 1
  M Ritchie 6 6 6
  C Hartley 3 3 2
  Cecil Hartley 6 6 8
  WJ Lancaster 3 3 6
  M Ritchie 6 8 6
  A Beamish 1 6 2
  Henry Pollard 7 6 5 6
  Harold Kitson 5 4 7 2
  H Pollard 0 3 5
  A Beamish 6 6 7
  Alfred Beamish 6 6 6
  David Hawes 3 3 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tingay, Lance (1977). 100 Years of Wimbledon. Enfield [Eng.]: Guinness Superlatives. ISBN 0900424710.
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

External linksEdit

  • [1] Source for the draw at Wimbledon.com