1909 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

Major Ritchie defeated Herbert Roper Barrett 6–2, 6–3, 4–6, 6–4 in the All Comers' Final, but the reigning champion Arthur Gore defeated Ritchie 6–8, 1–6, 6–2, 6–2, 6–2 in the Challenge Round to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1909 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2] Arthur Gore was the oldest winner of the title at 41 years and 182 days.[3]

Men's Singles
1909 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionUnited Kingdom Arthur Gore
Runner-upUnited Kingdom Major Ritchie
Final score6–8, 1–6, 6–2, 6–2, 6–2
Details
Draw85
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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DrawEdit

KeyEdit

Challenge roundEdit

Challenge Round
       
  Major Ritchie 8 6 2 2 2
  Arthur Gore 6 1 6 6 6

All Comers' FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
  Theodore Mavrogordato 6 9 2 4 6
  George Caridia 1 7 6 6 4
  Theodore Mavrogordato 6 3 3 2
  Major Ritchie 3 6 6 6
  Charles Dixon 10 1 1 4
  Major Ritchie 8 6 6 6
  Major Ritchie 6 6 4 6
  Herbert Roper Barrett 2 3 6 4
  Lionel Escombe 6 5 9 0r
  Herbert Roper Barrett 4 7 11 0
  Herbert Roper Barrett 6 6 6 7
  Friedrich Rahe 4 2 8 5
  Gordon Lowe 10 0 4
  Friedrich Rahe 12 6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  George Thomas 4 6 6 7
  Sirdar Nihal Singh 6 2 2 5
  G Thomas 7 6 3 6
  G Watson 5 3 6 3
  Georges Watson 7 6 6
  Kenneth Ingram 5 4 4
  G Thomas 5 4 4
  T Mavrogordato 7 6 6
  Dunstan Rhodes 9 6 6
  RB Gurney 7 0 3
  D Rhodes 0 0 1
  T Mavrogordato 6 6 6
  Theodore Mavrogordato 6 6 6
  T Ennis 0 4 0

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Charles Tuckey
  E Morris Hall w/o
  C Tuckey 6 2 1 6 3
  D Kitching 2 6 6 2 6
  Douglas Kitching 5 6 6 6
  Les Poidevin 7 2 4 4
  D Kitching 1 3 2
  G Caridia 6 6 6
  George Caridia 6 6 8
  Alfred Crawley 0 4 6
  G Caridia 4 6 6 6
  W Eaves 6 3 1 2
  Wilberforce Eaves 6 6 0
  Clement Cazalet 4 3 0r

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Charles Dixon 6 6 4 6
  William le Maire de Warzée 2 2 6 4
  C Dixon 9 6 6 6
  JB Ward 7 1 8 0
  JB Ward 6 6 7
  Sydney Watts 2 4 5
  C Dixon 11 6 6
  F Goldberg 9 3 3
  Réginald Storms w/o
  TR Quill 11 7 6   TR Quill
  RH Hotham 9 5 4   TR Quill 2 6 0 4
  Fritz Goldberg 7 6 6   F Goldberg 6 1 6 6
  LE Milburn 5 1 0   F Goldberg 6 4 6 6
  Stanley Knight 6 1 6 6   S Knight 3 6 0 3
  RD Nolan 4 6 2 1

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Stanley Doust 4 6 10 6
  Moritz von Bissing 6 2 8 2   S Doust 6 6 7
  Henry Knight   H Knight 2 2 5
  WE Lane w/o   S Doust 5 3 5
  Major Ritchie 6 6 6   M Ritchie 7 6 7
  HB Routledge 1 1 2   M Ritchie 0 6 6 6
  Harry Parker 6 6 6   H Parker 6 2 3 3
  HS Fellowes 1 3 3   M Ritchie 6 6 2
  Henry Wilson-Fox   P Davson 2 2 0r
  Albert Prebble w/o   H Wilson-Fox 2 2 5
  Percival Davson 7 6 5 6   P Davson 6 6 7
  BC Hopson 5 3 7 2   P Davson 8 2 4
  CS Gordon-Smith 6 6 6   J Flavelle 6 6 2r
  CJ Adams 1 1 0   CS Gordon-Smith 2 0 0
  John Flavelle 4 6 11 5 6   J Flavelle 6 6 6
  RF Quennessen 6 2 9 7 0

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  William Blew
  Evan Gwynne-Evans w/o   W Blew 2 6 6 3
  Charles Ridding 6 7 6   C Ridding 6 3 8 6
  Charles Simond 1 5 4   C Ridding 6 6 6
  Stanley Franklin 4 4 6 8 6   S Franklin 1 1 1
  Ernest Wills 6 6 4 6 3   S Franklin 3 3 6 6 6
  George Coulson 6 7 4 6   G Coulson 6 6 3 4 1
  Otto Blom 3 5 6 3   C Ridding 3 6 6 4 3
  EW Timmis 6 7 5 6   L Escombe 6 4 3 6 6
  Robert Dudley 0 5 7 3   EW Timmis 6 6 3 8
  Glen Walker 6 6 6   G Walker 1 1 6 6
  L Bidlake 4 1 4   EW Timmis 4 2 3
  Louis Trasenster 6 7 6   L Escombe 6 6 6
  E Yatman 3 5 3   L Trasenster 6 3 0 4
  Lionel Escombe 6 6 6   L Escombe 3 6 6 6
  David Hawes 0 0 2

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  James Cecil Parke 6 6 6
  Augustus Hendriks 2 0 2   JC Parke 3 2 4
  Herbert Roper Barrett 6 6 6   HR Barrett 6 6 6
  James Powell 1 1 1   HR Barrett 6 6 6
  GTC Watt 1 1 1
  GTC Watt 6 6 8
  George Allen 2 4 6
  HR Barrett 6 5 6 6
  D Rhodes 3 7 3 1
  AW Andrews 6 6 6
  Brame Hillyard 3 3 3
  AW Andrews 2 4 1
  D Rhodes 6 6 6
  DP Rhodes 4 6 6 6
  Henry Pollard 6 1 3 2

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Arthur Lowe 6 6 8
  Alfred Taylor 2 2 6
  A Lowe 6 2 3 2
  G Lowe 3 6 6 6
  Gordon Lowe 6 6 6
  Anthony Prinsep 4 4 3
  G Lowe 0 6 6 1 6
  A Beamish 6 3 4 6 3
  RS Barnes 6 6 6
  HL Brunton 4 3 3
  RS Barnes 6 0 4 5
  A Beamish 3 6 6 7
  Alfred Beamish 6 0
  AC Butler 2 0r

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Kenneth Powell 6 6 6
  Robert Powell 1 3 4
  K Powell 3 6 6 6
  P de Borman 6 1 1 3
  Paul de Borman 6 9 0 7
  Geoffrey Fowler 1 7 6 5
  K Powell 3 6 6 3 3
  F Rahe 6 3 0 6 6
  Friedrich Rahe 4 6 6 8
  Thomas Haydon 6 1 4 6
  F Rahe 6 6 6
  J Robinson 1 2 2
  J Robinson 9 3 6 8
  Roderick McNair 7 6 0 6

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.
  3. ^ Little, Alan (2001). 2010 Wimbledon Compendium. Wimbledon, London: All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. p. 14. ISBN 1899039333.

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