Harry S. Barlow
|Full name||Harold Sibthorpe Barlow|
|Country (sports)||United Kingdom|
|Born||5 April 1860|
|Died||16 July 1917 (aged 57)|
|Turned pro||1883 (amateur tour)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Wimbledon||F (1889, 1890)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
At the 1889 Wimbledon Championships, Barlow beat Willoughby Hamilton in five sets in the semi finals. William Renshaw defeated 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 1889 Wimbledon Championships. 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. He reached the All Comers Final again the following year, losing to Willoughby Hamilton in the 1890 Wimbledon Championships, who then defeated reigning champion Renshaw in the Challenge Round.
His career singles title highlights include winning the Queen's Club Championships, three times, Kent Championships three times, West of England Championships three times South of England Championships two times, Surrey Championships two times, and the Welsh Championships, twice and the Championship of London one time.
Grand Slam finalsEdit
Singles (2 runners-up)Edit
|Loss||1889||Wimbledon Championships||William Renshaw||6–3, 7–5, 6–8, 8–10, 6–8|
|Loss||1890||Wimbledon Championships||Willoughby Hamilton||6–2, 4–6, 4–6, 6–4, 5–7|
Doubles (1 title, 2 runners-up)Edit
|Win||1892||Wimbledon Championships||Ernest Lewis|| Herbert Baddeley
|4–6, 6–2, 8–6, 6–4|
|Loss||1893||Wimbledon Championships||Ernest Lewis|| Joshua Pim
|6–4, 3–6, 1–6, 6–2, 0–6|
|Loss||1894||Wimbledon Championships||C. H. Martin|| Herbert Baddeley
|7–5, 5–7, 6–4, 3–6, 6–8|
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- Teenis Archives Archived 2012-09-12 at the Wayback Machine
- Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. p. 238. ISBN 0007117078.
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- Wimbledon - The Official History of the Championships by John Barrett, Collins Willow 2001 (the source of this draw)
- "LAWN TENNIS". Illustrated Sydney News. NSW: National Library of Australia. 5 September 1889. p. 11.
- Tingay, Lance (1977). 100 Years of Wimbledon. Enfield: Guinness Superlatives. pp. 27, 28, 135, 234. ISBN 0900424710.