U. S. OPEN 1884
Venue: Newport, Rhode Island

In 1884 the Challenge Round was instituted.

American Richard Sears won the tournament. It was his fourth Grand Slam title.

Preliminary round (best of 3 sets, if sets reached 5 games all the winner of the next game would take the set) - R. L. Beeckman d. M. Post 6-3,6-2

G. Brinley d. W. Merriman 6-5,6-1

W. Thorne d. F. Warren 6-0,6-1

 

1st round (best of 3 sets, if sets reached 5 games all the winner of the next game would take the set) - R. L. Beeckman d. S. Hooper 6-5,6-4

P. Willis d. A. Rives 6-3,6-3

W. P. Knapp d. F. Gillette 6-4,6-2

W. Eaton d. J. Dwight w/o

H. Taylor d. G. Brinley 6-1,6-1

J. Clark d. W. Metcalfe 6-2,6-0

A. Von Rensselaer d. W. Barnes 6-5,6-1

R. Conover d. F. Keene 6-2,6-2

W. Thorne d. M. Paton 0-6,6-5,6-4

H. Slocum d. F. Haynes 4-6,6-2,6-3

G. Richards d. Wood w/o

E. Butler d. W. Berry 6-2,6-1

C. Clark d. Curtis 6-3,6-4

P. Lyman d. Halliwell 6-3,6-3

Galt d. E. Denniston 6-5,6-1

M. Fielding d. W. Gammell 6-1,6-4

 

2nd round (best of 3 sets, if sets reached 5 games all the winner of the next game would take the set) - R. L. Beeckman d. P. Willis 1-6,6-5,6-2

W. P. Knapp d. W. Eaton 6-1,6-1

H. Taylor d. J. Clark 3-6,6-2,7-5

A. Von Rensselaer d. R. Conover 6-4,2-6,6-3

W. Thorne d. H. Slocum w/o

G. Richards d. E. Butler 4-6,6-5,6-4

C. Clark d. P. Lyman 6-4,6-1

Galt d. M. Fielding 6-4,6-1

 

Quarters (3rd round)(best of 3 sets, if sets reached 5 games all the winner of the next game would take the set) - W. P. Knapp d. R. L. Beeckman 6-1,6-2

H. Taylor d. A. Von Rensselaer 6-4,6-1

W. Thorne d. G. Richards w/o

C. Clark d. Galt 6-2,6-2

 

Semis (4th round)(best of 3 sets, if sets reached 5 games all the winner of the next game would take the set) - H. Taylor d. W. P. Knapp 6-2,2-6,6-1

W. Thorne d. C. Clark 2-6,6-2,6-3

 

Final (5th round) - H. Taylor d. W. Thorne 6-4,4-6,6-1,6-4

 

Challenge Round - Richard Sears d. Howard Taylor 6-0,1-6,6-0,6-2



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