WIMBLEDON 1878
Venue: Worple Road, Wimbledon

In 1878 the Challenge Round was instituted.

Englishman P. Frank Hadow won the tournament. It was his first and last Grand Slam title.

1st round (if sets reached 5 games all the winner of the next game would take the set) L. Erskine d. A. Nicholson 6-1,6-1,6-3

Double default

F. Porter d. E. Bates 6-0,3-6,6-0,3-6,6-3

S. Montgomerie d. A. Crichton 6-2,6-2,6-1

G. Montgomerie d. G. Tabor 5-6,6-2,2-6,6-5,6-5

C. Hamilton d. F. Pollock 6-1,6-1,6-3

C. Heathcote d. H. Wheeler 6-4,6-2,6-0

E. Brackenbury d. G. James 6-1,2-6,6-0,6-0

H. Lawford d. Mr. Keyser w/o

Capt. Grimston d. J. Cunningham 6-3,6-2,6-0

E. Seymour d. H. Cotton 6-1,6-1 rtd.

Vacant

Vacant

Vacant

Vacant

Vacant

A. Tabor d. C. Wallis 6-0,6-0,6-0

P. F. Hadow d. F. Oliver 6-2,6-1,6-3

R. Dalby d. B. Smith 6-2,6-3,6-3

A. Brown d. F. Ashley 6-0,6-0,6-0

A. T. Myers d. G. Buxton 6-5,6-4,6-0

A. Hadow d. C. Ewbank 5-6,6-1,6-1,6-2

Vacant

Vacant

Vacant

Vacant

Vacant

Vacant

Vacant

Vacant

Vacant

Vacant

 

2nd round (if sets reached 5 games all the winner of the next game would take the set) L. Erskine bye

F. Porter d. S. Montgomerie 5-6,6-5,3-6,6-2,6-1

C. Hamilton d. G. Montgomerie 5-6,6-4,6-5,6-3

E. Brackenbury d. C. Heathcote 6-4,6-2,4-6,4-6,6-5

H. Lawford d. Capt. Grimston 5-6,6-4,6-4,6-5

E. Seymour bye

Vacant

Vacant

P. F. Hadow d. A. Tabor 6-2,6-1,6-1

A. Brown d. R. Dalby 6-1,6-1,6-1

A. T. Myers d. A. Hadow 6-1,0-6,6-4,1-6,6-2

Vacant

Vacant

Vacant

Vacant

Vacant

 

3rd round (if sets reached 5 games all the winner of the next game would take the set) L. Erskine d. F. Porter 6-1,6-3,5-6,6-1

C. Hamilton d. E. Brackenbury 6-0,6-2,6-2

H. Lawford d. E. Seymour 6-5,5-6,6-5,6-4

Vacant

P. F. Hadow d. A. Brown 6-2,6-3,6-0

A. T. Myers bye

Vacant

Vacant

 

Quarters (4th round)(if sets reached 5 games all the winner of the next game would take the set) L. Erskine d. C. Hamilton 6-4,3-6,6-1,3-6,6-5

H. Lawford bye

P. F. Hadow d. A. T. Myers 6-0,6-4,6-3

Vacant

 

Semis (5th round)(if sets reached 5 games all the winner of the next game would take the set) L. Erskine d. H. Lawford 6-3,6-1,6-3

P. F. Hadow bye

 

Final (6th round) P. F. Hadow d. L. Erskine 6-4,6-4,6-4

 

Challenge Round P. Frank Hadow d. Spencer Gore 7-5,6-1,9-7



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