WIMBLEDON 1879
Venue: Worple Road, Wimbledon

Englishman John Hartley won the tournament. It was his first Grand Slam title.

1st round (if sets reached 5 games all the winner of the next game would take the set) C. Stephen d. H. Taylor w/o

C. Heathcote d. C. Coventry 6-2,4-6,6-3,5-6,6-5

V. Brooke d. E. Renshaw w/o

B. Cotton d. A. Schacht 6-1,3-6,6-1,6-4

J. Hartley d. C. Cole 6-0,6-0,6-3

L. Erskine d. F. Porter 6-0,6-1,6-1

G. Cartland d. M. Mulholland 6-2,2-6,6-3,1-6,6-4

W. Marshall d. A. Cochran 6-1,6-2,6-2

C. Parr d. G. Mongomerie 6-3,3-6,6-4,3-6,6-3

H. Medlicott d. E. Hill 6-1,6-0,4-6,6-1

E. Buxton d. Capt. Belson 6-1,6-5,6-2

T. Hoare d. W. Adams 6-5,6-1,6-5

A. Basil-Brooke d. H. Gilson 6-5,6-2,1-6,6-4

A. T. Myers d. W. Wells Cole 6-2,3-6,6-5,6-5

C. Barry d. R. Barrington 6-0,6-1,6-1

G. Arbuthnot d. O. Woodhouse 6-2,4-6,6-1,6-2

G. Tabor d. W. Renshaw w/o

W. E. Martin d. L. Winslow 6-0,6-1,6-2

S. Pilkington d. E. Brackenbury 6-0,6-5,6-4

E. Lubbock d. H. Lawford 6-2,4-6,6-1,6-2

A. Mulholland d. A. Tabor 5-6,6-2,6-3,6-0

Vacant

V. St Leger Goold d. F. Durant 6-1,6-2,6-3

J. Vans Agnew bye

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2nd round (if sets reached 5 games all the winner of the next game would take the set) C. Heathcote d. C. Stephen 1-6,6-2,6-1,5-6,6-1

V. Brooke d. B. Cotton 4-6,6-3,2-6,6-2,6-1

J. Hartley d. L. Erskine 6-4,6-5,5-6,0-6,6-5

W. Marshall d. G. Cartland 6-3,6-2,6-4

C. Parr d. H. Medlicott 6-5,6-5,6-2

T. Hoare d. E. Buxton 6-3,6-2 rtd.

A. T. Myers d. A. Basil-Brooke 6-1,6-0,6-2

C. Barry d. G. Arbuthnot 6-1,6-4,6-4

G. Tabor d. W. E. Martin 4-6,6-4,6-5,6-4

E. Lubbock d. S. Pilkington 6-2,6-2,6-0

A. Mulholland bye

V. St Leger Goold d. J. Vans Agnew 6-3,6-2,6-1

Vacant

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Vacant

 

3rd round (if sets reached 5 games all the winner of the next game would take the set) C. Heathcote d. V. Brooke 6-2,6-0,6-1

J. Hartley d. W. Marshall 6-1,6-3,4-6,6-1

C. Parr d. T. Hoare 6-4,1-6,6-0,6-2

C. Barry d. A. T. Myers 6-3,6-2,6-2

G. Tabor d. E. Lubbock 5-6,4-6,6-5,6-1,6-5

V. St Leger Goold d. A. Mulholland 6-4,2-6,6-1,6-4

Vacant

Vacant

 

Quarters (4th round)(if sets reached 5 games all the winner of the next game would take the set) J. Hartley d. C. Heathcote 6-4,6-3,6-3

C. Parr d. C. Barry 6-2,6-5,6-4

V. St Leger Goold d. G. Tabor 6-2,6-5,5-6,6-3

Vacant

 

Semis (5th round)(if sets reached 5 games all the winner of the next game would take the set) J. Hartley d. C. Parr 2-6,6-0,6-1,6-1

V. St Leger Goold bye

 

Final (6th round) J. Hartley d. V. St Leger Goold 6-2,6-4,6-2

 

Challenge Round John Hartley d. P. Frank Hadow w/o



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