WIMBLEDON 1888
Venue: Worple Road, Wimbledon

Englishman Ernest Renshaw won the tournament. It was his first and last Grand Slam title.

1st round E. Renshaw bye

G. Mewburn bye

H. Wilberforce bye

C. Lacy Sweet bye

F. Bowlby d. T. Campion 6-3,0-6,6-2,5-7,6-4

W. Hamilton d. E. Meers 7-5,4-6,6-4,6-2

W. Renshaw d. H. Chipp 6-4,6-4,6-2

H. Grove d. H. Barlow 7-5,6-4,7-5

C. Eames d. A. Walker 6-2,5-7,6-1,7-5

E. Lewis d. P. Lyon 6-1,6-2,6-3

C. Ross d. O. Milne 6-8,6-4,7-5,6-2

H. Scrivener d. M. McNamara 6-4,6-4,1-6,6-3

W. Taylor bye

A. W. Gore bye

F. Rawson bye

A. Ziffo bye

 

2nd round E. Renshaw d. G. Mewburn 6-1,6-4,7-5

H. Wilberforce d. C. Lacy Sweet 4-6,6-3,6-0,4-6,6-1

W. Hamilton d. F. Bowlby 6-1,6-1,6-4

W. Renshaw d. H. Grove 5-7,14-12,6-3,6-2

E. Lewis d. C. Eames 6-1,6-0,6-3

H. Scrivener d. C. Ross 6-3,7-5,9-7

W. Taylor d. A. W. Gore 3-6,3-6,6-2,6-3,6-3

F. Rawson d. A. Ziffo 10-8,6-3,3-0 rtd.

 

Quarters (3rd round) E. Renshaw d. H. Wilberforce 4-6,6-3,7-5,4-6,6-0

W. Hamilton d. W. Renshaw 5-7,7-5,6-4,6-2

E. Lewis d. H. Scrivener 7-5,6-3,6-1

W. Taylor d. F. Rawson 6-4,6-0,4-6,4-6,6-1

 

Semis (4th round) E. Renshaw d. W. Hamilton 7-5,7-5,5-7,6-3

E. Lewis d. W. Taylor 9-7,6-4,6-4

 

Final (5th round) E. Renshaw d. E. Lewis 7-9,6-1,8-6,6-4

 

Challenge Round Ernest Renshaw d. Herbert Lawford 6-3,7-5,6-0



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