WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONSHIPS WON FROM MATCH POINT DOWN

1889

William Renshaw was six match points down in the fourth set of the All Comer's Final against Harry Barlow. He went on to win the fourth and fifth sets and then won the title in the Challenge Round.

1895

Wilfred Baddeley was a match point down in the third set of the All Comer's Final against Wilberforce Eaves. He went on to take the set and the match.

1901

Arthur Gore was match point down in the fourth set of his quarter final against George Hillyard. He went on to take the match and eventually the title.

1921

William Tilden was two match points down in the fifth set of the Challenge Round against Brian Norton. Tilden won the set and match. Norton is one of only two men (the other is Guillermo Coria) to have had match points in a Grand Slam final and to have never won a Grand Slam title.

1927

Henri Cochet was six match points down in the fifth set in the final against Jean Borotra before fighting back to win.

1948

Bob Falkenburg was three match points down in the fifth set of the final against John Bromwich before winning.

1949

Ted Schroeder was twice match point down against Frank Sedgman in the quarter finals. He went on to take the match and then won two more tough matches to take the title.

1960

Neale Fraser was six match points down in the fourth set of his quarter final against Earl 'Butch' Buchholz before Buchholz retired. Fraser went on to win the title.



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