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1883 Wimbledon Championships

1883 Wimbledon Championship
Date:   July 7–16[1]
Edition:   7th
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Worple Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Singles
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland William Renshaw[2]

The 1883 Wimbledon Championships took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The tournament ran from 7 July until 16 July. It was the 7th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1883.[3] William Renshaw won for the third year running, and so won the original Field championship cup outright.[3] The players changed ends at the end of each set, or (if the umpire so ruled) at the end of each game.[3]

Final

Main article: 1883 Wimbledon Championship – Singles

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland William Renshaw defeated United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Ernest Renshaw, 2–6, 6–3, 6–3, 4–6, 6–3.[2]

All Comers' Final

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Ernest Renshaw defeated United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland D. Stewart, 0–6, 6–3, 6–0, 6–2.[3]

References

External links

  • Official Wimbledon Championships Website


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1882 Wimbledon Championships
Wimbledon Championships Succeeded by
1884 Wimbledon Championships
Preceded by
1882 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1883 U.S. National Championships
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