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1902 Wimbledon Championships

1902 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   June 23 – July 2 [1]
Edition:   26th
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Worple Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
Lawrence Doherty [2]
Women's Singles
Muriel Robb [3]
Men's Doubles
Sydney Smith / Frank Riseley [4]
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1901 1903 > 

The 1902 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 23 June until 2 July. It was the 26th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1902.[5] The Women's final (challenge round) is the only match in the history of Wimbledon that was played twice over. Charlotte Cooper Sterry played Muriel Robb in miserable weather conditions, and the match was abandoned with the score at 6–4, 11–13. The match was restarted afresh the next day, and Muriel Robb won the rematch 7–5, 6–1.[5]

Champions

Men's Singles

Lawrence Doherty defeated Arthur Gore 6–4, 6–3, 3–6, 6–0 [2]

Women's Singles

Muriel Robb defeated Charlotte Cooper Sterry 7–5, 6–1 [3]

Men's Doubles

Sydney Smith / Frank Riseley defeated Reginald Doherty / Laurie Doherty 4–6, 8–6, 6–3, 4–6, 11–9 [4]

References

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  2. ^ a b "Grand Slam Tournaments - Wimbledon" (PDF). usta.com.  
  3. ^ a b "Roll of Honour - Women's Singles". wimbledon.org. 
  4. ^ a b "Roll of Honour - Men's Doubles". wimbledon.org. 
  5. ^ a b 100 Years of Wimbledon, by Lance Tingay (Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977)

External links

  • Official Wimbledon Championships website
Preceded by
1901 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1902 U.S. National Championships
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