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1905 Wimbledon Championships

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1905 Wimbledon Championships
Date June 26 – July 8 [1]
Edition 29th
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Worple Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
23x15px Lawrence Doherty [2]
Women's Singles
23x15px May Godfray Sutton [3]
Men's Doubles
23x15px Reginald Doherty / 23x15px Lawrence Doherty [4]
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1904 1906 > 

The 1905 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament that 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 26 June until 8 July. It was the 29th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1905.[5] May Godfray Sutton was the first overseas winner of a Wimbledon championship.[5] There were 71 entries into the men's singles draw setting a new participation record for the event.[5]

Champions

File:Wimbledon 1905, ladies final.jpg
Wimbledon 1905, Ladies final between May Sutton and Dorothea Douglass.

Men's Singles

23x15px Lawrence Doherty defeated 23x15px Norman Brookes, 8–6, 6–2, 6–4 [2]


Women's Singles

23x15px May Sutton defeated 23x15px Dorothea Douglass, 6–3, 6–4 [3]


Men's Doubles

23x15px Reginald Doherty / 23x15px Laurie Doherty defeate 23x15px Sydney Smith / 23x15px Frank Riseley, 6–2, 6–4, 6–8, 6–3 [4]

References

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London, 2010)
  2. ^ a b "Grand Slam Tournaments - Wimbledon" (PDF). usta.com. United States Tennis Association. 
  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 c 100 Years of Wimbledon, by Lance Tingay (Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977)

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Preceded by
1905 Australasian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1905 U.S. National Championships