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1897 Wimbledon Championships

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Date  June 21–July 1
Category  Grand Slam
Edition  21st
Surface  Grass / Outdoor
1897 Wimbledon Championships
Location  Worple Road SW19, Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom

The 1897 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 21 June until 1 July. It was the 21st staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1897. No matches were played on the first Tuesday to mark Queen Victoria's jubilee. Reginald Doherty defeated Harold Mahony in the Challenge Round, and successfully defended his title for the next three years.


Men's Singles

Reginald Doherty defeated Harold Mahony, 6–4, 6–4, 6–3.

Women's Singles

Blanche Bingley Hillyard defeated Charlotte Cooper, 5–7, 7–5, 6–2.

Men's Doubles

Reginald Doherty / Laurence Doherty defeated Wilfred Baddeley / Herbert Baddeley, 6–4, 4–6, 8–6, 6–4.


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