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1905 Wimbledon Championships

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Date  June 26 – July 8
Category  Grand Slam
Edition  29th
Surface  Grass
1905 Wimbledon Championships
Location  Worple Road SW19, Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom

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. May Godfray Sutton was the first overseas winner of a Wimbledon championship. There were 71 entries into the men's singles draw setting a new participation record for the event.

Contents

Men's Singles

Lawrence Doherty defeated Norman Brookes, 8–6, 6–2, 6–4

Women's Singles

May Sutton defeated Dorothea Douglass, 6–3, 6–4

Men's Doubles

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

References

1905 Wimbledon Championships Wikipedia


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