Wimbledon Championships 1914

The tournament in 1914 was the 38th year of the Wimbledon Championships. It ran from Monday 22nd June until Saturday 4th July. No Sunday finish in those days!

There was a slightly different format to the current one, after the semi-final there was an All-Comers’ Final followed by the Challenge Round in the Gentlemen’s Singles, Gentlemen’s Doubles & Ladies Singles.

Tennis BallThe Ladies Singles All-Comers’ Final & the Challenge Round were both won by British players, Ethel Larcombe & Dorothea Chambers.

There were British players in all the finals except the Gentlemen’s Singles.

It was the last championship before a four year break due to World War I.

If you want to check on all the draws and results then the Wimbledon website is the place to go. They have a fantastic archive which is growing all the time.

It has all the rounds, from the first to the All-Comers’ Finals & the Challenge Rounds.

See who got byes, how the British players did & much more.

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