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Wilfred Baddeley

Profession: Tennis Player

Nationality:
United Kingdom
British

Why Famous: Won the Wimbledon Men's singles title three times in 1891, 1892 and 1895.

Born: January 11, 1872
Birthplace: Bromley, England, United Kingdom
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: January 24, 1929 (aged 57)

Historical Events

  • 1891-07-04 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Wilfred Baddeley wins first of 3 Wimbledon singles championships; beats Joshua Pim 6-4, 1-6, 7-5, 6-0
  • 1892-07-04 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Defending champion Wilfred Baddeley beats Joshua Pim 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, 6-2
  • 1893-07-17 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Joshua Pim wins his first of 2 straight Wimbledon titles beating defending champion Wilfred Baddeley 3-6, 6-1, 6-3, 6-2
  • 1894-07-17 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Joshua Pim retains his title beating 2-time champion Wilfred Baddeley 10-8, 6-2, 8-6
  • 1895-07-13 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Wilfred Baddeley beats Wilberforce Eaves 4-6, 2-6, 8-6, 6-2, 6-3 for his third Wimbledon singles title
  • 1896-07-20 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Harold Mahony beats 3-time champion Wilfred Baddeley 6-2, 6-8, 5-7, 8-6, 6-3

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