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1988 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

1988 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   Stefan Edberg
Runner-up   Boris Becker
Final score   4–6, 7–6, 6–4, 6–2
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1987 1989 > 

Stefan Edberg defeated Boris Becker 4–6, 7–6, 6–4, 6–2 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1988 Wimbledon Championships. The final was completed on Monday 4 July since rain had continually stopped play on the Sunday.

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Stefan Edberg is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.
  1. Ivan Lendl (Semifinalist)
  2. Mats Wilander (Quarterfinalist)
  3. Stefan Edberg (Champion)
  4. Pat Cash (Quarterfinalist)
  5. Jimmy Connors (Fourth round)
  6. Boris Becker (Finalist)
  7. Henri Leconte (Fourth round)
  8. John McEnroe (Second round)
  1. Miloslav Mečíř (Semifinalist)
  2. Tim Mayotte (Quarterfinalist)
  3. Anders Järryd (Second round)
  4. Jonas Svensson (Third round)
  5. Emilio Sánchez (Second round)
  6. Andrei Chesnokov (First round)
  7. Amos Mansdorf (Second round)
  8. Slobodan Živojinović (Fourth round)

Draw

Key

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1   Ivan Lendl 7 7 6      
10   Tim Mayotte 6 6 3      
  1   Ivan Lendl 4 3 7 4    
  6   Boris Becker 6 6 6 6    
4   Pat Cash 4 3 4    
  6   Boris Becker 6 6 6      
    6   Boris Becker 6 6 4 2  
  3   Stefan Edberg 4 7 6 6  
      Patrik Kühnen 3 6 1 6    
3   Stefan Edberg 6 4 6 7    
3   Stefan Edberg 4 2 6 6 6
  9   Miloslav Mečíř 6 6 4 3 4  
9   Miloslav Mečíř 6 6 6    
  2   Mats Wilander 3 1 3      

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 Lendl 6 6 6
WC Felgate 4 1 3 1 Lendl 5 6 6 6
Muller 7 2 2 0 Cahill 7 2 4 4
Cahill 6 6 6 6 1 Lendl 6 7 6 6 6
Lundgren 4 4 6 7 6 Schapers 7 6 4 7 1
Kroon 6 6 4 6 0 Lundgren 5 2 2
Antonitsch 6 4 4 6 Schapers 7 6 6
Schapers 4 6 6 7 1 Lendl 7 6 6 7 10
Connell 2 4 7 6 5 Woodforde 5 7 7 5 8
Krishnan 6 6 5 1 7 Krishnan 7 4 3 3
Kriek 6 3 4 Woodforde 6 6 6 6
Woodforde 7 6 6 Woodforde 6 6 6
Q Nargiso 6 6 7 Q Nargiso 3 4 3
WC Goodall 2 3 6 Q Nargiso 6 3
Q Ivanišević 3 2 6 1 15 Mansdorf 3 0 r
15 Mansdorf 6 6 1 6

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
10 Mayotte 6 6 6
Anger 4 4 3 10 Mayotte 6 6 6
Holmes 6 3 6 6 Holmes 3 3 4
WC Fulwood 3 6 1 3 10 Mayotte 6 4 6 6
Nyström 2 6 6 6 Nyström 4 6 2 4
Pugh 6 4 4 3 Nyström 6 3 6 6 6
Gunnarsson 6 7 6 Gunnarsson 4 6 3 7 1
WC Bailey 3 6 4 10 Mayotte 6 7 4 6
Q Moir 6 6 4 6 7 Leconte 4 6 6 2
Casal 2 3 6 1 Q Moir 7 6 4 6
WC Petchey 3 5 4 Q Moraing 6 3 6 3
Q Moraing 6 7 6 Q Moir 6 1 6 1
Q Layendecker 5 6 4 2 7 Leconte 3 6 7 6
Chang 7 1 6 6 Chang 6 6 2 3
Q Svantesson 4 2 2 7 Leconte 2 7 6 6
7 Leconte 6 6 6

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4 Cash 6 6 6
Q Woodbridge 1 1 2 4 Cash 6 4 3 6 6
Frana 4 3 6 6 6 Frana 2 6 6 1 4
Q Scanlon 6 6 3 3 2 4 Cash 6 6 6
Cancellotti 3 6 1 4 Fitzgerald 1 2 4
Fitzgerald 6 3 6 6 Fitzgerald 6 4 7 6
Pimek 1 4 1 Bergström 4 6 5 3
Bergström 6 6 6 4 Cash 6 6 6
Q Olhovskiy 6 6 6 Q Olhovskiy 3 3 3
Šmid 4 4 4 Q Olhovskiy 6 6 6
Aldrich 6 6 6 4 6 Aldrich 4 4 2
Arraya 7 4 4 6 2 Q Olhovskiy 3 6 6 6
Pridham 6 6 6 Pridham 6 3 4 3
Q Fichardt 3 4 4 Pridham 6 7 6 7
Riglewski 7 6 6 Riglewski 7 5 3 5
14 Chesnokov 5 4 4

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12 Svensson 6 7 6
Wilkison 1 6 3 12 Svensson 6 6 6
Benhabiles 3 4 4 Gustafsson 1 2 4
Gustafsson 6 6 6 12 Svensson 4 2 6 4
Stankovic 6 2 6 6 Annacone 6 6 3 6
Nelson 3 6 3 4 Stankovic 4 2 4
Annacone 6 6 6 Annacone 6 6 6
LL Laurendeau 0 2 3 Annacone 3 4 4
Giammalva, Jr. 6 6 6 4 6 6 Becker 6 6 6
Osterthun 7 2 1 6 4 Giammalva, Jr. 1 6 6 1 6
Šrejber 6 7 4 6 Šrejber 6 1 2 6 3
LL Odizor 3 6 6 3 Giammalva, Jr. 6 4 4
Nováček 6 6 7 6 Becker 7 6 6
Lindgren 2 4 6 Nováček 3 4 4
Frawley 3 1 2 6 Becker 6 6 6
6 Becker 6 6 6

Section 5

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5 Connors 6 7 6
Shiras 3 6 1 5 Connors 7 6 6
Q Stoltenberg 6 6 6 Q Stoltenberg 6 3 3
Doumbia 4 4 3 5 Connors 7 4 4 6 7
Yzaga 0 3 5 Rostagno 5 6 6 2 5
Rostagno 6 6 7 Rostagno 6 6 6 4 16
Davis 5 7 7 7 Davis 2 3 7 6 14
Dyke 7 5 6 5 5 Connors 7 6 6 7 3
Goldie 3 6 4 5 Kühnen 5 7 7 6 6
Hlasek 6 4 6 7 Hlasek 6 7 6 1 4
Kühnen 6 6 6 Kühnen 7 5 4 6 6
Q Van Boeckel 3 2 4 Kühnen 6 6 6
Grabb 6 6 6 Grabb 1 4 4
Čihák 0 3 4 Grabb 3 7 6 6
Nijssen 2 0 2 11 Järryd 6 6 3 0
11 Järryd 6 6 6

Section 6

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13 Sánchez 6 6 6
Sánchez 3 3 4 13 Sánchez 6 3 6 6 1
Narducci 3 6 3 2 Korda 7 6 3 0 6
Korda 6 3 6 6 Korda 4 6 0
Navrátil 4 4 3 Youl 6 7 6
WC Botfield 6 6 6 WC Botfield 2 3 4
Steeb 6 3 6 2 4 Youl 6 6 6
Youl 2 6 4 6 6 Youl 2 4 4
Doohan 5 6 3 3 Edberg 6 6 6
Flach 7 7 6 Flach 7 6 6
Berger 6 7 6 Berger 5 1 4
Luna 1 6 0 Flach 2 5 6 5
Saceanu 5 6 3 5 3 Edberg 6 7 2 7
Reneberg 7 2 6 7 Reneberg 3 6 7 2
Forget 4 6 3 4 3 Edberg 6 7 5 6
3 Edberg 6 3 6 6

Section 7

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8 McEnroe 6 7 6
Skoff 1 5 1 8 McEnroe 5 6 3
WC Shaw 3 6 6 1 Masur 7 7 6
Masur 6 7 4 6 Masur 6 6 6 6
Bates 2 1 6 7 6 Seguso 4 4 7 1
van Rensburg 6 6 3 5 4 Bates 7 3 2 4
Seguso 6 6 6 6 Seguso 6 6 6 6
Q Barr 2 7 4 3 Masur 6 2 4 2
Pate 6 6 6 6 9 Mečíř 4 6 6 6
Stenlund 2 3 7 2 Pate 6 7 6 6 4
Curren 6 7 6 4 Q Acuña 3 5 7 7 6
Q Acuña 7 6 7 6 Q Acuña 3 4 2
Volkov 4 7 3 6 7 9 Mečíř 6 6 6
Champion 6 6 6 4 5 Volkov 2 4 4
Moreno 6 6 2 9 Mečíř 6 6 6
9 Mečíř 7 7 6

Section 8

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16 Živojinović 5 7 6 6
de la Peña 7 6 4 4 16 Živojinović 6 6 6
Ross 6 6 6 3 6 Ross 4 4 4
Canè 7 2 1 6 1 16 Živojinović 3 6 7 6
WC Whichello 7 6 5 2 Jelen 6 3 6 3
Meinecke 5 7 7 6 Meinecke 1 1 4
Jelen 6 3 6 6 Jelen 6 6 6
Bloom 3 6 4 3 16 Živojinović 4 6 5
Evernden 7 6 6 2 Wilander 6 7 7
Potier 6 4 2 Evernden 6 6 4 6 1
Oosting 7 6 6 Oosting 4 7 6 3 6
Q Limberger 5 1 3 Oosting 1 4 4
Castle 4 5 4 2 Wilander 6 6 6
Q Michibata 6 7 6 Q Michibata 2 6 4
Masso 3 4 6 2 Wilander 6 7 6
2 Wilander 6 6 7

External links

  • 1988 Wimbledon Championships on ATPtennis.com
  • 1988 Wimbledon Championships on tenniscorner.net
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