'Thrice Champion', 1904. Lawrence Doherty won the men's singles title at Wimbledon five consecutive times between 1902 and 1906. In partnership with his older brother Reggie he won the men's doubles seven times between 1897 and 1904. In 1903 he became the first player to win a Grand Slam singles tournament outside his own country when he triumphed at the US Open, where he also won two doubles titles. At the 1900 Olympics in Paris Doherty won gold medals in the men's singles and doubles and bronze in the mixed doubles. Cartoon from Vanity Fair, 1st September 1904.