1928 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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1928 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   United States Helen Wills [1]
Runner-up   Spain Lili de Alvarez [1]
Final score   6–2, 6–3
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1927 1929 > 

Helen Wills defeated Lili de Alvarez 6–2, 6–3 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1928 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Main draw[edit]

Key[edit]


Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Finals
1  United States Helen Wills 6 6  
6  United Kingdom Phoebe Watson 3 0     1  United States Helen Wills 6 6  
4  United States Elizabeth Ryan 6 4 6     4  United States Elizabeth Ryan 1 1  
 Greece Helene Nicolopoulos 1 6 2       1  United States Helen Wills 6 6
2  Spain Lili de Alvarez 7 6       2  Spain Lili de Alvarez 2 3
7  Germany Cilly Aussem 5 2     2  Spain Lili de Alvarez 6 6
3  United Kingdom Eileen Bennett 6 3 2      Australia Daphne Akhurst 3 0  
 Australia Daphne Akhurst 2 6 6  

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
1  United States Helen Wills    
 bye       1  United States H Wills 6 6  
 United Kingdom Elsie Goldsack        United Kingdom EA Goldsack 2 1  
 bye         1  United States H Wills 6 6  
 Denmark Mrs. J Sperling          France V Gallay 0 0  
 bye        Denmark Mrs. J Sperling 4 6 3
 France Violette Gallay      France V Gallay 6 0 6  
 bye       1  United States H Wills 6 6
 United Kingdom Mrs. HV Edwards          United Kingdom EH Harvey 2 3
 bye        United Kingdom Mrs. HV Edwards 2 1  
 United Kingdom Ermyntrude Harvey      United Kingdom EH Harvey 6 6  
 bye        United Kingdom EH Harvey 6 6
Q  United Kingdom Phyllis Mudford       Q  United Kingdom PE Mudford 2 2  
 bye     Q  United Kingdom PE Mudford 6 3 7
 France Elizabeth Macready      France Mrs. GN Macready 2 6 5  
 bye  

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
6  United Kingdom Phoebe Watson    
 bye       6  United Kingdom Mrs. MR Watson 6 6  
Q  United Kingdom Beatrice Feltham       Q  United Kingdom B Feltham 2 2  
 bye         6  United Kingdom Mrs. MR Watson 6 6  
Q  Netherlands M Canters        Australia M O'Hara Wood 0 1  
 bye     Q  Netherlands M Canters 1 2
 Australia Meryl O'Hara Wood        Australia M O'Hara Wood 6 6  
 bye         6  United Kingdom Mrs. MR Watson 6 6
 United Kingdom Dorothy Shaw        United Kingdom Mrs. H Edgington 0 0
 bye      United Kingdom DA Shaw 2 6 2  
 United Kingdom Aurea Edgington      United Kingdom Mrs. H Edgington 6 1 6  
 bye        United Kingdom Mrs. H Edgington 7 6 8
 United Kingdom Madge Slaney        Germany EH Hoffman 9 1 6  
 bye      United Kingdom M Slaney 6 6 4
 Germany Ellen Hoffman      Germany EH Hoffman 2 8 6  
 bye  

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
4  United States Elizabeth Ryan    
 bye       4  United States EM Ryan 6 6  
 United Kingdom Kathleen Bridge        United Kingdom Mrs. AV Bridge 1 4  
 bye         4  United States EM Ryan 6 6  
 United Kingdom Betty Dix        France J Gallay 4 1  
 bye      France ME Dix 2 6 4
 France Jacquline Gallay        France J Gallay 6 4 6  
 bye         4  United States EM Ryan 6 6
 Australia Esna Boyd        Australia E Boyd 0 2
 bye      Australia E Boyd 6 10  
 United Kingdom Gwen Sterry      United Kingdom GR Sterry 3 8  
 bye        Australia E Boyd 6 6
 United Kingdom Madge List       Q   HE Jones 0 1  
 bye      United Kingdom Mrs. WD List 4 2
Q   Evelyn Jones     Q   HE Jones 6 6  
 bye  

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
5  Netherlands Kea Bouman 6 7  
 United Kingdom Claire Beckingham 2 5     5  Netherlands K Bouman 6 6  
 Germany Paula von Reznicek 6 6      Germany P von Reznicek 3 2  
Q  United Kingdom Dorothy Anderson 1 4       5  Netherlands K Bouman 10 6  
 United Kingdom Effie Hemmant 6 3 3        Greece Mrs. J Nicolopoulos 12 8  
 United Kingdom Sylvia Lumley-Ellis 4 6 6      United Kingdom SC Lumley-Ellis 2 1
 France Marguerite Bordes 4 4      Greece Mrs. J Nicolopoulos 6 6  
 Greece Helene Nicolopoulos 6 6        Greece Mrs. J Nicolopoulos 5 6 6
 United Kingdom Cristobel Hardie 4 4         Q  United Kingdom N Trentham 7 2 1
 United States Penelope Anderson 6 6        United States P Anderson 6 6  
 United Kingdom Mary Davies w/o      United Kingdom MP Davies 2 4  
 Czechoslovakia Princess Josefine von Lobkowitz        United States P Anderson 6 4 4
Q  United Kingdom Naomi Trentham 6 6 8       Q  United Kingdom N Trentham 3 6 6  
Q  United Kingdom Dorothy Round 2 8 6     Q  United Kingdom N Trentham 6 4 6
 United Kingdom Betty Nuthall      United Kingdom Mrs. PJ Whitley 2 6 4  
 United Kingdom Phyllis Whitley w/o  

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
2  Spain Lili de Alvarez 6 6  
 United Kingdom Joan Lycett 2 2     2  Spain L de Alvarez 4 6 7  
 United Kingdom Mabel Mavrogordato 3 0        United Kingdom Mrs. BC Covell 6 3 5  
 United Kingdom Phyllis Covell 6 6         2  Spain L de Alvarez 6 6  
 United Kingdom Peggy Saunders 5 4          United Kingdom EL Colyer 4 4  
 United Kingdom Evelyn Colyer 7 6        United Kingdom EL Colyer 4 6 6
Q  United Kingdom Doreen Busby      United Kingdom J Fry 6 3 4  
 United Kingdom Joan Fry w/o       2  Spain L de Alvarez 9 6
 United Kingdom C Tyrrell 8 3 0        Australia L Bickerton 7 4
 Netherlands Rollin Couquerque 6 6 6      Netherlands MCR Couquerque 4 2  
 United Kingdom Mary Cambridge 2 0      United Kingdom EF Rose 6 6  
 United Kingdom EF Rose 6 6        United Kingdom EF Rose 3 1
 United States Molla Mallory 3 6 4        Australia L Bickerton 6 6  
 Australia Louise Bickerton 6 4 6      Australia L Bickerton 6 6
 Belgium Joanne Sigart 9 4      United Kingdom D Gordon 1 4  
 United Kingdom Davina Gordon 11 6  

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 bye    
7  Germany Cilly Aussem       7  Germany Cilly Aussem 6 6  
 bye        United Kingdom MV Chamberlain 2 4  
 United Kingdom Violet Chamberlain         7  Germany C Aussem 6 7  
 bye        United Kingdom Mrs. CR Satterthwaite 4 5  
 United Kingdom R Watson      United Kingdom R Watson 6 5 3
 bye        United Kingdom Mrs. CR Satterthwaite 4 7 6  
 United Kingdom Phyllis Satterthwaite         7  Germany C Aussem 6 4 6
 bye        United Kingdom Mrs. FM Strawson 1 6 1
Q  United Kingdom Kate Anningson     Q  United Kingdom KT Anningson 0 2  
 bye      United Kingdom Mrs. AE Beamish 6 6  
 United Kingdom Winifred Beamish        United Kingdom Mrs. AE Beamish 6 1 1
 bye        United Kingdom Mrs. FM Strawson 4 6 6  
Q  United Kingdom Vera Marshall     Q  United Kingdom V Marshall 2 3
 bye      United Kingdom Mrs. FM Strawson 6 6  
 United Kingdom Joan Strawson  

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 bye  
3  United Kingdom Eileen Bennett     3  United Kingdom EV Bennett 6 9  
 bye      United Kingdom Mrs. WP Shepherd Barron 3 7  
 United Kingdom Dorothy Shepherd Barron       3  United Kingdom EV Bennett 6 6  
 bye        Netherlands Mrs. CG McIlquham 3 3  
 Germany Irmgard Rost      Germany I Rost 2 4
 bye      Netherlands Mrs. CG McIlquham 6 6  
 Netherlands Mary McIlquham       3  United Kingdom EV Bennett 6 6
 bye        United Kingdom Mrs. JL Colegate 3 2
 United Kingdom Agnes Tuckey      United Kingdom Mrs. CO Tuckey 2 1  
 bye      United Kingdom Mrs. JL Colegate 6 6  
 United Kingdom Mrs. JL Colegate        United Kingdom Mrs. JL Colegate 6 7
 bye        Italy L Valerio 2 5  
 Italy Lucia Valerio      Italy L Valerio 6 6
 bye      United Kingdom Mrs. Bruce May 3 0  
 United Kingdom Mrs. Bruce May  

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 bye  
8  United States Helen Jacobs     8  United States HH Jacobs 6 6  
 bye        United Kingdom JC Ridley 0 2  
 United Kingdom Joan Ridley         8  United States HH Jacobs 8 1 6  
 bye          Australia D Akhurst 6 6 8  
 United Kingdom Helen Bourne        United Kingdom H Bourne 4 2
 bye      Australia Daphne Akhurst 6 6  
 Australia Daphne Akhurst        Australia D Akhurst 6 8 6
 bye          United Kingdom Mrs. RE Haylock 4 10 0
 France Yvonne Bourgeois        France Y Bourgeois 4 6 4  
 bye        United Kingdom Mrs. RE Haylock 6 4 6  
 United Kingdom Elsa Haylock          United Kingdom Mrs. RE Haylock 10 6
 bye        United Kingdom ER Clarke 8 0  
 United Kingdom ER Clarke      United Kingdom ER Clarke 6 6
 bye        United Kingdom BC Brown 0 1  
Q  United Kingdom Beatrice Brown    

Note:- the nationality of Evelyn Jones is unknown.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. p. 301. ISBN 0007117078.  (the source of this draw)