1937 Wimbledon Championships

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1937 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   June 21 – July 2 [1]
Edition:   57th
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Don Budge[2]
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Dorothy Round Little [3]
Men's Doubles
United States Donald Budge / United States Gene Mako
Women's Doubles
France Simone Mathieu / United Kingdom Billie Yorke
Mixed Doubles
United States Alice Marble / United States Don Budge
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1936 1938 > 

The 1937 Wimbledon Championships took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The tournament ran from 21 June until 2 July. It was the 57th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1937. This was the first time, that the Wimbledon Championships were televised by BBC.[4]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Don Budge defeated Germany Gottfried von Cramm 6–3, 6–4, 6–2

Women's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Dorothy Round Little defeated Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska 6–2, 2–6, 7–5

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Donald Budge / United States Gene Mako defeated United Kingdom Pat Hughes / United Kingdom Raymond Tuckey, 6–0, 6–4, 6–8, 6-1

Women's Doubles[edit]

France Simone Mathieu / United Kingdom Billie Yorke defeated United Kingdom Phyllis King / United Kingdom Elsie Goldsack Pittman, 6–3, 6–3

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Alice Marble / United States Don Budge defeated France Simone Mathieu / France Yvon Petra 6–4, 6–1

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  2. ^ "Grand Slam Tournaments - Wimbledon" (PDF). usta.com. United States Tennis Association. 
  3. ^ "Roll of Honour - Women's Singles". wimbledon.org. 
  4. ^ "June anniversaries". BBC. Retrieved 21 March 2013. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1937 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1937 U.S. National Championships