1937 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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1937 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   United States Don Budge[1]
Runner-up   Germany Gottfried von Cramm[1]
Final score   6–3, 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
 < 1936 1938 > 

Don Budge (USA) defeated Gottfried von Cramm (GER) 6–3, 6–4, 6–2 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1937 Wimbledon Championships.

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Don Budge is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. United States Don Budge (Champion)
  2. Germany Gottfried von Cramm (Finalist)
  3. Germany Henner Henkel (Quarterfinalist)
  4. United Kingdom Bunny Austin (Semifinalist)
  5. United States Bryan Grant (Quarterfinalist)
  6. Czechoslovakia Roderich Menzel (First round)
  7. Australia Vivian McGrath (Quarterfinalist)
  8. United States Frank Parker (Semifinalist)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  United States Don Budge 6 6 6      
7  Australia Vivian McGrath 3 1 4      
  1  United States Don Budge 2 6 6 6    
  8  United States Frank Parker 6 4 4 1    
3  Germany Henner Henkel 3 5 6 6 2
  8  United States Frank Parker 6 7 4 4 6  
    1  United States Don Budge 6 6 6    
  2  Germany Gottfried von Cramm 3 4 2    
  5  United States Bryan Grant 1 5 4      
4  United Kingdom Bunny Austin 6 7 6      
4  United Kingdom Bunny Austin 6 3 14 1  
  2  Germany Gottfried von Cramm 8 6 12 6    
 Australia Jack Crawford 3 6 6 6 2
  2  Germany Gottfried von Cramm 6 8 3 2 6  

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
 South Africa Farquharson 3 2 1      
1  United States Budge 6 6 6         1  United States Budge 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Betts 0 2 6          United Kingdom Hughes 2 2 2      
 United Kingdom Hughes 6 6 8           1  United States Budge 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Meredith 4 2 2            France Boussus 1 4 2      
 Netherlands Van Swol 6 6 6          Netherlands Van Swol 2 1 2    
 United Kingdom Ritchie 1 2 7 3        France Boussus 6 6 6      
 France Boussus 6 6 5 6         1  United States Budge 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Burrows 3 4 4            Czechoslovakia Hecht 4 2 2    
 United Kingdom Jones 6 6 6          United Kingdom Jones 6 4 6 6    
 United Kingdom Peters 3 7 2 2        United Kingdom Butler 3 6 3 3    
 United Kingdom Butler 6 5 6 6          United Kingdom Jones 6 4 6    
 Denmark Plougmann 2 2 6 3          Czechoslovakia Hecht 8 6        
 United Kingdom Lister 6 6 4 6        United Kingdom Lister 1 0 7    
 United Kingdom Filby 4 1 5          Czechoslovakia Hecht 6 6 9      
 Czechoslovakia Hecht 6 6 7      

Section 2[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
 Switzerland Ellmer 6 4 4 7    
7  Australia McGrath 0 6 6 9       7  Australia McGrath 6 6 5 6    
 United Kingdom Partridge 1 2 8          New Zealand Coombe 3 3 7 2    
 New Zealand Coombe 6 6 10           7  Australia McGrath 4 6 7 6    
 United Kingdom Olliff 6 6 4 0 2        Kingdom of Yugoslavia Palada 6 3 5 2    
 Kingdom of Yugoslavia Palada 2 2 6 6 6      Kingdom of Yugoslavia Palada 6 6 7    
 United Kingdom Collins 5 3 6 6 8      United Kingdom David 1 1 5      
 United Kingdom David 7 6 4 4 10       7  Australia McGrath 6 6 6    
 United States Harris 6 2 2 6 4        United Kingdom Shayes 2 1 3    
 Japan Nakano 3 6 6 2 6      Japan Nakano 6 6 4 6    
 United Kingdom Harrison 4 4 9          Italy Quintavalle 1 3 6 4    
 Italy Quintavalle 6 6 11            Japan Nakano 8 8 3 1  
 Republic of Ireland McVeagh 6 3 1 4          United Kingdom Shayes 6 10 6 6    
 United Kingdom Shayes 1 6 6 6        United Kingdom Shayes 6 1 5 7 6
Q  United Kingdom Whitney 5 4 0          Republic of China (1912–49) Choy 3 6 7 5 1  
 Republic of China (1912–49) Choy 7 6 6      

Section 3[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
 United Kingdom Newman 1 0 3      
3  Germany Henkel 6 6 6         3  Germany Henkel 2 7 3 6 6  
 France Zarifi 3 6 4 5        United Kingdom Tinkler 6 5 6 0 3  
 United Kingdom Tinkler 6 2 6 7         3  Germany Henkel 6 6 6      
Q  United Kingdom Barlow 2 0 3            Kingdom of Yugoslavia Punčec 2 2 1      
 Sweden Schroeder 6 6 6          Sweden Schroeder 8 2 3    
 Switzerland Maneff 3 3 2          Kingdom of Yugoslavia Punčec 10 6 6      
 Kingdom of Yugoslavia Punčec 6 6 6           3  Germany Henkel 6 3 3 6 6
Q  United Kingdom Clark 6 1 4 2          United Kingdom Hare 4 6 6 2 3
 South Africa Fannin 2 6 6 6        South Africa Fannin 7 3 1 8 6  
 United Kingdom Sturgeon 6 3 4 2        Australia Sproule 5 6 6 6 0  
 Australia Sproule 2 6 6 6          South Africa Fannin 0 1 8    
 United Kingdom Wheatcroft 0 3 6 3          United Kingdom Hare 6 6 10      
 United Kingdom Billington 6 6 1 6        United Kingdom Billington 6 2 5 4  
 Austria Von Metaxa 0 6 6 0 3      United Kingdom Hare 2 6 7 6    
 United Kingdom Hare 6 4 3 6 6  

Section 4[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
 Republic of China (1912–49) Ho 1 1 3      
8  United States Parker 6 6 6         8  United States Parker 6 6 6      
 Australia King 5 1 4          France Brugnon 0 3 1      
 France Brugnon 7 6 6           8  United States Parker 6 6 5 8    
 United States Anderson 10 6 0 2          United Kingdom Deloford 0 1 7 6    
Q  United Kingdom Mackinnon 12 1 6 6       Q  United Kingdom Mackinnon 2 6 2 7 3
 United Kingdom Tuckett 13 0 3 6 5      United Kingdom Deloford 6 3 6 5 6  
 United Kingdom Deloford 11 6 6 4 7       8  United States Parker 6 7 6    
 Australia Boone 3 2 2            Prenn 4 5 2    
 United Kingdom Godsell 6 6 6          United Kingdom Godsell 5 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Weatherall 4 1 0          Belgium Geelhand De Merxem 7 3 4 2    
 Belgium Geelhand De Merxem 6 6 6            United Kingdom Godsell 4 1 2    
 United States Robertson 5 1 2            Prenn 6 6 6      
 Prenn 7 6 6          Prenn 6 6 6    
Q  United Kingdom Young 4 3 3          United Kingdom Cooper 1 2 4      
 United Kingdom Cooper 6 6 6      

Section 5[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
 United Kingdom Sherwood 8 3 3 5    
 United Kingdom Sharpe 6 6 6 7        United Kingdom Sharpe 4 4        
 United Kingdom Brown 1 3 3          New Zealand Stedman 6 6        
 New Zealand Stedman 6 6 6            New Zealand Stedman 6 6 6      
 Monaco Landau 4 1 1            France Bernard 4 2 3      
 United Kingdom Macphail 6 6 6          United Kingdom Macphail 6 2 6 1 4
 United Kingdom Turnbull 4 1 2          France Bernard 3 6 0 6 6  
 France Bernard 6 6 6            New Zealand Stedman 4 8 1 4 3
 United Kingdom Collins 6 4 2 5         5  United States Grant 6 6 6 6 6
 United Kingdom Avory 3 6 6 7        United Kingdom Avory 6 4 6 5 7  
 United Kingdom Cook 2 5 2          United Kingdom Taylor 3 6 4 7 5  
 United Kingdom Taylor 6 7 6            United Kingdom Avory 3 4 6 2  
LL  United Kingdom Rothwell 3 2 4           5  United States Grant 6 6 2 6    
 United Kingdom Morton 6 6 6          United Kingdom Morton 2 6 3 0  
Q  United Kingdom Hunt 3 4 5         5  United States Grant 6 3 6 6    
5  United States Grant 6 6 7      

Section 6[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
Q  United Kingdom Reddall 2 5 3      
 Belgium Lacroix 6 7 6          Belgium Lacroix 6 7 6      
LL  United Kingdom Horne 8 4 3 3        Australia Coldham 2 5 4      
 Australia Coldham 6 6 6 6          Belgium Lacroix 4 6 6 6    
Q  United Kingdom Lucking 5 3 3            United Kingdom Lee 6 4 2 4    
 United Kingdom Lee 7 6 6          United Kingdom Lee 6 6 6    
LL  United Kingdom Fawcus 4 1 4          United Kingdom France 3 2 3      
 United Kingdom France 6 6 6            Belgium Lacroix 4 5 2    
 Greece Nikolaides 0 9 5           4  United Kingdom Austin 6 7 6    
 South Africa Kirby 6 11 7          South Africa Kirby 5 6 4 3    
 United Kingdom Comery 3 8 1          Australia Bromwich 7 2 6 6    
 Australia Bromwich 6 10 6            Australia Bromwich 2 6 0 6  
 United Kingdom Ritchie 4 3 4           4  United Kingdom Austin 6 4 6 8    
 United States Sabin 6 6 6          United States Sabin 2 3 0    
 Republic of Ireland Rogers 6 6 1 2       4  United Kingdom Austin 6 6 6      
4  United Kingdom Austin 3 8 6 6    

Section 7[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
 Italy de Stefani 1 6 5 4    
 South Africa Eedes 6 2 7 6        South Africa Eedes 5 4 3      
 Republic of Ireland Purcell 6 3 4 2        Belgium Van Den Eynde 7 6 6      
 Belgium Van Den Eynde 4 6 6 6          Belgium Van Den Eynde 6 2 5 4    
 United Kingdom England 8 3 3            United Kingdom Shaffi 2 6 7 6    
Q  United Kingdom Bull 10 6 6         Q  United Kingdom Bull 4 4 10 3  
 United States Hall 3 4 10          United Kingdom Shaffi 6 6 8 6    
 United Kingdom Shaffi 6 6 12            United Kingdom Shaffi 4 3 6    
 United Kingdom Hare 2 2 2            Australia Crawford 6 6 8    
 Kingdom of Yugoslavia Kukuljević 6 6 6          Kingdom of Yugoslavia Kukuljević 5 6 2 6 9  
 Sweden Martensson 0 2 1          United States Surface 7 3 6 3 7  
 United States Surface 6 6 6            Kingdom of Yugoslavia Kukuljević 3 2 8    
 Norway Jenssen 1 2 1            Australia Crawford 6 6 10      
 New Zealand Andrews 6 6 6          New Zealand Andrews 4 6 1    
6  Czechoslovakia Menzel 4 9 6 3 4      Australia Crawford 6 8 6      
 Australia Crawford 6 7 4 6 6  

Section 8[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Fourth round
 Belgium De Borman 6 4 1      
 Switzerland Fisher 8 6 6          Switzerland Fisher 1 2 1      
 France Jamain 4 7 3 3        United States Mako 6 6 6      
 United States Mako 6 5 6 6          United States Mako 3 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Mulliken 3 2 3            Republic of China (1912–49) Kho 6 1 2 4    
 Republic of China (1912–49) Kho 6 6 6          Republic of China (1912–49) Kho 6 4 6 3 6
 France Petra 3 7 4 6 5      United Kingdom Wilde 4 6 2 6 3  
 United Kingdom Wilde 6 5 6 0 7        United States Mako 0 2 3    
Q  United Kingdom Hansom 0 0 0           2  Germany von Cramm 6 6 6    
 Japan Yamagishi 6 6 6          Japan Yamagishi 6 6 6      
 Netherlands Hughan 4 4 2          United Kingdom David 1 4 3      
 United Kingdom David 6 6 6            Japan Yamagishi 4 4 6 4  
 United Kingdom Fontes 2 1 1           2  Germany von Cramm 6 6 3 6    
 United Kingdom Tuckey 6 6 6          United Kingdom Tuckey 2 0 4    
 United Kingdom Lysaght 6 1 2 0       2  Germany von Cramm 6 6 6      
2  Germany von Cramm 3 6 6 6    

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. p. 318. ISBN 0007117078. 

External links[edit]

  • [1] Source for the draw at Wimbledon.com