1939 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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1939 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   United States Bobby Riggs [1]
Runner-up   United States Elwood Cooke [1]
Final score   2–6, 8–6, 3–6, 6–3, 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
 < 1938 1946 > 

Bobby Riggs (USA) defeated Elwood Cooke (USA) 2–6, 8–6, 3–6, 6–3, 6–2 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1939 Wimbledon Championships.

Final eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  6  United States Elwood Cooke 6 6 6      
1  United Kingdom Bunny Austin 3 0 1      
  6  United States Elwood Cooke 6 4 6 6    
  5  Germany Henner Henkel 3 6 4 4    
5  Germany Henner Henkel 6 6 6    
   Kingdom of Yugoslavia Franjo Kukuljević 1 3 2      
    2  United States Bobby Riggs 2 8 3 6 6
  6  United States Elwood Cooke 6 6 6 3 2
  4  Kingdom of Yugoslavia Franjo Punčec 6 6 6      
 United States Eugene Smith 0 2 2      
2  United States Bobby Riggs 6 6 6    
  4  Kingdom of Yugoslavia Franjo Punčec 2 3 4      
2  United States Bobby Riggs 6 6 6    
   India Ghaus Mohammad 2 2 2      

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. p. 322. ISBN 0007117078. 

External links[edit]

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