1949 Wimbledon Championships

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1949 Wimbledon Championships
Date June 20–July 1[1]
Edition 63rd
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Attendance 253,410
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Ted Schroeder[2]
Women's Singles
United States Louise Brough Clapp[3]
Men's Doubles
United States Pancho Gonzales / United States Frank Parker[4]
Women's Doubles
United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne duPont
Mixed Doubles
South Africa Sheila Summers / South Africa Eric Sturgess
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1948 1950 > 

The 1949 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 20 June until 1 July. It was the 63rd staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1949.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Ted Schroeder defeated Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný 3–6, 6–0, 6–3, 4–6, 6–4

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Louise Brough Clapp defeated United States Margaret Osborne duPont 10–8, 1–6, 10–8

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Pancho Gonzales / United States Frank Parker defeated United States Gardnar Mulloy / United States Ted Schroeder, 6–4, 6–4, 6–2

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne duPont defeated United States Gertrude Moran / United States Patricia Todd, 8–6, 7–5

Mixed Doubles[edit]

South Africa Sheila Summers / South Africa Eric Sturgess defeated United States Louise Brough / Australia John Bromwich, 9–7, 9–11, 7–5

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. ^ "Roll of Honour - Men's Doubles". wimbledon.org. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1949 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1949 U.S. National Championships