1949 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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1949 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   United States Ted Schroeder[1]
Runner-up   Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný[1]
Final score   3–6, 6–0, 6–3, 4–6, 6–4
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1948 1950 > 

Ted Schroeder (USA) defeated Jaroslav Drobný (TCH) 3–6, 6–0, 6–3, 4–6, 6–4 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1949 Wimbledon Championships.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States Ted Schroeder (Champion)
  2. United States Pancho Gonzales (Fourth round)
  3. United States Frank Parker (Quarterfinalist)
  4. United States Robert Falkenburg (Quarterfinalist)
  5. Australia John Bromwich (Semifinalist)
  6. Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný (Finalist)
  7. South Africa Eric Sturgess (Semifinalist)
  8. Australia Frank Sedgman (Quarterfinalist)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  United States Ted Schroeder 3 8 6 2 9  
8  Australia Frank Sedgman 6 6 3 6 7  
  1  United States Ted Schroeder 3 7 5 6 6  
  7  South Africa Eric Sturgess 6 5 7 1 2  
3  United States Frank Parker 6 4 6 1 3
  7  South Africa Eric Sturgess 3 6 3 6 6  
    1  United States Ted Schroeder 3 6 6 4 6
  6  Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný 6 0 3 6 4
  5  Australia John Bromwich 3 9 6 6 6  
4  United States Robert Falkenburg 6 11 0 0 4  
5  Australia John Bromwich 1 3 2    
  6  Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný 6 6 6      
6  Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný 2 7 1 6 6
   Australia Geoffrey Brown 6 5 6 2 4  

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United States Mulloy 6 11 1 0 5  
1  United States Schroeder 3 9 6 6 7     1  United States Schroeder 6 6 6      
Q  United States Frolik 2 3 1          Hungary Fehér 0 1 4      
 Hungary Fehér 6 6 6           1  United States Schroeder 6 6 7      
 Republic of Ireland Gotto 2 2 1            Switzerland Buser 2 3 5      
 Switzerland Buser 6 6 6          Switzerland Buser 5 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom Moss 3 1 1          United Kingdom Carter 7 1 1 2    
 United Kingdom Carter 6 6 6           1  United States Schroeder 6 8 8    
 Iran Sohikish 0 2 0            Czechoslovakia Černík 3 6 6    
 South Africa Levy 6 6 6          South Africa Levy 6 3 4 6 6  
 United Kingdom Hovell 1 3 0          France Remy 3 6 6 1 0  
 France Remy 6 6 6            South Africa Levy 2 6 4 6  
 United Kingdom Paish 6 2 6 6 2        Czechoslovakia Černík 6 3 6 8    
 Czechoslovakia Černík 8 6 3 1 6      Czechoslovakia Černík 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Starte 4 7 0          United States Robertson 2 1 3      
 United States Robertson 6 9 6      

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
Q  United Kingdom Leyton 1 3 2      
8  Australia Sedgman 6 6 6         8  Australia Sedgman 6 6 6      
 Republic of China (1912–49) Choy 4 2 0          Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Punčec 4 2 0      
 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Punčec 6 6 6           8  Australia Sedgman 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Reeve 2 2 2            Italy Canepele 2 2 4      
 Italy Canepele 6 6 6          Italy Canepele 6 6 7    
 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Branovic 3 3 5          United Kingdom Butler 4 4 5      
 United Kingdom Butler 6 6 7           8  Australia Sedgman 6 6 7    
 India Charanjiva 4 4 1            Belgium Washer 4 4 5    
 United Kingdom Lister 6 6 6          United Kingdom Lister 6 8 6      
Q  Republic of Ireland Manahan 1 1 1          United Kingdom Weatherall 2 6 4      
 United Kingdom Weatherall 6 6 6            United Kingdom Lister 1 1 2    
 New Zealand Coombe 3 1 0            Belgium Washer 6 6 6      
 Belgium Washer 6 6 6          Belgium Washer 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Meredith 2 0 2          Republic of Ireland Kemp 2 4 3      
 Republic of Ireland Kemp 6 6 6      

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 Argentina Weiss 0 1 2      
3  United States Parker 6 6 6         3  United States Parker 4 6 6 6    
 Egypt Nimr 1 1 1          Australia Sidwell 6 4 3 4    
 Australia Sidwell 6 6 6           3  United States Parker 6 6 6      
 Republic of Ireland Egan 3 4 6 3          United States Hanna 2 0 4      
 United States Hanna 6 6 3 6        United States Hanna 6 7 6 6  
Q  South Africa Connor 4 2 3          India Sawhney 2 9 2 2    
 India Sawhney 6 6 6           3  United States Parker 6 6 6    
Q  South Africa Samaai 1 4 3            Australia Worthington 2 3 1    
 Australia Harper 6 6 6          Australia Harper 8 6 6      
 United Kingdom Hare 2 6 6 4 0      Finland Forsman 6 3 2      
 Finland Forsman 6 4 4 6 6        Australia Harper 2 7 6 0 2
 Denmark Bjerre 2 3 6 6 3        Australia Worthington 6 5 2 6 6  
 France Destremau 6 6 3 4 6      France Destremau 2 0 3    
 Netherlands Van Meegeren 0 1 6          Australia Worthington 6 6 6      
 Australia Worthington 6 6 8      

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 Poland Spychala 0 2 3      
7  South Africa Sturgess 6 6 6         7  South Africa Sturgess 4 6 6 8    
 Norway Staubo 6 3 4 1        Sweden Johansson 6 4 2 6    
 Sweden Johansson 4 6 6 6         7  South Africa Sturgess 6 6 6      
 Canada Maas 2 3 3            Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Palada 2 2 4      
Q  United States Morison 6 6 6         Q  United States Morison 4 4 1    
 United Kingdom Snart 6 8 6 0 3      Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Palada 6 6 6      
 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Palada 4 10 1 6 6       7  South Africa Sturgess 6 6 6    
 Chile Taverne 1 1 1            Italy Cucelli 2 4 1    
 United Kingdom Mottram 6 6 6          United Kingdom Mottram 7 9 6 2    
 Austria Huber 3 1 4          Italy Cucelli 5 11 8 6    
 Italy Cucelli 6 6 6            Italy Cucelli 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Deloford 15 0 2 6 4        Belgium Peten 3 0 3      
 United Kingdom Roberts 13 6 6 4 6      United Kingdom Roberts 4 5 4    
Q  Hungary Kálmán 4 3 1          Belgium Peten 6 7 6      
 Belgium Peten 6 6 6      

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 Finland Salo 3 4 6 1    
 Italy Del Bello 6 6 4 6        Italy Del Bello 6 6 3 6    
 Switzerland Ellmer 2 2 6 6        Hungary Vad 0 1 6 4    
 Hungary Vad 6 6 0 8          Italy Del Bello 6 6 6      
 United Kingdom Bull 4 4 7 4          India Kumar 4 4 0      
 Egypt El Shafei 6 6 5 6        Egypt El Shafei 3 6 4 9 1
 United Kingdom Oakley 4 9 4          India Kumar 6 1 6 7 6  
 India Kumar 6 11 6            Italy Del Bello 1 1 0    
 United States Cochell 7 5 4 7         5  Australia Bromwich 6 6 6    
 South Africa Fannin 5 7 6 9        South Africa Fannin 6 6 6      
Q  Iran Mohtadi 6 3 4          United Kingdom Baxter 3 4 2      
 United Kingdom Baxter 8 6 6            South Africa Fannin 1 4 1    
 France Colin 6 6 4 4 3       5  Australia Bromwich 6 6 6      
 Czechoslovakia Krajcik 2 4 6 6 6      Czechoslovakia Krajcik 1 1 1    
 Republic of Ireland McArdle 1 1 0         5  Australia Bromwich 6 6 6      
5  Australia Bromwich 6 6 6      

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 Belgium Geelhand De Merxem 6 2 9 7 4  
 Norway Haanes 1 6 11 5 6      Norway Haanes 4 0 6 1    
 Austria Redl 4 3 7 4        Chile Balbiers 6 6 3 6    
 Chile Balbiers 6 6 5 6          Chile Balbiers 3 6 5 4    
 Switzerland Huonder 3 3 6 2          Netherlands Van Swol 6 1 7 6    
 France Abdesselam 6 6 3 6        France Abdesselam 6 6 2 5 11
 United Kingdom Walton 6 5 1 3        Netherlands Van Swol 3 1 6 7 13  
 Netherlands Van Swol 4 7 6 6          Netherlands Van Swol 5 0 4    
 Denmark Kozeluh 2 1 3           4  United States Falkenburg 7 6 6    
 Hungary Asbóth 6 6 6          Hungary Asbóth 7 6 6      
Q  United Kingdom Ford 6 4 2 3        Czechoslovakia Matous 5 1 1      
 Czechoslovakia Matous 3 6 6 6          Hungary Asbóth 4 5 6 6 4
 United Kingdom Godsell 4 6 9 2 2       4  United States Falkenburg 6 7 2 0 6  
 United Kingdom David 6 3 7 6 3      United Kingdom David 3 1 2    
 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mitić 2 6 6 4       4  United States Falkenburg 6 6 6      
4  United States Falkenburg 6 2 8 6    

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
LL  New Zealand Hunter 1 2 0      
 South Africa Cockburn 6 6 6          South Africa Cockburn 6 6 6      
 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Milojkovic w/o              Spain Bartroli 1 3 2      
 Spain Bartroli                  South Africa Cockburn 6 6 6      
 France Ducos De La Haille 3 1 7 4          Italy Del Bello 0 2 3      
 Hungary Stolpa 6 6 5 6        Hungary Stolpa 4 6 2 6 1
 Poland Skonecki w/o              Italy Del Bello 6 2 6 3 6  
 Italy Del Bello                  South Africa Cockburn 2 3 2    
 United Kingdom Royds 6 4 1 5         6  Czechoslovakia Drobný 6 6 6    
 United Kingdom Ronaldshay 2 6 6 7        United Kingdom Ronaldshay 5 2 1      
 United Kingdom Kizlink 1 4 3          United States Patty 7 6 6      
 United States Patty 6 6 6            United States Patty 4 8 9 0 2
 Romania Hamburger 6 1 2           6  Czechoslovakia Drobný 6 6 7 6 6  
 France Thomas 8 6 6          France Thomas 7 2 1    
 United Kingdom Cater 0 2 2         6  Czechoslovakia Drobný 9 6 6      
6  Czechoslovakia Drobný 6 6 6      

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Mansell 0 2 2      
 Philippines Ampon 6 6 6          Philippines Ampon 6 7 6      
 Egypt Mandelbaum 1 3 5          Republic of Ireland Jackson 2 5 1      
 Republic of Ireland Jackson 6 6 7            Philippines Ampon 4 2 5      
 United Kingdom England 6 5 6 5 0        Australia Brown 6 6 7      
 Netherlands Beernink 0 7 4 7 6      Netherlands Beernink 0 2 1    
Q  United Kingdom Wallis 0 3 1          Australia Brown 6 6 6      
 Australia Brown 6 6 6            Australia Brown 2 6 6 6  
 Norway Hessen 4 6 3 4         2  United States Gonzales 6 3 2 1  
 Egypt Coen 6 0 6 6        Egypt Coen 6 6 4 8    
 United Kingdom Billington 4 6 6 3 4      United Kingdom Kitovitz 1 3 6 6    
 United Kingdom Kitovitz 6 3 1 6 6        Egypt Coen 1 2 4    
 United Kingdom Lewis 6 3 6 2 5       2  United States Gonzales 6 6 6      
 France Grandet 2 6 1 6 7      France Grandet 4 3 4    
 Belgium Brichant 3 2 3         2  United States Gonzales 6 6 6      
2  United States Gonzales 6 6 6      

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. p. 330. ISBN 0007117078. 

External links[edit]

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