1950 Wimbledon Championships

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1950 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   June 26 – July 7 [1]
Edition:   64th
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Budge Patty [2]
Women's Singles
United States Louise Brough Clapp [3]
Men's Doubles
Australia John Bromwich / Australia Adrian Quist [4]
Women's Doubles
United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne duPont
Mixed Doubles
United States Louise Brough / South Africa Eric Sturgess
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1949 1951 > 

The 1950 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 26 June until 7 July. It was the 64th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1950.

For the first time since the 1927 introduction of seedings 16 players were seeded in the men's singles event instead of eight.[5]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Budge Patty defeated Australia Frank Sedgman 6–1, 8–10, 6–2, 6–3

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Louise Brough Clapp defeated United States Margaret Osborne duPont 6–1, 3–6, 6–1

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia John Bromwich / Australia Adrian Quist defeated Australia Geoff Brown / Australia Bill Sidwell 7–5, 3–6, 6–3, 3–6, 6–2

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne duPont defeated United States Shirley Fry / United States Doris Hart 6–4, 5–7, 6–1

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough / South Africa Eric Sturgess defeated United States Pat Canning / Australia Geoff Brown 11–9, 1–6, 6–4

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. 
  5. ^ "Sedgman Gets No.1 Seeding For Wimbledon Singles.". The Sydney Morning Herald (National Library of Australia). 21 June 1950. p. 1. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1950 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1950 U.S. National Championships