1951 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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1951 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   United States Dick Savitt[1]
Runner-up   Australia Ken McGregor[1]
Final score   6–4, 6–4, 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
 < 1950 1952 > 

Dick Savitt (USA) defeated Ken McGregor (AUS) 6–4, 6–4, 6–4 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1951 Wimbledon Championships.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Australia Frank Sedgman (Quarterfinalist)
  2. Egypt Jaroslav Drobný (Third round)
  3. United States Arthur Larsen (Quarterfinalist)
  4. United States J.E. Patty (Second round)
  5. United States Herbie Flam (Semifinalist)
  1. United States Dick Savitt (Champion)
  2. Australia Ken McGregor (Finalist)
  3. South Africa Eric Sturgess (Semifinalist)
  4. United States Gardnar Mulloy (Third round)
  5. Sweden Lennart Bergelin (Quarterfinalist)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  Australia Frank Sedgman 6 6 3 4 5  
5  United States Herbie Flam 2 1 6 6 7  
  5  United States Herbie Flam 6 13 3 2    
  6  United States Dick Savitt 1 15 6 6    
3  United States Arthur Larsen 1 4 4    
  6  United States Dick Savitt 6 6 6      
    6  United States Dick Savitt 6 6 6    
  7  Australia Ken McGregor 4 4 4    
  8  South Africa Eric Sturgess 6 6 6      
 Brazil Armando Vieira 2 0 3      
8  South Africa Eric Sturgess 4 6 3 5  
  7  Australia Ken McGregor 6 3 6 7    
7  Australia Ken McGregor 6 4 5 6 6
  10  Sweden Lennart Bergelin 0 6 7 2 4  

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 Australia Sedgman 6 6 6
Philippines Deyro 4 3 4 1 Australia Sedgman 6 7 7 7
Q Sweden Davidson 6 6 3 6 Q Sweden Davidson 4 9 5 2
Q United Kingdom Bernstein 2 0 6 3 1 Australia Sedgman 8 11 6
Norway Lie 6 3 7 6 6 United States Clark 6 9 3
Republic of Ireland Jackson 8 6 5 3 1 Norway Lie 4 4 5
United States Clark 6 6 6 United States Clark 6 6 7
United States Sibert 0 0 2 1 Australia Sedgman 6 6 6
9 United States Mulloy 13 4 6 6 6 Italy Gardini 0 2 1
Belgium Washer 15 6 3 4 1 9 United States Mulloy 6 6 6
United Kingdom Horn 6 6 3 7 United Kingdom Horn 4 0 4
Dominion of Ceylon Scharenguivel 2 1 6 5 9 United States Mulloy 5 6 4 4
Argentina Weiss 6 2 9 6 Italy Gardini 7 3 6 6
United Kingdom Deloford 4 6 7 1 Argentina Weiss 2 6 6 4
Italy Gardini 4 6 6 6 Italy Gardini 6 3 8 6
United Kingdom Baxter 6 2 1 2

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 United States Flam 6 6 6
India Kumar 1 2 2 5 United States Flam 6 6 6
Poland Spychala 6 6 6 Poland Spychala 0 1 2
United Kingdom Ward 2 3 3 5 United States Flam 6 6 6
United Kingdom Billington 6 6 6 United Kingdom Billington 3 4 4
United Kingdom Hare 4 2 1 United Kingdom Billington 6 6 4 8
France Molinari 3 6 4 6 6 France Molinari 2 3 6 6
South Africa Levy 6 4 6 0 4 5 United States Flam 6 6 6
France Chatrier 8 8 4 6 Netherlands Van Swol 2 2 3
Spain Bartroli 6 6 6 3 France Chatrier 6 6 2 1 8
Austria Huber 6 6 3 2 6 Austria Huber 4 2 6 6 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Milojkovic 2 1 6 6 3 France Chatrier 4 3 4
Netherlands Van Swol 6 6 10 Netherlands Van Swol 6 6 6
United Kingdom Snart 0 1 8 Netherlands Van Swol 7 6 6
Egypt El Shafei 6 6 6 Egypt El Shafei 5 3 1
Q Hungary Kálmán 4 4 4

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 United States Larsen 6 6 0 6
Australia Rose 1 2 6 1 3 United States Larsen 6 6 12
United Kingdom Paish 6 6 6 United Kingdom Paish 3 1 10
United States Burrows 3 3 2 3 United States Larsen 6 6 3 6
United States Garrett 6 6 7 United States Garrett 3 3 6 3
Italy Del Bello 4 0 5 United States Garrett 6 6 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Palada 6 6 6 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Palada 3 3 2
Q United Kingdom Hough 1 0 1 3 United States Larsen 6 7 6
Czechoslovakia Matous 1 2 6 6 6 Sweden Johansson 3 5 4
France Haillet 6 6 2 1 0 Czechoslovakia Matous 6 6 6
United Kingdom Walton 6 11 6 United Kingdom Walton 1 3 2
United Kingdom Reeve 1 9 4 Czechoslovakia Matous 3 7 4
Sweden Johansson 6 6 6 Sweden Johansson 6 9 6
Switzerland Balestra 0 0 1 Sweden Johansson 6 5 6 6
United Kingdom Bull 4 2 9 6 6 United Kingdom Bull 1 7 4 4
Iran Mohtadi 6 6 7 3 3

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6 United States Savitt 6 6 6
South Africa Cockburn 2 2 2 6 United States Savitt 6 6 6
United Kingdom David 6 6 6 United Kingdom David 1 1 1
United Kingdom Ronaldshay 0 4 4 6 United States Savitt 6 1 6 11 6
Denmark Nielsen 6 7 6 6 Denmark Nielsen 4 6 3 0 4
Canada Macken 3 9 3 2 Denmark Nielsen 6 6 7
Belgium Peten 6 4 6 6 Belgium Peten 4 1 5
United Kingdom Fawcus 2 6 2 3 6 United States Savitt 6 6 6
Poland Skonecki 7 6 6 Hungary Asbóth 4 2 3
Q United Kingdom Mansell 5 1 1 Poland Skonecki 6 6 6
Poland Tloczynski Poland Tloczynski 3 4 4
Portugal Roquette w/o Poland Skonecki 5 6 8 6 2
Hungary Asbóth 4 10 6 6 Hungary Asbóth 7 3 10 4 6
West Germany Buchholz 6 8 3 2 Hungary Asbóth 6 9 1 11 6
Czechoslovakia Cernik 6 4 4 7 6 Czechoslovakia Cernik 1 11 6 9 3
Hong Kong Ip 4 6 6 5 2

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
France Destremau 6 6 6
Belgium Devroe 2 3 2 France Destremau 2 6 6 9
Italy Del Bello 1 6 6 6 6 Italy Del Bello 6 4 2 7
Philippines Carmona 6 3 8 4 2 France Destremau 6 6 6
United Kingdom Shaw 3 6 6 5 6 United Kingdom Oakley 4 1 4
Q United States Morison 6 4 2 7 1 United Kingdom Shaw 1 4 3
United Kingdom Oakley 6 6 8 United Kingdom Oakley 6 6 6
Malaysia Ong 3 4 6 France Destremau 2 3 2
Sweden Axelsson 6 6 6 8 South Africa Sturgess 6 6 6
Q United Kingdom Crouch 1 2 4 Sweden Axelsson 6 6 6
South Africa Davidson 6 6 6 South Africa Davidson 3 3 2
Jamaica Mott-Trille 4 4 4 Sweden Axelsson 6 0 4 2
Australia Candy 8 6 6 8 South Africa Sturgess 4 6 6 6
United Kingdom Roberts 6 2 3 Australia Candy 3 6 6 2
8 South Africa Sturgess 6 6 6 8 South Africa Sturgess 6 4 8 6
United Kingdom Carter 1 0 3

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Sweden Stockenberg 6 6 7
Republic of Ireland Hackett 4 4 5 Sweden Stockenberg 6 7 4 6
South Africa Segal 6 6 6 South Africa Segal 1 5 6 4
Switzerland Spitzer 4 3 4 Sweden Stockenberg 6 3 6
United Kingdom Lister 6 6 6 Brazil Vieira 8 6 8
Egypt Coen 0 1 4 United Kingdom Lister 4 4 6 3
Brazil Vieira 7 6 8 Brazil Vieira 6 6 1 6
Australia Tregonning 5 4 6 Brazil Vieira 6 1 6 6
United Kingdom Anderson 4 6 6 6 United States Richardson 3 6 3 0
United Kingdom Clark 6 2 1 2 United Kingdom Anderson 6 6 4 6 1
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Petrovic 7 2 6 5 6 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Petrovic 2 8 6 0 6
South Africa Connor 5 6 1 7 4 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Petrovic 6 0 2 5
United States Richardson 6 6 6 United States Richardson 2 6 6 7
Q Netherlands Dehnert 2 3 2 United States Richardson 4 6 4 10 6
4 United States Patty 6 6 6 4 United States Patty 6 3 6 8 4
South Africa Lurie 1 1 4

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Netherlands Rinkel 6 6 6
Czechoslovakia Hyks 2 0 0 Netherlands Rinkel 4 10 4
South Africa Norgarb 7 6 6 South Africa Norgarb 6 12 6
Q South Africa Kupferburger 5 3 0 South Africa Norgarb 6 4 3 6 2
France Remy 6 7 6 France Remy 3 6 6 3 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Branovic 3 5 2 France Remy 6 6 6
Australia Cawthorn 6 8 7 Australia Cawthorn 3 3 3
Republic of Ireland Haughton 2 6 5 France Remy 4 6 3 4
Austria Redl 6 6 4 6 7 Australia McGregor 6 3 6 6
France Becker 1 1 6 0 Austria Redl 6 5 5 3
South Africa Samaai 6 4 6 2 6 South Africa Samaai 3 7 7 6
Q France Lemasson 4 6 3 6 4 South Africa Samaai 1 4 1
Canada Main 6 6 6 7 Australia McGregor 6 6 6
United Kingdom Barrett 0 2 1 Canada Main 3 5 5
7 Australia McGregor 8 6 3 6 7 Australia McGregor 6 7 7
India Nath 6 1 6 2

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Italy Cucelli 6 6 6
United Kingdom Kitovitz 2 2 3 Italy Cucelli 6 6 6
New Zealand Tills 6 6 1 6 New Zealand Tills 3 1 4
United Kingdom Godsell 1 4 6 4 Italy Cucelli 7 2 4 3
Philippines Ampon 6 6 6 10 Sweden Bergelin 5 6 6 6
United Kingdom Guise 1 0 0 Philippines Ampon 6 6 2 7 3
10 Sweden Bergelin 6 6 6 10 Sweden Bergelin 2 2 6 9 6
United Kingdom Starte 2 1 0 10 Sweden Bergelin 6 6 6
United Kingdom Mottram 6 6 6 United Kingdom Mottram 1 0 2
Norway Soehol 2 2 4 United Kingdom Mottram 6 6 7
Canada Rochon 6 6 6 Canada Rochon 0 3 5
United Kingdom Slawek 0 2 0 United Kingdom Mottram 5 6 2 7 8
Denmark Ulrich 7 6 6 2 Egypt Drobný 7 4 6 5 6
Belgium Brichant 5 4 3 Denmark Ulrich 9 6 3 4
2 Egypt Drobný 9 6 6 2 Egypt Drobný 11 1 6 6
West Germany von Cramm 7 4 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. p. 334. ISBN 0007117078. 

External links[edit]

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