1954 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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1954 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   Egypt Jaroslav Drobný[1]
Runner-up   Australia Ken Rosewall[1]
Final score   13–11, 4–6, 6–2, 9–7
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1953 1955 > 

Jaroslav Drobný (EGY) defeated Ken Rosewall (AUS) 13–11, 4–6, 6–2, 9–7 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1954 Wimbledon Championships.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States Tony Trabert (Semifinalist)
  2. Australia Lew Hoad (Quarterfinalist)
  3. Australia Ken Rosewall (Finalist)
  4. United States Vic Seixas (Quarterfinalist)
  5. Australia Mervyn Rose (Quarterfinalist)
  6. United States Arthur Larsen (Third round)
  1. United States J.E. Patty (Semifinalist)
  2. Australia Rex Hartwig (Quarterfinalist)
  3. Sweden Sven Davidson (Fourth round)
  4. Denmark Kurt Nielsen (Fourth round)
  5. Egypt Jaroslav Drobný (Champion)
  6. United States Gardnar Mulloy (Fourth round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  United States Tony Trabert 6 6 7      
5  Australia Mervyn Rose 2 2 5      
  1  United States Tony Trabert 6 3 6 1 1  
  3  Australia Ken Rosewall 3 6 4 6 6  
3  Australia Ken Rosewall 6 3 3 6 6
  8  Australia Rex Hartwig 3 6 6 3 1  
    3  Australia Ken Rosewall 11 6 2 7  
  11  Egypt Jaroslav Drobný 13 4 6 9  
  7  United States J.E. Patty 7 4 6 6    
4  United States Vic Seixas 5 6 3 2    
7  United States J.E. Patty 2 4 6 7  
  11  Egypt Jaroslav Drobný 6 6 4 9    
11  Egypt Jaroslav Drobný 6 6 6    
  2  Australia Lew Hoad 4 3 3      

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Q United Kingdom Wooller 0 2 2
1 United States Trabert 6 6 6 1 United States Trabert 7 6 7
France Chatrier 4 0 3 South Africa Williams 5 2 5
South Africa Williams 6 6 6 1 United States Trabert 10 8 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Petrovic 4 3 1 United Kingdom Wilson 8 6 2
United Kingdom Wilson 6 6 6 United Kingdom Wilson 7 6 6
New Zealand Barry 5 6 4 1 Brazil Vieira 5 3 3
Brazil Vieira 7 3 6 6 1 United States Trabert 3 12 6 7 6
British Guiana McDonald 2 5 3 9 Sweden Davidson 6 10 0 9 3
9 Sweden Davidson 6 7 6 9 Sweden Davidson 6 6 6
Southern Rhodesia Black 3 6 3 Belgium Peten 4 1 2
Belgium Peten 6 2 6 9 Sweden Davidson 6 6 6
Republic of Ireland Jackson 4 4 10 6 5 France Grinda 1 2 4
France Grinda 6 6 8 3 7 France Grinda 0 7 6 8
Republic of Ireland Condy 6 4 6 4 4 Q Australia Pryor 6 5 4 6
Q Australia Pryor 3 6 1 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Mottram 1 2 3
5 Australia Rose 6 6 6 5 Australia Rose 8 6 6
United Kingdom Lee 2 3 3 Australia Fraser 6 3 1
Australia Fraser 6 6 6 5 Australia Rose 6 6 6
United States Garrett 3 3 2 India Krishnan 3 1 3
India Krishnan 6 6 6 India Krishnan 6 6 6
United Kingdom Butler 1 6 6 3 Dominion of Ceylon Scharenguivel 2 3 2
Dominion of Ceylon Scharenguivel 6 8 3 6 5 Australia Rose 4 6 9 6
Netherlands Dehnert 3 4 4 10 Denmark Nielsen 6 3 7 4
10 Denmark Nielsen 6 6 6 10 Denmark Nielsen 6 12 4 4 6
Q United Kingdom Moys 6 9 3 6 3 United States Paton 3 10 6 6 4
United States Paton 8 7 6 4 6 10 Denmark Nielsen 4 6 6 6
Australia Reid 0 2 7 United Kingdom Barrett 6 3 4 4
United Kingdom Barrett 6 6 9 United Kingdom Barrett 4 6 6 4 6
Spain Bartroli 0 2 4 Australia Hamilton 6 2 4 6 1
Australia Hamilton 6 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
South Africa Segal 5 6 6 6
3 Australia Rosewall 7 4 8 8 3 Australia Rosewall 6 8 6
United Kingdom Shaw 4 3 6 United States Flam 2 6 4
United States Flam 6 6 8 3 Australia Rosewall 6 4 6 6
West Germany Pottinger 4 4 1 Brazil Falkenburg 2 6 1 4
Brazil Falkenburg 6 6 6 Brazil Falkenburg 6 6 8
United Kingdom Oliver 0 2 2 France Remy 4 4 6
France Remy 6 6 6 3 Australia Rosewall 6 6 4 10
Q United Kingdom Hime 2 2 3 Australia Cooper 2 3 6 8
United Kingdom Kitovitz 6 6 6 United Kingdom Kitovitz 4 2 3
Belgium Devroe 2 4 6 3 United States Vincent 6 6 6
United States Vincent 6 6 3 6 United States Vincent 3 5 9
United States Fox 1 3 6 Australia Cooper 6 7 11
Australia Emerson 6 6 8 Australia Emerson 1 1 3
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Plecevic 0 2 4 Australia Cooper 6 6 6
Australia Cooper 6 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Germany Redl 0 1 3
8 Australia Hartwig 6 6 6 8 Australia Hartwig 6 7 6
Iran Mohtadi 3 3 4 Hong Kong Tsai 1 5 3
Hong Kong Tsai 6 6 6 8 Australia Hartwig 6 6 6
United Kingdom Ward 4 6 4 United States Burrows 3 4 3
United States Burrows 6 8 6 United States Burrows 6 3 6 6
United Kingdom Walton 6 6 0 3 3 United States Ager 4 6 2 3
United States Ager 4 3 6 6 6 8 Australia Hartwig 6 1 6 6
New Zealand Robson 3 6 6 3 4 United States Shea 4 6 1 4
Chile Hammersley 6 4 2 6 6 Chile Hammersley 1 3 9 5
United Kingdom Billington 2 3 2 Canada Main 6 6 7 7
Canada Main 6 6 6 Canada Main 1 5 7 6 1
Italy Sirola 4 7 9 4 United States Shea 6 7 5 1 6
United Kingdom Oakley 6 9 7 6 United Kingdom Oakley 6 6 1 4 4
United Kingdom Hannam 1 3 6 United States Shea 4 4 6 6 6
United States Shea 6 6 8

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Q United Kingdom Wooldridge 2 0 2
France Nys 6 6 6 France Nys 3 0 2
Switzerland Balestra 0 1 3 United Kingdom Becker 6 6 6
United Kingdom Becker 6 6 6 United Kingdom Becker 6 4 1 3
United Kingdom Lister 0 4 3 United Kingdom Davies 4 6 6 6
Q United Kingdom Ward 6 6 6 Q United Kingdom Ward 6 5 8 1
United Kingdom Bulmer 4 2 1 United Kingdom Davies 4 7 10 6
United Kingdom Davies 6 6 6 United Kingdom Davies 5 1 5
United Kingdom Pickard 4 6 2 6 1 7 United States Patty 7 6 7
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Palada 6 4 6 4 6 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Palada 4 4 0
Australia Robinson 0 0 3 India Kumar 6 6 6
India Kumar 6 6 6 India Kumar 1 3 4
South Africa Norgarb 4 3 1 7 United States Patty 6 6 6
United States Stewart 6 6 6 United States Stewart 8 6 3 4
United Kingdom Bucknell 1 0 0 7 United States Patty 10 4 6 6
7 United States Patty 6 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
West Germany Huber 2 1 2
South Africa Samaai 6 6 6 South Africa Samaai 5 7 6 3
Brazil Moreira 1 1 4 Sweden Stockenberg 7 9 3 6
Sweden Stockenberg 6 6 6 Sweden Stockenberg 5 1 1
Q United Kingdom Kipping 2 6 2 Belgium Brichant 7 6 6
United Kingdom Paish 6 8 6 United Kingdom Paish 1 3 2
United States Heldman 1 4 10 Belgium Brichant 6 6 6
Belgium Brichant 6 6 12 Belgium Brichant 8 5 2 7 2
France Grandet 1 4 2 4 United States Seixas 6 7 6 5 6
New Zealand Otway 6 6 6 New Zealand Otway 3 7 6 6 6
United Kingdom Proctor 3 1 6 3 Southern Rhodesia Katz 6 9 1 1 4
Southern Rhodesia Katz 6 6 4 6 New Zealand Otway 3 4 7
Republic of Ireland Murphy 2 7 0 4 United States Seixas 6 6 9
Italy Pietrangeli 6 9 6 Italy Pietrangeli 3 4 1
Q United Kingdom Cass 1 0 1 4 United States Seixas 6 6 6
4 United States Seixas 6 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Brazil Guimarães 1 2 1
Sweden Bergelin 6 6 6 Sweden Bergelin 6 6 6
Austria Saiko 3 1 6 1 Poland Spychała 1 2 2
Poland Spychała 6 6 3 6 Sweden Bergelin 4 2 2
United Kingdom Knight 6 4 6 2 1 11 Egypt Drobný 6 6 6
Denmark Ulrich 2 6 3 6 6 Denmark Ulrich 2 0 4
Australia Arkinstall 3 3 3 11 Egypt Drobný 6 6 6
11 Egypt Drobný 6 6 6 11 Egypt Drobný 8 10 6
Norway Soehol 1 2 3 Belgium Washer 6 8 3
Belgium Washer 6 6 6 Belgium Washer 9 6 5 6
France Molinari 3 6 6 8 0 Hong Kong Ip 7 2 7 1
Hong Kong Ip 6 1 4 10 6 Belgium Washer 10 7 6 9
Australia Howe 6 6 3 4 2 6 United States Larsen 12 5 2 7
India Nath 4 3 6 6 6 India Nath 5 3 3
United Kingdom Bernstein 2 4 8 6 United States Larsen 7 6 6
6 United States Larsen 6 6 10

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Panajotovic 6 1 1 2
Australia Molloy 4 6 6 6 Australia Molloy 6 0 7 6
France Lemyze 6 3 6 1 United Kingdom Warwick 4 6 5 4
United Kingdom Warwick 8 6 2 6 Australia Molloy 4 8 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Nikolic w/o 12 United States Mulloy 6 10 8
United Kingdom Crouch United Kingdom Crouch 2 4 1
United Kingdom Lewis 4 0 5 12 United States Mulloy 6 6 6
12 United States Mulloy 6 6 7 12 United States Mulloy 6 0 5 3
Republic of Ireland Kemp 3 1 3 2 Australia Hoad 4 6 7 6
Uruguay Argon 6 6 6 Uruguay Argon 2 4 3
Q South Africa Forbes 3 9 1 3 Canada Bedard 6 6 6
Canada Bedard 6 7 6 6 Canada Bedard 3 0 6 1
Q United States Van Voorhees 2 7 6 2 Australia Hoad 6 6 1 6
Poland Tłoczyński 6 9 8 Poland Tłoczyński 0 3 1
Italy Fachini 3 2 5 2 Australia Hoad 6 6 6
2 Australia Hoad 6 6 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. p. 340. ISBN 0007117078. 

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