1926 Wimbledon Championships

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1926 Wimbledon Championships
Date June 21–July 3[1]
Edition 46th
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
France Jean Borotra[2]
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Kitty McKane Godfree[3]
Men's Doubles
France Henri Cochet / France Jacques Brugnon[4]
Women's Doubles
United States Mary Browne / United States Elizabeth Ryan
Mixed Doubles
United Kingdom Kathleen McKane Godfree / United Kingdom Leslie Godfree

The 1926 Wimbledon Championships, also known as the Jubilee 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 21 June until 3 July. It was the 46th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1926.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

France Jean Borotra defeated United States Howard Kinsey 8–6, 6–1, 6–3

Women's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Kitty McKane Godfree defeated Spain Lili de Alvarez 6–2, 4–6, 6–3

Men's Doubles[edit]

France Henri Cochet / France Jacques Brugnon defeated United States Howard Kinsey / United States Vincent Richards 7–5, 4–6, 6–3, 6–2

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Mary Browne / United States Elizabeth Ryan defeated United Kingdom Kathleen McKane Godfree / United Kingdom Evelyn Colyer 6–1, 6–1

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Kathleen McKane Godfree[a] / United Kingdom Leslie Godfree[a] defeated United States Mary Browne / United States Howard Kinsey, 6–3, 6–4.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b The Godfrees are the only married couple to have won the mixed doubles title.[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. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 
  3. ^ "Roll of Honour - Women's Singles". wimbledon.org. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 
  4. ^ "Roll of Honour - Men's Doubles". wimbledon.org. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 
  5. ^ Lynch, Steven. "Has a married couple ever won the mixed doubles at Wimbledon? Or a brother and sister?". www.espn.co.uk. Retrieved 25 June 2012. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1926 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1926 U.S. National Championships