1928 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1928 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United States Helen Wills
Runner-up Spain Lilí de Álvarez
Final score 6–2, 6–3
Details
Draw 80 (10Q)
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1927 · Wimbledon Championships · 1929 →

Helen Wills successfully defended her title, defeating Lilí de Álvarez in the final, 6–2, 6–3 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1928 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Seeds[edit]

01.   United States Helen Wills (Champion)
02.   Spain Lilí de Álvarez (Final)
03.   United Kingdom Eileen Bennett (Quarterfinals)
04.   United States Elizabeth Ryan (Semifinals)
05.   Netherlands Kea Bouman (Third round)
06.   United Kingdom Phoebe Watson (Quarterfinals)
07.   Germany Cilly Aussem (Quarterfinals)
08.   United States Helen Jacobs (Third round)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                             
1 United States Helen Wills 6 6
6 United Kingdom Phoebe Watson 3 0
1 United States Helen Wills 6 6
4 United States Elizabeth Ryan 1 1
4 United States Elizabeth Ryan 6 4 6
Greece Helene Nicolopoulos 1 6 2
1 United States Helen Wills 6 6
2 Spain Lilí de Álvarez 2 3
2 Spain Lilí de Álvarez 7 6
7 Germany Cilly Aussem 5 2
2 Spain Lilí de Álvarez 6 6
Australia Daphne Akhurst 3 0
3 United Kingdom Eileen Bennett 6 3 2
Australia Daphne Akhurst 2 6 6

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 United States Helen Wills 6 6
United Kingdom Elsie Goldsack 2 1
1 United States H Wills 6 6
France V Gallay 0 0
Denmark Inga Sperling 4 6 3
France Violette Gallay 6 0 6
1 United States H Wills 6 6
United Kingdom E Harvey 2 3
United Kingdom Mrs HV Edwards 2 1
United Kingdom Ermyntrude Harvey 6 6
United Kingdom E Harvey 6 6
Q United Kingdom P Mudford 2 2
Q United Kingdom Phyllis Mudford 6 3 7
France Elizabeth Macready 2 6 5

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6 United Kingdom Phoebe Watson 6 6
Q United Kingdom Beatrice Feltham 2 2
6 United Kingdom P Watson 6 6
Australia M O'Hara Wood 0 1
Netherlands Mence Canters 1 2
Australia Meryl O'Hara Wood 6 6
6 United Kingdom P Watson 6 6
United Kingdom A Edgington 0 0
United Kingdom Dorothy Shaw 2 6 2
United Kingdom Aurea Edgington 6 1 6
United Kingdom A Edgington 7 6 8
Germany E Hoffman 9 1 6
United Kingdom Madge Slaney 6 6 4
Germany Ellen Hoffman 2 8 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 United States Elizabeth Ryan 6 6
United Kingdom Kathleen Bridge 1 4
4 United States E Ryan 6 6
France J Gallay 4 1
United Kingdom Betty Dix 2 6 4
France Jacqueline Gallay 6 4 6
4 United States E Ryan 6 6
Australia E Boyd 0 2
Australia Esna Boyd 6 10
United Kingdom Gwen Sterry 3 8
Australia E Boyd 6 6
Q United Kingdom H Evelyn-Jones 0 1
United Kingdom Madge List 4 2
Q United Kingdom H Evelyn-Jones 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 Netherlands Kea Bouman 6 7
United Kingdom Claire Beckingham 2 5 5 Netherlands K Bouman 6 6
Germany Paula von Reznicek 6 6 Germany P von Reznicek 3 2
Q United Kingdom Dorothy Anderson 1 4 5 Netherlands K Bouman 10 6
United Kingdom Effie Hemmant 6 3 3 Greece H Nicolopoulos 12 8
United Kingdom Sylvia Lumley-Ellis 4 6 6 United Kingdom S Lumley-Ellis 2 1
France Marguerite Bordes 4 4 Greece H Nicolopoulos 6 6
Greece Helene Nicolopoulos 6 6 Greece H Nicolopoulos 5 6 6
United Kingdom Cristobel Hardie 4 4 Q United Kingdom N Trentham 7 2 1
United States Penelope Anderson 6 6 United States P Anderson 6 6
United Kingdom Mary Davies United Kingdom M Davies 2 4
Czechoslovakia Josefine von Lobkowitz w/o United States P Anderson 6 4 4
Q United Kingdom Naomi Trentham 6 6 8 Q United Kingdom N Trentham 3 6 6
Q United Kingdom Dorothy Round 2 8 6 Q United Kingdom N Trentham 6 4 6
United Kingdom Betty Nuthall w/o United Kingdom P Whitley 2 6 4
United Kingdom Phyllis Whitley

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
2 Spain Lilí de Álvarez 6 6
United Kingdom Joan Lycett 2 2 2 Spain E de Álvarez 4 6 7
United Kingdom Mabel Mavrogordato 3 0 United Kingdom P Covell 6 3 5
United Kingdom Phyllis Covell 6 6 2 Spain E de Álvarez 6 6
United Kingdom Peggy Saunders 5 4 United Kingdom E Colyer 4 4
United Kingdom Evelyn Colyer 7 6 United Kingdom E Colyer 4 6 6
Q United Kingdom Doreen Busby w/o United Kingdom J Fry 6 3 4
United Kingdom Joan Fry 2 Spain E de Álvarez 9 6
United Kingdom CJ Tyrrell 8 3 0 Australia L Bickerton 7 4
Netherlands Madzy Couquerque 6 6 6 Netherlands M Couquerque 4 2
United Kingdom Mary Cambridge 2 0 United Kingdom E Rose 6 6
United Kingdom Eleanor Rose 6 6 United Kingdom E Rose 3 1
United States Molla Mallory 3 6 4 Australia L Bickerton 6 6
Australia Louie Bickerton 6 4 6 Australia L Bickerton 6 6
Belgium Josane Sigart 9 4 United Kingdom D Gordon 1 4
United Kingdom Davinia Gordon 11 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 Germany Cilly Aussem 6 6
United Kingdom Violet Chamberlain 2 4
7 Germany C Aussem 6 7
United Kingdom P Satterthwaite 4 5
United Kingdom R Watson 6 5 3
United Kingdom Phyllis Satterthwaite 4 7 6
7 Germany C Aussem 6 4 6
United Kingdom J Strawson 1 6 1
Q United Kingdom Kate Anningson 0 2
United Kingdom Winifred Beamish 6 6
United Kingdom W Beamish 6 1 1
United Kingdom J Strawson 4 6 6
Q United Kingdom Vera Marshall 2 3
United Kingdom Joan Strawson 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 United Kingdom Eileen Bennett 6 9
United Kingdom Dorothy Shepherd-Barron 3 7
3 United Kingdom E Bennett 6 6
United Kingdom M McIlquham 3 3
Germany Irmgard Rost 2 4
United Kingdom Mary McIlquham 6 6
3 United Kingdom E Bennett 6 6
United Kingdom JL Colegate 3 2
United Kingdom Agnes Tuckey 2 1
United Kingdom JL Colegate 6 6
United Kingdom JL Colegate 6 7
Italy L Valerio 2 5
Italy Lucia Valerio 6 6
United Kingdom Mrs Bruce-May 3 0

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 United States Helen Jacobs 6 6
United Kingdom Joan Ridley 0 2
8 United States H Jacobs 8 1 6
Australia D Akhurst 6 6 8
United Kingdom Helen Bourne 4 2
Australia Daphne Akhurst 6 6
Australia D Akhurst 6 8 6
United Kingdom E Haylock 4 10 0
France Yvonne Bourgeois 4 6 4
United Kingdom Elsa Haylock 6 4 6
United Kingdom E Haylock 10 6
United Kingdom E Clarke 8 0
United Kingdom Enid Clarke 6 6
Q United Kingdom Beatrice Brown 0 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230. 
  2. ^ Helen Wills - Still Supreme 1928. Wimbledon, London.: British Pathé. 12 July 1928. Film id 732.26. 

External links[edit]

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