1928 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1928 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United States Helen Wills [1]
Runner-up Spain Lili de Alvarez [1]
Final score 6–2, 6–3
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  

Helen Wills defeated Lili de Alvarez 6–2, 6–3 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1928 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Main draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Finals
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 6 4 6     4  United States Elizabeth Ryan 1 1  
 Greece Helene Nicolopoulos 1 6 2       1  United States Helen Wills 6 6
2  Spain Lili de Alvarez 7 6       2  Spain Lili de Alvarez 2 3
7  Germany Cilly Aussem 5 2     2  Spain Lili de Alvarez 6 6
3  United Kingdom Eileen Bennett 6 3 2      Australia Daphne Akhurst 3 0  
 Australia Daphne Akhurst 2 6 6  

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
1  United States Helen Wills    
 bye       1  United States H Wills 6 6  
 United Kingdom Elsie Goldsack        United Kingdom EA Goldsack 2 1  
 bye         1  United States H Wills 6 6  
 Denmark Mrs. J Sperling          France V Gallay 0 0  
 bye        Denmark Mrs. J Sperling 4 6 3
 France Violette Gallay      France V Gallay 6 0 6  
 bye       1  United States H Wills 6 6
 United Kingdom Mrs. HV Edwards          United Kingdom EH Harvey 2 3
 bye        United Kingdom Mrs. HV Edwards 2 1  
 United Kingdom Ermyntrude Harvey      United Kingdom EH Harvey 6 6  
 bye        United Kingdom EH Harvey 6 6
Q  United Kingdom Phyllis Mudford       Q  United Kingdom PE Mudford 2 2  
 bye     Q  United Kingdom PE Mudford 6 3 7
 France Elizabeth Macready      France Mrs. GN Macready 2 6 5  
 bye  

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
6  United Kingdom Phoebe Watson    
 bye       6  United Kingdom Mrs. MR Watson 6 6  
Q  United Kingdom Beatrice Feltham       Q  United Kingdom B Feltham 2 2  
 bye         6  United Kingdom Mrs. MR Watson 6 6  
Q  Netherlands M Canters        Australia M O'Hara Wood 0 1  
 bye     Q  Netherlands M Canters 1 2
 Australia Meryl O'Hara Wood        Australia M O'Hara Wood 6 6  
 bye         6  United Kingdom Mrs. MR Watson 6 6
 United Kingdom Dorothy Shaw        United Kingdom Mrs. H Edgington 0 0
 bye      United Kingdom DA Shaw 2 6 2  
 United Kingdom Aurea Edgington      United Kingdom Mrs. H Edgington 6 1 6  
 bye        United Kingdom Mrs. H Edgington 7 6 8
 United Kingdom Madge Slaney        Germany EH Hoffman 9 1 6  
 bye      United Kingdom M Slaney 6 6 4
 Germany Ellen Hoffman      Germany EH Hoffman 2 8 6  
 bye  

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
4  United States Elizabeth Ryan    
 bye       4  United States EM Ryan 6 6  
 United Kingdom Kathleen Bridge        United Kingdom Mrs. AV Bridge 1 4  
 bye         4  United States EM Ryan 6 6  
 United Kingdom Betty Dix        France J Gallay 4 1  
 bye      France ME Dix 2 6 4
 France Jacquline Gallay        France J Gallay 6 4 6  
 bye         4  United States EM Ryan 6 6
 Australia Esna Boyd        Australia E Boyd 0 2
 bye      Australia E Boyd 6 10  
 United Kingdom Gwen Sterry      United Kingdom GR Sterry 3 8  
 bye        Australia E Boyd 6 6
 United Kingdom Madge List       Q  United Kingdom HE Jones 0 1  
 bye      United Kingdom Mrs. WD List 4 2
Q  United Kingdom Evelyn Jones     Q  United Kingdom HE Jones 6 6  
 bye  

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 Mrs. J Nicolopoulos 12 8  
 United Kingdom Sylvia Lumley-Ellis 4 6 6      United Kingdom SC Lumley-Ellis 2 1
 France Marguerite Bordes 4 4      Greece Mrs. J Nicolopoulos 6 6  
 Greece Helene Nicolopoulos 6 6        Greece Mrs. J 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 w/o      United Kingdom MP Davies 2 4  
 Czechoslovakia Princess Josefine von Lobkowitz        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      United Kingdom Mrs. PJ Whitley 2 6 4  
 United Kingdom Phyllis Whitley w/o  

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
2  Spain Lili de Alvarez 6 6  
 United Kingdom Joan Lycett 2 2     2  Spain L de Alvarez 4 6 7  
 United Kingdom Mabel Mavrogordato 3 0        United Kingdom Mrs. BC Covell 6 3 5  
 United Kingdom Phyllis Covell 6 6         2  Spain L de Alvarez 6 6  
 United Kingdom Peggy Saunders 5 4          United Kingdom EL Colyer 4 4  
 United Kingdom Evelyn Colyer 7 6        United Kingdom EL Colyer 4 6 6
Q  United Kingdom Doreen Busby      United Kingdom J Fry 6 3 4  
 United Kingdom Joan Fry w/o       2  Spain L de Alvarez 9 6
 United Kingdom C Tyrrell 8 3 0        Australia L Bickerton 7 4
 Netherlands Rollin Couquerque 6 6 6      Netherlands MCR Couquerque 4 2  
 United Kingdom Mary Cambridge 2 0      United Kingdom EF Rose 6 6  
 United Kingdom EF Rose 6 6        United Kingdom EF Rose 3 1
 United States Molla Mallory 3 6 4        Australia L Bickerton 6 6  
 Australia Louise Bickerton 6 4 6      Australia L Bickerton 6 6
 Belgium Josane Sigart 9 4      United Kingdom D Gordon 1 4  
 United Kingdom Davina Gordon 11 6  

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 bye    
7  Germany Cilly Aussem       7  Germany Cilly Aussem 6 6  
 bye        United Kingdom MV Chamberlain 2 4  
 United Kingdom Violet Chamberlain         7  Germany C Aussem 6 7  
 bye        United Kingdom Mrs. CR Satterthwaite 4 5  
 United Kingdom R Watson      United Kingdom R Watson 6 5 3
 bye        United Kingdom Mrs. CR Satterthwaite 4 7 6  
 United Kingdom Phyllis Satterthwaite         7  Germany C Aussem 6 4 6
 bye        United Kingdom Mrs. FM Strawson 1 6 1
Q  United Kingdom Kate Anningson     Q  United Kingdom KT Anningson 0 2  
 bye      United Kingdom Mrs. AE Beamish 6 6  
 United Kingdom Winifred Beamish        United Kingdom Mrs. AE Beamish 6 1 1
 bye        United Kingdom Mrs. FM Strawson 4 6 6  
Q  United Kingdom Vera Marshall     Q  United Kingdom V Marshall 2 3
 bye      United Kingdom Mrs. FM Strawson 6 6  
 United Kingdom Joan Strawson  

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 bye  
3  United Kingdom Eileen Bennett     3  United Kingdom EV Bennett 6 9  
 bye      United Kingdom Mrs. WP Shepherd Barron 3 7  
 United Kingdom Dorothy Shepherd Barron       3  United Kingdom EV Bennett 6 6  
 bye        Netherlands Mrs. CG McIlquham 3 3  
 Germany Irmgard Rost      Germany I Rost 2 4
 bye      Netherlands Mrs. CG McIlquham 6 6  
 Netherlands Mary McIlquham       3  United Kingdom EV Bennett 6 6
 bye        United Kingdom Mrs. JL Colegate 3 2
 United Kingdom Agnes Tuckey      United Kingdom Mrs. CO Tuckey 2 1  
 bye      United Kingdom Mrs. JL Colegate 6 6  
 United Kingdom Mrs. JL Colegate        United Kingdom Mrs. JL Colegate 6 7
 bye        Italy L Valerio 2 5  
 Italy Lucia Valerio      Italy L Valerio 6 6
 bye      United Kingdom Mrs. Bruce May 3 0  
 United Kingdom Mrs. Bruce May  

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 bye  
8  United States Helen Jacobs     8  United States HH Jacobs 6 6  
 bye        United Kingdom JC Ridley 0 2  
 United Kingdom Joan Ridley         8  United States HH Jacobs 8 1 6  
 bye          Australia D Akhurst 6 6 8  
 United Kingdom Helen Bourne        United Kingdom H Bourne 4 2
 bye      Australia Daphne Akhurst 6 6  
 Australia Daphne Akhurst        Australia D Akhurst 6 8 6
 bye          United Kingdom Mrs. RE Haylock 4 10 0
 France Yvonne Bourgeois        France Y Bourgeois 4 6 4  
 bye        United Kingdom Mrs. RE Haylock 6 4 6  
 United Kingdom Elsa Haylock          United Kingdom Mrs. RE Haylock 10 6
 bye        United Kingdom ER Clarke 8 0  
 United Kingdom ER Clarke      United Kingdom ER Clarke 6 6
 bye        United Kingdom BC Brown 0 1  
Q  United Kingdom Beatrice Brown    

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. p. 301. ISBN 0007117078.  (the source of this draw)