1931 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles

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Women's Doubles
1931 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionsUnited Kingdom Phyllis Mudford
United Kingdom Dorothy Shepherd-Barron
Runners-upFrance Doris Metaxa
Belgium Josane Sigart
Final score3–6, 6–3, 6–4
Details
Draw48 (5Q)
Seeds4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1930 · Wimbledon Championships · 1932 →

Elizabeth Ryan and Helen Wills Moody were the defending champions, but did not participate.

Phyllis Mudford and Dorothy Shepherd-Barron defeated Doris Metaxa and Josane Sigart in the final, 3–6, 6–3, 6–4 to win the Ladies' Doubles tennis title at the 1931 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Seeds[edit]

01.   United Kingdom Eileen Fearnley-Whittingstall / United States Betty Nuthall (Semifinals)
02.   Germany Cilly Aussem / Germany Hilde Krahwinkel (Second round)
03.   United Kingdom Peggy Michell / United Kingdom Phoebe Watson (Third round)
04.   France Doris Metaxa / Belgium Josane Sigart (Final)

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 Kingdom Eileen Fearnley-Whittingstall
United Kingdom Betty Nuthall
3 7 6
United States Anna Harper
United States Marjorie Van Ryn
6 5 3
1 United Kingdom Eileen Fearnley-Whittingstall
United Kingdom Betty Nuthall
6 6 4
4 France Doris Metaxa
Belgium Josane Sigart
4 8 6
4 France Doris Metaxa
Belgium Josane Sigart
7 6
United Kingdom Joan Strawson
United Kingdom Billie Yorke
5 0
4 France Doris Metaxa
Belgium Josane Sigart
6 3 4
United Kingdom Phyllis Mudford
United Kingdom Dorothy Shepherd-Barron
3 6 6
United Kingdom Evelyn Dearman
United Kingdom Olga Webb
1 2
United Kingdom Phyllis Mudford
United Kingdom Dorothy Shepherd-Barron
6 6
United Kingdom Phyllis Mudford
United Kingdom Dorothy Shepherd-Barron
7 3 6
United Kingdom Kitty Godfree
United Kingdom Dorothy Round
5 6 3
United Kingdom Kitty Godfree
United Kingdom Dorothy Round
6 6
United Kingdom Elsie Pittman
United Kingdom Joan Ridley
2 1

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United Kingdom Eileen Fearnley-Whittingstall
United Kingdom Betty Nuthall
6 6
United Kingdom Janet Dudley-Cox
United Kingdom Gladys Seel
3 1
1 United Kingdom E Fearnley-Whittingstall
United Kingdom B Nuthall
6 7
United Kingdom P Satterthwaite
United Kingdom MA Thomas
4 5
United Kingdom Phyllis Satterthwaite
United Kingdom MA Thomas
7 6
Netherlands Mence Dros-Canters
France Simonne Mathieu
5 0
1 United Kingdom E Fearnley-Whittingstall
United Kingdom B Nuthall
3 7 6
United States A Harper
United States M Van Ryn
6 5 3
United Kingdom Nancy Lyle
United Kingdom Margaret Stocks
7 6
Mrs JC Bell
United Kingdom Kathleen Bridge
5 2
United Kingdom N Lyle
United Kingdom M Stocks
6 1 3
United States A Harper
United States M Van Ryn
3 6 6
United Kingdom Dorothy Alexander
United Kingdom R Watson
4 3
United States Anna Harper
United States Marjorie Van Ryn
6 6

The nationality of Mrs JC Bell is unknown.

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 France Doris Metaxa
Belgium Josane Sigart
5 8 6
United Kingdom Ermyntrude Harvey
United Kingdom Mary McIlquham
7 6 0 4 France D Metaxa
Belgium J Sigart
8 6
United Kingdom Betty Dix
United Kingdom Elsa Haylock
6 6 United Kingdom M Dix
United Kingdom E Haylock
6 2
Q United Kingdom J Lawson
United Kingdom Mrs R Stephens
4 2 4 France D Metaxa
Belgium J Sigart
8 3 6
France Ida Adamoff
France Arlette Neufeld
2 1 United Kingdom M Heeley
United Kingdom W James
6 6 3
United Kingdom Mary Heeley
United Kingdom Freda James
6 6 United Kingdom M Heeley
United Kingdom W James
6 6
United Kingdom Freda Scott
United Kingdom Mrs P Thomas
6 6 United Kingdom F Scott
United Kingdom Mrs P Thomas
3 0
France Jacqueline Gallay
France Violette Gallay
3 3 4 France D Metaxa
Belgium J Sigart
7 6
United Kingdom JL Colegate
United Kingdom CJ Tyrrell
4 4 United Kingdom J Strawson
United Kingdom A Yorke
5 0
United Kingdom Cecily Marriott
United Kingdom Madge Slaney
6 6 United Kingdom C Marriott
United Kingdom M Slaney
1 6
United Kingdom Mrs Bruce-May
United Kingdom Enid Clarke
6 6 United Kingdom Mrs Bruce-May
United Kingdom E Clarke
6 8
United Kingdom Dorothy Anderson
United Kingdom Jeanette Morfey
4 2 United Kingdom Mrs Bruce-May
United Kingdom E Clarke
0 10
United Kingdom KEC Lewis
United Kingdom Betty Uber
7 6 United Kingdom J Strawson
United Kingdom A Yorke
6 12
Egypt E Alexandroff
Germany Anne Peitz
5 4 United Kingdom KEC Lewis
United Kingdom E Uber
2 6 5
United Kingdom Effie Hemmant
United Kingdom Madge List
4 4 United Kingdom J Strawson
United Kingdom A Yorke
6 4 7
United Kingdom Joan Strawson
United Kingdom Billie Yorke
6 6

Bottom half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
2 Germany Cilly Aussem
Germany Hilde Krahwinkel
France Rosie Berthet
Spain Bella Pons
w/o 2 Germany C Aussem
Germany H Krahwinkel
6 4 4
Greece Helene Nicolopoulos
Switzerland Lolette Payot
6 6 Greece H Nicolopoulos
Switzerland L Payot
3 6 6
Q United Kingdom Doris Eastley
United Kingdom Andree Lucas
3 4 Greece H Nicolopoulos
Switzerland L Payot
6 3 7
United Kingdom Evelyn Dearman
United Kingdom Olga Webb
7 4 6 United Kingdom E Dearman
United Kingdom O Webb
3 6 9
United Kingdom Enid Broadbridge
United Kingdom Davinia Townsend
5 6 0 United Kingdom E Dearman
United Kingdom O Webb
6 6
United Kingdom Gwen Sterry
United Kingdom Naomi Trentham
1 8 6 United Kingdom G Sterry
United Kingdom N Trentham
2 4
United Kingdom Winifred Beamish
United Kingdom Dorothy Jameson
6 6 3 United Kingdom E Dearman
United Kingdom O Webb
1 2
Q United Kingdom Mary Hardwick
United Kingdom Sheila Hewitt
1 4 United Kingdom P Mudford
United Kingdom D Shepherd-Barron
6 6
United Kingdom Helen Burr
United Kingdom Helen Dyson
6 6 United Kingdom H Burr
United Kingdom H Dyson
3 7
United Kingdom Phyllis Mudford
United Kingdom Dorothy Shepherd-Barron
6 9 United Kingdom P Mudford
United Kingdom D Shepherd-Barron
6 9
LL United Kingdom Joan Ingram
United Kingdom Peggy Pleydell-Bouverie
0 7 United Kingdom P Mudford
United Kingdom D Shepherd-Barron
6 6
Q United Kingdom Margery Elton
United Kingdom Mildred Nonweiler
3 6 6 United Kingdom D Hill
United Kingdom J Lycett
4 3
United Kingdom Mie Johnstone
United Kingdom Lucy Pennycuick
6 3 4 Q United Kingdom M Elton
United Kingdom M Nonweiler
5 4
United Kingdom Dorothy Hill
United Kingdom Joan Lycett
6 3 6 United Kingdom D Hill
United Kingdom J Lycett
7 6
United Kingdom Beatrice Feltham
United Kingdom Sybil Johnson
3 6 3

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 United Kingdom Peggy Michell
United Kingdom Phoebe Watson
6 6
United Kingdom Gethyn Harry
United Kingdom JF Harry
3 4
3 United Kingdom M Michell
United Kingdom P Watson
4 4
United Kingdom K Godfree
United Kingdom D Round
6 6
United Kingdom Kitty Godfree
United Kingdom Dorothy Round
6 6
France Jacqueline Goldschmidt
United Kingdom Agnes Tuckey
0 1
United Kingdom K Godfree
United Kingdom D Round
6 6
United Kingdom E Pittman
United Kingdom J Ridley
2 1
United Kingdom Elsie Pittman
United Kingdom Joan Ridley
6 6
Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska
United States Marjorie Sachs
2 3
United Kingdom E Pittman
United Kingdom J Ridley
6 6
Q France E Macready
United Kingdom C Wheatcroft
3 2
Q France Elizabeth Macready
United Kingdom Cristobel Wheatcroft
4 6 6
United Kingdom Vera Montgomery
United Kingdom Mrs WT Tucker
6 2 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ 100 Years of Wimbledon by Lance Tingay, Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

External links[edit]

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