1937 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1937 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United Kingdom Dorothy Round
Runner-up Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska
Final score 6–2, 2–6, 7-5
Details
Draw 97 (10Q)
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1936 · Wimbledon Championships · 1938 →

Helen Jacobs was the defending champion, but lost in the quarterfinals to Dorothy Round.

Round defeated Jadwiga Jędrzejowska in the final, 6–2, 2–6, 7–5 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1937 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

01.   United States Helen Jacobs (Quarterfinals)
02.   Denmark Hilde Sperling (Quarterfinals)
03.   Chile Anita Lizana (Quarterfinals)
04.   Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska (Final)
05.   United States Alice Marble (Semifinals)
06.   France Simonne Mathieu (Semifinals)
07.   United Kingdom Dorothy Round (Champion)
08.   United Kingdom Kay Stammers (Fourth round)

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

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                             
2 Denmark Hilde Sperling 5 6 3
5 United States Alice Marble 7 2 6
5 United States Alice Marble 6 2
4 Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska 8 6
4 Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska 6 6
United Kingdom Peggy Scriven 1 2
4 Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska 2 6 5
7 United Kingdom Dorothy Round 6 2 7
6 France Simonne Mathieu 6 6
3 Chile Anita Lizana 3 3
6 France Simonne Mathieu 4 0
7 United Kingdom Dorothy Round 6 6
7 United Kingdom Dorothy Round 6 6
1 United States Helen Jacobs 4 2

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
2 Denmark Hilde Sperling 6 6
Hungary Magda Baumgarten 2 0
2 Denmark H Sperling 6 6
Germany M Horn 2 0
Germany Marie Horn 6 7 7
United Kingdom Mary Burrows 1 9 5
2 Denmark H Sperling 6 6
United Kingdom G Curtis 4 4
United Kingdom Edie Luxton 6 5 3
United Kingdom Denise Huntbach 3 7 6
United Kingdom D Huntbach 4 6
United Kingdom G Curtis 6 8
United Kingdom Gertrude Valentine-Brown 3 3
United Kingdom Gaby Curtis 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 United States Alice Marble 9 6 6
United Kingdom Mary Hardwick 11 4 3
5 United States A Marble 6 6
United Kingdom M Lincoln 1 0
United Kingdom Molly Lincoln 6 6
Austria Rosl Kraus 4 3
5 United States A Marble 6 6
Netherlands M Couquerque 0 2
France Sylvie Henrotin 1 1
Netherlands Madzy Couquerque 6 6
Netherlands M Couquerque 6 6
United Kingdom E Haylock 4 4
Q United Kingdom Edith Middleton 2 1
United Kingdom Elsa Haylock 6 6 6 United Kingdom E Haylock 6 6
United Kingdom Sheila Chuter 8 2 3

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska 6 6
United Kingdom Susan Noel 2 0 4 Poland J Jędrzejowska 6 6
United Kingdom Betty Couper 3 5 United Kingdom D Beazley 1 1
United Kingdom Dora Beazley 6 7 4 Poland J Jędrzejowska 6 6
United Kingdom Gladys Southwell 3 6 6 United Kingdom G Southwell 1 1
United Kingdom Mary Whitmarsh 6 3 1 United Kingdom G Southwell 6 6
United Kingdom Mie Trentham 4 10 6 United Kingdom M Trentham 2 2
Q Sweden Alva Samuelsson 6 8 3 4 Poland J Jędrzejowska 6 6
United Kingdom Madie Moss 1 1 United States D Andrus 0 2
United Kingdom Florence Ford 6 6 United Kingdom F Ford 6 6
United Kingdom Winifred Bower 5 2 United Kingdom J Goss 4 4
United Kingdom Joan Goss 7 6 United Kingdom F Ford 4 1
United Kingdom Billie Yorke 6 6 United States D Andrus 6 6
United Kingdom Thelma Jarvis 2 3 United Kingdom A Yorke 3 4
United Kingdom Nancy Dickin 4 3 United States D Andrus 6 6
United States Dorothy Andrus 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 United Kingdom Kay Stammers 6 6
United Kingdom Nancy Lyle 2 2 8 United Kingdom K Stammers 9 6
Q United Kingdom Betty Uber 4 6 6 Q United Kingdom E Uber 7 2
Q United Kingdom Mary Norman 6 4 4 8 United Kingdom K Stammers 6 6
United States Katherine Winthrop 7 6 United States K Winthrop 3 3
United Kingdom Betty Hobson 5 4 United States K Winthrop 4 8 6
Q United Kingdom Gem Hoahing 6 4 United Kingdom P O'Connell 6 6 1
United Kingdom Patsy O'Connell 8 6 8 United Kingdom K Stammers 5 3
United Kingdom Joan Ingram 1 1 United Kingdom M Scriven 7 6
United Kingdom Effie Peters 6 6 United Kingdom E Peters 6 4 6
United Kingdom Freda Underwood 5 4 United Kingdom J Strawson 4 6 2
United Kingdom Joan Strawson 7 6 United Kingdom E Peters 2 1
Republic of Ireland Josephine Harman 0 2 United Kingdom M Scriven 6 6
United Kingdom Peggy Scriven 6 6 United Kingdom M Scriven 6 6
United Kingdom Sheila Paterson 2 2 United Kingdom V Scott 2 2
United Kingdom Valerie Scott 6 6

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Q United Kingdom Olga Haycraft 2 4
United Kingdom Mrs J Selwyn James 6 6 United Kingdom Mrs J Selwyn James 5 4
United Kingdom Vere King 3 3 United Kingdom E Pittman 7 6
United Kingdom Elsie Pittman 6 6 United Kingdom E Pittman 1 4
United Kingdom Betty Batt 0 1 United Kingdom P King 6 6
United Kingdom Phyllis King 6 6 United Kingdom P King 6 6
United Kingdom Mary Bowden 6 6 United Kingdom M Bowden 0 0
United Kingdom Peggy Pleydell-Bouverie 4 3 United Kingdom P King 6 2 0
United Kingdom Olga MacInnes 6 2 6 6 France S Mathieu 1 6 6
United Kingdom Joan Marquis 3 6 4 United Kingdom O MacInnes 3 5
United Kingdom Evelyn Dearman 6 6 United Kingdom E Dearman 6 7
Q United Kingdom Phyllis Grover 2 2 United Kingdom E Dearman 0 3
LL United Kingdom Audrey Cardinall 3 3 6 France S Mathieu 6 6
Kingdom of Yugoslavia Hella Kovač 6 6 Kingdom of Yugoslavia H Kovač 2 3
France Colette Boegner 1 0 6 France S Mathieu 6 6
6 France Simonne Mathieu 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Madge Slaney 4 3
United Kingdom Pamela Morison 6 6 United Kingdom P Morison 2 1
United Kingdom Yvonne Law 6 6 United Kingdom Y Law 6 6
Q United Kingdom Margaret Lewis 3 3 United Kingdom Y Law 6 4 2
United Kingdom Patience Thomson 6 7 United Kingdom B Nuthall 2 6 6
Q United Kingdom Katherine Keith-Steele 2 5 United Kingdom P Thomson 1 2
United Kingdom Betty Nuthall 6 6 6 United Kingdom B Nuthall 6 6
United Kingdom Mollie Trouncer 8 0 2 United Kingdom B Nuthall 3 2
United Kingdom Jean Saunders 6 6 3 Chile A Lizana 6 6
United Kingdom Margot Stewart 1 4 United Kingdom J Saunders 8 6
United Kingdom Mona Riddell 6 6 United Kingdom M Riddell 6 4
Q United Kingdom Catherine Fenwick 2 3 United Kingdom J Saunders 4 1
United Kingdom Margot Lumb 6 4 6 3 Chile A Lizana 6 6
United Kingdom Nina Brown 4 6 3 United Kingdom M Lumb 6 1 2
United Kingdom Gladys Osborne 2 2 3 Chile A Lizana 1 6 6
3 Chile Anita Lizana 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Republic of Ireland Joy Myerscough 1 2
United Kingdom Alex McOstrich 6 6
United Kingdom A McOstrich 4 2
France E de la Valdène 6 6
France Lilí de la Valdène 6 6
United Kingdom Freda James 4 0
France E de la Valdène 1 0
7 United Kingdom D Round 6 6
Netherlands Truid Terwindt 2 7 6
Denmark Else Hollis 6 5 4
Netherlands G Terwindt 2 0
7 United Kingdom D Round 6 6
United Kingdom Cristobel Wheatcroft 1 1
7 United Kingdom Dorothy Round 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Rita Jarvis 7 2
United Kingdom Rosemary Smith 9 6
United Kingdom R Smith 4 6 5
United Kingdom A Wright 6 3 7
United Kingdom Audrey Wright 7 6
Greece Phyllis Xydis 5 1
United Kingdom A Wright 0 3
1 United States H Jacobs 6 6
United Kingdom Mary Heeley 6 6
United Kingdom Ruth Kirk 2 1
United Kingdom M Heeley 3 1
1 United States H Jacobs 6 6
United Kingdom Ermyntrude Harvey 2 1
1 United States Helen Jacobs 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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