1939 Wimbledon Championships

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1939 Wimbledon Championships
Date 26 June – 7 July
Edition 59th
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Venue All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Bobby Riggs
Women's Singles
United States Alice Marble
Men's Doubles
United States Elwood Cooke / United States Bobby Riggs
Women's Doubles
United States Sarah Fabyan / United States Alice Marble
Mixed Doubles
United States Bobby Riggs / United States Alice Marble
← 1938 · Wimbledon Championships · 1946 →

The 1939 Wimbledon 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 26 June until 7 July.[1] It was the 59th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1939.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Bobby Riggs defeated United States Elwood Cooke, 2–6, 8–6, 3–6, 6–3, 6–2 [2]

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Alice Marble defeated United Kingdom Kay Stammers, 6–2, 6–0 [3]

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Elwood Cooke / United States Bobby Riggs defeated United Kingdom Charles Hare / United Kingdom Frank Wilde, 6–3, 3–6, 6–3, 9–7 [4]

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Sarah Fabyan / United States Alice Marble defeated United States Helen Jacobs / United Kingdom Billie Yorke, 6–1, 6–0 [5]

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Bobby Riggs / United States Alice Marble defeated United Kingdom Frank Wilde / United Kingdom Nina Brown, 9–7, 6–1 [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  2. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  3. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  4. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  5. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  6. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1939 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1939 U.S. National Championships