1939 Wimbledon Championships

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1939 Wimbledon Championships
Date June 26–July 7[1]
Edition 59th
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Bobby Riggs [2]
Women's Singles
United States Alice Marble [3]
Men's Doubles
United States Elwood Cooke / United States Bobby Riggs [4]
Women's Doubles
United States Sarah Fabyan / United States Alice Marble
Mixed Doubles
United States Alice Marble / United States Bobby Riggs

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. 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

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Alice Marble defeated United Kingdom Kay Stammers Bullitt 6–2, 6–0

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

Women's Doubles[edit]

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

Mixed Doubles[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  2. ^ "Grand Slam Tournaments - Wimbledon" (PDF). usta.com. United States Tennis Association. 
  3. ^ "Roll of Honour - Women's Singles". wimbledon.org. 
  4. ^ "Roll of Honour - Men's Doubles". wimbledon.org. 

External links[edit]


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