1939 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1939 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United Kingdom Alice Marble [1]
Runner-up United Kingdom Kay Stammers [1]
Final score 6–2, 6-0
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women seniors
WC Doubles men women

Alice Marble defeated Kay Stammers 6–2, 6–0 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1939 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Main draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Finals
2  United States Helen Jacobs 2 2  
6  United Kingdom Kay Stammers 6 6     6  United Kingdom Kay Stammers 7 2 6  
4  France Simonne Mathieu 4 2     8  United States Sarah Fabyan 5 6 3  
8  United States Sarah Fabyan 6 6       6  United Kingdom Kay Stammers 2 0
7  United Kingdom Mary Hardwick 4 0       1  United States Alice Marble 6 6
3  Denmark Hilde Sperling 6 6     3  Denmark Hilde Sperling 0 0
5  Poland Jadwiga Jedrzejowska 1 4     1  United States Alice Marble 6 6  
1  United States Alice Marble 6 6  

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
2  United States Helen Jacobs    
 bye       2  United States HH Jacobs 6 6  
 United Kingdom Elsa Haylock        United Kingdom Mrs. RE Haylock 0 2  
 bye         2  United States HH Jacobs 6 6  
 United Kingdom Penny Durlac         Q  United Kingdom PJ Curry 3 2  
 bye        United Kingdom Mrs. WH Durlac 4 7 8
Q  United Kingdom Joan Curry     Q  United Kingdom PJ Curry 6 5 10  
 bye       2  United States HH Jacobs 6 7
 United Kingdom Margot Lumb          United Kingdom ME Lumb 2 5
 bye        United Kingdom ME Lumb 6 6  
 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Alicia Florian      Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia A Florian 1 2  
 bye        United Kingdom ME Lumb 6 6
 United Kingdom Betty Cooke        United Kingdom FB Cooke 3 3  
 bye      United Kingdom FB Cooke 6 7
 United States Jeri Ingram      United States J Ingram 4 5  
 bye  

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
6  United Kingdom Kay Stammers  
 bye     6  United Kingdom KE Stammers 6 6  
Q  United Kingdom Edith Middleton       Q  United Kingdom Mrs. EA Middleton 0 2  
 bye         6  United Kingdom KE Stammers 6 6  
 Netherlands Rollin Couquerque        United Kingdom NB Brown 2 2  
 bye      Netherlands MCR Couquerque 5 3
 United Kingdom Nina Brown        United Kingdom NB Brown 7 6  
 bye         6  United Kingdom KE Stammers 7 6
Q  United Kingdom Peggy Brace        France CF Henrotin 5 2
 bye     Q  United Kingdom MF Brace 4 2  
 Italy Wally San Donnino      Italy W San Donnnino 6 6  
 bye        Italy W San Donnino 1 1
 Germany Thilde Dietz        France CF Henrotin 6 6  
 bye      Germany Mrs. T Dietz 5 3
 France Silvie Henrotin      France CF Henrotin 7 6  
 bye  

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
4  France Simonne Mathieu 6 6  
 Czechoslovakia Eva Porokova 4 1     4  France Mme. R Mathieu 6 6  
 United Kingdom Audrey Roberts 5 1      United Kingdom Mrs. MR King 1 0  
 United Kingdom Phyllis King 7 6       4  France Mme. R Mathieu 6 6 6  
 United Kingdom Betty Smith 4 4        Hungary K Somogyi 0 8 3  
 Hungary Klára Somogyi 6 6      Hungary K Somogyi 6 6
 United Kingdom Phyllis Grover 0 10      United Kingdom AM Yorke 2 4  
 United Kingdom Billie Yorke 6 12       4  France Mme. R Mathieu 6 4 6
Q  Czechoslovakia Liesl Herbst 2 0        United Kingdom VE Scott 3 6 2
 United Kingdom Valerie Scott 6 6      United Kingdom VE Scott 3 6 6  
 United Kingdom Freda Uderwood 2 5      United Kingdom EM Hamilton 6 0 1  
 United Kingdom Elsie Hamilton 6 7        United Kingdom VE Scott 6 3 6
 United Kingdom Patience Thomson 2 0        United Kingdom S Noel 3 6 0  
 United Kingdom Susan Noel 6 6      United Kingdom S Noel 6 10
Q  United Kingdom Nancy Liebert 5 5      Germany I Schumann 4 8  
 Germany I Schumann 7 7  

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
8  United States Sarah Fabyan 6 6  
 United Kingdom Mary Norman 2 2     8  United States Mrs. M Fabyan 6 6  
 United Kingdom Freda Hammersley 6 6      United Kingdom Mrs. SH Hammersley 2 3  
 United Kingdom Betty Batt 3 2       8  United States Mrs. M Fabyan 6 6  
 United Kingdom Mary Sargeant 4 7 8        United Kingdom DA Huntbach 2 3  
 United Kingdom Mary Whitmarsh 6 5 6      United Kingdom Mrs. HJ Sargeant 3 8
 United Kingdom Jean Nicoll 8 4 2      United Kingdom DA Huntbach 6 10  
 United Kingdom Denise Huntbach 6 6 6       8  United States Mrs. M Fabyan 6 3 6
 United Kingdom Madge Slaney 6 6          United Kingdom Mrs. DL Little 1 6 2
 United Kingdom Nora Maingay 3 1        United Kingdom M Slaney 6 6  
 United Kingdom Rosemary Smith 6 7      United Kingdom RJM Smith 3 3  
 United Kingdom Audrey Cardinall 1 5        United Kingdom M Slaney 6 0 1
 United Kingdom Joan Goss 3 5        United Kingdom Mrs. DL Little 3 6 6  
 United States Doris Andrus 6 7      United States Mrs. DB Andrus 3 0
 United Kingdom Dorothy Little 6 8      United Kingdom Mrs. DL Little 6 6  
 United Kingdom Margot Stewart 1 6  

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Nancy Macpherson-Grant 6 6  
 United Kingdom Muriel Harris 4 1      United Kingdom Mrs. EG Macpherson-Grant 6 1 6  
Q  United Kingdom Valerie Cooper 5 6 2      United Kingdom BE Clements 3 6 4  
 United Kingdom Betty Clements 7 2 6        United Kingdom Mrs. EG Macpherson-Grant 4 8 7  
 United Kingdom Elsie Pittman 1 5        United Kingdom R Jarvis 6 6 5  
 United Kingdom Rita Jarvis 6 7      United Kingdom R Jarvis 4 8 6
Q  United Kingdom Margaret Lewis 4 5      United Kingdom GM Southwell 6 6 2  
 United Kingdom Gladys Southwell 6 7        United Kingdom Mrs. EG Macpherson-Grant 4 6
 United Kingdom Mrs. Alex McKelvie 7 2       7  United Kingdom RM Hardwick 6 8
 United Kingdom Anita Ellis 9 6      United Kingdom Mrs. RT Ellis 3 5  
 United States Grace Wheeler 7 2 6      United States G Wheeler 6 7  
 United Kingdom Betty Nuthall 5 6 2        United States G Wheeler 5 7
 France Alice Weiwers 6 6       7  United Kingdom RM Hardwick 7 9  
 United Kingdom Yvonne Law 1 0      France A Weiwers 2 4
 United Kingdom Rosemary Thomas 8 4     7  United Kingdom RM Hardwick 6 6  
7  United Kingdom Mary Hardwick 10 6  

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Jean Saunders 6 6  
Q  United Kingdom Sonia Mavrogordato 2 1      United Kingdom J Saunders 8 7  
 United Kingdom Mollie Trouncer 6 6      United Kingdom M Trouncer 6 5  
 United Kingdom Joan Strawson 3 1        United Kingdom J Saunders 6 3 6  
 United Kingdom Ermyntrude Harvey 6 1 4        United Kingdom PA O'Connell 2 6 2  
 Romania Magda Berescu 2 6 6      Romania M Berescu 6 6
 United Kingdom Evelyn Dearman 4 6 4      United Kingdom PA O'Connell 3 2  
 United Kingdom Patsy O'Connell 6 3 6        United Kingdom J Saunders 2 4
 United Kingdom Marion Jones 1 2       3  Denmark Mrs. S Sperling 6 6
 United Kingdom Diana Wood 6 6      United Kingdom DM Wood 7 4 6  
Q  United Kingdom Pamela Goodwyn 6 0 3      France S Pannetier 5 6 1  
 France Suzanne Pannetier 0 6 6        United Kingdom DM Wood 3 1
 United Kingdom Effie Peters 7 6       3  Denmark Mrs. S Sperling 6 6  
 United Kingdom Gaby Curtis 5 0      United Kingdom Mrs. EC Peters 3 0
 United Kingdom Gem Hoahing 2 0     3  Denmark Mrs. S Sperling 6 6  
3  Denmark Hilde Sperling 6 6  

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 bye  
 United Kingdom Thelma Jarvis      United Kingdom TR Jarvis 0 3  
 bye        United Kingdom Mrs. DF Cartwright 6 6  
 United Kingdom Mary Cartwright          United Kingdom Mrs. DF Cartwright 3 3  
 bye        United Kingdom MC Scriven 6 6  
 United Kingdom Peggy Scriven      United Kingdom MC Scriven 6 6
 bye      Germany A Ullstein 3 3  
 Germany Annelise Ullstein        United Kingdom MC Scriven 3 2
 bye       5  Poland J Jedrzejowska 6 6
 Italy Vittoria Tonolli      Italy V Tonolli 2 8 1  
 bye        Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia H Kovac 6 6 6  
 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Hella Kovac          Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia H Kovac 4 3
 bye       5  Poland J Jedrzejowska 6 6  
 Belgium Josane de Meulemeester      Belgium Mrs. J de Meulemeester 4 3
 bye       5  Poland J Jedrzejowska 6 6  
5  Poland Jadwiga Jedrzejowska    

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 bye  
 France Arlette Halff      France Mme. M Halff 6 6  
 bye        France Mrs. PD Howard 4 2  
 France Doris Howard          France Mme. M Halff 6 4 6  
 bye          United Kingdom PF Glover 3 6 1  
 United Kingdom Florence Smith        United Kingdom Mrs. GA Smith 5 0
 bye      United Kingdom PF Glover 7 6  
 United Kingdom Nancy Glover        France Mme. M Halff 1 1
 bye         1  United States A Marble 6 6
Q  United Kingdom Beryl Rodway       Q  United Kingdom MBS Rodway 7 1 0  
 bye        United Kingdom BG Beazley 5 6 6  
 United Kingdom Dora Beazley          United Kingdom BG Beazley 4 3
 bye       1  United States A Marble 6 6  
 United Kingdom Ruth Kirk      United Kingdom Mrs. JS Kirk 3 2
 bye       1  United States A Marble 6 6  
1  United States Alice Marble    

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. p. 323. ISBN 0007117078.  (the source of this draw)