1939 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1939 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United States Alice Marble [1]
Runner-up United Kingdom Kay Stammers [1]
Final score 6–2, 6–0
Details
Draw 96 (10Q)
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1938 · Wimbledon Championships · 1946 →

Helen Wills Moody was the defending champion, but did not compete.

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

Seeds[edit]

01.   United States Alice Marble (Champion)
02.   United States Helen Jacobs (Quarterfinals)
03.   Denmark Hilde Sperling (Semifinals)
04.   France Simonne Mathieu (Quarterfinals)
05.   Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska (Quarterfinals)
06.   United Kingdom Kay Stammers (Final)
07.   United Kingdom Mary Hardwick (Quarterfinals)
08.   France Sarah Fabyan (Semifinals)

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

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

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

Top half[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
Kingdom of Yugoslavia Alicia Florian Kingdom 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 Kingdom Joan Ingram United Kingdom 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

Bottom half[edit]

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 Jędrzejowska 6 6
Italy Vittoria Tonolli Italy V Tonolli 2 8 1
bye Kingdom of Yugoslavia H Kovac 6 6 6
Kingdom of Yugoslavia Hella Kovac Kingdom of Yugoslavia H Kovac 4 3
bye 5 Poland J Jędrzejowska 6 6
Belgium Josane de Meulemeester Belgium Mrs. J de Meulemeester 4 3
bye 5 Poland J Jędrzejowska 6 6
5 Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska

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)

External links[edit]

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