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
Details
Draw 96 (10Q)
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women seniors
WC Doubles men women
← 1938 · Wimbledon Championships · 1946 →

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
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

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 Jędrzejowska 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 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]

Preceded by
1939 French Championships – Women's Singles
Grand Slams
Women's Singles
Succeeded by
1939 U.S. Championships – Women's Singles