1939 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1939 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United States Bobby Riggs [1]
Runner-up United States Elwood Cooke [1]
Final score 2–6, 8–6, 3–6, 6–3, 6–2
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed

Bobby Riggs (USA) defeated Elwood Cooke (USA) 2–6, 8–6, 3–6, 6–3, 6–2 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1939 Wimbledon Championships.

Final eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  6  United States Elwood Cooke 6 6 6      
1  United Kingdom Bunny Austin 3 0 1      
  6  United States Elwood Cooke 6 4 6 6    
  5  Germany Henner Henkel 3 6 4 4    
5  Germany Henner Henkel 6 6 6    
   Kingdom of Yugoslavia Franjo Kukuljević 1 3 2      
    2  United States Bobby Riggs 2 8 3 6 6
  6  United States Elwood Cooke 6 6 6 3 2
  4  Kingdom of Yugoslavia Franjo Punčec 6 6 6      
 United States Eugene Smith 0 2 2      
2  United States Bobby Riggs 6 6 6    
  4  Kingdom of Yugoslavia Franjo Punčec 2 3 4      
2  United States Bobby Riggs 6 6 6    
   India Ghaus Mohammad 2 2 2      

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. p. 322. ISBN 0007117078. 

External links[edit]

  • [1] Source for the draw at Wimbledon.com
Preceded by
1939 French Championships – Men's Singles
Grand Slams
Men's Singles
Succeeded by
1939 U.S. Championships – Men's Singles