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
← 1938 · Wimbledon Championships · 1946 →

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