1946 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles

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Women's Doubles
1946 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionsUnited States Louise Brough
United States Margaret Osborne
Runners-upUnited States Pauline Betz
United States Doris Hart
Final score6–3, 2–6, 6–3
Details
Draw48
Seeds4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1939 · Wimbledon Championships · 1947 →

Sarah Fabyan and Alice Marble were the defending champion, but were ineligible to compete after turning professional.

Louise Brough and Margaret Osborne defeated Pauline Betz and Doris Hart in the final, 6–3, 2–6, 6–3 to win the Ladies' Doubles tennis title at the 1946 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Seeds[edit]

01.   United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne (Champions)
02.   United States Pauline Betz / United States Doris Hart (Final)
03.   United Kingdom Jean Bostock / United Kingdom Kay Menzies (Semifinals)
04.   United States Dorothy Bundy / United States Pat Todd (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 Pauline Betz
United States Doris Hart
6 6
France Simonne Mathieu
United Kingdom Billie Yorke
4 2
2 United States Pauline Betz
United States Doris Hart
3 6 6
3 United Kingdom Jean Bostock
United Kingdom Kay Menzies
6 3 4
3 United Kingdom Jean Bostock
United Kingdom Kay Menzies
6 6
France Simone Lafargue
United Kingdom Vera Dace
1 1
2 United States Pauline Betz
United States Doris Hart
3 6 3
1 United States Louise Brough
United States Margaret Osborne
6 2 6
United Kingdom Betty Nuthall
United Kingdom Peggy Vivian
2 3
4 United States Dorothy Bundy
United States Pat Todd
6 6
4 United States Dorothy Bundy
United States Pat Todd
4 2
1 United States Louise Brough
United States Margaret Osborne
6 6
United Kingdom Molly Lincoln
United Kingdom Betty Passingham
1 1
1 United States Louise Brough
United States Margaret Osborne
6 6

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
2 United States Pauline Betz
United States Doris Hart
7 6
United Kingdom Joan Ingram
United Kingdom Jean Quertier
5 4
2 United States P Betz
United States D Hart
6 6
United Kingdom M James
United Kingdom N Liebert
4 0
United Kingdom Molly James
United Kingdom Nancy Liebert
6 6
Jamaica Babs Lermitte
United Kingdom Patsy Rodgers
3 3
2 United States P Betz
United States D Hart
6 6
France S Mathieu
United Kingdom B Yorke
4 2
United Kingdom Joy Gannon
United Kingdom Nancy Glover
w/o
United Kingdom Betty Coutts
United Kingdom Pearl Panton
United Kingdom B Coutts
United Kingdom P Panton
6 6 1
France S Mathieu
United Kingdom B Yorke
8 4 6
United Kingdom Margaret Lewis
United Kingdom Eileen Porter
7 2
France Simonne Mathieu
United Kingdom Billie Yorke
9 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 United Kingdom Jean Bostock
United Kingdom Kay Stammers
7 6
United Kingdom Mary Halford
United Kingdom Patsy O'Connell
5 1 3 United Kingdom J Bostock
United Kingdom K Menzies
6 6
United Kingdom Gem Hoahing
United Kingdom Yvonne Law
3 7 4 United Kingdom G Chandler
United Kingdom B Couper
3 3
United Kingdom Gay Chandler
United Kingdom Betty Couper
6 5 6 2 United Kingdom J Bostock
United Kingdom K Menzies
6 6
Netherlands Truid Blaisse
Netherlands Madzy Couquerque
7 3 6 Netherlands G Blaisse
Netherlands M Couquerque
2 3
United Kingdom Bea Carris
Belgium Josane de Meulemeester
5 6 3 Netherlands G Blaisse
Netherlands M Couquerque
5 9 6
United Kingdom Dorrit Herbst
Czechoslovakia Liesl Herbst
3 3 United Kingdom V Cooper
United Kingdom M Parker
7 7 2
United Kingdom Valerie Cooper
United Kingdom Margot Parker
6 6 3 United Kingdom J Bostock
United Kingdom K Menzies
6 6
United Kingdom Audrey Osborne
United Kingdom Gertrude Valentine-Brown
6 7 France S Lafargue
United Kingdom V Dace
1 1
France Micheline Inglebert
France Jacqueline Marcellin
2 5 United Kingdom A Osborne
United Kingdom G Valentine-Brown
6 6
United States Mary Belin
United States Katherine Winthrop
6 5 6 United States M Belin
United States K Winthrop
2 2
United Kingdom Gladys Lines
United Kingdom Audrey Roberts
3 7 2 United Kingdom A Osborne
United Kingdom G Valentine-Brown
6 2
France Simone Lafargue
United Kingdom Vera Dace
6 6 France S Lafargue
United Kingdom V Dace
8 6
United Kingdom Peggy Knight
United Kingdom Enid Sutton
3 4 France S Lafargue
United Kingdom V Dace
6 6
United Kingdom Penny Durlac
United Kingdom Joan Strawson
6 6 United Kingdom P Durlac
United Kingdom J Strawson
4 3
United Kingdom Joey David
Poland Joanna Russocki
3 1

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
France Colette Boegner
France Nelly Landry
6 6
Netherlands Nel Hermsen
Netherlands Joopy van der Wal
3 2 France C Boegner
France N Landry
7 6
United Kingdom Edie Luxton
United Kingdom Nancy Macpherson-Grant
2 6 6 United Kingdom E Luxton
United Kingdom N Macpherson-Grant
5 2
Belgium Yvonne Vincart
Belgium Miriamme de Borman
6 0 3 France C Boegner
France N Landry
2 4
United Kingdom ID Edwards
Denmark Milly Vagn-Nielsen
w/o United Kingdom B Nuthall
United Kingdom M Vivian
6 6
Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska
United Kingdom Effie Peters
Poland J Jędrzejowska
United Kingdom E Peters
2 4
United Kingdom Freda Hammersley
United Kingdom Betty Hilton
w/o United Kingdom B Nuthall
United Kingdom M Vivian
6 6
United Kingdom Betty Nuthall
United Kingdom Peggy Vivian
United Kingdom B Nuthall
United Kingdom M Vivian
2 3
United Kingdom Ermyntrude Harvey
United Kingdom Susan Powell
4 4 4 United States D Bundy
United States P Todd
6 6
United Kingdom Alex McKelvie
United Kingdom Jean Poynder
6 6 United Kingdom A McKelvie
United Kingdom J Poynder
6 6
United Kingdom Doris Heppenstall
United Kingdom Mrs CH Wright
6 6 United Kingdom D Heppenstall
United Kingdom Mrs CH Wright
4 4
United Kingdom Janet Morgan
United Kingdom Wendy Stork
2 2 United Kingdom A McKelvie
United Kingdom J Poynder
3 3
United Kingdom Margaret Mellows
United Kingdom Rosemary Mobbs
6 6 4 United States D Bundy
United States P Todd
6 6
United Kingdom Sonia Mavrogordato
United Kingdom Madie Moss
3 3 United Kingdom M Mellows
United Kingdom R Mobbs
3 0
France Suzanne Pannetier
France Jacqueline Patorni
4 3 4 United States D Bundy
United States P Todd
6 6
4 United States Dorothy Bundy
United States Pat Todd
6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom Billie Woodgate
United Kingdom Georgie Woodgate
3 3
United Kingdom Molly Lincoln
United Kingdom Betty Passingham
6 6
United Kingdom M Lincoln
United Kingdom E Passingham
6 4 6
United Kingdom P Dawson-Scott
United Kingdom T Jarvis
4 6 4
United Kingdom Peggy Dawson-Scott
United Kingdom Thelma Jarvis
6 6
United Kingdom Mildred Freeman
United Kingdom Gladys Southam
1 4
United Kingdom M Lincoln
United Kingdom E Passingham
1 1
1 United States L Brough
United States M Osborne
6 6 1
United Kingdom Sheila Kenyon
United Kingdom Sally Lister
6 6
A Massie
DL Mollison
2 1
United Kingdom S Kenyon
United Kingdom S Lister
0 0
1 United States L Brough
United States M Osborne
6 6
United Kingdom Elsa Haylock
United Kingdom Betty Uber
2 0
1 United States Louise Brough
United States Margaret Osborne
6 6

The nationalities of Miss A Massie and Miss DL Mollison are unknown.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 100 Years of Wimbledon by Lance Tingay, Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

External links[edit]

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