1947 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1947 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United States Jack Kramer[1]
Runner-up United States Thomas Brown[1]
Final score 6–1, 6–3, 6–2
Details
Draw 128 (8Q)
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women seniors
WC Doubles men women
← 1946 · Wimbledon Championships · 1948 →

Jack Kramer (USA) defeated Thomas Brown (USA) 6–1, 6–3, 6–2 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1947 Wimbledon Championships.

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Jack Kramer is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. United States Jack Kramer (Champion)
  2. Australia John Bromwich (Fourth round)
  3. United States Thomas Brown (Finalist)
  4. Australia Dinny Pails (Semifinalist)
  5. Australia Geoffrey Brown (Quarterfinalist)
  6. Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný (Quarterfinalist)
  7. France Yvon Petra (Quarterfinalist)
  8. United States Robert Falkenburg (Quarterfinalist)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Final Eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                         
1 United States Jack Kramer 6 6 6
5 Australia Geoffrey Brown 0 1 3
1 United States Jack Kramer 6 3 6 6
4 Australia Dinny Pails 1 6 1 0
4 Australia Dinny Pails 4 4 6 6 6
8 United States Robert Falkenburg 6 6 3 0 2
1 United States Jack Kramer 6 6 6
3 United States Thomas Brown 1 3 2
7 France Yvon Petra 5 2 4
3 United States Thomas Brown 7 6 6
3 United States Thomas Brown 6 6 6
United States Budge Patty 3 3 3
6 Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný 6 4 9 2 3
United States Budge Patty 3 6 7 6 6

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Q United Kingdom Moss 0 1 0
1 United States Kramer 6 6 6 1 United States Kramer 6 6 6
United Kingdom Drinkall 5 0 4 Poland Spychała 2 2 2
Poland Spychała 7 6 6 1 United States Kramer 6 6 6
United Kingdom Kitovitz 3 4 1 Italy Cucelli 0 2 0
Italy Cucelli 6 6 6 Italy Cucelli 6 6 6 6
Argentina Morea 7 3 6 2 New Zealand Bold 0 4 8 3
New Zealand Bold 9 6 2 6 1 United States Kramer 7 6 6
United Kingdom Tuckett 2 2 3 Sweden Johansson 5 2 3
India Mohammed Khan 6 6 6 India Mohammed Khan 3 2 4
Netherlands Van Swol 9 4 3 7 1 Hungary Asbóth 6 6 6
Hungary Asbóth 7 6 6 5 6 Hungary Asbóth 6 7 2 2
United Kingdom Royds 0 0 0 Sweden Johansson 8 5 6 6
Sweden Johansson 6 6 6 Sweden Johansson 6 6 6
United Kingdom David 1 3 10 4 Belgium Geelhand De Merxem 0 0 0
Belgium Geelhand De Merxem 6 6 8 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States Robertson 1 0 3
5 Australia Brown 6 6 6 5 Australia Brown 6 2 6 4 6
Romania Hamburger 1 2 5 Czechoslovakia Cernik 4 6 1 6 1
Czechoslovakia Cernik 6 6 7 5 Australia Brown 6 6 6
Poland Wittmann 6 6 5 4 United Kingdom Meredith 2 1 3
United Kingdom Meredith 4 8 7 6 United Kingdom Meredith 2 6 3
United Kingdom Lewis 3 3 6 1 Denmark Bjerre 6 4 1 r.
Denmark Bjerre 6 6 4 6 5 Australia Brown 6 6 1 6
United Kingdom Bull 2 1 0 France Pellizza 3 2 6 3
France Pellizza 6 6 6 France Pellizza 7 6 8 6
South Africa Farquharson 6 5 5 United Kingdom Mottram 5 3 10 4
United Kingdom Mottram 8 7 7 France Pellizza 4 9 6 6
Q Republic of Ireland Jackson 6 6 3 6 United Kingdom Deloford 6 7 3 3
United Kingdom Deloford 8 1 6 8 United Kingdom Deloford 6 3 4 6 6
Egypt Nimr 2 2 0 Republic of China (1912–49) Choy 3 6 6 4 3
Republic of China (1912–49) Choy 6 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Cater 1 0 1
4 Australia Pails 6 6 6 4 Australia Pails 6 6 6
United Kingdom Cooper 2 5 2 Norway Staubo 2 1 1
Norway Staubo 6 7 6 4 Australia Pails 6 6 6
United Kingdom David 6 6 2 3 India Misra 4 3 2
India Misra 4 8 6 6 India Misra 6 7 6
Q United Kingdom Reeve 2 2 2 Hungary Stolpa 4 5 1
Hungary Stolpa 6 6 6 4 Australia Pails 6 6 6
United Kingdom Leyland 4 3 4 France Abdesselam 2 1 4
France Abdesselam 6 6 6 France Abdesselam 11 6 2 6
Hungary Erős 0 3 2 South Africa Fannin 9 3 6 4
South Africa Fannin 6 6 6 France Abdesselam 9 6 7 4 6
Republic of Ireland Egan 8 0 2 6 1 India Ahmed 7 4 9 6 4
United Kingdom Michelmore 6 6 6 3 6 United Kingdom Michelmore 0 1 3
Australia Coldham 2 2 4 India Ahmed 6 6 6
India Ahmed 6 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Belgium Washer 2 2 2
8 United States Falkenburg 6 6 6 8 United States Falkenburg 6 6 7
Romania Caralulis 3 7 6 6 6 United Kingdom Carter 2 1 5
United Kingdom Carter 6 9 4 4 8 8 United States Falkenburg 7 6 6
Israel Apel 4 3 5 United Kingdom Lister 5 3 1
United Kingdom Lister 6 6 7 United Kingdom Lister 1 6 6 6
Norway Karlsen 6 1 2 3 Poland Hebda 6 3 3 2
Poland Hebda 4 6 6 6 8 United States Falkenburg 6 6 6
United Kingdom Snart 6 2 9 3 Austria Redl 3 3 4
United Kingdom Slack 4 6 11 6 United Kingdom Slack 7 6 7
United Kingdom Paish 6 6 6 4 4 New Zealand Barry 5 2 5
New Zealand Barry 0 4 8 6 6 United Kingdom Slack 6 3 5 6 3
Australia Crawford 7 6 6 0 Austria Redl 1 6 7 0 6
Switzerland Ellmer 5 8 8 6 Switzerland Ellmer 2 6 3 4
LL United Kingdom Archer 6 0 3 4 Austria Redl 6 2 6 6
Austria Redl 4 6 6 6

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Wallis 3 5 4
United Kingdom Jones 6 7 6 United Kingdom Jones 4 6 6 6
United Kingdom Godsell 4 5 6 7 4 Switzerland Buchi 6 3 2 3
Switzerland Buchi 6 7 4 5 6 United Kingdom Jones 4 6 8 4 8
United Kingdom Tinkler 1 7 3 3 New Zealand Robson 6 2 6 6 10
United Kingdom Piercy 6 5 6 6 United Kingdom Piercy 5 6 6 3 11
United Kingdom England 3 2 6 0 New Zealand Robson 7 2 4 6 13
New Zealand Robson 6 6 1 6 New Zealand Robson 2 3 6 3
Q United Kingdom Griffith 4 3 4 7 France Petra 6 6 4 6
Belgium Van Den Eynde 6 6 6 Belgium Van Den Eynde 6 1 4 6 4
Q United Kingdom Oakley 2 3 0 India Bose 2 6 6 3 6
India Bose 6 6 6 India Bose 3 4 3
United Kingdom Comery 2 3 7 6 7 France Petra 6 6 6
United Kingdom Walton 6 6 5 8 United Kingdom Walton 2 2 2
United Kingdom Butler 2 5 0 7 France Petra 6 6 6
7 France Petra 6 7 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Denmark Hansen 1 1 0
Australia Long 6 6 6 Australia Long 6 6 6
Belgium Brichant 1 1 2 Australia Harper 2 2 4
Australia Harper 6 6 6 Australia Long 6 6 6
United Kingdom Moore 3 0 1 Romania Rurac 3 2 3
Poland Tloczynski 6 6 6 Poland Tloczynski 5 6 5 6 4
United Kingdom Mockridge 0 1 4 Romania Rurac 7 3 7 4 6
Romania Rurac 6 6 6 Australia Long 6 11 6 1 0
United Kingdom Hovell 7 3 6 3 4 3 United States Brown 3 13 3 6 6
United Kingdom Baxter 5 6 3 6 6 United Kingdom Baxter 3 6 8 6
Q United Kingdom Mansell 3 6 2 Netherlands Rinkel 6 2 6 1
Netherlands Rinkel 6 8 6 United Kingdom Baxter 2 2 12 4
United Kingdom Hare 11 8 2 3 3 United States Brown 6 6 10 6
France Grandet 13 6 6 6 France Grandet 3 4 4
South Africa Sturgess 5 7 2 6 6 3 United States Brown 6 6 6
3 United States Brown 7 5 6 2 8

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Italy Del Bello 3 2 8 7
Argentina Morea 6 6 6 9 Argentina Morea 2 6 6 6
Spain Carles 4 0 3 New Zealand McKenzie 6 3 4 4
New Zealand McKenzie 6 6 6 Argentina Morea 1 6 6 6
Q United Kingdom Emmett 2 2 1 Belgium Peten 6 2 3 3
Egypt Najar 6 6 6 Egypt Najar 8 1 2 2
Q United Kingdom Shute 3 7 0 Belgium Peten 6 6 6 6
Belgium Peten 6 9 6 Argentina Morea w/o
Hungary Frigyesy 6 3 4 3 6 Czechoslovakia Drobný
Poland Skonecki 4 6 6 6 Poland Skonecki 6 6 6
New Zealand Malfroy 1 6 1 Israel Finkelkraut 0 4 3
Israel Finkelkraut 6 8 6 Poland Skonecki 3 1 3
France Sanglier 1 6 6 7 3 6 Czechoslovakia Drobný 6 6 6
India Mehta 6 3 3 9 6 India Mehta 2 1 2
Ecuador Segura 5 5 3 6 Czechoslovakia Drobný 6 6 6
6 Czechoslovakia Drobný 7 7 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Fitt 4 5 3
United Kingdom Billington 6 7 6 United Kingdom Billington 6 2 2 1
Norway Hessen 2 4 2 United Kingdom Barton 3 6 6 6
United Kingdom Barton 6 6 6 United Kingdom Barton 3 4 6 1
Q Republic of Ireland Sandys 2 4 3 United States Patty 6 6 3 6
India Mohan 6 6 6 India Mohan 5 6 2 7 3
Australia Sidwell 6 3 6 2 3 United States Patty 7 1 6 5 6
United States Patty 4 6 3 6 6 United States Patty 6 0 6 1 6
Q United Kingdom Starte 5 3 4 2 Australia Bromwich 4 6 4 6 4
Republic of Ireland Kemp 7 6 6 Republic of Ireland Kemp 6 3 6 3 4
United Kingdom Roberts 1 1 4 France Destremau 4 6 4 6 6
France Destremau 6 6 6 France Destremau 1 1 1
United Kingdom Guise 2 3 1 2 Australia Bromwich 6 6 6
Sweden Bergelin 6 6 6 Sweden Bergelin 0 4 9
Switzerland Spitzer 1 2 4 2 Australia Bromwich 6 6 11
2 Australia Bromwich 6 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. p. 326. ISBN 0007117078. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1947 Australian Championships – Men's Singles
Grand Slams
Men's Singles
Succeeded by
1947 French Championships – Men's Singles