1949 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1949 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United States Ted Schroeder
Runner-up Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný
Final score 3–6, 6–0, 6–3, 4–6, 6–4
Details
Draw 128 (10Q)
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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Bob Falkenburg was the defending champion, but lost in the quarterfinals to John Bromwich.

Ted Schroeder defeated Jaroslav Drobný in the final, 3–6, 6–0, 6–3, 4–6, 6–4 to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1949 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

01.   United States Ted Schroeder (Champion)
02.   United States Pancho Gonzales (Fourth round)
03.   United States Frank Parker (Quarterfinals)
04.   United States Bob Falkenburg (Quarterfinals)
05.   Australia John Bromwich (Semifinals)
06.   Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný (Final)
07.   South Africa Eric Sturgess (Semifinals)
08.   Australia Frank Sedgman (Quarterfinals)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                         
Australia Geoff Brown 6 5 6 2 4
6 Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný 2 7 1 6 6
5 Australia John Bromwich 6 6 6
6 Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný 1 3 2
4 United States Bob Falkenburg 6 11 0 0 4
5 Australia John Bromwich 3 9 6 6 6
6 Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný 6 0 3 6 4
1 United States Ted Schroeder 3 6 6 4 6
7 South Africa Eric Sturgess 3 6 3 6 6
3 United States Frank Parker 6 4 6 1 3
7 South Africa Eric Sturgess 6 5 7 1 2
1 United States Ted Schroeder 3 7 5 6 6
8 Australia Frank Sedgman 6 6 3 6 7
1 United States Ted Schroeder 3 8 6 2 9

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
2 United States Pancho Gonzales 6 6 6
Belgium Jacques Brichant 3 2 3 2 United States R Gonzales 6 6 6
United Kingdom Tim Lewis 6 3 6 2 5 France C Grandet 4 3 4
France Christian Grandet 2 6 1 6 7 2 United States R Gonzales 6 6 6
United Kingdom Henry Billington 4 6 6 3 4 Egypt M Coen 1 2 4
United Kingdom Norman Kitovitz 6 3 1 6 6 United Kingdom N Kitovitz 1 3 6 6
Norway Nils-Erik Hessen 4 6 3 4 Egypt M Coen 6 6 4 8
Egypt Marcel Coen 6 0 6 6 2 United States R Gonzales 6 3 2 1
Q United Kingdom Francis Wallis 0 3 1 Australia G Brown 2 6 6 6
Australia Geoff Brown 6 6 6 Australia G Brown 6 6 6
Netherlands FJ Beernink 0 7 4 7 6 Netherlands FJ Beernink 0 2 1
United Kingdom Arnold England 6 5 6 5 0 Australia G Brown 6 6 7
Egypt Eddie Mandelbaum 1 3 5 Philippines F Ampon 4 2 5
Republic of Ireland Guy Jackson 6 6 7 Republic of Ireland G Jackson 2 5 1
United Kingdom Roy Mansell 0 2 2 Philippines F Ampon 6 7 6
Philippines Felicisimo Ampon 6 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6 Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Drobný 6 6 6
United Kingdom Leslie Cater 0 2 2 6 Czechoslovakia J Drobný 9 6 6
Romania Alexandru Hamburger 6 1 2 France J Thomas 7 2 1
France Jacques Thomas 8 6 6 6 Czechoslovakia J Drobný 6 6 7 6 6
United States Budge Patty 6 6 6 United States J Patty 4 8 9 0 2
United Kingdom Mirek Kizlink 1 4 3 United States J Patty 7 6 6
United Kingdom Lawrence Dundas 2 6 6 7 United Kingdom L Dundas 5 2 1
United Kingdom Brian Royds 6 4 1 5 6 Czechoslovakia J Drobný 6 6 6
Italy Marcello del Bello South Africa N Cockburn 2 3 2
Poland Władysław Skonecki w/o Italy M del Bello 6 2 6 3 6
France Jean Ducos de la Haille 3 1 7 4 Hungary A Ádám-Stolpa 4 6 2 6 1
Hungary András Ádám-Stolpa 6 6 5 6 Italy M del Bello 0 2 3
Spain Jaime Bartrolí South Africa N Cockburn 6 6 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Petko Milojković w/o Spain J Bartrolí 1 3 2
South Africa Nigel Cockburn 6 6 6 South Africa N Cockburn 6 6 6
LL New Zealand Alan Hunter 1 2 0

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 United States Bob Falkenburg 6 2 8 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Dragutin Mitić 2 6 6 4 4 United States R Falkenburg 6 6 6
United Kingdom George Godsell 4 6 9 2 2r United Kingdom E David 3 1 2
United Kingdom Edmund David 6 3 7 6 3 4 United States R Falkenburg 6 7 2 0 6
Q United Kingdom Eddie Ford 6 4 2 3 Hungary J Asbóth 4 5 6 6 4
Czechoslovakia Milan Matouš 3 6 6 6 Czechoslovakia M Matouš 5 1 1
Denmark Bent Koželuh 2 1 3 Hungary J Asbóth 7 6 6
Hungary József Asbóth 6 6 6 4 United States R Falkenburg 7 6 6
United Kingdom Howard Walton 6 5 1 3 Netherlands A van Swol 5 0 4
Netherlands Hans van Swol 4 7 6 6 Netherlands A van Swol 3 1 6 7 13
Switzerland Hans Huonder 3 3 6 2 France R Abdesselam 6 6 2 5 11
France Robert Abdesselam 6 6 3 6 Netherlands A van Swol 6 1 7 6
Austria Hans Redl 4 3 7 4 Chile R Balbiers 3 6 5 4
Chile Ricardo Balbiers 6 6 5 6 Chile R Balbiers 6 6 3 6
Belgium Pierre Geelhand de Merxem 6 2 9 7 4 Norway T Haanes 4 0 6 1
Norway Thorgny Haanes 1 6 11 5 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 Australia John Bromwich 6 6 6
Republic of Ireland Jim McArdle 1 1 0 5 Australia J Bromwich 6 6 6
Czechoslovakia Jan Krajčík 2 4 6 6 6 Czechoslovakia J Krajčík 1 1 1
France Robert Colin 6 6 4 4 3 5 Australia J Bromwich 6 6 6
United Kingdom Headley Baxter 8 6 6 South Africa E Fannin 1 4 1
Q Iran Matthew Mohtadi 6 3 4 United Kingdom H Baxter 3 4 2
United States Earl Cochell 7 5 4 7 South Africa E Fannin 6 6 6
South Africa Eustace Fannin 5 7 6 9 5 Australia J Bromwich 6 6 6
United Kingdom Gerry Oakley 4 9 4 Italy R del Bello 1 1 0
India Naresh Kumar 6 11 6 India N Kumar 6 1 6 7 6
Egypt Adli El Shafei 6 6 5 6 Egypt A El Shafei 3 6 4 9 1
United Kingdom Derek Bull 4 4 7 4 India N Kumar 4 4 0
Hungary Dezső Vad 6 6 0 8 Italy R del Bello 6 6 6
Switzerland Max Ellmer 2 2 6 6 Hungary D Vad 0 1 6 4
Finland Sakari Salo 3 4 6 1 Italy R del Bello 6 6 3 6
Italy Rolando del Bello 6 6 4 6

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Belgium Jacques Peten 6 6 6
Q Hungary András Kálmán 4 3 1 Belgium J Peten 6 7 6
United Kingdom Murray Deloford 15 0 2 6 4 United Kingdom A Roberts 4 5 4
United Kingdom Paddy Roberts 13 6 6 4 6 Belgium J Peten 3 0 3
Italy Giovanni Cucelli 6 6 6 Italy G Cucelli 6 6 6
Austria Freddie Huber 3 1 4 Italy G Cucelli 5 11 8 6
Chile Marcelo Taverne 1 1 1 United Kingdom A Mottram 7 9 6 2
United Kingdom Tony Mottram 6 6 6 Italy G Cucelli 2 4 1
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Josip Palada 4 10 1 6 6 7 South Africa E Sturgess 6 6 6
United Kingdom Douglas Snart 6 8 6 0 3 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia J Palada 6 6 6
Q United States Jack Morison 6 6 6 Q United States J Morison 4 4 1
Canada Colin Maas 2 3 3 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia J Palada 2 2 4
Sweden Torsten Johansson 4 6 6 6 7 South Africa E Sturgess 6 6 6
Norway Jan Staubo 6 3 4 1 Sweden T Johansson 6 4 2 6
Poland Czesław Spychała 0 2 3 7 South Africa E Sturgess 4 6 6 8
7 South Africa Eric Sturgess 6 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Netherlands Boebi van Meegeren 0 1 6
Australia George Worthington 6 6 8 Australia G Worthington 6 6 6
France Bernard Destremau 6 6 3 4 6 France B Destremau 2 0 3
Denmark Erik Bjerre 2 3 6 6 3 Australia G Worthington 6 5 2 6 6
United Kingdom Peter Hare 2 6 6 4 0 Australia J Harper 2 7 6 0 2
Finland Pentti Forsman 6 4 4 6 6 Finland P Forsman 6 3 2
Q South Africa David Samaai 1 4 3 Australia J Harper 8 6 6
Australia Jack Harper 6 6 6 Australia G Worthington 2 3 1
India Subba Sawhney 6 6 6 3 United States F Parker 6 6 6
Q South Africa DV Connor 4 2 3 India S Sawhney 2 9 2 2
Republic of Ireland Raymond Egan 3 4 6 3 United States P Hanna 6 7 6 6
United States Phil Hanna 6 6 3 6 United States P Hanna 2 0 4
Egypt Stephen Nimr 1 1 1 3 United States F Parker 6 6 6
Australia Bill Sidwell 6 6 6 Australia W Sidwell 6 4 3 4
Argentina Heraldo Weiss 0 1 2 3 United States F Parker 4 6 6 6
3 United States Frank Parker 6 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Republic of Ireland Cyril Kemp 6 6 6
United Kingdom Bobby Meredith 2 0 2 Republic of Ireland C Kemp 2 4 3
Belgium Philippe Washer 6 6 6 Belgium P Washer 6 6 6
New Zealand Dennis Coombe 3 1 0 Belgium P Washer 6 6 6
Q Republic of Ireland William Manahan 1 1 1 United Kingdom C Lister 1 1 2
United Kingdom Henry Weatherall 6 6 6 United Kingdom H Weatherall 2 6 4
United Kingdom Claude Lister 6 6 6 United Kingdom C Lister 6 8 6
India Janmeja Charanjiva 4 4 1 Belgium P Washer 4 4 5
United Kingdom Don Butler 6 6 7 8 Australia F Sedgman 6 6 7
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Milan Branović 3 3 5 United Kingdom D Butler 4 4 5
Italy Vanni Canepele 6 6 6 Italy V Canepele 6 6 7
United Kingdom Ron Reeve 2 2 2 Italy V Canepele 2 2 4
Republic of China (1912–49) Choy Wai-Chuen 4 2 0 8 Australia F Sedgman 6 6 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Franjo Punčec 6 6 6 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia F Punčec 4 2 0
Q United Kingdom GB Leyton 1 3 2 8 Australia F Sedgman 6 6 6
8 Australia Frank Sedgman 6 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Tony Starte 4 7 0
United States Bill Robertson 6 9 6 United States W Robertson 2 1 3
Czechoslovakia Vladimír Černík 8 6 3 1 6 Czechoslovakia V Černík 6 6 6
United Kingdom Geoffrey Paish 6 2 6 6 2 Czechoslovakia V Černík 6 3 6 8
France Paul Rémy 6 6 6 South Africa S Levy 2 6 4 6
United Kingdom Cliff Hovell 1 3 0 France P Rémy 3 6 6 1 0
South Africa Sydney Levy 6 6 6 South Africa S Levy 6 3 4 6 6
Iran Esmail Sohikish 0 2 0 Czechoslovakia V Černík 3 6 6
United Kingdom Bill Moss 3 1 1 1 United States F Schroeder 6 8 8
United Kingdom Roland Carter 6 6 6 United Kingdom R Carter 7 1 1 2
Switzerland René Buser 6 6 6 Switzerland R Buser 5 6 6 6
Republic of Ireland Vivian Gotto 2 2 1 Switzerland R Buser 2 3 5
Q United States Jim Frolik 2 3 1 1 United States F Schroeder 6 6 7
Hungary Kálmán Fehér 6 6 6 Hungary K Fehér 0 1 4
United States Gardnar Mulloy 6 11 1 0 5 1 United States F Schroeder 6 6 6
1 United States Ted Schroeder 3 9 6 6 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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