1949 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1949 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionUnited States Louise Brough
Runner-upUnited States Margaret duPont
Final score10–8, 1–6, 10–8
Details
Draw96 (10Q)
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1948 · Wimbledon Championships · 1950 →

Louise Brough successfully defended her title, defeating Margaret duPont in the final, 10–8, 1–6, 10–8 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1949 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

01.   United States Louise Brough (Champion)
02.   United States Margaret duPont (Final)
03.   United States Pat Todd (Semifinals)
04.   United States Gussie Moran (Third round)
05.   United States Shirley Fry (Fourth round)
06.   United Kingdom Jean Quertier (Second round)
07.   France Nelly Adamson (Third round)
08.   United Kingdom Joan Curry (Second round)

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

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1 United States Louise Brough 6 6
United Kingdom Molly Blair 2 3
1 United States Louise Brough 6 6
3 United States Pat Todd 3 0
3 United States Pat Todd 3 6 6
United Kingdom Jean Walker-Smith 6 4 3
1 United States Louise Brough 10 1 10
2 United States Margaret duPont 8 6 8
United Kingdom Peggy Dawson-Scott 5 5
United States Helen Rihbany 7 7
United States Helen Rihbany 2 2
2 United States Margaret duPont 6 6
United Kingdom Betty Hilton 1 3
2 United States Margaret duPont 6 6

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 United States Louise Brough 6 6
United Kingdom Edith Middleton 1 1
1 United States L Brough 6 6
United Kingdom M Halford 1 0
United Kingdom Betty Coutts 3 7
United Kingdom Mary Halford 6 9
1 United States L Brough 6 6
Q United Kingdom R Walsh 1 2
United Kingdom Margot Flowerdrew 6 2 3
Q United Kingdom Enid Sutton 3 6 6
Q United Kingdom E Sutton 4 4
Q United Kingdom R Walsh 6 6
Q United Kingdom Rosemary Walsh 6 3 10
Q Egypt Meg Buxton-Knight 4 6 8

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 France Nelly Adamson 6 6
Norway Laila Schou Nilsen 1 4
7 France N Adamson 2 5
United Kingdom M Blair 6 7
United Kingdom Barbara Knapp 6 5 1
United Kingdom Molly Blair 3 7 6
United Kingdom M Blair 6 6
United Kingdom W Hammersley 3 1
Czechoslovakia Edith Sutz 4 6 5
United Kingdom Erica Percival 6 2 7
United Kingdom E Percival 5 2
United Kingdom W Hammersley 7 6
United Kingdom Hilary Stoodley-Morgan 5 3
United Kingdom Freda Hammersley 7 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 United States Pat Todd 6 6
Q United Kingdom Norma Potts 0 1 3 United States P Todd 6 6
United States Virginia Boyer 4 7 2 United Kingdom R Woodgate 1 2
United Kingdom Billie Woodgate 6 5 6 3 United States P Todd 6 6
Austria Hilde Doleschell 6 3 4 Kenya S Dowdeswell 1 0
United States Rita Anderson 2 6 6 United States R Anderson 3 6 2
LL United Kingdom Zena Lusty w/o Kenya S Dowdeswell 6 2 6
Kenya Sheila Dowdeswell 3 United States P Todd 6 6
France Jacqueline Marcellin 6 3 6 France J Marcellin 2 1
United Kingdom Lesley Fulton 3 6 4 France J Marcellin 6 6
United Kingdom Margot Parker 6 2 6 United Kingdom M Parker 4 2
Republic of Ireland Mary Fitzgibbon 2 6 4 France J Marcellin 4 6 6
United Kingdom Natalie Gourlay 10 2 6 United Kingdom V White 6 3 4
LL United Kingdom Leonie Brighton 8 6 2 United Kingdom N Gourlay 7 3 2
United Kingdom Viola White 6 6 6 United Kingdom V White 5 6 6
Switzerland Violette Rigollet 4 8 3

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 United Kingdom Joan Curry 6 6
United Kingdom Phyllis King 1 4 8 United Kingdom J Curry 3 5
Italy Annelise Bossi 5 3 South Africa S Summers 6 7
South Africa Sheila Summers 7 6 South Africa S Summers 2 2
United Kingdom Jean Walker-Smith 6 6 United Kingdom J Walker-Smith 6 6
Q United Kingdom Jacqueline Beswick 3 3 United Kingdom J Walker-Smith 6 6
Q United Kingdom Mary Stephens 1 3 Sweden B Gullbrandsson 1 3
Sweden Birgit Gullbrandsson 6 6 United Kingdom J Walker-Smith 6 6
Argentina Mary Terán de Weiss 11 6 Australia T Long 1 3
South Africa Betsy Venter 9 0 Argentina M Terán de Weiss 5 8 6
United Kingdom Margot Gordon 6 6 United Kingdom M Gordon 7 6 2
United Kingdom Patsy Rogers 0 2 Argentina M Terán de Weiss 6 5 3
Australia Thelma Long 6 6 Australia T Long 3 7 6
United Kingdom Penny Durlac 1 1 Australia T Long 6 6
Belgium Miriamme de Borman 9 6 Belgium M de Borman 0 2
United States Gloria Butler 7 2

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Czechoslovakia Helena Straubeová 6 6
Q United Kingdom Lorna Byrne 1 3 Czechoslovakia H Straubeová 7 2 7
United Kingdom Joey David 6 3 4 United Kingdom J Morgan 5 6 5
United Kingdom Janet Morgan 3 6 6 Czechoslovakia H Straubeová 1 2
South Africa Toots Watermeyer 6 6 South Africa E Watermeyer 6 6
Q United Kingdom Joan Quelch 3 0 South Africa E Watermeyer 6 6
Denmark Eva Fog 6 3 United Kingdom E Phillips 1 2
United Kingdom Elsie Phillips 8 6 South Africa E Watermeyer 4 5
United Kingdom Pat Cowney 4 6 2 United Kingdom P Dawson-Scott 6 7
Q United Kingdom Beryl Parker 6 3 6 Q United Kingdom B Parker 1 0
France Colette Boegner 6 6 France C Boegner 6 6
United Kingdom Pat Ward 0 0 France C Boegner 9 6 5
United Kingdom Peggy Dawson-Scott 6 6 United Kingdom P Dawson-Scott 11 0 7
United Kingdom Audrey Bates 3 1 United Kingdom P Dawson-Scott 6 6
United Kingdom Margaret Knott 2 2 6 United Kingdom J Quertier 4 4
6 United Kingdom Jean Quertier 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States Helen Rihbany 6 6
United Kingdom Molly Stone 1 2 United States H Rihbany 6 3 8
United Kingdom Joy Hibbert 1 3 United Kingdom K Tuckey 3 6 6
United Kingdom Kay Tuckey 6 6 United States H Rihbany 7 7
Australia Joan Bathurst 0 4 United Kingdom J Gannon 5 5
United Kingdom Joy Gannon 6 6 United Kingdom J Gannon 6 6
United Kingdom Noelle Knight 3 2 United Kingdom G Woodgate 3 0
United Kingdom Georgie Woodgate 6 6 United States H Rihbany 6 6
United Kingdom Gem Hoahing 2 6 6 United Kingdom C Hoahing 4 4
United Kingdom Wendy Stork 6 4 2 United Kingdom C Hoahing 6 6
France Jacqueline Boutin 6 6 France J Boutin 4 0
United Kingdom Effie Peters 2 4 United Kingdom C Hoahing 6 5 6
United Kingdom Betty Wilford 6 5 6 4 United States G Moran 2 7 3
LL United Kingdom Audrey Mothersole 2 7 1 United Kingdom E Wilford 1 4
United Kingdom Bea Walter 6 2 3 4 United States G Moran 6 6
4 United States Gussie Moran 3 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
France Anne-Marie Seghers 5 2
United Kingdom Betty Hilton 7 6
United Kingdom E Hilton 6 3 6
United Kingdom E Andrews 1 6 3
United Kingdom Katherine Keith-Steele 3 2
United Kingdom Enid Andrews 6 6
United Kingdom E Hilton 4 6 6
5 United States S Fry 6 1 4
United States Arvilla McGuire 6 6
Q United Kingdom Nathalie Feiron 2 2
United States A McGuire 3 4
5 United States S Fry 6 6
Sweden Mary Lagerborg 0 2
5 United States Shirley Fry 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Netherlands Nel Hermsen 6 6
Republic of Ireland Betty Lombard 3 2
Netherlands P Hermsen 1 1
Australia J Fitch 6 6
Australia Joyce Fitch 4 6 6
United Kingdom Patsy O'Connell 6 0 1
Australia J Fitch 0 1
2 United States M duPont 6 6
United Kingdom Betty Cooke 1 7
United Kingdom Gay Chandler 6 9
United Kingdom G Chandler 1 1
2 United States M duPont 6 6
United Kingdom Gladys Lines 2 1
2 United States Margaret duPont 6 6

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