1950 Wimbledon Championships

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1950 Wimbledon Championships
Date 26 June – 8 July
Edition 64th
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Venue All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Budge Patty
Women's Singles
United States Louise Brough
Men's Doubles
Australia John Bromwich / Australia Adrian Quist
Women's Doubles
United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret duPont
Mixed Doubles
South Africa Eric Sturgess / United States Louise Brough
Boys' Singles
United Kingdom John Horn
Girls' Singles
United Kingdom Lorna Cornell
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The 1950 Wimbledon Championships took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The tournament was held from Monday 26 June until Saturday 8 July.[1] It was the 64th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1950.

For the first time since the 1927 introduction of seedings 16 players were seeded in the men's singles event instead of eight.[2] Budge Patty and Louise Brough won the singles titles.

Champions[edit]

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Budge Patty defeated Australia Frank Sedgman, 6–1, 8–10, 6–2, 6–3 [3]

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Louise Brough defeated United States Margaret duPont, 6–1, 3–6, 6–1 [4]

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia John Bromwich / Australia Adrian Quist defeated Australia Geoff Brown / Australia Bill Sidwell, 7–5, 3–6, 6–3, 3–6, 6–2 [5]

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret duPont defeated United States Shirley Fry / United States Doris Hart, 6–4, 5–7, 6–1 [6]

Mixed Doubles[edit]

South Africa Eric Sturgess / United States Louise Brough defeated Australia Geoff Brown / United States Pat Todd, 11–9, 1–6, 6–4 [7]

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

United Kingdom John Horn defeated Egypt Kamel Moubarek, 6–0, 6–2 [8]

Girls' Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Lorna Cornell defeated Norway Astrid Winther, 6–4, 6–1 [9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. p. 128. ISBN 978-1899039401. 
  2. ^ "Sedgman Gets No.1 Seeding For Wimbledon Singles". The Sydney Morning Herald. National Library of Australia. 21 June 1950. p. 1. 
  3. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  4. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  5. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  6. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  7. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  8. ^ "Boys' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017. 
  9. ^ "Girls' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1950 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1950 U.S. National Championships