1950 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1950 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United States Budge Patty[1]
Runner-up Australia Frank Sedgman[1]
Final score 6–1, 8–10, 6–2, 6–3
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women seniors
WC Doubles men women

Budge Patty (USA) defeated Frank Sedgman (AUS) 6–1, 8–10, 6–2, 6–3 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1950 Wimbledon Championships.

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. J.E. Patty is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. Australia Frank Sedgman (Finalist)
  2. United States Bill Talbert (Quarterfinalist)
  3. Egypt Jaroslav Drobný (Semifinalist)
  4. South Africa Eric Sturgess (Quarterfinalist)
  5. United States Budge Patty (Champion)
  6. United States Gardnar Mulloy (Quarterfinalist)
  7. United States Arthur Larsen (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Australia John Bromwich (Fourth round)
  1. Australia Geoffrey Brown (Fourth round)
  2. Australia Ken McGregor (Fourth round)
  3. Australia Bill Sidwell (Fourth round)
  4. United States Vic Seixas (Semifinalist)
  5. United States Frederick Kovaleski (Fourth round)
  6. United States Irvin Dorfman (Third round)
  7. India Dilip Bose (Second round)
  8. Italy Gianni Cucelli (Withdrew before tournament began)'[1]


Sixteenth seed Gianni Cucelli was replaced in the draw by a qualifier, AW Tills (NZL). Cucelli was injured.[2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  Australia Frank Sedgman 8 5 7 6 7  
7  United States Arthur Larsen 10 7 5 3 5  
  1  Australia Frank Sedgman 3 3 6 7 6  
  3  Egypt Jaroslav Drobný 6 6 3 5 2  
3  Egypt Jaroslav Drobný 6 6 6    
  6  United States Gardnar Mulloy 3 4 4      
    1  Australia Frank Sedgman 1 10 2 3  
  5  United States Budge Patty 6 8 6 6  
  12  United States Vic Seixas 9 6 3 6 7  
4  South Africa Eric Sturgess 7 8 6 2 5  
12  United States Vic Seixas 3 7 2 5  
  5  United States Budge Patty 6 5 6 7    
5  United States Budge Patty 3 6 6 6  
  2  United States Bill Talbert 6 4 2 3    

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 Australia Sedgman 6 7 6
United Kingdom Walton 4 5 4 1 Australia Sedgman 6 8 6
Q France Haillet 4 6 4 6 6 Q France Haillet 4 6 2
United Kingdom Guise 6 2 6 1 3 1 Australia Sedgman 6 6 6
Italy Caccia 6 6 6 Belgium Washer 3 2 3
Spain Olozaga 2 0 1 Italy Caccia 6 3 4
Belgium Washer Belgium Washer 8 6 6
Australia Harper w/o 1 Australia Sedgman 6 6 6
13 United States Kovaleski 6 7 99 6 13 United States Kovaleski 3 3 4
United Kingdom Reeve 2 5 11 2 13 United States Kovaleski 3 6 6 6
United Kingdom Baxter 6 7 6 United Kingdom Baxter 6 2 2 4
Belgium Delire 3 5 0 13 United States Kovaleski 6 8 6
India Nath 6 6 6 India Nath 4 6 3
France Sanglier 4 1 0 India Nath 6 6 6
France Delhomme 6 6 6 France Delhomme 1 2 3
Q Hungary Kálmán 3 1 2

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 United States Larsen 8 7 6
Czechoslovakia Cernik 6 5 2 7 United States Larsen 6 5 7 7
Sweden Bergelin 6 6 6 Sweden Bergelin 3 7 5 5
Republic of Ireland Kemp 2 3 4 7 United States Larsen 6 6 7
Australia Molloy 6 4 6 4 7 Australia Molloy 2 3 5
Q United Kingdom Kaley 2 6 4 6 5 Australia Molloy 8 6 2 6
Q New Zealand Smith 4 6 6 6 Q New Zealand Smith 6 0 6 3
Egypt Mandelbaum 6 1 4 2 7 United States Larsen 6 6 6
Philippines Carmona 5 6 6 5 6 France Molinari 1 3 1
Q New Zealand Tills 7 3 3 7 2 Philippines Carmona 6 7 3 6
Netherlands Van Meegeren 2 6 5 6 6 Netherlands Van Meegeren 4 5 6 1
United Kingdom Ford 6 4 7 3 4 Philippines Carmona 5 6 2 2
France Molinari 8 8 6 France Molinari 7 1 6 6
United Kingdom Jones 6 6 0 France Molinari 6 7 6
United Kingdom Hovell 7 6 8 United Kingdom Hovell 3 5 4
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Milojkovic 5 3 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 Egypt Drobný 6 6 6
France Grandet 4 3 1 3 Egypt Drobný 6 6 6
United Kingdom Butler 6 7 6 United Kingdom Butler 4 2 4
United Kingdom Ronaldshay 4 5 2 3 Egypt Drobný 6 6 6
Philippines Ampon 6 6 6 Philippines Ampon 3 4 2
Netherlands Rinkel 1 1 0 Philippines Ampon 6 6 6 6
Denmark Ulrich 6 6 7 Denmark Ulrich 8 3 0 4
Q United Kingdom Rutherglen 4 4 5 3 Egypt Drobný 6 6 7
10 Australia McGregor 6 6 7 10 Australia McGregor 3 2 5
United Kingdom Snart 0 3 5 10 Australia McGregor 6 6 6
United Kingdom Starte 7 6 6 United Kingdom Starte 1 3 3
United Kingdom Filby 5 2 3 10 Australia McGregor 6 6 6
Austria Huber 2 6 7 7 6 Austria Huber 1 2 3
Norway Staubo 6 4 9 5 2 Austria Huber 6 5 8
Poland Tloczynski 6 6 6 Poland Tloczynski 3 7 6
Belgium Geelhand De Merxem 4 4 1

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6 United States Mulloy 3 6 6 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Palada 6 1 1 1 6 United States Mulloy 6 6 12
India Kumar 6 3 6 6 India Kumar 2 4 10
United Kingdom Godsell 2 6 3 2 6 United States Mulloy 6 6 6
United Kingdom Paish 2 6 6 6 France Destremau 3 2 3
Republic of Ireland Hackett 6 2 3 0 United Kingdom Paish 4 1 4
France Destremau 6 6 6 France Destremau 6 6 6
Poland Spychala 2 2 4 6 United States Mulloy 6 6 7
11 Australia Sidwell 6 6 6 11 Australia Sidwell 4 3 5
United Kingdom Lister 2 1 3 11 Australia Sidwell 6 6 6
Italy Del Bello 6 4 6 6 Italy Del Bello 4 1 2
South Africa Lurie 4 6 2 1 11 Australia Sidwell 9 6 4 7
Australia Rose 6 6 6 Australia Rose 7 4 6 5
Czechoslovakia Matous 3 4 4 Australia Rose 6 6 7
Argentina Weiss 6 6 6 6 Argentina Weiss 4 4 5
Hong Kong Ip 8 3 3 4

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Netherlands Linck 6 6 6
United Kingdom Mockridge 4 1 3 Netherlands Linck 6 6 6
Egypt Najar 7 6 2 1 6 Egypt Najar 4 3 4
France Berthet 5 3 6 6 1 Netherlands Linck 1 4 3
Belgium Brichant 0 6 6 6 12 United States Seixas 6 6 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Branovic 6 4 1 1 Belgium Brichant 4 3 3
12 United States Seixas 6 3 6 6 12 United States Seixas 6 6 6
Sweden Davidson 4 6 1 3 12 United States Seixas 6 7 4 6
India Misra 6 6 6 8 Australia Bromwich 1 5 6 3
United Kingdom Meredith 3 2 1 India Misra 6 3 1 6 6
Australia Hopman 8 6 6 Australia Hopman 1 6 6 4 8
Denmark Nielsen 6 3 3 Australia Hopman 0 1 3
United Kingdom Hare 6 6 6 8 Australia Bromwich 6 6 6
United Kingdom Cater 3 3 1 United Kingdom Hare 2 0 0
8 Australia Bromwich 6 6 6 8 Australia Bromwich 6 6 6
Republic of Ireland Murphy 0 2 2

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Mottram 6 6 6
LL United Kingdom Ward 0 0 1 United Kingdom Mottram 6 6 6
United States Trabert 6 6 6 United States Trabert 1 4 1
South Africa Rooke 4 4 2 United Kingdom Mottram 6 2 7 4 3
Norway Haanes 6 6 6 9 Australia Brown 1 6 5 6 6
United Kingdom Carter 0 0 1 Norway Haanes 8 2 3
9 Australia Brown 6 6 6 9 Australia Brown 10 6 6
Egypt El Shafei 1 2 3 9 Australia Brown 2 6 3 4
United Kingdom Billington 6 6 8 4 South Africa Sturgess 6 3 6 6
Q United Kingdom Crouch 3 2 6 United Kingdom Billington 6 7 11
Netherlands Wilton 6 2 6 6 6 Netherlands Wilton 1 5 9
Q United Kingdom Fawcus 3 6 8 1 3 United Kingdom Billington 1 2 4
United Kingdom Roberts 3 6 6 3 6 4 South Africa Sturgess 6 6 6
France Chatrier 6 2 2 6 4 United Kingdom Roberts 5 6 1
4 South Africa Sturgess 6 6 6 4 South Africa Sturgess 7 4 6
United Kingdom Horn 0 2 0

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Norway Hessen 3 6 6 6
Austria Redl 6 3 4 1 Norway Hessen 6 6 4 4
Q Norway Lie 6 4 6 6 7 Q Norway Lie 3 8 6 6
United Kingdom David 8 6 3 1 5 Q Norway Lie 1 2 4
Netherlands Van Swol 6 9 5 2 6 Netherlands Van Swol 6 6 6
Italy Canepele 2 7 7 6 4 Netherlands Van Swol 4 5
15 India Bose 6 11 6 15 India Bose 6 4 r.
Jamaica Mott-Trille 1 9 1 Netherlands Van Swol 6 4 6
United Kingdom Bull 6 6 6 5 United States Patty 8 6 8
United Kingdom Weatherall 4 4 2 United Kingdom Bull 6 6 6 6
France Ducos De La Haille 12 6 6 6 France Ducos De La Haille 3 1 8 4
LL United Kingdom Pettigrew 14 3 3 2 United Kingdom Bull 3 3 5
India Sawhney 2 6 6 6 5 United States Patty 6 6 7
United Kingdom Wallis 6 4 4 3 India Sawhney 2 0 4
5 United States Patty 3 6 6 9 5 United States Patty 6 6 6
Philippines Deyro 6 1 2 7

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Australia Quist 6 6 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mitić 0 2 3 Australia Quist 6 6 7
Q Dominion of Ceylon Scharenguivel 5 8 7 6 Q Dominion of Ceylon Scharenguivel 3 4 5
Switzerland Blondel 7 6 5 3 Australia Quist 6 6 6
Argentina Morea 6 6 6 14 United States Dorfman 4 2 2
LL Romania Hamburger 1 3 3 Argentina Morea 4 2 4
14 United States Dorfman 6 6 6 14 United States Dorfman 6 6 6
Spain Bartroli 0 3 2 Australia Quist 3 3 2
Sweden Johansson 6 6 6 2 United States Talbert 6 6 6
Belgium Peten 3 0 4 Sweden Johansson 7 2 6 2 8
Australia Worthington 7 6 6 Australia Worthington 5 6 4 6 6
United Kingdom Oakley 5 2 2 Sweden Johansson 1 6 2 2
Egypt Coen 3 6 6 4 6 2 United States Talbert 6 3 6 6
Iran Mohtadi 6 3 1 6 2 Egypt Coen 1 3 0
2 United States Talbert 6 6 6 2 United States Talbert 6 6 6
United Kingdom Kitovitz 2 2 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. p. 332. ISBN 0007117078. 
  2. ^ 2011 Wimbledon Compendium, Alan Little, AELTC, ISBN 978 1 899039 36 4

External links[edit]

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