1951 Wimbledon Championships

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1951 Wimbledon Championships
Date(s) June 25 – July 6 [1]
Edition 65th
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Attendance 267,440
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Dick Savitt [2]
Women's Singles
United States Doris Hart [3]
Men's Doubles
Australia Ken McGregor / Australia Frank Sedgman [4]
Women's Doubles
United States Shirley Fry / United States Doris Hart
Mixed Doubles
United States Doris Hart / Australia Frank Sedgman

The 1951 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 ran from 25 June until 6 July. It was the 65th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1951.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Dick Savitt defeated Australia Ken McGregor 6–4, 6–4, 6–4

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Doris Hart defeated United States Shirley Fry Irvin 6–1, 6–0

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Ken McGregor / Australia Frank Sedgman defeated Egypt Jaroslav Drobný / South Africa Eric Sturgess 3–6, 6–2, 6–3, 3–6, 6–3

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Shirley Fry / United States Doris Hart defeated United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne duPont 6–3, 13–11

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Doris Hart / Australia Frank Sedgman defeated Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton / Australia Mervyn Rose 7–5, 6–2

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  2. ^ "Grand Slam Tournaments - Wimbledon" (PDF). usta.com. United States Tennis Association. 
  3. ^ "Roll of Honour - Women's Singles". wimbledon.org. 
  4. ^ "Roll of Honour - Men's Doubles". wimbledon.org. 

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Preceded by
1951 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1951 U.S. National Championships