1951 Wimbledon Championships

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1951 Wimbledon Championships
Date 25 June – 7 July
Edition 65th
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Venue All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Attendance 267,440
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Dick Savitt
Women's Singles
United States Doris Hart
Men's Doubles
Australia Ken McGregor / Australia Frank Sedgman
Women's Doubles
United States Shirley Fry / United States Doris Hart
Mixed Doubles
Australia Frank Sedgman / United States Doris Hart
Boys' Singles
South Africa Johann Kupferburger
Girls' Singles
United Kingdom Lorna Cornell
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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 was held from Monday 25 June until Saturday 7 July 1951.[1] It was the 65th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1951. Dick Savitt and Doris Hart won the singles titles.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Dick Savitt defeated Australia Ken McGregor, 6–4, 6–4, 6–4 [2]

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Doris Hart defeated United States Shirley Fry, 6–1, 6–0 [3]

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 [4]

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Shirley Fry / United States Doris Hart defeated United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret duPont, 6–3, 13–11 [5]

Mixed Doubles[edit]

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

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

South Africa Johann Kupferburger defeated Egypt Kamel Moubarek, 8–6, 6–4 [7]

Girls' Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Lorna Cornell defeated Italy Silvana Lazzarino, 6–3, 6–4 [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. p. 128. ISBN 978-1899039401.
  2. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  7. ^ "Boys' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  8. ^ "Girls' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.

External links[edit]

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