1952 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1952 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionAustralia Frank Sedgman
Runner-upEgypt Jaroslav Drobný
Final score4–6, 6–2, 6–3, 6–2
Details
Draw128 (10Q)
Seeds12
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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Dick Savitt was the defending champion, but lost in the quarterfinals to Mervyn Rose.

Frank Sedgman defeated Jaroslav Drobný in the final, 4–6, 6–2, 6–3, 6–2 to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1952 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

01.   Australia Frank Sedgman (Champion)
02.   Egypt Jaroslav Drobný (Final)
03.   United States Vic Seixas (Quarterfinals)
04.   United States Dick Savitt (Quarterfinals)
05.   Australia Ken McGregor (Quarterfinals)
06.   United States Herbie Flam (Semifinals)
07.   South Africa Eric Sturgess (Quarterfinals)
08.   Australia Mervyn Rose (Semifinals)
09.   United States Art Larsen (First round)
10.   United States Gardnar Mulloy (Fourth round)
11.   United States Ham Richardson (First round)
12.   United States Budge Patty (Fourth 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 Australia Frank Sedgman 7 6 6
7 South Africa Eric Sturgess 5 1 0
1 Australia Frank Sedgman 6 6 7
8 Australia Mervyn Rose 4 4 5
4 United States Dick Savitt 4 6 4 6 2
8 Australia Mervyn Rose 6 3 6 4 6
1 Australia Frank Sedgman 4 6 6 6
2 Egypt Jaroslav Drobný 6 2 3 2
6 United States Herbie Flam 6 3 6 7
3 United States Vic Seixas 4 6 3 5
6 United States Herbie Flam 2 4 6 10 4
2 Egypt Jaroslav Drobný 6 6 0 8 6
5 Australia Ken McGregor 0 6 6 5 5
2 Egypt Jaroslav Drobný 6 3 2 7 7

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 Australia Frank Sedgman 6 6 6
Spain Jaime Bartrolí 1 0 2 1 Australia F Sedgman 6 6 6
Argentina Heraldo Weiss w/o Q Southern Rhodesia B Katz 1 1 2
Q Southern Rhodesia Basil Katz 1 Australia F Sedgman 6 4 6 6
Belgium Philippe Washer 6 6 6 Belgium P Washer 3 6 3 3
Hong Kong Ip Koon-Hong 1 4 4 Belgium P Washer 6 6 6
United States Alastair Martin w/o United Kingdom H Billington 2 4 2
United Kingdom Henry Billington 1 Australia F Sedgman 6 6 6
11 United States Ham Richardson 6 7 2 3 0 Australia D Candy 2 1 0
Philippines Felicisimo Ampon 1 5 6 6 6 Philippines F Ampon 4 6 5 5
Australia Don Candy 6 6 6 Australia D Candy 6 4 7 7
Q United Kingdom Bob Lee 1 1 0 Australia D Candy 6 6 6
Chile Ricardo Balbiers 6 6 6 Chile R Balbiers 0 1 4
Finland Sakari Salo 4 1 4 Chile R Balbiers 8 6 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Milan Branović 3 4 3 United Kingdom C Lister 6 1 2
United Kingdom Claude Lister 6 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 South Africa Eric Sturgess 8 6 6
Austria Hans Redl 6 2 2 7 South Africa E Sturgess 6 6 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Vladimir Petrović 1 4 6 6 1 Q Kenya R Mayers 1 0 1
Q Kenya Rusty Mayers 6 6 3 1 6 7 South Africa E Sturgess 6 6 6
United Kingdom Malcolm Gracie 1 3 1 United Kingdom A Mottram 4 3 4
Italy Giovanni Cucelli 6 6 6 Italy G Cucelli 2 4 7
United Kingdom Tony Mottram 6 6 6 United Kingdom A Mottram 6 6 9
United Kingdom Headley Baxter 2 4 1 7 South Africa E Sturgess 4 6 6 7 6
9 United States Art Larsen 8 6 4 2 United States G Golden 6 3 1 9 4
Sweden Torsten Johansson 10 2 6 6 Sweden T Johansson 6 6 6
Republic of Ireland Joe Hackett 6 3 3 4 Australia P Brophy 4 0 3
Australia Phil Brophy 4 6 6 6 Sweden T Johansson 3 6 1 6 1
Netherlands Fred Dehnert 6 3 3 4 United States G Golden 6 4 6 4 6
United Kingdom Howard Walton 4 6 6 6 United Kingdom H Walton 5 1 0
Brazil Pedro Guimarães 2 1 0 United States G Golden 7 6 6
United States Grant Golden 6 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 United States Dick Savitt 6 6 6
India Naresh Kumar 1 2 0 4 United States R Savitt 6 6 8
Southern Rhodesia Cecil Irvine 3 9 3 2 United Kingdom G Oakley 1 4 6
United Kingdom Gerry Oakley 6 7 6 6 4 United States R Savitt 6 6 3 6
Chile Luis Ayala 8 7 6 6 United States H Likas 1 3 6 3
Czechoslovakia Milan Matouš 6 9 2 0 Chile L Ayala 4 5 4
United States Harry Likas 6 0 6 6 United States H Likas 6 7 6
Australia Peter Cawthorn 2 6 0 2 4 United States R Savitt 6 6 6
United Kingdom Don Butler 1 3 3 Belgium J Brichant 3 3 3
Belgium Jacques Brichant 6 6 6 Belgium J Brichant 6 6 3 7
Poland Ignacy Tłoczyński 4 4 6 6 6 Poland I Tłoczyński 3 3 6 5
France Philippe Chatrier 6 6 2 0 4 Belgium J Brichant 6 3 6 6 6
South Africa Derek Capell 6 6 4 6 South Africa D Capell 3 6 8 2 4
Q United States John Ager 0 0 6 1 South Africa D Capell 6 6 2 3 6
Iran Matthew Mohtadi 4 3 7 2 South Africa B Woodroffe 3 2 6 6 2
South Africa Bryan Woodroffe 6 6 5 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 Australia Mervyn Rose 7 7 8
Australia Ian Ayre 5 5 6 8 Australia M Rose 6 6 7 6
Q United States Pablo Eisenberg 2 6 6 3 4 West Germany H Hermann 8 1 5 0
West Germany Horst Hermann 6 3 4 6 6 8 Australia M Rose 8 6 6
Denmark Kurt Nielsen 6 6 6 Denmark K Nielsen 6 4 3
France Bernard Destremau 0 1 4 Denmark K Nielsen 6 6 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Josip Palada 6 6 6 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia J Palada 3 4 4
Q United Kingdom Martin Hime 4 2 4 8 Australia M Rose 6 6 6
United Kingdom Clive Bernstein 6 3 6 6 United States S Clark 2 2 4
Switzerland Erwin Balestra 1 6 1 3 United Kingdom C Bernstein 3 3 0
Italy Fausto Gardini 7 7 6 Italy F Gardini 6 6 6
Brazil Eugenio Saller 5 5 3 Italy F Gardini 1 1 2
Netherlands Ivo Rinkel 6 6 6 United States S Clark 6 6 6
Austria Gustav Specht 2 1 4 Netherlands I Rinkel 1 0 1
United States Straight Clark 6 6 7 United States S Clark 6 6 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Dragutin Mitić 1 2 5

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Italy Marcello del Bello 6 4 6 6
Egypt Ismail Adel 3 6 1 0 Italy M del Bello 5 4 6
Argentina Salvador Soriano 6 3 3 3 Sweden S Stockenberg 7 6 8
Sweden Staffan Stockenberg 4 6 6 6 Sweden S Stockenberg 5 6 6 2 2r
United Kingdom John Barrett 2 2 0 10 United States G Mulloy 7 4 3 6 4
Australia Ken Rosewall 6 6 6 Australia K Rosewall 7 3 6
Poland Władysław Skonecki 1 3 6 10 United States G Mulloy 9 6 8
10 United States Gardnar Mulloy 6 6 8 10 United States G Mulloy 4 5 1
Republic of Ireland Cyril Kemp 1 0 2 6 United States H Flam 6 7 6
United States Gene Garrett 6 6 6 United States E Garrett 4 3 0
Brazil José Agüero 0 2 3 Denmark T Ulrich 6 6 6
Denmark Torben Ulrich 6 6 6 Denmark T Ulrich 5 2 6
United Kingdom Derek Bull 3 2 1 6 United States H Flam 7 6 8
United Kingdom Geoffrey Paish 6 6 6 United Kingdom G Paish 2 6 5
South Africa Owen Williams 3 6 4 6 United States H Flam 6 8 7
6 United States Herbie Flam 6 8 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Belgium Jacques Peten 5 6 5 1
South Africa Trevor Fancutt 7 2 7 6 South Africa T Fancutt 4 3 9 3
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Petko Milojković 0 2 4 United Kingdom J Horn 6 6 7 6
United Kingdom John Horn 6 6 6 United Kingdom J Horn 1 1 1
South Africa Leon Norgarb 6 3 8 6 12 United States J Patty 6 6 6
Chile Carlos Sanhueza 2 6 6 3 South Africa L Norgarb 4 3 4
New Zealand Athol Tills 1 2 1 12 United States J Patty 6 6 6
12 United States Budge Patty 6 6 6 12 United States J Patty 5 6 3 5
Q Hong Kong Edwin Tsai 6 4 8 6 1 3 United States V Seixas 7 4 6 7
France Robert Haillet 2 6 10 4 6 France R Haillet 7 4 4 6 3
Argentina Alejo Russell 6 6 6 Argentina A Russell 5 6 6 3 6
Q United States Steve Potts 1 2 0 Argentina A Russell 3 2 4
United Kingdom Douglas Snart 2 6 4 1 3 United States V Seixas 6 6 6
West Germany Ernst Buchholz 6 3 6 6 West Germany E Buchholz 2 1 4
India Narendra Nath 5 2 2 3 United States V Seixas 6 6 6
3 United States Vic Seixas 7 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Peter Hare 2 1 3
France Jean-Claude Molinari 6 6 6 France J-C Molinari 4 4 3
Brazil Armando Vieira 6 6 6 Brazil A Vieira 6 6 6
Sweden Nils Rohlsson 3 4 4 Brazil A Vieira 11 6 7
Australia Don Tregonning 2 3 4 United States I Dorfman 9 1 5
Dominion of Ceylon Doug Scharenguivel 6 6 6 Dominion of Ceylon D Scharenguivel 1 1 6
United States Irvin Dorfman 6 6 6 United States I Dorfman 6 6 8
United Kingdom Stan Clark 2 4 4 Brazil A Vieira 7 3 1 3
United Kingdom Edmund David 6 7 8 6 5 Australia K McGregor 5 6 6 6
United Kingdom Darrell Shaw 0 5 10 2 United Kingdom E David 2 3 3
United Kingdom Roger Becker 1 1 2 South Africa N Cockburn 6 6 6
South Africa Nigel Cockburn 6 6 6 South Africa N Cockburn 0 6 4 3
United Kingdom George Godsell 2 4 4 5 Australia K McGregor 6 4 6 6
Argentina Enrique Morea 6 6 6 Argentina E Morea 5 4 4
United Kingdom Tony Starte 0 2 2 5 Australia K McGregor 7 6 6
5 Australia Ken McGregor 6 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Republic of Ireland Guy Jackson 5 7 7 6
Switzerland Jost Spitzer 7 5 5 2 Republic of Ireland G Jackson 6 3 1 8
Austria Freddie Huber 6 6 1 6 Austria A Huber 4 6 6 10
Chile Marcelo Taverne 2 4 6 4 Austria A Huber 6 2 3 1
Italy Rolando del Bello 6 6 6 Australia L Hoad 4 6 6 6
United Kingdom Tommy Anderson 3 4 0 Italy R del Bello 3 6 4
Italy Giuseppe Merlo 6 5 6 2 2 Australia L Hoad 6 8 6
Australia Lew Hoad 4 7 2 6 6 Australia L Hoad 3 6 6 3
Australia Harry Hopman 1 5 3 2 Egypt J Drobný 6 3 8 6
Netherlands Hans van Swol 6 7 6 Netherlands A van Swol 10 6 6 6
Poland Czesław Spychała 6 3 6 6 Poland C Spychała 12 0 2 2
Q United Kingdom Eric Bulmer 3 6 1 3 Netherlands A van Swol 0 1 4
United Kingdom Bobby Wilson 6 6 7 2 Egypt J Drobný 6 6 6
Belgium Jean Moreau 2 4 5 United Kingdom R Wilson 0 1 3
Q United Kingdom Billy Knight 0 1 3 2 Egypt J Drobný 6 6 6
2 Egypt Jaroslav Drobný 6 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