1952 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1952 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United States Maureen Connolly
Runner-up United States Louise Brough
Final score 7–5, 6–3
Details
Draw 96 (10Q)
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1951 · Wimbledon Championships · 1953 →

Doris Hart was the defending champion, but lost in the quarterfinals to Pat Todd.

Maureen Connolly defeated Louise Brough in the final, 7–5, 6–3 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1952 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

01.   United States Doris Hart (Quarterfinals)
02.   United States Maureen Connolly (Champion)
03.   United States Shirley Fry (Semifinals)
04.   United States Louise Brough (Final)
05.   United States Pat Todd (Semifinals)
06.   United Kingdom Jean Walker-Smith (Quarterfinals)
07.   Australia Thelma Long (Quarterfinals)
08.   United Kingdom Jean Rinkel-Quertier (Quarterfinals)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                             
2 United States Maureen Connolly 5 6 6
7 Australia Thelma Long 7 2 0
2 United States Maureen Connolly 6 6
3 United States Shirley Fry 4 3
3 United States Shirley Fry 6 6
6 United Kingdom Jean Walker-Smith 3 3
2 United States Maureen Connolly 7 6
4 United States Louise Brough 5 3
8 United Kingdom Jean Rinkel-Quertier 1 7
4 United States Louise Brough 6 9
4 United States Louise Brough 6 3 6
5 United States Pat Todd 3 6 1
5 United States Pat Todd 6 7 6
1 United States Doris Hart 8 5 4

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
2 United States Maureen Connolly 6 6
United Kingdom Evelyn Moeller 2 0
2 United States M Connolly 6 6
United Kingdom A Mortimer 4 3
United States Rita Anderson 2 2
United Kingdom Angela Mortimer 6 6
2 United States M Connolly 6 5 7
United Kingdom S Partridge 3 7 5
United Kingdom Barbara Knapp 6 4 6
United Kingdom Lorna Cornell 3 6 3
United Kingdom B Knapp 4 7
United Kingdom S Partridge 6 9
France Jacqueline Kermina 6 2
United Kingdom Sue Partridge 8 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 Australia Thelma Long 6 6
United Kingdom Helen Proudfoot 1 0
7 Australia Long 6 6
Switzerland V Rigollet 1 4
Switzerland Violette Rigollet 6 6
United Kingdom Betty Wilford 3 4
7 Australia T Long 6 6
United Kingdom V White 2 1
United Kingdom Meriel Morgan 2 2
Argentina Mary Terán de Weiss 6 6
Argentina M Terán de Weiss 4 1r
United Kingdom V White 6 4
United Kingdom Viola White 6 6
United States Charlotte Decker 2 4

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 United States Shirley Fry 6 6
United Kingdom Mary Halford 0 0 3 United States S Fry 6 6
Q United Kingdom Jacqueline Beswick 2 2 New Zealand E Attwood 2 2
New Zealand Evelyn Attwood 6 6 3 United States S Fry 6 6
United Kingdom Janet Morgan 6 6 Republic of Ireland E Lombard 2 1
United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer 1 4 United Kingdom J Morgan 2 2
Republic of Ireland Betty Lombard 6 6 Republic of Ireland E Lombard 6 6
Belgium Janine de Ridder 2 2 3 United States S Fry 6 6
United Kingdom Jean Trower 6 6 France M Bourbonnais 4 0
United Kingdom Pat Gotla 3 3 United Kingdom J Trower 5 2
Austria Helga Strecker 6 2 3 Q United Kingdom E Watson 7 6
Q United Kingdom Elaine Watson 2 6 6 Q United Kingdom E Watson 3 4
United Kingdom Norma Potts 1 7 7 France M Bourbonnais 6 6
United Kingdom Jenny Wagstaff 6 5 5 United Kingdom N Potts 2 1
United Kingdom Pearl Panton 4 3 France M Bourbonnais 6 6
France Michelle Bourbonnais 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6 United Kingdom Jean Walker-Smith 6 6
France Suzanne Schmitt 3 4 6 United Kingdom J Walker-Smith 6 6
United Kingdom Laura Morgan 1 2 South Africa H Redick-Smith 1 4
South Africa Hazel Redick-Smith 6 6 6 United Kingdom J Walker-Smith 6 6
United Kingdom Rosemary Bulleid 6 1 2 United Kingdom P Harrison 1 3
United Kingdom Pat Harrison 3 6 6 United Kingdom P Harrison 6 5 6
South Africa Doreen Wedderburn 3 4 Q Egypt B Abbas 4 7 4
Q Egypt Betsy Abbas 6 6 6 United Kingdom J Walker-Smith 6 6
United Kingdom Edie Luxton 1 2 United Kingdom G Woodgate 1 1
Netherlands Joopy Roos-Van der Wal 6 6 Netherlands F Roos-Van der Wal 6 2
United Kingdom Pat Ward 6 6 United Kingdom P Ward 8 6
Czechoslovakia Helena Matouš 2 3 United Kingdom P Ward 5 6 1
United Kingdom Georgie Woodgate 6 6 United Kingdom G Woodgate 7 4 6
United Kingdom Noelle Knight 4 0 United Kingdom G Woodgate 6 6
United Kingdom Valerie Lewis 3 6 6 United Kingdom V Lewis 3 4
LL United Kingdom Angela Buxton 6 3 3

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
West Germany Inge Pohmann 4 6 1
United Kingdom Peggy Dawson-Scott 6 3 6 United Kingdom P Dawson-Scott 6 6
United Kingdom Margaret Knott 2 6 4 United Kingdom E Phillips 3 2
United Kingdom Elsie Phillips 6 2 6 United Kingdom P Dawson-Scott 6 3 6
United Kingdom Billie Woodgate 6 4 6 Australia E Hopman 2 6 2
Austria Elizabeth Broz 3 6 1 United Kingdom R Woodgate 3 0
Australia Nell Hopman 6 6 Australia E Hopman 6 6
Q United Kingdom Margaret Carlisle 0 0 United Kingdom P Dawson-Scott 1 2
Q United Kingdom Joan MacLeod 2 4 8 United Kingdom J Rinkel-Quertier 6 6
United Kingdom Helen Fletcher 6 6 United Kingdom H Fletcher 4 6 6
United Kingdom Wendy Morris 2 1 South Africa B Bartlett 6 3 0
South Africa Beryl Bartlett 6 6 United Kingdom H Fletcher 0 4
United Kingdom Gwen Scott 1 2 8 United Kingdom J Rinkel-Quertier 6 6
Q United Kingdom Bobbie Wilson 6 6 Q United Kingdom B Wilson 1 3
United Kingdom Dorothy Cooper 1 3 8 United Kingdom J Rinkel-Quertier 6 6
8 United Kingdom Jean Rinkel-Quertier 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Vera Thomas 6 6
Netherlands Nel Hermsen 3 1 United Kingdom V Thomas 4 8 6
United Kingdom Effie Peters 6 5 3 Q United Kingdom S Speight 6 6 2
Q United Kingdom Sheila Speight 2 7 6 United Kingdom V Thomas 6 3
United Kingdom Margot Parker 4 6 6 France N Adamson 8 6
United Kingdom AG Bates 6 3 1 United Kingdom M Parker 4 1
United Kingdom Gem Hoahing 3 2 France N Adamson 6 6
France Nelly Adamson 6 6 France N Adamson 6 1 2
United Kingdom Jean Petchell 5 3 4 United States L Brough 1 6 6
South Africa Gwendolyn Love 7 6 South Africa G Love 2 1
United Kingdom Rosemary Walsh 4 2 Australia Penrose 6 6
Australia Beryl Penrose 6 6 Australia Penrose 2 1
United Kingdom Gay Chandler 4 6 5 4 United States L Brough 6 6
United Kingdom Thelma Lister 6 4 3r United Kingdom G Chandler 0 0
United Kingdom Pat Lewis 1 0 4 United States L Brough 6 6
4 United States Louise Brough 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Q United Kingdom Frances Walthew 6 3
Q United Kingdom Enid Kerr 4 0r
Q United Kingdom F Walthew 0 0
United States D Head 6 6
United States Dorothy Head 6 6
Finland Thelma Salo 3 2
United States D Head 4 3
5 United States P Todd 6 6
United Kingdom Gladys Lines 1 1
United Kingdom Joan Curry 6 6
United Kingdom J Curry 3 3
5 United States P Todd 6 6
United States Arvilla McGuire 0 2
5 United States Pat Todd 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Q United Kingdom Mary Harris 5 3
United Kingdom Leonie Brighton 7 6
United Kingdom L Brighton 4 1
South Africa J Wipplinger 6 6
South Africa Julia Wipplinger 4 6 7
Belgium Christiane Mercelis 6 4 5
South Africa J Wipplinger 4 6 3
1 United States D Hart 6 4 6
United States Barbara Lewis 6 6
Argentina Elena Lehmann 3 1
United States B Lewis 1 6 1
1 United States D Hart 6 2 6
LL United Kingdom SI Odling 1 0
1 United States Doris Hart 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