1953 Wimbledon Championships

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1953 Wimbledon Championships
Date June 22 – July 3 [1]
Edition 67th
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Vic Seixas [2]
Women's Singles
United States Maureen Connolly Brinker [3]
Men's Doubles
Australia Lew Hoad / Australia Ken Rosewall [4]
Women's Doubles
United States Shirley Fry / United States Doris Hart
Mixed Doubles
United States Doris Hart / United States Vic Seixas

The 1953 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 22 June until 3 July. It was the 67th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1953.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Vic Seixas defeated Denmark Kurt Nielsen 9–7, 6–3, 6–4

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Maureen Connolly Brinker defeated United States Doris Hart 8–6, 7–5

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Lew Hoad / Australia Ken Rosewall defeated Australia Rex Hartwig / Australia Mervyn Rose 6–4, 7–5, 4–6, 7–5

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Shirley Fry / United States Doris Hart defeated United States Maureen Connolly Brinker / United States Julie Sampson Haywood 6–0, 6–0

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Doris Hart / United States Vic Seixas defeated United States Shirley Fry / Argentina Enrique Morea 9–7, 7–5

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
1953 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1953 U.S. National Championships