1954 Wimbledon Championships

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1954 Wimbledon Championships
Date June 21 – July 2 [1]
Edition 68th
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
Egypt Jaroslav Drobný [2]
Women's Singles
United States Maureen Connolly Brinker [3]
Men's Doubles
Australia Rex Hartwig / Australia Mervyn Rose [4]
Women's Doubles
United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne duPont
Mixed Doubles
United States Doris Hart / United States Vic Seixas
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1953 1955 > 

The 1954 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 21 June until 2 July. It was the 68th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1954.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Egypt Jaroslav Drobný defeated Australia Ken Rosewall 13–11, 4–6, 6–2, 9–7

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Maureen Connolly Brinker defeated United States Louise Brough Clapp 6–2, 7–5

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Rex Hartwig / Australia Mervyn Rose defeated United States Vic Seixas / United States Tony Trabert 6–4, 6–4, 3–6, 6–4

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne duPont defeated United States Shirley Fry / United States Doris Hart 4–6, 9–7, 6–3

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Doris Hart / United States Vic Seixas defeated United States Margaret Osborne duPont / Australia Ken Rosewall 5–7, 6–4, 6–3

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. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 
  3. ^ "Roll of Honour - Women's Singles". wimbledon.org. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 
  4. ^ "Roll of Honour - Men's Doubles". wimbledon.org. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1954 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1954 U.S. National Championships