1957 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles

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Women's Doubles
1957 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionsUnited States Althea Gibson
United States Darlene Hard
Runners-upAustralia Mary Hawton
Australia Thelma Long
Final score6–1, 6–2
Details
Draw48 (5Q)
Seeds4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1956 · Wimbledon Championships · 1958 →

Angela Buxton and Althea Gibson were the defending champions, but Buxton did not compete. Gibson partnered with Darlene Hard, and they defeated Mary Hawton and Thelma Long in the final, 6–1, 6–2 to win the Ladies' Doubles tennis title at the 1957 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

01.   United States Althea Gibson / United States Darlene Hard (Champions)
02.   Australia Mary Hawton / Australia Thelma Long (Final)
03.   United Kingdom Anne Shilcock / United Kingdom Pat Ward (Semifinals)
04.   Mexico Yola Ramírez / Mexico Rosie Reyes (Semifinals)

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

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
2 Australia Mary Hawton
Australia Thelma Long
7 6
United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer
United States Betty Pratt
5 2
2 Australia Mary Hawton
Australia Thelma Long
7 6
4 Mexico Yola Ramírez
Mexico Rosie Reyes
5 2
4 Mexico Yola Ramírez
Mexico Rosie Reyes
6 6
Australia Jenny Hoad
Denmark Milly Vagn-Nielsen
3 4
2 Australia Mary Hawton
Australia Thelma Long
1 2
1 United States Althea Gibson
United States Darlene Hard
6 6
Czechoslovakia Věra Pužejová
West Germany Erika Vollmer
3 2
3 United Kingdom Anne Shilcock
United Kingdom Pat Ward
6 6
3 United Kingdom Anne Shilcock
United Kingdom Pat Ward
2 2
1 United States Althea Gibson
United States Darlene Hard
6 6
United Kingdom Pat Hird
United Kingdom Angela Mortimer
3 0
1 United States Althea Gibson
United States Darlene Hard
6 6

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
2 Australia Mary Hawton
Australia Thelma Long
6 6
Switzerland Heidi Enzen
Switzerland Ruth Kaufmann
1 1
2 Australia M Hawton
Australia T Long
6 6
New Zealand R Morrison
New Zealand H Robson
2 3
New Zealand Ruia Morrison
New Zealand Heather Robson
6 3 6
France Ginette Bucaille
France Sue Chatrier
2 6 4
2 Australia M Hawton
Australia T Long
7 6
United Kingdom S Bloomer
United States E Pratt
5 2
United Kingdom Ann Haydon
United Kingdom Christine Truman
6 6
Bermuda Heather Brewer
South Africa Jean Forbes
3 3
United Kingdom A Haydon
United Kingdom C Truman
7 0 4
United Kingdom S Bloomer
United States E Pratt
5 6 6
United Kingdom Marion Craig-Smith
United Kingdom Barbara Knapp
1 3
United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer
United States Betty Pratt
6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 Mexico Yola Ramírez
Mexico Rosie Reyes
6 2 13
West Germany Edda Buding
West Germany Ilse Buding
2 6 11 4 Mexico Y Ramírez
Mexico R Reyes
6 6
United Kingdom Evelyn Fulton
United Kingdom Joyce Fulton
6 6 United Kingdom E Fulton
United Kingdom J Fulton
0 4
United Kingdom Kathleen Holt
United Kingdom Joan MacLeod
3 2 4 Mexico Y Ramírez
Mexico R Reyes
8 6
Brazil Maria de Amorim
Belgium Poucette Bernheim
0 2 United States M Arnold
United States K Fageros
6 3
United States Mimi Arnold
United States Karol Fageros
6 6 United States M Arnold
United States K Fageros
6 7
United Kingdom Sheila Bramley
United Kingdom Heather Macfarlane
6 4 6 United Kingdom S Bramley
United Kingdom H Macfarlane
2 5
United Kingdom Mary Eyre
United Kingdom Viola White
1 6 3 4 Mexico Y Ramírez
Mexico R Reyes
6 6
United Kingdom Rosemary Deloford
United Kingdom Elaine Shenton
3 2 Australia J Hoad
Denmark M Vagn-Nielsen
3 4
South Africa Daphne Fancutt
United States Dorothy Knode
6 6 South Africa D Fancutt
United States D Knode
6 6
United Kingdom Rita Bentley
United Kingdom Hazel Cheadle
8 6 United Kingdom R Bentley
United Kingdom H Cheadle
3 3
United States Gloria Butler
Spain Mary Terán de Weiss
6 4 South Africa D Fancutt
United States D Knode
6 6 3
Q United Kingdom Pauline Drew
United Kingdom MM Gell
2 2 Australia J Hoad
Denmark M Vagn-Nielsen
1 8 6
Australia Jenny Hoad
Denmark Milly Vagn-Nielsen
6 6 Australia J Hoad
Denmark M Vagn-Nielsen
7 6
Canada Hana Sladek
United Kingdom Georgie Woodgate
3 4 United Kingdom S Brock
United Kingdom Mrs LL Glover
5 1
Q United Kingdom Sidney Brock
United Kingdom Mrs LL Glover
6 6

Bottom half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom Pauline Roberts
United Kingdom Georgie Woodgate
1 5
Czechoslovakia Věra Pužejová
West Germany Erika Vollmer
6 7 Czechoslovakia V Pužejová
West Germany E Vollmer
6 7
Q United Kingdom Jenny Wagstaff
United Kingdom Bobbie Wilson
6 6 Q United Kingdom J Wagstaff
United Kingdom B Wilson
1 5
Spain Pilar Barril
Spain María Josefa de Riba
3 3 Czechoslovakia V Pužejová
West Germany E Vollmer
6 6
United Kingdom Sheila Macintosh
United Kingdom Janet Morgan
1 3 United Kingdom P Panton
United Kingdom V Thomas
1 1
United Kingdom Pearl Panton
United Kingdom Vera Thomas
6 6 United Kingdom P Panton
United Kingdom V Thomas
5 6 6
United Kingdom Thelma Lister
United Kingdom Margot Parker
3 6 6 United Kingdom T Lister
United Kingdom M Parker
7 4 4
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Marica Cranadak-Milonja
West Germany Ingeborg Vogler
6 1 2 Czechoslovakia V Pužejová
West Germany E Vollmer
3 2
United Kingdom Jean Knight
United Kingdom Anthea Warwick
5 1 3 United Kingdom A Shilcock
United Kingdom P Ward
6 6
Republic of Ireland June Fitzpatrick
Republic of Ireland Heather Flinn
7 6 Republic of Ireland J Fitzpatrick
Republic of Ireland H Flinn
7 0
South Africa Sandra Reynolds
South Africa Renée Schuurman
7 9 South Africa S Reynolds
South Africa R Schuurman
9 6
France Suzanne le Besnerais
Austria Elizabeth Broz
5 7 South Africa S Reynolds
South Africa R Schuurman
6 6 2
Q United Kingdom MG Fry
United Kingdom Gwen Scott
2 6 3 United Kingdom A Shilcock
United Kingdom P Ward
8 2 6
United Kingdom Carole Levy
United Kingdom Bea Walter
6 8 United Kingdom C Levy
United Kingdom B Walter
6 3 2
United Kingdom Gill Evans
United Kingdom Jill Rook
3 6 1 3 United Kingdom A Shilcock
United Kingdom P Ward
4 6 6
3 United Kingdom Anne Shilcock
United Kingdom Pat Ward
6 0 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom Pat Hird
United Kingdom Angela Mortimer
6 6
Q Kenya Fran Marshall
United Kingdom Joy Michell
2 3
United Kingdom P Hird
United Kingdom A Mortimer
4 6 6
Hungary Z Körmöczy
Belgium C Mercelis
6 3 4
Hungary Zsuzsa Körmöczy
Belgium Christiane Mercelis
7 6
United Kingdom Hazel Moorley
Australia Kay Newcombe
5 3
United Kingdom P Hird
United Kingdom A Mortimer
3 0
1 United States A Gibson
United States D Hard
6 6
Netherlands Nel van der Storm
Netherlands Berna Thung
4 8
United Kingdom Sheila Armstrong
Australia Margaret Hellyer
6 10
United Kingdom S Armstrong
Australia M Hellyer
3 6
1 United States A Gibson
United States D Hard
6 8
United Kingdom Lorna Cawthorn
United Kingdom Gem Hoahing
2 2
1 United States Althea Gibson
United States Darlene Hard
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