1937 Wimbledon Championships

1937 Wimbledon Championships

1937 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   June 21 – July 2 [1]
Edition:   57th
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
Don Budge[2]
Women's Singles
Dorothy Round Little [3]
Men's Doubles
Donald Budge / Gene Mako
Women's Doubles
Simone Mathieu / Billie Yorke
Mixed Doubles
Alice Marble / Don Budge
Wimbledon Championships
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The 1937 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 57th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1937. This was the first time, that the Wimbledon Championships were televised by BBC.[4]

Champions

Men's Singles

Don Budge defeated Gottfried von Cramm 6–3, 6–4, 6–2

Women's Singles

Dorothy Round Little defeated Jadwiga Jędrzejowska 6–2, 2–6, 7–5

Men's Doubles

Donald Budge / Gene Mako defeated Pat Hughes / Raymond Tuckey, 6–0, 6–4, 6–8, 6-1

Women's Doubles

Simone Mathieu / Billie Yorke defeated Phyllis King / Elsie Goldsack Pittman, 6–3, 6–3

Mixed Doubles

Alice Marble / Don Budge defeated Simone Mathieu / Yvon Petra 6–4, 6–1

References

  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.  
  3. ^ "Roll of Honour - Women's Singles". wimbledon.org. 
  4. ^ "June anniversaries".  

External links

  • Official Wimbledon Championships website
Preceded by
1937 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1937 U.S. National Championships