1950 Wimbledon Championships

1950 Wimbledon Championships

1950 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   June 26 – July 7 [1]
Edition:   64th
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
Budge Patty [2]
Women's Singles
Louise Brough Clapp [3]
Men's Doubles
John Bromwich / Adrian Quist [4]
Women's Doubles
Louise Brough / Margaret Osborne duPont
Mixed Doubles
Louise Brough / Eric Sturgess
Wimbledon Championships
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The 1950 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 26 June until 7 July. It was the 64th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1950.

For the first time since the 1927 introduction of seedings 16 players were seeded in the men's singles event instead of eight.[5]

Champions

Men's Singles

Budge Patty defeated Frank Sedgman 6–1, 8–10, 6–2, 6–3

Women's Singles

Louise Brough Clapp defeated Margaret Osborne duPont 6–1, 3–6, 6–1

Men's Doubles

John Bromwich / Adrian Quist defeated Geoff Brown / Bill Sidwell 7–5, 3–6, 6–3, 3–6, 6–2

Women's Doubles

Louise Brough / Margaret Osborne duPont defeated Shirley Fry / Doris Hart 6–4, 5–7, 6–1

Mixed Doubles

Louise Brough / Eric Sturgess defeated Pat Canning / Geoff Brown 11–9, 1–6, 6–4

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. ^ "Roll of Honour - Men's Doubles". wimbledon.org. 
  5. ^ "Sedgman Gets No.1 Seeding For Wimbledon Singles.".  

External links

  • Official Wimbledon Championships website
Preceded by
1950 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1950 U.S. National Championships