1958 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

1958 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

1958 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   United States Althea Gibson[1]
Runner-up   United Kingdom Angela Mortimer[1]
Final score   8–6, 6–2
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
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Althea Gibson (USA) defeated Angela Mortimer (GBR) 8–6, 6–2 in the final to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1958 Wimbledon Championships.

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Althea Gibson is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. United States Althea Gibson (Champion)
  2. United Kingdom Christine Truman (Fourth round)
  3. United States Dorothy Knode (Second round)
  4. Brazil Maria Bueno (Quarterfinalist)
  5. United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer (Quarterfinalist)
  6. Hungary Zsuzsa Körmöczy (Semifinalist)
  7. United States Janet Hopps (Second round)
  8. United States Karol Fageros (Third round)

Draw

Key

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1  United States Althea Gibson 6 6 6  
5  United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer 3 8 2  
  1  United States Althea Gibson 6 6    
     United Kingdom Adrianne Haydon 2 0    
4  Brazil Maria Bueno 3 5  
     United Kingdom Adrianne Haydon 6 7    
    1  United States Althea Gibson 8 6  
     United Kingdom Angela Mortimer 6 2  
     United States Margaret Du Pont 6 3 8  
   United Kingdom Angela Mortimer 4 6 10  
     United Kingdom Angela Mortimer 6 6  
  6  Hungary Zsuzsa Körmöczy 0 1    
6  Hungary Zsuzsa Körmöczy 6 5 8
     United States Mimi Arnold 1 7 6  

Earlier Rounds

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1  United States Gibson 6 6    
     Australia Hellyer 0 2    
      1  United States Gibson 9 6    
       Mexico Ramirez 7 2    
     Mexico Ramirez 6 6  
     United Kingdom Trewby 0 2    
      1  United States Gibson 6 6  
       Australia Coghlan 0 2  
     Australia Coghlan 6 6    
     United States Carter 0 3    
       Australia Coghlan 6 6  
       France Courteix 0 3    
     Austria Broz 8 3 2
     France Courteix 6 6 6  
 

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    5  United Kingdom Bloomer 6 6    
     Spain Guri 1 2    
      5  United Kingdom Bloomer 6 6    
       West Germany Dittmeyer 1 2    
    Q  United Kingdom Wagstaff 4 6  
     West Germany Dittmeyer 6 8    
      5  United Kingdom Bloomer 6 6  
       South Africa Carr 3 4  
     South Africa Carr 6 9    
     Netherlands Marinkelle 1 7    
       South Africa Carr 6 6  
       Switzerland Kaufmann 4 4    
     United Kingdom Catt 7 6 2
     Switzerland Kaufmann 5 8 6  
 

Section 3

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Cheadle 1 2    
4  Brazil Bueno 6 6       4  Brazil Bueno 6 6    
Q  United Kingdom Rushton 4 6        South Africa Schuurman 0 2    
 South Africa Schuurman 6 8         4  Brazil Bueno 6 6    
Q  United Kingdom Drew 3 2          United Kingdom Curry 0 2    
 United Kingdom Curry 6 6        United Kingdom Curry 6 6  
 Norway Wrede-Holm w/o          France Galtier 4 2    
 France Galtier             4  Brazil Bueno 6 6  
 United States Troccole 1 7          Australia Long 2 3  
 United Kingdom Armstrong 6 9        United Kingdom Armstrong 6 3 3  
 United States Snow 9 3        New Zealand Morrison-Davy 2 6 6  
 New Zealand Morrison-Davy 11 6          New Zealand Morrison-Davy 4 3  
 United Kingdom Shilcock 1 7 2        Australia Long 6 6    
 Australia Long 6 5 6      Australia Long 6 6  
 Australia Carter 3 6 4      United Kingdom White 3 2    
 United Kingdom White 6 2 6  

Section 4

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United States Moore 3 5    
8  United States Fageros 6 7       8  United States Fageros 6 7    
 Belgium Bernheim 1 2        Italy Lazzarino 1 5    
 Italy Lazzarino 6 6         8  United States Fageros 6 4 4  
Q  United Kingdom Wilson 4 9 5        United Kingdom Ward 2 6 6  
 United Kingdom Lister 6 7 7      United Kingdom Lister 3 5  
 United Kingdom Hird 3 2        United Kingdom Ward 6 7    
 United Kingdom Ward 6 6          United Kingdom Ward 6 3 1
 United Kingdom Evans 1 4          United Kingdom Haydon 1 6 6
 South Africa Forbes 6 6        South Africa Forbes 6 5 6  
Q  United Kingdom Grace 6 0 1      Spain Barril 1 7 3  
 Spain Barril 3 6 6        South Africa Forbes 6 2 5
 West Germany Buding 5 4          United Kingdom Haydon 3 6 7  
 United States Varner 7 6        United States Varner 3 6 2
Q  United Kingdom Young 1 1        United Kingdom Haydon 6 1 6  
 United Kingdom Haydon 6 6    

Section 5

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Knight 0 1    
 Australia Muller 6 6        Australia Muller 7 6    
 United States Smith 4 5        New Zealand Cox 5 3    
 New Zealand Cox 6 7          Australia Muller 6 7    
 United Kingdom Lauder 1 6 0        Mexico Reyes 3 5    
 Mexico Reyes 6 4 6      Mexico Reyes 6 10  
Q  United Kingdom Hannah 6 5       Q  United Kingdom Leather 1 8    
Q  United Kingdom Leather 8 7          Australia Muller 3 2  
 United Kingdom Panton 3 0          United States Du Pont 6 6  
 United States Du Pont 6 6        United States Du Pont 6 6    
 Republic of Ireland Fitzpatrick 2 2        United Kingdom Fulton 1 0    
 United Kingdom Fulton 6 6          United States Du Pont 6 3 8
 France Bouchet 2 2          Australia Marsh 3 6 6  
 Australia Marsh 6 6        Australia Marsh 7 9  
 United Kingdom Bostock 3 3       7  United States Hopps 5 7    
7  United States Hopps 6 6    

Section 6

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 Chile Ibarra 0 2    
 United Kingdom Mortimer 6 6        United Kingdom Mortimer 6 6 6  
 Spain Solsona 0 2        South Africa Reynolds 8 2 0  
 South Africa Reynolds 6 6          United Kingdom Mortimer 6 6    
 West Germany Vogler 6 7 2        West Germany Buding 2 4    
 United Kingdom Thomas 1 9 6      United Kingdom Thomas 3 1  
 United Kingdom Hoahing 0 1        West Germany Buding 6 6    
 West Germany Buding 6 6          United Kingdom Mortimer 6 6  
 United Kingdom Worrall 6 6 1        Belgium Mercelis 3 4  
 United Kingdom Cox 8 2 6      United Kingdom Cox 4 6 2  
 France Chatrier w/o         Q  United Kingdom Warwick 6 1 6  
Q  United Kingdom Warwick             Q  United Kingdom Warwick 0 2  
 United Kingdom Waters 2 1          Belgium Mercelis 6 6    
 Belgium Mercelis 6 6        Belgium Mercelis 6 7  
Q  United Kingdom Roberts 5 2       3  United States Knode 3 5    
3  United States Knode 7 6    

Section 7

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     Netherlands Roos 2 0    
     Australia Hawton 6 6    
       Australia Hawton 6 6    
       Spain Weiss 4 1    
     Kenya Marshall 2 4  
     Spain Weiss 6 6    
       Australia Hawton 2 1  
      6  Hungary Körmöczy 6 6  
     South Africa Segal 6 6    
     Austria Pachta 4 1    
       South Africa Segal 2 3  
      6  Hungary Körmöczy 6 6    
     France De La Courtie-Billat 4 2  
    6  Hungary Körmöczy 6 6    
 

Section 8

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     Switzerland Studer 4 4    
     West Germany Vollmer 6 6    
       West Germany Vollmer 2 6    
       United States Arnold 6 8    
     United Kingdom Wheeler 6 3 0
     United States Arnold 2 6 6  
       United States Arnold 10 6  
      2  United Kingdom Truman 8 3  
     United Kingdom Rook 6 8    
     New Zealand Nettleton 4 6    
       United Kingdom Rook 3 1  
      2  United Kingdom Truman 6 6    
     United Kingdom Deloford 0 1  
    2  United Kingdom Truman 6 6    
 

References

External links

  • 1958 Wimbledon Championships on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw