1926 Wimbledon Championships

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1926 Wimbledon Championships
Date 21 June – 3 July
Edition 46th
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Venue All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
France Jean Borotra
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Kitty Godfree
Men's Doubles
France Jacques Brugnon / France Henri Cochet
Women's Doubles
United States Mary Browne / United States Elizabeth Ryan
Mixed Doubles
United Kingdom Leslie Godfree / United Kingdom Kitty Godfree
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The 1926 Wimbledon Championships, also known as the Jubilee 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 3 July.[1] It was the 46th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1926.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

France Jean Borotra defeated United States Howard Kinsey, 8–6, 6–1, 6–3 [2]

Women's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Kitty Godfree defeated Spain Lilí de Álvarez, 6–2, 4–6, 6–3 [3]

Men's Doubles[edit]

France Jacques Brugnon / France Henri Cochet defeated United States Howard Kinsey / United States Vincent Richards, 7–5, 4–6, 6–3, 6–2 [4]

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Mary Browne / United States Elizabeth Ryan defeated United Kingdom Kitty Godfree / United Kingdom Evelyn Colyer, 6–1, 6–1 [5]

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Leslie Godfree[a] / United Kingdom Kitty Godfree[a] defeated United States Howard Kinsey / United States Mary Browne, 6–3, 6–4 [7]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b The Godfrees are the only married couple to have won the mixed doubles title.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  2. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  6. ^ Lynch, Steven. "Has a married couple ever won the mixed doubles at Wimbledon? Or a brother and sister?". www.espn.co.uk. Retrieved 25 June 2012.
  7. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1926 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1926 U.S. National Championships