1926 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles

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Women's Doubles
1926 Wimbledon Championships
Champions United States Mary Browne
United States Elizabeth Ryan
Runners-up United Kingdom Evelyn Colyer
United Kingdom Kitty Godfree
Final score 6–1, 6–1
Details
Draw 41 (4Q)
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1925 · Wimbledon Championships · 1927 →

Suzanne Lenglen and Elizabeth Ryan were the defending champions, but decided not to play together. Lenglen partnered with Julie Vlasto, but lost in the second round to Ryan and her partner Mary Browne.

Browne and Ryan defeated Evelyn Colyer and Kitty Godfree in the final, 6–1, 6–1 to win the Ladies' Doubles tennis title at the 1926 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                             
United Kingdom Dorothea Lambert Chambers
United Kingdom Ermyntrude Harvey
6 2 5
United States Mary Browne
United States Elizabeth Ryan
3 6 7
United States Mary Browne
United States Elizabeth Ryan
6 6
United Kingdom Winifred Beamish
United Kingdom Enid Clarke
2 3
United Kingdom JL Colegate
United Kingdom CJ Tyrrell
6 3
United Kingdom Winifred Beamish
United Kingdom Enid Clarke
8 6
United States Mary Browne
United States Elizabeth Ryan
6 6
United Kingdom Evelyn Colyer
United Kingdom Kitty Godfree
1 1
United Kingdom Joan Fry
United Kingdom Marie Hazel
3 4
Q United Kingdom Naomi Jackson-Feilden
United Kingdom Molly Welsh
6 6
Q United Kingdom Naomi Jackson-Feilden
United Kingdom Molly Welsh
2 3
United Kingdom Evelyn Colyer
United Kingdom Kitty Godfree
6 6
United Kingdom NQ Radcliffe-Platt
United Kingdom PM Radcliffe
2 3
United Kingdom Evelyn Colyer
United Kingdom Kitty Godfree
6 6

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom Joyce Brown
United Kingdom Phoebe Watson
3 4
United Kingdom Dorothea Lambert Chambers
United Kingdom Ermyntrude Harvey
6 6
United Kingdom D Lambert Chambers
United Kingdom E Harvey
6 6
France E Macready
United Kingdom A Tuckey
4 2
United Kingdom Dorothy Alexander
United Kingdom D Lee Mumford
1 3
France Elizabeth Macready
United Kingdom Agnes Tuckey
6 6
United Kingdom D Lambert Chambers
United Kingdom E Harvey
6 2 5
United States M Browne
United States E Ryan
3 6 7
United States Mary Browne
United States Elizabeth Ryan
3 9 6
France Suzanne Lenglen
France Julie Vlasto
6 7 2
United States M Browne
United States E Ryan
6 2 6
United Kingdom E Broadbridge
United Kingdom I Maltby
1 6 3
United Kingdom Enid Broadbridge
United Kingdom Irene Maltby
13 6
EC Mogg
United Kingdom Hilary Stebbing
11 0

The nationality of EC Mogg is unknown.

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
British Ceylon Evelyn Dewhurst
United Kingdom Gladys Seel
6 5 6
United Kingdom Mabel Mavrogordato
United Kingdom MA Thomas
3 7 1
British Ceylon E Dewhurst
United Kingdom G Seel
6 2 4
United Kingdom JL Colegate
United Kingdom CJ Tyrrell
2 6 6
United Kingdom JL Colegate
United Kingdom CJ Tyrrell
6 6
Q United Kingdom E Norman
United Kingdom Mrs MB Reckitt
4 7 6 Q United Kingdom E Norman
United Kingdom Mrs MB Reckitt
1 1
Q United Kingdom Mary Cambridge
United Kingdom Doris Craddock
6 5 1 United Kingdom JL Colegate
United Kingdom CJ Tyrrell
6 3
Republic of Ireland WM Haughton
Republic of Ireland Mrs RRW Jackson
3 4 United Kingdom W Beamish
United Kingdom E Clarke
8 6
United Kingdom Winifred Beamish
United Kingdom Enid Clarke
6 6 United Kingdom W Beamish
United Kingdom E Clarke
6 6
United Kingdom Violet Chamberlain
United Kingdom Aurea Edgington
6 6 United Kingdom V Chamberlain
United Kingdom A Edgington
2 1
Q United Kingdom Louise Bull
United Kingdom Ariadne Rodocanachi
3 4 United Kingdom W Beamish
United Kingdom E Clarke
6 6
United Kingdom Dorothy Hill
United Kingdom Joan Ridley
6 4 6 United Kingdom D Hill
United Kingdom J Ridley
2 2
United Kingdom Madge Valantine
United Kingdom Honor Woolrych
4 6 4 United Kingdom D Hill
United Kingdom J Ridley
8 5 6
United Kingdom Eileen Bennett
United Kingdom Gwen Sterry
1 4 United Kingdom E Goldsack
United Kingdom D Holman
6 7 2
United Kingdom Elsie Goldsack
United Kingdom Dorothy Holman
6 6

Bottom half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Mrs Herriot
United Kingdom Mrs WE Hudleston
1 3
New Zealand Marjorie MacFarlane
United Kingdom Mrs M Marshall
6 6 New Zealand M MacFarlane
United Kingdom Mrs M Marshall
3 0
United Kingdom Betty Dix
United Kingdom Cristobel Hardie
1 4 United Kingdom M McIlquham
United Kingdom D Shepherd-Barron
6 6
United Kingdom Mary McIlquham
United Kingdom Dorothy Shepherd-Barron
6 6 United Kingdom M McIlquham
United Kingdom D Shepherd-Barron
3 6 3
United Kingdom Mrs Bruce-May
Mrs van Praagh
1 4 United Kingdom J Fry
United Kingdom M Hazel
6 3 6
United States Marion Jessup
United States Molla Mallory
6 6 United States M Jessup
United States M Mallory
3 2
United Kingdom Joan Fry
United Kingdom Marie Hazel
6 6 United Kingdom J Fry
United Kingdom M Hazel
6 6
United Kingdom Claire Beckingham
United Kingdom EM Beckingham
4 4 United Kingdom J Fry
United Kingdom M Hazel
3 4
Q United Kingdom N Jackson-Feilden
United Kingdom M Welsh
6 6
United Kingdom Betty Nuthall
United Kingdom Peggy Saunders
5 4
United States Anna Harper
United States LV McCune
7 6
United States A Harper
United States LV McCune
5 3
Q United Kingdom N Jackson-Feilden
United Kingdom M Welsh
7 6
Netherlands Kea Bouman
France Simonne Mathieu
3 5
Q United Kingdom Naomi Jackson-Feilden
United Kingdom Molly Welsh
6 7

The nationalities of Mrs Herriot and Mrs van Praagh are unknown.

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom NQ Radcliffe-Platt
United Kingdom PM Radcliffe
6 6
United Kingdom Mrs O Bevir
United Kingdom R Watson
3 1
United Kingdom NQ Radcliffe-Platt
United Kingdom PM Radcliffe
6 6 7
Greece H Contostavlos
United Kingdom D Crosfield
8 2 5
United Kingdom Peggy Dransfield
United Kingdom Hazel Hogarth
0 1
Greece Helene Contostavlos
United Kingdom Domini Crosfield
6 6
United Kingdom NQ Radcliffe-Platt
United Kingdom PM Radcliffe
2 3
United Kingdom E Colyer
United Kingdom K Godfree
6 6
United Kingdom Evelyn Colyer
United Kingdom Kitty Godfree
7 6
Australia M Elliott
Australia REJ Stephens
5 1
United Kingdom E Colyer
United Kingdom K Godfree
6 7
United Kingdom S Lumley-Ellis
United Kingdom E Rose
2 5
United Kingdom Sylvia Lumley-Ellis
United Kingdom Eleanor Rose
6 8
United Kingdom Peggy Pleydell-Bouverie
United Kingdom Joan Strawson
1 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ 100 Years of Wimbledon by Lance Tingay, Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977
  2. ^ 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