1926 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1926 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United Kingdom Kitty Godfree
Runner-up Spain Lilí de Álvarez
Final score 6–2, 4–6, 6–3
Details
Draw 64 (8Q)
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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Suzanne Lenglen was the defending champion, but withdrew from her third round match against Claire Beckingham.

Kitty Godfree defeated Lilí de Álvarez 6–2, 4–6, 6–3 to win the Ladies' Singles at the 1926 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Draw[edit]

Lilí de Álvarez (left) and Kitty Godfree (right) at the 1926 Wimbledon Championships ladies singles final.

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
United Kingdom Claire Beckingham 2 2
Spain Lilí de Álvarez 6 6
Spain Lilí de Álvarez 6 6
United States Molla Mallory 2 2
United States Molla Mallory 3 7 6
Netherlands Kea Bouman 6 5 3
Spain Lilí de Álvarez 2 6 3
United Kingdom Kitty Godfree 6 4 6
France Julie Vlasto 6 6
Greece Helene Contostavlos 3 3
France Julie Vlasto 4 0
United Kingdom Kitty Godfree 6 6
United Kingdom CJ Tyrrell 2 0
United Kingdom Kitty Godfree 6 6

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom Mary McIlquham 5 1
United Kingdom Claire Beckingham 7 6 United Kingdom C Beckingham 6 6
United Kingdom Elsa Haylock 6 6 United Kingdom E Haylock 4 2
United Kingdom Doris Craddock 2 3 United Kingdom C Beckingham
France Suzanne Lenglen 6 6 France S Lenglen w/o
United States Mary Browne 2 3 France S Lenglen 6 6
Q United Kingdom Betty Dix 9 4 British Ceylon E Dewhurst 2 2
British Ceylon Evelyn Dewhurst 11 6 United Kingdom C Beckingham 2 2
Republic of Ireland WM Haughton 2 0 Spain E de Alvarez 6 6
Spain Lilí de Alvarez 6 6 Spain E de Alvarez 6 3 6
Q United Kingdom Dorothy Holman 6 6 Q United Kingdom D Holman 4 6 2
United Kingdom E Norman 3 2 Spain E de Alvarez 6 6
United Kingdom P Watson 6 8 United Kingdom P Watson 1 3
United Kingdom R Watson 0 6 United Kingdom P Watson 6 6
United Kingdom Betty Nuthall 6 5 6 United Kingdom B Nuthall 3 0
Australia M Elliott 4 7 2

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom Joan Fry 6 6
United Kingdom Mrs M Marshall 1 0 United Kingdom J Fry 6 4 7
Q United Kingdom Weeta Crawshay-Williams 3 2 United Kingdom E Bennett 3 6 5
United Kingdom Eileen Bennett 6 6 United Kingdom J Fry 6 4 5
United Kingdom Phyllis Whitley 4 2 United States M Mallory 4 6 7
United Kingdom Aurea Edgington 6 6 United Kingdom A Edgington 2 1
United States Molla Mallory 6 6 United States M Mallory 6 6
United States Anna Harper 1 2 United States M Mallory 3 7 6
United Kingdom GJ Gilder Netherlands K Bouman 6 5 3
Canada Mrs HF Wright w/o United Kingdom GJ Gilder 6 1 2
United Kingdom Dorothy Hill 6 7 United Kingdom D Hill 3 6 6
United Kingdom Peggy Saunders 1 5 United Kingdom D Hill 3 2
United Kingdom Elsie Goldsack 0 1 Netherlands K Bouman 6 6
Netherlands Kea Bouman 6 6 Netherlands K Bouman 6 6
United Kingdom Domini Crosfield United Kingdom D Crosfield 0 0
United States Helen Wills w/o

Bottom half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom Evelyn Colyer 7 6
Q United Kingdom Violet Chamberlain 5 2 United Kingdom E Colyer 4 5
Q United Kingdom Peggy Dransfield 1 2 France J Vlasto 6 7
France Julie Vlasto 6 6 France J Vlasto 3 6 6
United Kingdom Gwen Sterry 6 6 United Kingdom G Sterry 6 3 3
Q United Kingdom Mrs MB Reckitt 1 3 United Kingdom G Sterry 6 6
United Kingdom Joan Strawson 6 3 5 Republic of Ireland Mrs RRW Jackson 4 2
Republic of Ireland Mrs RRW Jackson 3 6 7 France J Vlasto 6 6
United Kingdom Mabel Mavrogordato 2 4 Greece H Constostavlos 3 3
United States Marion Jessup 6 6 United States M Jessup 6 4 4
Q United Kingdom Eileen Morle 4 1 Greece H Contostavlos 2 6 6
Greece Helene Contostavlos 6 6 Greece H Contostavlos 7 6
United Kingdom Dorothy Shepherd-Barron 1 1 United Kingdom W Beamish 5 4
United Kingdom Winifred Beamish 6 6 United Kingdom W Beamish 6 6
United Kingdom Joan Ridley 7 5 2 Australia REJ Stephens 0 3
Australia REJ Stephens 5 7 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom CJ Tyrrell 6 6
New Zealand Marjorie MacFarlane 4 4 United Kingdom CJ Tyrrell 4 6 6
United Kingdom Cristobel Hardie 6 6 United Kingdom C Hardie 6 2 4
United States Anna Harper 4 4 United Kingdom CJ Tyrrell 6 1 6
Q United Kingdom Enid Broadbridge 4 0 United Kingdom S Lumley-Ellis 2 6 0
United Kingdom Eleanor Rose 6 6 United Kingdom E Rose 6 1 1
France Simonne Mathieu 8 4 2 United Kingdom S Lumley-Ellis 2 6 6
United Kingdom Sylvia Lumley-Ellis 6 6 6 United Kingdom CJ Tyrrell 2 0
United Kingdom Ermyntrude Harvey 5 5 United Kingdom K Godfree 6 6
United Kingdom Enid Clarke 7 7 United Kingdom E Clarke 3 2
United Kingdom JL Colegate 0 4 United States E Ryan 6 6
United States Elizabeth Ryan 6 6 United States E Ryan 6 4 0
United Kingdom Honor Woolrych United Kingdom K Godfree 1 6 6
Australia Dorothy Rendall w/o United Kingdom H Woolrych 2 0
Austria Lilly von Ellissen 0 0 United Kingdom K Godfree 6 6
United Kingdom Kitty Godfree 6 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