1927 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1927 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United States Helen Wills
Runner-up Spain Lilí de Álvarez
Final score 6–2, 6–4
Details
Draw 80 (10Q)
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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Kitty Godfree was the defending champion, but lost to Elizabeth Ryan in the quarterfinals.

First-seeded Helen Wills defeated Lilí de Álvarez 6–2, 6–4 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1927 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Seeds[edit]

01.   United States Helen Wills (Champion)
02.   United Kingdom Kitty Godfree (Quarterfinals)
03.   Netherlands Kea Bouman (Fourth round)
04.   Spain Lili de Álvarez (Final)
05.   United States Elizabeth Ryan (Semifinals)
06.   United States Molla Mallory (Third round)
07.   South Africa Bobbie Heine (Third round)
08.   South Africa Irene Peacock (Quarterfinals)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
2 United Kingdom Kitty Godfree 6 4 4
5 United States Elizabeth Ryan 3 6 6
5 United States Elizabeth Ryan 6 0 4
4 Spain Lilí de Álvarez 2 6 6
4 Spain Lilí de Álvarez 6 3 8
United Kingdom Phoebe Watson 3 6 6
4 Spain Lilí de Álvarez 2 4
1 United States Helen Wills 6 6
1 United States Helen Wills 6 6
8 South Africa Irene Peacock 3 1
1 United States Helen Wills 6 6
United Kingdom Joan Fry 3 1
United Kingdom Joan Fry 1 6 6
United Kingdom Betty Nuthall 6 3 4

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
2 United Kingdom Kitty Godfree 6 6
Q United Kingdom Naomi Trentham 2 2
2 United Kingdom K Godfree 6 10
South Africa D Tapscott 2 8
South Africa Billie Tapscott 7 6
France G Cousin 5 4
2 United Kingdom K Godfree 6 6
United Kingdom E Colyer 2 2
United Kingdom Evelyn Colyer 6 6 7
United Kingdom Phyllis Satterthwaite 8 2 5
United Kingdom E Colyer 6 6
United Kingdom J Ridley 4 3
France Marguerite Bordes 0 5
United Kingdom Joan Ridley 6 7

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 United States Elizabeth Ryan 6 6
Q United Kingdom Eileen Connell 2 4
United States E Ryan 6 6
United Kingdom E Broadbridge 2 3
New Zealand Marjorie MacFarlane 3 4
United Kingdom Enid Broadbridge 6 6
5 United States E Ryan 7 6
United Kingdom E Harvey 5 1
United Kingdom Ermyntrude Harvey 6 8
Germany Ilse Friedleben 4 6
United Kingdom E Harvey 6 6
Greece H Contostavlos 4 4
Greece Helene Contostavlos 6 6
United Kingdom Dorothy Alexander 1 1

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 Spain Lilí de Alvarez 6 6
United Kingdom Mrs MB Reckitt 2 3
4 Spain E de Alvarez 6 6
United Kingdom P Dransfield 0 4
United Kingdom Peggy Dransfield 6 6
France Violette Gallay 4 1
4 Spain E de Alvarez 6 6
United Kingdom M Mavrogordato 3 0
United Kingdom E Norman 4 4
United Kingdom Mabel Mavrogordato 6 6
United Kingdom M Mavrogordato 9 6 6
United Kingdom M Valantine 11 4 4
United Kingdom JL Colegate 4 3
United Kingdom Madge Valantine 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 South Africa Bobbie Heine 6 3 6
United Kingdom Eleanor Rose 4 6 4 7 South Africa E Heine 6 6
Q United Kingdom Winifred Bower 7 2 0 Q United Kingdom E Hemmant 3 2
Q United Kingdom Effie Hemmant 5 6 6 7 South Africa E Heine 6 3 5
Republic of Ireland Mrs RRW Jackson 6 6 United Kingdom P Watson 4 6 7
United Kingdom Doris Craddock 3 1 Republic of Ireland Mrs RRW Jackson 0 2
Germany Paula von Reznicek United Kingdom P Watson 6 6
United Kingdom Phoebe Watson w/o United Kingdom P Watson 6 7
United Kingdom GJ Gilder 3 2 United Kingdom V Chamberlain 1 5
United Kingdom Violet Chamberlain 6 6 United Kingdom V Chamberlain 6 6
United Kingdom Madge Slaney 9 3 1 France E Macready 3 2
France Elizabeth Macready 7 6 6 United Kingdom V Chamberlain 6 1 6
United Kingdom Mrs Bruce-May 6 3 1 United Kingdom CJ Tyrrell 2 6 4
United Kingdom CJ Tyrrell 2 6 6 United Kingdom CJ Tyrrell 6 6
Q United Kingdom Sybil Johnson 2 6 3 United Kingdom K Bridge 2 1
United Kingdom Kathleen Bridge 6 0 6

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 United States Helen Wills 6 3 6
United Kingdom Gwen Sterry 3 6 3 1 United States H Wills 6 6
United Kingdom Sylvia Lumley-Ellis 6 6 United Kingdom S Lumley-Ellis 3 2
United Kingdom Cecily Marriott 3 2 1 United States H Wills 7 6
United Kingdom Margaret Stocks 3 2 United Kingdom E Bennett 5 3
United States Cristobel Hardie 6 6 United Kingdom C Hardie 4 6 2
United Kingdom Eileen Bennett 7 6 United Kingdom E Bennett 6 3 6
United Kingdom Agnes Tuckey 5 4 1 United States H Wills 6 6
United Kingdom Davinia Gordon 6 6 United Kingdom E Goldsack 1 3
United Kingdom Joyce Brown 3 2 United Kingdom D Gordon 3 4
United Kingdom R Watson 3 0 United Kingdom E Goldsack 6 6
United Kingdom Elsie Goldsack 6 6 United Kingdom E Goldsack 6 8 6
United Kingdom Mary McIlquham 6 0 4 United Kingdom J Lycett 8 6 3
United Kingdom Joan Lycett 1 6 6 United Kingdom J Lycett 6 6
United Kingdom DE Munro 1 1 United Kingdom W Beamish 4 3
United Kingdom Winifred Beamish 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 South Africa Irene Peacock 6 6
Q United Kingdom Beatrice Feltham 0 1
8 South Africa I Peacock 6 6
United Kingdom E Clarke 3 1
United Kingdom Enid Clarke 6 6
Q United Kingdom Mary Davies 2 3
8 South Africa I Peacock 6 6
United Kingdom I Maltby 3 2
United Kingdom Irene Maltby 6 2 6
United Kingdom Elsa Haylock 1 6 3
United Kingdom I Maltby 3 6 6
United Kingdom A Edgington 6 4 4
United Kingdom Aurea Edgington 7 3 6
United Kingdom Claire Beckingham 5 6 4

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 Netherlands Kea Bouman 6 6
Q United Kingdom Doreen Busby 0 3
3 Netherlands K Bouman 7 6
United Kingdom P Covell 5 3
United Kingdom Dorothy Shaw 3 3
United Kingdom Phyllis Covell 6 6
3 Netherlands K Bouman 6 4 7
United Kingdom J Fry 2 6 9
United Kingdom Joan Fry 6 6
France Simonne Mathieu 3 2
United Kingdom J Fry 6 6
Q United Kingdom Mrs ML Morrison 2 2
United Kingdom Marie Hazel 4 4
United Kingdom Mrs ML Morrison 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6 United States Molla Mallory 6 6
United Kingdom Betty Boas 3 2
6 United States M Mallory 6 2 0
United Kingdom B Nuthall 2 6 6
Germany Cilly Aussem 3 2
United Kingdom Betty Nuthall 6 6
United Kingdom B Nuthall 6 6
United Kingdom D Hill 3 3
United Kingdom Dorothy Hill 6 6
Q United Kingdom HL Eddis 1 2
United Kingdom D Hill 6 6
United Kingdom M Saunders 2 4
United Kingdom Betty Dix 4 3
United Kingdom Peggy Saunders 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230. 
  2. ^ David Darrah (3 July 1927). "Helen Wills wins women's tennis throne". Chicago Sunday Tribune. p. 1. 

External links[edit]

  • [1] Source for the draw at Wimbledon.com