1928 Wimbledon Championships

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1928 Wimbledon Championships
Date 25 June – 7 July
Edition 48th
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 René Lacoste
Women's Singles
United States Helen Wills
Men's Doubles
France Jacques Brugnon / France Henri Cochet
Women's Doubles
United Kingdom Peggy Saunders / United Kingdom Phoebe Watson
Mixed Doubles
South Africa Pat Spence / United States Elizabeth Ryan
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The 1928 Wimbledon Championships took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The tournament was held from Monday 25 June until Saturday 7 July 1928.[1] It was the 48th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1928. René Lacoste and Helen Wills won the singles titles.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

France René Lacoste defeated France Henri Cochet, 6–1, 4–6, 6–4, 6–2 [2]

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Helen Wills defeated Spain Lilí de Álvarez, 6–2, 6–3 [3]

Men's Doubles[edit]

France Jacques Brugnon / France Henri Cochet defeated Australia John Hawkes / Australia Gerald Patterson, 13–11, 6–4, 6–4 [4]

Women's Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Peggy Saunders / United Kingdom Phoebe Watson defeated United Kingdom Eileen Bennett / United Kingdom Ermyntrude Harvey, 6–2, 6–3 [5]

Mixed Doubles[edit]

South Africa Pat Spence / United States Elizabeth Ryan defeated Australia Jack Crawford / Australia Daphne Akhurst, 7–5, 6–4 [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. p. 127. ISBN 978-1899039401. 
  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. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1928 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1928 U.S. National Championships