1928 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles

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Women's Doubles
1928 Wimbledon Championships
Champions United Kingdom Peggy Saunders
United Kingdom Phoebe Watson
Runners-up United Kingdom Eileen Bennett
United Kingdom Ermyntrude Harvey
Final score 6–2, 6–3
Details
Draw 40 (5Q)
Seeds 4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1927 · Wimbledon Championships · 1929 →

Elizabeth Ryan and Helen Wills were the defending champions, but Wills did not participate. Ryan partnered with Joan Lycett, but lost in the semifinals to Peggy Saunders and Phoebe Watson.

Watson and Saunders defeated Eileen Bennett and Ermyntrude Harvey in the final, 6–2, 6–3 to win the Ladies' Doubles tennis title at the 1928 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Seeds[edit]

01.   United Kingdom Joan Lycett / United States Elizabeth Ryan (Semifinals)
02.   United Kingdom Eileen Bennett / United Kingdom Ermyntrude Harvey (Final)
03.   United Kingdom Peggy Saunders / United Kingdom Phoebe Watson (Champions)
04.   Netherlands Kea Bouman / United Kingdom Evelyn Colyer (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 Eileen Bennett
United Kingdom Ermyntrude Harvey
7 4 6
United Kingdom Phyllis Covell
United Kingdom Dorothy Shepherd-Barron
5 6 4
2 United Kingdom Eileen Bennett
United Kingdom Ermyntrude Harvey
6 6 6
Australia Daphne Akhurst
Australia Esna Boyd
8 3 2
4 Netherlands Kea Bouman
United Kingdom Evelyn Colyer
6 3
Australia Daphne Akhurst
Australia Esna Boyd
8 6
2 United Kingdom Eileen Bennett
United Kingdom Ermyntrude Harvey
2 3
3 United Kingdom Peggy Saunders
United Kingdom Phoebe Watson
6 6
1 United Kingdom Joan Lycett
United States Elizabeth Ryan
7 9
Australia Louie Bickerton
Australia Meryl O'Hara Wood
5 7
1 United Kingdom Joan Lycett
United States Elizabeth Ryan
3 4
3 United Kingdom Peggy Saunders
United Kingdom Phoebe Watson
6 6
3 United Kingdom Peggy Saunders
United Kingdom Phoebe Watson
6 6
United Kingdom JL Colegate
United Kingdom CJ Tyrrell
3 1

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
2 United Kingdom Eileen Bennett
United Kingdom Ermyntrude Harvey
6 8
Q United Kingdom Winifred Bower
United Kingdom MF Harland
1 6
2 United Kingdom E Bennett
United Kingdom E Harvey
6 6
Q United Kingdom M List
United Kingdom M Pleydell-Bouverie
1 3
Germany Ellen Hoffman
United Kingdom Phyllis Satterthwaite
6 3 4
Q United Kingdom Madge List
United Kingdom Peggy Pleydell-Bouverie
3 6 6
2 United Kingdom E Bennett
United Kingdom E Harvey
7 4 6
United Kingdom P Covell
United Kingdom D Shepherd-Barron
5 6 4
United Kingdom Phyllis Covell
United Kingdom Dorothy Shepherd-Barron
6 6
United Kingdom Betty Boas
United Kingdom H Evelyn-Jones
2 0
United Kingdom P Covell
United Kingdom D Shepherd-Barron
6 6
United Kingdom V Chamberlain
United Kingdom A Tuckey
4 4
United Kingdom Violet Chamberlain
United Kingdom Agnes Tuckey
6 6
United Kingdom Claire Beckingham
United Kingdom Margaret Stocks
4 1

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 Netherlands Kea Bouman
United Kingdom Evelyn Colyer
6 6
United Kingdom Aurea Edgington
United Kingdom Cristobel Hardie
3 2
4 Netherlands K Bouman
United Kingdom E Colyer
8 2 6
United Kingdom S Johnson
United Kingdom E Rose
6 6 3
United Kingdom Sybil Johnson
United Kingdom Eleanor Rose
6 6
Mrs Herriot
United Kingdom Mrs WE Hudleston
3 2
4 Netherlands K Bouman
United Kingdom E Colyer
6 3
Australia Daphne Akhurst
Australia Esna Boyd
6 6 6 Australia D Akhurst
Australia E Boyd
8 6
United Kingdom Mary Davies
United Kingdom Davinia Gordon
3 8 3 Australia D Akhurst
Australia E Boyd
6 6 6
United Kingdom Kathleen Bridge
United Kingdom Mary McIlquham
5 6 7 United States P Anderson
United States H Jacobs
3 8 4
United States Penelope Anderson
United States Helen Jacobs
7 3 5 Australia D Akhurst
Australia E Boyd
7 6
Q Republic of Ireland Mrs RRW Jackson
United Kingdom ES Stokes
3 6 4 United Kingdom D Shaw
United Kingdom R Watson
5 4
United Kingdom Dorothy Alexander
United Kingdom Mabel Mavrogordato
6 3 6 United Kingdom D Alexander
United Kingdom M Mavrogordato
1 3
United Kingdom Domini Crosfield
Greece Helene Nicolopoulos
1 4 United Kingdom D Shaw
United Kingdom R Watson
6 6
United Kingdom Dorothy Shaw
United Kingdom R Watson
6 6

The nationality of Mrs Herriot is unknown.

Bottom half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United Kingdom Joan Lycett
United States Elizabeth Ryan
6 6
Netherlands Madzy Couquerque
Denmark Inga Sperling
4 0 1 United Kingdom J Lycett
United States E Ryan
6 3 6
United Kingdom Joan Fry
United Kingdom Gwen Sterry
6 6 United Kingdom J Fry
United Kingdom G Sterry
4 6 2
United Kingdom Cecily Marriott
United Kingdom Madge Slaney
2 4 1 United Kingdom J Lycett
United States E Ryan
6 6
United Kingdom Elsie Goldsack
United Kingdom Joan Ridley
5 5 Q United Kingdom E Hemmant
United Kingdom J Strawson
1 2
Q United Kingdom Effie Hemmant
United Kingdom Joan Strawson
7 7 Q United Kingdom E Hemmant
United Kingdom J Strawson
4 6 8
United Kingdom Winifred Beamish
United Kingdom Marie Hazel
1 3 Germany C Aussem
United Kingdom B Nuthall
6 4 6
Germany Cilly Aussem
United Kingdom Betty Nuthall
6 6 1 United Kingdom J Lycett
United States E Ryan
7 9
Australia L Bickerton
Australia M O'Hara Wood
5 7
Australia Louie Bickerton
Australia Meryl O'Hara Wood
6 4 6
United Kingdom Enid Clarke
United Kingdom MA Thomas
3 6 4
Australia L Bickerton
Australia M O'Hara Wood
6 6
Q United Kingdom Mrs HV Edwards
United Kingdom EZ Stokes
2 3
Q United Kingdom Mrs HV Edwards
United Kingdom EZ Stokes
12 3 8
United Kingdom Betty Dix
United Kingdom Sylvia Lumley-Ellis
10 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 United Kingdom Peggy Saunders
United Kingdom Phoebe Watson
1 6 6
Netherlands Mence Canters
Belgium Josane Sigart
6 2 4
3 United Kingdom M Saunders
United Kingdom P Watson
6 6
United Kingdom GJ Gilder
United Kingdom DE Munro
2 3
United Kingdom GJ Gilder
United Kingdom DE Munro
6 6
France Jacqueline Gallay
France Violette Gallay
2 1
3 United Kingdom M Saunders
United Kingdom P Watson
6 6
United Kingdom JL Colegate
United Kingdom CJ Tyrrell
3 1
Germany Paula von Reznicek
Germany Irmgard Rost
2 1
United Kingdom JL Colegate
United Kingdom CJ Tyrrell
6 6
United Kingdom JL Colegate
United Kingdom CJ Tyrrell
7 7
France M Bordes
France Y Bourgeois
5 5
France Marguerite Bordes
France Yvonne Bourgeois
6 6
United Kingdom Peggy Dransfield
United Kingdom Hazel Hogarth
4 2

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