1929 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1929 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United States Helen Wills
Runner-up United States Helen Jacobs
Final score 6–1, 6–2
Details
Draw 96 (10Q)
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1928 · Wimbledon Championships · 1930 →

Helen Wills successfully defended her title, defeating Helen Jacobs in the final, 6–1, 6–2 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1929 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

01.   United States Helen Wills (Champion)
02.   Spain Lilí de Álvarez (Fourth round)
03.   United Kingdom Betty Nuthall (Third round)
04.   United Kingdom Eileen Bennett (Fourth round)
05.   United States Helen Jacobs (Final)
06.   South Africa Bobbie Heine (Quarterfinals)
07.   France Simonne Mathieu (Third round)
08.   Germany Cilly Aussem (Fourth round)

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

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                             
1 United States Helen Wills 6 6
6 South Africa Bobbie Heine 2 4
1 United States Helen Wills 6 6
United Kingdom Elsie Goldsack 2 0
United Kingdom Elsie Goldsack 6 6
South Africa Billie Tapscott 3 3
1 United States Helen Wills 6 6
5 United States Helen Jacobs 1 2
United Kingdom Mary McIlquham 1 0
5 United States Helen Jacobs 6 6
5 United States Helen Jacobs 6 6
United Kingdom Joan Ridley 2 2
United States May Bundy 3 2
United Kingdom Joan Ridley 6 6

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 United States Helen Wills 6 6
United Kingdom GE Tomblin 0 0
1 United States H Wills 6 6
Germany T Schomburgk 0 0
Germany Toni Schomburgk
Italy Lucia Valerio w/o
1 United States H Wills 6 6
Belgium J Sigart 2 3
United Kingdom Cecily Marriott 4 6 2
United Kingdom Gwen Sterry 6 4 6
United Kingdom G Sterry 6 4
Belgium J Sigart 8 6
Belgium Josane Sigart 6 6 9
United Kingdom Joan Strawson 2 8 7

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6 South Africa Bobbie Heine 6 6
Q United Kingdom Gladys Thompson 3 3
6 South Africa E Heine 6 6
France S Kleinadel 2 3
France Simone Kleinadel 6 3 6
Republic of Ireland Lavender Campbell 2 6 2
6 South Africa E Heine 6 7
United Kingdom P Covell 2 5
United Kingdom Phyllis Covell
Netherlands Mence Canters w/o
United Kingdom P Covell 6 4 6
United Kingdom W Beamish 4 6 3
France Jacqueline Gallay 1 2
United Kingdom Winifred Beamish 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 United Kingdom Betty Nuthall 6 6
Q United Kingdom Vera Marshall 1 4 3 United Kingdom B Nuthall 6 6
United Kingdom Dorothy Round 6 4 8 United Kingdom D Round 1 1
Germany Ilse Friedleben 3 6 6 3 United Kingdom B Nuthall 3 3
United States Edith Cross 6 4 5 United Kingdom M Michell 6 6
United Kingdom Enid Clarke 3 6 7 United Kingdom E Clarke 6 3 4
United Kingdom Betty Dix 6 2 5 United Kingdom M Michell 2 6 6
United Kingdom Peggy Michell 4 6 7 United Kingdom M Michell 6 5 0
United Kingdom Elsie Goldsack 6 6 United Kingdom E Goldsack 4 7 6
Q United Kingdom Helen Bourne 3 4 United Kingdom E Goldsack 6 6
Denmark Else Dam 6 6 Denmark E Dam 3 3
United Kingdom Winifred Bower 4 1 United Kingdom E Goldsack 6 6
United Kingdom JL Colegate 2 5 United Kingdom E Haylock 3 0
United Kingdom Cristobel Hardie 6 7 United Kingdom C Hardie 2 6
Republic of Ireland Rosetta Blair-White 7 3 2 United Kingdom E Haylock 6 8
United Kingdom Elsa Haylock 5 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 France Simonne Mathieu 6 6
Netherlands Madzy Couquerque 2 2 7 France S Mathieu 7 6
United Kingdom Phyllis Whitley 4 6 10 United Kingdom P Whitley 5 4
Q United Kingdom Gethyn Harry 6 4 8 7 France S Mathieu 7 1 3
India Jenny Sandison 2 3 South Africa D Tapscott 5 6 6
France Simone Barbier 6 6 France S Barbier 6 1 1
United Kingdom Beatrice Feltham 5 3 South Africa D Tapscott 4 6 6
South Africa Billie Tapscott 7 6 South Africa D Tapscott 6 5 6
Q United Kingdom Sybil Johnson 6 6 United Kingdom V Chamberlain 3 7 4
Q United Kingdom Betty Boas 3 1 Q United Kingdom S Johnson 5 3
United Kingdom Phyllis Satterthwaite 7 4 6 United Kingdom P Satterthwaite 7 6
United Kingdom Madge Slaney 5 6 2 United Kingdom P Satterthwaite 3 7
Q United Kingdom Margaret Mellows 2 6 8 United Kingdom V Chamberlain 6 9
United Kingdom Davinia Gordon 6 1 10 United Kingdom D Gordon 1 6 3
United Kingdom Violet Chamberlain 6 6 United Kingdom V Chamberlain 6 2 6
United Kingdom Aurea Edgington 3 2

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
2 Spain Lilí de Álvarez 6 6
United Kingdom Mrs Bruce-May 0 2 2 Spain E de Álvarez 6 6
France Julie Serpieri 6 6 France J Serpieri 2 2
Greece I Lenos 0 3 2 Spain E de Álvarez 6 8
United Kingdom Mary Heeley 1 8 0 United States E Ryan 4 6
United Kingdom Dorothy Hill 6 6 6 United Kingdom D Hill 0 2
United Kingdom Dorothy Anderson 1 1 United States E Ryan 6 6
United States Elizabeth Ryan 6 6 2 Spain E de Álvarez 4 6 2
United Kingdom Eleanor Rose 6 6 United Kingdom M McIlquham 6 4 6
United Kingdom Mrs HV Edwards 2 3 United Kingdom E Rose 1 2
United Kingdom Mary McIlquham 6 10 United Kingdom M McIlquham 6 6
South Africa Doreen Cole 0 8 United Kingdom M McIlquham 3 6 6
United Kingdom Effie Hemmant United Kingdom P Mudford 6 0 2
United Kingdom Margaret Stocks w/o United Kingdom E Hemmant 3 0
Republic of Ireland F Pearson 2 1 United Kingdom P Mudford 6 6
United Kingdom Phyllis Mudford 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 United States Helen Jacobs 6 6
South Africa Alida Neave 0 3 5 United States H Jacobs 6 6
France Violette Gallay 0 10 Germany I Rost 3 0
Germany Irmgard Rost 6 12 5 United States H Jacobs 6 6
United Kingdom Joan Lycett 6 6 United Kingdom J Lycett 2 2
Q United Kingdom Evelyn Goldsworth 4 4 United Kingdom J Lycett 7 6
France Jeanne Vaussard Q United Kingdom V Montgomery 5 3
Q United Kingdom Vera Montgomery w/o 5 United States H Jacobs 6 6
United Kingdom Joan Fry 6 7 United Kingdom J Fry 3 4
United Kingdom Enid Broadbridge 2 5 United Kingdom J Fry 6 6
France Elizabeth Macready 4 2 United Kingdom D Shepherd-Barron 3 4
United Kingdom Dorothy Shepherd-Barron 6 6 United Kingdom J Fry 6 6
United Kingdom Dorothy Jameson United Kingdom P Watson 1 4
Switzerland Lolette Payot w/o United Kingdom D Jameson 4 5
United Kingdom Phoebe Watson 7 6 United Kingdom P Watson 6 7
United Kingdom Evelyn Colyer 5 2

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 United Kingdom Eileen Bennett 6 6
France Nanette le Besnerais 1 1
4 United Kingdom E Bennett 6 6
United States M Morrill 3 3
United States Marjorie Morrill 6 6
Q United Kingdom DE Munro 0 1
4 United Kingdom E Bennett 6 4 4
United States M Bundy 3 6 6
Australia Esna Robertson w/o
United States May Bundy
United States M Bundy 6 4 6
United Kingdom E Harvey 2 6 4
United Kingdom Naomi Trentham 4 3
United Kingdom Ermyntrude Harvey 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 Germany Cilly Aussem 6 6
United Kingdom CJ Tyrrell 0 2
8 Germany C Aussem 6 6
United States M Mallory 4 1
South Africa Audrey de Smidt 3 6 5
United States Molla Mallory 6 3 7
8 Germany C Aussem 6 1
United Kingdom J Ridley 8 6
Belgium Yvonne Sigart 0 1
United Kingdom Joan Ridley 6 6
United Kingdom J Ridley 6 6
Netherlands K Bouman 4 3
United Kingdom Nancy Lyle 6 1
Netherlands Kea Bouman 8 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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