1939 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1939 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United States Alice Marble
Runner-up United Kingdom Kay Stammers
Final score 6–2, 6–0
Details
Draw 96 (10Q)
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1938 · Wimbledon Championships · 1946 →

Helen Moody was the defending champion, but did not compete.

Alice Marble defeated Kay Stammers in the final, 6–2, 6–0 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1939 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

01.   United States Alice Marble (Champion)
02.   United States Helen Jacobs (Quarterfinals)
03.   Denmark Hilde Sperling (Semifinals)
04.   France Simonne Mathieu (Quarterfinals)
05.   Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska (Quarterfinals)
06.   United Kingdom Kay Stammers (Final)
07.   United Kingdom Mary Hardwick (Quarterfinals)
08.   France Sarah Fabyan (Semifinals)

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 States Helen Jacobs 2 2
6 United Kingdom Kay Stammers 6 6
6 United Kingdom Kay Stammers 7 2 6
8 United States Sarah Fabyan 5 6 3
4 France Simonne Mathieu 4 2
8 United States Sarah Fabyan 6 6
6 United Kingdom Kay Stammers 2 0
1 United States Alice Marble 6 6
7 United Kingdom Mary Hardwick 4 0
3 Denmark Hilde Sperling 6 6
3 Denmark Hilde Sperling 0 0
1 United States Alice Marble 6 6
5 Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska 1 4
1 United States Alice Marble 6 6

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
2 United States Helen Jacobs 6 6
United Kingdom Elsa Haylock 0 2
2 United States H Jacobs 6 6
Q United Kingdom J Curry 3 2
United Kingdom Penny Durlac 4 7 8
Q United Kingdom Joan Curry 6 5 10
2 United States H Jacobs 6 7
United Kingdom M Lumb 2 5
United Kingdom Margot Lumb 6 6
Kingdom of Yugoslavia Alicia Florian 1 2
United Kingdom M Lumb 6 6
United Kingdom B Cooke 3 3
United Kingdom Betty Cooke 6 7
United Kingdom Joan Ingram 4 5

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6 United Kingdom Kay Stammers 6 6
Q United Kingdom Edith Middleton 0 2
6 United Kingdom K Stammers 6 6
United Kingdom N Brown 2 2
Netherlands Madzy Couquerque 5 3
United Kingdom Nina Brown 7 6
6 United Kingdom K Stammers 7 6
France S Henrotin 5 2
Q United Kingdom Peggy Brace 4 2
Italy Wally San Donnnino 6 6
Italy W San Donnino 1 1
France S Henrotin 6 6
Germany Thilde Dietz 5 3
France Sylvie Henrotin 7 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 France Simonne Mathieu 6 6
Czechoslovakia Eva Poráková 4 1 4 France S Mathieu 6 6
United Kingdom Audrey Roberts 5 1 United Kingdom P King 1 0
United Kingdom Phyllis King 7 6 4 France S Mathieu 6 6 6
United Kingdom Betty Smith 4 4 Hungary K Somogyi 0 8 3
Hungary Klára Somogyi 6 6 Hungary K Somogyi 6 6
United Kingdom Phyllis Grover 0 10 United Kingdom A Yorke 2 4
United Kingdom Billie Yorke 6 12 4 France S Mathieu 6 4 6
Q Czechoslovakia Liesl Herbst 2 0 United Kingdom V Scott 3 6 2
United Kingdom Valerie Scott 6 6 United Kingdom V Scott 3 6 6
United Kingdom Freda Underwood 2 5 United Kingdom E Hamilton 6 0 1
United Kingdom Elsie Hamilton 6 7 United Kingdom V Scott 6 3 6
United Kingdom Patience Thomson 2 0 United Kingdom S Noel 3 6 0
United Kingdom Susan Noel 6 6 United Kingdom S Noel 6 10
Q United Kingdom Nancy Liebert 5 5 Germany I Schumann 4 8
Germany Inge Schumann 7 7

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 United States Sarah Fabyan 6 6
United Kingdom Mary Norman 2 2 8 United States S Fabyan 6 6
United Kingdom Freda Hammersley 6 6 United Kingdom W Hammersley 2 3
United Kingdom Betty Batt 3 2 8 United States S Fabyan 6 6
United Kingdom Mary Sargeant 4 7 8 United Kingdom D Huntbach 2 3
United Kingdom Mary Whitmarsh 6 5 6 United Kingdom M Sargeant 3 8
United Kingdom Jean Nicoll 8 4 2 United Kingdom D Huntbach 6 10
United Kingdom Denise Huntbach 6 6 6 8 United States S Fabyan 6 3 6
United Kingdom Madge Slaney 6 6 United Kingdom D Little 1 6 2
United Kingdom Nora Maingay 3 1 United Kingdom M Slaney 6 6
United Kingdom Rosemary Smith 6 7 United Kingdom R Smith 3 3
United Kingdom Audrey Cardinall 1 5 United Kingdom M Slaney 6 0 1
United Kingdom Joan Goss 3 5 United Kingdom D Little 3 6 6
United States Dorothy Andrus 6 7 United States D Andrus 3 0
United Kingdom Dorothy Little 6 8 United Kingdom D Little 6 6
United Kingdom Margot Stewart 1 6

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Nancy Macpherson-Grant 6 6
United Kingdom Muriel Harris 4 1 United Kingdom N Macpherson-Grant 6 1 6
Q United Kingdom Valerie Cooper 5 6 2 United Kingdom E Clements 3 6 4
United Kingdom Betty Clements 7 2 6 United Kingdom N Macpherson-Grant 4 8 7
United Kingdom Elsie Pittman 1 5 United Kingdom R Jarvis 6 6 5
United Kingdom Rita Jarvis 6 7 United Kingdom R Jarvis 4 8 6
Q United Kingdom Margaret Lewis 4 5 United Kingdom G Southwell 6 6 2
United Kingdom Gladys Southwell 6 7 United Kingdom N Macpherson-Grant 4 6
United Kingdom Alex McKelvie 7 2 7 United Kingdom M Hardwick 6 8
United Kingdom Anita Ellis 9 6 United Kingdom A Ellis 3 5
United States Grace Wheeler 7 2 6 United States G Wheeler 6 7
United Kingdom Betty Nuthall 5 6 2 United States G Wheeler 5 7
Luxembourg Alice Weiwers 6 6 7 United Kingdom M Hardwick 7 9
United Kingdom Yvonne Law 1 0 Luxembourg A Weiwers 2 4
United Kingdom Rosemary Thomas 8 4 7 United Kingdom M Hardwick 6 6
7 United Kingdom Mary Hardwick 10 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Jean Saunders 6 6
Q United Kingdom Sonia Mavrogordato 2 1 United Kingdom J Saunders 8 7
United Kingdom Mollie Trouncer 6 6 United Kingdom M Trouncer 6 5
United Kingdom Joan Strawson 3 1 United Kingdom J Saunders 6 3 6
United Kingdom Ermyntrude Harvey 6 1 4 United Kingdom P O'Connell 2 6 2
Romania Magda Berescu 2 6 6 Romania M Berescu 6 6
United Kingdom Evelyn Dearman 4 6 4 United Kingdom P O'Connell 3 2
United Kingdom Patsy O'Connell 6 3 6 United Kingdom J Saunders 2 4
United Kingdom Molly James 1 2 3 Denmark H Sperling 6 6
United Kingdom Diana Wood 6 6 United Kingdom D Wood 7 4 6
Q Republic of Ireland Pamela Goodwyn 6 0 3 France S Pannetier 5 6 1
France Suzanne Pannetier 0 6 6 United Kingdom D Wood 3 1
United Kingdom Effie Peters 7 6 3 Denmark H Sperling 6 6
United Kingdom Gaby Curtis 5 0 United Kingdom E Peters 3 0
United Kingdom Gem Hoahing 2 0 3 Denmark H Sperling 6 6
3 Denmark Hilde Sperling 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Thelma Jarvis 0 3
United Kingdom Mary Cartwright 6 6
United Kingdom M Cartwright 3 3
United Kingdom M Scriven 6 6
United Kingdom Peggy Scriven 6 6
Germany Annelise Ullstein 3 3
United Kingdom M Scriven 3 2
5 Poland J Jędrzejowska 6 6
Italy Vittoria Tonolli 2 8 1
Kingdom of Yugoslavia Hella Kovač 6 6 6
Kingdom of Yugoslavia H Kovač 4 3
5 Poland J Jędrzejowska 6 6
Belgium Josane de Meulemeester 4 3
5 Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
France Arlette Halff 6 6
United Kingdom Doris Howard 4 2
France A Halff 6 4 6
United Kingdom N Glover 3 6 1
United Kingdom Florence Smith 5 0
United Kingdom Nancy Glover 7 6
France A Halff 1 1
1 United States A Marble 6 6
Q United Kingdom Beryl Rodway 7 1 0
United Kingdom Dora Beazley 5 6 6
United Kingdom D Beazley 4 3
1 United States A Marble 6 6
United Kingdom Ruth Kirk 3 2
1 United States Alice Marble 6 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