1946 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1946 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United States Pauline Betz
Runner-up United States Louise Brough
Final score 6–2, 6–4
Details
Draw 96
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1939 · Wimbledon Championships · 1947 →

Alice Marble was the defending champion, but was ineligible to compete after turning professional.

Pauline Betz defeated Louise Brough in the final, 6–2, 6–4 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1946 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

01.   United States Pauline Betz (Champion)
02.   United States Margaret Osborne (Semifinals)
03.   United States Louise Brough (Final)
04.   United Kingdom Kay Menzies (Quarterfinals)
05.   United States Dorothy Bundy (Semifinals)
06.   United Kingdom Jean Bostock (Quarterfinals)
07.   United States Doris Hart (Quarterfinals)
08.   France Simone Lafargue (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 Pauline Betz 6 6
United Kingdom Joan Curry 0 3
1 United States Pauline Betz 6 6
5 United States Dorothy Bundy 2 3
4 United Kingdom Kay Menzies 6 1 3
5 United States Dorothy Bundy 4 6 6
1 United States Pauline Betz 6 6
3 United States Louise Brough 2 4
6 United Kingdom Jean Bostock 1 2
3 United States Louise Brough 6 6
3 United States Louise Brough 8 7
2 United States Margaret Osborne 6 5
7 United States Doris Hart 7 4 4
2 United States Margaret Osborne 5 6 6

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 United States Pauline Betz 6 6
Belgium Josane de Meulemeester 3 1
1 United States P Betz 6 6
United Kingdom J Gannon 1 0
United Kingdom Joy Gannon 6 6
United Kingdom Jean Poynder 2 2
1 United States P Betz 6 6
United Kingdom V Cooper 1 0
United Kingdom Valerie Cooper 6 8
United Kingdom YL Webster 1 6
United Kingdom V Cooper 0 7 6
United Kingdom A McKelvie 6 5 4
United Kingdom Gay Chandler 5 4
United Kingdom Alex McKelvie 7 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 France Simone Lafargue 6 6
Poland Jadwiga Jędrzejowska 4 4
8 France S Lafargue 6 7
United Kingdom J Morgan 1 5
United Kingdom Janet Morgan 5 9 6
United Kingdom Sally Lister 7 7 3
8 France S Lafargue 3 3
United Kingdom J Curry 6 6
Netherlands Joopy van der Wal 6 5 4
Czechoslovakia Helena Straubeová 1 7 6
Czechoslovakia H Straubeová 0 2
United Kingdom J Curry 6 6
United Kingdom Joan Curry 6 6
Poland Joanna Russocki 1 1

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 United Kingdom Kay Menzies 6 6
United Kingdom Patsy O'Connell 1 1 4 United Kingdom K Menzies 6 6
United Kingdom Yvonne Law 6 6 United Kingdom Y Law 3 1
United Kingdom Georgie Woodgate 1 3 4 United Kingdom K Menzies 6 6
United Kingdom Billie Yorke 6 6 United Kingdom B Yorke 1 2
United Kingdom Betty Wilford 2 2 United Kingdom B Yorke 6 6
United Kingdom Freda Hammersley w/o Netherlands Mrs LM Godefroy 2 2
Netherlands Mrs LM Godefroy 4 United Kingdom K Menzies 6 6
United Kingdom Mary Chamberlain 1 4 United Kingdom N Macpherson-Grant 0 2
United Kingdom Nancy Macpherson-Grant 6 6 United Kingdom N Macpherson-Grant 6 2 6
United Kingdom Audrey Wenyon 6 5 6 United Kingdom A Wenyon 3 6 1
Republic of Ireland Pamela Goodwyn 1 7 4 United Kingdom N Macpherson-Grant 3 6 6
United Kingdom Dorrit Herbst 6 6 Belgium Y Vincart 6 2 4
Denmark Milly Vagn-Nielsen 3 2 United Kingdom D Herbst 6 2 0
United Kingdom Eileen Porter 4 6 4 Belgium Y Vincart 1 6 6
Belgium Yvonne Vincart 6 3 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 United States Dorothy Bundy 6 6
United Kingdom Evelyn Murdock 0 1 5 United States D Bundy 6 6
United Kingdom Audrey Osborne 4 2 United Kingdom E Passingham 4 1
United Kingdom Betty Passingham 6 6 5 United States D Bundy 9 6
United Kingdom Betty Couper 1 1 United States K Winthrop 7 0
Netherlands Truid Blaisse 6 6 Netherlands G Blaisse 6 0 1
United States Katherine Winthrop 6 6 United States K Winthrop 2 6 6
United Kingdom Nora Maingay 0 1 5 United States D Bundy 6 6
United Kingdom Doreen Litherland 3 4 United Kingdom B Nuthall 3 2
United Kingdom Molly Lincoln 6 6 United Kingdom M Lincoln 2 6 6
United Kingdom Sheila Kenyon 6 6 United Kingdom S Kenyon 6 2 3
United Kingdom Molly James 3 4 United Kingdom M Lincoln 1 6 1
United Kingdom Betty Coutts 6 3 6 United Kingdom B Nuthall 6 4 6
United Kingdom Audrey Roberts 2 6 3 United Kingdom B Coutts 0 5
France Simonne Mathieu 5 6 6 United Kingdom B Nuthall 6 7
United Kingdom Betty Nuthall 7 3 8

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Nancy Glover 7 6
United Kingdom Stella Mason 5 0 United Kingdom N Glover 7 0 3
United Kingdom Gladys Lines 6 6 United Kingdom G Lines 5 6 6
United Kingdom Doris Heppenstall 4 4 United Kingdom G Lines 8 1 2
United Kingdom Louise Anderson 1 1 United Kingdom M Vivian 6 6 6
United Kingdom Peggy Vivian 6 6 United Kingdom M Vivian 6 6
France Jacqueline Marcellin 2 4 United Kingdom J Quertier 0 3
United Kingdom Jean Quertier 6 6 United Kingdom M Vivian 0 1
United Kingdom Peggy Knight 1 3 6 United Kingdom J Bostock 6 6
United Kingdom Effie Peters 6 6 United Kingdom E Peters 5 6 4
France Micheline Inglebert 6 6 France M Inglebert 7 2 6
United Kingdom Nancy Liebert 4 2 France M Inglebert 2 2
United Kingdom Billie Woodgate 4 7 6 6 United Kingdom J Bostock 6 6
United Kingdom Peggy Dawson-Scott 6 5 4 United Kingdom R Woodgate 0 3
Czechoslovakia Edith Sutz 1 4 6 United Kingdom J Bostock 6 6
6 United Kingdom Jean Bostock 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Susan Powell 6 11
United Kingdom Betty Uber 1 9 United Kingdom S Powell 6 3 2
United Kingdom Thelma Jarvis 1 3 United Kingdom M Halford 3 6 6
United Kingdom Mary Halford 6 6 United Kingdom M Halford 6 6 7
United Kingdom Edie Luxton 4 0 France C Boegner 8 4 5
France Colette Boegner 6 6 France C Boegner 6 6
Jamaica Jean MacNair 3 0 United Kingdom J Strawson 0 1
United Kingdom Joan Strawson 6 6 United Kingdom M Halford 1 3
United States Pat Todd 6 4 6 3 United States L Brough 6 6
United Kingdom Vera Dace 1 6 4 United States P Todd 6 6
United Kingdom Elsa Haylock 8 4 6 United Kingdom E Haylock 1 0
Netherlands RM Mechel 6 6 1 United States P Todd 6 7 1
France Nelly Landry 7 1 6 3 United States L Brough 2 9 6
Netherlands Madzy Couquerque 5 6 3 France N Landry 2 1
Australia Alison Burton w/o 3 United States L Brough 6 6
3 United States Louise Brough

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Patsy Rodgers 6 2 2
United Kingdom Gem Hoahing 2 6 6
United Kingdom C Hoahing 2 6 1
United Kingdom B Carris 6 1 6
United Kingdom Rosemary Mobbs 7 6 2
United Kingdom Bea Carris 5 8 6
United Kingdom B Carris 8 2 2
7 United States D Hart 6 6 6
United Kingdom Pearl Panton 7 6
United States Mary Belin 5 3
United Kingdom P Panton 1 4
7 United States D Hart 6 6
United Kingdom Joan Ingram 0 1
7 United States Doris Hart 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
France Jacqueline Patorni 6 6
Netherlands Nel Hermsen 2 1
France J Patorni 3 2
United Kingdom E Hilton 6 6
United Kingdom Betty Hilton 6 6
United Kingdom Margaret Lewis 3 2
United Kingdom E Hilton 1 1
2 United States M Osborne 6 6
France Suzanne Pannetier 6 6
Belgium Miriamme de Borman 4 0
France S Pannetier 0 0
2 United States M Osborne 6 6
United Kingdom Wendy Stork 2 0
2 United States Margaret Osborne 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