1948 Wimbledon Championships

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1948 Wimbledon Championships
Date 21 June – 3 July
Edition 62nd
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
United States Bob Falkenburg
Women's Singles
United States Louise Brough
Men's Doubles
Australia John Bromwich / Australia Frank Sedgman
Women's Doubles
United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret duPont
Mixed Doubles
Australia John Bromwich / United States Louise Brough
Boys' Singles
Sweden Staffan Stockenberg
Girls' Singles
Czechoslovakia Olga Mišková
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The 1948 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 21 June until Saturday 3 July.[1] It was the 62nd staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1948. Bob Falkenburg and Louise Brough won the singles titles.

Champions[edit]

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Bob Falkenburg defeated Australia John Bromwich, 7–5, 0–6, 6–2, 3–6, 7–5 [2]

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Louise Brough defeated United States Doris Hart, 6–3, 8–6 [3]

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia John Bromwich / Australia Frank Sedgman defeated United States Tom Brown / United States Gardnar Mulloy, 5–7, 7–5, 7–5, 9–7 [4]

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret Osborne duPont defeated United States Doris Hart / United States Patricia Todd, 6–3, 3–6, 6–3 [5]

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Australia John Bromwich / United States Louise Brough defeated United States Doris Hart / Australia Frank Sedgman, 6–2, 3–6, 6–3 [6]

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

Sweden Staffan Stockenberg defeated Hungary Dezső Vad, 6–0, 6–8, 5–7, 6–4, 6–2 [7]

Girls' Singles[edit]

Czechoslovakia Olga Mišková defeated Switzerland Violette Rigollet, 6–4, 6–2 [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  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. 
  7. ^ "Boys' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017. 
  8. ^ "Girls' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1948 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1948 U.S. National Championships