1948 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1948 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United States Louise Brough
Runner-up United States Doris Hart
Final score 6–3, 8–6
Details
Draw 96 (10Q)
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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Margaret duPont was the defending champion, but lost in the semifinals to Doris Hart.

Louise Brough defeated Hart in the final, 6–3, 8–6 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1948 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

01.   United States Margaret duPont (Semifinals)
02.   United States Louise Brough (Champion)
03.   United States Pat Todd (Semifinals)
04.   United States Doris Hart (Final)
05.   United Kingdom Jean Bostock (Quarterfinals)
06.   South Africa Sheila Summers (Fourth round)
07.   France Nelly Landry (Quarterfinals)
08.   United States Shirley Fry (Quarterfinals)

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 Margaret duPont 7 6
5 United Kingdom Jean Bostock 5 3
1 United States Margaret duPont 4 6 3
4 United States Doris Hart 6 2 6
4 United States Doris Hart 6 6
7 France Nelly Landry 0 2
4 United States Doris Hart 3 6
2 United States Louise Brough 6 8
United Kingdom Jean Quertier 2 4
3 United States Pat Todd 6 6
3 United States Pat Todd 3 5
2 United States Louise Brough 6 7
8 United States Shirley Fry 1r
2 United States Louise Brough 3

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 United States Margaret duPont 6 6
United Kingdom Valerie Cooper 3 0
1 United States M duPont 6 6
Netherlands G Blaisse-Terwindt 2 2
Netherlands Truid Blaisse-Terwindt 7 6
Q United Kingdom Barbara Behr 5 4
1 United States M duPont 6 6
United Kingdom P Dawson-Scott 2 2
Republic of Ireland Roguie Bain 7 3
United Kingdom Katherine Keith-Steele 9 6
United Kingdom K Keith-Steele 2 4
United Kingdom P Dawson-Scott 6 6
United Kingdom Penny Durlac 5 2
United Kingdom Peggy Dawson-Scott 7 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 United Kingdom Jean Bostock 6 6
Austria Hilde Doleschell 1 4
5 United Kingdom J Bostock 6 6
United Kingdom C Hoahing 1 2
United Kingdom Gem Hoahing 6 6
Q United Kingdom Enid Kerr 3 1
5 United Kingdom J Bostock 6 2 7
South Africa D Muller 2 6 5
South Africa Dorothy Muller 2 6 6
Kenya Sheila Dowdeswell 6 2 3
South Africa D Muller 2 6 7
France C Boegner 6 4 5
United Kingdom Pat Cowney 1 6
France Colette Boegner 6 8

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 United States Doris Hart 4 6 6
United Kingdom Joy Gannon 6 0 1 4 United States D Hart 6 6
United Kingdom Betty Cooke 4 0 United States H Rihbany 0 1
United States Helen Rihbany 6 6 4 United States D Hart 6 6
United Kingdom Gladys Lines 6 6 United Kingdom G Lines 1 4
Netherlands Nel Hermsen 0 4 United Kingdom G Lines 6 3 6
Italy Annelise Bossi 4 4 Czechoslovakia E Sutz 0 6 2
Czechoslovakia Edith Sutz 6 6 4 United States D Hart 6 6
United Kingdom Joan Curry 6 8 United Kingdom J Curry 2 3
United States Argyll Rice 2 6 United Kingdom J Curry 6 6
United Kingdom Gay Chandler 6 6 United Kingdom G Chandler 4 3
United Kingdom Joey David 4 1 United Kingdom J Curry 7 6
Lebanon Vera Mattar 1 1 United States B Scofield 5 4
United States Barbara Scofield 6 6 United States B Scofield 6 7
Argentina Mary Terán de Weiss 8 6 Argentina M Terán de Weiss 3 5
United Kingdom Georgie Woodgate 6 3

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 France Nelly Landry 6 6
Norway Laila Schou Nilsen 1 3 7 France N Landry
United Kingdom Patsy O'Connell 6 4 6 United Kingdom P O'Connell w/o
United Kingdom Wendy Stork 4 6 3 7 France N Landry 6 6
United Kingdom Kay Tuckey 6 6 United Kingdom K Tuckey 1 1
United Kingdom Margaret Carlisle 4 1 United Kingdom K Tuckey 6 8 6
United Kingdom Patsy Rogers 6 6 United Kingdom P Rogers 8 6 2
United Kingdom Viola White 3 1 7 France N Landry 6 8
United States Gloria Butler 8 6 United Kingdom V Thomas 3 6
Q United Kingdom Edna Pool 6 2 United States G Butler 2 3
United Kingdom Vera Thomas 6 6 United Kingdom V Thomas 6 6
Q United Kingdom Judy Wallace 2 3 United Kingdom V Thomas 6 4 6
Hungary Marta Peterdy 8 6 Hungary M Peterdy 1 6 1
Republic of Ireland Mary Fitzgibbon 6 4 Hungary M Peterdy 6 7
United Kingdom Laura Morgan 1 2 Belgium M de Borman 3 5
Belgium Miriamme de Borman 6 6

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Joy Hibbert 3 2
Denmark Lisa Andersen 6 6 Denmark L Andersen 0 1
United States Margaret Cary 2 6 1 United Kingdom J Quertier 6 6
United Kingdom Jean Quertier 6 3 6 United Kingdom J Quertier 6 6 0
United Kingdom Lesley Fulton 6 4 6 United Kingdom M Blair 8 0 0r
Republic of Ireland Maeve Brennan 3 6 3 United Kingdom L Fulton 1 2
Q United Kingdom Erica Percival 4 5 United Kingdom M Blair 6 6
United Kingdom Molly Blair 6 7 United Kingdom J Quertier 7 6
Luxembourg Alice Weiwers 5 6 6 6 South Africa S Summers 5 2
Netherlands Madzy Couquerque 7 0 2 Luxembourg A Weiwers 8 14 6
United States Rita Anderson 6 6 United States R Anderson 10 12 4
United Kingdom Pearl Panton 1 4 Luxembourg A Weiwers 0 1
Q United Kingdom Pauline Fisher 2 1 6 South Africa S Summers 6 6
United Kingdom Margot Parker 6 6 United Kingdom M Parker 4 3
United Kingdom Elsie Phillips 5 1 6 South Africa S Summers 6 6
6 South Africa Sheila Summers 7 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Margaret Lewis 6 2 1
Q United Kingdom Enid Andrews 4 6 6 Q United Kingdom E Andrews 5 6 7
United Kingdom Betty Passingham 6 6 United Kingdom E Passingham 7 4 9
Norway Lill Lind 3 3 United Kingdom E Passingham 3 0
United Kingdom Audrey Osborne 4 2 United Kingdom M Halford 6 6
United Kingdom Mary Halford 6 6 United Kingdom M Halford 6 6
United Kingdom Molly James 2 6 6 United Kingdom M James 3 0
United Kingdom Phyllis Grover 6 2 1 United Kingdom M Halford 3 3
United Kingdom Thelma Lister 4 3 3 United States P Todd 6 6
United Kingdom Pam Bocquet 6 6 United Kingdom P Bocquet 6 6
United Kingdom Janet Morgan 6 6 United Kingdom J Morgan 2 3
United Kingdom Dorrit Herbst 4 3 United Kingdom P Bocquet 4 0
United Kingdom Effie Peters 3 0 3 United States P Todd 6 6
United Kingdom Barbara Knapp 6 6 United Kingdom B Knapp 1 6
United Kingdom Jean Walker-Smith 2 1 3 United States P Todd 6 8
3 United States Pat Todd 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Hungary Zsuzsa Körmöczy 6 6
France Ginette Jucker 2 2
Hungary Z Körmöczy 3 6 6
Belgium J de Meulemeester 6 2 1
Belgium Josane de Meulemeester 6 6
Netherlands Tineke Lubbers-Fischer 2 1
Hungary Z Körmöczy 6 4 4
8 United States S Fry 4 6 6
United Kingdom Betty Hilton 6 6
Q United Kingdom Mary Wavish 0 1
United Kingdom E Hilton 1 6 2
8 United States S Fry 6 1 6
United Kingdom Madge Slaney 1 1
8 United States Shirley Fry 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Edith Middleton 6 6 6
United Kingdom Bea Carris 8 4 1
United Kingdom E Middleton 3 6 6
United Kingdom L Brighton 6 2 2
Q United Kingdom Beryl Parker 3 4
United Kingdom Leonie Brighton 6 6
United Kingdom E Middleton 0 1
2 United States L Brough 6 6
United Kingdom Betty Wilford 4 2
United States Mary Prentiss 6 6
United States M Prentiss 1 6 1
2 United States L Brough 6 4 6
Republic of Ireland Betty Lombard 1 1
2 United States Louise Brough 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