1953 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles

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Women's Doubles
1953 Wimbledon Championships
Champions United States Shirley Fry
United States Doris Hart
Runners-up United States Maureen Connolly
United States Julia Sampson
Final score 6–0, 6–0
Details
Draw 48 (5Q)
Seeds 4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1952 · Wimbledon Championships · 1954 →

Shirley Fry and Doris Hart successfully defended their title, defeating Maureen Connolly and Julia Sampson in the final, 6–0, 6–0 to win the Ladies' Doubles tennis title at the 1953 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Seeds[edit]

01.   United States Shirley Fry / United States Doris Hart (Champions)
02.   United States Maureen Connolly / United States Julia Sampson (Final)
03.   United Kingdom Helen Fletcher / United Kingdom Jean Rinkel-Quertier (Semifinals)
04.   Australia Barbara Davidson / United States Dorothy Knode (Second 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 Shirley Fry
United States Doris Hart
6 6
South Africa Dora Kilian
South Africa Lucille van der Westhuizen
2 2
1 United States Shirley Fry
United States Doris Hart
6 6
3 United Kingdom Helen Fletcher
United Kingdom Jean Rinkel-Quertier
0 0
3 United Kingdom Helen Fletcher
United Kingdom Jean Rinkel-Quertier
7 6
Q United Kingdom Ruth Bennett
United Kingdom Jean Petchell
5 0
1 United States Shirley Fry
United States Doris Hart
6 6
2 United States Maureen Connolly
United States Julia Sampson
0 0
United Kingdom Angela Mortimer
United Kingdom Anne Shilcock
6 6
United Kingdom Mary Eyre
United Kingdom Viola White
4 4
United Kingdom Angela Mortimer
United Kingdom Anne Shilcock
2 3
2 United States Maureen Connolly
United States Julia Sampson
6 6
United Kingdom Rosemary Bulleid
United Kingdom Pat Ward
2 3
2 United States Maureen Connolly
United States Julia Sampson
6 6

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States Shirley Fry
United States Doris Hart
United Kingdom Joan Curry
United Kingdom Rita Drobný
w/o
1 United States S Fry
United States D Hart
6 6
United Kingdom N Glover
Argentina M Terán de Weiss
0 0
United Kingdom Bea Walter
United Kingdom Billie Woodgate
6 1 4
United Kingdom Nancy Glover
Argentina Mary Terán de Weiss
3 6 6
1 United States S Fry
United States D Hart
6 6
South Africa D Kilian
South Africa L van der Westhuizen
2 2
United Kingdom Audrey Houseley
United Kingdom Molly Stone
2 4
South Africa Dora Kilian
South Africa Lucille van der Westhuizen
6 6
South Africa D Kilian
South Africa L van der Westhuizen
6 8 6
Belgium C Mercelis
Belgium J de Ridder
8 6 2
United Kingdom Valerie Lewis
United Kingdom Rosemary Walsh
3 6 4
Belgium Christiane Mercelis
Belgium Janine de Ridder
6 4 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 United Kingdom Helen Fletcher
United Kingdom Jean Rinkel-Quertier
6 6
United Kingdom Gem Hoahing
United Kingdom Georgie Woodgate
4 2 3 United Kingdom H Fletcher
United Kingdom J Rinkel-Quertier
6 6
Australia Margaret Fisher
Australia Anne Goldsworthy
Australia M Fisher
Australia A Goldsworthy
2 3
Sweden Birgit Gullbrandsson-Sandén
Sweden Mary Lagerborg
w/o 3 United Kingdom H Fletcher
United Kingdom J Rinkel-Quertier
6 6
Switzerland Violette Alvensleben-Rigollet
Spain María Josefa de Riba
6 4 6 Switzerland V Alvensleben-Rigollet
Spain MJ de Riba
2 0
Q United Kingdom Margaret Lewis
United Kingdom Winifred Nickless
4 6 4 Switzerland V Alvensleben-Rigollet
Spain MJ de Riba
6 6
United Kingdom Ada Ernest
United Kingdom Laura Morgan
3 6 4 United Kingdom W Hammersley
United Kingdom P King
1 4
United Kingdom Freda Hammersley
United Kingdom Phyllis King
6 1 6 3 United Kingdom H Fletcher
United Kingdom J Rinkel-Quertier
7 6
Q United Kingdom Ruth Bennett
United Kingdom Jean Petchell
6 6 Q United Kingdom R Bennett
United Kingdom J Petchell
5 0
United Kingdom Pat Gotla
United Kingdom Barbara Knapp
4 3 Q United Kingdom R Bennett
United Kingdom J Petchell
6 6
United Kingdom Betty Dawes
United Kingdom Peggy Dawson-Scott
5 1 France S Chatrier
United States B Lewis
4 3
France Sue Chatrier
United States Barbara Lewis
7 6 Q United Kingdom R Bennett
United Kingdom J Petchell
6 4 7
France Nelly Adamson
France Suzanne Schmitt
6 4 6 France N Adamson
France S Schmitt
3 6 5
South Africa Mrs KE Graham Murray
South Africa Mrs J Higginson
1 6 4 France N Adamson
France S Schmitt
3 8 6
United Kingdom Pearl Panton
United Kingdom Vera Thomas
6 6 United Kingdom P Panton
United Kingdom V Thomas
6 6 4
Q United Kingdom Jean Knight
United Kingdom Mary Stephens
1 4

Bottom half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom Susan Billington
United Kingdom Margot Parker
6 1
United Kingdom Angela Mortimer
United Kingdom Anne Shilcock
8 6 United Kingdom A Mortimer
United Kingdom A Shilcock
6 6
United Kingdom Margaret Grace
United Kingdom Judy Wallace
4 6 United Kingdom M Mackay
United Kingdom H Proudfoot
2 2
United Kingdom Molly Mackay
United Kingdom Helen Proudfoot
6 8 United Kingdom A Mortimer
United Kingdom A Shilcock
6 6
Q United Kingdom Patience Chapman
United Kingdom Vivienne Uber
3 3 Hungary Mrs E Erdődy Bárd
Hungary Z Körmöczy
4 4
Hungary Mrs E Erdődy Bárd
Hungary Zsuzsa Körmöczy
6 6 Hungary Mrs E Erdődy Bárd
Hungary Z Körmöczy
6 6 7
Bermuda Heather Brewer
United Kingdom Hazel Cheadle
6 6 Bermuda H Brewer
United Kingdom H Cheadle
3 8 5
Southern Rhodesia Joan Bowyer
United Kingdom Gladys Lines
1 3 United Kingdom A Mortimer
United Kingdom A Shilcock
6 6
United States Gloria Butler
United States Anne Gray
5 2 United Kingdom M Eyre
United Kingdom V White
4 4
United Kingdom Margaret Carlisle
United Kingdom Katie Johns
7 6 United Kingdom M Carlisle
United Kingdom K Johns
w/o
West Germany Erika Vollmer
West Germany Toto Zehden
4 4 United Kingdom S Bloomer
United Kingdom P Harrison
United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer
United Kingdom Pat Harrison
6 6 United Kingdom S Bloomer
United Kingdom P Harrison
4 7
United Kingdom Mary Eyre
United Kingdom Viola White
8 6 United Kingdom M Eyre
United Kingdom V White
6 9
United Kingdom Joyce Coles
United Kingdom Mary Wavish
6 2 United Kingdom M Eyre
United Kingdom V White
6 5 6
France Michelle Bourbonnais
Netherlands Fanny ten Bosch
3 1 4 United States B Davidson
United States D Knode
4 7 3
4 United States Barbara Davidson
United States Dorothy Knode
6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom BM Goodman
United Kingdom Margaret Knott
3 3
United Kingdom Valerie Gardner
United Kingdom Janet Morgan
6 6
United Kingdom V Gardner
United Kingdom J Morgan
1 4
United Kingdom R Bulleid
United Kingdom P Ward
6 6
United Kingdom Rosemary Bulleid
United Kingdom Pat Ward
6 6
Q United Kingdom SC Collett
United Kingdom Mrs J Maltby
3 3
United Kingdom R Bulleid
United Kingdom P Ward
2 3
2 United States M Connolly
United States J Sampson
6 6
Republic of Ireland Maeve Downey
Republic of Ireland Betty Lombard
1 2
United Kingdom Molly Blair
Australia Nell Hopman
6 6
United Kingdom M Blair
Australia N Hopman
1 2
2 United States M Connolly
United States J Sampson
6 6
South Africa Audrey Bilse
South Africa Joan Scott
4 0
2 United States Maureen Connolly
United States Julia Sampson
6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ 100 Years of Wimbledon by Lance Tingay, Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977
  2. ^ 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