1954 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1954 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United States Maureen Connolly
Runner-up United States Louise Brough
Final score 6–2, 7–5
Details
Draw 96 (10Q)
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1953 · Wimbledon Championships · 1955 →

Maureen Connolly successfully defended her title, defeating Louise Brough in the final, 6–2, 7–5 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1954 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

01.   United States Maureen Connolly (Champion)
02.   United States Doris Hart (Semifinals)
03.   United States Shirley Fry (Quarterfinals)
04.   United States Louise Brough (Final)
05.   United States Margaret duPont (Quarterfinals)
06.   United Kingdom Angela Mortimer (Quarterfinals)
07.   United Kingdom Helen Fletcher (Quarterfinals)
08.   United States Betty Pratt (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 Doris Hart 6 6
7 United Kingdom Helen Fletcher 1 3
2 United States Doris Hart 6 3 3
4 United States Louise Brough 2 6 6
4 United States Louise Brough 6 6
6 United Kingdom Angela Mortimer 1 3
4 United States Louise Brough 2 5
1 United States Maureen Connolly 6 7
8 United States Betty Pratt 6 9 6
3 United States Shirley Fry 4 11 3
8 United States Betty Pratt 1 1
1 United States Maureen Connolly 6 6
5 United States Margaret duPont 1 1
1 United States Maureen Connolly 6 6

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
2 United States Doris Hart 6 6
United Kingdom Georgie Woodgate 1 1
2 United States D Hart 6 6
New Zealand J Burke 1 2
New Zealand Judy Burke 5 6 6
United Kingdom Elaine Watson 7 4 1
2 United States D Hart 6 6
Italy N Migliori 1 1
Austria Helga Strecker 3 5
Japan Sachiko Kamo 6 7
Japan S Kamo 3 9
Italy N Migliori 6 11
Italy Nicla Migliori 6 6
Jamaica Babs Praczukowski 4 0

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 United Kingdom Helen Fletcher 6 5 6
Canada Hana Sladek 3 7 3
7 United Kingdom H Fletcher 6 6
Switzerland R Kaufmann 3 1
Q United Kingdom Marion Boundy 0 0
Switzerland Ruth Kaufmann 6 6
7 United Kingdom H Fletcher 6 6
United Kingdom P Dawson-Scott 0 1
Q United Kingdom Mollie Govett 2 4
United Kingdom Peggy Dawson-Scott 6 6
United Kingdom P Dawson-Scott 9 8
United Kingdom B Knapp 7 6
United Kingdom Barbara Knapp 6 6
United Kingdom Billie Woodgate 1 2

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 United States Louise Brough 6 6
United Kingdom Pat Gotla 1 1 4 United States L Brough 6 6
United Kingdom Sue Waters 1 7 West Germany E Vollmer 3 3
West Germany Erika Vollmer 6 9 4 United States L Brough 6 6
United Kingdom Vera Thomas 6 6 United Kingdom V Thomas 2 2
France Suzanne Schmitt 3 1 United Kingdom V Thomas 6 7
Australia Nell Hopman 6 2 3 Republic of Ireland J Fitzpatrick 0 5
Republic of Ireland June Fitzpatrick 3 6 6 4 United States L Brough 6 6
United States Mary Morris 2 2 United States B Bradley 1 1
United Kingdom Pat Harrison 6 6 United Kingdom P Harrison 7 5 6
United Kingdom Rosemary Walsh 2 2 United States B Kimbrell 5 7 4
United States Barbara Kimbrell 6 6 United Kingdom P Harrison 3 6
United States Barbara Bradley 9 6 United States B Bradley 6 8
United Kingdom Jean Petchell 7 1 United States B Bradley 9 2
Netherlands Fanny ten Bosch 6 6 Netherlands F ten Bosch 7 0r
United Kingdom Hazel Cheadle 4 1

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6 United Kingdom Angela Mortimer 6 6
United Kingdom Molly Stone 0 1 6 United Kingdom A Mortimer 6 6
United Kingdom Norma Kemsey-Bourne 6 6 United Kingdom N Kemsey-Bourne 0 2
United Kingdom Sidney Brock 2 4 6 United Kingdom A Mortimer 6 6
United States Gladys Heldman 0 0 France G Bucaille 0 2
New Zealand Heather Robson 6 6 New Zealand H Robson 3 1
France Ginette Bucaille 6 6 France G Bucaille 6 6
United Kingdom Valerie Pitt 3 3 6 United Kingdom A Mortimer 5 6 6
United Kingdom Leonie Brighton 6 6 Mexico M Ramírez 7 4 2
LL United Kingdom Zena Lusty 1 0 United Kingdom L Brighton 6 3 3
Q Sweden Margarita Bonström 1 8 4 Q Sweden M Bonström 3 6 6
United Kingdom Noelle Knight 6 6 5r Q Sweden M Bonström 4 2
Mexico Melita Ramírez 6 6 Mexico M Ramírez 6 6
Q Australia Betty Ruffin 2 0 Mexico M Ramírez 6 7
Belgium Poucette Coessens 2 3 Argentina E Lehmann 0 5
Argentina Elena Lehmann 6 6

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Q United Kingdom Kathleen Stott 7 1
United States Kay Hubbell 9 6 United States K Hubbell 2 4
LL South Africa Audrey Bilse 5 3 United Kingdom A Shilcock 6 6
United Kingdom Anne Shilcock 7 6 United Kingdom A Shilcock 3 3
United Kingdom Margot Parker 3 2 United Kingdom J Curry 6 6
United Kingdom Rosemary Bulleid 6 6 United Kingdom R Bulleid 3 2
New Zealand Evelyn Attwood 3 2 United Kingdom J Curry 6 6
United Kingdom Joan Curry 6 6 United Kingdom J Curry 3 6 3
Q United Kingdom Joan Quelch 1 3 8 United States E Pratt 6 3 6
United States Barbara Lewis 6 6 United States B Lewis 6 8
Q United Kingdom Jean Knight 5 6 6 Q United Kingdom J Knight 0 6
Q United Kingdom Denise Collier 7 4 3 United States B Lewis 1 7
France Nelly Adamson 6 6 8 United States E Pratt 6 9
Q United Kingdom Chloe Rhodes 1 1 France N Adamson 1r
Spain María Josefa de Riba 1 2 8 United States E Pratt 2
8 United States Betty Pratt 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Evelyn Moeller 1 1
United Kingdom Pat Ward 6 6 United Kingdom P Ward 6 6
United Kingdom Pat Hird 6 6 United Kingdom P Hird 3 1
United Kingdom Lorna Cawthorn 4 1 United Kingdom P Ward 6 6
West Germany Margot Dittmeyer 7 0 United Kingdom C Hoahing 0 1
United Kingdom Mary Harris 9 6 United Kingdom M Harris 1 2
United Kingdom Gem Hoahing 6 6 United Kingdom C Hoahing 6 6
Italy Silvana Lazzarino 1 1 United Kingdom P Ward 3 1
Netherlands Joopy Roos-Van der Wal 6 6 3 United States S Fry 6 6
United Kingdom Thelma Lister 3 3 Netherlands F Roos-Van der Wal 4 1
United Kingdom Bobbie Wilson 4 0 United States D Levine 6 6
United States Dorothy Levine 6 6 United States D Levine 4 4
West Germany Ingeborg Vogler 4 1 3 United States S Fry 6 6
France Jacqueline Kermina 6 6 France J Kermina 2 1
Switzerland Violette Alvensleben-Rigollet 4 4 3 United States S Fry 6 6
3 United States Shirley Fry 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Belgium Christiane Mercelis 6 6
Q India Rita Davar 1 0
Belgium C Mercelis 6 6
United Kingdom J Morgan 3 1
United Kingdom Janet Morgan 6 7
Austria Elizabeth Broz 4 5
Belgium C Mercelis 1 6
5 United States M duPont 6 8
Egypt Betsy Abbas 6 6
United Kingdom Nancy Liebert 4 3
Egypt B Abbas 0 4
5 United States M duPont 6 6
United Kingdom Viola White 1 0
5 United States Margaret duPont 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Angela Buxton 6 6
United Kingdom Valerie Lewis 1 1
United Kingdom A Buxton 6 3 6
Bermuda H Brewer 1 6 3
United Kingdom Jennifer Middleton 4 6 5
Bermuda Heather Brewer 6 3 7
United Kingdom A Buxton 0 0
1 United States M Connolly 6 6
United Kingdom Lorna Byrne 0 3
Argentina Edda Buding 6 6
Argentina E Buding 2 3
1 United States M Connolly 6 6
South Africa Joan Scott 0 3
1 United States Maureen Connolly 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