1961 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1961 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United Kingdom Angela Mortimer
Runner-up United Kingdom Christine Truman
Final score 4–6, 6–4, 7–5
Details
Draw 96 (10Q)
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1960 · Wimbledon Championships · 1962 →

Maria Bueno was the defending champion, but did not defend her title due to jaundice.[1]

Angela Mortimer defeated Christine Truman in the final, 4–6, 6–4, 7–5 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1961 Wimbledon Championships.[2] It was the last all-British final to date.

Seeds[edit]

01.   South Africa Sandra Reynolds (Semifinals)
02.   Australia Margaret Smith (Quarterfinals)
03.   United Kingdom Ann Haydon (Fourth round)
04.   Australia Lesley Turner (Second round)
05.   Mexico Yola Ramírez (Quarterfinals)
06.   United Kingdom Christine Truman (Final)
07.   United Kingdom Angela Mortimer (Champion)
08.   United States Karen Hantze (Quarterfinals)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
2 Australia Margaret Smith 6 3 7
6 United Kingdom Christine Truman 3 6 9
6 United Kingdom Christine Truman 6 6
South Africa Renée Schuurman 4 4
South Africa Renée Schuurman 6 2 7
8 United States Karen Hantze 4 6 5
6 United Kingdom Christine Truman 6 4 5
7 United Kingdom Angela Mortimer 4 6 7
7 United Kingdom Angela Mortimer 6 6
Czechoslovakia Věra Suková 3 4
7 United Kingdom Angela Mortimer 11 6
1 South Africa Sandra Reynolds 9 3
5 Mexico Yola Ramírez 6 3 0
1 South Africa Sandra Reynolds 4 6 6

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
2 Australia Margaret Smith 3 6 6
United States Nancy Richey 6 3 4
2 Australia M Court 6 6
United States P Stewart 3 0
United States Pat Stewart 3 6 6
France Sue Chatrier 6 0 3
2 Australia M Smith 6 6
Hungary Z Körmöczy 2 1
Spain Carmen Coronado 6 1 6
United States Belmar Gunderson 0 6 4
Spain C Coronado 3 0
Hungary Z Körmöczy 6 6
Hungary Zsuzsa Körmöczy 6 6
Italy Silvana Lazzarino 2 2

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6 United Kingdom Christine Truman 6 6
Australia Margaret Hellyer 4 4
6 United Kingdom C Truman 6 6
Argentina N Somoza 2 2
United Kingdom Pat Hird 1 6 4
Argentina Nora Somoza 6 4 6
6 United Kingdom C Truman 6 6
South Africa M Hunt 3 2
Austria Sonja Pachta 1 3
South Africa Margaret Hunt 6 6
South Africa M Hunt 6 1 6
West Germany E Buding 2 6 4
United Kingdom Pat Hales 1 1
West Germany Edda Buding 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 United Kingdom Ann Haydon 6 6
Q Switzerland Janine Bourgnon 0 0 3 United Kingdom A Haydon 6 6
Belgium Christiane Mercelis 7 7 Belgium C Mercelis 2 1
United States Sally Moore 5 5 3 United Kingdom A Haydon 6 6
France Daniele Wild 4 4 United Kingdom C Webb 1 1
United Kingdom Carol Webb 6 6 United Kingdom C Webb 6 6
Spain Marta Pombo 6 3 10 Spain M Pombo 4 1
Q United Kingdom Janet Scoble 3 6 8 3 United Kingdom A Haydon 6 4 2
United Kingdom Frances MacLennan 3 3 South Africa R Schuurman 3 6 6
United Kingdom Pat Wheeler 6 6 United Kingdom P Wheeler 2 0
South Africa Renée Schuurman 7 6 South Africa R Schuurman 6 6
United Kingdom Rita Bentley 5 3 South Africa R Schuurman 0 6 6
Q Republic of Ireland Eleanor O'Neill 2 2 Italy F Gordigiani 6 0 3
Italy Francesca Gordigiani 6 6 Italy F Gordigiani 6 3 6
United Kingdom Pauline Roberts 6 6 United Kingdom P Roberts 2 6 4
United Kingdom Frances Walton 0 4

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 United States Karen Hantze 6 6
France Rosie Darmon 2 2 8 United States K Hantze 6 6
United Kingdom Vivienne Dennis 1 6 6 United Kingdom V Dennis 1 1
Q United Kingdom Judy Tee 6 3 3 8 United States K Hantze 6 6
United Kingdom Robin Blakelock 6 7 Australia E Duldig 3 2
Hungary Márta Peterdy-Wolf 3 5 United Kingdom R Blakelock 1 7
West Germany Renate Ostermann 4 6 2 Australia E Duldig 6 9
Australia Eva Duldig 6 4 6 8 United States K Hantze 6 6
United Kingdom Shirley Brasher 6 3 6 Australia J Lehane 3 2
Netherlands Jenny Seven 0 6 2 United Kingdom S Brasher 0 3
Australia Jan Lehane 6 6 Australia J Lehane 6 6
Soviet Union Anna Dmitrieva 4 0 Australia J Lehane 6 6
France Michelle Bourbonnais 6 5 5 United Kingdom J Mills 1 4
Q Canada Eleanor Dodge 4 7 7 Q Canada E Dodge 4 6 4
United Kingdom Jill Mills 6 6 United Kingdom J Mills 6 1 6
United Kingdom Caroline Yates-Bell 3 4

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Rosemary Deloford 6 8
Australia Nell Hopman 3 6 United Kingdom R Deloford 6 6 6
Q Republic of Ireland Geraldine Houlihan 1 3 United Kingdom A Stroud 8 1 2
United Kingdom Alison Stroud 6 6 United Kingdom R Deloford 1 3
United States Justina Bricka 6 6 United States J Bricka 6 6
Sweden Gudrun Rosin 4 3 United States J Bricka 6 9
United States Donna Floyd 6 6 United States D Floyd 1 7
Soviet Union Valerie Kuzmenko-Titova 1 3 United States J Bricka 4 7
United Kingdom Margaret Lee 7 4 1 7 United Kingdom A Mortimer 6 9
United Kingdom Ilse Davies 5 6 6 United Kingdom I Davies 4 3
United States Carol Hanks 3 3 Austria D Schuster 6 6
Austria Doris Schuster 6 6 Austria D Schuster 2 0
Q United Kingdom Honor Durose 1 12 7 7 United Kingdom A Mortimer 6 6
Q United Kingdom Jenny Wagstaff 6 10 5 Q United Kingdom H Durose 0 0
United Kingdom Joyce Barclay w/o 7 United Kingdom A Mortimer 6 6
7 United Kingdom Angela Mortimer

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States Gwen Thomas 3 6 6
South Africa Merrill Mark 6 1 8 South Africa M Mark 2 3
South Africa Lynne Hutchings 5 6 6 South Africa L Hutchings 6 6
Canada Hana Sladek 7 2 2 South Africa L Hutchings 2 5
Czechoslovakia Věra Suková 6 6 Czechoslovakia V Suková 6 7
West Germany Margot Dittmeyer 0 0 Czechoslovakia V Suková 6 6
South Africa Marlene Gerson 7 7 1 United Kingdom R Illingworth 3 1
United Kingdom Ruth Illingworth 9 5 6 Czechoslovakia V Suková 7 6
Spain Pilar Barril 6 4 5 United States M Arnold 5 2
West Germany Karin Herich 3 6 7 West Germany K Herich 7 6
Norway Tone Schirmer 6 6 Norway T Schirmer 5 2
Australia Joan Gibson 2 4 West Germany K Herich 2 1
United States Mimi Arnold 7 6 United States M Arnold 6 6
United Kingdom Jenny Trewby 5 0 United States M Arnold 7 6
United Kingdom Diane Tuckey 1 2 4 Australia L Turner 5 4
4 Australia Lesley Turner 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Australia Robyn Ebbern 2 6
United Kingdom Liz Starkie 6 8
United Kingdom E Starkie 6 6
West Germany H Schultze 0 1
Q United Kingdom Viola White 6 2
West Germany Helga Schultze 8 6
United Kingdom E Starkie 6 1
5 Mexico Y Ramírez 8 6
United Kingdom Deidre Catt 6 6
United Kingdom Margaret O'Donnell 2 2
United Kingdom D Catt 6 1 3
5 Mexico Y Ramírez 3 6 6
United States Billie Jean Moffitt 9 6 2
5 Mexico Yola Ramírez 11 1 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Carole Rosser 3 6 0
France Florence de la Courtie 6 3 6
France F de la Courtie 6 6
Spain AM Estalella 4 3
Australia Mary Reitano w/o
Spain Ana María Estalella
France F de la Courtie 1 3
1 South Africa S Reynolds 6 6
Italy Lea Pericoli 4 3
Q Canada Susan Butt 6 6
Q Canada S Butt 3 2
1 South Africa S Reynolds 6 6
United Kingdom Lorna Cawthorn 1 0
1 South Africa Sandra Reynolds 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Little, Alan (2010). 2010 Wimbledon Compendium. Wimbledon, London: The All England Lawn Tennis Club. p. 299. ISBN 1899039333. 
  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