1928 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

Helen Wills successfully defended her title, defeating Lilí de Álvarez in the final, 6–2, 6–3 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1928 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Women's Singles
1928 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionUnited States Helen Wills
Runner-upSpain Lilí de Álvarez
Final score6–2, 6–3
Details
Draw80 (10Q)
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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SeedsEdit

01.     Helen Wills (Champion)
02.     Lilí de Álvarez (Final)
03.     Eileen Bennett (Quarterfinals)
04.     Elizabeth Ryan (Semifinals)
05.     Kea Bouman (Third round)
06.     Phoebe Watson (Quarterfinals)
07.     Cilly Aussem (Quarterfinals)
08.     Helen Jacobs (Third round)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Helen Wills 6 6
6   Phoebe Watson 3 0
1   Helen Wills 6 6
4   Elizabeth Ryan 1 1
4   Elizabeth Ryan 6 4 6
  Helene Nicolopoulos 1 6 2
1   Helen Wills 6 6
2   Lilí de Álvarez 2 3
2   Lilí de Álvarez 7 6
7   Cilly Aussem 5 2
2   Lilí de Álvarez 6 6
  Daphne Akhurst 3 0
3   Eileen Bennett 6 3 2
  Daphne Akhurst 2 6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   Helen Wills 6 6
  Elsie Goldsack 2 1
1   H Wills 6 6
  V Gallay 0 0
  Inga Sperling 4 6 3
  Violette Gallay 6 0 6
1   H Wills 6 6
  E Harvey 2 3
  Mrs HV Edwards 2 1
  Ermyntrude Harvey 6 6
  E Harvey 6 6
Q   P Mudford 2 2
Q   Phyllis Mudford 6 3 7
  Elizabeth Macready 2 6 5

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6   Phoebe Watson 6 6
Q   Beatrice Feltham 2 2
6   P Watson 6 6
  M O'Hara Wood 0 1
  Mence Canters 1 2
  Meryl O'Hara Wood 6 6
6   P Watson 6 6
  A Edgington 0 0
  Dorothy Shaw 2 6 2
  Aurea Edgington 6 1 6
  A Edgington 7 6 8
  E Hoffman 9 1 6
  Madge Slaney 6 6 4
  Ellen Hoffman 2 8 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   Elizabeth Ryan 6 6
  Kathleen Bridge 1 4
4   E Ryan 6 6
  J Gallay 4 1
  Betty Dix 2 6 4
  Jacqueline Gallay 6 4 6
4   E Ryan 6 6
  E Boyd 0 2
  Esna Boyd 6 10
  Gwen Sterry 3 8
  E Boyd 6 6
Q   H Evelyn-Jones 0 1
  Madge List 4 2
Q   H Evelyn-Jones 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   Kea Bouman 6 7
  Claire Beckingham 2 5 5   K Bouman 6 6
  Paula von Reznicek 6 6   P von Reznicek 3 2
Q   Dorothy Anderson 1 4 5   K Bouman 10 6
  Effie Hemmant 6 3 3   H Nicolopoulos 12 8
  Sylvia Lumley-Ellis 4 6 6   S Lumley-Ellis 2 1
  Marguerite Bordes 4 4   H Nicolopoulos 6 6
  Helene Nicolopoulos 6 6   H Nicolopoulos 5 6 6
  Cristobel Hardie 4 4 Q   N Trentham 7 2 1
  Penelope Anderson 6 6   P Anderson 6 6
  Mary Davies   M Davies 2 4
  Josefine von Lobkowitz w/o   P Anderson 6 4 4
Q   Naomi Trentham 6 6 8 Q   N Trentham 3 6 6
Q   Dorothy Round 2 8 6 Q   N Trentham 6 4 6
  Betty Nuthall w/o   P Whitley 2 6 4
  Phyllis Whitley

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
2   Lilí de Álvarez 6 6
  Joan Lycett 2 2 2   E de Álvarez 4 6 7
  Mabel Mavrogordato 3 0   P Covell 6 3 5
  Phyllis Covell 6 6 2   E de Álvarez 6 6
  Peggy Saunders 5 4   E Colyer 4 4
  Evelyn Colyer 7 6   E Colyer 4 6 6
Q   Doreen Busby w/o   J Fry 6 3 4
  Joan Fry 2   E de Álvarez 9 6
  CJ Tyrrell 8 3 0   L Bickerton 7 4
  Madzy Couquerque 6 6 6   M Couquerque 4 2
  Mary Cambridge 2 0   E Rose 6 6
  Eleanor Rose 6 6   E Rose 3 1
  Molla Mallory 3 6 4   L Bickerton 6 6
  Louie Bickerton 6 4 6   L Bickerton 6 6
  Josane Sigart 9 4   D Gordon 1 4
  Davinia Gordon 11 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   Cilly Aussem 6 6
  Violet Chamberlain 2 4
7   C Aussem 6 7
  P Satterthwaite 4 5
  R Watson 6 5 3
  Phyllis Satterthwaite 4 7 6
7   C Aussem 6 4 6
  J Strawson 1 6 1
Q   Kate Anningson 0 2
  Winifred Beamish 6 6
  W Beamish 6 1 1
  J Strawson 4 6 6
Q   Vera Marshall 2 3
  Joan Strawson 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3   Eileen Bennett 6 9
  Dorothy Shepherd-Barron 3 7
3   E Bennett 6 6
  M McIlquham 3 3
  Irmgard Rost 2 4
  Mary McIlquham 6 6
3   E Bennett 6 6
  JL Colegate 3 2
  Agnes Tuckey 2 1
  JL Colegate 6 6
  JL Colegate 6 7
  L Valerio 2 5
  Lucia Valerio 6 6
  Mrs Bruce-May 3 0

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   Helen Jacobs 6 6
  Joan Ridley 0 2
8   H Jacobs 8 1 6
  D Akhurst 6 6 8
  Helen Bourne 4 2
  Daphne Akhurst 6 6
  D Akhurst 6 8 6
  E Haylock 4 10 0
  Yvonne Bourgeois 4 6 4
  Elsa Haylock 6 4 6
  E Haylock 10 6
  E Clarke 8 0
  Enid Clarke 6 6
Q   Beatrice Brown 0 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.
  2. ^ Helen Wills - Still Supreme 1928. Wimbledon, London.: British Pathé. 12 July 1928. Film id 732.26.

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