1939 Wimbledon Championships

The 1939 Wimbledon Championships took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The tournament was held from Monday 26 June until Saturday 8 July 1939.[1] It was the 59th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1939. Bobby Riggs and Alice Marble won the singles titles.

1939 Wimbledon Championships
Date26 June – 8 July
Edition59th
CategoryGrand Slam
SurfaceGrass
LocationChurch Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
VenueAll England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Bobby Riggs
Women's Singles
United States Alice Marble
Men's Doubles
United States Elwood Cooke / United States Bobby Riggs
Women's Doubles
United States Sarah Fabyan / United States Alice Marble
Mixed Doubles
United States Bobby Riggs / United States Alice Marble
← 1938 · Wimbledon Championships · 1946 →

ChampionsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Bobby Riggs defeated   Elwood Cooke, 2–6, 8–6, 3–6, 6–3, 6–2 [2]

Women's SinglesEdit

  Alice Marble defeated   Kay Stammers, 6–2, 6–0 [3]

Men's DoublesEdit

  Elwood Cooke /   Bobby Riggs defeated   Charles Hare /   Frank Wilde, 6–3, 3–6, 6–3, 9–7 [4]

Women's DoublesEdit

  Sarah Fabyan /   Alice Marble defeated   Helen Jacobs /   Billie Yorke, 6–1, 6–0 [5]

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Bobby Riggs /   Alice Marble defeated   Frank Wilde /   Nina Brown, 9–7, 6–1 [6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. p. 128. ISBN 978-1899039401.
  2. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1939 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1939 U.S. National Championships