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1946 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Doubles

Elwood Cooke and Bobby Riggs were the defending champions, but were ineligible to compete after turning professional.

Men's Doubles
1946 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionsUnited States Tom Brown
United States Jack Kramer
Runners-upAustralia Geoff Brown
Australia Dinny Pails
Final score6–4, 6–4, 6–2
Details
Draw64
Seeds4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1939 · Wimbledon Championships · 1947 →

Tom Brown and Jack Kramer defeated Geoff Brown and Dinny Pails in the final, 6–4, 6–4, 6–2 to win the Gentlemen' Doubles tennis title at the 1946 Wimbledon Championship.[1][2]

Contents

SeedsEdit

01.     Geoff Brown /   Dinny Pails (Final)
02.     Tom Brown /   Jack Kramer (Champions)
03.     Dragutin Mitić /   Josip Palada (Semifinals)
04.     Bernard Destremau /   Yvon Petra (Third round)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1   Geoff Brown
  Dinny Pails
6 8 6
  Henri Bolelli
  Pierre Pellizza
4 6 3
1   Geoff Brown
  Dinny Pails
6 6 6
3   Dragutin Mitić
  Josip Palada
2 4 3
3   Dragutin Mitić
  Josip Palada
6 6 6
  Cecil Betts
  Cliff Hovell
3 3 2
1   Geoff Brown
  Dinny Pails
4 4 2
2   Tom Brown
  Jack Kramer
6 6 6
  Budge Patty
  Pancho Segura
6 6 5 8
  Ivo Rinkel
  Hans van Swol
2 4 7 6
  Budge Patty
  Pancho Segura
3 3 3
2   Tom Brown
  Jack Kramer
6 6 6
  Lennart Bergelin
  Torsten Johansson
1 6 4 0
2   Tom Brown
  Jack Kramer
6 3 6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   Geoff Brown
  Dinny Pails
6 6 6
  Frank Beeman
  Stanley Drobac
2 4 1 1   G Brown
  D Pails
6 6 6
  Buster Andrews
  Dennis Coombe
8 6 6 7 6   E Andrews
  D Coombe
1 1 1
  Claude Lister
  WM Martin
10 4 2 9 3 1   G Brown
  D Pails
6 6 6
  Freddie Della Porta
  Leslie Walter
4 8 4   C Spychała
  I Tłoczyński
2 3 4
  Frank Mehner
  JE Slater
6 10 6   F Mehner
  JE Slater
4 2 2
  Czesław Spychała
  Ignacy Tłoczyński
8 6 6   C Spychała
  I Tłoczyński
6 6 6
  Edward Hansom
  Harold Marsland
6 2 3 1   G Brown
  D Pails
6 8 6
  Enrique Buse
  Maurice Lucking
4 7 4   H Bolelli
  P Pellizza
4 6 3
  Léopold de Borman
  Jacques Van den Eynde
6 9 6   L de Borman
  J Van den Eynde
3 7 4 6 8
  Henry Billington
  John Olliff
6 6 6   H Billington
  J Olliff
6 5 6 4 6
  Eric Filby
  Donald MacPhail
4 2 2   L de Borman
  J Van den Eynde
2 3 2
  Henri Bolelli
  Pierre Pellizza
6 6 6   H Bolelli
  P Pellizza
6 6 6
  Raymond Egan
  FW Peard
2 1 3   H Bolelli
  P Pellizza
6 6 6
  Derek Hardwick
  Peter Hare
14 3 2 2   E Avory
  E Peters
1 1 2
  Ted Avory
  Eric Peters
12 6 6 6

The nationality of FW Peard is unknown.

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3   Dragutin Mitić
  Josip Palada
6 6 8
  Brian Burnett
  Peter Young
2 2 6 3   D Mitić
  J Palada
6 6 6
  Roland Carter
  Charles Kingsley
6 6 6   R Carter
  C Kingsley
1 3 1
  Bill Robertson
  John Wilkinson
4 2 3 3   D Mitić
  J Palada
2 9 7 3 6
  Paul Féret
  Jean Lesueur
6 5 6 3   J Caska
  J Drobný
6 7 5 6 4
  Josef Caska
  Jaroslav Drobný
3 7 8 6   J Caska
  J Drobný
6 6 9
  Andrés Hammersley
  Enrique Morea
w/o   A Coldham
  H Weatherall
1 2 7
  Alan Coldham
  Henry Weatherall
3   D Mitić
  J Palada
6 6 6
  Cecil Betts
  Cliff Hovell
6 6 8 1 6   C Betts
  C Hovell
3 3 2
  Johan Haanes
  Ferdinand Vrba
8 4 6 6 3   C Betts
  C Hovell
6 6 6
  CF Duncan
  Maksymiljan Stolarow
w/o   J Ipsen
  H Johansen
2 3 4
  Jaanik Ipsen
  Helge Johansen
  C Betts
  C Hovell
6 6 6
  JK Hamilton
  Derrick Leyland
6 6 6   JK Hamilton
  D Leyland
2 2 3
  Vladimir Landau
  Gaston Medecin
2 0 1   JK Hamilton
  D Leyland
  Hans Pfaff
  Jost Spitzer
7 5 6 6   H Pfaff
  J Spitzer
w/o
  Bernard Neal
  Bobby Thorn
5 7 2 2

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Budge Patty
  Pancho Segura
7 6 8
  Herman David
  Ernest Wittmann
5 1 6   J Patty
  P Segura
6 6 6
  Bill Manby
  Gwyn Tuckett
  N Manby
  G Tuckett
2 0 3
  Hendrik Timmer
  Hubert Wilton
w/o   J Patty
  P Segura
6 5 5 8 6
  Derrick Barton
  Geoffrey Paish
6 6 6   D Barton
  G Paish
2 7 7 6 1
  Cyril Kemp
  George McVeagh
0 3 2   D Barton
  G Paish
6 6 6
  Jacques Sanglier
  Jacques Thomas
6 6 6   J Sanglier
  J Thomas
4 4 4
  Tommy Anderson
  DA Clayton
3 3 1   J Patty
  P Segura
6 6 5 8
  Ivo Rinkel
  Hans van Swol
9 6 6   I Rinkel
  A van Swol
2 4 7 6
  René Buser
  Hans Huonder
7 3 4   I Rinkel
  A van Swol
6 5 6 6
  Georges Gremillet
  Henri Pellizza
6 6 6   G Gremillet
  H Pellizza
1 7 3 2
  Guy Cooper
  Bob Tinkler
4 3 3   I Rinkel
  A van Swol
6 6 8 6
  Robert Abdesselam
  Roger Dubuc
11 1 7 6 4   B Destremau
  Y Petra
2 8 6 4
  Jack Harper
  Jack Warboys
9 6 5 3   R Abdesselam
  R Dubuc
3 2 4
  Jimmy Hunt
  Colin Ritchie
1 2 4 4   B Destremau
  Y Petra
6 6 6
4   Bernard Destremau
  Yvon Petra
6 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Murray Deloford
  Jimmy Jones
3 6 2 1
  Pierre Geelhand de Merxem
  Philippe Washer
6 2 6 6   P Geelhand de Merxem
  P Washer
3 7 4
  Lennart Bergelin
  Torsten Johansson
6 6 6   L Bergelin
  T Johansson
6 9 6
  Adli El Shafei
  Mahmoud Talaat
4 2 3   L Bergelin
  T Johansson
8 6 3 4 6
  Choy Wai-Chuen
  Kho Sin-Kie
6 4 4 3   D Butler
  F Wilde
6 4 6 6 2
  Don Butler
  Frank Wilde
0 6 6 6   D Butler
  F Wilde
6 6 6
  Leonard Brooke Edwards
  Joseph Clynton-Reed
4 6 2 0   L Cater
  F Wallis
3 1 2
  Leslie Cater
  Francis Wallis
6 4 6 6   L Bergelin
  T Johansson
1 6 4 0
  Tony Mottram
  Bobby Nicoll
6 3 6 6 2   T Brown
  J Kramer
6 3 6 6
  Tony Clark
  Tim Lewis
1 6 3 2   A Mottram
  R Nicoll
6 6 6
  Harry Marriner
  C Webb
2 6 1 2   G Fitt
  RC Smith
2 0 1
  Gordon Fitt
  RC Smith
6 4 6 6   A Mottram
  R Nicoll
1 4 4
  John Comery
  Dick Sandys
2 1 4 2   T Brown
  J Kramer
6 6 6
  Josef Šíba
  Vojtěch Vodička
6 6 6   J Šíba
  V Vodička
2 1 2
  RW Baker
  Tim Miles
0 1 2 2   T Brown
  J Kramer
6 6 6
2   Tom Brown
  Jack Kramer
6 6 6

The nationality of C Webb is unknown.

ReferencesEdit

  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 linksEdit

  • [1] Source for the draw at Wimbledon.com