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1946 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

Bobby Riggs was the defending champion, but was ineligible to compete after turning professional.

Men's Singles
1946 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionFrance Yvon Petra
Runner-upAustralia Geoff Brown
Final score6–2, 6–4, 7–9, 5–7, 6–4
Details
Draw128
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1939 · Wimbledon Championships · 1947 →

Yvon Petra defeated Geoff Brown in the final, 6–2, 6–4, 7–9, 5–7, 6–4 to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1946 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Contents

SeedsEdit

01.     Dinny Pails (Quarterfinals)
02.     Jack Kramer (Fourth round)
03.     Geoff Brown (Final)
04.     Pancho Segura (Third round)
05.     Yvon Petra (Champion)
06.     Dragutin Mitić (Fourth round)
07.     Franjo Punčec (Quarterfinals)
08.     Lennart Bergelin (Quarterfinals)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1   Dinny Pails 5 5 8 4
5   Yvon Petra 7 7 6 6
5   Yvon Petra 4 4 6 7 8
  Tom Brown 6 6 3 5 6
  Tom Brown 6 8 6
7   Franjo Punčec 2 6 4
5   Yvon Petra 6 6 7 5 6
3   Geoff Brown 2 4 9 7 4
8   Lennart Bergelin 11 9 4
3   Geoff Brown 13 11 6
3   Geoff Brown 6 7 6
  Jaroslav Drobný 4 5 2
  Pierre Pellizza 4 4 4
  Jaroslav Drobný 6 6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   Dinny Pails 6 6 6
  Andrés Hammersley 2 2 0 1   D Pails 6 6 6
  Hubert Wilton 6 6 7   H Wilton 0 4 1
  Henry Billington 4 4 5 1   D Pails 6 6 6
  Don Butler 6 6 6   D Butler 1 4 2
  Doug Scharenguivel 2 1 2   D Butler 6 4 6 4 6
  Frank Mehner 6 6 7   F Mehner 4 6 4 6 4
  Roland Morton 3 1 5 1   D Pails 6 6 7
  Jack Moore 6 6 6   J Patty 2 1 5
  Tommy Anderson 2 4 3   J Moore 1 2 6
  Pierre Geelhand de Merxem 6 6 6   P Geelhand de Merxem 6 6 8
  Buster Andrews 4 3 4   P Geelhand de Merxem 8 1 3 4
  Henri Bolelli 6 6 6   J Patty 6 6 6 6
  Finn Rune Karlsen 3 3 1   H Bolelli 3 6 7
  Budge Patty 4 6 6 6   J Patty 6 8 9
  Jacques Thomas 6 3 2 2

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   Yvon Petra 6 8 7
  Vojtěch Vodička 2 6 5 5   Y Petra 9 6 6
  Josip Palada 6 6 6   J Palada 7 4 0
  Raymond Egan 0 3 4 5   Y Petra 6 6 6
  Adly El Shafei 3 5 6 6 6   A El Shafei 2 2 2
  George Godsell 6 7 3 4 3   A El Shafei 6 6 6
  RW Baker 6 9 6 5 6   RW Baker 3 2 2
  Joseph Clynton-Reed 8 7 2 7 4 5   Y Petra 6 4 6 6
  Torsten Johansson   R Buser 4 6 0 1
  Ken Lo w/o   T Johansson 6 6 3 6
  Peter Hare 1 6 8 2   G Fitt 3 4 6 3
  Gordon Fitt 6 3 10 6   T Johansson 6 6 8 5 4
  René Buser 6 6 3 4 6   R Buser 3 8 10 7 6
  Bobby Meredith 3 4 6 6 2   R Buser 6 6 6
  Georges Gremillet 7 2 7 6   G Gremillet 3 3 4
  Geoffrey Paish 5 6 5 0

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   Pancho Segura 6 6 6
  Tony Clark 1 1 1 4   F Segura 6 6 6
  John Comery 1 7 6 6 7   J Comery 1 1 1
  Sanford Webster 6 9 3 1 5 4   F Segura 6 3 3 3
  Tom Brown 6 10 6   T Brown 4 6 6 6
  Murray Deloford 4 8 2   T Brown 6 6 6
  Roland Carter 6 6 11   R Carter 1 4 1
  Claude Lister 4 4 9   T Brown 6 6 6
  Josef Šíba 2 4 6 6 6   A Mottram 1 1 3
  Hans Huonder 6 6 1 4 3   J Šíba 6 1 8 4
  Tony Mottram 6 6 6   A Mottram 3 6 10 6
  Stefán László 2 1 1   A Mottram 6 6 6
  Jacques Van den Eynde 6 6 4 4 6   J Van den Eynde 3 1 2
  Robert Abdesselam 4 1 6 6 1   J Van den Eynde 6 7 7 6
  Frank Wilde 3 6 0 6 6   F Wilde 2 5 9 3
  Dennis Slack 6 2 6 3 3

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   Franjo Punčec 6 6 6
  Gwyn Tuckett 2 2 3 7   F Punčec 6 6 6
  Jaanik Ipsen 7 6 6   J Ipsen 1 3 0
  George McVeagh 5 4 3 7   F Punčec 6 6 5 6
  Enrique Buse 2 7 6 4 6   F Vrba 3 0 7 3
  Francis Wallis 6 5 4 6 2   E Buse 6 3 4 3
  Ferdinand Vrba 6 2 6 6   F Vrba 4 6 6 6
  Guy Cooper 3 6 0 3 7   F Punčec 6 6 6
  Kho Sin-Kie 6 6 6   A van Swol 1 2 2
  Paul Féret 4 1 4   S-K Kho 6 4 6 7
  Alan Coldham 6 6 6   A Coldham 1 6 4 5
  Derek Bocquet 1 1 2   S-K Kho 6 4 2 5
  Jack Harper 6 6 6   A van Swol 1 6 6 7
  Léopold de Borman 2 2 2   J Harper 6 6 4 6 0
  Hans van Swol 6 6 6   A van Swol 4 8 6 4 6
  Bob Tinkler 1 3 4

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Derrick Leyland 6 6 6
  JE Slater 3 4 3   D Leyland 1 1 10
  Jacques Sanglier 6 6 6   J Sanglier 6 6 12
  Johan Haanes 2 4 4   J Sanglier 7 6 4 1 7
  Bill Robertson 6 5 6 6   W Robertson 5 2 6 6 5
  Boebi van Meegeren 4 7 2 2   W Robertson 4 8 6 4 6
  Cyril Kemp 6 6 0 11 6   C Kemp 6 6 4 6 0
  Choy Wai-Chuen 4 4 6 13 2   J Sanglier 2 4 1
  Derrick Barton 6 6 6 8   L Bergelin 6 6 6
  Christian Grandet 2 4 3   D Barton 6 8 6
  Arnold England 6 6 7   A England 3 6 2
  John Drinkall 4 1 5   D Barton 8 3 4
  Maurice Lucking 6 6 3 6 8 8   L Bergelin 10 6 6
  Dennis Coombe 8 4 6 2 6   M Lucking 0 0 0
  Philippe Washer 4 6 1 6 5 8   L Bergelin 6 6 6
8   Lennart Bergelin 6 3 6 2 7

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Bernard Destremau 7 8 4 6
  Josef Caska 5 6 6 0   B Destremau 6 6 6
  Jack Darkins 4 6 6 7   J Darkins 1 0 3
  Mahmoud Talaat 6 3 2 5   B Destremau 6 0 2 8
  Enrique Morea 6 6 8   E Morea 2 6 6 10
  Harold Marsland 3 3 6   E Morea 6 6 6
  Jost Spitzer 6 6 6   J Spitzer 2 1 2
  Bobby Nicoll 2 1 3   E Morea 2 1 3
  Stanley Drobac 5 2 7 6 7 3   G Brown 6 6 6
  Fergus Davidson 7 6 5 4 5   S Drobac 2 1 3
  Ernest Wittmann 6 6 6   E Wittmann 6 6 6
  Frank Beeman 1 2 2   E Wittmann 0 0 2
  Harry Marriner 4 6 6 6 3   G Brown 6 6 6
  DA Clayton 6 0 2 0   H Marriner 0 0 1
  Brian Burnett 0 3 0 3   G Brown 6 6 6
3   Geoff Brown 6 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Herman David 8 9 6
  Derek Hardwick 6 7 2   H David 4 11 3 6 3
  Ivo Rinkel 7 6 6   I Rinkel 6 9 6 4 6
  Tim Lewis 5 4 4   I Rinkel 2 2 2
  Pierre Pellizza 6 6 6   P Pellizza 6 6 6
  RC Smith 2 1 0   P Pellizza 4 4 6 6 6
  Harry Hopman 6 6 6   H Hopman 6 6 3 4 1
  Andre Najar 4 0 2   P Pellizza 7 3 7 6 6
  Roger Dubuc 6   D Mitić 9 6 5 4 2
  Maksymiljan Stolarow w/o   R Dubuc 6 7 6
  Cecil Betts 6 6 6   C Betts 2 5 0
  John Cope 3 1 2   R Dubuc 2 4 3
  Donald MacPhail 6 6 6 6   D Mitić 6 6 6
  Henri Pellizza 2 3 2   D MacPhail 6 3 0 2
  John Wilkinson 1 2 0 6   D Mitić 2 6 6 6
6   Dragutin Mitić 6 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Czesław Spychała 6 6 9
  Jimmy Jones 1 4 7   C Spychała 4 4 2
  Jaroslav Drobný 6 6 6   J Drobný 6 6 6
  Eric Filby 4 2 3   J Drobný 6 6 6
  Headley Baxter 6 6 6   J Peten 2 2 3
  Gaston Medecin 1 0 3   H Baxter 5 6 2
  Jacques Peten 6 8 7   J Peten 7 8 6
  Hans Pfaff 3 6 5   J Drobný 2 17 6 3 6
  Ignacy Tłoczyński 6 4 6 6 2   J Kramer 6 15 3 6 3
  Jean Lesueur 2 6 3 4   I Tłoczyński 6 6 6
  Cliff Hovell 6 6 6   C Hovell 3 2 1
  Howard Walton 3 4 4   I Tłoczyński 1 0 0
  Ted Avory 6 6 6 2   J Kramer 6 6 6
  Helge Johansen 3 2 1   E Avory 1 1 0
  Dick Sandys 0 2 0 2   J Kramer 6 6 6
2   Jack Kramer 6 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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