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1946 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles

Sarah Fabyan and Alice Marble were the defending champion, but were ineligible to compete after turning professional.

Women's Doubles
1946 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionsUnited States Louise Brough
United States Margaret Osborne
Runners-upUnited States Pauline Betz
United States Doris Hart
Final score6–3, 2–6, 6–3
Details
Draw48
Seeds4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1939 · Wimbledon Championships · 1947 →

Louise Brough and Margaret Osborne defeated Pauline Betz and Doris Hart in the final, 6–3, 2–6, 6–3 to win the Ladies' Doubles tennis title at the 1946 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Contents

SeedsEdit

01.     Louise Brough /   Margaret Osborne (Champions)
02.     Pauline Betz /   Doris Hart (Final)
03.     Jean Bostock /   Kay Menzies (Semifinals)
04.     Dorothy Bundy /   Pat Todd (Semifinals)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
2   Pauline Betz
  Doris Hart
6 6
  Simonne Mathieu
  Billie Yorke
4 2
2   Pauline Betz
  Doris Hart
3 6 6
3   Jean Bostock
  Kay Menzies
6 3 4
3   Jean Bostock
  Kay Menzies
6 6
  Simone Lafargue
  Vera Dace
1 1
2   Pauline Betz
  Doris Hart
3 6 3
1   Louise Brough
  Margaret Osborne
6 2 6
  Betty Nuthall
  Peggy Vivian
2 3
4   Dorothy Bundy
  Pat Todd
6 6
4   Dorothy Bundy
  Pat Todd
4 2
1   Louise Brough
  Margaret Osborne
6 6
  Molly Lincoln
  Betty Passingham
1 1
1   Louise Brough
  Margaret Osborne
6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
2   Pauline Betz
  Doris Hart
7 6
  Joan Ingram
  Jean Quertier
5 4
2   P Betz
  D Hart
6 6
  M James
  N Liebert
4 0
  Molly James
  Nancy Liebert
6 6
  Babs Lermitte
  Patsy Rodgers
3 3
2   P Betz
  D Hart
6 6
  S Mathieu
  B Yorke
4 2
  Joy Gannon
  Nancy Glover
w/o
  Betty Coutts
  Pearl Panton
  B Coutts
  P Panton
6 6 1
  S Mathieu
  B Yorke
8 4 6
  Margaret Lewis
  Eileen Porter
7 2
  Simonne Mathieu
  Billie Yorke
9 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3   Jean Bostock
  Kay Stammers
7 6
  Mary Halford
  Patsy O'Connell
5 1 3   J Bostock
  K Menzies
6 6
  Gem Hoahing
  Yvonne Law
3 7 4   G Chandler
  B Couper
3 3
  Gay Chandler
  Betty Couper
6 5 6 2   J Bostock
  K Menzies
6 6
  Truid Blaisse
  Madzy Couquerque
7 3 6   G Blaisse
  M Couquerque
2 3
  Bea Carris
  Josane de Meulemeester
5 6 3   G Blaisse
  M Couquerque
5 9 6
  Dorrit Herbst
  Liesl Herbst
3 3   V Cooper
  M Parker
7 7 2
  Valerie Cooper
  Margot Parker
6 6 3   J Bostock
  K Menzies
6 6
  Audrey Osborne
  Gertrude Valentine-Brown
6 7   S Lafargue
  V Dace
1 1
  Micheline Inglebert
  Jacqueline Marcellin
2 5   A Osborne
  G Valentine-Brown
6 6
  Mary Belin
  Katherine Winthrop
6 5 6   M Belin
  K Winthrop
2 2
  Gladys Lines
  Audrey Roberts
3 7 2   A Osborne
  G Valentine-Brown
6 2
  Simone Lafargue
  Vera Dace
6 6   S Lafargue
  V Dace
8 6
  Peggy Knight
  Enid Sutton
3 4   S Lafargue
  V Dace
6 6
  Penny Durlac
  Joan Strawson
6 6   P Durlac
  J Strawson
4 3
  Joey David
  Joanna Russocki
3 1

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Colette Boegner
  Nelly Landry
6 6
  Nel Hermsen
  Joopy van der Wal
3 2   C Boegner
  N Landry
7 6
  Edie Luxton
  Nancy Macpherson-Grant
2 6 6   E Luxton
  N Macpherson-Grant
5 2
  Yvonne Vincart
  Miriamme de Borman
6 0 3   C Boegner
  N Landry
2 4
  ID Edwards
  Milly Vagn-Nielsen
w/o   B Nuthall
  M Vivian
6 6
  Jadwiga Jędrzejowska
  Effie Peters
  J Jędrzejowska
  E Peters
2 4
  Freda Hammersley
  Betty Hilton
w/o   B Nuthall
  M Vivian
6 6
  Betty Nuthall
  Peggy Vivian
  B Nuthall
  M Vivian
2 3
  Ermyntrude Harvey
  Susan Powell
4 4 4   D Bundy
  P Todd
6 6
  Alex McKelvie
  Jean Poynder
6 6   A McKelvie
  J Poynder
6 6
  Doris Heppenstall
  Mrs CH Wright
6 6   D Heppenstall
  Mrs CH Wright
4 4
  Janet Morgan
  Wendy Stork
2 2   A McKelvie
  J Poynder
3 3
  Margaret Mellows
  Rosemary Mobbs
6 6 4   D Bundy
  P Todd
6 6
  Sonia Mavrogordato
  Madie Moss
3 3   M Mellows
  R Mobbs
3 0
  Suzanne Pannetier
  Jacqueline Patorni
4 3 4   D Bundy
  P Todd
6 6
4   Dorothy Bundy
  Pat Todd
6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Billie Woodgate
  Georgie Woodgate
3 3
  Molly Lincoln
  Betty Passingham
6 6
  M Lincoln
  E Passingham
6 4 6
  P Dawson-Scott
  T Jarvis
4 6 4
  Peggy Dawson-Scott
  Thelma Jarvis
6 6
  Mildred Freeman
  Gladys Southam
1 4
  M Lincoln
  E Passingham
1 1
1   L Brough
  M Osborne
6 6 1
  Sheila Kenyon
  Sally Lister
6 6
  A Massie
  DL Mollison
2 1
  S Kenyon
  S Lister
0 0
1   L Brough
  M Osborne
6 6
  Elsa Haylock
  Betty Uber
2 0
1   Louise Brough
  Margaret Osborne
6 6

The nationalities of Miss A Massie and Miss DL Mollison are 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