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1946 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

Pauline Betz defeated Louise Brough in the final, 6–2, 6–4 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1946 Wimbledon Championships.[1] Alice Marble was the defending champion, but was ineligible to compete after turning professional.

Women's Singles
1946 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionUnited States Pauline Betz
Runner-upUnited States Louise Brough
Final score6–2, 6–4
Details
Draw96
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1939 · Wimbledon Championships · 1947 →

SeedsEdit

01.     Pauline Betz (Champion)
02.     Margaret Osborne (Semifinals)
03.     Louise Brough (Final)
04.     Kay Menzies (Quarterfinals)
05.     Dorothy Bundy (Semifinals)
06.     Jean Bostock (Quarterfinals)
07.     Doris Hart (Quarterfinals)
08.     Simone Lafargue (Fourth round)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Pauline Betz 6 6
  Joan Curry 0 3
1   Pauline Betz 6 6
5   Dorothy Bundy 2 3
4   Kay Menzies 6 1 3
5   Dorothy Bundy 4 6 6
1   Pauline Betz 6 6
3   Louise Brough 2 4
6   Jean Bostock 1 2
3   Louise Brough 6 6
3   Louise Brough 8 7
2   Margaret Osborne 6 5
7   Doris Hart 7 4 4
2   Margaret Osborne 5 6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   Pauline Betz 6 6
  Josane de Meulemeester 3 1
1   P Betz 6 6
  J Gannon 1 0
  Joy Gannon 6 6
  Jean Poynder 2 2
1   P Betz 6 6
  V Cooper 1 0
  Valerie Cooper 6 8
  YL Webster 1 6
  V Cooper 0 7 6
  A McKelvie 6 5 4
  Gay Chandler 5 4
  Alex McKelvie 7 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   Simone Lafargue 6 6
  Jadwiga Jędrzejowska 4 4
8   S Lafargue 6 7
  J Morgan 1 5
  Janet Morgan 5 9 6
  Sally Lister 7 7 3
8   S Lafargue 3 3
  J Curry 6 6
  Joopy van der Wal 6 5 4
  Helena Straubeová 1 7 6
  H Straubeová 0 2
  J Curry 6 6
  Joan Curry 6 6
  Joanna Russocki 1 1

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   Kay Menzies 6 6
  Patsy O'Connell 1 1 4   K Menzies 6 6
  Yvonne Law 6 6   Y Law 3 1
  Georgie Woodgate 1 3 4   K Menzies 6 6
  Billie Yorke 6 6   B Yorke 1 2
  Betty Wilford 2 2   B Yorke 6 6
  Freda Hammersley w/o   Mrs LM Godefroy 2 2
  Mrs LM Godefroy 4   K Menzies 6 6
  Mary Chamberlain 1 4   N Macpherson-Grant 0 2
  Nancy Macpherson-Grant 6 6   N Macpherson-Grant 6 2 6
  Audrey Wenyon 6 5 6   A Wenyon 3 6 1
  Pamela Goodwyn 1 7 4   N Macpherson-Grant 3 6 6
  Dorrit Herbst 6 6   Y Vincart 6 2 4
  Milly Vagn-Nielsen 3 2   D Herbst 6 2 0
  Eileen Porter 4 6 4   Y Vincart 1 6 6
  Yvonne Vincart 6 3 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   Dorothy Bundy 6 6
  Evelyn Murdock 0 1 5   D Bundy 6 6
  Audrey Osborne 4 2   E Passingham 4 1
  Betty Passingham 6 6 5   D Bundy 9 6
  Betty Couper 1 1   K Winthrop 7 0
  Truid Blaisse 6 6   G Blaisse 6 0 1
  Katherine Winthrop 6 6   K Winthrop 2 6 6
  Nora Maingay 0 1 5   D Bundy 6 6
  Doreen Litherland 3 4   B Nuthall 3 2
  Molly Lincoln 6 6   M Lincoln 2 6 6
  Sheila Kenyon 6 6   S Kenyon 6 2 3
  Molly James 3 4   M Lincoln 1 6 1
  Betty Coutts 6 3 6   B Nuthall 6 4 6
  Audrey Roberts 2 6 3   B Coutts 0 5
  Simonne Mathieu 5 6 6   B Nuthall 6 7
  Betty Nuthall 7 3 8

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Nancy Glover 7 6
  Stella Mason 5 0   N Glover 7 0 3
  Gladys Lines 6 6   G Lines 5 6 6
  Doris Heppenstall 4 4   G Lines 8 1 2
  Louise Anderson 1 1   M Vivian 6 6 6
  Peggy Vivian 6 6   M Vivian 6 6
  Jacqueline Marcellin 2 4   J Quertier 0 3
  Jean Quertier 6 6   M Vivian 0 1
  Peggy Knight 1 3 6   J Bostock 6 6
  Effie Peters 6 6   E Peters 5 6 4
  Micheline Inglebert 6 6   M Inglebert 7 2 6
  Nancy Liebert 4 2   M Inglebert 2 2
  Billie Woodgate 4 7 6 6   J Bostock 6 6
  Peggy Dawson-Scott 6 5 4   R Woodgate 0 3
  Edith Sutz 1 4 6   J Bostock 6 6
6   Jean Bostock 6 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Susan Powell 6 11
  Betty Uber 1 9   S Powell 6 3 2
  Thelma Jarvis 1 3   M Halford 3 6 6
  Mary Halford 6 6   M Halford 6 6 7
  Edie Luxton 4 0   C Boegner 8 4 5
  Colette Boegner 6 6   C Boegner 6 6
  Jean MacNair 3 0   J Strawson 0 1
  Joan Strawson 6 6   M Halford 1 3
  Pat Todd 6 4 6 3   L Brough 6 6
  Vera Dace 1 6 4   P Todd 6 6
  Elsa Haylock 8 4 6   E Haylock 1 0
  RM Mechel 6 6 1   P Todd 6 7 1
  Nelly Landry 7 1 6 3   L Brough 2 9 6
  Madzy Couquerque 5 6 3   N Landry 2 1
  Alison Burton w/o 3   L Brough 6 6
3   Louise Brough

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Patsy Rodgers 6 2 2
  Gem Hoahing 2 6 6
  C Hoahing 2 6 1
  B Carris 6 1 6
  Rosemary Mobbs 7 6 2
  Bea Carris 5 8 6
  B Carris 8 2 2
7   D Hart 6 6 6
  Pearl Panton 7 6
  Mary Belin 5 3
  P Panton 1 4
7   D Hart 6 6
  Joan Ingram 0 1
7   Doris Hart 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Jacqueline Patorni 6 6
  Nel Hermsen 2 1
  J Patorni 3 2
  E Hilton 6 6
  Betty Hilton 6 6
  Margaret Lewis 3 2
  E Hilton 1 1
2   M Osborne 6 6
  Suzanne Pannetier 6 6
  Miriamme de Borman 4 0
  S Pannetier 0 0
2   M Osborne 6 6
  Wendy Stork 2 0
2   Margaret Osborne 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