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1947 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

Yvon Petra was the defending champion, but lost in the quarterfinals to Tom Brown.

Men's Singles
1947 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionUnited States Jack Kramer
Runner-upUnited States Tom Brown
Final score6–1, 6–3, 6–2
Details
Draw128 (10Q)
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1946 · Wimbledon Championships · 1948 →

Jack Kramer defeated Brown in the final, 6–1, 6–3, 6–2 to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1947 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Contents

SeedsEdit

01.     Jack Kramer (Champion)
02.     John Bromwich (Fourth round)
03.     Tom Brown (Final)
04.     Dinny Pails (Semifinals)
05.     Geoff Brown (Quarterfinals)
06.     Jaroslav Drobný (Quarterfinals)
07.     Yvon Petra (Quarterfinals)
08.     Bob Falkenburg (Quarterfinals)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
  Budge Patty 3 6 7 6 6
6   Jaroslav Drobný 6 4 9 2 3
  Budge Patty 3 3 3
3   Tom Brown 6 6 6
3   Tom Brown 7 6 6
7   Yvon Petra 5 2 4
3   Tom Brown 1 3 2
1   Jack Kramer 6 6 6
8   Bob Falkenburg 6 6 3 0 2
4   Dinny Pails 4 4 6 6 6
4   Dinny Pails 1 6 1 0
1   Jack Kramer 6 3 6 6
5   Geoff Brown 0 1 3
1   Jack Kramer 6 6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
2   John Bromwich 6 6 6
  Jost Spitzer 1 2 4 2   J Bromwich 6 6 11
  Lennart Bergelin 6 6 6   L Bergelin 0 4 9
  Dick Guise 2 3 1 2   J Bromwich 6 6 6
  Paddy Roberts 1 1 4   B Destremau 1 1 1
  Bernard Destremau 6 6 6   B Destremau 4 6 4 6 6
Q   Tony Starte 5 3 4   C Kemp 6 3 6 3 4
  Cyril Kemp 7 6 6 2   J Bromwich 4 6 4 6 4
  Budge Patty 4 6 3 6 6   J Patty 6 0 6 1 6
  Bill Sidwell 6 3 6 2 3   J Patty 7 1 6 5 6
  Atri Madan Mohan 6 6 6   AM Mohan 5 6 2 7 3
Q   Dick Sandys 2 4 3   J Patty 6 6 3 6
  Nils-Erik Hessen 2 4 2   D Barton 3 4 6 1
  Derrick Barton 6 6 6   D Barton 3 6 6 6
  Gordon Fitt 4 5 3   H Billington 6 2 2 1
  Henry Billington 6 7 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6   Jaroslav Drobný 7 7 6
  Pancho Segura 5 5 3 6   J Drobný 6 6 6
  Jimmay Mehta 6 3 3 9 6   J Mehta 2 1 2
  Jacques Sanglier 1 6 6 7 3 6   J Drobný 6 6 6
  Cam Malfroy 1 6 1   W Skonecki 3 1 3
  Yehuda Finkelkraut 6 8 6   Y Finkelkraut 0 4 3
  Tibor Frigyesy 6 3 4 3   W Skonecki 6 6 6
  Władysław Skonecki 4 6 6 6 6   J Drobný
Q   Warwick Shute 3 7 0   E Morea w/o
  Jacques Peten 6 9 6   J Peten 6 6 6 6
Q   Geoff Emmett 2 2 1   A Najar 8 1 2 2
  Andre Najar 6 6 6   J Peten 6 2 3 3
  Luis Carles 4 0 3   E Morea 1 6 6 6
  Ron McKenzie 6 6 6   R McKenzie 6 3 4 4
  Enrique Morea 6 6 6 9   E Morea 2 6 6 6
  Marcello del Bello 3 2 8 7

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3   Tom Brown 7 5 6 2 8
  Eric Sturgess 5 7 2 6 6 3   T Brown 6 6 6
  Peter Hare 11 8 2 3   C Grandet 3 4 4
  Christian Grandet 13 6 6 6 3   T Brown 6 6 10 6
Q   Roy Mansell 3 6 2   H Baxter 2 2 12 4
  Ivo Rinkel 6 8 6   I Rinkel 6 2 6 1
  Cliff Hovell 7 3 6 3 4   H Baxter 3 6 8 6
  Headley Baxter 5 6 3 6 6 3   T Brown 3 13 3 6 6
  Vinny Rurac 6 6 6   C Long 6 11 6 1 0
LL   David Mockridge 0 1 4   V Rurac 7 3 7 4 6
  Jack Moore 3 0 1   I Tłoczyński 5 6 5 6 4
  Ignacy Tłoczyński 6 6 6   V Rurac 3 2 3
  Jacques Brichant 1 1 2   C Long 6 6 6
  Jack Harper 6 6 6   J Harper 2 2 4
  Colin Long 6 6 6   C Long 6 6 6
  Bjørn Hansen 1 1 0

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   Yvon Petra 6 7 6
  Don Butler 2 5 0 7   Y Petra 6 6 6
  Harold Walton 6 6 5 8   H Walton 2 2 2
  John Comery 2 3 7 6 7   Y Petra 6 6 6
Q   Gerry Oakley 2 3 0   D Bose 3 4 3
  Dilip Bose 6 6 6   D Bose 2 6 6 3 6
Q   John Griffith 4 3 4   J Van den Eynde 6 1 4 6 4
  Jacques Van den Eynde 6 6 6 7   Y Petra 6 6 4 6
  Jeff Robson 6 6 1 6   J Robson 2 3 6 3
  Arnold England 3 2 6 0   J Robson 7 2 4 6 13
  Jack Piercy 6 5 6 6   J Piercy 5 6 6 3 11
  Bob Tinkler 1 7 3 3   J Robson 6 2 6 6 10
  George Godsell 4 5 6 7 4   C Jones 4 6 8 4 8
  Edgar Büchi 6 7 4 5 6   E Büchi 6 3 2 3
  Jimmy Jones 6 7 6   C Jones 4 6 6 6
  Francis Wallis 3 5 4

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
LL   John Archer 6 0 3 4
  Hans Redl 4 6 6 6   H Redl 6 2 6 6
  Max Ellmer 5 8 8 6   M Ellmer 2 6 3 4
  Jack Crawford 7 6 6 0   H Redl 1 6 7 0 6
  John Barry 0 4 8 6 6   D Slack 6 3 5 6 3
  Geoffrey Paish 6 6 6 4 4   J Barry 5 2 5
  Douglas Snart 6 2 9 3   D Slack 7 6 7
  Dennis Slack 4 6 11 6   H Redl 3 3 4
  Finn Rune Karlsen 6 1 2 3 8   R Falkenburg 6 6 6
  Józef Hebda 4 6 6 6   J Hebda 6 3 3 2
  Claude Lister 6 6 7   C Lister 1 6 6 6
  Mordechai Apel 4 3 5   C Lister 5 3 1
  Roland Carter 6 9 4 4 8 8   R Falkenburg 7 6 6
  Cristea Caralulis 3 7 6 6 6   R Carter 2 1 5
  Philippe Washer 2 2 2 8   R Falkenburg 6 6 7
8   Bob Falkenburg 6 6 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Alan Coldham 2 2 4
  Iftikar Ahmed 6 6 6   I Ahmed 6 6 6
  Jeffrey Michelmore 6 6 6 3 6   J Michelmore 0 1 3
  Raymond Egan 8 0 2 6 1   I Ahmed 7 4 9 6 4
  Géza Erős 0 3 2   R Abdesselam 9 6 7 4 6
  Eustace Fannin 6 6 6   E Fannin 9 3 6 4
  Derrick Leyland 4 3 4   R Abdesselam 11 6 2 6
  Robert Abdesselam 6 6 6   R Abdesselam 2 1 4
  András Ádám-Stolpa 6 6 6 4   D Pails 6 6 6
Q   Ron Reeve 2 2 2   A Ádám-Stolpa 4 5 1
  Herman David 6 6 2 3   S Misra 6 7 6
  Sumant Misra 4 8 6 6   S Misra 4 3 2
  Jan Staubo 6 7 6 4   D Pails 6 6 6
  Guy Cooper 2 5 2   J Staubo 2 1 1
  Leslie Cater 1 0 1 4   D Pails 6 6 6
4   Dinny Pails 6 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Stephen Nimr 2 2 0
  Choy Wai-Chuen 6 6 6   W-C Choy 3 6 6 4 3
Q   Guy Jackson 6 6 3 6   M Deloford 6 3 4 6 6
  Murray Deloford 8 1 6 8   M Deloford 6 7 3 3
  Norman Farquharson 6 5 5   P Pellizza 4 9 6 6
  Tony Mottram 8 7 7   A Mottram 5 3 10 4
  Pierre Pellizza 6 6 6   P Pellizza 7 6 8 6
  Derek Bull 2 1 0   P Pellizza 3 2 6 3
  Tim Lewis 3 3 6 1 5   G Brown 6 6 1 6
  Erik Bjerre 6 6 4 6   E Bjerre 6 4 1r
  Bobby Meredith 4 8 7 6   R Meredith 2 6 3
  Ernest Wittmann 6 6 5 4   R Meredith 2 1 3
  Alexandru Hamburger 1 2 5 5   G Brown 6 6 6
  Vladimír Černík 6 6 7   V Černík 4 6 1 6 1
  Bill Robertson 1 0 3 5   G Brown 6 2 6 4 6
5   Geoff Brown 6 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Pierre Geelhand de Merxem 6 6 8 6
  Edmund David 1 3 10 4   P Geelhand de Merxem 0 0 0
  Brian Royds 0 0 0   T Johansson 6 6 6
  Torsten Johansson 6 6 6   T Johansson 8 5 6 6
  József Asbóth 7 6 6 5 6   J Asbóth 6 7 2 2
  Hans van Swol 9 4 3 7 1   J Asbóth 6 6 6
  Ghaus Mohammad Khan 6 6 6   G Mohammad Khan 3 2 4
  Gwyn Tuckett 2 2 3   T Johansson 5 2 3
LL   José Luis Morea 7 3 6 2 1   J Kramer 7 6 6
  Owen Bold 9 6 2 6   O Bold 0 4 8 3
  Giovanni Cucelli 6 6 6   G Cucelli 6 6 6 6
  Norman Kitovitz 3 4 1   G Cucelli 0 2 0
  John Drinkall 5 0 4 1   J Kramer 6 6 6
  Czesław Spychała 7 6 6   C Spychała 2 2 2
Q   Bill Moss 0 1 0 1   J Kramer 6 6 6
1   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