1947 Wimbledon Championships – Men's doubles

Tom Brown and Jack Kramer were the defending champions, but decided not to play together. Brown partnered with Budge Patty but lost in the first round to Tony Mottram and Bill Sidwell. Kramer partnered with Bob Falkenburg, and they defeated Mottram and Sidwell in the final, 8–6, 6–3, 6–3 to win the gentlemen's doubles tennis title at the 1947 Wimbledon Championship.[1][2]

Men's doubles
1947 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionsUnited States Bob Falkenburg
United States Jack Kramer[1]
Runners-upUnited Kingdom Tony Mottram
Australia Bill Sidwell[1]
Final score8–6, 6–3, 6–3
Details
Draw64 (5 Q )
Seeds4
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
← 1946 · Wimbledon Championships · 1948 →

SeedsEdit

01.     Bob Falkenburg /   Jack Kramer (champions)
02.     John Bromwich /   Dinny Pails (semifinals)
03.     Geoff Brown /   Colin Long (semifinals)
04.     Tom Brown /   Budge Patty (first round)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1   Bob Falkenburg
  Jack Kramer
6 6 6
  Derrick Barton
  Geoffrey Paish
2 4 4
1   Bob Falkenburg
  Jack Kramer
10 6 6
3   Geoff Brown
  Colin Long
8 4 4
3   Geoff Brown
  Colin Long
9 5 6 6
  Eustace Fannin
  Eric Sturgess
7 7 4 3
1   Bob Falkenburg
  Jack Kramer
8 6 6
  Tony Mottram
  Bill Sidwell
6 3 3
  Jimmay Mehta
  Sumant Misra
6 7 4 4
  Tony Mottram
  Bill Sidwell
2 9 6 6
  Tony Mottram
  Bill Sidwell
6 6 7
2   John Bromwich
  Dinny Pails
3 3 5
  Pierre Pellizza
  Yvon Petra
4 9 4
2   John Bromwich
  Dinny Pails
6 11 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
1   Bob Falkenburg
  Jack Kramer
6 6 6
  Murray Deloford
  Tim Lewis
1 4 3 1   R Falkenburg
  J Kramer
6 7 6
  Jimmy Jones
  Bill Manby
1 3 2   R Abdesselam
  B Destremau
1 5 3
  Robert Abdesselam
  Bernard Destremau
6 6 6 1   R Falkenburg
  J Kramer
6 6 6
  Bobby Meredith
  Douglas Snart
  G Meredith
  D Snart
1 0 3
  Andre Najar
  Adli El Shafei
w/o   G Meredith
  D Snart
5 6 6 6
Q   John Griffith
  Jack Moore
6 6 6 Q   J Griffith
  J Moore
7 3 2 4
  Harry Marriner
  Harold Marsland
1 3 4 1   R Falkenburg
  J Kramer
6 6 6
  Max Ellmer
  Jost Spitzer
7 6 6   D Barton
  G Paish
2 4 4
  John Drinkall
  Guy Jackson
5 2 3   M Ellmer
  J Spitzer
8 6 3 12
  Jacques Peten
  Jack Van den Eynde
6 7 6   J Peten
  J Van den Eynde
6 1 6 10
  GI Bayley
  Claude Lister
4 5 3   M Ellmer
  J Spitzer
7 6 2 3
  Alexandru Hamburger
  Derrick Leyland
9 3 6 4   D Barton
  G Paish
9 4 6 6
  Jaime Bartrolí
  Fernando Olozaga
7 6 8 6   J Bartrolí
  F Olozaga
4 2 4
  Derrick Barton
  Geoffrey Paish
6 6 6   D Barton
  G Paish
6 6 6
Q   Neil Cox
  Freddie Della Porta
4 1 4

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
3   Geoff Brown
  Colin Long
6 6 7
  Ron McKenzie
  Jeff Robson
1 1 5 3   G Brown
  C Long
6 6 6
Q   Joseph Clynton-Reed
  John Spence
4 2 6   L Bergelin
  T Johansson
4 4 4
  Lennart Bergelin
  Torsten Johansson
6 6 8 3   G Brown
  C Long
6 6 3 6
  Jack Piercy
  Bill Robertson
4 5 6 3   I Rinkel
  H van Swol
3 4 6 3
  Erik Bjerre
  Tibor Frigyesy
6 7 1 6   E Bjerre
  T Frigyesy
1 0 3
  Jack Warboys
  Ernest Wittmann
3 3 0   I Rinkel
  H van Swol
6 6 6
  Ivo Rinkel
  Hans van Swol
6 6 6 3   G Brown
  C Long
9 5 6 6
  Eustace Fannin
  Eric Sturgess
6 6 6   E Fannin
  E Sturgess
7 7 4 3
  Nils-Erik Hessen
  Jan Staubo
1 1 1   E Fannin
  E Sturgess
6 6 6
  Headley Baxter
  Roland Carter
4 14 6 2   C Kemp
  G McVeagh
1 2 1
  Cyril Kemp
  George McVeagh
6 12 8 6   E Fannin
  E Sturgess
6 6 2 6
  Henry Billington
  Norman Farquharson
6 4 4 6 2   I Ahmed
  G Mohammad Khan
3 4 6 2
  Iftikar Ahmed
  Ghaus Mohammad Khan
3 6 6 3 6   I Ahmed
  G Mohammad Khan
10 7 3 6
  Busterr Andrews
  John Barry
2 3 6 2   D Bose
  M Mohan
8 5 6 3
  Dilip Bose
  Man Mohan
6 6 3 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
  Józef Hebda
  Władysław Skonecki
3 6 6 2 3
  Cyril Betts
  Cliff Hovell
6 2 3 6 3   J Hebda
  W Skonecki
6 6 6 4 6
  Luis Carles
  Mario Szavoszt
w/o   R Baker
  N Kitovitz
2 8 2 6 3
  Bob Baker
  Norman Kitovitz
  R Baker
  N Kitovitz
w/o
  Enrique Morea
  Pancho Segura
6 6 7 7   J Mehta
  S Misra
  Jack Crawford
  Jack Harper
2 4 9 5   E Morea
  P Segura
2 4 6
  Jimmay Mehta
  Sumant Misra
6 6 6   J Mehta
  S Misra
6 6 8
Q   Bernard Neal
  Bobby Thorn
3 2 3   J Mehta
  S Misra
6 7 4 4
  George Godsell
  Vinny Rurac
5 5 3   A Mottram
  W Sidwell
2 9 6 6
  Hans Redl
  Jacques Sanglier
7 7 6   H Redl
  J Sanglier
2 2 6 4
  Jacques Brichant
  Philippe Washer
11 6 5 8   J Brichant
  P Washer
6 6 2 6
  Owen Bold
  Cam Malfroy
9 4 7 6   J Brichant
  P Washer
3 5 3
  Jimmy Hunt
  Colin Ritchie
5 3 6 8   A Mottram
  W Sidwell
6 7 6
  Pierre Geelhand de Merxem
  Christian Grandet
7 6 1 10   P Geelhand de Merxem
  C Grandet
1 1 3
  Tony Mottram
  Bill Sidwell
6 2 7 4 6   A Mottram
  W Sidwell
6 6 6
4   Tom Brown
  Budge Patty
2 6 5 6 4

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
  Alan Coldham
  Henry Weatherall
6 10 6 3 6
  Raymond Egan
  Eustace Fannin
4 12 3 6 4   A Coldham
  H Weatherall
3 1 4
  Mordechai Apel
  Yehuda Finkelkraut
6 6 2 3 3   E David
  H David
6 6 6
  Edmund David
  Herman David
3 4 6 6 6   E David
  H David
2 4 5
  Czesław Spychała
  Ignacy Tłoczyński
4 4 6 5   P Pellizza
  Y Petra
6 6 7
  Giovanni Cucelli
  Marcello del Bello
6 6 4 7   G Cucelli
  M del Bello
3 7 5 6
  Pierre Pellizza
  Yvon Petra
6 6 6   P Pellizza
  Y Petra
6 5 7 8
  Tommy Anderson
  Bjørn Hansen
3 2 2   P Pellizza
  Y Petra
4 9 4
  Don Butler
  Frank Wilde
1 2 3 2   J Bromwich
  D Pails
6 11 6
  Vladimír Černík
  Jaroslav Drobný
6 6 6   V Černík
  J Drobný
6 7 9
  József Asbóth
  András Ádám-Stolpa
6 6 4 6   J Asbóth
  A Ádám-Stolpa
2 5 7
  Derek Bull
  CF Duncan
2 2 6 3   V Černík
  J Drobný
2 3 4
  Guy Cooper
  Ron Tinkler
5 1 3 2   J Bromwich
  D Pails
6 6 6
  Cristea Caralulis
  Gwyn Tuckett
7 6 6   C Caralulis
  G Tuckett
1 1 0
Q   Stan Clark
  Bunny Whiteman
2 0 0 2   J Bromwich
  D Pails
6 6 6
2   John Bromwich
  Dinny Pails
6 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c 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.

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