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1947 Wimbledon Championships – Mixed Doubles

Tom Brown and Louise Brough were the defending champions, but decided not to play together. Brown partnered with Margaret Osborne but lost in the semifinals to Colin Long and Nancye Bolton. Brough partnered with John Bromwich, and they defeated Long and Bolton in the final, 1–6, 6–4, 6–2 to win the Mixed Doubles tennis title at the 1947 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Mixed Doubles
1947 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionsAustralia John Bromwich
United States Louise Brough
Runners-upAustralia Colin Long
Australia Nancye Bolton
Final score1–6, 6–4, 6–2
Details
Draw81 (5Q)
Seeds4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1946 · Wimbledon Championships · 1948 →

Contents

SeedsEdit

01.     John Bromwich /   Louise Brough (Champions)
02.     Tom Brown /   Margaret Osborne (Semifinals)
03.     Colin Long /   Nancye Bolton (Final)
04.     Lennart Bergelin /   Doris Hart (Semifinals)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Tom Brown
  Margaret Osborne
6 6
  Jaroslav Drobný
  Simonne Mathieu
3 2
1   Tom Brown
  Margaret Osborne
5 2
3   Colin Long
  Nancye Bolton
7 6
3   Colin Long
  Nancye Bolton
6 6
  József Asbóth
  Zsuzsa Körmöczy
1 2
3   Colin Long
  Nancye Bolton
6 4 2
1   John Bromwich
  Louise Brough
1 6 6
  Bill Sidwell
  Nell Hopman
2 8
4   Lennart Bergelin
  Doris Hart
6 10
4   Lennart Bergelin
  Doris Hart
4 2
1   John Bromwich
  Louise Brough
6 6
  Eric Sturgess
  Sheila Summers
2 7
1   John Bromwich
  Louise Brough
6 9

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   Tom Brown
  Margaret Osborne
6 6
Q   Freddie Della Porta
  Patsy Rodgers
1 2
1   T Brown
  M Osborne
6 6
  A Mottram
  J Bostock
0 3
  Tony Mottram
  Jean Bostock
6 6
  Marcello del Bello
  Birgit Gullbrandsson
3 1
1   T Brown
  M Osborne
6 6
  C Jones
  E Harvey
3 1
  Vinny Rurac
  Magda Rurac
6 7
  Roland Carter
  Jean Quertier
3 5
  V Rurac
  M Rurac
6 6 4
  C Jones
  E Harvey
8 1 6
  John Barry
  Anita Ellis
4 6 4
  Jimmy Jones
  Ermyntrude Harvey
6 3 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Henry Billington
  Susan Billington
3 3
  Jaroslav Drobný
  Simonne Mathieu
6 6
  J Drobný
  S Mathieu
6 6
  D Butler
  B Carris
3 4
  Don Butler
  Bea Carris
3 7 9
  Pierre Pellizza
  Colette Boegner
6 5 7
  J Drobný
  S Mathieu
6 6
  E Fannin
  D Muller
4 3
  Paul Partridge
  Pam Bocquet
6 2
  Derrick Leyland
  Jean Walker-Smith
8 6
  D Leyland
  J Walker-Smith
1 6
  Eustace Fannin
  Dorothy Muller
6 8
  Eustace Fannin
  Dorothy Muller
6 6
  Jacques Brichant
  Miriamme de Borman
2 3

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3   Colin Long
  Nancye Bolton
6 6
  Nils-Erik Hessen
  Gladys Lines
2 1
3   C Long
  N Bolton
6 6
  D Snart
  W Stork
3 4
  Jimmay Mehta
  Hyacinth Cargin
6 6 3
  Douglas Snart
  Wendy Stork
1 8 6
3   C Long
  N Bolton
6 6
  E Wittmann
  E Middleton
2 2
  Alexandru Hamburger
  Rosemary Morris
4 3
  Iftikar Ahmed
  Madzy Couquerque
6 6
  I Ahmed
  M Couquerque
6 1 5
  E Wittmann
  E Middleton
4 6 7
  Norman Kitovitz
  Alison Baker
4 4
Q   Jeffrey Michelmore
  Mary Stephens
6 3   E Wittmann
  E Middleton
6 6
  Ernest Wittmann
  Edith Middleton
8 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Bill Robertson
  Gloria Butler
6 6
  Charles Kingsley
  M Koettlitz
2 2   W Robertson
  G Butler
1 2
  George McVeagh
  Gay Chandler
6 4 3   R Ritchie
  J Ingram
6 6
  Dickie Ritchie
  Joan Ingram
3 6 6   R Ritchie
  J Ingram
4 7
Q   Dennis Slack
  Georgie Woodgate
6 2 6 Q   D Slack
  G Woodgate
6 9
  Bobby Meredith
  Elsa Haylock
3 6 4 Q   D Slack
  G Woodgate
9 6
  Maksymiljan Stolarow
  Madge Slaney
6 6   M Stolarow
  M Slaney
7 1
  John Fulton
  Lesley Fulton
3 4 Q   D Slack
  G Woodgate
3 2
  Yehuda Finkelkraut
  Gertrude Kornfeld
3 1   J Asbóth
  Z Körmöczy
6 6
  Claude Lister
  Thelma Lister
6 6   C Lister
  T Lister
3 6 3
  Edgar Büchi
  Luzia Studer
3 4   A Roberts
  J Curry
6 4 6
  Paddy Roberts
  Joan Curry
6 6   A Roberts
  J Curry
0 0
  David Mockridge
  Janet Morgan
0 4   J Asbóth
  Z Körmöczy
6 6
  József Asbóth
  Zsuzsa Körmöczy
6 6   J Asbóth
  Z Körmöczy
5 6 6
  Cyril Kemp
  Betty Lombard
6 6   C Kemp
  E Lombard
7 3 2
  Norman Farquharson
  Joy Gannon
1 1

The nationality of Miss M Koettlitz is unknown.

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Geoffrey Paish
  Betty Hilton
2 6 6
  Hans van Swol
  Vera Dace
6 3 2   G Paish
  E Hilton
5 6 3
  Jack Piercy
  Pearl Panton
6 7 4   R McKenzie
  P King
7 4 6
  Ron McKenzie
  Phyllis King
3 9 6   R McKenzie
  P King
6 6
  Władysław Skonecki
  Jadwiga Jędrzejowska
6 3 3   V Černík
  H Straubeová
4 4
  Giovanni Cucelli
  Annelise Bossi
3 6 6   G Cucelli
  A Bossi
4 4r
  Vladimír Černík
  Helena Straubeová
6 6   V Černík
  H Straubeová
6 5
  Peter Hare
  Valerie Cooper
3 4   R McKenzie
  P King
4 2
Q   Raymond Fontes
  Nancy Fontes
1 4   W Sidwell
  E Hopman
6 6
  András Ádám-Stolpa
  Marta Peterdy
6 6   A Ádám-Stolpa
  M Peterdy
5 2
  Cliff Hovell
  Alex McKelvie
2 2   W Sidwell
  E Hopman
7 6
  Bill Sidwell
  Nell Hopman
6 6   W Sidwell
  E Hopman
6 6
  Ivo Rinkel
  Elsie Hamilton
6 6   J Harper
  P Dawson-Scott
1 2
  Dilip Bose
  Milly Vagn-Nielsen
3 2   I Rinkel
  E Hamilton
6 1 4
  Jack Harper
  Peggy Dawson-Scott
6 6   J Harper
  P Dawson-Scott
2 6 6
  John Drinkall
  Joey David
2 3

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Q   Jack Warboys
  Billie Woodgate
4 3
  Stephen Nimr
  Billie Yorke
6 6
  S Nimr
  A Yorke
1 5
  R Falkenburg
  P Todd
6 7
  Bob Falkenburg
  Pat Todd
6 6
  Cam Malfroy
  Mary Halford
2 4
  R Falkenburg
  P Todd
2 4
4   L Bergelin
  D Hart
6 6
  Howard Walton
  Joy Hibbert
3 2
  Jan Staubo
  Effie Peters
6 6
  J Staubo
  E Peters
3 4
4   L Bergelin
  D Hart
6 6
  Murray Deloford
  Sheila Kenyon
1 1
4   Lennart Bergelin
  Doris Hart
6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Eric Sturgess
  Sheila Summers
6 6
  Herman David
  Nancy Glover
1 4
  E Sturgess
  S Summers
6 6
  G Tuckett
  M Blair
3 4
  Guy Cooper
  Penny Durlac
4 5
  Gwyn Tuckett
  Molly Blair
6 7
  E Sturgess
  S Summers
6 6
  O Bold
  B Coutts
1 1
  Headley Baxter
  Audrey Osborne
6 6
  Jack Crawford
  Kay Menzies
3 4
  H Baxter
  A Osborne
6 3 2
  Owen Bold
  Betty Coutts
3 6 6
  Owen Bold
  Betty Coutts
8 9
  Cecil Betts
  Yvonne Law
6 7

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Erik Bjerre
  Alice Weiwers
6 6
  Bill Manby
  Joan Strawson
1 3
  E Bjerre
  A Weiwers
5 1
  P Washer
  J de Meulemeester
7 6
  Jeff Robson
  Peggy Knight
1 2
  Philippe Washer
  Josane de Meulemeester
6 6
  P Washer
  J de Meulemeester
0 0
1   J Bromwich
  L Brough
6 6
  GI Bayley
  Audrey Roberts
6 3 6
  Hans Redl
  Hilde Doleschell
3 6 1
  GI Bayley
  A Roberts
1 2
1   J Bromwich
  L Brough
6 6
  Jacques Sanglier
  Monique Hamelin
1 1
1   John Bromwich
  Louise Brough
6 6

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