1947 Wimbledon Championships – Women's doubles

Doris Hart and Pat Todd defeated the defending champions Louise Brough and Margaret Osborne in the final, 3–6, 6–4, 7–5 to win the ladies' doubles tennis title at the 1947 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Women's doubles
1947 Wimbledon Championships
Final
ChampionsUnited States Doris Hart
United States Pat Todd
Runners-upUnited States Louise Brough
United States Margaret Osborne
Score3–6, 6–4, 7–5
Details
Draw40 (5 Q )
Seeds4
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
← 1946 · Wimbledon Championships · 1948 →

SeedsEdit

01.     Louise Brough /   Margaret Osborne (final)
02.     Doris Hart /   Pat Todd (champions)
03.     Jean Bostock /   Betty Hilton (semifinals)
04.     Nancye Bolton /   Nell Hopman (quarterfinals)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
2   Doris Hart
  Pat Todd
6 6
  Ermyntrude Harvey
  Joan Ingram
3 4
2   Doris Hart
  Pat Todd
6 6
3   Jean Bostock
  Betty Hilton
0 1
3   Jean Bostock
  Betty Hilton
6 9
  Dorothy Muller
  Sheila Summers
3 7
2   Doris Hart
  Pat Todd
3 6 7
1   Louise Brough
  Margaret Osborne
6 4 5
  Molly Blair
  Kay Menzies
6 6
4   Nancye Bolton
  Nell Hopman
3 3
  Molly Blair
  Kay Menzies
2 1
1   Louise Brough
  Margaret Osborne
6 6
  Anita Ellis
  Jadwiga Jędrzejowska
1 3
1   Louise Brough
  Margaret Osborne
6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
2   Doris Hart
  Pat Todd
6 6
  Peggy Knight
  Enid Sutton
4 1
2   D Hart
  P Todd
6 6
  J Gannon
  J Quertier
3 4
  Joy Gannon
  Jean Quertier
4 6 6
Q   Betty Coutts
  Jean Walker-Smith
6 1 1
2   D Hart
  P Todd
6 6
  E Harvey
  J Ingram
3 4
  Valerie Cooper
  Margot Parker
3 6 8
  Ermyntrude Harvey
  Joan Ingram
6 3 6
  E Harvey
  J Ingram
  H Straubeová
  L Studer
w/o
  Helena Straubeová
  Luzia Studer
Q   Lalage Churcher
  Kay Tuckey
w/o

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
3   Jean Bostock
  Betty Hilton
6 6
  Joan Bathurst
  Susan Powell
1 3
3   J Bostock
  E Hilton
6 6
  K Keith-Steele
  E Lombard
4 3
  Katherine Keith-Steele
  Betty Lombard
6 7 6
Q   Molly James
  Nancy Liebert
3 9 4
3   J Bostock
  E Hilton
6 9
  Gladys Lines
  Pearl Panton
5 6 3   D Muller
  S Summers
3 7
  Rosemary Morris
  Wendy Stork
7 0 6   R Morris
  W Stork
2 6 3
  Elsie Hamilton
  Vera Dace
3 6 6   E Hamilton
  V Dace
6 4 6
  Gay Chandler
  Thelma Lister
6 3 4   E Hamilton
  V Dace
6 3
  Joy Hibbert
  Edith Middleton
2 3   D Muller
  S Summers
8 6
  Dorothy Muller
  Sheila Summers
6 6   D Muller
  S Summers
6 6
  BM Crosoer
  Katie Whitefield
1 2   S Mathieu
  A Weiwers
3 4
  Simonne Mathieu
  Alice Weiwers
6 6

The nationality of Miss BM Crosoer is unknown.

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
  Elsa Haylock
  Madge Slaney
6 6
  Hilde Doleschell
  Milly Vagn-Nielsen
1 1   E Haylock
  M Slaney
3 2
  Molly Blair
  Kay Menzies
6 6   M Blair
  K Menzies
6 6
Q   Pam Bocquet
  Edna Pool
0 2   M Blair
  K Menzies
6 7
  Nancy Fontes
  Denise Pritchard
1 1   P Dawson-Scott
  M Halford
4 5
  Peggy Dawson-Scott
  Mary Halford
6 6   P Dawson-Scott
  M Halford
  Penny Durlac
  Joan Strawson
4 1   M Rurac
  G Woodgate
w/o
  Magda Rurac
  Georgie Woodgate
6 6   M Blair
  K Menzies
6 6
4   N Bolton
  E Hopman
3 3
  Miriamme de Borman
  Josane de Meulemeester
6 6
  Colette Boegner
  Monique Hamelin
4 1
  M de Borman
  J de Meulemeester
2 0
4   N Bolton
  E Hopman
6 6
  Bea Carris
  Audrey Osborne
3 5
4   Nancye Bolton
  Nell Hopman
6 7

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
  Magda Baumgarten
  Madzy Couquerque
w/o
  Nancy Glover
  Peggy Vivian
  N Glover
  M Vivian
7 6 2
  A Ellis
  J Jędrzejowska
9 3 6
Q   Joey David
  Phyllis Grover
2 4
  Anita Ellis
  Jadwiga Jędrzejowska
6 6
  A Ellis
  J Jędrzejowska
1 3
1   L Brough
  M Osborne
6 6
  Alison Baker
  Effie Peters
6 6
  Birgit Gullbrandsson
  Alex McKelvie
3 1
  A Baker
  E Peters
2 0
1   L Brough
  M Osborne
6 6
  Zsuzsa Körmöczy
  Márta Peterdy
1 2
1   Louise Brough
  Margaret Osborne
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.

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