1947 Wimbledon Championships – Women's singles

Margaret Osborne defeated Doris Hart in the final, 6–2, 6–4 to win the ladies' singles tennis title at the 1946 Wimbledon Championships.[1] Pauline Betz was the defending champion, but was ineligible to compete after turning professional.[2]

Women's singles
1947 Wimbledon Championships
Final
ChampionUnited States Margaret Osborne
Runner-upUnited States Doris Hart
Score6–2, 6–4
Details
Draw96 (10 Q )
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
← 1946 · Wimbledon Championships · 1948 →

SeedsEdit

01.     Margaret Osborne (champion)
02.     Louise Brough (semifinals)
03.     Doris Hart (final)
04.     Pat Todd (quarterfinals)
05.     Nancye Bolton (quarterfinals)
06.     Kay Menzies (quarterfinals)
07.     Sheila Summers (semifinals)
08.     Jean Bostock (quarterfinals)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
2   Louise Brough 6 6
5   Nancye Bolton 2 3
2   Louise Brough 6 6 4
3   Doris Hart 2 8 6
3   Doris Hart 4 6 6
8   Jean Bostock 6 1 2
3   Doris Hart 2 4
1   Margaret Osborne 6 6
7   Sheila Summers 7 6
4   Pat Todd 5 4
7   Sheila Summers 1 2
1   Margaret Osborne 6 6
6   Kay Menzies 2 4
1   Margaret Osborne 6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
2   Louise Brough 6 6
  Nancy Glover 1 0
2   L Brough 6 6
Q   E Pool 1 0
  Jacqueline Fry 7 6 2
Q   Edna Pool 5 8 6
2   L Brough 6 6
  P Grover 0 1
  Joan Bathurst 3 6 6
  Susan Powell 6 2 1
  J Bathurst 3 6 3
  P Grover 6 4 6
  Viola White 3 3
  Phyllis Grover 6 6

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5   Nancye Bolton 6 6
  Joyce Coles 1 0
5   N Bolton 6 6
  B Coutts 1 1
  Betty Coutts 6 6
Q   Barbara Walton 1 2
5   N Bolton 6 6
  W Stork 1 2
  Janet Morgan 6 1 6
  Margaret Carlisle 3 6 4
  J Morgan 0 1
  W Stork 6 6
  Wendy Stork 3 6 6
  Elsie Phillips 6 4 2

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3   Doris Hart 6 6
  Dorothy Muller 1 1 3   D Hart 6 7
  Vera Dace 2 1   M Halford 0 5
  Mary Halford 6 6 3   D Hart 6 6
  Birgit Gullbrandsson 6 7   B Gullbrandsson 3 0
  Pam Bocquet 1 5   B Gullbrandsson 6 6
  Madzy Couquerque 6 6   M Couquerque 3 4
  Monique Hamelin 4 4 3   D Hart 6 8
  Magda Rurac 6 6   M Rurac 4 6
  Alison Baker 4 0   M Rurac 6 9
Q   Nancy Liebert 2 3   V Cooper 3 7
  Valerie Cooper 6 6   M Rurac 7 6
  Pearl Panton 1 3   P Dawson-Scott 5 2
  Peggy Dawson-Scott 6 6   P Dawson-Scott 4 6 6
  Molly Blair 6 1 8   B Carris 6 4 2
  Bea Carris 3 6 10

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8   Jean Bostock 6 6
  Zsuzsa Körmöczy 4 3 8   J Bostock 6 6
  Luzia Studer 1 3   T Lister 2 3
  Thelma Lister 6 6 8   J Bostock 6 6
  Gladys Lines 6 6   G Lines 3 1
  Betty Wilford 4 3   G Lines 6 7
  Patsy O'Connell 4 3r   A McKelvie 3 5
  Alex McKelvie 6 4 8   J Bostock 6 6
  Madge Slaney 6 6   J Curry 3 3
  Dorrit Herbst 1 2   M Slaney 4 3
  Joan Curry 6 6   J Curry 6 6
Q   Pat Cowney 0 1   J Curry 6 3 6
Q   Kay Tuckey w/o   B Lombard 3 6 2
  Betty Lombard   B Lombard 6 0 6
  Phyllis King 6 6   P King 4 6 4
  Miriamme de Borman 2 4

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
  Hilde Doleschell 6 8
  Barbara Knapp 1 6   H Doleschell 2 3
  Joan Strawson 4 0   A Weiwers 6 6
  Alice Weiwers 6 6   A Weiwers 5 6 4
  Rosemary Morris 1 1   A Osborne 7 2 6
  Audrey Osborne 6 6   A Osborne 8 7
  Margot Parker 6 3 7   B Yorke 6 5
  Billie Yorke 3 6 9   A Osborne 5 1
Q   Georgie Woodgate 6 6 7   S Summers 7 6
  Enid Sutton 0 1 Q   G Woodgate 3 6 3
  Effie Peters 4 1   J Quertier 6 3 6
  Jean Quertier 6 6   J Quertier 9 1
  Edie Luxton 3 2 7   S Summers 11 6
  Elsie Hamilton 6 6   E Hamilton 0 0
Q   Margaret Lewis 3 1 7   S Summers 6 6
7   Sheila Summers 6 6

Section 6Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
  Jean Walker-Smith 4 3
  Betty Hilton 6 6   E Hilton 6 9
  Jadwiga Jędrzejowska 6 6   J Jędrzejowska 4 7
  Peggy Knight 2 3   E Hilton 7 6
  Joy Gannon   J Gannon 5 3
  Jacqueline Saladin w/o   J Gannon 6 6
  Denise Pritchard 4 2   G Kornfeld 3 3
  Gertrude Kornfeld 6 6   E Hilton 1 2
  Joey David 1 1 4   P Todd 6 6
  Peggy Vivian 6 6   M Vivian 6 9
  Josane de Meulemeester 6 6   J de Meulemeester 4 7
Q   Lalage Churcher 0 1   M Vivian 1 3
  Helena Straubeová 4 2 4   P Todd 6 6
  Anita Ellis 6 6   A Ellis 3 2
  Hilary Morgan 3 0 4   P Todd 6 6
4   Pat Todd 6 6

Section 7Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
  Márta Peterdy 6 2
  Gem Hoahing 8 6
  C Hoahing 4 2
  E Hopman 6 6
  Katherine Keith-Steele 3 0
  Nell Hopman 6 6
  E Hopman 2 2
6   K Menzies 6 6
  Edith Middleton 2 6
  Patience Chapman 6 8
  P Chapman 0 1
6   K Menzies 6 6
  Milly Vagn-Nielsen 2 1
6   Kay Menzies 6 6

Section 8Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
  Annelise Bossi 6 7
Q   Patsy Rogers 3 5
  A Bossi 3 6 6
  C Boegner 6 3 3
  Joy Hibbert 6 2 1
  Colette Boegner 4 6 6
  A Bossi 3 5
1   M Osborne 6 7
  Sheila Kenyon 5 2
  Penny Durlac 7 6
  P Durlac 3 0
1   M Osborne 6 6
  Gay Chandler 3 2
1   Margaret Osborne 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.
  2. ^ Little, Alan (2010). 2010 Wimbledon Compendium. Wimbledon, London: The All England Lawn Tennis Club. p. 299. ISBN 1899039333.

External linksEdit

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