1948 Wimbledon Championships

The 1948 Wimbledon Championships took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The tournament was held from Monday 21 June until Saturday 3 July.[1] It was the 62nd staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1948. Bob Falkenburg and Louise Brough won the singles titles.

1948 Wimbledon Championships
Date21 June – 3 July
Edition62nd
CategoryGrand Slam
SurfaceGrass
LocationChurch Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
VenueAll England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's singles
United States Bob Falkenburg
Women's singles
United States Louise Brough
Men's doubles
Australia John Bromwich / Australia Frank Sedgman
Women's doubles
United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret duPont
Mixed doubles
Australia John Bromwich / United States Louise Brough
Boys' singles
Sweden Staffan Stockenberg
Girls' singles
Czechoslovakia Olga Mišková
← 1947 · Wimbledon Championships · 1949 →

FinalsEdit

SeniorsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

  Bob Falkenburg defeated   John Bromwich, 7–5, 0–6, 6–2, 3–6, 7–5 [2]

Women's singlesEdit

  Louise Brough defeated   Doris Hart, 6–3, 8–6 [3]

Men's doublesEdit

  John Bromwich /   Frank Sedgman defeated   Tom Brown /   Gardnar Mulloy, 5–7, 7–5, 7–5, 9–7 [4]

Women's doublesEdit

  Louise Brough /   Margaret Osborne duPont defeated   Doris Hart /   Patricia Todd, 6–3, 3–6, 6–3 [5]

Mixed doublesEdit

  John Bromwich /   Louise Brough defeated   Doris Hart /   Frank Sedgman, 6–2, 3–6, 6–3 [6]

JuniorsEdit

Boys' singlesEdit

  Staffan Stockenberg defeated   Dezső Vad, 6–0, 6–8, 5–7, 6–4, 6–2 [7]

Girls' singlesEdit

  Olga Mišková defeated   Violette Rigollet, 6–4, 6–2 [8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  2. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  7. ^ "Boys' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  8. ^ "Girls' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.

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