1948 Wimbledon Championships – Men's doubles

Bob Falkenburg and Jack Kramer were the defending champions, but Kramer was ineligible to compete after turning professional at the end of the 1947 season. Falkenburg partnered with Frank Parker, but lost to John Bromwich and Frank Sedgman in the semifinals.

Men's doubles
1948 Wimbledon Championships
Final
ChampionsAustralia John Bromwich
Australia Frank Sedgman
Runners-upUnited States Tom Brown
United States Gardnar Mulloy
Score5–7, 7–5, 7–5, 9–7
Details
Draw64 (5 Q )
Seeds4
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
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Bromwich and Sedgman defeated Tom Brown and Gardnar Mulloy in the final, 5–7, 7–5, 7–5, 9–7 to win the gentlemen's doubles tennis title at the 1948 Wimbledon Championship.[1][2]

SeedsEdit

01.     Bob Falkenburg /   Frank Parker (semifinals)
02.     Tom Brown /   Gardnar Mulloy (final)
03.     John Bromwich /   Frank Sedgman (champions)
04.     Tony Mottram /   Eric Sturgess (quarterfinals)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
2   Tom Brown
  Gardnar Mulloy
9 4 3 9 6
  Enrique Morea
  Alejo Russell
7 6 6 7 2
2   Tom Brown
  Gardnar Mulloy
1 6 4 6 8
  Lennart Bergelin
  Jack Harper
6 3 6 4 6
4   Tony Mottram
  Eric Sturgess
3 4 4
  Lennart Bergelin
  Jack Harper
6 6 6
2   Tom Brown
  Gardnar Mulloy
7 5 5 7
3   John Bromwich
  Frank Sedgman
5 7 7 9
  Giovanni Cucelli
  Marcello del Bello
3 1 5
3   John Bromwich
  Frank Sedgman
6 6 7
3   John Bromwich
  Frank Sedgman
6 6 4 6 6
1   Bob Falkenburg
  Frank Parker
2 8 6 4 1
  Franjo Kukuljević
  Vojtěch Vodička
1 2 6 0
1   Bob Falkenburg
  Frank Parker
6 6 3 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
2   Tom Brown
  Gardnar Mulloy
9 6 6
  Dragutin Mitić
  Josip Palada
7 3 4 2   T Brown
  G Mulloy
6 5 4 7 6
  Sumant Misra
  Subba Sawhney
6 8 6   S Misra
  S Sawhney
1 7 6 5 3
  Renato Bossi
  Ferruccio Quintavalle
1 6 4 2   T Brown
  G Mulloy
6 6 6
  Henry Billington
  Don Butler
6 6 6   H Billington
  D Butler
3 3 4
  Mahmoud Alam
  Ahmed-Hasan Khokhar
3 4 4   H Billington
  D Butler
7 6 6
  Guy Cooper
  Henry Weatherall
6 4 5   B Finnigan
  J Wilkinson
5 4 1
  Brian Finnigan
  John Wilkinson
8 6 7 2   T Brown
  G Mulloy
9 4 3 9 6
  Jean Ducos de la Haille
  Carlo Sada
7 4 5   E Morea
  A Russell
7 6 6 7 2
  Enrique Morea
  Alejo Russell
9 6 7   E Morea
  A Russell
6 6 6
  Norman Kitovitz
  David Mockridge
1 6 4   Z Katona
  H Weiss
3 2 4
  Zoltán Katona
  Heraldo Weiss
6 8 6   E Morea
  A Russell
6 6 13
  Eddie Mandelbaum
  Henri Zalzal
8 4 3   J Patty
  P Washer
2 4 11
  Budge Patty
  Philippe Washer
10 6 6   J Patty
  P Washer
6 6 6
  Bobby Meredith
  Douglas Snart
6 6 6   G Meredith
  D Snart
2 4 1
  Kurt Nielsen
  Torben Ulrich
2 2 3

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
4   Tony Mottram
  Eric Sturgess
6 6 6
  Borje Fornstedt
  Johan Haanes
2 3 4 4   A Mottram
  E Sturgess
6 4 7 6
  Geoff Emmett
  Ralph Nichols
4 4 10   L Hare
  P Hare
4 6 5 2
  Lindsay Hare
  Peter Hare
6 6 12 4   A Mottram
  E Sturgess
6 6 6
  Ted Frith
  Paddy Roberts
2 5 6 1   M Coen
  R van Meegeren
4 3 3
  Roy Mansell
  Gwyn Tuckett
6 7 4 6   R Mansell
  G Tuckett
7 4 3 4
  John Griffith
  Jack Moore
6 3 1 4   M Coen
  R van Meegeren
5 6 6 6
  Marcel Coen
  Boebi van Meegeren
3 6 6 6 4   A Mottram
  E Sturgess
3 4 4
Q   Joseph Clynton-Reed
  Malcolm Maclagan
0 0 2   L Bergelin
  J Harper
6 6 6
Q   Tommy Anderson
  DC Argyle
6 6 6 Q   T Anderson
  DC Argyle
6 4 0 5
  Dennis Coombe
  Charles Kingsley
4 3 6   G Jackson
  M Murphy
4 6 6 6
  Guy Jackson
  Matthew Murphy
6 6 8   G Jackson
  M Murphy
6 3 4 4
  Lennart Bergelin
  Jack Harper
6 6 6   L Bergelin
  J Harper
3 6 6 6
  Pierre Geelhand de Merxem
  Jack Van den Eynde
4 1 4   L Bergelin
  J Harper
8 6 6
  Colin Ritchie
  Dickie Ritchie
2 3 6 1   C Grandet
  P Rémy
6 1 4
  Christian Grandet
  Paul Rémy
6 6 1 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
  Alan Coldham
  Ernest Wittmann
3 3 4
  Giovanni Cucelli
  Marcello del Bello
6 6 6   G Cucelli
  M del Bello
6 3 6 6
  Robert Abdesselam
  Bernard Destremau
6 2 5 6 5   J Bartrolí
  M Szavoszt
3 6 1 4
  Jaime Bartrolí
  Mario Szavoszt
3 6 7 4 7   G Cucelli
  M del Bello
6 1 6 6
  Dilip Bose
  Narendra Nath
9 3 3   F Ampon
  R Deyro
4 6 4 3
  Felicisimo Ampon
  Raymundo Deyro
11 6 6   F Ampon
  R Deyro
7 7 6
  Headley Baxter
  Roland Carter
6 4 3 6 9   H Baxter
  R Carter
5 5 0
Q   Leslie Cater
  Francis Wallis
3 6 6 2 7   G Cucelli
  M del Bello
3 1 5
  Cyril Betts
  Bobby Nicoll
1 2 2 3   J Bromwich
  F Sedgman
6 6 7
  Vladimír Černík
  Jaroslav Drobný
6 6 6   V Černík
  J Drobný
6 6 6
  Jean-Pierre Blondel
  Edgar Büchi
4 1 6 4   GI Bayley
  C Lister
3 4 2
  GI Bayley
  Claude Lister
6 6 3 6   V Černík
  J Drobný
2 6 2 1
  Derek Bull
  Cliff Hovell
4 6 1 3   J Bromwich
  F Sedgman
6 4 6 6
  Gerry Oakley
  John Spence
6 8 6   G Oakley
  J Spence
2 1 2
  Ivo Rinkel
  Hans van Swol
4 1 2 3   J Bromwich
  F Sedgman
6 6 6
3   John Bromwich
  Frank Sedgman
6 6 6

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
  Jean Borotra
  Jacques Brugnon
6 5 7 6
  Czesław Spychała
  Ignacy Tłoczyński
4 7 5 3   J Borotra
  J Brugnon
6 6 7
Q   Laurie Proctor
  John White
7 4 6 6 6 Q   L Proctor
  J White
2 2 5
  G Jaceniak
  Hans Redl
9 6 1 2 4   J Borotra
  J Brugnon
6 3 6 3 6
  Charles Jones
  JM Stas
w/o   F Kukuljević
  V Vodička
2 6 4 6 8
  Franjo Kukuljević
  Vojtěch Vodička
  F Kukuljević
  V Vodička
6 6 5 6
  Jacques Brichant
  Jacques Peten
6 8 7 3 6   J Brichant
  J Peten
3 3 7 2
  Edmund David
  Herman David
2 6 9 6 0   F Kukuljević
  V Vodička
1 2 6 0
  Cyril Kemp
  George McVeagh
8 6 6 1   R Falkenburg
  F Parker
6 6 3 6
  Stan Clark
  Bunny Whiteman
6 3 1   C Kemp
  G McVeagh
0 7 6 3
  George Godsell
  Ted Tinling
1 4 4   D Slack
  H Walton
6 9 3 6
  Dennis Slack
  Howard Walton
6 6 6   D Slack
  H Walton
4 3 5
  József Asbóth
  Béla Pető
2 7 9 0 1   R Falkenburg
  F Parker
6 6 7
  Harry Hopman
  Geoffrey Paish
6 9 7 6   H Hopman
  G Paish
3 1 7
  Billy Muller
  Walter Musgrove
1 3 0 1   R Falkenburg
  F Parker
6 6 9
1   Bob Falkenburg
  Frank Parker
6 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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