1948 Wimbledon Championships – Women's singles

Louise Brough defeated Doris Hart in the final, 6–3, 8–6 to win the ladies' singles tennis title at the 1948 Wimbledon Championships.[1] Margaret duPont was the defending champion, but lost in the semifinals to Doris Hart.

Women's singles
1948 Wimbledon Championships
Final
ChampionUnited States Louise Brough
Runner-upUnited States Doris Hart
Score6–3, 8–6
Details
Draw96 (10 Q )
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
← 1947 · Wimbledon Championships · 1949 →

SeedsEdit

01.     Margaret duPont (semifinals)
02.     Louise Brough (champion)
03.     Pat Todd (semifinals)
04.     Doris Hart (final)
05.     Jean Bostock (quarterfinals)
06.     Sheila Summers (fourth round)
07.     Nelly Landry (quarterfinals)
08.     Shirley Fry (quarterfinals)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Margaret duPont 7 6
5   Jean Bostock 5 3
1   Margaret duPont 4 6 3
4   Doris Hart 6 2 6
4   Doris Hart 6 6
7   Nelly Landry 0 2
4   Doris Hart 3 6
2   Louise Brough 6 8
  Jean Quertier 2 4
3   Pat Todd 6 6
3   Pat Todd 3 5
2   Louise Brough 6 7
8   Shirley Fry 1r
2   Louise Brough 3

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1   Margaret duPont 6 6
  Valerie Cooper 3 0
1   M duPont 6 6
  G Blaisse-Terwindt 2 2
  Truid Blaisse-Terwindt 7 6
Q   Barbara Behr 5 4
1   M duPont 6 6
  P Dawson-Scott 2 2
  Roguie Bain 7 3
  Katherine Keith-Steele 9 6
  K Keith-Steele 2 4
  P Dawson-Scott 6 6
  Penny Durlac 5 2
  Peggy Dawson-Scott 7 6

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5   Jean Bostock 6 6
  Hilde Doleschell 1 4
5   J Bostock 6 6
  C Hoahing 1 2
  Gem Hoahing 6 6
Q   Enid Kerr 3 1
5   J Bostock 6 2 7
  D Muller 2 6 5
  Dorothy Muller 2 6 6
  Sheila Dowdeswell 6 2 3
  D Muller 2 6 7
  C Boegner 6 4 5
  Pat Cowney 1 6
  Colette Boegner 6 8

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4   Doris Hart 4 6 6
  Joy Gannon 6 0 1 4   D Hart 6 6
  Betty Cooke 4 0   H Rihbany 0 1
  Helen Rihbany 6 6 4   D Hart 6 6
  Gladys Lines 6 6   G Lines 1 4
  Nel Hermsen 0 4   G Lines 6 3 6
  Annelise Bossi 4 4   E Sutz 0 6 2
  Edith Sutz 6 6 4   D Hart 6 6
  Joan Curry 6 8   J Curry 2 3
  Argyll Rice 2 6   J Curry 6 6
  Gay Chandler 6 6   G Chandler 4 3
  Joey David 4 1   J Curry 7 6
  Vera Mattar 1 1   B Scofield 5 4
  Barbara Scofield 6 6   B Scofield 6 7
  Mary Terán de Weiss 8 6   M Terán de Weiss 3 5
  Georgie Woodgate 6 3

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7   Nelly Landry 6 6
  Laila Schou Nilsen 1 3 7   N Landry
  Patsy O'Connell 6 4 6   P O'Connell w/o
  Wendy Stork 4 6 3 7   N Landry 6 6
  Kay Tuckey 6 6   K Tuckey 1 1
  Margaret Carlisle 4 1   K Tuckey 6 8 6
  Patsy Rogers 6 6   P Rogers 8 6 2
  Viola White 3 1 7   N Landry 6 8
  Gloria Butler 8 6   V Thomas 3 6
Q   Edna Pool 6 2   G Butler 2 3
  Vera Thomas 6 6   V Thomas 6 6
Q   Judy Wallace 2 3   V Thomas 6 4 6
  Márta Peterdy 8 6   M Peterdy 1 6 1
  Mary Fitzgibbon 6 4   M Peterdy 6 7
  Laura Morgan 1 2   M de Borman 3 5
  Miriamme de Borman 6 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
  Joy Hibbert 3 2
  Lisa Andersen 6 6   L Andersen 0 1
  Margaret Cary 2 6 1   J Quertier 6 6
  Jean Quertier 6 3 6   J Quertier 6 6 0
  Lesley Fulton 6 4 6   M Blair 8 0 0r
  Maeve Brennan 3 6 3   L Fulton 1 2
Q   Erica Percival 4 5   M Blair 6 6
  Molly Blair 6 7   J Quertier 7 6
  Alice Weiwers 5 6 6 6   S Summers 5 2
  Madzy Couquerque 7 0 2   A Weiwers 8 14 6
  Rita Anderson 6 6   R Anderson 10 12 4
  Pearl Panton 1 4   A Weiwers 0 1
Q   Pauline Fisher 2 1 6   S Summers 6 6
  Margot Parker 6 6   M Parker 4 3
  Elsie Phillips 5 1 6   S Summers 6 6
6   Sheila Summers 7 6

Section 6Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
  Margaret Lewis 6 2 1
Q   Enid Andrews 4 6 6 Q   E Andrews 5 6 7
  Betty Passingham 6 6   E Passingham 7 4 9
  Lill Lind 3 3   E Passingham 3 0
  Audrey Osborne 4 2   M Halford 6 6
  Mary Halford 6 6   M Halford 6 6
  Molly James 2 6 6   M James 3 0
  Phyllis Grover 6 2 1   M Halford 3 3
  Thelma Lister 4 3 3   P Todd 6 6
  Pam Bocquet 6 6   P Bocquet 6 6
  Janet Morgan 6 6   J Morgan 2 3
  Dorrit Herbst 4 3   P Bocquet 4 0
  Effie Peters 3 0 3   P Todd 6 6
  Barbara Knapp 6 6   B Knapp 1 6
  Jean Walker-Smith 2 1 3   P Todd 6 8
3   Pat Todd 6 6

Section 7Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
  Zsuzsa Körmöczy 6 6
  Ginette Jucker 2 2
  Z Körmöczy 3 6 6
  J de Meulemeester 6 2 1
  Josane de Meulemeester 6 6
  Tineke Lubbers-Fischer 2 1
  Z Körmöczy 6 4 4
8   S Fry 4 6 6
  Betty Hilton 6 6
Q   Mary Wavish 0 1
  E Hilton 1 6 2
8   S Fry 6 1 6
  Madge Slaney 1 1
8   Shirley Fry 6 6

Section 8Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
  Edith Middleton 6 6 6
  Bea Carris 8 4 1
  E Middleton 3 6 6
  L Brighton 6 2 2
Q   Beryl Parker 3 4
  Leonie Brighton 6 6
  E Middleton 0 1
2   L Brough 6 6
  Betty Wilford 4 2
  Mary Prentiss 6 6
  M Prentiss 1 6 1
2   L Brough 6 4 6
  Betty Lombard 1 1
2   Louise Brough 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

External linksEdit

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