1950 Wimbledon Championships

The 1950 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 26 June until Saturday 8 July.[1] It was the 64th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1950.

1950 Wimbledon Championships
Date26 June – 8 July
Edition64th
CategoryGrand Slam
SurfaceGrass
LocationChurch Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
VenueAll England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's singles
United States Budge Patty
Women's singles
United States Louise Brough
Men's doubles
Australia John Bromwich / Australia Adrian Quist
Women's doubles
United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret duPont
Mixed doubles
South Africa Eric Sturgess / United States Louise Brough
Boys' singles
United Kingdom John Horn
Girls' singles
United Kingdom Lorna Cornell
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For the first time since the 1927 introduction of seedings 16 players were seeded in the men's singles event instead of eight.[2] Budge Patty and Louise Brough won the singles titles.

FinalesEdit

SeniorsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

  Budge Patty defeated   Frank Sedgman, 6–1, 8–10, 6–2, 6–3 [3]

Women's singlesEdit

  Louise Brough defeated   Margaret duPont, 6–1, 3–6, 6–1 [4]

Men's doublesEdit

  John Bromwich /   Adrian Quist defeated   Geoff Brown /   Bill Sidwell, 7–5, 3–6, 6–3, 3–6, 6–2 [5]

Women's doublesEdit

  Louise Brough /   Margaret duPont defeated   Shirley Fry /   Doris Hart, 6–4, 5–7, 6–1 [6]

Mixed doublesEdit

  Eric Sturgess /   Louise Brough defeated   Geoff Brown /   Pat Todd, 11–9, 1–6, 6–4 [7]

JuniorsEdit

Boys' singlesEdit

  John Horn defeated   Kamel Moubarek, 6–0, 6–2 [8]

Girls' singlesEdit

  Lorna Cornell defeated   Astrid Winther, 6–2, 6–4 [9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. p. 128. ISBN 978-1899039401.
  2. ^ "Sedgman Gets No.1 Seeding For Wimbledon Singles". The Sydney Morning Herald. National Library of Australia. 21 June 1950. p. 1.
  3. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  7. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Boys' Singles Finals 1947-2018". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 18 June 2021.
  9. ^ "Girls' Singles Finals 1947-2018". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 18 June 2021.

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