1951 Wimbledon Championships

The 1951 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 25 June until Saturday 7 July 1951.[1] It was the 65th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1951. Dick Savitt and Doris Hart won the singles titles.

1951 Wimbledon Championships
Date25 June – 7 July
Edition65th
CategoryGrand Slam
SurfaceGrass
LocationChurch Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
VenueAll England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Attendance267,440
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Dick Savitt
Women's Singles
United States Doris Hart
Men's Doubles
Australia Ken McGregor / Australia Frank Sedgman
Women's Doubles
United States Shirley Fry / United States Doris Hart
Mixed Doubles
Australia Frank Sedgman / United States Doris Hart
Boys' Singles
South Africa Johann Kupferburger
Girls' Singles
United Kingdom Lorna Cornell
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ChampionsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Dick Savitt defeated   Ken McGregor, 6–4, 6–4, 6–4 [2]

Women's SinglesEdit

  Doris Hart defeated   Shirley Fry, 6–1, 6–0 [3]

Men's DoublesEdit

  Ken McGregor /   Frank Sedgman defeated   Jaroslav Drobný /   Eric Sturgess, 3–6, 6–2, 6–3, 3–6, 6–3 [4]

Women's DoublesEdit

  Shirley Fry /   Doris Hart defeated   Louise Brough /   Margaret duPont, 6–3, 13–11 [5]

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Frank Sedgman /   Doris Hart defeated   Mervyn Rose /   Nancye Bolton, 7–5, 6–2 [6]

JuniorsEdit

Boys' SinglesEdit

  Johann Kupferburger defeated   Kamel Moubarek, 8–6, 6–4 [7]

Girls' SinglesEdit

  Lorna Cornell defeated   Silvana Lazzarino, 6–3, 6–4 [8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. p. 128. ISBN 978-1899039401.
  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.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1951 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1951 U.S. National Championships