1952 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

Maureen Connolly defeated Louise Brough in the final, 7–5, 6–3 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1952 Wimbledon Championships.[1] Doris Hart was the defending champion, but lost in the quarterfinals to Pat Todd.

Women's Singles
1952 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionUnited States Maureen Connolly
Runner-upUnited States Louise Brough
Final score7–5, 6–3
Details
Draw96 (10 Q )
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1951 · Wimbledon Championships · 1953 →

SeedsEdit

01.     Doris Hart (Quarterfinals)
02.     Maureen Connolly (Champion)
03.     Shirley Fry (Semifinals)
04.     Louise Brough (Final)
05.     Pat Todd (Semifinals)
06.     Jean Walker-Smith (Quarterfinals)
07.     Thelma Long (Quarterfinals)
08.     Jean Rinkel-Quertier (Quarterfinals)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
2   Maureen Connolly 5 6 6
7   Thelma Long 7 2 0
2   Maureen Connolly 6 6
3   Shirley Fry 4 3
3   Shirley Fry 6 6
6   Jean Walker-Smith 3 3
2   Maureen Connolly 7 6
4   Louise Brough 5 3
8   Jean Rinkel-Quertier 1 7
4   Louise Brough 6 9
4   Louise Brough 6 3 6
5   Pat Todd 3 6 1
5   Pat Todd 6 7 6
1   Doris Hart 8 5 4

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
2   Maureen Connolly 6 6
  Evelyn Moeller 2 0
2   M Connolly 6 6
  A Mortimer 4 3
  Rita Anderson 2 2
  Angela Mortimer 6 6
2   M Connolly 6 5 7
  S Partridge 3 7 5
  Barbara Knapp 6 4 6
  Lorna Cornell 3 6 3
  B Knapp 4 7
  S Partridge 6 9
  Jacqueline Kermina 6 2
  Sue Partridge 8 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   Thelma Long 6 6
  Helen Proudfoot 1 0
7   Long 6 6
  V Rigollet 1 4
  Violette Rigollet 6 6
  Betty Wilford 3 4
7   T Long 6 6
  V White 2 1
  Meriel Morgan 2 2
  Mary Terán de Weiss 6 6
  M Terán de Weiss 4 1r
  V White 6 4
  Viola White 6 6
  Charlotte Decker 2 4

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3   Shirley Fry 6 6
  Mary Halford 0 0 3   S Fry 6 6
Q   Jacqueline Beswick 2 2   E Attwood 2 2
  Evelyn Attwood 6 6 3   S Fry 6 6
  Janet Morgan 6 6   E Lombard 2 1
  Shirley Bloomer 1 4   J Morgan 2 2
  Betty Lombard 6 6   E Lombard 6 6
  Janine de Ridder 2 2 3   S Fry 6 6
  Jean Trower 6 6   M Bourbonnais 4 0
  Pat Gotla 3 3   J Trower 5 2
  Helga Strecker 6 2 3 Q   E Watson 7 6
Q   Elaine Watson 2 6 6 Q   E Watson 3 4
  Norma Potts 1 7 7   M Bourbonnais 6 6
  Jenny Wagstaff 6 5 5   N Potts 2 1
  Pearl Panton 4 3   M Bourbonnais 6 6
  Michelle Bourbonnais 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6   Jean Walker-Smith 6 6
  Suzanne Schmitt 3 4 6   J Walker-Smith 6 6
  Laura Morgan 1 2   H Redick-Smith 1 4
  Hazel Redick-Smith 6 6 6   J Walker-Smith 6 6
  Rosemary Bulleid 6 1 2   P Harrison 1 3
  Pat Harrison 3 6 6   P Harrison 6 5 6
  Doreen Wedderburn 3 4 Q   B Abbas 4 7 4
Q   Betsy Abbas 6 6 6   J Walker-Smith 6 6
  Edie Luxton 1 2   G Woodgate 1 1
  Joopy Roos-Van der Wal 6 6   F Roos-Van der Wal 6 2
  Pat Ward 6 6   P Ward 8 6
  Helena Matouš 2 3   P Ward 5 6 1
  Georgie Woodgate 6 6   G Woodgate 7 4 6
  Noelle Knight 4 0   G Woodgate 6 6
  Valerie Lewis 3 6 6   V Lewis 3 4
LL   Angela Buxton 6 3 3

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Inge Pohmann 4 6 1
  Peggy Dawson-Scott 6 3 6   P Dawson-Scott 6 6
  Margaret Knott 2 6 4   E Phillips 3 2
  Elsie Phillips 6 2 6   P Dawson-Scott 6 3 6
  Billie Woodgate 6 4 6   E Hopman 2 6 2
  Elizabeth Broz 3 6 1   R Woodgate 3 0
  Nell Hopman 6 6   E Hopman 6 6
Q   Margaret Carlisle 0 0   P Dawson-Scott 1 2
Q   Joan MacLeod 2 4 8   J Rinkel-Quertier 6 6
  Helen Fletcher 6 6   H Fletcher 4 6 6
  Wendy Morris 2 1   B Bartlett 6 3 0
  Beryl Bartlett 6 6   H Fletcher 0 4
  Gwen Scott 1 2 8   J Rinkel-Quertier 6 6
Q   Bobbie Wilson 6 6 Q   B Wilson 1 3
  Dorothy Cooper 1 3 8   J Rinkel-Quertier 6 6
8   Jean Rinkel-Quertier 6 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Vera Thomas 6 6
  Nel Hermsen 3 1   V Thomas 4 8 6
  Effie Peters 6 5 3 Q   S Speight 6 6 2
Q   Sheila Speight 2 7 6   V Thomas 6 3
  Margot Parker 4 6 6   N Adamson 8 6
  Audrey Bates 6 3 1   M Parker 4 1
  Gem Hoahing 3 2   N Adamson 6 6
  Nelly Adamson 6 6   N Adamson 6 1 2
  Jean Petchell 5 3 4   L Brough 1 6 6
  Gwendolyn Love 7 6   G Love 2 1
  Rosemary Walsh 4 2   Penrose 6 6
  Beryl Penrose 6 6   Penrose 2 1
  Gay Chandler 4 6 5 4   L Brough 6 6
  Thelma Lister 6 4 3r   G Chandler 0 0
  Pat Lewis 1 0 4   L Brough 6 6
4   Louise Brough 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Q   Frances Walthew 6 3
Q   Enid Kerr 4 0r
Q   F Walthew 0 0
  D Head 6 6
  Dorothy Head 6 6
  Thelma Salo 3 2
  D Head 4 3
5   P Todd 6 6
  Gladys Lines 1 1
  Joan Curry 6 6
  J Curry 3 3
5   P Todd 6 6
  Arvilla McGuire 0 2
5   Pat Todd 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Q   Mary Harris 5 3
  Leonie Brighton 7 6
  L Brighton 4 1
  J Wipplinger 6 6
  Julia Wipplinger 4 6 7
  Christiane Mercelis 6 4 5
  J Wipplinger 4 6 3
1   D Hart 6 4 6
  Barbara Lewis 6 6
  Elena Lehmann 3 1
  B Lewis 1 6 1
1   D Hart 6 2 6
LL   SI Odling 1 0
1   Doris Hart 6 6

ReferencesEdit

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

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