1953 Wimbledon Championships

The 1953 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 22 June until Saturday 4 July 1953.[1] It was the 67th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1953. Vic Seixas and Maureen Connolly won the singles titles.

1953 Wimbledon Championships
Date22 June – 4 July
Edition67th
CategoryGrand Slam
SurfaceGrass
LocationChurch Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
VenueAll England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Vic Seixas
Women's Singles
United States Maureen Connolly
Men's Doubles
Australia Lew Hoad / Australia Ken Rosewall
Women's Doubles
United States Shirley Fry / United States Doris Hart
Mixed Doubles
United States Vic Seixas / United States Doris Hart
Boys' Singles
United Kingdom Billy Knight
Girls' Singles
South Africa Dora Kilian
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ChampionsEdit

SeniorsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Vic Seixas defeated   Kurt Nielsen, 9–7, 6–3, 6–4 [2]

Women's SinglesEdit

  Maureen Connolly defeated   Doris Hart 8–6, 7–5 [3]

Men's DoublesEdit

  Lew Hoad /   Ken Rosewall defeated   Rex Hartwig /   Mervyn Rose, 6–4, 7–5, 4–6, 7–5 [4]

Women's DoublesEdit

  Shirley Fry /   Doris Hart defeated   Maureen Connolly /   Julia Sampson, 6–0, 6–0 [5]

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Vic Seixas' /   Doris Hart defeated   Enrique Morea /   Shirley Fry, 9–7, 7–5 [6]

JuniorsEdit

Boys' SinglesEdit

  Billy Knight defeated   Ramanathan Krishnan, 7–5, 6–4 [7]

Girls' SinglesEdit

  Dora Kilian defeated   Valerie Pitt, 6–4, 4–6, 6–1 [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
1953 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1953 U.S. National Championships