1955 Wimbledon Championships – Men's doubles

Rex Hartwig and Mervyn Rose were the defending champions, but decided not to play together. Rose partnered with George Worthington but lost in the semifinals to Hartwig and his partner Lew Hoad.

Men's doubles
1955 Wimbledon Championships
Final
ChampionsAustralia Rex Hartwig
Australia Lew Hoad
Runners-upAustralia Neale Fraser
Australia Ken Rosewall
Score7–5, 6–4, 6–3
Details
Draw64 (5 Q )
Seeds4
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
← 1954 · Wimbledon Championships · 1956 →

Hartwig and Hoad defeated Neale Fraser and Ken Rosewall in the final, 7–5, 6–4, 6–3 to win the gentlemen's doubles tennis title at the 1955 Wimbledon Championship.[1][2]

SeedsEdit

01.     Vic Seixas /   Tony Trabert (semifinals)
02.     Rex Hartwig /   Lew Hoad (champions)
03.     Neale Fraser /   Ken Rosewall (semifinals)
04.     Budge Patty /   Ham Richardson (third round)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
2   Rex Hartwig
  Lew Hoad
6 6 2 6
  Ramanathan Krishnan
  Naresh Kumar
2 4 6 2
2   Rex Hartwig
  Lew Hoad
7 6 6 2 6
  Mervyn Rose
  George Worthington
9 4 4 6 1
  John Ager
  Pablo Eisenberg
3 1 2
  Mervyn Rose
  George Worthington
6 6 6
2   Rex Hartwig
  Lew Hoad
7 6 6
3   Neale Fraser
  Ken Rosewall
5 4 3
  Herbie Flam
  Adrian Quist
4 6 6 2
3   Neale Fraser
  Ken Rosewall
6 4 8 6
3   Neale Fraser
  Ken Rosewall
6 1 6 4 6
1   Vic Seixas
  Tony Trabert
2 6 1 6 3
  Bob Perry
  Gilbert Shea
6 1 1
1   Vic Seixas
  Tony Trabert
8 6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
2   Rex Hartwig
  Lew Hoad
6 3 9 8
  Jean-Noël Grinda
  Jean-Claude Molinari
3 6 7 6 2   R Hartwig
  L Hoad
6 6 6
  Andrés Hammersley
  Harry Hopman
0 11 6 7   A Hammersley
  H Hopman
2 2 1
Q   John Drinkall
  Martin Hime
6 9 1 5 2   R Hartwig
  L Hoad
6 6 6
  Eric Bulmer
  John Ward
6 6 5 6   E Bulmer
  J Ward
2 0 3
  Ralph Oliver
  Howard Walton
0 2 7 3   E Bulmer
  J Ward
10 2 6 3 6
  Eric Filby
  Doug Scharenguivel
4 2 7   E della Paolera
  A Russell
8 6 4 6 3
  Ernesto della Paolera
  Alejo Russell
6 6 9 2   R Hartwig
  L Hoad
6 6 2 6
  Eduardo Argon
  Jaime Bartrolí
0 1 3   R Krishnan
  N Kumar
2 4 6 2
  Ramanathan Krishnan
  Naresh Kumar
6 6 6   R Krishnan
  N Kumar
6 6 6
  Pierre Geelhand de Merxem
  Gino Mezzi
w/o Q   R Kaley
  F Wallis
1 3 2
Q   Reg Kaley
  Francis Wallis
  R Krishnan
  N Kumar
6 6 6
  Hans van Dalsum
  Fred Dehnert
3 2 2   A Mottram
  G Paish
2 2 3
LL   Basil Hutchins
  Geoffrey Owen
6 6 6   B Hutchins
  G Owen
3 2 2
  Tony Mottram
  Geoffrey Paish
7 6 6   A Mottram
  G Paish
6 6 6
  Ian McDonald
  Hans Redl
5 1 1

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
4   Budge Patty
  Ham Richardson
6 6 6
  Freddie Huber
  Franz Saiko
3 1 3 4   J Patty
  H Richardson
6 6 6
  Josip Palada
  Ilija Panajotović
13 2 3 4   I Gulyás
  I Sikorszki
2 4 2
  István Gulyás
  István Sikorszki
11 6 6 6 4   J Patty
  H Richardson
w/o
  Philippe Chatrier
  Marc Lasry
0 1 3   J Ager
  P Eisenberg
  John Ager
  Pablo Eisenberg
6 6 6   J Ager
  P Eisenberg
6 5 6 7
  Gardnar Mulloy
  Bud Robineau
7 3 4   S Schwartz
  S Stockenberg
1 7 4 5
  Sidney Schwartz
  Staffan Stockenberg
9 6 6   J Ager
  P Eisenberg
3 1 2
  Headley Baxter
  Claude Lister
0 3 1   M Rose
  G Worthington
6 6 6
  Mike Davies
  Billy Knight
6 6 6   M Davies
  W Knight
4 6 6 0 3
  Abe Segal
  Ian Vermaak
5 13 6 12   J Arkinstall
  R Howe
6 4 2 6 6
  Jack Arkinstall
  Bob Howe
7 15 3 14   J Arkinstall
  R Howe
3 5 2
  Luis Ayala
  Władysław Skonecki
6 6 7   M Rose
  G Worthington
6 7 6
  Arsenio Motolko
  Isaías Pimentel
3 4 5   L Ayala
  W Skonecki
2 6 1 3
  Mervyn Rose
  George Worthington
6 6 10   M Rose
  G Worthington
6 2 6 6
  Mal Anderson
  Geoff Radford
4 2 8

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
  Sven Davidson
  Kurt Nielsen
6 6 6
  Donald Flye
  Malcolm Fox
1 2 3   S Davidson
  K Nielsen
1 4 4
  Herbie Flam
  Adrian Quist
6 6 6   H Flam
  A Quist
6 6 6
Q   Colin Hannam
  Dick Potter
1 1 2   H Flam
  A Quist
6 3 6 6
LL   Norman Dale
  John Melhuish
1 3 2   L Bergelin
  T Johansson
1 6 4 1
  Lennart Bergelin
  Torsten Johansson
6 6 6   L Bergelin
  T Johansson
6 9 6 6
Q   András Kálmán
  DE Wright
3 4 3   S Højberg
  A Vincent
3 11 4 4
  Søren Højberg
  Tony Vincent
6 6 6   H Flam
  A Quist
4 6 6 2
  Robert Bédard
  Don Fontana
4 3 8 6 4 3   N Fraser
  K Rosewall
6 4 8 6
  Jean Borotra
  Robert Haillet
6 6 6 2 6   J Borotra
  R Haillet
4 5 4
  Trevor Fancutt
  Owen Williams
6 6 6   T Fancutt
  O Williams
6 7 6
  Ivan Devroe
  Jacques Peten
1 3 0   T Fancutt
  O Williams
2 2 1
Q   Rupert Huber
  Peter Scholl
2 4 1 3   N Fraser
  K Rosewall
6 6 6
  Jaroslav Drobný
  Enrique Morea
6 6 6   J Drobný
  E Morea
6 6 2 3
  Tony Clayton
  Peter Moys
2 1 1 3   N Fraser
  K Rosewall
4 8 6 6
3   Neale Fraser
  Ken Rosewall
6 6 6

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
  George Druliner
  John Fleitz
6 2 8 6
  René Buser
  Stefán László
4 6 6 2   G Druliner
  J Fleitz
6 6 6 6
  Gordon Forbes
  Russell Seymour
w/o   JM Draper
  E Martínez
0 2 8 1
  José María Draper
  Emilio Martínez
  G Druliner
  J Fleitz
5 5 2
  Geoff Ward
  Ivor Warwick
2 6 6 5   R Perry
  G Shea
7 7 6
  Art Larsen
  Hugh Stewart
6 4 8 7   A Larsen
  H Stewart
5 2 4
  Ashley Cooper
  Bill Gilmour
6 4 10 6 8   R Perry
  G Shea
7 6 6
  Bob Perry
  Gilbert Shea
4 6 12 3 10   R Perry
  G Shea
6 1 1
  Arthur Gubb
  Cedric Mason
4 5 2 1   V Seixas
  A Trabert
8 6 6
  Nicola Pietrangeli
  Orlando Sirola
6 7 6   N Pietrangeli
  O Sirola
6 9 9
  Jacques Brichant
  Philippe Washer
8 6 6   J Brichant
  P Washer
4 7 7
  Henry Billington
  Don Butler
6 2 2   N Pietrangeli
  O Sirola
6 18 4 4 1
  Tony Pickard
  Bobby Wilson
6 6 6 1   V Seixas
  A Trabert
4 16 6 6 6
  John Horn
  Czesław Spychała
4 3 4   A Pickard
  R Wilson
1 1 1
  John Barrett
  Roger Becker
6 2 1 1   V Seixas
  A Trabert
6 6 6
1   Vic Seixas
  Tony Trabert
8 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 100 Years of Wimbledon by Lance Tingay, Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

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