1955 Wimbledon Championships – Women's doubles

Louise Brough and Margaret duPont were the defending champions but did not compete.

Women's doubles
1955 Wimbledon Championships
Final
ChampionsUnited Kingdom Angela Mortimer
United Kingdom Anne Shilcock
Runners-upUnited Kingdom Shirley Bloomer
United Kingdom Pat Ward
Score7–5, 6–1
Details
Draw48 (5 Q )
Seeds4
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
← 1954 · Wimbledon Championships · 1956 →

Angela Mortimer and Anne Shilcock defeated Shirley Bloomer and Pat Ward in the final, 7–5, 6–1 to win the ladies' doubles tennis title at the 1955 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2] To date it remains the last all-British women's doubles final.[3]

SeedsEdit

01.     Barbara Davidson /   Doris Hart (second round)
02.     Beverly Fleitz /   Darlene Hard (semifinals)
03.     Shirley Bloomer /   Pat Ward (final)
04.     Angela Mortimer /   Anne Shilcock (champions)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
2   Beverly Fleitz
  Darlene Hard
6 3 6
  Dora Kilian
  Hazel Redick-Smith
0 6 4
2   Beverly Fleitz
  Darlene Hard
3 7
3   Shirley Bloomer
  Pat Ward
6 9
3   Shirley Bloomer
  Pat Ward
6 6
  Zsuzsa Körmöczy
  Suzanne Schmitt
3 1
3   Shirley Bloomer
  Pat Ward
5 1
4   Angela Mortimer
  Anne Shilcock
7 6
  Rosemary Walsh
  Billie Woodgate
1 8 0
4   Angela Mortimer
  Anne Shilcock
6 6 6
4   Angela Mortimer
  Anne Shilcock
6 6
  Jenny Hoad
  Fay Muller
2 1
  Valerie Koortzen
  Helen Pascoe
2 1
  Jenny Hoad
  Fay Muller
6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
2   Beverly Fleitz
  Darlene Hard
6 6
  Nicla Migliori
  Lea Pericoli
2 1
2   B Fleitz
  D Hard
6 2 6
  E Hopman
  D Knode
2 6 4
  Betty Dawes
  Peggy Dawson-Scott
2 1
  Nell Hopman
  Dorothy Knode
6 6
2   B Fleitz
  D Hard
6 3 6
  D Kilian
  H Redick-Smith
0 6 4
  Mary Carter
  Beryl Penrose
6 6
  Heather Macfarlane
  Molly Mackay
3 1
  M Carter
  B Penrose
2 2
  D Kilian
  H Redick-Smith
6 6
  Rosemary Bulleid
  Georgie Woodgate
2 2
  Dora Kilian
  Hazel Redick-Smith
6 6

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
3   Shirley Bloomer
  Pat Ward
6 6
  Gem Gilbert
  Sue Waters
2 1 3   S Bloomer
  P Ward
6 7
  Constance Ball
  Francesca Leland
2 4   G Butler
  C Mercelis
1 5
  Gloria Butler
  Christiane Mercelis
6 6 3   S Bloomer
  P Ward
6 6
  Susan Billington
  Margot Parker
6 6   S Billington
  M Parker
4 3
  Rita Bentley
  Pat Harrison
2 4   S Billington
  M Parker
6 5 6
Q   Wendy Morris
  Jenny Wagstaff
6 6 Q   W Morris
  J Wagstaff
4 7 2
  Poucette Coessens
  Ida Wrede-Holm
0 3 3   S Bloomer
  P Ward
6 6
Q   SM Colebrooke
  Lorna White
5 6 5   Z Körmöczy
  S Schmitt
3 1
  Jean Bee
  Annie Haillet
7 4 7   J Bee
  A Haillet
1 2
  Grace Kelleher
  Mary Terán de Weiss
5 3   I Pohmann
  E Vollmer
6 6
  Inge Pohmann
  Erika Vollmer
7 6   I Pohmann
  E Vollmer
5 7
  Zsuzsa Körmöczy
  Suzanne Schmitt
4 6 6   Z Körmöczy
  S Schmitt
7 9
  Joan Curry
  Rita Drobný
6 4 3   Z Körmöczy
  S Schmitt
6 7 8
  Lois Felix
  Kay Hubbell
6 6   L Felix
  K Hubbell
8 5 6
  Barbara Knapp
  Valerie Pitt
1 2

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
  Leonie Brighton
  Joan Quelch
9 6
  Ruth Kaufmann
  Fenny ten Bosch
7 4   L Brighton
  J Quelch
5 3
  Rosemary Walsh
  Billie Woodgate
6 2 6   R Walsh
  R Woodgate
7 6
Q   Janet Morgan
  Sheila Speight
2 6 2   R Walsh
  R Woodgate
6 4 6
  Valerie Lewis
  Evelyn Moeller
6 7   V Lewis
  E Moeller
3 6 2
Q   Sidney Brock
  Pauline Titchener
2 5   V Lewis
  E Moeller
4 6 6
  Mary Eyre
  Viola White
6 6   M Eyre
  V White
6 1 3
  Ginette Bucaille
  Susan Chatrier
3 3   R Walsh
  R Woodgate
1 8 0
  Birgit Gullbrandsson-Sandén
  María Josefa de Riba
7 4 2 4   A Mortimer
  A Shilcock
6 6 6
  Loris Nichols
  Daphne Seeney
5 6 6   L Nichols
  D Seeney
1 4
  Angela Buxton
  Pat Hird
6 6   A Buxton
  P Hird
6 6
  Hazel Cheadle
  Gem Hoahing
2 3   A Buxton
  P Hird
3 0
  Heather Brewer
  Arvilla McGuire
6 4 2 4   A Mortimer
  A Shilcock
6 6
  Lorna Cawthorn
  Elaine Watson
3 6 6   L Cawthorn
  E Watson
1 1
  Alison Baker
  Doris Popple
0 2 4   A Mortimer
  A Shilcock
6 6
4   Angela Mortimer
  Anne Shilcock
6 6

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
  Valerie Koortzen
  Helen Pascoe
9 6
Q   Lesley Fulton
  Mrs FB Webb
7 3
  V Koortzen
  H Pascoe
6 6
  M Halford
  P Panton
2 1
  Elizabeth Broz
  Ilse Schuh-Proxauf
7 4 3
  Mary Halford
  Pearl Panton
5 6 6
  V Koortzen
  H Pascoe
2 1
  J Hoad
  F Muller
6 6
  Vera Thomas
  Bea Walter
3 2
  Jenny Hoad
  Fay Muller
6 6
  J Hoad
  F Muller
6 6
  J Middleton
  D Spiers
2 4
  Jennifer Middleton
  Doreen Spiers
6 1 6
1   Barbara Davidson
  Doris Hart
4 6 2

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.
  3. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.

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