1955 Wimbledon Championships – Women's singles

Louise Brough defeated Beverly Fleitz in the final, 7–5, 8–6 to win the ladies' singles tennis title at the 1955 Wimbledon Championships.[1] Maureen Connolly was the defending champion, but withdrew after breaking her leg.[2]

Women's singles
1955 Wimbledon Championships
Final
ChampionUnited States Louise Brough
Runner-upUnited States Beverly Fleitz
Score7–5, 8–6
Details
Draw96 (10 Q )
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
← 1954 · Wimbledon Championships · 1956 →

SeedsEdit

01.     Doris Hart (semifinals)
02.     Louise Brough (champion)
03.     Beverly Fleitz (final)
04.     Angela Mortimer (second round)
05.     Dorothy Knode (quarterfinals)
06.     Darlene Hard (semifinals)
07.     Beryl Penrose (quarterfinals)
08.     Angela Buxton (quarterfinals)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Doris Hart 6 6
5   Dorothy Knode 4 3
1   Doris Hart 3 0
3   Beverly Fleitz 6 6
3   Beverly Fleitz 6 6
8   Angela Buxton 2 2
3   Beverly Fleitz 5 6
2   Louise Brough 7 8
6   Darlene Hard 6 6
  Zsuzsa Körmöczy 2 3
6   Darlene Hard 3 6
2   Louise Brough 6 8
7   Beryl Penrose 2 0
2   Louise Brough 6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1   Doris Hart 6 6
  Nell Hopman 1 0
1   D Hart 6 6
  D Kilian 2 1
  Kay Hubbell 2 1
  Dora Kilian 6 6
1   D Hart 6 6
  MJ de Riba 1 3
  Margot Parker 6 6
  Audrey Clarke 1 2
  M Parker 2 4
  MJ de Riba 6 6
  Lea Pericoli 7 1 2
  María Josefa de Riba 5 6 6

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5   Dorothy Knode 6 2 7
  Fay Muller 4 6 5
5   D Knode 6 4 6
  M Dittmeyer 3 6 3
  Kathleen Stott 4 6 3
  Margot Dittmeyer 6 1 6
5   D Knode 6 6
  S Bloomer 2 2
  Heather Macfarlane 3 3
  Shirley Bloomer 6 6
  S Bloomer 6 6
  V Lewis 4 1
  Valerie Lewis 6 6
  Anneliese Schuh-Proxauf 2 2

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3   Beverly Fleitz 6 6
  Inge Pohmann 0 2 3   B Fleitz 6 6
  Billie Woodgate 1 6 6   R Woodgate 3 1
  Pat Hird 6 4 1 3   B Fleitz 6 6
  Suzanne Schmitt 6 6   D Spiers 4 1
  Valerie Pitt 3 0   S Schmitt 4 1
  Doreen Spiers 3 6 6   D Spiers 6 6
  Peggy Dawson-Scott 6 2 4 3   B Fleitz 6 6
Q   Joan MacLeod 1 1   S Chatrier 3 0
  Susan Chatrier 6 6   S Chatrier 6 6
  Poucette Coessens 3 2 Q   N Kemsey-Bourne 1 2
Q   Norma Kemsey-Bourne 6 6   S Chatrier 6 6
  Lorna Cawthorn 4 4   J Knight 2 0
  Rita Bentley 6 6   R Bentley 3 2
  Birgit Gullbrandsson-Sandén 6 10 4   J Knight 6 6
  Jean Knight 3 12 6

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8   Angela Buxton
  Vera Thomas w/o 8   A Buxton 5 6 6
  Gem Hoahing 3 5   L Felix 7 4 1
  Lois Felix 6 7 8   A Buxton 6 6
Q   Joan Quelch 1 1   H Cheadle 4 3
  Hazel Cheadle 6 6   H Cheadle 6 4 6
  Sue Waters 6 13   S Waters 2 6 4
  Jean Bee 3 11 8   A Buxton 6 6
  Alison Baker 2 0   J Hoad 1 0
  Loris Nichols 6 6   L Nichols 3 6 6
  Helen Pascoe 6 4 6   H Pascoe 6 4 3
  Ida Wrede-Holm 4 6 1   L Nichols 6 3 3
  Arvilla McGuire 5 8 5   J Hoad 4 6 6
  Jenny Hoad 7 6 7   J Hoad 6 3 6
LL   Anne Price 11 4 Q   A Gibb 1 6 3
Q   Anthea Gibb 13 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
  Pat Harrison 5 6 6
  Barbara Knapp 7 4 3   P Harrison 1 6
Q   Wendy Morris 1 3   F ten Bosch 6 8
  Fenny ten Bosch 6 6   F ten Bosch 4 2
  Pearl Panton 1 2   M Carter 6 6
  Mary Carter 6 6   M Carter 9 6
  Bea Walter 3 6 5   M Terán de Weiss 7 2
  Mary Terán de Weiss 6 3 7   M Carter 3 3
  Beth Ruffin 2 1 6   D Hard 6 6
  Ruth Kaufmann 6 6   R Kaufmann 1 6 3
  Joan Curry 1 2   A Shilcock 6 3 6
  Anne Shilcock 6 6   A Shilcock 0 4
  Leonie Brighton 7 6   D Hard 6 6
  Barbara Davidson 7r   L Brighton 2 2
  Daphne Seeney 1 6 0 6   D Hard 6 6
6   Darlene Hard 6 3 6

Section 6Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
  Georgie Woodgate 2 7 4
  Ginette Bucaille 6 5 6   G Bucaille 7 2 1
  Denise Collier 0 6   J Middleton 5 6 6
  Jennifer Middleton 6 8   J Middleton 2 4
  Christiane Mercelis 4 9 6   C Mercelis 6 6
  Erika Vollmer 6 7 3   C Mercelis 0 7 8
Q   Sheila Griffin 2 5   M Boundy 6 5 6
  Marion Boundy 6 7   C Mercelis 1 2
  Nicla Migliori 6 1 2   Z Körmöczy 6 6
  Elizabeth Broz 4 6 6   E Broz 2 4
  Valerie Koortzen 1 6 6   V Koortzen 6 6
Q   Renée Schuurman 6 3 3   V Koortzen 1 3
  Rosemary Bulleid 1 1   Z Körmöczy 6 6
  Zsuzsa Körmöczy 6 6   Z Körmöczy 7 6
  Lynne Luxton 0 2 4   A Mortimer 5 2
4   Angela Mortimer 6 6

Section 7Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
  Viola White 6 2 6
Q   Marion Craig-Smith 3 6 4
  V White 2 2
  H Redick-Smith 6 6
  Hazel Redick-Smith 6 6
  Rita Davar 1 3
  H Redick-Smith 6 2 3
7   B Penrose 4 6 6
LL   Françoise Lemal 6 6
  Mollie Govett 1 0
LL   F Lemal 1 2
7   B Penrose 6 6
  Constance Ball 2 6 3
7   Beryl Penrose 6 4 6

Section 8Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
  Pat Ward 6 3 6
  Heather Brewer 4 6 8
  H Brewer 6 6
  E Watson 4 1
  Elaine Watson 6 6
Q   Sheila Speight 2 3
  H Brewer 2 2
2   L Brough 6 6
Q   Sonia Pool 2 6 3
  Janet Morgan 6 4 6
  J Morgan 0 0
2   L Brough 6 6
  Rosemary Walsh 0 2
2   Louise Brough 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.
  2. ^ Little, Alan (2010). 2010 Wimbledon Compendium. Wimbledon, London: The All England Lawn Tennis Club. p. 299. ISBN 1899039333.

External linksEdit

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