1958 Wimbledon Championships

The 1958 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 23 June until Saturday 5 July 1958.[1] It was the 73rd staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1958. Ashley Cooper and Althea Gibson won the singles titles.

1958 Wimbledon Championships
Date23 June – 5 July 1958
Edition72nd
CategoryGrand Slam
SurfaceGrass
LocationChurch Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
VenueAll England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Attendance271,019
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Ashley Cooper
Women's Singles
United States Althea Gibson
Men's Doubles
Sweden Sven Davidson / Sweden Ulf Schmidt
Women's Doubles
Brazil Maria Bueno / United States Althea Gibson
Mixed Doubles
Australia Robert Howe / Australia Lorraine Coghlan
Boys' Singles
United States Butch Buchholz
Girls' Singles
United States Sally Moore
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ChampionsEdit

Ashley Cooper, Men's Singles Champion (1958)
Althea Gibson, Women's Singles Champion (1958)

SeniorsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Ashley Cooper defeated   Neale Fraser, 3–6, 6–3, 6–4, 13–11[2][3]

Women's SinglesEdit

  Althea Gibson defeated   Angela Mortimer, 8–6, 6–2[4][5]

Men's DoublesEdit

  Sven Davidson /   Ulf Schmidt defeated   Ashley Cooper /   Neale Fraser, 6–4, 6–4, 8–6[6]

Women's DoublesEdit

  Maria Bueno /   Althea Gibson defeated   Margaret duPont /   Margaret Varner, 6–3, 7–5[7]

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Robert Howe /   Lorraine Coghlan defeated   Kurt Nielsen /   Althea Gibson, 6–3, 13–11[8]

JuniorsEdit

Boys' SinglesEdit

  Butch Buchholz defeated   Premjit Lall, 6–1, 6–3[9]

Girls' SinglesEdit

  Sally Moore defeated   Anna Dmitrieva, 6–2, 6–4[10]

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. ^ "Cooper Wins at Wimbledon". Lodi News-Sentinel. Wimbledon, London, England. 5 July 1958.
  4. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884–2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Althea Gibson Wins Wimbledon Net Title". Oxnard Press-Courier. Wimbledon, London, England. 5 July 1958.
  6. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884–2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  7. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913–2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913–2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  9. ^ "Boys' Singles Finals 1947–2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  10. ^ "Girls' Singles Finals 1947–2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.

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