1958 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

First-seeded Althea Gibson successfully defended her title, defeating Angela Mortimer in the final, 8–6, 6–2 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1958 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Women's Singles
1958 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionUnited States Althea Gibson
Runner-upUnited Kingdom Angela Mortimer
Final score8–6, 6–2
Details
Draw96 (10 Q )
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1957 · Wimbledon Championships · 1959 →
Althea Gibson, 1958 champion

SeedsEdit

01.     Althea Gibson (Champion)
02.     Christine Truman (Fourth round)
03.     Dorothy Knode (Second round)
04.     Maria Bueno (Quarterfinals)
05.     Shirley Bloomer (Quarterfinals)
06.     Zsuzsa Körmöczy (Semifinals)
07.     Janet Hopps (Second round)
08.     Karol Fageros (Third round)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
  Mimi Arnold 1 7 6
6   Zsuzsa Körmöczy 6 5 8
6   Zsuzsa Körmöczy 0 1
  Angela Mortimer 6 6
  Angela Mortimer 4 6 10
  Margaret duPont 6 3 8
  Angela Mortimer 6 2
1   Althea Gibson 8 6
  Ann Haydon 6 7
4   Maria Bueno 3 5
  Ann Haydon 2 0
1   Althea Gibson 6 6
5   Shirley Bloomer 3 8 2
1   Althea Gibson 6 6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
2   Christine Truman 6 6
  Rosemary Deloford 0 1
2   C Truman 6 6
  J Rook 3 1
  Pat Nettleton 4 6
  Jill Rook 6 8
2   C Truman 8 3
  M Arnold 10 6
  Mimi Arnold 2 6 6
  Pat Wheeler 6 3 0
  M Arnold 6 8
  E Vollmer 2 6
  Erika Vollmer 6 6
  Veronika Studer 4 4

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6   Zsuzsa Körmöczy 6 6
  Florence de la Courtie 4 2
6   Z Körmöczy 6 6
  H Segal 2 3
  Sonja Pachta 4 1
  Heather Segal 6 6
6   Z Körmöczy 6 6
  M Hawton 2 1
  Mary Terán de Weiss 6 6
  Fran Marshall 2 4
  M Terán de Weiss 4 1
  M Hawton 6 6
  Mary Hawton 6 6
  Joopy Roos-Van der Wal 2 0

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3   Dorothy Knode 7 6
Q   Pauline Roberts 5 2 3   D Knode 3 5
  Christiane Mercelis 6 6   C Mercelis 6 7
  Sue Waters 2 1   C Mercelis 6 6
Q   Anthea Warwick Q   A Warwick 0 2
  Sue Chatrier w/o Q   A Warwick 6 1 6
  Gill Worrall 6 6 1   S Cox 4 6 2
  Sonia Cox 8 2 6   C Mercelis 3 4
  Gem Hoahing 0 1   A Mortimer 6 6
  Edda Buding 6 6   E Buding 6 6
  Vera Thomas 1 9 6   V Thomas 3 1
  Ingeborg Vogler 6 7 2   E Buding 2 4
  Mercedes Solsona 0 2   A Mortimer 6 6
  Sandra Reynolds 6 6   S Reynolds 8 2 0
  Angela Mortimer 6 6   A Mortimer 6 6 6
  Carmen Ibarra 0 2

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   Janet Hopps 6 6
  Jean Bostock 3 3 7   J Hopps 5 7
  Marie-Odile Bouchet 2 2   N Marsh 7 9
  Norma Marsh 6 6   N Marsh 3 6 6
  June Fitzpatrick 2 2   M duPont 6 3 8
  Joyce Fulton 6 6   J Fulton 1 0
  Pearl Panton 3 0   M duPont 6 6
  Margaret duPont 6 6   M duPont 6 6
Q   Caroline Leather 8 7   F Muller 3 2
Q   Shirley Hannah 6 5 Q   C Leather 1 8
  Rita Bentley 1 6 0   R Reyes 6 10
  Rosie Reyes 6 4 6   R Reyes 3 5
  Wilma Smith 4 5   F Muller 6 7
  Sonia Cox 6 7   S Cox 5 3
  Fay Muller 6 6   F Muller 7 6
  Jean Knight 0 1

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Q   Jenny Young 1 1
  Ann Haydon 6 6   A Haydon 6 1 6
  Ilse Buding 5 4   M Varner 3 6 2
  Margaret Varner 7 6   A Haydon 3 6 7
Q   Margaret Grace 6 0 1   J Forbes 6 2 5
  Pilar Barril 3 6 6   P Barril 1 7 3
  Gill Evans 1 4   J Forbes 6 5 6
  Jean Forbes 6 6   A Haydon 1 6 6
  Pat Hird 3 2   P Ward 6 3 1
  Pat Ward 6 6   P Ward 6 7
  Thelma Lister 6 7 7   T Lister 3 5
Q   Bobbie Wilson 4 9 5   P Ward 2 6 6
  Poucette Bernheim 1 2 8   K Fageros 6 4 4
  Silvana Lazzarino 6 6   S Lazzarino 1 5
  Sally Moore 3 5 8   K Fageros 6 7
8   Karol Fageros 6 7

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Viola White 6 2 6
  Margaret Carter 3 6 4   V White 3 2
  Thelma Long 6 5 6   T Long 6 6
  Anne Shilcock 1 7 2   T Long 6 6
  Ruia Morrison 11 6   R Morrison 4 3
  Louise Snow 9 3   R Morrison 2 6 6
  Isabel Troccole 1 7   S Armstrong 6 3 3
  Sheila Armstrong 6 9   T Long 2 3
  Maud Galtier 4   M Bueno 6 6
  Ida Wrede-Holm w/o   M Galtier 4 2
Q   Pauline Drew 3 2   J Curry 6 6
  Joan Curry 6 6   J Curry 0 2
Q   Jane Rushton 4 6 4   M Bueno 6 6
  Renée Schuurman 6 8   R Schuurman 0 2
  Hazel Cheadle 1 2 4   M Bueno 6 6
4   Maria Bueno 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Ruth Kaufmann 5 8 6
  Deidre Catt 7 6 2
  R Kaufmann 4 4
  B Carr 6 6
  Fredy Marinkelle 1 7
  Bernice Carr 6 9
  B Carr 3 4
5   S Bloomer 6 6
  Margot Dittmeyer 6 8
Q   Jenny Wagstaff 4 6
  M Dittmeyer 1 2
5   S Bloomer 6 6
  Alicia Guri 1 2
5   Shirley Bloomer 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Paule Courteix 6 6 6
  Elizabeth Broz 8 3 2
  P Courteix 0 3
  L Coghlan 6 6
  Geraldine Carter 0 3
  Lorraine Coghlan 6 6
  L Coghlan 0 2
1   A Gibson 6 6
  Jenny Trewby 0 2
  Yola Ramírez 6 6
  Y Ramírez 7 2
1   A Gibson 9 6
  Margaret Hellyer 0 2
1   Althea Gibson 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

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