1959 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Doubles

Sven Davidson and Ulf Schmidt were the defending champions, but decided not to play together. Davidson partnered with Staffan Stockenberg but lost in the first round to Jean-Noël Grinda and Jean-Claude Molinari. Schmidt competed with Jan-Erik Lundqvist but lost in the first round to Roger Becker and Bob Howe.

Men's Doubles
1959 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionsAustralia Roy Emerson
Australia Neale Fraser
Runners-upAustralia Rod Laver
Australia Bob Mark
Final score8–6, 6–3, 14–16, 9–7
Details
Draw64 (5Q)
Seeds4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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Roy Emerson and Neale Fraser defeated Rod Laver and Bob Mark in the final, 8–6, 6–3, 14–16, 9–7 to win the Gentlemen' Doubles tennis title at the 1959 Wimbledon Championship.[1]

SeedsEdit

01.     Roy Emerson /   Neale Fraser (Champions)
02.     Nicola Pietrangeli /   Orlando Sirola (Semifinals)
03.     Barry MacKay /   Alex Olmedo (Third round)
04.     Rod Laver /   Bob Mark (Final)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
2   Nicola Pietrangeli
  Orlando Sirola
6 10 6
  José Luis Arilla
  Andrés Gimeno
4 8 3
2   Nicola Pietrangeli
  Orlando Sirola
4 4 3
4   Rod Laver
  Bob Mark
6 6 6
4   Rod Laver
  Bob Mark
6 6 8 6
  Luis Ayala
  Ramanathan Krishnan
4 8 6 2
4   Rod Laver
  Bob Mark
6 3 16 7
1   Roy Emerson
  Neale Fraser
8 6 14 9
  Ladislav Legenstein
  Torben Ulrich
6 8 6
  Gordon Forbes
  Abe Segal
3 6 4
  Ladislav Legenstein
  Torben Ulrich
3 2 2
1   Roy Emerson
  Neale Fraser
6 6 6
  Juan Manuel Couder
  Manuel Santana
3 14 4
1   Roy Emerson
  Neale Fraser
6 16 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
2   Nicola Pietrangeli
  Orlando Sirola
6 7 6 10
  Michael Hann
  Ivor Warwick
3 9 2 8 2   N Pietrangeli
  O Sirola
6 6 8 8
Q   Stan Hicks
  Neville Nette
6 6 8 4 3   G Mulloy
  J Patty
3 3 10 6
  Gardnar Mulloy
  Budge Patty
8 2 6 6 6 2   N Pietrangeli
  O Sirola
6 2 6 19 6
  Glenn Bassett
  Bob Sherman
6 6 5 5 8   W Knight
  A Pickard
4 6 4 12 1
  Wilhelm Bungert
  Dieter Ecklebe
4 3 7 7 6   G Bassett
  R Sherman
w/o
  Adrian Bey
  John Hammill
5 3 3   W Knight
  A Pickard
  Billy Knight
  Tony Pickard
7 6 6 2   N Pietrangeli
  O Sirola
6 10 6
  José Luis Arilla
  Andrés Gimeno
6 6 6   JL Arilla
  A Gimeno
4 8 3
  Jon Douglas
  Mike Franks
4 3 3   JL Arilla
  A Gimeno
6 9 7 6
  Jimmy Tattersall
  Arcot Udaykumar
6 12 6   J Tattersall
  A Udaykumar
4 7 9 1
  Finn-Dag Jagge
  Gunnar Sjøwall
1 10 2   JL Arilla
  A Gimeno
6 6 2 6
  Søren Højberg
  Jan Leschly
6 6 4 6   I Vermaak
  R Weedon
4 4 6 4
  Paul Blondel
  Orlando Garrido
3 2 6 4   S Højberg
  J Leschly
0 4 2
  Malcolm Fox
  Geoffrey Owen
6 9 6 2 2   I Vermaak
  R Weedon
6 6 6
  Ian Vermaak
  Ray Weedon
4 11 1 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   Rod Laver
  Bob Mark
6 6 6
  Chu Chen Hua
  Mei Fu Chi
4 4 0 4   R Laver
  R Mark
6 6 3 6
  Jean Borotra
  Tony Clayton
8 6 4   K Fletcher
  M Mulligan
1 4 6 1
  Ken Fletcher
  Martin Mulligan
10 6 6 4   R Laver
  R Mark
6 9 6
  Dennis Reilly
  Paul Willey
6 2 2 1   A Mills
  G Paish
3 7 3
  John Barrett
  John Fleitz
3 6 6 6   J Barrett
  J Fleitz
2 9 2
  William Jacobson
  Gerry Oakley
4 2 3   A Mills
  G Paish
6 11 6
  Alan Mills
  Geoffrey Paish
6 6 6 4   R Laver
  R Mark
6 6 8 6
  Ronnie Barnes
  Carlos Fernandes
4 6 6 1 6   L Ayala
  R Krishnan
4 8 6 2
  Boro Jovanović
  Ilija Panajotović
6 2 1 6 3   R Barnes
  C Fernandes
2 6 6 10
Q   Alan Lane
  Barry Phillips-Moore
6 6 3 2 6   A Lane
  B Phillips-Moore
6 2 2 8
  Pieter van Eijsden
  Hendrik Goris
1 2 6 6 1   R Barnes
  C Fernandes
5 2 2
  Jean-Noël Grinda
  Jean-Claude Molinari
6 6 6   L Ayala
  R Krishnan
7 6 6
  Sven Davidson
  Staffan Stockenberg
1 3 3   J-N Grinda
  J-C Molinari
3 2 2
  Frank Gorman
  Bob Hewitt
8 6 8 4   L Ayala
  R Krishnan
6 6 6
  Luis Ayala
  Ramanathan Krishnan
10 4 10 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Jack Frost
  Warren Woodcock
6 3 2 1
  Ladislav Legenstein
  Torben Ulrich
4 6 6 6   L Legenstein
  T Ulrich
6 6 6
  Eduardo Argon
  Allan Kendall
7 3 2   D Achondo
  J Tort
4 3 4
Q   Daniel Achondo
  José Tort
9 6 6   L Legenstein
  T Ulrich
6 9 6
  Franz Hainka
  Franz Saiko
6 6 6   E Buchholz
  W Jacques
2 7 3
  Colin Baxter
  John Maguire
3 3 4   F Hainka
  F Saiko
4 8 4
  Vivian Gotto
  Joe Hackett
3 4 7   E Buchholz
  W Jacques
6 10 6
  Butch Buchholz
  Warren Jacques
6 6 9   L Legenstein
  T Ulrich
6 8 6
  Alan Bailey
  Robin Sanders
1 6 8 6 6   G Forbes
  A Segal
3 6 4
  Kurt Nielsen
  Jørgen Ulrich
6 3 10 2 1   A Bailey
  R Sanders
8 4 0
  Gordon Forbes
  Abe Segal
6 6 6   G Forbes
  A Segal
10 6 6
  Willem Maris
  Hans van de Weg
4 4 3   G Forbes
  A Segal
6 10 2 1 6
  Peter Moys
  John Ward
6 11 10 6 3   B MacKay
  A Olmedo
4 8 6 6 1
  Colin Hannam
  Geoff Ward
3 9 12 2   P Moys
  J Ward
1 3 7 1
  István Gulyás
  Jiří Javorský
5 6 3 4 3   B MacKay
  A Olmedo
6 6 5 6
3   Barry MacKay
  Alex Olmedo
7 3 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Q   Clive Bernstein
  Geoff Cass
0 6 7 1
  John Maloney
  Rod Mandelstam
6 8 5 6   J Maloney
  R Mandelstam
7 6 6 6
  Toomas Leius
  Sergei Likhachev
4 7 6 6   T Leius
  S Likhachev
9 2 1 4
  Milan Branović
  Don Candy
6 5 3 3   J Maloney
  R Mandelstam
1 6 4 6 3
  Juan Manuel Couder
  Manuel Santana
8 6 6   JM Couder
  M Santana
6 3 6 4 6
LL   Ernesto Aguirre
  Patricio Rodríguez
6 3 4   JM Couder
  M Santana
3 13 1 6 6
  Mike Davies
  Bobby Wilson
7 9 6   M Davies
  R Wilson
6 11 6 3 4
  Jacques Brichant
  Antal Jancsó
5 7 4   JM Couder
  M Santana
3 14 4
  Kamilo Keretić
  Sima Nikolić
3 5 6 7 6 1   R Emerson
  N Fraser
6 16 6
Q   Roy Dixon
  Freddie Field
6 7 3 5 8 Q   R Dixon
  F Field
1 4 4
  Jan-Erik Lundqvist
  Ulf Schmidt
6 6 6 4 2   R Becker
  R Howe
6 6 6
  Roger Becker
  Bob Howe
2 2 8 6 6   R Becker
  R Howe
6 3 4 4
  Lew Gerrard
  Mark Otway
6 6 6 9 1   R Emerson
  N Fraser
4 6 6 6
  Alain Bresson
  Pierre Darmon
3 3 8 7   L Gerrard
  M Otway
1 2 6 7
  Wiesław Gąsiorek
  Władysław Skonecki
2 0 4 1   R Emerson
  N Fraser
6 6 1 9
1   Roy Emerson
  Neale Fraser
6 6 6

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit

  • [1] Source for the draw at Wimbledon.com