1959 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles

Maria Bueno and Althea Gibson were the defending champions, but Gibson was ineligible to compete after turning professional. Bueno partnered with Janet Hopps but lost in the first round to Beverly Fleitz and Christine Truman.

Women's Doubles
1959 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionsUnited States Jeanne Arth
United States Darlene Hard
Runners-upUnited States Beverly Fleitz
United Kingdom Christine Truman
Final score2–6, 6–2, 6–3
Details
Draw48 (4Q)
Seeds4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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Jeanne Arth and Darlene Hard defeated Fleitz and Truman in the final, 2–6, 6–2, 6–3 to win the Ladies' Doubles tennis title at the 1959 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

SeedsEdit

01.     Jeanne Arth /   Darlene Hard (Champions)
02.     Yola Ramírez /   Rosie Reyes (Semifinals)
03.     Beverly Fleitz /   Christine Truman (Final)
04.     Sandra Reynolds /   Renée Schuurman (Semifinals)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Jeanne Arth
  Darlene Hard
6 6
  Sue Chatrier
  Anne Shilcock
0 1
1   Jeanne Arth
  Darlene Hard
6 6
4   Sandra Reynolds
  Renée Schuurman
0 2
4   Sandra Reynolds
  Renée Schuurman
5 6 6
  Ann Haydon
  Angela Mortimer
7 4 1
1   Jeanne Arth
  Darlene Hard
2 6 6
3   Beverly Fleitz
  Christine Truman
6 2 3
  Karol Fageros
  Margaret Hellyer
4 1
3   Beverly Fleitz
  Christine Truman
6 6
3   Beverly Fleitz
  Christine Truman
8 6
2   Yola Ramírez
  Rosie Reyes
6 1
  Edda Buding
  Ilse Buding
2 3
2   Yola Ramírez
  Rosie Reyes
6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   Jeanne Arth
  Darlene Hard
6 6
  Deidre Catt
  Jenny Trewby
1 1
1   J Arth
  D Hard
6 6
  C Levy
  D McCamley
2 0
  Carole Levy
  D McCamley
6 8
  Jelena Genčić
  Sonja Pachta
4 6
1   J Arth
  D Hard
6 6
  S Chatrier
  A Shilcock
0 1
  Sue Chatrier
  Anne Shilcock
6 6
  Julie Lintern
  Jenny Young
3 3
  S Chatrier
  A Shilcock
6 6
  N Marsh
  D Thomas
4 4
Q   Loana Bishop
  Mrs FA Devitt
3 0
  Norma Marsh
  Dawn Thomas
6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   Sandra Reynolds
  Renée Schuurman
6 6
  Nell Hopman
  Hana Sladek
2 4 4   S Reynolds
  R Schuurman
6 6
  Margaret Carter
  Pat Hird
6 6   M Carter
  P Hird
1 3
  Gene Hogan
  Eleanor O'Neill
0 3 4   S Reynolds
  R Schuurman
6 6 6
  Bea Walter
  Billie Woodgate
5 6 5   R Morrison
  P Nettleton
8 2 1
  Erika Launert
  Renate Ostermann
7 4 7   E Launert
  R Ostermann
1 6 5
  Ruia Morrison
  Pat Nettleton
6 6   R Morrison
  P Nettleton
6 2 7
  Mimi Arnold
  Linda Vail
4 0 4   S Reynolds
  R Schuurman
5 6 6
  Rita Bentley
  Pauline Edwards
1 4   A Haydon
  A Mortimer
7 4 1
  Jill Rook
  Caroline Yates-Bell
6 6   J Rook
  C Yates-Bell
10 5 6
  Anna Dmitrieva
  Elaine Shenton
1 3   H Cheadle
  C Hoahing
8 7 8
  Hazel Cheadle
  Gem Hoahing
6 6   H Cheadle
  C Hoahing
1 2
  Ann Haydon
  Angela Mortimer
6 6   A Haydon
  A Mortimer
6 6
Q   Honor Clarke
  Vivienne Cox
1 1   A Haydon
  A Mortimer
6 6
  Paule Courteix
  Jacqueline Rees-Lewis
2 3   B Gunderson
  R Jeffery
2 3
  Belmar Gunderson
  Ruth Jeffery
6 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Sheila Armstrong
  Margaret O'Donnell
6 3 6
  June Byrne
  Mary O'Sullivan
4 6 2   S Armstrong
  M O'Donnell
6 6
  Carmen Lampe
  Mary Terán de Weiss
0 4   A Silk
  C Webb
3 3
Q   Angela Silk
  Carol Webb
6 6   S Armstrong
  M O'Donnell
5 4
  Karol Fageros
  Margaret Hellyer
3 6 6   K Fageros
  M Hellyer
7 6
  Sally Moore
  Gwen Thomas
6 4 3   K Fageros
  M Hellyer
6 4 6
  Fay Muller
  Mary Reitano
6 6   F Muller
  M Reitano
4 6 4
  Ulla Hultkrantz
  Pat Stewart
0 2   K Fageros
  M Hellyer
4 1
  Fredy Marinkelle
  Marjan Moritz
10 7 2 3   B Fleitz
  C Truman
6 6
  Pilar Barril
  Alicia Guri
12 5 6   P Barril
  A Guri
1 6 3
  Katherine Clissett
  Betsy Lester
4 7   R Deloford
  P Wheeler
6 2 6
  Rosemary Deloford
  Pat Wheeler
6 9   R Deloford
  P Wheeler
4 2
  Silvana Lazzarino
  Lea Pericoli
4 2 3   B Fleitz
  C Truman
6 6
  Florence de la Courtie
  Christiane Mercelis
6 6   F de la Courtie
  C Mercelis
2 2
  Maria Bueno
  Janet Hopps
5 4 3   B Fleitz
  C Truman
6 6
3   Beverly Fleitz
  Christine Truman
7 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Edda Buding
  Ilse Buding
6 10
  Gill Evans
  Pauline Roberts
1 8
  E Buding
  I Buding
6 3 6
  J Cross
  M Gerson
3 6 4
  Joan Cross
  Marlene Gerson
7 8
Q   Jenny Wagstaff
  Bobbie Wilson
5 6
  E Buding
  I Buding
2 3
2   Y Ramírez
  R Reyes
6 6
  Věra Pužejová
  Pat Ward
5 6 8
  Joan Johnson
  GD Shepard
7 3 6
  V Pužejová
  P Ward
3 6 3
2   Y Ramírez
  R Reyes
6 1 6
  Lisa Gram-Andersen
  Ulla Rise
0 4
2   Yola Ramírez
  Rosie Reyes
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