1961 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles

Maria Bueno and Darlene Hard were the defending champions, but did not compete.

Women's Doubles
1961 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionsUnited States Karen Hantze
United States Billie Jean Moffitt
Runners-upAustralia Jan Lehane
Australia Margaret Smith
Final score6–3, 6–4
Details
Draw48 (5 Q )
Seeds4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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Karen Hantze and Billie Jean Moffitt defeated Jan Lehane and Margaret Smith in the final, 6–3, 6–4 to win the Ladies' Doubles tennis title at the 1961 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

SeedsEdit

01.     Sandra Reynolds /   Renée Schuurman (Quarterfinals)
02.     Ann Haydon /   Christine Truman (Third round)
03.     Jan Lehane /   Margaret Smith (Final)
04.     Sally Moore /   Lesley Turner (Semifinals)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
  Margaret Hunt
  Lynne Hutchings
4 6 7
  Anna Dmitrieva
  Valeria Kuzmenko-Titova
6 1 5
  Margaret Hunt
  Lynne Hutchings
1 1
3   Jan Lehane
  Margaret Smith
6 6
3   Jan Lehane
  Margaret Smith
6 12
  Rosie Darmon
  Yola Ramírez
0 10
3   Jan Lehane
  Margaret Smith
3 4
  Karen Hantze
  Billie Jean Moffitt
6 6
  Eva Duldig
  Marlene Gerson
7 1
4   Sally Moore
  Lesley Turner
9 6
4   Sally Moore
  Lesley Turner
3 0
  Karen Hantze
  Billie Jean Moffitt
6 6
  Karen Hantze
  Billie Jean Moffitt
9 6
1   Sandra Reynolds
  Renée Schuurman
7 3

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
2   Ann Haydon
  Christine Truman
6 6
  Pilar Barril
  Carmen Coronado
1 1
2   A Haydon
  C Truman
5 6 3
  M Hunt
  L Hutchings
7 3 6
  Margaret Hunt
  Lynne Hutchings
6 6
Q   J Macintosh
  JA Watts
2 0
  M Hunt
  L Hutchings
4 6 7
  A Dmitrieva
  V Kuzmenko-Titova
6 1 5
  Michelle Bourbonnais
  Sue Chatrier
6 6
  Gill Evans
  Billie Woodgate
4 3
  M Bourbonnais
  S Chatrier
6 0
  A Dmitrieva
  V Kuzmenko-Titova
8 6
  Anna Dmitrieva
  Valeria Kuzmenko-Titova
1 6 6
  Gem Hoahing
  Daniele Wild
6 3 2

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3   Jan Lehane
  Margaret Smith
6 6
  Justina Bricka
  Carol Hanks
1 1 3   J Lehane
  M Smith
6 6
  Valerie Gardner
  Margaret Grace
2 1   M Hellyer
  V Suková
4 1
  Margaret Hellyer
  Věra Suková
6 6 3   J Lehane
  M Smith
6 3 6
  Jennifer Chamberlain
  Viola White
5 6 8   M Arnold
  E Starkie
0 6 1
  Nell Hopman
  Merrill Mark
7 3 6   J Chamberlain
  V White
6 2 3
  Eleanor O'Neill
  Mary O'Sullivan
2 7   M Arnold
  E Starkie
2 6 6
  Mimi Arnold
  Liz Starkie
6 9 3   J Lehane
  M Smith
6 12
  Márta Peterdy-Wolf
  Tone Schirmer
6 6   R Darmon
  Y Ramírez
0 10
  Monique Bedoret
  Poucette Bernheim
3 1   M Peterdy-Wolf
  T Schirmer
2 1
  Rosie Darmon
  Yola Ramírez
6 8   R Darmon
  Y Ramírez
6 6
  Edda Buding
  Helga Schultze
2 6   R Darmon
  Y Ramírez
3 6 6
  Rosemary Deloford
  Jill Mills
5 7 2   P Hird
  C Yates-Bell
6 1 1
  Florence de la Courtie
  Christiane Mercelis
7 5 6   F de la Courtie
  C Mercelis
5 2
  Hana Sladek
  Pat Stewart
3 5   P Hird
  C Yates-Bell
7 6
  Pat Hird
  Caroline Yates-Bell
6 7

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Eva Duldig
  Marlene Gerson
6 6
Q   Sheila Bramley
  Leonie Brighton
4 3   E Duldig
  M Gerson
11 6
  Ana María Estalella
  Marta Pombo
6 6   AM Estalella
  Marta Pombo
9 4
  Jane Rushton
  Judy Tee
2 2   E Duldig
  M Gerson
1 6 6
Q   Valerie Clark
  Lesley Hustwit
3 4   S Lazzarino
  L Pericoli
6 1 3
  Silvana Lazzarino
  Lea Pericoli
6 6   S Lazzarino
  L Pericoli
1 7 6
  Donna Floyd
  Belmar Gunderson
  D Floyd
  B Gunderson
6 5 3
  Robyn Ebbern
  Mary Reitano
w/o   E Duldig
  M Gerson
7 1
  Joyce Barclay
  Frances MacLennan
w/o 4   S Moore
  L Turner
9 6
  Ilse Davies
  Karin Herich
  I Davies
  K Herich
4 2
  Zsuzsa Körmöczy
  Nancy Richey
w/o   R Bentley
  P Roberts
6 6
  Rita Bentley
  Pauline Roberts
  R Bentley
  P Roberts
6 6 5
  Lorna Cawthorn
  Pat Wheeler
4 6 9 4   S Moore
  L Turner
8 3 7
  Carole Rosser
  Jenny Trewby
6 2 7   L Cawthorn
  P Wheeler
3 3
  Joan Gibson
  Gudrun Rosin
3 4 4   S Moore
  L Turner
6 6
4   Sally Moore
  Lesley Turner
6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Pat Hales
  Vera Thomas
1 4
  Margot Dittmeyer
  Renate Ostermann
6 6
  M Dittmeyer
  R Ostermann
2 1
  K Hantze
  BJ Moffitt
6 6
Q   Cathy Lyon
  Julie Wilson
2 1
  Karen Hantze
  Billie Jean Moffitt
6 6
  K Hantze
  BJ Moffitt
9 6
1   S Reynolds
  R Schuurman
7 3
  Sonja Pachta
  Doris Schuster
6 1 6
Q   Mabel Bove
  Nora Somoza
3 6 3
  S Pachta
  D Schuster
3 5
  S Reynolds
  R Schuurman
6 7
  Deidre Catt
  Angela Mortimer
1 3
1   Sandra Reynolds
  Renée Schuurman
6 6

ReferencesEdit

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

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