1961 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

Angela Mortimer defeated Christine Truman in the final, 4–6, 6–4, 7–5 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1961 Wimbledon Championships.[1] It was the last all-British final to date. Maria Bueno was the defending champion, but did not defend her title due to jaundice.[2]

Women's Singles
1961 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionUnited Kingdom Angela Mortimer
Runner-upUnited Kingdom Christine Truman
Final score4–6, 6–4, 7–5
Details
Draw96 (10 Q )
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1960 · Wimbledon Championships · 1962 →

SeedsEdit

01.     Sandra Reynolds (Semifinals)
02.     Margaret Smith (Quarterfinals)
03.     Ann Haydon (Fourth round)
04.     Lesley Turner (Second round)
05.     Yola Ramírez (Quarterfinals)
06.     Christine Truman (Final)
07.     Angela Mortimer (Champion)
08.     Karen Hantze (Quarterfinals)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
2   Margaret Smith 6 3 7
6   Christine Truman 3 6 9
6   Christine Truman 6 6
  Renée Schuurman 4 4
  Renée Schuurman 6 2 7
8   Karen Hantze 4 6 5
6   Christine Truman 6 4 5
7   Angela Mortimer 4 6 7
7   Angela Mortimer 6 6
  Věra Suková 3 4
7   Angela Mortimer 11 6
1   Sandra Reynolds 9 3
5   Yola Ramírez 6 3 0
1   Sandra Reynolds 4 6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
2   Margaret Smith 3 6 6
  Nancy Richey 6 3 4
2   M Court 6 6
  P Stewart 3 0
  Pat Stewart 3 6 6
  Sue Chatrier 6 0 3
2   M Smith 6 6
  Z Körmöczy 2 1
  Carmen Coronado 6 1 6
  Belmar Gunderson 0 6 4
  C Coronado 3 0
  Z Körmöczy 6 6
  Zsuzsa Körmöczy 6 6
  Silvana Lazzarino 2 2

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6   Christine Truman 6 6
  Margaret Hellyer 4 4
6   C Truman 6 6
  N Somoza 2 2
  Pat Hird 1 6 4
  Nora Somoza 6 4 6
6   C Truman 6 6
  M Hunt 3 2
  Sonja Pachta 1 3
  Margaret Hunt 6 6
  M Hunt 6 1 6
  E Buding 2 6 4
  Pat Hales 1 1
  Edda Buding 6 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3   Ann Haydon 6 6
Q   Janine Bourgnon 0 0 3   A Haydon 6 6
  Christiane Mercelis 7 7   C Mercelis 2 1
  Sally Moore 5 5 3   A Haydon 6 6
  Daniele Wild 4 4   C Webb 1 1
  Carol Webb 6 6   C Webb 6 6
  Marta Pombo 6 3 10   M Pombo 4 1
Q   Janet Scoble 3 6 8 3   A Haydon 6 4 2
  Frances MacLennan 3 3   R Schuurman 3 6 6
  Pat Wheeler 6 6   P Wheeler 2 0
  Renée Schuurman 7 6   R Schuurman 6 6
  Rita Bentley 5 3   R Schuurman 0 6 6
Q   Eleanor O'Neill 2 2   F Gordigiani 6 0 3
  Francesca Gordigiani 6 6   F Gordigiani 6 3 6
  Pauline Roberts 6 6   P Roberts 2 6 4
  Frances Walton 0 4

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   Karen Hantze 6 6
  Rosie Darmon 2 2 8   K Hantze 6 6
  Vivienne Dennis 1 6 6   V Dennis 1 1
Q   Judy Tee 6 3 3 8   K Hantze 6 6
  Robin Blakelock 6 7   E Duldig 3 2
  Márta Peterdy-Wolf 3 5   R Blakelock 1 7
  Renate Ostermann 4 6 2   E Duldig 6 9
  Eva Duldig 6 4 6 8   K Hantze 6 6
  Shirley Brasher 6 3 6   J Lehane 3 2
  Jenny Seven 0 6 2   S Brasher 0 3
  Jan Lehane 6 6   J Lehane 6 6
  Anna Dmitrieva 4 0   J Lehane 6 6
  Michelle Bourbonnais 6 5 5   J Mills 1 4
Q   Eleanor Dodge 4 7 7 Q   E Dodge 4 6 4
  Jill Mills 6 6   J Mills 6 1 6
  Caroline Yates-Bell 3 4

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Rosemary Deloford 6 8
  Nell Hopman 3 6   R Deloford 6 6 6
Q   Geraldine Houlihan 1 3   A Stroud 8 1 2
  Alison Stroud 6 6   R Deloford 1 3
  Justina Bricka 6 6   J Bricka 6 6
  Gudrun Rosin 4 3   J Bricka 6 9
  Donna Floyd 6 6   D Floyd 1 7
  Valerie Kuzmenko-Titova 1 3   J Bricka 4 7
  Margaret Lee 7 4 1 7   A Mortimer 6 9
  Ilse Davies 5 6 6   I Davies 4 3
  Carol Hanks 3 3   D Schuster 6 6
  Doris Schuster 6 6   D Schuster 2 0
Q   Honor Durose 1 12 7 7   A Mortimer 6 6
Q   Jenny Wagstaff 6 10 5 Q   H Durose 0 0
  Joyce Barclay w/o 7   A Mortimer 6 6
7   Angela Mortimer

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Gwen Thomas 3 6 6
  Merrill Mark 6 1 8   M Mark 2 3
  Lynne Hutchings 5 6 6   L Hutchings 6 6
  Hana Sladek 7 2 2   L Hutchings 2 5
  Věra Suková 6 6   V Suková 6 7
  Margot Dittmeyer 0 0   V Suková 6 6
  Marlene Gerson 7 7 1   R Illingworth 3 1
  Ruth Illingworth 9 5 6   V Suková 7 6
  Pilar Barril 6 4 5   M Arnold 5 2
  Karin Herich 3 6 7   K Herich 7 6
  Tone Schirmer 6 6   T Schirmer 5 2
  Joan Gibson 2 4   K Herich 2 1
  Mimi Arnold 7 6   M Arnold 6 6
  Jenny Trewby 5 0   M Arnold 7 6
  Diane Tuckey 1 2 4   L Turner 5 4
4   Lesley Turner 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Robyn Ebbern 2 6
  Liz Starkie 6 8
  E Starkie 6 6
  H Schultze 0 1
Q   Viola White 6 2
  Helga Schultze 8 6
  E Starkie 6 1
5   Y Ramírez 8 6
  Deidre Catt 6 6
  Margaret O'Donnell 2 2
  D Catt 6 1 3
5   Y Ramírez 3 6 6
  Billie Jean Moffitt 9 6 2
5   Yola Ramírez 11 1 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Carole Rosser 3 6 0
  Florence de la Courtie 6 3 6
  F de la Courtie 6 6
  AM Estalella 4 3
  Mary Reitano w/o
  Ana María Estalella
  F de la Courtie 1 3
1   S Reynolds 6 6
  Lea Pericoli 4 3
Q   Susan Butt 6 6
Q   S Butt 3 2
1   S Reynolds 6 6
  Lorna Cawthorn 1 0
1   Sandra Reynolds 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.
  2. ^ Little, Alan (2010). 2010 Wimbledon Compendium. Wimbledon, London: The All England Lawn Tennis Club. p. 299. ISBN 1899039333.

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