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1926 Wimbledon Championships

1926 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   June 21–July 3[1]
Edition:   46th
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
Jean Borotra[2]
Women's Singles
Kitty McKane Godfree[3]
Men's Doubles
Henri Cochet / Jacques Brugnon[4]
Women's Doubles
Mary Browne / Elizabeth Ryan
Mixed Doubles
Kathleen McKane Godfree / Leslie Godfree
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1925 1927 > 

The 1926 Wimbledon Championships took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The tournament ran from 21 June until 3 July. It was the 46th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1926.

Contents

  • Champions 1
    • Men's Singles 1.1
    • Women's Singles 1.2
    • Men's Doubles 1.3
    • Women's Doubles 1.4
    • Mixed Doubles 1.5
  • References 2
  • External links 3

Champions

Men's Singles

Jean Borotra defeated Howard Kinsey 8–6, 6–1, 6–3

Women's Singles

Kitty McKane Godfree defeated Lili de Alvarez 6–2, 4–6, 6–3

Men's Doubles

Henri Cochet / Jacques Brugnon defeated Howard Kinsey / Vincent Richards 7–5, 4–6, 6–3, 6–2

Women's Doubles

Mary Browne / Elizabeth Ryan defeated Kathleen McKane Godfree / Evelyn Colyer 6–1, 6–1

Mixed Doubles

Kathleen McKane Godfree / Leslie Godfree defeated Mary Browne / Howard Kinsey, 6–3, 6–4. The Godfrees are the only married couple to have won the mixed doubles title.[5]

References

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  2. ^ "Grand Slam Tournaments - Wimbledon" (PDF). usta.com.  
  3. ^ "Roll of Honour - Women's Singles". wimbledon.org. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 
  4. ^ "Roll of Honour - Men's Doubles". wimbledon.org. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 
  5. ^ Lynch, Steven. "Has a married couple ever won the mixed doubles at Wimbledon? Or a brother and sister?". www.espn.co.uk. Retrieved 25 June 2012. 

External links

  • Official Wimbledon Championships website
Preceded by
1926 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1926 U.S. National Championships
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