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1939 Wimbledon Championships

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1939 Wimbledon Championships

1939 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   June 26–July 7[1]
Edition:   59th
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Men's Singles
Bobby Riggs [2]
Women's Singles
Alice Marble [3]
Men's Doubles
Elwood Cooke / Bobby Riggs [4]
Women's Doubles
Sarah Fabyan / Alice Marble
Mixed Doubles
Alice Marble / Bobby Riggs
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1938 1946 > 

The 1939 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 26 June until 7 July. It was the 59th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1939.


Men's Singles

Bobby Riggs defeated Elwood Cooke 2–6, 8–6, 3–6, 6–3, 6–2

Women's Singles

Alice Marble defeated Kay Stammers Bullitt 6–2, 6–0

Men's Doubles

Elwood Cooke / Bobby Riggs defeated Charles Hare / Frank Wilde 6–3, 3–6, 6–3, 9–7

Women's Doubles

Sarah Fabyan / Alice Marble defeated Helen Hull Jacobs / Billie Yorke 6–1, 6–0

Mixed Doubles

Alice Marble / Bobby Riggs defeated Nancy Brown / Frank Wilde 9–7, 6–1


  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  2. ^ "Grand Slam Tournaments - Wimbledon" (PDF).  
  3. ^ "Roll of Honour - Women's Singles". 
  4. ^ "Roll of Honour - Men's Doubles". 

External links

  • Official Wimbledon Championships website
Preceded by
1939 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1939 U.S. National Championships
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