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1947 Wimbledon Championships

1947 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   June 23 – July 4 [1]
Edition:   61st
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
Jack Kramer [2]
Women's Singles
Margaret Osborne duPont [3]
Men's Doubles
Bob Falkenburg / Jack Kramer [4]
Women's Doubles
Doris Hart / Patricia Todd
Mixed Doubles
Louise Brough / John Bromwich
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1946 1948 > 

The 1947 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 23 June until 4 July. It was the 61st staging of the Wimbledon Championships. In 1947, as in 1946, Wimbledon was held before the French Championships and was thus the second Grand Slam tennis event of the year.

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

Jack Kramer defeated Tom Brown 6–1, 6–3, 6–2

Women's Singles

Margaret Osborne duPont defeated Doris Hart 6–2, 6–4

Men's Doubles

Bob Falkenburg / Jack Kramer defeated Tony Mottram / Bill Sidwell 8–6, 6–3, 6–3

Women's Doubles

Doris Hart / Patricia Todd defeated Louise Brough / Margaret Osborne 3–6, 6–4, 7–5

Mixed Doubles

Louise Brough / John Bromwich defeated Nancye Wynne Bolton / Colin Long 1–6, 6–4, 6–2

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. 
  4. ^ "Roll of Honour - Men's Doubles". wimbledon.org. 

External links

  • Official Wimbledon Championships website
Preceded by
1947 Australian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1947 French Championships
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