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1947 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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1947 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

1947 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   United States Margaret Osborne[1]
Runner-up   United States Doris Hart[1]
Final score   6–2, 6–4
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
Template:Infobox tennis event/footer

Reigning champion Pauline Betz did not defend her title, after turning professional.[2] Margaret Osborne (USA) defeated Doris Hart (USA) 6–2, 6–4 in the final to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1947 Wimbledon Championships.

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Margaret Osborne is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. United States Margaret Osborne (Champion)
  2. United States Louise Brough (Semifinalist)
  3. United States Doris Hart (Finalist)
  4. United States Pat Todd (Quarterfinalist)
  5. Australia Nancye Bolton (Quarterfinalist)
  6. United Kingdom Kay Menzies (Quarterfinalist)
  7. South Africa Sheila Summers (Semifinalist)
  8. United Kingdom Jean Bostock (Quarterfinalist)

Draw

Key

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1  United States Margaret Osborne 6 6    
6  United Kingdom Kay Menzies 2 4    
  1  United States Margaret Osborne 6 6    
  7  South Africa Sheila Summers 1 2    
4  United States Pat Todd 5 4  
  7  South Africa Sheila Summers 7 6    
    1  United States Margaret Osborne 6 6  
  3  United States Doris Hart 2 4  
  8  United Kingdom Jean Bostock 6 1 2  
3  United States Doris Hart 4 6 6  
  3  United States Doris Hart 2 8 6
  2  United States Louise Brough 6 6 4  
5  Australia Nancye Bolton 2 3  
  2  United States Louise Brough 6 6    

Earlier Rounds

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1  United States Osborne 6 6    
     United Kingdom Chandler 3 2    
      1  United States Osborne 6 6    
       United Kingdom Durlac 3 0    
     United Kingdom Durlac 7 6  
     United Kingdom Kenyon 5 2    
      1  United States Osborne 6 7  
       Italy Bossi 3 5  
     France Boegner 4 6 6  
     United Kingdom Hibbert 6 2 1  
       France Boegner 6 3 3
       Italy Bossi 3 6 6  
    Q  United Kingdom Rogers 3 5  
     Italy Bossi 6 7    
 

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    6  United Kingdom Menzies 6 6    
     Denmark Vagn-Nielsen 2 1    
      6  United Kingdom Menzies 6 6    
       United Kingdom Chapman 0 1    
     United Kingdom Chapman 6 8  
     United Kingdom Middleton 2 6    
      6  United Kingdom Menzies 6 6  
       Australia Hopman 2 2  
     Australia Hopman 6 6    
     United Kingdom Keith-Steele 3 0    
       Australia Hopman 6 6  
       United Kingdom Hoahing 4 2    
     United Kingdom Hoahing 8 6  
     Hungary Peterdy 6 2    
 

Section 3

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Morgan 3 0    
4  United States Todd 6 6       4  United States Todd 6 6    
 Czechoslovakia Straubeova 4 2        United Kingdom Ellis 3 2    
 United Kingdom Ellis 6 6         4  United States Todd 6 6    
Q  United Kingdom Churcher 0 1          United Kingdom Vivian 1 3    
 Belgium De Meulemeester 6 6        Belgium De Meulemeester 4 7  
 United Kingdom David 1 1        United Kingdom Vivian 6 9    
 United Kingdom Vivian 6 6         4  United States Todd 6 6  
 United Kingdom Pritchard 4 2          United Kingdom Hilton 1 2  
 Template:Country data British Mandate for Palestine Kornfeld 6 6        Template:Country data British Mandate for Palestine Kornfeld 3 3    
 France Saladin w/o          United Kingdom Gannon 6 6    
 United Kingdom Gannon              United Kingdom Gannon 5 3  
 United Kingdom Knight 2 3          United Kingdom Hilton 7 6    
 Poland Jędrzejowska 6 6        Poland Jędrzejowska 4 7  
 United Kingdom Walker-Smith 4 3        United Kingdom Hilton 6 9    
 United Kingdom Hilton 6 6    

Section 4

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
Q  United Kingdom Lewis 3 1    
7  South Africa Summers 6 6       7  South Africa Summers 6 6    
 United Kingdom Luxton 3 2        United Kingdom Hamilton 0 0    
 United Kingdom Hamilton 6 6         7  South Africa Summers 11 6    
 United Kingdom Peters 4 1          United Kingdom Quertier 9 1    
 United Kingdom Quertier 6 6        United Kingdom Quertier 6 3 6
 United Kingdom Sutton 0 1       Q  United Kingdom Woodgate 3 6 3  
Q  United Kingdom Woodgate 6 6         7  South Africa Summers 7 6  
 United Kingdom Parker 6 3 7        United Kingdom Osborne 5 1  
 United Kingdom Yorke 3 6 9      United Kingdom Yorke 6 5    
 United Kingdom Morris 1 1        United Kingdom Osborne 8 7    
 United Kingdom Osborne 6 6          United Kingdom Osborne 7 2 6
 United Kingdom Strawson 4 0          France Weiwers 5 6 4  
 France Weiwers 6 6        France Weiwers 6 6  
 United Kingdom Knapp 1 6        Austria Doleschell 2 3    
 Austria Doleschell 6 8    

Section 5

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 Belgium De Borman 2 4    
 United Kingdom King 6 6        United Kingdom King 4 6 4  
Q  United Kingdom Tuckey w/o          Republic of Ireland Lombard 6 0 6  
 Republic of Ireland Lombard              Republic of Ireland Lombard 3 6 2  
Q  United Kingdom Cowney 0 1          United Kingdom Curry 6 3 6  
 United Kingdom Curry 6 6        United Kingdom Curry 6 6  
 Czechoslovakia Herbst 1 2        United Kingdom Slaney 4 3    
 United Kingdom Slaney 6 6          United Kingdom Curry 3 3  
 United Kingdom O'Connell 4 3 r.       8  United Kingdom Bostock 6 6  
 United Kingdom McKelvie 6 4        United Kingdom McKelvie 3 5    
 United Kingdom Wilford 4 3        United Kingdom Lines 6 7    
 United Kingdom Lines 6 6          United Kingdom Lines 3 1  
 Switzerland Studer 1 3         8  United Kingdom Bostock 6 6    
 United Kingdom Lister 6 6        United Kingdom Lister 2 3  
 Hungary Körmöczy 4 3       8  United Kingdom Bostock 6 6    
8  United Kingdom Bostock 6 6    

Section 6

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United Kingdom Blair 6 1 8  
 United Kingdom Carris 3 6 10      United Kingdom Carris 6 4 2  
 United Kingdom Panton 1 3        United Kingdom Dawson-Scott 4 6 6  
 United Kingdom Dawson-Scott 6 6          United Kingdom Dawson-Scott 5 2    
Q  United Kingdom Liebert 2 3          Romania Rurac 7 6    
 United Kingdom Cooper 6 6        United Kingdom Cooper 3 7  
 Australia Baker 4 0        Romania Rurac 6 9    
 Romania Rurac 6 6          Romania Rurac 4 6  
 France Hamelin 4 4         3  United States Hart 6 8  
 Netherlands Couquerque 6 6        Netherlands Couquerque 3 4    
 United Kingdom Bocquet 1 5        Sweden Gullbrandsson-Sanden 6 6    
 Sweden Gullbrandsson-Sanden 6 7          Sweden Gullbrandsson-Sanden 3 0  
 United Kingdom Thomas 2 1         3  United States Hart 6 6    
 United Kingdom Halford 6 6        United Kingdom Halford 0 5  
 South Africa Muller 1 1       3  United States Hart 6 7    
3  United States Hart 6 6    

Section 7

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     United Kingdom Phillips 6 4 2  
     United Kingdom Stork 3 6 6  
       United Kingdom Stork 6 6    
      Q  United Kingdom Morgan 0 1    
     United Kingdom Carlisle 3 6 4
    Q  United Kingdom Morgan 6 1 6  
       United Kingdom Stork 1 2  
      5  Australia Bolton 6 6  
    Q  United Kingdom Walton 1 2    
     United Kingdom Coutts 6 6    
       United Kingdom Coutts 1 1  
      5  Australia Bolton 6 6    
     United Kingdom Coles 1 0  
    5  Australia Bolton 6 6    
 

Section 8

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     United Kingdom Grover 6 6    
     United Kingdom White 3 3    
       United Kingdom Grover 6 4 6  
       Australia Bathurst 3 6 3  
     United Kingdom Powell 6 2 1
     Australia Bathurst 3 6 6  
       United Kingdom Grover 0 1  
      2  United States Brough 6 6  
    Q  United Kingdom Pool 5 8 6  
     United Kingdom Fry 7 6 2  
      Q  United Kingdom Pool 1 0  
      2  United States Brough 6 6    
     United Kingdom Glover 1 0  
    2  United States Brough 6 6    
 

References

External links

  • 1947 Wimbledon Championships on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw
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