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1948 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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1948 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

1948 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   United States Louise Brough[1]
Runner-up   United States Doris Hart[1]
Final score   6–3, 8–6
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
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Louise Brough (USA) defeated Doris Hart (USA) 6–3, 8–6 in the final to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1948 Wimbledon Championships.

Seeds

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

  1. United States Margaret Du Pont (Semifinalist)
  2. United States Louise Brough (Champion)
  3. United States Pat Todd (Semifinalist)
  4. United States Doris Hart (Finalist)
  5. United Kingdom Jean Bostock (Quarterfinalist)
  6. South Africa Sheila Summers (Fourth round)
  7. France Nellie Landry (Quarterfinalist)
  8. United States Shirley Fry (Quarterfinalist)

Draw

Key

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

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1  United States Margaret Du Pont 7 6    
5  United Kingdom Jean Bostock 5 3    
  1  United States Margaret Du Pont 4 6 3  
  4  United States Doris Hart 6 2 6  
4  United States Doris Hart 6 6  
  7  France Nellie Landry 0 2    
    4  United States Doris Hart 3 6  
  2  United States Louise Brough 6 8  
     United Kingdom Jean Quertier 2 4    
3  United States Pat Todd 6 6    
  3  United States Pat Todd 3 5  
  2  United States Louise Brough 6 7    
8  United States Shirley Fry 1 r.  
  2  United States Louise Brough 3      

Earlier Rounds

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1  United States Du Pont 6 6    
     United Kingdom Cooper 3 0    
      1  United States Du Pont 6 6    
       Netherlands Blaisse-Terwindt 2 2    
     Netherlands Blaisse-Terwindt 7 6  
    Q  United Kingdom Behr 5 4    
      1  United States Du Pont 6 6  
       United Kingdom Dawson-Scott 2 2  
     Republic of Ireland Bain 7 3    
     United Kingdom Keith-Steele 9 6    
       United Kingdom Keith-Steele 2 4  
       United Kingdom Dawson-Scott 6 6    
     United Kingdom Durlac 5 2  
     United Kingdom Dawson-Scott 7 6    
 

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    5  United Kingdom Bostock 6 6    
     Austria Doleschell 1 4    
      5  United Kingdom Bostock 6 6    
       United Kingdom Hoahing 1 2    
     United Kingdom Hoahing 6 6  
    Q  United Kingdom Kerr 3 1    
      5  United Kingdom Bostock 6 2 7
       South Africa Muller 2 6 5
     South Africa Muller 2 6 6  
     Kenya Dowdeswell 6 2 3  
       South Africa Muller 2 6 7
       France Boegner 6 4 5  
     United Kingdom Cowney 1 6  
     France Boegner 6 8    
 

Section 3

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
4  United States Hart 4 6 6  
 United Kingdom Gannon 6 0 1     4  United States Hart 6 6    
 United States Rihbany 6 6        United States Rihbany 0 1    
 United Kingdom Cooke 4 0         4  United States Hart 6 6    
 United Kingdom Lines 6 6          United Kingdom Lines 1 4    
 Netherlands Hermsen 0 4        United Kingdom Lines 6 3 6
 Czechoslovakia Sutz 6 6        Czechoslovakia Sutz 0 6 2  
 Italy Bossi 4 4         4  United States Hart 6 6  
 United Kingdom Curry 6 8          United Kingdom Curry 2 3  
 United States Rice 2 6        United Kingdom Curry 6 6    
 United Kingdom Chandler 6 6        United Kingdom Chandler 4 3    
 United Kingdom David 4 1          United Kingdom Curry 7 6  
 United States Scofield 6 6          United States Scofield 5 4    
 Lebanon Mattar 1 1        United States Scofield 6 7  
 Spain Weiss 8 6        Spain Weiss 3 5    
 United Kingdom Woodgate 6 3    

Section 4

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
7  France Landry 6 6    
 Norway Schou-Nielsen 1 3       7  France Landry        
 United Kingdom O'Connell 6 4 6      United Kingdom O'Connell w/o      
 United Kingdom Stork 4 6 3       7  France Landry 6 6    
 United Kingdom Tuckey 6 6          United Kingdom Tuckey 1 1    
 United Kingdom Carlisle 4 1        United Kingdom Tuckey 6 8 6
 United Kingdom Rogers 6 6        United Kingdom Rogers 8 6 2  
 United Kingdom White 3 1         7  France Landry 6 8  
 United States Butler 8 6          United Kingdom Thomas 3 6  
Q  United Kingdom Pool 6 2        United States Butler 2 3    
 United Kingdom Thomas 6 6        United Kingdom Thomas 6 6    
Q  United Kingdom Wallace 2 3          United Kingdom Thomas 6 4 6
 Hungary Peterdy 8 6          Hungary Peterdy 1 6 1  
 Republic of Ireland Fitzgibbon 6 4        Hungary Peterdy 6 7  
 Belgium De Borman 6 6        Belgium De Borman 3 5    
 United Kingdom Morgan 1 2    

Section 5

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 Denmark Andersen 6 6    
 United Kingdom Hibbert 3 2        Denmark Andersen 0 1    
 United Kingdom Quertier 6 3 6      United Kingdom Quertier 6 6    
 United States Cary 2 6 1        United Kingdom Quertier 6 6    
 United Kingdom Fulton 6 4 6        United Kingdom Blair 8 0    
 Republic of Ireland Brennan 3 6 3      United Kingdom Fulton 1 2  
 United Kingdom Blair 6 7        United Kingdom Blair 6 6    
Q  United Kingdom Percival 4 5          United Kingdom Quertier 7 6  
 France Weiwers 5 6 6       6  South Africa Summers 5 2  
 Netherlands Couquerque 7 0 2      France Weiwers 8 14 6  
 United States Anderson 6 6        United States Anderson 10 12 4  
 United Kingdom Panton 1 4          France Weiwers 0 1  
Q  United Kingdom Parker 6 6         6  South Africa Summers 6 6    
Q  United Kingdom Fisher 2 1       Q  United Kingdom Parker 4 3  
6  South Africa Summers 7 6       6  South Africa Summers 6 6    
 United Kingdom Phillips 5 1    

Section 6

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
Q  United Kingdom Andrews 4 6 6  
Q  United Kingdom Lewis 6 2 1     Q  United Kingdom Andrews 5 6 7  
 United Kingdom Batt 6 6        United Kingdom Batt 7 4 9  
 Norway Lind 3 3          United Kingdom Batt 3 0    
 United Kingdom Halford 6 6          United Kingdom Halford 6 6    
 United Kingdom Osborne 4 2        United Kingdom Halford 6 6  
 United Kingdom James 2 6 6      United Kingdom James 3 0    
 United Kingdom Grover 6 2 1        United Kingdom Halford 3 3  
 United Kingdom Bocquet 6 6         3  United States Todd 6 6  
 United Kingdom Lister 4 3        United Kingdom Bocquet 6 6    
 United Kingdom Morgan 6 6        United Kingdom Morgan 2 3    
 Czechoslovakia Herbst 4 3          United Kingdom Bocquet 4 0  
 United Kingdom Knapp 6 6         3  United States Todd 6 6    
 United Kingdom Peters 3 0        United Kingdom Knapp 1 6  
3  United States Todd 6 6       3  United States Todd 6 8    
 United Kingdom Walker-Smith 2 1    

Section 7

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     Hungary Körmöczy 6 6    
     France Jucker 2 2    
       Hungary Körmöczy 3 6 6  
       Belgium De Meulemeester 6 2 1  
     Belgium De Meulemeester 6 6  
     Netherlands Lubbers-Fischer 2 1    
       Hungary Körmöczy 6 4 4
      8  United States Fry 4 6 6
     United Kingdom Hilton 6 6    
    Q  United Kingdom Wavish 0 1    
       United Kingdom Hilton 1 6 2
      8  United States Fry 6 1 6  
     United Kingdom Slaney 1 1  
    8  United States Fry 6 6    
 

Section 8

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     United Kingdom Middleton 6 6 6  
     United Kingdom Carns 8 4 1  
       United Kingdom Middleton 3 6 6  
       United Kingdom Brighton 6 2 2  
     United Kingdom Parker 3 4  
     United Kingdom Brighton 6 6    
       United Kingdom Middleton 0 1  
      2  United States Brough 6 6  
     United Kingdom Wilford 4 2    
     United States Prentiss 6 6    
       United States Prentiss 1 6 1
      2  United States Brough 6 4 6  
     Republic of Ireland Lombard 1 1  
    2  United States Brough 6 6    
 

References

External links

  • 1948 Wimbledon Championships on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw
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