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1950 Wimbledon Championships

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1950 Wimbledon Championships
Date June 26 – July 7 [1]
Edition 64th
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
23x15px Budge Patty [2]
Women's Singles
23x15px Louise Brough Clapp [3]
Men's Doubles
23x15px John Bromwich / 23x15px Adrian Quist [4]
Women's Doubles
23x15px Louise Brough / 23x15px Margaret Osborne duPont
Mixed Doubles
23x15px Louise Brough / 23x15px Eric Sturgess
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1949 1951 > 

The 1950 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 64th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1950.

For the first time since the 1927 introduction of seedings 16 players were seeded in the men's singles event instead of eight.[5]

Champions

Men's Singles

23x15px Budge Patty defeated 23x15px Frank Sedgman 6–1, 8–10, 6–2, 6–3

Women's Singles

23x15px Louise Brough Clapp defeated 23x15px Margaret Osborne duPont 6–1, 3–6, 6–1

Men's Doubles

23x15px John Bromwich / 23x15px Adrian Quist defeated 23x15px Geoff Brown / 23x15px Bill Sidwell 7–5, 3–6, 6–3, 3–6, 6–2

Women's Doubles

23x15px Louise Brough / 23x15px Margaret Osborne duPont defeated 23x15px Shirley Fry / 23x15px Doris Hart 6–4, 5–7, 6–1

Mixed Doubles

23x15px Louise Brough / 23x15px Eric Sturgess defeated 23x15px Pat Canning / 23x15px Geoff Brown 11–9, 1–6, 6–4

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. United States Tennis Association. 
  3. ^ "Roll of Honour – Women's Singles". wimbledon.org. 
  4. ^ "Roll of Honour – Men's Doubles". wimbledon.org. 
  5. ^ "Sedgman Gets No.1 Seeding For Wimbledon Singles.". The Sydney Morning Herald (National Library of Australia). 21 June 1950. p. 1. 

External links

Preceded by
1950 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1950 U.S. National Championships