1951 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1951 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionUnited States Doris Hart
Runner-upUnited States Shirley Fry
Final score6–1, 6–0
Details
Draw96 (10Q)
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1950 · Wimbledon Championships · 1952 →

Doris Hart defeated Shirley Fry in the final, 6–1, 6–0 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1951 Wimbledon Championships.[1] Louise Brough was the defending champion, but lost in the semifinals to Fry.

Seeds[edit]

01.   United States Louise Brough (Semifinals)
02.   United States Margaret duPont (Quarterfinals)
03.   United States Doris Hart (Champion)
04.   United States Shirley Fry (Final)
05.   United States Beverly Baker (Semifinals)
06.   United States Pat Todd (Withdrew)
07.   United States Nancy Chaffee (Quarterfinals)
08.   United Kingdom Jean Walker-Smith (Quarterfinals)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Pat Todd withdrew before the tournament began. She was replaced in the draw by Lucky Loser Madzy Couquerque.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
2 United States Margaret duPont 1 6 3
5 United States Beverly Baker 6 4 6
5 United States Beverly Baker 3 1
3 United States Doris Hart 6 6
3 United States Doris Hart 6 6
7 United States Nancy Chaffee 3 3
3 United States Doris Hart 6 6
4 United States Shirley Fry 1 0
8 United Kingdom Jean Walker-Smith 6 4
4 United States Shirley Fry 8 6
4 United States Shirley Fry 6 6
1 United States Louise Brough 4 2
United Kingdom Kay Tuckey 7 1 3
1 United States Louise Brough 5 6 6

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
2 United States Margaret duPont 6 6
United Kingdom Joy Mottram 3 4
2 United States M duPont 6 6
Hungary Z Körmöczy 1 1
Hungary Zsuzsa Körmöczy 6 6
Australia Beryl Penrose 4 0
2 United States M duPont 7 6
United Kingdom P Dawson-Scott 5 2
United Kingdom Sheila Speight 6 5
United Kingdom Enid Andrews 8 7
United Kingdom E Andrews 7 1 3
United Kingdom P Dawson-Scott 5 6 6
Austria Helga Strecker w/o
United Kingdom Peggy Dawson-Scott

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 United States Beverly Baker 6 6
Q United Kingdom Laura Morgan 2 0
5 United States B Baker 6 6
United States A Gibson 1 3
United States Althea Gibson 6 2 6
United Kingdom Pat Ward 0 6 4
5 United States B Baker 10 6
Czechoslovakia H Matouš 8 3
Kenya Sheila Dowdeswell 4 3
Italy Nicla Migliori 6 6
Italy N Migliori 6 4
Czechoslovakia H Matouš 8 6
Austria Elizabeth Broz 3 3
Czechoslovakia Helena Matouš 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 United States Doris Hart 6 6
France Jacqueline Marcellin 2 0 3 United States D Hart 6 7
Argentina Mary Terán de Weiss 8 6 Argentina M Terán de Weiss 0 5
United Kingdom Margot Parker 6 1 3 United States D Hart 6 7
Australia Nancye Bolton 6 6 Australia N Bolton 4 5
United Kingdom Molly Blair 1 2 Australia N Bolton 6 6
United Kingdom Joan Curry 6 6 United Kingdom J Curry 1 1
United Kingdom Evelyn Moeller 2 1 3 United States D Hart 6 6
United Kingdom Beryl Parker 2 5 United Kingdom J Quertier 4 3
Q United Kingdom Pat Harrison 6 7 Q United Kingdom P Harrison 5 3
United Kingdom Betty Wilford 2 1 United Kingdom M Gordon 7 6
United Kingdom Margot Gordon 6 6 United Kingdom M Gordon 4 1
United Kingdom Rosemary Bulleid 6 7 United Kingdom J Quertier 6 6
United Kingdom Joy Hibbert 4 5 United Kingdom R Bulleid 3 3
United Kingdom Jean Quertier 6 6 United Kingdom J Quertier 6 6
Norway Ruth Haukenes 1 3

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 United States Nancy Chaffee 4 6 6
United Kingdom Joey Lloyd 6 2 3 7 United States N Chaffee 6 6
Q New Zealand Evelyn Attwood 6 3 6 Q New Zealand E Attwood 1 0
LL United Kingdom Marguerite White 3 6 2 7 United States N Chaffee 6 6
United Kingdom Vera Thomas 2 10 United States A McGuire 3 3
United States Arvilla McGuire 6 12 United States A McGuire 6 3 6
South Africa Beryl Bartlett 6 6 South Africa B Bartlett 3 6 4
United Kingdom Pat Gotla 3 2 7 United States N Chaffee 6 6
United Kingdom Audrey Bates 6 4 4 Sweden B Gullbrandsson-Sandén 0 3
United Kingdom Rosemary Walsh 2 6 6 United Kingdom R Walsh 8 2 0
Belgium Christiane Mercelis 3 4 United Kingdom M Halford 6 6 6
United Kingdom Mary Halford 6 6 United Kingdom M Halford 2 1
United Kingdom Helen Fletcher 6 6 Sweden B Gullbrandsson-Sandén 6 6
United Kingdom Margaret Emerson 4 3 United Kingdom H Fletcher 1 1
United Kingdom Janet Morgan 6 0 4 Sweden B Gullbrandsson-Sandén 6 6
Sweden Birgit Gullbrandsson-Sandén 3 6 6

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Netherlands Mrs MA Schmier 3 1
United Kingdom Billie Woodgate 6 6 United Kingdom R Woodgate 5 3
Q United Kingdom Gladys Lines 1 4 United States R Anderson 7 6
United States Rita Anderson 6 6 United States R Anderson 6 8
United Kingdom Leonie Brighton 6 3 2 United Kingdom W Stork 2 6
United Kingdom Wendy Stork 4 6 6 United Kingdom W Stork 6 6
United Kingdom Noelle Knight 4 4 United Kingdom N Liebert 0 2
United Kingdom Nancy Liebert 6 6 United States R Anderson 4 1
LL United Kingdom Elsie Phillips 2 2 8 United Kingdom J Walker-Smith 6 6
United Kingdom Pam Bocquet 6 6 United Kingdom P Bocquet 6 4 6
United Kingdom Jean Trower 6 4 3 United Kingdom W Hammersley 3 6 2
United Kingdom Freda Hammersley 4 6 6 United Kingdom P Bocquet 3 4
Switzerland Violette Rigollet 6 6 8 United Kingdom J Walker-Smith 6 6
Q United Kingdom Joan Ross-Dilley 4 3 Switzerland V Rigollet 2 4
United Kingdom Georgie Woodgate 0 4 8 United Kingdom J Walker-Smith 6 6
8 United Kingdom Jean Walker-Smith 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Katie Johns 2 6 6
United Kingdom Barbara Knapp 6 4 3 United Kingdom K Johns 2 6 0
United Kingdom Lorna Cornell 6 6 United Kingdom L Cornell 6 2 6
United Kingdom Margaret Knott 2 2 United Kingdom L Cornell 6 6
United Kingdom Thelma Lister 3 6 6 Australia C Proctor 4 4
Q United Kingdom Gem Gilbert 6 4 1 United Kingdom T Lister 3 5
United Kingdom Alex McKelvie 3 1 Australia C Proctor 6 7
Australia Clare Proctor 6 6 United Kingdom L Cornell 0 1
Republic of Ireland Maeve Downey 7 6 4 United States S Fry 6 6
Q United Kingdom Frances Walthew 5 3 Republic of Ireland M Downey 6 2 0
Q France Suzanne Schmitt Q France S Schmitt 2 6 6
Australia Thelma Long w/o Q France S Schmitt 1 0
LL United Kingdom Joyce Starling 1 2 4 United States S Fry 6 6
United States Betty Rosenquest 6 6 United States E Rosenquest 3 5
United Kingdom Sue Partridge 3 1 4 United States S Fry 6 7
4 United States Shirley Fry 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Netherlands Nel Hermsen 6 6
United Kingdom Angela Mortimer 3 2
Netherlands P Hermsen 1 2
United States B Davidson 6 6
United States Barbara Davidson 7 6
United Kingdom Margaret Carlisle 5 1
United States B Davidson 2 6 1
United Kingdom K Tuckey 6 3 6
United Kingdom Edie Luxton 4 3
United Kingdom Gay Chandler 6 6
United Kingdom G Chandler 2 3
United Kingdom K Tuckey 6 6
United Kingdom Kay Tuckey 6 6
LL Netherlands Madzy Couquerque 3 2

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Jenny Wagstaff 6 3 6
United Kingdom Betty Coutts 2 6 2
United Kingdom J Wagstaff 2 2
Q United Kingdom P Lewis 6 6
United Kingdom Effie Peters 0 7
Q United Kingdom Pat Lewis 6 9
Q United Kingdom P Lewis 1 0
1 United States L Brough 6 6
United Kingdom Viola White 2 2
United Kingdom Gem Hoahing 6 6
United Kingdom C Hoahing 1 3
1 United States L Brough 6 6
Q United Kingdom Gwen Scott 1 2
1 United States Louise Brough 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

External links[edit]

  • [1] Source for the draw at Wimbledon.com