1955 Wimbledon Championships

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1955 Wimbledon Championships
Date20 June – 2 July
Edition69th
CategoryGrand Slam
SurfaceGrass
LocationChurch Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
VenueAll England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Attendance287,362
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Tony Trabert
Women's Singles
United States Louise Brough
Men's Doubles
Australia Rex Hartwig / Australia Lew Hoad
Women's Doubles
United Kingdom Angela Mortimer / United Kingdom Anne Shilcock
Mixed Doubles
United States Vic Seixas / United States Doris Hart
Boys' Singles
United Kingdom Michael Hann
Girls' Singles
United Kingdom Sheila Armstrong
← 1954 · Wimbledon Championships · 1956 →

The 1955 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 was held from Monday 20 June until Saturday 2 July 1955.[1] It was the 69th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1955. Tony Trabert and Louise Brough won the singles titles.

Champions[edit]

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Tony Trabert defeated Denmark Kurt Nielsen, 6–3, 7–5, 6–1 [2]

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Louise Brough defeated United States Beverly Fleitz, 7–5, 8–6 [3]

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Rex Hartwig / Australia Lew Hoad defeated Australia Neale Fraser / Australia Ken Rosewall, 7–5, 6–4, 6–3 [4]

Women's Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Angela Mortimer / United Kingdom Anne Shilcock defeated United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer / United Kingdom Patricia Ward, 7–5, 6–1 [5]

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Vic Seixas / United States Doris Hart defeated Argentina Enrique Morea / United States Louise Brough, 8–6, 2–6, 6–3 [6]

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Michael Hann defeated Sweden Jan-Erik Lundqvist, 6–0, 11–9 [7]

Girls' Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Sheila Armstrong defeated France Béatrice de Chambure, 6–2, 6–4 [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. p. 128. ISBN 978-1899039401.
  2. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  7. ^ "Boys' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  8. ^ "Girls' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1955 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1955 U.S. National Championships