1961 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles

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Women's Doubles
1961 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionsUnited States Karen Hantze
United States Billie Jean Moffitt
Runners-upAustralia Jan Lehane
Australia Margaret Smith
Final score6–3, 6–4
Details
Draw48 (5 Q )
Seeds4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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Maria Bueno and Darlene Hard were the defending champions, but did not compete.

Karen Hantze and Billie Jean Moffitt defeated Jan Lehane and Margaret Smith in the final, 6–3, 6–4 to win the Ladies' Doubles tennis title at the 1961 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

01.   South Africa Sandra Reynolds / South Africa Renée Schuurman (Quarterfinals)
02.   United Kingdom Ann Haydon / United Kingdom Christine Truman (Third round)
03.   Australia Jan Lehane / Australia Margaret Smith (Final)
04.   United States Sally Moore / Australia Lesley Turner (Semifinals)

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

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
South Africa Margaret Hunt
South Africa Lynne Hutchings
4 6 7
Soviet Union Anna Dmitrieva
Soviet Union Valeria Kuzmenko-Titova
6 1 5
South Africa Margaret Hunt
South Africa Lynne Hutchings
1 1
3 Australia Jan Lehane
Australia Margaret Smith
6 6
3 Australia Jan Lehane
Australia Margaret Smith
6 12
France Rosie Darmon
Mexico Yola Ramírez
0 10
3 Australia Jan Lehane
Australia Margaret Smith
3 4
United States Karen Hantze
United States Billie Jean Moffitt
6 6
Australia Eva Duldig
South Africa Marlene Gerson
7 1
4 United States Sally Moore
Australia Lesley Turner
9 6
4 United States Sally Moore
Australia Lesley Turner
3 0
United States Karen Hantze
United States Billie Jean Moffitt
6 6
United States Karen Hantze
United States Billie Jean Moffitt
9 6
1 South Africa Sandra Reynolds
South Africa Renée Schuurman
7 3

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
2 United Kingdom Ann Haydon
United Kingdom Christine Truman
6 6
Spain Pilar Barril
Spain Carmen Coronado
1 1
2 United Kingdom A Haydon
United Kingdom C Truman
5 6 3
South Africa M Hunt
South Africa L Hutchings
7 3 6
South Africa Margaret Hunt
South Africa Lynne Hutchings
6 6
Q United Kingdom J Macintosh
United Kingdom JA Watts
2 0
South Africa M Hunt
South Africa L Hutchings
4 6 7
Soviet Union A Dmitrieva
Soviet Union V Kuzmenko-Titova
6 1 5
France Michelle Bourbonnais
France Sue Chatrier
6 6
United Kingdom Gill Evans
United Kingdom Billie Woodgate
4 3
France M Bourbonnais
France S Chatrier
6 0
Soviet Union A Dmitrieva
Soviet Union V Kuzmenko-Titova
8 6
Soviet Union Anna Dmitrieva
Soviet Union Valeria Kuzmenko-Titova
1 6 6
United Kingdom Gem Hoahing
France Daniele Wild
6 3 2

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 Australia Jan Lehane
Australia Margaret Smith
6 6
United States Justina Bricka
United States Carol Hanks
1 1 3 Australia J Lehane
Australia M Smith
6 6
United Kingdom Valerie Gardner
United Kingdom Margaret Grace
2 1 Australia M Hellyer
Czechoslovakia V Suková
4 1
Australia Margaret Hellyer
Czechoslovakia Věra Suková
6 6 3 Australia J Lehane
Australia M Smith
6 3 6
United Kingdom Jennifer Chamberlain
United Kingdom Viola White
5 6 8 United States M Arnold
United Kingdom E Starkie
0 6 1
Australia Nell Hopman
South Africa Merrill Mark
7 3 6 United Kingdom J Chamberlain
United Kingdom V White
6 2 3
Republic of Ireland Eleanor O'Neill
Republic of Ireland Mary O'Sullivan
2 7 United States M Arnold
United Kingdom E Starkie
2 6 6
United States Mimi Arnold
United Kingdom Liz Starkie
6 9 3 Australia J Lehane
Australia M Smith
6 12
Hungary Márta Peterdy-Wolf
Norway Tone Schirmer
6 6 France R Darmon
Mexico Y Ramírez
0 10
Belgium Monique Bedoret
Belgium Poucette Bernheim
3 1 Hungary M Peterdy-Wolf
Norway T Schirmer
2 1
France Rosie Darmon
Mexico Yola Ramírez
6 8 France R Darmon
Mexico Y Ramírez
6 6
West Germany Edda Buding
West Germany Helga Schultze
2 6 France R Darmon
Mexico Y Ramírez
3 6 6
United Kingdom Rosemary Deloford
United Kingdom Jill Mills
5 7 2 United Kingdom P Hird
United Kingdom C Yates-Bell
6 1 1
France Florence de la Courtie
Belgium Christiane Mercelis
7 5 6 France F de la Courtie
Belgium C Mercelis
5 2
Canada Hana Sladek
United States Pat Stewart
3 5 United Kingdom P Hird
United Kingdom C Yates-Bell
7 6
United Kingdom Pat Hird
United Kingdom Caroline Yates-Bell
6 7

Bottom half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Australia Eva Duldig
South Africa Marlene Gerson
6 6
Q United Kingdom Sheila Bramley
United Kingdom Leonie Brighton
4 3 Australia E Duldig
South Africa M Gerson
11 6
Spain Ana María Estalella
Spain Marta Pombo
6 6 Spain AM Estalella
Spain Marta Pombo
9 4
United Kingdom Jane Rushton
United Kingdom Judy Tee
2 2 Australia E Duldig
South Africa M Gerson
1 6 6
Q United Kingdom Valerie Clark
United Kingdom Lesley Hustwit
3 4 Italy S Lazzarino
Italy L Pericoli
6 1 3
Italy Silvana Lazzarino
Italy Lea Pericoli
6 6 Italy S Lazzarino
Italy L Pericoli
1 7 6
United States Donna Floyd
United States Belmar Gunderson
United States D Floyd
United States B Gunderson
6 5 3
Australia Robyn Ebbern
Australia Mary Reitano
w/o Australia E Duldig
South Africa M Gerson
7 1
United Kingdom Joyce Barclay
United Kingdom Frances MacLennan
w/o 4 United States S Moore
Australia L Turner
9 6
United Kingdom Ilse Davies
West Germany Karin Herich
United Kingdom I Davies
West Germany K Herich
4 2
Hungary Zsuzsa Körmöczy
United States Nancy Richey
w/o United Kingdom R Bentley
United Kingdom P Roberts
6 6
United Kingdom Rita Bentley
United Kingdom Pauline Roberts
United Kingdom R Bentley
United Kingdom P Roberts
6 6 5
United Kingdom Lorna Cawthorn
United Kingdom Pat Wheeler
4 6 9 4 United States S Moore
Australia L Turner
8 3 7
United Kingdom Carole Rosser
United Kingdom Jenny Trewby
6 2 7 United Kingdom L Cawthorn
United Kingdom P Wheeler
3 3
Australia Joan Gibson
Sweden Gudrun Rosin
3 4 4 United States S Moore
Australia L Turner
6 6
4 United States Sally Moore
Australia Lesley Turner
6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Pat Hales
United Kingdom Vera Thomas
1 4
West Germany Margot Dittmeyer
West Germany Renate Ostermann
6 6
West Germany M Dittmeyer
West Germany R Ostermann
2 1
United States K Hantze
United States BJ Moffitt
6 6
Q United Kingdom Cathy Lyon
United Kingdom Julie Wilson
2 1
United States Karen Hantze
United States Billie Jean Moffitt
6 6
United States K Hantze
United States BJ Moffitt
9 6
1 South Africa S Reynolds
South Africa R Schuurman
7 3
Austria Sonja Pachta
Austria Doris Schuster
6 1 6
Q Argentina Mabel Bove
Argentina Nora Somoza
3 6 3
Austria S Pachta
Austria D Schuster
3 5
South Africa S Reynolds
South Africa R Schuurman
6 7
United Kingdom Deidre Catt
United Kingdom Angela Mortimer
1 3
1 South Africa Sandra Reynolds
South Africa Renée Schuurman
6 6

References[edit]

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

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