1949 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles

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Women's Doubles
1949 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionsUnited States Louise Brough
United States Margaret Osborne
Runners-upUnited States Gussie Moran
United States Pat Todd
Final score8–6, 7–5
Details
Draw48 (5Q)
Seeds4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1948 · Wimbledon Championships · 1950 →

Louise Brough and Margaret duPont successfully defended their title, defeating Gussie Moran and Pat Todd in the final, 8–6, 7–5 to win the Ladies' Doubles tennis title at the 1949 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Seeds[edit]

01.   United States Louise Brough / United States Margaret duPont (Champions)
02.   United States Gussie Moran / United States Pat Todd (Final)
03.   United Kingdom Molly Blair / United Kingdom Jean Quertier (Quarterfinals)
04.   United Kingdom Joy Gannon / United Kingdom Betty Hilton (Semifinals)

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

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1 United States Louise Brough
United States Margaret duPont
6 6
South Africa Sheila Summers
South Africa Toots Watermeyer
1 2
1 United States Louise Brough
United States Margaret duPont
6 6
4 United Kingdom Joy Gannon
United Kingdom Betty Hilton
2 2
4 United Kingdom Joy Gannon
United Kingdom Betty Hilton
6 6
United Kingdom Nancy Glover
United Kingdom Margot Gordon
2 2
1 United States Louise Brough
United States Margaret duPont
8 7
2 United States Gussie Moran
United States Pat Todd
6 5
United States Shirley Fry
United States Helen Rihbany
6 5 11
3 United Kingdom Molly Blair
United Kingdom Jean Quertier
3 7 9
United States Shirley Fry
United States Helen Rihbany
0 5
2 United States Gussie Moran
United States Pat Todd
6 7
United Kingdom Patsy Rodgers
United Kingdom Jean Walker-Smith
2 2
2 United States Gussie Moran
United States Pat Todd
6 6

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States Louise Brough
United States Margaret duPont
6 6
United Kingdom Mary Halford
United Kingdom Kay Menzies
3 0
1 United States L Brough
United States M duPont
6 6
Republic of Ireland M Brennan
Netherlands P Hermsen
2 0
Republic of Ireland Maeve Brennan
Netherlands Nel Hermsen
6 6
France Jacqueline Boutin
France Anne-Marie Seghers
3 2
1 United States L Brough
United States M duPont
6 6
South Africa S Summers
South Africa E Watermeyer
1 2
United Kingdom Valerie Miles
United Kingdom Janet Morgan
Hungary Zsuzsa Körmöczy
Hungary Marta Peterdy-Wolf
w/o
United Kingdom V Miles
United Kingdom J Morgan
2 3
South Africa S Summers
South Africa E Watermeyer
6 6
United Kingdom Gem Hoahing
United Kingdom Margot Parker
4 1
South Africa Sheila Summers
South Africa Toots Watermeyer
6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 United Kingdom Joy Gannon
United Kingdom Betty Hilton
6 6 6
United Kingdom Enid Andrews
United Kingdom Kay Tuckey
8 2 1 4 United Kingdom J Gannon
United Kingdom E Hilton
6 4 6
United Kingdom Penny Durlac
United Kingdom Barbara Knapp
2 6 3 United Kingdom E Middleton
United Kingdom B Walter
4 6 2
United Kingdom Edith Middleton
United Kingdom Bea Walter
6 2 6 4 United Kingdom J Gannon
United Kingdom E Hilton
3 6 6
United Kingdom Mary Eyre
United Kingdom Viola White
6 5 United Kingdom P King
United Kingdom W Stork
6 0 0
Q United Kingdom Margaret Carlisle
United Kingdom Katie Johns
8 7 Q United Kingdom M Carlisle
United Kingdom K Johns
4 3
United Kingdom Phyllis King
United Kingdom Wendy Stork
7 6 United Kingdom P King
United Kingdom W Stork
6 6
Australia Joan Bathurst
Kenya Sheila Dowdeswell
5 4 4 United Kingdom J Gannon
United Kingdom E Hilton
6 6
Sweden Birgit Gullbrandsson
Sweden Mary Lagerborg
6 6 United Kingdom N Glover
United Kingdom M Gordon
2 2
Q United Kingdom Lesley Fulton
United Kingdom Nancy Liebert
3 4 Sweden B Gullbrandsson
Sweden M Lagerborg
7 2 3
United Kingdom Nancy Glover
United Kingdom Margot Gordon
6 6 United Kingdom N Glover
United Kingdom M Gordon
5 6 6
United States G Butler
United States Arvilla McGuire
2 1 United Kingdom N Glover
United Kingdom M Gordon
6 6
Q Mrs FG Downing
Mrs EM Frost
9 2 4 United Kingdom L Anderson
Mrs M Guthrie
1 4
United Kingdom Louise Anderson
Mrs M Guthrie
7 6 6 United Kingdom L Anderson
Mrs M Guthrie
9 6
Egypt Georgina Greiss
South Africa Betsy Venter
4 7 6 Egypt G Greiss
South Africa B Venter
7 2
United Kingdom Betty Cooke
United Kingdom Margot Flowerdew
6 5 4

The nationalities of Mrs FG Downing, Mrs EM Frost and Mrs M Guthrie are unknown.

Bottom half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom Gladys Lines
United Kingdom Pat Ward
6 7
Italy Annelise Bossi
Belgium Miriamme de Borman
2 5 United Kingdom G Lines
United Kingdom P Ward
6 3 2
Q United Kingdom Peggy Knight
United Kingdom Enid Sutton
6 6 Q United Kingdom P Knight
United Kingdom E Sutton
4 6 6
Switzerland Violette Rigollet
Czechoslovakia Edith Sutz
0 3 Q United Kingdom P Knight
United Kingdom E Sutton
2 2
United States Rita Anderson
United Kingdom Billie Woodgate
0 0 United States S Fry
United States H Rihbany
6 6
Australia Joyce Fitch
Australia Thelma Long
6 6 Australia J Fitch
Australia T Long
7 5 4
United States Shirley Fry
United States Helen Rihbany
6 6 United States S Fry
United States H Rihbany
5 7 6
France Jacqueline Marcellin
Czechoslovakia Helena Straubeová
3 0 United States S Fry
United States H Rihbany
6 5 11
United Kingdom Patsy O'Connell
United Kingdom Effie Peters
6 8 3 United Kingdom M Blair
United Kingdom J Quertier
3 7 9
United Kingdom Mrs MW Cooper
United Kingdom Pat Cowney
1 6 United Kingdom P O'Connell
United Kingdom E Peters
4 0
Q United Kingdom Andy Ross-Dilley
United Kingdom Joey Ross-Dilley
1 4 France N Adamson
France C Boegner
6 6
France Nelly Adamson
France Colette Boegner
6 6 France N Adamson
France C Boegner
0 9 2
Austria Hilde Doleschell
Argentina Mary Terán de Weiss
6 6 3 United Kingdom M Blair
United Kingdom J Quertier
6 7 6
United Kingdom N Cole
United Kingdom Hilaire Newberry
1 2 Austria H Doleschell
Argentina M Terán de Weiss
0 3
Norway Laila Schou Nilsen
United Kingdom Gwen Simmers
3 3 3 United Kingdom M Blair
United Kingdom J Quertier
6 6
3 United Kingdom Molly Blair
United Kingdom Jean Quertier
6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom Freda Hammersley
United Kingdom Georgie Woodgate
7 9
Republic of Ireland Mary Fitzgibbon
Republic of Ireland Betty Lombard
5 7
United Kingdom W Hammersley
United Kingdom G Woodgate
5 2
United Kingdom P Rodgers
United Kingdom J Walker-Smith
7 6
United Kingdom Natalie Gourlay
United Kingdom Joy Hibbert
7 2 1
United Kingdom Patsy Rodgers
United Kingdom Jean Walker-Smith
5 6 6
United Kingdom P Rodgers
United Kingdom J Walker-Smith
2 2
2 United States G Moran
United States P Todd
6 6
United Kingdom Betty Coutts
United Kingdom Joey David
6 6
United States Virginia Boyer
United Kingdom Gay Chandler
2 4
United Kingdom E Coutts
United Kingdom J David
2 2
2 United States G Moran
United States P Todd
6 6
United Kingdom Peggy Dawson-Scott
United Kingdom Betty Wilford
1 6 5
2 United States Gussie Moran
United States Pat Todd
6 2 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ 100 Years of Wimbledon by Lance Tingay, Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977
  2. ^ 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