1956 Wimbledon Championships - Women's Singles
Get 1956 Wimbledon Championships %E2%80%93 Women's Singles essential facts below. View Videos or join the 1956 Wimbledon Championships %E2%80%93 Women's Singles discussion. Add 1956 Wimbledon Championships %E2%80%93 Women's Singles to your Like2do.com topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
1956 Wimbledon Championships %E2%80%93 Women's Singles
Women's Singles
1956 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United States Shirley Fry
Runner-up United Kingdom Angela Buxton
Final score 6-3, 6-1
Details
Draw 96 (10Q)
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1955 · Wimbledon Championships · 1957 →

Louise Brough was the defending champion, but lost in the semifinals to Shirley Fry.

Fry defeated Angela Buxton in the final, 6-3, 6-1 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1956 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Seeds

01.   United States Louise Brough (Semifinals)
02.   United States Beverly Fleitz (Quarterfinals)
03.   United Kingdom Angela Mortimer (Quarterfinals)
04.   United States Althea Gibson (Quarterfinals)
05.   United States Shirley Fry (Champion)
06.   United Kingdom Angela Buxton (Final)
07.   United States Dorothy Knode (Second round)
08.   United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer (Quarterfinals)

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

Draw

Key

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
2 United States Beverly Fleitz w/o
6 United Kingdom Angela Buxton
6 United Kingdom Angela Buxton 6 6
United Kingdom Pat Ward 1 4
3 United Kingdom Angela Mortimer 3 0
United Kingdom Pat Ward 6 6
6 United Kingdom Angela Buxton 3 1
5 United States Shirley Fry 6 6
5 United States Shirley Fry 4 6 6
4 United States Althea Gibson 6 3 4
5 United States Shirley Fry 6 4 6
1 United States Louise Brough 4 6 3
8 United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer 7 1 3
1 United States Louise Brough 5 6 6

Top half

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
2 United States Beverly Fleitz 6 6
Spain Pilar Barril 4 3
2 United States B Fleitz 6 6
United Kingdom C Hoahing 1 3
United Kingdom Gem Hoahing 6 6
Australia Jennifer Edmondson 4 2
2 United States B Fleitz 6 8
Hungary Z Körmöczy 0 6
Australia Daphne Seeney 6 6
United Kingdom Leonie Brighton 2 3
Australia D Seeney 2 3
Hungary Z Körmöczy 6 6
Australia Nell Hopman 1 4
Hungary Zsuzsa Körmöczy 6 6

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6 United Kingdom Angela Buxton 6 6
France Suzanne le Besnerais 4 0
6 United Kingdom A Buxton 6 6
Denmark L Gram-Andersen 3 2
United Kingdom Norma Kemsey-Bourne 4 1
Denmark Lisa Gram-Andersen 6 6
6 United Kingdom A Buxton 6 6
United Kingdom E Watson 4 4
Netherlands Joopy Roos-Van der Wal 4 6 6
United Kingdom Bobbie Wilson 6 2 2
Netherlands F Roos-Van der Wal 8 2
United Kingdom E Watson 10 6
United Kingdom Elaine Watson 6 6
United Kingdom Joan Curry 2 3

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 United Kingdom Angela Mortimer 6 4 6
Australia Thelma Long 1 6 3 3 United Kingdom A Mortimer 6 6
United Kingdom Anthea Gibb 4 3 United Kingdom P Panton 1 2
United Kingdom Pearl Panton 6 6 3 United Kingdom A Mortimer 6 7
Q United Kingdom Hazel Moorley 7 6 United States D Hard 3 5
United Kingdom Sheila Bramley 5 4 Q United Kingdom H Moorley 2 3
United Kingdom Denise Collier 2 2 United States D Hard 6 6
United States Darlene Hard 6 6 3 United Kingdom A Mortimer 6 6
United Kingdom Bea Walter 0 6 6 South Africa T Hale 2 0
United Kingdom Rosemary Deloford 6 4 1 United Kingdom B Walter 3 9 4
Sweden Birgit Gullbrandsson-Sandén 6 5 United States B Davidson 6 7 6
United States Barbara Davidson 8 7 United States B Davidson w/o
South Africa Thea Hale 6 6 South Africa T Hale
United Kingdom Gill Evans 2 2 South Africa T Hale 7 4 8
Q France Florence de la Courtie 6 6 Q France F de la Courtie 5 6 6
Q United Kingdom Jane Godfrey 4 2

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 United States Dorothy Knode 8 6
United Kingdom Sue Waters 6 2 7 United States D Knode 4 9 1
United Kingdom Valerie Lewis 6 0 3 Czechoslovakia V Pu?ejová 6 7 6
Czechoslovakia V?ra Pu?ejová 1 6 6 Czechoslovakia V Pu?ejová 10 6
United Kingdom Doreen Spiers 8 5 6 West Germany E Vollmer 8 3
United Kingdom Pauline Roberts 6 7 4 United Kingdom D Spiers 2 0
West Germany Erika Vollmer 6 6 West Germany E Vollmer 6 6
Q United Kingdom Sidney Brock 1 1 Czechoslovakia V Pu?ejová 3 2
United Kingdom Sheila Armstrong 0 5 United Kingdom P Ward 6 6
Q New Zealand Elaine Becroft 6 7 Q New Zealand E Becroft 6 3 7
South Africa Estelle van Tonder 1 5 United States J Clarke 3 6 5
United States Jean Clarke 6 7 Q New Zealand E Becroft 4 4
United Kingdom Heather Macfarlane 3 2 United Kingdom P Ward 6 6
United Kingdom Pat Ward 6 6 United Kingdom P Ward 12 4 6
Q United Kingdom Jill Rook 0 0 South Africa B Carr 10 6 2
South Africa Bernice Carr 6 6

Bottom half

Section 5

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Australia Jenny Hoad 6 3 6
United Kingdom Georgie Woodgate 3 6 2 Australia J Hoad 8 6
United Kingdom Lorna Cawthorn 2 2 United Kingdom V Thomas 6 4
United Kingdom Vera Thomas 6 6 Australia J Hoad 6 6
United Kingdom Joan MacLeod 2 6 9 Q South Africa S Waddington 0 2
United Kingdom Viola White 6 2 7 United Kingdom J MacLeod 6 0 8
United Kingdom Janet Morgan 4 6 7 Q South Africa S Waddington 4 6 10
Q South Africa Sheila Waddington 6 4 9 Australia J Hoad 2 2
Bermuda Heather Brewer 6 6 5 United States S Fry 6 6
Netherlands Nel van der Storm 1 3 Bermuda H Brewer 6 6
Spain María Josefa de Riba 7 6 Spain MJ de Riba 4 0
United Kingdom Marion Boundy 5 2 Bermuda H Brewer 3 4
France Ginette Bucaille 6 6 5 United States S Fry 6 6
Norway Astrid Winther 2 1 France G Bucaille 3 2
Belgium Christiane Mercelis 2 1 5 United States S Fry 6 6
5 United States Shirley Fry 6 6

Section 6

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Kathleen Holt 4 7 6
Australia Margaret O'Donnell 6 5 4 United Kingdom K Holt 3 1
United States Louise Snow 6 6 United States L Snow 6 6
United Kingdom Sheila Speight 0 3 United States L Snow 6 1 2
United Kingdom Pat Hird 2 6 6 United Kingdom P Hird 3 6 6
Republic of Ireland June Fitzpatrick 6 3 2 United Kingdom P Hird 3 6 7
Denmark Else Schmith 3 4 Brazil I Metzner 6 0 5
Brazil Ingrid Metzner 6 6 United Kingdom P Hird 0 4
United Kingdom Anne Shilcock 6 6 4 United States A Gibson 6 6
West Germany Ilse Buding 3 2 United Kingdom A Shilcock 3 6 6
Q Australia Kay Newcombe 0 2 United Kingdom A Haydon 6 3 2
United Kingdom Ann Haydon 6 6 United Kingdom A Shilcock 6 2 1
Q United Kingdom Pat Wheeler 2 6 6 4 United States A Gibson 4 6 6
United Kingdom Margot Parker 6 0 2 Q United Kingdom P Wheeler 1 2
West Germany Edda Buding 4 2 4 United States A Gibson 6 6
4 United States Althea Gibson 6 6

Section 7

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
South Africa Sandra Reynolds 4 6 3
United Kingdom Pat Brown 6 4 6
United Kingdom P Brown 6 6
Sweden S Gustafsson 1 3
Austria Elizabeth Broz 2 5
Sweden Solveig Gustafsson 6 7
United Kingdom P Brown 2 5
8 United Kingdom S Bloomer 6 7
United States Betty Pratt 6 6
United Kingdom Marion Craig-Smith 4 3
United States B Pratt 6 2 6
8 United Kingdom S Bloomer 4 6 8
United Kingdom Jean Knight 0 0
8 United Kingdom Shirley Bloomer 6 6

Section 8

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Caroline Yates-Bell 6 6 6
United Kingdom Barbara Knapp 0 8 4
United Kingdom C Yates-Bell 0 0
Australia F Muller 6 6
Q France Colette Monnot 3 2
Australia Fay Muller 6 6
Australia F Muller 3 1
1 United States L Brough 6 6
United Kingdom Jennifer Middleton 6 6
United Kingdom Pauline Edwards 2 4
United Kingdom J Middleton 0 4
1 United States L Brough 6 6
South Africa Jean Forbes 0 0
1 United States Louise Brough 6 6

References

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

External links

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

  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

1956_Wimbledon_Championships_%E2%80%93_Women's_Singles
 



 

Top US Cities

Like2do.com was developed using defaultLogic.com's knowledge management platform. It allows users to manage learning and research. Visit defaultLogic's other partner sites below:
PopFlock.com : Music Genres | Musicians | Musical Instruments | Music Industry
NCR Works : Retail Banking | Restaurant Industry | Retail Industry | Hospitality Industry