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Wimbledon 1956 Ladies' Singles  (June 25 - July 7)

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1.United States (USA)[2]
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3.Spain (ESP)
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5.United Kingdom (GBR)
6.
7.Australia (AUS)Jennifer Edmondson6-4 6-2
Jennifer Edmondson
8.bye
Beverly Baker
9.South Africa (RSA)Daphne Seeney6-0 8-6
Daphne Seeney
10.bye
Daphne Seeney
11.United Kingdom (GBR)Leonie Brighton6-2 6-3
Leonie Brighton
12.bye
Suzy Kormoczy
13.Australia (AUS)
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15.Hungary (HUN)
16.
Angela Buxton
17.United Kingdom (GBR)[6]w/o
18.
19.France (FRA)Suzanne Schmidt6-4 6-0
Suzanne Schmidt
20.bye
Angela Buxton
21.United Kingdom (GBR)Norma Kemsey-Bourne6-3 6-2
Norma Kemsey-Bourne
22.bye
Lisa Gram Andersen
23.Denmark (DEN)Lisa Gram Andersen6-4 6-1
Lisa Gram Andersen
24.bye
Angela Buxton
25.Netherlands (NED)
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6-4 6-4
26.
27.United Kingdom (GBR)
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29.United Kingdom (GBR)
30.
31.United Kingdom (GBR)Joan Curry6-2 6-3
Joan Curry
32.bye
Angela Buxton
33.United Kingdom (GBR)[3]Angela Mortimer6-1 6-4
Angela Mortimer
34.Australia (AUS)Thelma D. Coyne6-1 4-6 6-3
Angela Mortimer
35.United Kingdom (GBR)Pearl Panton6-1 6-2
Pearl Panton
36.United Kingdom (GBR)Anthea Gibb6-4 6-3
Angela Mortimer
37.United Kingdom (GBR)[Q]
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38.United Kingdom (GBR)
39.United States (USA)
40.United Kingdom (GBR)
Angela Mortimer
41.United Kingdom (GBR)6-2 6-0
42.United Kingdom (GBR)
43.United States (USA)Barbara Scofield6-3 7-9 6-4
Barbara Scofield
44.Sweden (SWE)Bibbi Gullbrandsson8-6 7-5
Thea Hale
45.South Africa (RSA)Thea Halew/o
Thea Hale
46.United Kingdom (GBR)Gill Evans6-2 6-2
Thea Hale
47.France (FRA)[Q]Florence De La Courtie7-5 4-6 8-6
Florence De La Courtie
48.United Kingdom (GBR)[Q]Jane Godfrey6-4 6-2
Angela Mortimer
49.United States (USA)[7]
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6-3 6-0
50.United Kingdom (GBR)
51.Czechoslovakia (TCH)
52.United Kingdom (GBR)
53.United Kingdom (GBR)
54.United Kingdom (GBR)
55.West Germany (FRG)Erika Obst6-2 6-0
Erika Obst
56.United Kingdom (GBR)[Q]Sidney Brock6-1 6-1
Pat Ward
57.New Zealand (NZL)[Q]Elaine Becroft6-3 6-2
Elaine Becroft
58.United Kingdom (GBR)Sheila Armstrong6-0 7-5
Elaine Becroft
59.United States (USA)Jean Clarke6-3 3-6 7-5
Jean Clarke
60.South Africa (RSA)Estelle Van Tonder6-1 7-5
Pat Ward
61.United Kingdom (GBR)
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62.United Kingdom (GBR)
63.South Africa (RSA)
64.United Kingdom (GBR)[Q]
Shirley Fry
65.Australia (AUS)6-3 6-1
66.United Kingdom (GBR)
67.United Kingdom (GBR)Vera Dace8-6 6-4
Vera Dace
68.United Kingdom (GBR)Lorna Cornell6-2 6-2
Jennifer Staley
69.United Kingdom (GBR)Joan MacLeod6-0 6-2
Joan MacLeod
70.United Kingdom (GBR)Viola White2-6 6-2 9-7
Sheila Waddington
71.South Africa (RSA)[Q]Sheila Waddington4-6 6-0 10-8
Sheila Waddington
72.United Kingdom (GBR)Janet Morgan6-4 4-6 9-7
Shirley Fry
73.South Africa (RSA)
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6-2 6-2
74.Netherlands (NED)
75.Spain (ESP)
76.United Kingdom (GBR)
77.France (FRA)
78.Norway (NOR)
79.United States (USA)[5]Shirley Fry6-3 6-2
Shirley Fry
80.Belgium (BEL)Christianne Mercelis6-2 6-1
Shirley Fry
81.United Kingdom (GBR)Kathleen Holt4-6 6-3 6-4
Kathleen Holt
82.United Kingdom (GBR)Margaret O'Donnell4-6 7-5 6-4
Louise Snow
83.United States (USA)Louise Snow6-3 6-1
Louise Snow
84.United Kingdom (GBR)Sheila Speight6-0 6-3
Pat Hird
85.United Kingdom (GBR)
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86.Ireland (IRL)
87.Brazil (BRA)
88.Denmark (DEN)
Althea Gibson
89.United Kingdom (GBR)6-0 6-4
90.United Kingdom (GBR)
91.United Kingdom (GBR)Ann Haydon Jones3-6 6-3 6-2
Ann Haydon Jones
92.Australia (AUS)[Q]Kay Newcombe6-0 6-2
Althea Gibson
93.United Kingdom (GBR)[Q]Pat Wheeler4-6 6-2 6-1
Pat Wheeler
94.United Kingdom (GBR)Margot Parker2-6 6-0 6-2
Althea Gibson
95.United States (USA)[4]Althea Gibson6-1 6-2
Althea Gibson
96.West Germany (FRG)Edda Buding6-4 6-2
Shirley Fry
97.South Africa (RSA)
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6-4 4-6 6-3
98.
99.United Kingdom (GBR)
100.
101.Austria (AUT)
102.
103.Sweden (SWE)Solveig Gustafsson6-2 7-5
Solveig Gustafsson
104.bye
Shirley Bloomer
105.United States (USA)Betty Rosenquest6-2 7-5
Betty Rosenquest
106.bye
Betty Rosenquest
107.United Kingdom (GBR)Marion Craig-Smith6-4 6-3
Marion Craig-Smith
108.bye
Shirley Bloomer
109.United Kingdom (GBR)
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110.
111.United Kingdom (GBR)[8]
112.
Louise Brough
113.United Kingdom (GBR)5-7 6-1 6-3
114.
115.United Kingdom (GBR)Barbara Knapp6-0 6-8 6-4
Barbara Knapp
116.bye
Fay Muller
117.France (FRA)[Q]Colette Monnot6-0 6-0
Colette Monnot
118.bye
Fay Muller
119.Australia (AUS)Fay Muller6-3 6-2
Fay Muller
120.bye
Louise Brough
121.United Kingdom (GBR)
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6-3 6-1
122.
123.United Kingdom (GBR)
124.
125.South Africa (RSA)
126.
127.United States (USA)[1]Louise Brough6-0 6-0
Louise Brough
128.bye