1953 Wimbledon Championships Daily Programmes
SIZE 217 x 305 mm
POSTAL WEIGHT 0.4 kg
THE 1953 WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONSHIPS took place over twelve days from Monday 22 June to Saturday 4 July. Play commenced at 2pm each day on all courts, and the Gentlemen’s Singles Final was played on Friday 3 July, when second seed Vic Seixas defeated the unseeded Kurt Nielsen in the final, 9–7, 6–3, 6–4. On the final Saturday Maureen Connolly successfully defended her title, defeating Doris Hart in the final, 8–6, 7–5.
Also played on this day were the Ladies' and Mixed Doubles finals, and food rationing ended in the UK on the day after The Championships.
The daily article is "Royalty at Wimbledon" by Sir John Smyth Photographs include Queen Elizabeth II in conversation with the glamorous Beverley Baker of the USA.
WIMBLEDON OFFICIAL PROGRAMMES are beautiful large-format magazines with tournament information, the daily order of play, results from previous days, feature articles and player photographs. They provide interesting reading and are highly collectable. Fully updated DAILY PROGRAMMES are produced overnight for sale at the grounds on each day of play. We have programmes available for various days of the 1953 Championships in good to excellent condition.
Programmes are usually only available to ticket-holders at the grounds, but through our worldwide mail order service you can collect and enjoy these wonderful publications.