1966 Wimbledon Championships

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1966 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   June 20 – July 1 [1]
Edition:   80th
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
Spain Manolo Santana [2]
Women's Singles
United States Billie Jean King[3]
Men's Doubles
Australia Ken Fletcher / Australia John Newcombe [4]
Women's Doubles
Brazil Maria Bueno / United States Nancy Richey
Mixed Doubles
Australia Margaret Smith Court / Australia Ken Fletcher
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1965 1967 > 

The 1966 Wimbledon Championships took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The tournament ran from 20 June until 1 July. It was the 80th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1966.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Spain Manolo Santana defeated United States Dennis Ralston 6–4, 11–9, 6–4

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Billie Jean King defeated Brazil Maria Bueno 6–3, 3–6, 6–1

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Ken Fletcher / Australia John Newcombe defeated Australia William Bowrey / Australia Owen Davidson 6–3, 6–4, 3–6, 6–3

Women's Doubles[edit]

Brazil Maria Bueno / United States Nancy Richey defeated Australia Margaret Smith Court / Australia Judy Tegart Dalton 6–3, 4–6, 6–4

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Australia Margaret Smith Court / Australia Ken Fletcher defeated United States Billie Jean King / United States Dennis Ralston 4–6, 6–3, 6–3

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  2. ^ "Grand Slam Tournaments - Wimbledon" (PDF). usta.com. United States Tennis Association. 
  3. ^ "Roll of Honour - Women's Singles". wimbledon.org. 
  4. ^ "Roll of Honour - Men's Doubles". wimbledon.org. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1966 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1966 U.S. National Championships