1970 Wimbledon Championships

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1970 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   22 June – 4 July
Edition:   84th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia John Newcombe [1][2][3]
Women's Singles
Australia Margaret Court [1][3]
Men's Doubles
Australia John Newcombe / Australia Tony Roche [4]
Women's Doubles
United States Rosemary Casals / United States Billie Jean King [5]
Mixed Doubles
United States Rosemary Casals / Romania Ilie Năstase [6]
Wimbledon Championships
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The 1970 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament that 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 22 June until 4 July. It was the 84th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1970.[7]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia John Newcombe defeated Australia Ken Rosewall, 5–7, 6–3, 6–2, 3–6, 6–1

  • It was Newcombe's 3rd career Grand Slam title (his 1st in the Open Era), and his 2nd Wimbledon title.

Women's singles[edit]

Australia Margaret Court defeated United States Billie Jean King, 14–12, 11–9

  • It was Court's 19th career Grand Slam title, and her 3rd (and last) Wimbledon title.

Men's doubles[edit]

Australia John Newcombe / Australia Tony Roche defeated Australia Ken Rosewall / Australia Fred Stolle, 10–8, 6–3, 6–1

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Rosemary Casals / United States Billie Jean King defeated France Françoise Dürr / United Kingdom Virginia Wade, 6–2, 6–3

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Rosemary Casals / Romania Ilie Năstase defeated Soviet Union Olga Morozova / Soviet Union Alex Metreveli, 6–3, 4–6, 9–7

Juniors[edit]

Boys' singles[edit]

South Africa Byron Bertram defeated West Germany Frank Gebert, 6–0, 6–3

Girls' singles[edit]

United States Sharon Walsh defeated Soviet Union Marina Kroshina, 8–6, 6–4

Prize money[edit]

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [8] Men £3,000 £1,500 £800 £450 £220 £165 £125 £100
Women £1,500 £750 £400 £225 £150 £125 £100 £75

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 421, 432. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ "Results Archive – 1970 Wimbledon Men's Singles". ATP. 
  3. ^ a b Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. pp. 372, 373. ISBN 0007117078. 
  4. ^ "1970 Wimbledon Men's Doubles draw". ATP. 
  5. ^ "Wimbledon draws archive – Ladies' Doubles 1970" (pdf). AELTC. 
  6. ^ "Wimbledon draws archive – Mixed Doubles 1970" (pdf). AELTC. 
  7. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1971). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 93–107. ISBN 978-0362000917. 
  8. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1971). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 107. ISBN 978-0362000917. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1970 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1970 US Open