1980 Wimbledon Championships

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1980 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   23 June - 6 July
Edition:   94th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw:   128S / 64D / 64MX
Prize money:   £293,464
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
Sweden Björn Borg
Women's Singles
Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley
Men's Doubles
Australia Peter McNamara / Australia Paul McNamee
Women's Doubles
United States Kathy Jordan / United States Anne Smith
Mixed Doubles
United States Tracy Austin / United States John Austin
Boys' Singles
France Thierry Tulasne
Girls' Singles
Australia Debbie Freeman
Wimbledon Championships
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The 1980 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, England. The tournament ran from 23 June until 6 July. It was the 94th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1980.

Prize money[edit]

The total prize money for 1980 championships was £293,464. The winner of the men's title earned £20,000 while the women's singles champion earned £18,000.[1]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £20,000 £10,000 £5,000 £2,500 £1,600 £850 £500 £300
Women's Singles £18,000 £8,750 £4,375 £2,000 £1,245 £660 £390 £230
Men's Doubles * £8,400 £4,200 £2,100 £1,050 £570 £190 £90 N/A
Women's Doubles * £7,276 £3,638 £1,680 £840 £400 £130 £62 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £4,420 £2,210 £1,050 £520 £260 £0 £0 N/A

* per team

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Sweden Björn Borg defeated United States John McEnroe, 1–6, 7–5, 6–3, 6–7 (16–18), 8–6

• It was Borg's 10th career Grand Slam singles title and his 5th and last title at Wimbledon.

Women's Singles[edit]

Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley defeated United States Chris Evert 6–1, 7–6 (7–4)

• It was Goolagong Cawley's 7th and last career Grand Slam singles title and her 3rd title at Wimbledon.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Peter McNamara / Australia Paul McNamee defeated United States Bob Lutz / United States Stan Smith 7–6 (7–5), 6–3, 6–7 (4–7), 6–4

  • It was McNamara's 2nd career Grand Slam title and his 1st Wimbledon title. It was McNamee's 2nd career Grand Slam title and his 1st Wimbledon title.

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Kathy Jordan / United States Anne Smith defeated United States Rosemary Casals / Australia Wendy Turnbull 4–6, 7–5, 6–1

  • It was Jordan's 2nd career Grand Slam title and her 1st Wimbledon title. It was Smith's 3rd career Grand Slam title and her 1st Wimbledon title.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Tracy Austin / United States John Austin defeated Australia Dianne Fromholtz / Australia Mark Edmondson 4–6, 7–6 (8–6), 6–3

  • It was Tracy Austin's 2nd career Grand Slam title and her only Wimbledon title. It was John Austin's only career Grand Slam title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

France Thierry Tulasne defeated West Germany Hans-Dieter Beutel 6–4, 3–6, 6–4

Girls' Singles[edit]

Australia Debbie Freeman defeated Australia Susan Leo 7–6, 7–5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. p. 327–334. ISBN 978-1899039401. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1980 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1980 U.S. Open