1986 Wimbledon Championships

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1986 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   23 June - 6 July
Edition:   100th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw:   128S / 64D / 64MX
Prize money:   £2,119,780
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
West Germany Boris Becker
Women's Singles
United States Martina Navratilova
Men's Doubles
Sweden Joakim Nyström / Sweden Mats Wilander
Women's Doubles
United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver
Mixed Doubles
United States Kathy Jordan / United States Ken Flach
Boys' Singles
Mexico Eduardo Vélez
Girls' Singles
Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
Boys' Doubles
Spain Tomás Carbonell / Czechoslovakia Petr Korda
Girls' Doubles
Australia Michelle Jaggard / Australia Lisa O'Neill
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1985 1987 > 

The 1986 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament played on grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon in London in England. It was the 100th edition of the Wimbledon Championships and were held from 23 June to 6 July 1986. For the first time yellow balls were used during the tournament.[1]

Prize money[edit]

The total prize money for 1986 championships was £2,119,780. The winner of the men's title earned £140,000 while the women's singles champion earned £126,000.[2]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £140,000 £70,000 £35,000 £17,725 £9,330 £5,225 £3,080 £1,880
Women's Singles £126,000 £63,000 £30,700 £15,025 £7,485 £4,040 £2,380 £1,450
Men's Doubles * £48,500 £24,250 £12,130 £6,160 £3,180 £1,680 £980 N/A
Women's Doubles * £42,060 £21,030 £9,700 £4,930 £2,390 £1,250 £720 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £25,200 £12,600 £6,300 £2,930 £1,470 £730 £330 N/A

* per team

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

West Germany Boris Becker defeated Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl 6–4, 6–3, 7–5

  • It was Becker's 2nd career Grand Slam title and his 2nd consecutive Wimbledon title.

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Martina Navratilova defeated Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková 7–6(7–1), 6–3

  • It was Navratilova's 39th career Grand Slam title and her 7th Wimbledon single's title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Sweden Joakim Nyström / Sweden Mats Wilander defeated United States Gary Donnelly / United States Peter Fleming 7–6(7–4), 6–3, 6–3

  • It was Nyström's only career Grand Slam title. It was Wilander's 5th career Grand Slam title and his only Wimbledon title.

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver defeated Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková / Australia Wendy Turnbull 6–1, 6–3

  • It was Navratilova's 40th career Grand Slam title and her 15th Wimbledon title. It was Shriver's 14th career Grand Slam title and her 5th Wimbledon title.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Kathy Jordan / United States Ken Flach defeated United States Martina Navratilova / Switzerland Heinz Günthardt 6–3, 7–6(9–7)

  • It was Jordan's 7th and last career Grand Slam title and her 3rd Wimbledon title. It was Flach's 3rd career Grand Slam title and his 1st Wimbledon title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

Mexico Eduardo Vélez defeated Spain Javier Sánchez 6–3, 7–5

Girls' Singles[edit]

Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva defeated Soviet Union Leila Meskhi 2–6, 6–2, 9–7

Boys' Doubles[edit]

Spain Tomás Carbonell / Czechoslovakia Petr Korda defeated Australia Shane Barr / Canada Hubert Karrasch 6–1, 6–1

Girls' Doubles[edit]

Australia Michelle Jaggard / Australia Lisa O'Neill defeated Soviet Union Leila Meskhi / Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva 7–6(7–3), 6–7(4–7), 6–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yellow Tennis Balls Coming to Wimbledon". articles.latimes.com. Los Angeles Times. 28 November 1985. 
  2. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. pp. 327–334. ISBN 978-1899039401. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1986 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1986 U.S. Open