1989 Wimbledon Championships

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1989 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   26 June - 9 July
Edition:   103rd
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw:   128S / 64D / 64MX
Prize money:   £3,133,749
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
West Germany Boris Becker
Women's Singles
West Germany Steffi Graf
Men's Doubles
Australia John Fitzgerald / Sweden Anders Järryd
Women's Doubles
Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná / Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
Mixed Doubles
Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná / United States Jim Pugh
Boys' Singles
Sweden Nicklas Kulti
Girls' Singles
Czechoslovakia Andrea Strnadová
Boys' Doubles
United States Jared Palmer / United States Jonathan Stark
Girls' Doubles
United States Jennifer Capriati / United States Meredith McGrath
Wimbledon Championships
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The 1989 Wimbledon Championships was a Grand Slam tennis tournament played on grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon in London in England. It was the 103rd edition of the Wimbledon Championships and were held from 26 June to 9 July 1989. Boris Becker and Steffi Graf won the singles titles.

Prize money[edit]

The total prize money for 1989 championships was £3,133,749. The winner of the men's title earned £190,000 while the women's singles champion earned £171,000.[1]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £190,000 £95,000 £47,500 £24,065 £12,665 £7,095 £4,180 £2,550
Women's Singles £171,000 £85,500 £41,560 £20,455 £10,135 £5,500 £3,240 £1,975
Men's Doubles * £65,870 £32,930 £16,470 £8,360 £4,310 £2,280 £1,330 N/A
Women's Doubles * £56,970 £28,490 £13,170 £6,690 £3,230 £1,710 £960 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £34,200 £17,100 £8,550 £3,930 £1,970 £980 £440 N/A

* per team

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

West Germany Boris Becker defeated Sweden Stefan Edberg 6–0, 7–6(7–1), 6–4

  • It was Becker's 3rd career Grand Slam title and his 3rd and last Wimbledon title.

Women's Singles[edit]

West Germany Steffi Graf defeated United States Martina Navratilova 6–2, 6–7(1–7), 6–1

  • It was Graf's 7th career Grand Slam title and her 2nd Wimbledon title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia John Fitzgerald / Sweden Anders Järryd defeated United States Rick Leach / United States Jim Pugh 3–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–4, 7–6(7–4)

  • It was Fitzgerald's 5th career Grand Slam title and his 1st Wimbledon title. It was Järryd's 5th career Grand Slam title and his 1st Wimbledon title.

Women's Doubles[edit]

Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná / Czechoslovakia Helena Suková defeated Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko / Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva 6–1, 6–2

  • It was Novotná's 4th career Grand Slam title and her 1st Wimbledon title. It was Suková's 3rd career Grand Slam title and her 2nd Wimbledon title.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná / United States Jim Pugh defeated Australia Jenny Byrne / Australia Mark Kratzmann 6–4, 5–7, 6–4

  • It was Novotná's 5th career Grand Slam title and her 2nd Wimbledon title. It was Pugh's 3rd career Grand Slam title and his 1st Wimbledon title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

Sweden Nicklas Kulti defeated Australia Todd Woodbridge 6–4, 6–3

Girls' Singles[edit]

Czechoslovakia Andrea Strnadová defeated United States Meredith McGrath 6–2, 6–3

Boys' Doubles[edit]

United States Jared Palmer / United States Jonathan Stark defeated South Africa John-Laffnie de Jager / South Africa Wayne Ferreira 7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–2)

Girls' Doubles[edit]

United States Jennifer Capriati / United States Meredith McGrath defeated Czechoslovakia Andrea Strnadová / Czechoslovakia Eva Sviglerova 6–4, 6–2

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
1989 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1989 U.S. Open