1991 Wimbledon Championships

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1991 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   24 June - 7 July
Edition:   105th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw:   128S / 64D / 64MX
Prize money:   £4,010,970
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
Germany Michael Stich
Women's Singles
Germany Steffi Graf
Men's Doubles
Australia John Fitzgerald / Sweden Anders Järryd
Women's Doubles
Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko / Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
Mixed Doubles
Australia Elizabeth Smylie / Australia John Fitzgerald
Boys' Singles
Sweden Thomas Enqvist
Girls' Singles
Germany Barbara Rittner
Boys' Doubles
Morocco Karim Alami / Canada Greg Rusedski
Girls' Doubles
Australia Catherine Barclay / Israel Limor Zaltz
Wimbledon Championships
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The 1991 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 105th edition of the Wimbledon Championships and were held from 24 June to 7 July 1991. Michael Stich and Steffi Graf won the singles titles.

Prize money[edit]

The total prize money for 1991 championships was £4,010,970. The winner of the men's title earned £240,000 while the women's singles champion earned £216,000.[1]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £240,000 £120,000 £60,000 £31,200 £16,800 £9,715 £5,880 £3,600
Women's Singles £216,000 £108,000 £52,500 £26,520 £13,440 £7,530 £4,560 £2,790
Men's Doubles * £98,330 £49,160 £25,230 £13,100 £6,980 £3,790 £2,220 N/A
Women's Doubles * £85,060 £45,520 £20,190 £10,480 £5,230 £2,840 £1,610 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £41,720 £20,860 £10,430 £4,800 £2,400 £1,200 £540 N/A

* per team

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Germany Michael Stich defeated Germany Boris Becker 6–4, 7–6(7–4), 6–4

  • It was Stich's first ever Grand Slam title.

Women's Singles[edit]

Germany Steffi Graf defeated Argentina Gabriela Sabatini 6–4, 3–6, 8–6

  • It was Steffi Graf's 11th career Grand Slam title and her 3rd Wimbledon title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia John Fitzgerald / Sweden Anders Järryd defeated Argentina Javier Frana / Mexico Leonardo Lavalle 6–3, 6–4, 6–7(7–9), 6–1

  • It was Fitzgerald's 7th career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Wimbledon title. It was Järryd's 7th career Grand Slam title and his 2nd and last Wimbledon title.

Women's Doubles[edit]

Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko / Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva defeated United States Gigi Fernández / Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná 6–4, 3–6, 8–6

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

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Australia Elizabeth Smylie / Australia John Fitzgerald defeated Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva / United States Jim Pugh 7–6(7–4), 6–2

  • It was Smylie's 4th and last career Grand Slam title and her 2nd Wimbledon title. It was Fitzgerald's 8th career Grand Slam title and his 3rd and last Wimbledon title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

Sweden Thomas Enqvist defeated United States Michael Joyce 6–4, 6–3

Girls' Singles[edit]

Germany Barbara Rittner defeated Soviet Union Elena Makarova 6–7(6–8), 6–2, 6–3

Boys' Doubles[edit]

Morocco Karim Alami / Canada Greg Rusedski defeated South Africa John-Laffnie de Jager / Soviet Union Andriy Medvedev 1–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–4

Girls' Doubles[edit]

Australia Catherine Barclay / Israel Limor Zaltz defeated Australia Joanne Limmer / Australia Angie Woolcock 6–4, 6–4

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
1991 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1991 U.S. Open