1920 Wimbledon Championships

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1920 Wimbledon Championships
Date June 21 – July 3[1]
Edition 40th
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Worple Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Bill Tilden [2]
Women's Singles
France Suzanne Lenglen [3]
Men's Doubles
United States Chuck Garland / United States Richard Norris Williams [4]
Women's Doubles
France Suzanne Lenglen / United States Elizabeth Ryan
Mixed Doubles
France Suzanne Lenglen / Australia Gerald Patterson
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The 1920 Wimbledon Championships 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 21 June until 3 July. It was the 40th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1920.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Bill Tilden defeated Australia Gerald Patterson 2–6, 6–3, 6–2, 6–4 (first American to win a title)

Women's Singles[edit]

France Suzanne Lenglen defeated United Kingdom Dorothea Lambert Chambers 6–3, 6–0

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Chuck Garland / United States R. Norris Williams defeated United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Algernon Kingscote / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland James Parke 4–6, 6–4, 7–5, 6–2

Women's Doubles[edit]

France Suzanne Lenglen / United States Elizabeth Ryan defeated United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Dorothea Lambert Chambers / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Ethel Larcombe 6–4, 6–0

Mixed Doubles[edit]

France Suzanne Lenglen / Australia Gerald Patterson defeated United States Elizabeth Ryan / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Randolph Lycett 7–5, 6–3

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  2. ^ "Grand Slam Tournaments - Wimbledon" (PDF). usta.com. United States Tennis Association. 
  3. ^ "Roll of Honour - Women's Singles". wimbledon.org. 
  4. ^ "Roll of Honour - Men's Doubles". wimbledon.org. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1920 Australasian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1920 U.S. National Championships