1957 Wimbledon Championships

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1957 Wimbledon Championships
Date June 24 – July 5 [1]
Edition 71st
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Attendance 272,125
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Lew Hoad [2]
Women's Singles
United States Althea Gibson [3]
Men's Doubles
United States Budge Patty / United States Gardnar Mulloy [4]
Women's Doubles
United States Althea Gibson / United States Darlene Hard
Mixed Doubles
United States Darlene Hard / Australia Mervyn Rose

The 1957 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 24 June until 5 July. It was the 71st staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1957.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Lew Hoad defeated Australia Ashley Cooper 6–2, 6–1, 6–2

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Althea Gibson defeated United States Darlene Hard 6–3, 6–2

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Budge Patty / United States Gardnar Mulloy defeated Australia Neale Fraser / Australia Lew Hoad 8–10, 6–4, 6–4, 6–4

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Althea Gibson / United States Darlene Hard defeated Australia Mary Bevis Hawton / Australia Thelma Coyne Long 6–1, 6–2

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Darlene Hard / Australia Mervyn Rose defeated United States Althea Gibson / Australia Neale Fraser 6–4, 7–5

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. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 
  3. ^ "Roll of Honour - Women's Singles". wimbledon.org. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 
  4. ^ "Roll of Honour - Men's Doubles". wimbledon.org. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1957 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1957 U.S. National Championships