1959 Wimbledon Championships

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1959 Wimbledon Championships
Date22 June – 4 July
Edition73rd
CategoryGrand Slam
SurfaceGrass
LocationChurch Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
VenueAll England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Peru Alex Olmedo
Women's Singles
Brazil Maria Bueno
Men's Doubles
Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Neale Fraser
Women's Doubles
United States Jeanne Arth / United States Darlene Hard
Mixed Doubles
Australia Rod Laver / United States Darlene Hard
Boys' Singles
Soviet Union Toomas Leius
Girls' Singles
South Africa Joan Cross
← 1958 · Wimbledon Championships · 1960 →

The 1959 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 was held from Monday 22 June until Saturday 4 July 1959.[1] It was the 73rd staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1959.

Champions[edit]

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Peru Alex Olmedo defeated Australia Rod Laver, 6–4, 6–3, 6–4 [2][3]

Women's Singles[edit]

Brazil Maria Bueno defeated United States Darlene Hard, 6–4, 6–3 [4][5]

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Neale Fraser defeated Australia Rod Laver / Australia Bob Mark, 8–6, 6–3, 14–16, 9–7 [6]

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Jeanne Arth / United States Darlene Hard defeated United States Beverly Fleitz / United Kingdom Christine Truman, 2–6, 6–2, 6–3 [7]

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Australia Rod Laver / United States Darlene Hard defeated Australia Neale Fraser / Brazil Maria Bueno, 6–4, 6–3 [8]

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

Soviet Union Toomas Leius defeated Brazil Ronnie Barnes, 6–2, 6–4 [9]

Girls' Singles[edit]

South Africa Joan Cross defeated Austria Doris Schuster, 6–1, 6–1 [10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. p. 128. ISBN 978-1899039401.
  2. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Alex Reigns As King. Olmedo Wins Wimbledon Title". Leader-Post. Wimbledon, London, England. 4 July 1959.
  4. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Maria Bueno Of Brazil Wins Wimbledon Title". Milwaukee Journal. Wimbledon, London, England. 5 July 1959.
  6. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  7. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  9. ^ "Boys' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  10. ^ "Girls' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1959 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1959 U.S. National Championships