1961 Wimbledon Championships

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1961 Wimbledon Championships
Date June 26 – July 8 [1]
Edition 75th
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Rod Laver [2]
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Angela Mortimer [3]
Men's Doubles
Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Neale Fraser[4]
Women's Doubles
United States Karen Hantze Susman / United States Billie Jean Moffitt
Mixed Doubles
Australia Lesley Turner / Australia Fred Stolle
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The 1961 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 26 June until 8 July. It was the 75th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1961.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Rod Laver defeated United States Chuck McKinley 6–3, 6–1, 6–4

Women's Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Angela Mortimer defeated United Kingdom Christine Truman 4–6, 6–4, 7–5

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Neale Fraser defeated Australia Bob Hewitt / Australia Fred Stolle 6–4, 6–8, 6–4, 6–8, 8–6

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Karen Hantze Susman / United States Billie Jean Moffitt defeated Australia Jan Lehane / Australia Margaret Smith 6–3, 6–4

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Australia Lesley Turner / Australia Fred Stolle defeated West Germany Edda Buding / Australia Robert Howe 11–9, 6–2

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
1961 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1961 U.S. National Championships