1971 Wimbledon Championships

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1971 Wimbledon Championships
Date 21 June – 3 July
Edition 85th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw 128S/64D/128MX
Prize money £37,790
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia John Newcombe [1][2][3]
Women's Singles
Australia Evonne Goolagong [1][3]
Men's Doubles
Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Rod Laver
Women's Doubles
United States Rosemary Casals / United States Billie Jean King
Mixed Doubles
United States Billie Jean King / Australia Owen Davidson
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The 1971 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament that 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 85th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1971.

Prize money[edit]

The total prize money for 1971 championships was £37,790. The winner of the men's title earned £3,750 while the women's singles champion earned £1,800.[4]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £3,750 £2,250 £750 £415 £225 £150 £95 £75
Women's Singles £1,800 £1,000 £450 £265 £150 £115 £75 £55
Men's Doubles * £750 £450 £300 £150 £0 £0 £0 N/A
Women's Doubles * £450 £300 £150 £75 £0 £0 £0 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £375 £265 £130 £75 £0 £0 £0 £0

* per team

Champions[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Australia John Newcombe defeated United States Stan Smith, 6–3, 5–7, 2–6, 6–4, 6–4

  • It was Newcombe's 4th career Grand Slam title (his 2nd in the Open Era), and his 3rd (and last) Wimbledon title.

Women's singles[edit]

Australia Evonne Goolagong defeated Australia Margaret Court, 6–4, 6–1

  • It was Goolagong's 2nd career Grand Slam title, and her 1st Wimbledon title.

Men's doubles[edit]

Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Rod Laver defeated United States Arthur Ashe / United States Dennis Ralston, 4–6, 9–7, 6–8, 6–4, 6–4

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Rosemary Casals / United States Billie Jean King defeated Australia Evonne Goolagong / Australia Margaret Court, 6–3, 6–2

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Billie Jean King / Australia Owen Davidson defeated Australia Margaret Court / United States Marty Riessen, 3–6, 6–2, 15–13

Juniors Champions[edit]

Boys' singles[edit]

United States Robert Kreiss defeated United Kingdom Stephen Warboys, 2–6, 6–4, 6–3

Girls' Singles[edit]

Soviet Union Marina Kroshina defeated Republic of Ireland Susan Minford, 6–4, 6–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 421, 432. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ "Results Archive – 1971 Wimbledon Men's Singles". ATP. Retrieved 8 August 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. pp. 374, 375. ISBN 0007117078. 
  4. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. pp. 327–334. ISBN 978-1899039401. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1971 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1971 U.S. Open