1974 Wimbledon Championships

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1974 Wimbledon Championships
Date 24 June – 6 July
Edition 88th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw 128S/64D/128XD
Prize money £97,100
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Jimmy Connors [1][2][3]
Women's Singles
United States Chris Evert [1][3]
Men's Doubles
Australia John Newcombe / Australia Tony Roche
Women's Doubles
Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley / United States Peggy Michel
Mixed Doubles
United States Billie Jean King / Australia Owen Davidson

The 1974 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 24 June until 6 July. It was the 88th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1974.

Prize money[edit]

The total prize money for 1974 championships was £97,100. The winner of the men's title earned £10,000 while the women's singles champion earned £7,000.[4]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £10,000 £6,000 £2,000 £1,000 £600 £300 £200 £150
Women's Singles £7,000 £4,000 £1,500 £750 £500 £250 £175 £150
Men's Doubles * £2,000 £1,200 £800 £400 £0 £0 £0 N/A
Women's Doubles * £1,200 £700 £350 £200 £0 £0 £0 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £1,000 £500 £300 £150 £0 £0 £0 £0

* per team

Champions[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

United States Jimmy Connors defeated Australia Ken Rosewall, 6–1, 6–1, 6–4

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

Women's singles[edit]

United States Chris Evert defeated Soviet Union Olga Morozova, 6–0, 6–4

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

Men's doubles[edit]

Australia John Newcombe / Australia Tony Roche defeated United States Bob Lutz / United States Stan Smith, 8–6, 6–4, 6–4

Women's doubles[edit]

Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley / United States Peggy Michel defeated Australia Helen Gourlay Cawley / Australia Karen Krantzcke, 2–6, 6–4, 6–3

Mixed doubles[edit]

United States Billie Jean King / Australia Owen Davidson defeated United Kingdom Lesley Charles / United Kingdom Mark Farrell, 6–3, 9–7


Juniors Champions[edit]

Boys' singles[edit]

United States Billy Martin defeated India Ashok Amritraj, 6–2, 6–1

Girls' singles[edit]

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec defeated Romania Mariana Simionescu, 7–5, 6–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 422, 432. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ "Results Archive – 1974 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. 380, 381. ISBN 0007117078. 
  4. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. p. 327–334. ISBN 978-1899039401. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1974 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1974 U.S. Open