1975 Wimbledon Championships

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1975 Wimbledon Championships
Date 23 June – 5 July
Edition 89th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw 128S/64D/64XD
Prize money £114,875
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Arthur Ashe
Women's Singles
United States Billie Jean King
Men's Doubles
United States Vitas Gerulaitis / United States Sandy Mayer
Women's Doubles
United States Ann Kiyomura / Japan Kazuko Sawamatsu
Mixed Doubles
Australia Margaret Court / United States Marty Riessen
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The 1975 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 23 June until 5 July. It was the 89th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1975.

Prize money[edit]

The total prize money for 1975 championships was £114,875. The winner of the men's title earned £10,000 while the women's singles champion earned £7,000.[1]

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 £200 £0 £0 N/A
Women's Doubles * £1,200 £700 £400 £200 £100 £0 £0 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £1,000 £500 £300 £200 £100 £0 £0 N/A

* per team

Champions[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

United States Arthur Ashe[2] defeated United States Jimmy Connors, 6–1, 6–1, 5–7, 6–4

  • It was Ashe's 3rd (and last) career Grand Slam title, and his 1st Wimbledon title.

Women's singles[edit]

United States Billie Jean King defeated Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley, 6–0, 6–1

  • It was King's 12th (and last) career Grand Slam title (her 8th in the Open Era), and her 6th Wimbledon title.

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Vitas Gerulaitis / United States Sandy Mayer defeated Rhodesia Colin Dowdeswell / Australia Allan Stone, 7–5, 8–6, 6–4

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Ann Kiyomura / Japan Kazuko Sawamatsu defeated France Françoise Dürr / Netherlands Betty Stöve, 7–5, 1–6, 7–5

Mixed doubles[edit]

Australia Margaret Court / United States Marty Riessen defeated Netherlands Betty Stöve / Australia Allan Stone, 6–4, 7–5

Juniors Champions[edit]

Boys' singles[edit]

New Zealand Chris Lewis defeated Ecuador Ricardo Ycaza, 6–1, 6–4

Girls' singles[edit]

Soviet Union Natasha Chmyreva defeated Czechoslovakia Regina Maršíková, 6–4, 6–3

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. p. 327–334. ISBN 978-1899039401. 
  2. ^ Ashe became the first man of black African ancestry to win a Grand Slam singles title.

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Preceded by
1975 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1975 US Open