1976 Wimbledon Championships

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1976 Wimbledon Championships
Date(s) 21 June – 3 July
Edition 90th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw 128S/64D/64XD
Prize money £157,740
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
Sweden Björn Borg [1][2][3]
Women's Singles
United States Chris Evert [1][3]
Men's Doubles
United States Brian Gottfried / Mexico Raúl Ramírez
Women's Doubles
United States Chris Evert / United States Martina Navrátilová
Mixed Doubles
France Françoise Dürr / Australia Tony Roche

The 1976 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 90th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1976.

Prize money[edit]

The total prize money for 1976 championships was £157,740. The winner of the men's title earned £12,500 while the women's singles champion earned £10,000.[4]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £12,500 £7,000 £3,000 £1,500 £1,100 £500 £300 £150
Women's Singles £10,000 £5,600 £2,400 £1,200 £600 £300 £200 £150
Men's Doubles * £3,000 £1,500 £1,000 £500 £250 £0 £0 N/A
Women's Doubles * £2,400 £1,200 £500 £250 £125 £0 £0 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £1,000 £500 £300 £200 £100 £0 £0 N/A

* per team

Champions[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Sweden Björn Borg defeated Romania Ilie Năstase, 6–4, 6–2, 9–7

Women's singles[edit]

United States Chris Evert defeated Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley, 6–3, 4–6, 8–6

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Brian Gottfried / Mexico Raúl Ramírez defeated Australia Ross Case / Australia Geoff Masters, 3–6, 6–3, 8–6, 2–6, 7–5

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Chris Evert / United States Martina Navratilova defeated United States Billie Jean King / Netherlands Betty Stöve, 6–1, 3–6, 7–5

Mixed doubles[edit]

France Françoise Dürr / Australia Tony Roche defeated United States Rosemary Casals / United States Dick Stockton, 6–3, 2–6, 7–5

Juniors Champions[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

Switzerland Heinz Günthardt defeated West Germany Peter Elter, 6–4, 7–5

Girls' Singles[edit]

Soviet Union Natasha Chmyreva defeated South Africa Marise Kruger, 6–3, 2–6, 6–1

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 – 1976 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. 384, 385. 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
1976 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1976 U.S. Open