1976 Wimbledon Championships

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1976 Wimbledon Championships
Date 21 June – 3 July
Edition 90th
Category Grand Slam
Draw 128S / 64D
Prize money £157,740
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Venue All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Sweden Björn Borg
Women's Singles
United States Chris Evert
Men's Doubles
United States Brian Gottfried / Mexico Raúl Ramírez
Women's Doubles
United States Chris Evert / United States Martina Navratilova
Mixed Doubles
Australia Tony Roche / France Françoise Dürr
Boys' Singles
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
Girls' Singles
Soviet Union Natasha Chmyreva
← 1975 · Wimbledon Championships · 1977 →

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.[1][2] The tournament was held from Monday 21 June until Saturday 3 July 1976.[3] It was the 90th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1976. Björn Borg and Chris Evert won the singles title.

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.[3][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]

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Sweden Björn Borg defeated Romania Ilie Năstase, 6–4, 6–2, 9–7 [5]

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Chris Evert defeated Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley, 6–3, 4–6, 8–6 [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 [7]

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 [8]

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Australia Tony Roche / France Françoise Dürr defeated United States Dick Stockton / United States Rosie Casals, 6–3, 2–6, 7–5 [9]

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

Switzerland Heinz Günthardt defeated West Germany Peter Elter, 6–4, 7–5 [10]

Girls' Singles[edit]

Soviet Union Natasha Chmyreva defeated South Africa Marise Kruger, 6–3, 2–6, 6–1 [11]

Singles seeds[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 422, 432. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. pp. 384, 385. ISBN 0007117078. 
  3. ^ a b Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. pp. 129, 327–334. ISBN 978-1899039401. 
  4. ^ "About Wimbledon – Prize Money and Finance". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 8 October 2017. 
  5. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  6. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  7. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  8. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  9. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  10. ^ "Boys' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017. 
  11. ^ "Girls' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1976 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1976 US Open