1980 Wimbledon Championships

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1980 Wimbledon Championships
Date 23 June - 6 July
Edition 94th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw 128S / 64D / 64MX
Prize money £293,464
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
Sweden Björn Borg
Women's Singles
Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley
Men's Doubles
Australia Peter McNamara / Australia Paul McNamee
Women's Doubles
United States Kathy Jordan / United States Anne Smith
Mixed Doubles
United States Tracy Austin / United States John Austin
Boys' Singles
France Thierry Tulasne
Girls' Singles
Australia Debbie Freeman
← 1979 · Wimbledon Championships · 1981 →

The 1980 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, England. The tournament ran from 23 June until 6 July. It was the 94th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1980.

Prize money[edit]

The total prize money for 1980 championships was £293,464. The winner of the men's title earned £20,000 while the women's singles champion earned £18,000.[1]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £20,000 £10,000 £5,000 £2,500 £1,600 £850 £500 £300
Women's Singles £18,000 £8,750 £4,375 £2,000 £1,245 £660 £390 £230
Men's Doubles * £8,400 £4,200 £2,100 £1,050 £570 £190 £90 N/A
Women's Doubles * £7,276 £3,638 £1,680 £840 £400 £130 £62 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £4,420 £2,210 £1,050 £520 £260 £0 £0 N/A

* per team

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Sweden Björn Borg defeated United States John McEnroe, 1–6, 7–5, 6–3, 6–7 (16–18), 8–6

• It was Borg's 10th career Grand Slam singles title and his 5th and last title at Wimbledon. The match that was played was believed to be the greatest match ever.

Women's Singles[edit]

Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley defeated United States Chris Evert 6–1, 7–6 (7–4)

• It was Goolagong Cawley's 7th and last career Grand Slam singles title and her 3rd title at Wimbledon.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Peter McNamara / Australia Paul McNamee defeated United States Bob Lutz / United States Stan Smith 7–6 (7–5), 6–3, 6–7 (4–7), 6–4

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

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Kathy Jordan / United States Anne Smith defeated United States Rosemary Casals / Australia Wendy Turnbull 4–6, 7–5, 6–1

  • It was Jordan's 2nd career Grand Slam title and her 1st Wimbledon title. It was Smith's 3rd career Grand Slam title and her 1st Wimbledon title.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Tracy Austin / United States John Austin defeated Australia Dianne Fromholtz / Australia Mark Edmondson 4–6, 7–6 (8–6), 6–3

  • It was Tracy Austin's 2nd career Grand Slam title and her only Wimbledon title. It was John Austin's only career Grand Slam title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

France Thierry Tulasne defeated West Germany Hans-Dieter Beutel 6–4, 3–6, 6–4

Girls' Singles[edit]

Australia Debbie Freeman defeated Australia Susan Leo 7–6, 7–5

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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
1980 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1980 U.S. Open