1981 Wimbledon Championships

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1981 Wimbledon Championships
Date 22 June - 4 July
Edition 95th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
United States John McEnroe
Women's Singles
United States Chris Evert-Lloyd
Men's Doubles
United States Peter Fleming / United States John McEnroe
Women's Doubles
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver
Mixed Doubles
Netherlands Betty Stöve / South Africa Frew McMillan
Boys' Singles
United States Matt Anger
Girls' Singles
United States Zina Garrison

The 1981 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 22 June until 4 July. It was the 95th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1981.

Prize money[edit]

The total prize money for 1981 championships was £322,136. The winner of the men's title earned £21,600 while the women's singles champion earned £19,440.[1]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £21,600 £10,800 £5,400 £2,700 £1,730 £920 £540 £325
Women's Singles £19,440 £9,450 £4,725 £2,160 £1,345 £745 £420 £250
Men's Doubles * £9,070 £4,540 £2,270 £1,140 £620 £200 £100 N/A
Women's Doubles * £7,854 £3,932 £1,816 £912 £434 £140 £70 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £4,770 £2,390 £1,140 £560 £280 £0 £0 N/A

* per team

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States John McEnroe defeated Sweden Björn Borg 4-6, 7-6 (7-1), 7-6 (7-4), 6-4

  • It was McEnroe's 3rd career Grand Slam title and his 1st Wimbledon title.

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Chris Evert-Lloyd defeated Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková 6-2, 6-2

  • It was Evert-Lloyd's 12th career Grand Slam title and her third and last Wimbledon title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Peter Fleming / United States John McEnroe defeated United States Bob Lutz / United States Stan Smith 6-4, 6-4, 6-4

  • It was Fleming's 3rd career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Wimbledon title. It was McEnroe's 7th career Grand Slam title and his 3rd Wimbledon title.

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver defeated United States Kathy Jordan / United States Anne Smith 6-3, 7-6 (8-6)

  • It was Navratilova's 11th career Grand Slam title and her 5th Wimbledon title. It was Shriver's 1st career Grand Slam title and her 1st Wimbledon title.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Netherlands Betty Stöve / South Africa Frew McMillan defeated United States Tracy Austin / United States John Austin 4-6, 7-6 (7-2), 6-3

  • It was Stöve's 10th and last career Grand Slam title and her 3rd Wimbledon title. It was McMillan's 10th and last career Grand Slam title and his 5th Wimbledon title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

United States Matt Anger defeated Australia Pat Cash 7-6 (7-3), 7-5

Girls' Singles[edit]

United States Zina Garrison defeated South Africa Rene Uys 6-4, 3-6, 6-0

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
1981 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1981 U.S. Open