1986 Wimbledon Championships
|1986 Wimbledon Championships|
|Date||23 June - 6 July|
|Category||Grand Slam (ITF)|
|Draw||128S / 64D / 64MX|
London, United Kingdom
|Joakim Nyström / Mats Wilander|
|Martina Navratilova / Pam Shriver|
|Kathy Jordan / Ken Flach|
|Tomás Carbonell / Petr Korda|
|Michelle Jaggard / Lisa O'Neill|
The 1986 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament played on grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon in London in England. It was the 100th edition of the Wimbledon Championships and were held from 23 June to 6 July 1986. For the first time yellow balls were used during the tournament.
The total prize money for 1986 championships was £2,119,780. The winner of the men's title earned £140,000 while the women's singles champion earned £126,000.
|Event||W||F||SF||QF||Round of 16||Round of 32||Round of 64||Round of 128|
|Men's Doubles *||£48,500||£24,250||£12,130||£6,160||£3,180||£1,680||£980||N/A|
|Women's Doubles *||£42,060||£21,030||£9,700||£4,930||£2,390||£1,250||£720||N/A|
|Mixed Doubles *||£25,200||£12,600||£6,300||£2,930||£1,470||£730||£330||N/A|
* per team
- It was Becker's 2nd career Grand Slam title and his 2nd consecutive Wimbledon title.
- It was Navratilova's 39th career Grand Slam title and her 7th Wimbledon single's title.
- It was Nyström's only career Grand Slam title. It was Wilander's 5th career Grand Slam title and his only Wimbledon title.
- It was Navratilova's 40th career Grand Slam title and her 15th Wimbledon title. It was Shriver's 14th career Grand Slam title and her 5th Wimbledon title.
- It was Jordan's 7th and last career Grand Slam title and her 3rd Wimbledon title. It was Flach's 3rd career Grand Slam title and his 1st Wimbledon title.
- "Yellow Tennis Balls Coming to Wimbledon". articles.latimes.com. Los Angeles Times. 28 November 1985.
- Nagle, Dave 30 years ago this summer, Wimbledon turned yellow ESPN. July 8, 2016
- Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. pp. 327–334. ISBN 978-1899039401.
1986 French Open
|Grand Slams||Succeeded by
1986 U.S. Open