1987 Wimbledon Championships

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

1987 Wimbledon Championships
Date22 June – 5 July
Edition101st
CategoryGrand Slam
Draw128S/64D/64XD
Prize money£2,119,780
SurfaceGrass
LocationChurch Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
VenueAll England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Pat Cash
Women's Singles
United States Martina Navratilova
Men's Doubles
United States Ken Flach / United States Robert Seguso
Women's Doubles
West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch / Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
Mixed Doubles
United Kingdom Jeremy Bates / United Kingdom Jo Durie
Boys' Singles
Italy Diego Nargiso
Girls' Singles
Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
Boys' Doubles
Australia Jason Stoltenberg / Australia Todd Woodbridge
Girls' Doubles
Soviet Union Natalia Medvedeva / Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
← 1986 · Wimbledon Championships · 1988 →

The 1987 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament played on grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London in England.[1][2] It was the 101st edition of the Wimbledon Championships and were held from 22 June to 5 July 1987.

Prize money[edit]

The total prize money for 1987 championships was £2,119,780. The winner of the men's title earned £155,000 while the women's singles champion earned £139,500.[3][4][5]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £155,000 £77,500 £38,750 £19,635 £10,335 £5,785 £3,410 £2,080
Women's Singles £139,500 £69,750 £33,900 £16,690 £8,270 £4,485 £2,645 £1,610
Men's Doubles * £53,730 £26,870 £13,430 £6,820 £3,510 £1,860 £1,090 N/A
Women's Doubles * £46,500 £23,250 £10,740 £5,460 £2,630 £1,400 £800 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £27,900 £13,950 £6,980 £3,240 £1,620 £810 £370 N/A

* per team

Champions[edit]

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Pat Cash defeated Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl, 7–6(7–5), 6–2, 7–5 [6][7][8]

  • It was Cash's only career Grand Slam title.

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Martina Navratilova defeated West Germany Steffi Graf, 7–5, 6–3 [9]

  • It was Navratilova's 45th career Grand Slam title and her 8th Wimbledon title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Ken Flach / United States Robert Seguso defeated Spain Sergio Casal / Spain Emilio Sánchez, 3–6, 6–7(6–8), 7–6(7–3), 6–1, 6–4 [10]

  • It was Flach's 4th career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Wimbledon title. It was Seguso's 3rd career Grand Slam title and his 1st Wimbledon title.

Women's Doubles[edit]

West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch / Czechoslovakia Helena Suková defeated United States Betsy Nagelsen / Australia Elizabeth Smylie, 7–5, 7–5 [11]

  • It was Kohde-Kilsch's 2nd and last career Grand Slam title and her only Wimbledon title. It was Suková's 2nd career Grand Slam title and her 1st Wimbledon title.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom Jeremy Bates / United Kingdom Jo Durie defeated Australia Darren Cahill / Australia Nicole Provis, 7–6(12–10), 6–3 [12]

  • It was Bates' 1st career Grand Slam title and his only Wimbledon title. It was Durie's 1st career Grand Slam title and her only Wimbledon title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

Italy Diego Nargiso defeated Australia Jason Stoltenberg, 7–6(8–6), 6–4 [13]

Girls' Singles[edit]

Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva defeated France Julie Halard, 6–4, 6–4 [14]

Boys' Doubles[edit]

Australia Jason Stoltenberg / Australia Todd Woodbridge defeated Italy Diego Nargiso / Italy Eugenio Rossi, 6–3, 7–6(7–2) [15]

Girls' Doubles[edit]

Soviet Union Natalia Medvedeva / Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva defeated South Korea Kim Il-soon / Hong Kong Paulette Moreno, 6–2, 5–7, 6–0 [16]

Singles seeds[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. ISBN 0007117078.
  3. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. p. 327–334. ISBN 978-1899039401.
  4. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1988). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 83. ISBN 978-0-00-218269-0.
  5. ^ "About Wimbledon – Prize Money and Finance". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
  6. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  7. ^ "Cash Climbs to Top of Wimbledon". The Victoria Advocate. AP. 6 July 1987.
  8. ^ Andrew Warshaw (6 July 1987). "Cash brings title back down under". The Evening News.
  9. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  10. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  11. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  12. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  13. ^ "Boys' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  14. ^ "Girls' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  15. ^ "Boys' Doubles Finals 1982-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  16. ^ "Girls' Doubles Finals 1982-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 5 December 2017.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1987 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1987 US Open