2002 Wimbledon Championships

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2002 Wimbledon Championships
Date 24 June - 7 July
Edition 116th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Men's Singles
Australia Lleyton Hewitt
Women's Singles
United States Serena Williams
Men's Doubles
Sweden Jonas Björkman / Australia Todd Woodbridge
Women's Doubles
United States Serena Williams / United States Venus Williams
Mixed Doubles
Russia Elena Likhovtseva / India Mahesh Bhupathi
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The 2002 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament played on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London in England. It was the 116th edition of the Wimbledon Championships and were held from 24 June to 7 July 2002. It was the third Grand Slam tennis event of the year.

Goran Ivanišević did not defend his title this year. Lleyton Hewitt, the World No.1, defeated David Nalbandian in the final in straight sets to win his second Grand Slam title and first Wimbledon title. He became the first Australian since Pat Cash in 1987 to win Wimbledon. Venus Williams was unsuccessful in her title defence, being defeated in the final by her younger sister Serena in the women's final.


Men's singles[edit]

Australia Lleyton Hewitt defeated Argentina David Nalbandian, 6–1, 6–3, 6–2

  • It was Hewitt's 4th title of the year, and his 16th overall. It was his 2nd career Grand Slam title, and his 1st Wimbledon title.

Women's singles[edit]

United States Serena Williams defeated United States Venus Williams, 7–6(7-4), 6–3

  • It was Serena's 5th title of the year, and her 16th overall. It was her 3rd career Grand Slam title, and her 1st Wimbledon title.

Men's doubles[edit]

Sweden Jonas Björkman / Australia Todd Woodbridge defeated The Bahamas Mark Knowles / Canada Daniel Nestor, 6–1, 6–2, 6–7(7-9), 7–5

Women's doubles[edit]

United States Serena Williams / United States Venus Williams defeated Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual / Argentina Paola Suárez, 6–2, 7–5

Mixed doubles[edit]

Russia Elena Likhovtseva / India Mahesh Bhupathi defeated Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová / Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett, 6–2, 1–6, 6–1


Boys' singles[edit]

Australia Todd Reid defeated Algeria Lamine Ouahab, 7–6(7-5), 6–4

Girls' singles[edit]

Russia Vera Dushevina defeated Russia Maria Sharapova[a], 4–6, 6–1, 6–2

Boys' doubles[edit]

Romania Florin Mergea / Romania Horia Tecău defeated United States Brian Baker / United States Rajeev Ram, 6–4, 4–6, 6–4

Girls' doubles[edit]

Belgium Elke Clijsters / Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová defeated United States Ally Baker / Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld, 6–4, 5–7, 8–6


  1. ^ Sharapova made first the final in 2004, defeating Serena Williams, and again in 2011, where she lost to Petra Kvitová.

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Preceded by
2002 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
2002 US Open