2002 Wimbledon Championships
|2002 Wimbledon Championships|
|Date(s)||24 June - 7 July|
|Category||Grand Slam (ITF)|
London, United Kingdom
|Jonas Björkman / Todd Woodbridge|
|Serena Williams / Venus Williams|
|Elena Likhovtseva / Mahesh Bhupathi|
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.
- 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.
- 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.
2002 French Open
|Grand Slams||Succeeded by
2002 US Open