2017 Wimbledon Championships

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2017 Wimbledon Championships
Date 3 – 16 July
Edition 131st
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw 128S / 64D / 48XD
Prize money £31,600,000
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Venue All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Switzerland Roger Federer
Women's Singles
Spain Garbiñe Muguruza
Men's Doubles
Poland Łukasz Kubot / Brazil Marcelo Melo
Women's Doubles
Russia Ekaterina Makarova / Russia Elena Vesnina
Mixed Doubles
United Kingdom Jamie Murray / Switzerland Martina Hingis
Boys' Singles
Spain Alejandro Davidovich Fokina
Girls' Singles
United States Claire Liu
Boys' Doubles
Argentina Axel Geller / Chinese Taipei Hsu Yu-hsiou
Girls' Doubles
Serbia Olga Danilović / Slovenia Kaja Juvan
Gentlemen's Invitation Doubles
Australia Lleyton Hewitt / Australia Mark Philippoussis
Ladies' Invitation Doubles
Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Martina Navratilova
Senior Gentlemen's Invitation Doubles
Netherlands Jacco Eltingh / Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Wheelchair Men's Singles
Sweden Stefan Olsson
Wheelchair Women's Singles
Netherlands Diede de Groot
Wheelchair Men's Doubles
United Kingdom Alfie Hewett / United Kingdom Gordon Reid
Wheelchair Women's Doubles
Japan Yui Kamiji / United Kingdom Jordanne Whiley
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The 2017 Wimbledon Championships was a Grand Slam tennis tournament that took place at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The main draw matches commenced on 3 July 2017 and concluded on 16 July 2017. Roger Federer won the Gentlemen's Singles title for a record eighth time, surpassing Pete Sampras and William Renshaw, who both won the Gentlemen's Singles title seven times.[1] Garbiñe Muguruza won the Ladies' Singles title.[2]

The 2017 tournament was the 131st edition of the championships, the 50th in the Open Era and the third Grand Slam tournament of the year. It is played on grass courts, organised by the All England Lawn Tennis Club and the International Tennis Federation and is part of the ATP World Tour, the WTA Tour, the ITF Junior tour and the NEC Tour.

Andy Murray was the defending champion in the Gentlemen's singles but lost to Sam Querrey in the quarterfinals. Two-time defending Ladies' singles champion Serena Williams did not defend her title, having ended her season in April due to pregnancy.[3]

Tournament[edit]

Centre Court where the Finals of Wimbledon take place.

The 2017 Wimbledon Championships is the 131st edition of the tournament and is held at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London.

The tournament is run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and is included in the 2017 ATP World Tour and the 2017 WTA Tour calendars under the Grand Slam category. The tournament will consist of men's (singles and doubles), women's (singles and doubles), mixed doubles, boys (under 18 – singles and doubles) and girls (under 18 – singles and doubles), which is also a part of the Grade A category of tournaments for under 18, and singles & doubles events for men's and women's wheelchair tennis players as part of the UNIQLO Tour under the Grand Slam category. The tournament is played only on grass courts; main draw matches were played at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon; qualifying matches were played at the Bank of England Sports Ground, in Roehampton.[4]

Point and prize money distribution[edit]

Point distribution[edit]

Below are the tables with the point distribution for each discipline of the tournament.

Senior points[edit]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128 Q Q3 Q2 Q1
Men's Singles 2000 1200 720 360 180 90 45 10 25 16 8 0
Men's Doubles 0 0
Women's Singles 1300 780 430 240 130 70 10 40 30 20 2
Women's Doubles 10 40