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1921 Wimbledon Championships

1921 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   June 20 – July 2[1]
Edition:   41st
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Worple Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
Bill Tilden[2]
Women's Singles
Suzanne Lenglen[3]
Men's Doubles
Randolph Lycett / Max Woosnam[4]
Women's Doubles
Suzanne Lenglen / Elizabeth Ryan
Mixed Doubles
Elizabeth Ryan / Randolph Lycett
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1920 1922 > 

The 1921 Wimbledon Championships took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The tournament ran from 20 June until 2 July. It was the 41st staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the first Grand Slam tennis event of 1921.

It was the last Wimbledon Championships held at the original Worple Road location and it was also the last time the challenge round system was used at Wimbledon. From 1922 onward the reigning champion would no longer play a single match, the Challenge Round, against the winner of the all-comers tournament to decide the championship but, like every other player, would have to play from the beginning of the tournament.[5]

Champions

Men's Singles

Bill Tilden defeated Brian Norton 4–6, 2–6, 6–1, 6–0, 7–5

Women's Singles

Suzanne Lenglen defeated Elizabeth Ryan 6–2, 6–0

Men's Doubles

Randolph Lycett / Max Woosnam defeated Arthur Lowe / Gordon Lowe, 6–3, 6–0, 7–5

Women's Doubles

Suzanne Lenglen / Elizabeth Ryan defeated Winifred Beamish / Irene Bowder Peacock, 6–1, 6–2

Mixed Doubles

Elizabeth Ryan / Randolph Lycett defeated Phillis Howkins / Max Woosnam, 6–3, 6–1

References

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  2. ^ "Grand Slam Tournaments - Wimbledon" (PDF). usta.com.  
  3. ^ "Roll of Honour - Women's Singles". wimbledon.org. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 
  4. ^ "Roll of Honour - Men's Doubles". wimbledon.org. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 
  5. ^ Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. pp. 54–59,286.  

External links

  • Official Wimbledon Championships website
Preceded by
1921 Australasian Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1921 U.S. National Championships
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