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1966 Wimbledon Championships

1966 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   June 20 – July 1 [1]
Edition:   80th
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
Manolo Santana [2]
Women's Singles
Billie Jean King[3]
Men's Doubles
Ken Fletcher / John Newcombe [4]
Women's Doubles
Maria Bueno / Nancy Richey
Mixed Doubles
Margaret Smith Court / Ken Fletcher
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1965 1967 > 

The 1966 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 1 July. It was the 80th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1966.

Champions

Men's Singles

Manolo Santana defeated Dennis Ralston 6–4, 11–9, 6–4

Women's Singles

Billie Jean King defeated Maria Bueno 6–3, 3–6, 6–1

Men's Doubles

Ken Fletcher / John Newcombe defeated William Bowrey / Owen Davidson 6–3, 6–4, 3–6, 6–3

Women's Doubles

Maria Bueno / Nancy Richey defeated Margaret Smith Court / Judy Tegart Dalton 6–3, 4–6, 6–4

Mixed Doubles

Margaret Smith Court / Ken Fletcher defeated Billie Jean King / Dennis Ralston 4–6, 6–3, 6–3

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. 
  4. ^ "Roll of Honour - Men's Doubles". wimbledon.org. 

External links

  • Official Wimbledon Championships website
Preceded by
1966 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1966 U.S. National Championships
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