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1970 Wimbledon Championships

1970 Wimbledon Championships
Date 22 June – 4 July
Edition 84th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Men's Singles
John Newcombe [1][2][3]
Women's Singles
Margaret Court [1][3]
Men's Doubles
John Newcombe / Tony Roche [4]
Women's Doubles
Rosemary Casals / Billie Jean King [5]
Mixed Doubles
Rosemary Casals / Ilie Năstase [6]

The 1970 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament that 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 22 June until 4 July. It was the 84th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1970.[7]


  • Champions 1
    • Men's Singles 1.1
    • Women's singles 1.2
    • Men's doubles 1.3
    • Women's doubles 1.4
    • Mixed doubles 1.5
  • Juniors 2
    • Boys' singles 2.1
    • Girls' singles 2.2
  • Prize money 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


Men's Singles

John Newcombe defeated Ken Rosewall, 5–7, 6–3, 6–2, 3–6, 6–1

  • It was Newcombe's 3rd career Grand Slam title (his 1st in the Open Era), and his 2nd Wimbledon title.

Women's singles

Margaret Court defeated Billie Jean King, 14–12, 11–9

  • It was Court's 19th career Grand Slam title, and her 3rd (and last) Wimbledon title.

Men's doubles

John Newcombe / Tony Roche defeated Ken Rosewall / Fred Stolle, 10–8, 6–3, 6–1

Women's doubles

Rosemary Casals / Billie Jean King defeated Françoise Dürr / Virginia Wade, 6–2, 6–3

Mixed doubles

Rosemary Casals / Ilie Năstase defeated Olga Morozova / Alex Metreveli, 6–3, 4–6, 9–7


Boys' singles

Byron Bertram defeated Frank Gebert, 6–0, 6–3

Girls' singles

Sharon Walsh defeated Marina Kroshina, 8–6, 6–4

Prize money

Event W F SF QF 4R 3R 2R 1R
Singles [8] Men £3,000 £1,500 £800 £450 £220 £165 £125 £100
Women £1,500 £750 £400 £225 £150 £125 £100 £75


  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 421, 432.  
  2. ^ "Results Archive – 1970 Wimbledon Men's Singles". ATP. 
  3. ^ a b Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. pp. 372, 373.  
  4. ^ "1970 Wimbledon Men's Doubles draw". ATP. 
  5. ^ "Wimbledon draws archive – Ladies' Doubles 1970" (pdf). AELTC. 
  6. ^ "Wimbledon draws archive – Mixed Doubles 1970" (pdf). AELTC. 
  7. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1971). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 93–107.  
  8. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1971). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 107.  

External links

  • Official website Wimbledon Championships
Preceded by
1970 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1970 US Open
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