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1971 Wimbledon Championships

1971 Wimbledon Championships
Date 21 June – 3 July
Edition 85th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw 128S/64D/128MX
Prize money £37,790
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
John Newcombe [1][2][3]
Women's Singles
Evonne Goolagong Cawley [1][3]
Men's Doubles
Roy Emerson / Rod Laver
Women's Doubles
Rosemary Casals / Billie Jean King
Mixed Doubles
Billie Jean King / Owen Davidson

The 1971 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 21 June until 3 July. It was the 85th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1971.

Contents

  • Prize money 1
  • Champions 2
    • Men's singles 2.1
    • Women's singles 2.2
    • Men's doubles 2.3
    • Women's doubles 2.4
    • Mixed doubles 2.5
  • Juniors Champions 3
    • Boys' singles 3.1
    • Girls' Singles 3.2
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Prize money

The total prize money for 1971 championships was £37,790. The winner of the men's title earned £3,750 while the women's singles champion earned £1,800.[4]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £3,750 £2,250 £750 £415 £225 £150 £95 £75
Women's Singles £1,800 £1,000 £450 £265 £150 £115 £75 £55
Men's Doubles * £750 £450 £300 £150 £0 £0 £0 N/A
Women's Doubles * £450 £300 £150 £75 £0 £0 £0 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £375 £265 £130 £75 £0 £0 £0 £0

* per team

Champions

Men's singles

John Newcombe defeated Stan Smith, 6–3, 5–7, 2–6, 6–4, 6–4

  • It was Newcombe's 4th career Grand Slam title (his 2nd in the Open Era), and his 3rd (and last) Wimbledon title.

Women's singles

Evonne Goolagong Cawley defeated Margaret Court, 6–4, 6–1

  • It was Goolagong's 2nd career Grand Slam title, and her 1st Wimbledon title.

Men's doubles

Roy Emerson / Rod Laver defeated Arthur Ashe / Dennis Ralston, 4–6, 9–7, 6–8, 6–4, 6–4

Women's doubles

Rosemary Casals / Billie Jean King defeated Evonne Goolagong Cawley / Margaret Court, 6–3, 6–2

Mixed doubles

Billie Jean King / Owen Davidson defeated Margaret Court / Marty Riessen, 3–6, 6–2, 15–13

Juniors Champions

Boys' singles

Robert Kreiss defeated Stephen Warboys, 2–6, 6–4, 6–3

Girls' Singles

Marina Kroshina defeated Susan Minford, 6–4, 6–4

References

  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 – 1971 Wimbledon Men's Singles". ATP. Retrieved 8 August 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. pp. 374, 375.  
  4. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. pp. 327–334.  

External links

  • Official website Wimbledon Championships
Preceded by
1971 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1971 U.S. Open
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