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1974 Wimbledon Championships

 

1974 Wimbledon Championships

1974 Wimbledon Championships
Date 24 June – 6 July
Edition 88th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw 128S/64D/128XD
Prize money £97,100
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
Jimmy Connors [1][2][3]
Women's Singles
Chris Evert [1][3]
Men's Doubles
John Newcombe / Tony Roche
Women's Doubles
Evonne Goolagong Cawley / Peggy Michel
Mixed Doubles
Billie Jean King / Owen Davidson

The 1974 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 24 June until 6 July. It was the 88th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1974.

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 1974 championships was £97,100. The winner of the men's title earned £10,000 while the women's singles champion earned £7,000.[4]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £10,000 £6,000 £2,000 £1,000 £600 £300 £200 £150
Women's Singles £7,000 £4,000 £1,500 £750 £500 £250 £175 £150
Men's Doubles * £2,000 £1,200 £800 £400 £0 £0 £0 N/A
Women's Doubles * £1,200 £700 £350 £200 £0 £0 £0 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £1,000 £500 £300 £150 £0 £0 £0 £0

* per team

Champions

Men's singles

Jimmy Connors defeated Ken Rosewall, 6–1, 6–1, 6–4

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

Women's singles

Chris Evert defeated Olga Morozova, 6–0, 6–4

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

Men's doubles

John Newcombe / Tony Roche defeated Bob Lutz / Stan Smith, 8–6, 6–4, 6–4

Women's doubles

Evonne Goolagong Cawley / Peggy Michel defeated Helen Gourlay Cawley / Karen Krantzcke, 2–6, 6–4, 6–3

Mixed doubles

Billie Jean King / Owen Davidson defeated Lesley Charles / Mark Farrell, 6–3, 9–7

Juniors Champions

Boys' singles

Billy Martin defeated Ashok Amritraj, 6–2, 6–1

Girls' singles

Mima Jaušovec defeated Mariana Simionescu, 7–5, 6–4

References

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 422, 432.  
  2. ^ "Results Archive – 1974 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. 380, 381.  
  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
1974 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1974 U.S. Open
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