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1976 Wimbledon Championships

 

1976 Wimbledon Championships

1976 Wimbledon Championships
Date 21 June – 3 July
Edition 90th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw 128S/64D/64XD
Prize money £157,740
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
[3][2][1]
Women's Singles
Chris Evert [1][3]
Men's Doubles
Brian Gottfried / Raúl Ramírez
Women's Doubles
Chris Evert / Martina Navrátilová
Mixed Doubles
Françoise Dürr / Tony Roche

The 1976 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 90th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1976.

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 1976 championships was £157,740. The winner of the men's title earned £12,500 while the women's singles champion earned £10,000.[4]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £12,500 £7,000 £3,000 £1,500 £1,100 £500 £300 £150
Women's Singles £10,000 £5,600 £2,400 £1,200 £600 £300 £200 £150
Men's Doubles * £3,000 £1,500 £1,000 £500 £250 £0 £0 N/A
Women's Doubles * £2,400 £1,200 £500 £250 £125 £0 £0 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £1,000 £500 £300 £200 £100 £0 £0 N/A

* per team

Champions

Men's singles

Ilie Năstase, 6–4, 6–2, 9–7

Women's singles

Chris Evert defeated Evonne Goolagong Cawley, 6–3, 4–6, 8–6

Men's doubles

Brian Gottfried / Raúl Ramírez defeated Ross Case / Geoff Masters, 3–6, 6–3, 8–6, 2–6, 7–5

Women's doubles

Chris Evert / Martina Navratilova defeated Billie Jean King / Betty Stöve, 6–1, 3–6, 7–5

Mixed doubles

Françoise Dürr / Tony Roche defeated Rosemary Casals / Dick Stockton, 6–3, 2–6, 7–5

Juniors Champions

Boys' Singles

Heinz Günthardt defeated Peter Elter, 6–4, 7–5

Girls' Singles

Natasha Chmyreva defeated Marise Kruger, 6–3, 2–6, 6–1

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 – 1976 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. 384, 385.  
  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
1976 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1976 U.S. Open
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