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Wimbledon singles champions

Wimbledon singles champions

Year

Men

Country

Women

Country

1982

Jimmy Connors

USA

Martina Navratilova

USA

1983

John McEnroe

USA

Martina Navratilova

USA

1984

John McEnroe

USA

Martina Navratilova

USA

1985

Boris Becker

W. Germany

Martina Navratilova

USA

1986

Boris Becker

W. Germany

Martina Navratilova

USA

1987

Pat Cash

Australia

Martina Navratilova

USA

1988

Stefan Edberg

Sweden

Steffi Graf

W. Germany

1989

Boris Becker

W. Germany

Steffi Graf

W. Germany

1990

Stefan Edberg

Sweden

Martina Navratilova

USA

1991

Michael Stich

Germany

Steffi Graf

Germany

1992

Andre Agassi

USA

Steffi Graf

Germany

1993

Pete Sampras

USA

Steffi Graf

Germany

1994

Pete Sampras

USA

Conchita Martinez

Spain

1995

Pete Sampras

USA

Steffi Graf

Germany

1996

Richard Krajicek

Netherlands

Steffi Graf

Germany

1997

Pete Sampras

USA

Martina Hingis

Switz

1998

Pete Sampras

USA

Jana Novotna

Czech

1999

Pete Sampras

USA

Lindsay Davenport

USA

2000

Pete Sampras

USA

Venus Williams

USA

2001

Goran Ivanisevic

Croatia

Venus Williams

USA

2002

Lleyton Hewitt

Australia

Serena Williams

USA

2003

Riger Federer

Switzerland

Serena Williams

USA


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Wimbledon

Wimbledon. The most prestigious lawn tennis club in the world. Wimbledon is the home of ‘the Lawn Tennis Championships on Grass’, the oldest and most important of all the lawn tennis tournaments. The event is staged by the All England Club and the Lawn Tennis Association, the game's ruling body in England. The first championship was held on 9 July 1877 at the club's original ground in Worple Road, Wimbledon, in south-west London. In 1922 the club moved to its present ground in Church Road. In 1884 women's singles and men's doubles matches were introduced and 1968 saw the first open championship after the amateur/professional player distinction was abolished.

Richard A. Smith

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Wimbledon

Wimbledon an annual international tennis championship on grass for individual players and pairs, held at the headquarters of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in the London suburb of Wimbledon. Now one of the world's major tennis championships, it has been played since 1877; women were first admitted in 1884, and professionals in 1968.

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Wimbledon

Wimbledon Popular name for the All England Lawn Tennis Championships played annually at the All England Club, Wimbledon, a suburb in sw London. It is the world's foremost championship played on grass. It was first held in 1877, and was open only to amateurs until 1968. The championships have been held at the present ground since 1922.

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Wimbledon

Wimbledon, England: see Merton.

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Wimbledon

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