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1977 Wimbledon Championships

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1977 Wimbledon Championships
Date 20 June – 2 July[1]
Edition 91st
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw 128S / 64D / 64XD
Prize money £222,540
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
23x15px Björn Borg[2]
Women's Singles
23x15px Virginia Wade[3]
Men's Doubles
23x15px Ross Case / 23x15px Geoff Masters[4]
Women's Doubles
23x15px Helen Gourlay Cawley / 23x15px JoAnne Russell[5]
Mixed Doubles
23x15px Greer Stevens / 23x15px Bob Hewitt[6]
Boys' Singles
23x15px Van Winitsky[7]
Girls' Singles
23x15px Lea Antonoplis[8]
Wimbledon Championships
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The 1977 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 20 June until 2 July.[1] It was the 91st staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1977.

Prize money

The total prize money for 1977 championships was £222,540. The winner of the men's title earned £15,000 while the women's singles champion earned £13,500.[9]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £15,000 £8,000 £4,000 £2,000 £1,200 £600 £350 £200
Women's Singles £13,500 £7,000 £3,500 £1,600 £925 £460 £270 £150
Men's Doubles * £6,000 £3,000 £2,000 £1,000 £500 £150 £0 N/A
Women's Doubles * £5,200 £2,600 £1,600 £800 £350 £100 £0 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £3,000 £1,500 £700 £400 £200 £0 £0 N/A

* per team

Champions

Men's singles

23x15px Björn Borg defeated 23x15px Jimmy Connors, 3–6, 6–2, 6–1, 5–7, 6–4.[2]

  • It was Borg's second consecutive Wimbledon title and 4th Grand Slam title overall.

Women's singles

23x15px Virginia Wade defeated 23x15px Betty Stöve, 4–6, 6–3, 6–1.[3]

  • It was Wade's first and only Wimbledon title, third and final Grand Slam title overall. Wade remains the last British woman to win the singles title at Wimbledon.

Men's doubles

23x15px Ross Case / 23x15px Geoff Masters defeated 23x15px John Alexander / 23x15px Phil Dent, 6–3, 6–4, 3–6, 8–9(4–7), 6–4.[4]

Women's doubles

23x15px Helen Gourlay Cawley / 23x15px JoAnne Russell defeated 23x15px Martina Navrátilová / 23x15px Betty Stöve, 6–3, 6–3.[5]

Mixed doubles

23x15px Bob Hewitt / 23x15px Greer Stevens defeated 23x15px Frew McMillan / 23x15px Betty Stöve, 3–6, 7–5, 6–4.[6]

Juniors

Boys' Singles

23x15px Van Winitsky defeated 23x15px Eliot Teltscher, 6–1, 1–6, 8–6.[7]

Girls' Singles

23x15px Lea Antonoplis defeated 23x15px Mareen Louie-Harper, 7–5, 6–1.[8]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Wimbledon 1977 – Info". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 17 January 2011. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Borg Puts An End To Connors' Bid To Take Wimbledon Title.". Rome News-Tribune (Wimbledon, London, England). 3 July 1977. Retrieved 17 January 2011. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "14 Years Of Trying Pays Off For Virginia Wade.". Portsmouth Daily Times (Wimbledon, London, England). 2 July 1977. Retrieved 17 January 2011. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Men's Doubles Finals 1884–2008". wimbledon.org. Retrieved 17 January 2011. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913–2008". wimbledon.org. Retrieved 17 January 2011. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913–2008". wimbledon.org. Retrieved 17 January 2011. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Wimbledon – Boys' Singles". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 17 January 2011. 
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Wimbledon – Girls' Singles". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 17 January 2011. 
  9. Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. p. 327–334. ISBN 978-1899039401. 

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Preceded by
1977 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1977 U.S. Open