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2015 Wimbledon Championships

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2015 Wimbledon Championships
Date 29 June – 12 July
Edition 129th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Prize money £26.75 million
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Venue All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
2014 Champions
Men's Singles
23x15px Novak Djokovic
Women's Singles
23x15px Petra Kvitová
Men's Doubles
23x15px Vasek Pospisil / 23x15px Jack Sock
Women's Doubles
23x15px Sara Errani / 23x15px Roberta Vinci
Mixed Doubles
23x15px Nenad Zimonjić / 23x15px Samantha Stosur
Boys' Singles
23x15px Noah Rubin
Girls' Singles
23x15px Jeļena Ostapenko
Boys' Doubles
23x15px Orlando Luz / 23x15px Marcelo Zormann
Girls' Doubles
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Indonesia Tami Grende / 23x15px Ye Qiuyu
Gentlemen's Invitation Doubles
23x15px Thomas Enqvist / 23x15px Mark Philippoussis
Ladies' Invitation Doubles
23x15px Jana Novotná / 23x15px Barbara Schett
Senior Gentlemen's Invitation Doubles
23x15px Guy Forget / 23x15px Cédric Pioline
Wheelchair Men's Doubles
23x15px Stéphane Houdet / Template:Country data JPN Shingo Kunieda
Wheelchair Women's Doubles
Template:Country data JPN Yui Kamiji / 23x15px Jordanne Whiley
Wimbledon Championships
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The 2015 Wimbledon Championships is a tennis tournament which will take place at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom, from 29 June to 12 July 2015. They will be the 129th edition of the championships, the 48th in the Open Era and the third Grand Slam tournament of the year, played on grass courts and part of the ATP World Tour, the WTA Tour, the ITF Junior Tour and the NEC Tour. They were organised by the All England Lawn Tennis Club and the International Tennis Federation.

Novak Djokovic of Serbia is the defending champion in men's singles, and Petra Kvitová of the Czech Republic is the defending champion in women's singles.

Tournament

File:Centre Court roof.jpg
Centre Court where the Finals of Wimbledon take place.

The 2015 Wimbledon Championships wil be the 129th edition of the tournament and will be held at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London.

The tournament is an event run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and was part of the 2015 ATP World Tour and the 2015 WTA Tour calendars under the Grand Slam category. The tournament will consist of both men's and women's singles and doubles draws as well as a mixed doubles event. There will be singles and doubles events for both boys and girls (players under 18), which are part of the Grade A category of tournaments, and doubles events for men's and women's wheelchair tennis players as part of the NEC tour under the Grand Slam category. The tournament will be played on grass courts and takes place over a series of 19 courts, including the four main showcourts, Centre Court, No. 1 Court, No. 2 Court and No. 3 Court.

Point and prize money distribution

Point distribution

Below is a series of tables for each of the competitions showing the ranking points on offer for each event.

Seniors points

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128 Q Q3 Q2 Q1
Gentlemen's Singles
Gentlemen's Doubles N/A N/A
Ladies' Singles
Ladies' Doubles N/A N/A

Prize money

The Wimbledon total prize money for 2015 has been increased by 10.7% to £26,750,000. The winners of the men's and women's singles titles will earn £1.88m, up £120,000 from the previous year. The figures for doubles events are per pair.[1]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128 Q3 Q2 Q1
Singles £1,880,000 £950,000 £480,000 £240,000 £120,000 £75,000 £47,000 £29,000
Doubles £325,000 £163,000 £81,500 £41,000 £21,500 £13,000 £8,500 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mixed Doubles £96,000 £48,000 £24,000 £11,500 £5,600 £2,800 £1,400 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Wheelchair Doubles £25,000 £10,000 £7,500 £3,700 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Invitation Doubles £30,000 £18,000 £15,000 £14,000 £13,000 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

References

External links

Preceded by
2015 French Open
Grand Slam Tournaments Succeeded by
2015 US Open