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Wimbledon - Notable Historical Events

Elizabeth RyanJul 4, 1930

Alice MarbleJul 7, 1939

Bobby RiggsJul 8, 1939

Vic SeixasJul 3, 1953

Tony TrabertJul 1, 1955

Lew HoadJul 6, 1956

Darlene HardJul 6, 1957

Rod LaverJul 3, 1959

Roy EmersonJul 3, 1964

Billie Jean KingJul 8, 1967

Ken RosewallJul 4, 1970

Chris EvertJul 5, 1974

Jimmy ConnorsJul 6, 1974

Arthur AsheJul 5, 1975

Bjorn BorgJul 3, 1976

Virginia WadeJul 1, 1977

John McEnroeJun 22, 1981

Martina NavratilovaJul 7, 1985

Boris BeckerJul 8, 1985

Pat CashJul 5, 1987

Steffi GrafJul 2, 1988

Zina GarrisonJul 5, 1990

Pete SamprasJul 4, 1993

Venus WilliamsJul 9, 2000

Serena WilliamsJul 7, 2002

Roger FedererJul 6, 2003

Maria SharapovaJul 4, 2004

Rafael NadalJul 6, 2008

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Wimbledon - Historical Events
Date Event
1877-07-09

First ever Wimbledon tennis championship begins - first offical lawn tennis tournament - men's singles only

1877-07-19

1st Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Spencer W Gore beats Marshall (61 62 64)

1878-07-20

2nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Frank Hadow beats S Gore (7-5- 6-1 9-7)

1879-07-16

3rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: John Hartley beats V Goold (6-2 6-4 6-2)

1880-07-15

4th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: John Hartley beats H Lawford (6-2 6-3 6-2 2-6 6-3)

1881-07-13

5th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: William Renshaw beats J Hartley (6-0 6-1 6-1)

1882-07-17

6th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: William Renshaw beats E Renshaw (6-1 2-6 4-6 6-2 6-2)

1883-07-16

7th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: William Renshaw beats E Renshaw (2-6 6-3 6-3 4-6 6-3)

1884-07-19

8th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: William Renshaw beats H Lawford (6-0 6-4 9-7)

1885-07-17

9th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: William Renshaw beats H Lawford (7-5, 6-2 4-6 7-5)

1886-07-17

10th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: William Renshaw beats H Lawford (6-0 5-7 6-3 6-4)

1887-07-06

4th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Lottie Dod beats Blanche Hillyard (6-2 6-0)

1887-07-07

11th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Herbert Lawford beats E Renshaw (1-6 6-3 3-6 6-4 6-4)

1888-07-16

5th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Lottie Dod beats Blanche Hillyard (6-3 6-3)

1888-07-16

12th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Ernest Renshaw beats H Lawford (6-3 7-5 6-0)

1889-07-13

6th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Blanche Hillyard beats Lena Rice (4-6 8-6 6-4)

1889-07-13

13th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: William Renshaw beats E Renshaw (6-4 6-1 3-6 6-0)

1890-07-23

14th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Willoughby Hamilton beats W Renshaw (6-8 6-2 3-6 6-1 6-1)

1891-07-09

8th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Lottie Dod beats Blanche Hillyard (6-2 6-1)

1891-07-09

15th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Wilfred Baddeley beats Joshua Pim (6-4 1-6 7-5 6-0)

1892-07-07

9th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Lottie Dod beats B Hillyard (6-1 6-1)

1892-07-07

16th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Wilfred Baddeley beats Joshua Pim (4-6 6-3 6-3 6-2)

1893-07-20

10th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Lottie Dod beats B Hillyard (6-8 6-1 6-4)

1893-07-20

17th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Joshua Pim beats Wilfred Baddeley (3-6 6-1 6-3 6-2)

1894-07-18

11th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Blanche Hillyard beats E Austin (6-1 6-1)

1894-07-18

18th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Joshua Pim beats Wilfred Baddeley (10-8 6-2 8-6)

1895-07-15

12th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Charlotte Sterry beats H Jackson (7-5 8-6)

1895-07-15

19th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Wilfred Baddeley beats W Eaves (4-6 2-6 8-6 6-2 6-3)

1896-07-21

13th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Charlotte Sterry beats A Pickering (6-2 6-3)

1896-07-21

20th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Harold Mahony beats W Baddeley (6-2 6-8 5-7 8-6 6-3)

1897-07-01

14th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Blanche Hillyard beats C Sterry (5-7 7-5 6-2)

1897-07-01

21st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Reginald Doherty beats H Mahony (6-4 6-4 6-3)

1898-06-28

15th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Charlotte Sterry beats L Martin (6-4 6-4)

1898-06-28

22nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Reginald Doherty beats L Doherty (6-3 6-3 2-6 5-7 6-1)

1899-06-27

16th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Blanche Hillyard beats C Sterry (6-2 6-3)

1899-06-27

23rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Reginald Doherty beats Arthur Gore (1-6 4-6 6-3 6-3 6-3)

1900-07-04

17th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Blanche Hillyard beats C Sterry (4-6 6-4 6-4)

1900-07-04

24th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Reginald Doherty beats S Smith (6-8 6-3 6-1 6-2)

1901-07-03

18th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Charlotte Sterry beats B Hillyard (6-2 6-2)

1901-07-03

25th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Arthur Gore beats R Doherty (4-6 7-5 6-4 6-4)

1902-07-02

19th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Muriel Robb beats C Sterry (7-5 6-1)

1902-07-02

26th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Laurence Doherty beats A Gore (6-4 6-3 3-6 6-0)

1903-07-01

20th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats E Larcombe (4-6 6-4 6-2)

1903-07-01

27th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Laurence Doherty beats F Riseley (7-5 6-3 6-0)

1904-06-29

21st Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats C Sterry (6-0 6-3)

1904-06-29

28th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Laurence Doherty beats F Riseley (6-1 7-5 8-6)

1904-07-05

4th Davis Cup: British Isles beats Belgium in Wimbledon (5-0)

1905-07-08

22nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: May Bundy beats D Chambers (6-3 6-4)

1905-07-08

29th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Laurence Doherty beats N Brookes (8-6 6-2 6-4)

1905-07-24

5th Davis Cup: British Isles beats USA in Wimbledon (5-0)

1906-06-18

6th Davis Cup: British Isles beats USA in Wimbledon (5-0)

1906-07-05

23rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats M Bundy (6-3 9-7)

1906-07-05

30th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Laurence Doherty beats F Riseley (6-4 4-6 6-2 6-3)

1907-07-05

24th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: May Bundy beats D Chambers (6-1 6-4)

1907-07-05

31st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Norman Brookes beats Arthur Gore (6-4 6-2 6-2)

1907-07-23

7th Davis Cup: Australasia beats British Isles in Wimbledon (3-2)

1908-07-03

25th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Charlotte Sterry beats A Morton (6-4 6-4)

1908-07-03

32nd Wimbledon Mens' Tennis: Arthur Gore beats H Roper-Barrett (6-3 6-2 4-6 3-6 6-4)

1909-07-03

26th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dora Boothby beats A Morton (6-4 4-6 8-6)

1909-07-03

33rd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Arthur Gore beats J Ritchie (6-8 1-6 6-2 6-2 6-2)

1910-06-30

27th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats D Boothby (6-2 6-2)

1910-06-30

34th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Anthony Wilding beats A Gore (6-4 7-5 4-6 6-2)

1911-07-07

28th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: D Chambers beats D Boothby (6-0 6-0)

1911-07-08

35th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Anthony Wilding beats H Roper-Barrett (6-4 4-6 2-6 6-2)

1912-07-08

29th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Ethel Larcombe beats C Sterry (6-3 6-1)

1912-07-08

36th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Anthony Wilding beats A Gore (6-4 6-4 4-6 6-4)

1913-07-04

37th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: A F Wilding beats McLoughlin (8-6 6-3 10-8)

1913-07-04

30th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats W McNair (6-0 6-4)

1913-07-28

12th Davis Cup: USA beats British Isles in Wimbledon (3-2)

1914-07-04

31st Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats E Larcombe (7-5 6-4)

1914-07-04

38th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Norman Brookes beats A Wilding (6-4 6-4 7-5)

1919-07-05

32nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: S Lenglen beats Chambers (10-8 4-6 9-7)

1919-07-07

39th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Gerald Patterson beats N Brookes (6-3 7-5 6-2)

1920-07-03

40th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Bill Tilden beats Patterson (2-6 6-3 6-2 6-4)

1920-07-03

33rd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats D Chambers (6-3 6-0)

1921-06-29

34th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats E Ryan (6-2 6-0)

1921-07-02

41st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: B Tilden beats B Norton (4-6 2-6 6-1 6-0 7-5)

1922-07-08

35th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats M Mallory (6-2 6-0)

1922-07-10

42nd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Gerald Patterson beats R Lycett (6-3 6-4 6-2)

1923-07-06

36th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats K McKane (6-2 6-2)

1923-07-07

43rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: William Johnston beats F Hunter (60 63 61)

1924-07-05

44th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Jean Borotra beats R Lacoste (6-1 3-6 6-1 3-6 6-4)

1925-07-03

38th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats Joan Fry (6-2 6-0)

1925-07-04

45th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Rene Lacoste beats J Borotra (6-3 6-3 4-6 8-6)

1926-07-03

39th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Kitty Godfree beats L de Alvarez (6-2 4-6 6-3)

1926-07-03

46th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Jean Borotra beats H Kinsey (8-6 6-1 6-3)

1927-07-02

40th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats L de Alvarez (6-2 6-4)

1927-07-03

47th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: H Cochet beats Borotra (4-6 4-6 6-3 6-4 7-5)

1928-07-06

48th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: René Lacoste beats Henri Cochet (6-1 4-6 6-4 6-2)

1928-07-07

41st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats L de Alvarez (6-2 6-3)

1929-07-05

42nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Helen Jacobs (6-1 6-2)

1929-07-06

49th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Henri Cochet beats Jean Borotra (6-4 6-3 6-4)

1930-07-04

43rd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Helen Moody beats Elizabeth Ryan (6-2 6-2)

1930-07-05

50th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Bill Tilden beats W Allison (6-3 9-7 6-4)

1931-07-03

51st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Sid Wood Jr beats F X Shields (walkover)

1931-07-03

44th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Cilly Aussem beats H Sperling (6-2 7-5)

1932-07-01

45th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Helen Jacobs (6-3 6-1)

1932-07-02

52nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Ellsworth Vines beats H Austin (6-4 6-2 6-0)

1933-07-07

53rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Jack Crawford beats E Vines (4-6 11-9 6-2 2-6 6-4)

1933-07-08

46th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Helen Moody beats D Round (6-4 6-8 6-3)

1934-07-06

47th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Dorothy Little beats H Jacobs (6-2 5-7 6-3)

1934-07-06

54th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Fred Perry beats J Crawford (6-3 6-0 7-5)

1934-07-07

Elizabeth Ryan wins her 12th Wimbledon doubles championship

1934-07-31

29th Davis Cup: Great Britain beats USA in Wimbledon (4-1)

1935-07-05

55th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Fred Perry beats G von Cramm (6-2 6-4 6-4)

1935-07-06

48th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Helen Moody beats H Jacobs (6-3 3-6 7-5)

1936-07-03

56th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Fred Perry beats G von Cramm (6-1 6-1 6-0)

1936-07-04

49th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Hull Jacobs beats H Sperling (6-2 4-6 7-5)

1937-07-02

57th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Don Budge beats G von Cramm (6-3 6-4 6-2)

1937-07-02

50th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Dorothy Little beats J Jędrzejowska (6-2 2-6 7-5)

1937-07-27

32nd Davis Cup: USA beats Great Britain in Wimbledon (4-1)

1938-07-01

58th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Don Budge beats Henry Austin (61 60 63)

1938-07-02

51st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Helen Jacobs (6-4 6-0)

1939-07-07

52nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Kay Stammers (62 60)

1939-07-08

59th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Bobby Riggs beats E Cooke (2-6 8-6 3-6 6-3 6-2)

1946-07-06

53rd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Pauline Betz beats Louise Brough (6-2 6-4)

1946-07-06

60th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Yvon Petra beats G Brown (6-2 6-4 7-9 5-7 6-4)

1947-07-04

61st Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Jack Kramer beats Tom P Brown (6-1 6-3 6-2)

1947-07-05

54th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Margaret Osborne beat Doris Hart (6-2 6-4)

1948-07-02

62nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Falkenburg beats Bromwich (7-5 0-6 6-2 3-6 7-5)

1948-07-03

55th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Louise Brough beats Doris Hart (6-3 8-6)

1949-07-01

63rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Ted Schroeder beat Drobny (3-6 6-0 6-3 4-6 6-4)

1949-07-02

56th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: L Brough beats M duPont (10-8 1-6 10-8)

1950-07-07

64th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Budge Patty beats Sedgman (6-1 8-10 6-2 6-3)

1950-07-08

57th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Louise Brough beats M duPont (6-1 3-6 6-1)

1951-07-06

65th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Dick Savitt beats Ken McGregor (6-4 6-4 6-4)

1951-07-07

58th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Doris Hart beats Shirley Fry (6-1 6-0)

1952-07-04

66th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Frank Sedgman beats J Drobny (4-6 6-2 6-3 6-2)

1952-07-05

59th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Maureen Connolly beats L Brough (7-5 6-3)

1953-07-03

67th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Vic Seixas beats Kurt Nielsen (9-7 6-3 6-4)

1953-07-04

60th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Maureen Connolly beats Doris Hart (8-6 7-5)

1954-07-02

68th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: J Drobny beats K Rosewall (13-11 4-6 6-2 9-7)

1954-07-03

61st Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Maureen Connolly beats L Brough (6-2 7-5)

1955-07-01

69th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Tony Trabert beats Kurt Nielsen (6-3 7-5 6-1)

1955-07-02

62nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Louise Brough beats B Fleitz (7-5 8-6)

1956-07-06

70th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Lew Hoad beats Ken Rosewall (6-2 4-6 7-5 6-4)

1956-07-07

63rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Shirley Fry beats Angela Buxton (63 61)

1957-07-05

71st Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Lew Hoad beats Ashley J Cooper (6-2 6-1 6-2)

1957-07-06

64th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Althea Gibson beats Darlene Hard (6-3 6-2)

1958-07-04

72nd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: A Cooper beats N Fraser (3-6 6-3 6-4 13-11)

1958-07-05

65th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Althea Gibson beats A Mortimer (8-6 6-2)

1959-07-03

73rd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Alex Olmedo beats Rod Laver (6-4 6-3 6-4)

1959-07-04

66th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Maria Fraser beats Darlene Hard (6-4 6-3)

1960-07-01

74th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Neale Fraser beats Rod Laver (6-4 3-6 9-7 7-5)

1961-07-07

75th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats Chuck McKinley (63 61 64)

1962-07-06

76th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Rod Laver beats Martin Mulligan (62 62 61)

1962-07-07

69th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Karen Susman beats Vera Sukova (6-4 6-4)

1963-07-06

70th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: M Smith beats Billie J King (63 64)

1963-07-06

77th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: C McKinley beats Fred Stolle (97 61 64)

1964-07-03

78th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roy Emerson beats Stolle (64 12-10 46 63)

1964-07-04

71st Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Maria Fraser beats Margaret Court (64 79 63)

1965-07-02

79th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Roy Emerson beats Fred Stolle (62 64 64)

1965-07-03

72nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Margaret Smith beats M Fraiser (64 75)

1966-07-01

80th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: M Santana beats D Ralston (64 11-9 64)

1966-07-02

73rd Wimbledon Women's Tennis Singles: Billie J King (Miss Moffat) beats Maria Bueno (63 36 61)

1967-07-07

81st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: John Newcombe beats W Bungert (63 61 61)

1967-07-08

74th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Billie Jean King beats Anne Jones (63 64)

1968-07-05

82nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats Tony Roche (6-3 6-4 6-2)

1968-07-06

75th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Billie Jean King beats J Tegart (97 75)

1969-07-04

76th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Ann Jones beats Billie J King (36 63 62)

1969-07-05

83rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats J Newcombe (64 57 64 64)

1970-07-03

77th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Margaret Smith beats King (14-12 11-9)

1970-07-04

84th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: John Newcombe beats Ken Rosewall (57 63 62 36 61)

1971-07-02

78th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Evonne Goolagong beats Margaret Smith (64 61)

1971-07-03

85th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: J Newcombe beats S Smith (63 57 26 64 64)

1972-07-07

79th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Billie Jean King beats Goolagong (63 63)

1972-07-09

86th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: S Smith beats I Nastase (46 63 63 46 75)

1973-07-07

80th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Billie Jean King beats C Evert (60 75), 1st all-US women's 1st all-US women's Wimbledon final

1973-07-07

87th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Jan Kodes beats Alex Metreveli (61 98 63)

1974-07-05

81st Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Chris Evert beats Olga Morzova (60 64)

1974-07-06

88th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats K Rosewall (61 61 64)

1975-07-04

82nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Billie Jean King beats Evonne Goolagong (60 61)

1975-07-05

89th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Arthur Ashe beats J Connors (61 61 57 64)

1976-07-02

83rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats E Goolagong (63 46 86)

1976-07-03

90th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Bjorn Borg beats Ilie Nastase (64 62 97)

1977-07-01

84th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Virginia Wade beats B Stove (46 63 61)

1977-07-02

91st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Bjorn Borg beats Connors (36 62 61 57 64)

1978-07-07

85th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats C Evert (26 64 75)

1978-07-08

92nd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Bjorn Borg beats Jimmy Connors (62 62 63)

1979-07-06

86th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: M Navratilova beats Chris Evert (6-4 6-4)

1979-07-07

93rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Bjorn Borg beats R Tanner (67 61 36 63 64)

1980-07-05

87th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Evonne Goolagong beats Chrissie Evert (61 76)

1980-07-05

94th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Bjorn Borg beats John McEnroe (16 75 63 67 86)

1981-06-22

John McEnroe exhibits a disgraceful act of misbehavior at Wimbledon

1981-07-03

88th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats H Mandlikova (6-2 6-2)

1981-07-04

95th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: John McEnroe beats Bjorn Borg (4-6 7-6 7-6 6-4)

1982-07-03

89th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: M Navratilova beats C Evert (61 36 62)

1982-07-04

96th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats John McEnroe (3-6 6-3 6-7 7-6 6-4)

1983-07-02

90th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats A Jaeger (60 63)

1983-07-03

97th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: John McEnroe beats Chris Lewis (6-2 6-2 6-2)

1984-07-07

91st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Chris Evert (76 62)

1984-07-08

98th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: John McEnroe beats Jimmy Connors (6-1 6-1 6-2)

1985-07-07

92nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Chrissie Evert (46 63 62)

1985-07-08

99th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Boris Becker beats K Curren (63 67 76 64)

1986-06-27

Anne White shocks Wimbledon by wearing only a body stocking

1986-07-05

93rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats H Mandlikova (76 63)

1986-07-06

100th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Boris Becker beats Ivan Lendl (64 63 75)

1987-07-04

94th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Steffi Graf (7-5 6-3)

1987-07-05

101st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Pat Cash beats Ivan Lendl (7-6 6-2 7-5)

1988-07-02

95th Wimbledon Womens Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats Navratilova (5-7 6-2 6-1)

1988-07-04

102nd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Stefan Edberg beats Boris Becker (46 76 64 62)

1989-07-09

103rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: B Becker beats Stefan Edberg (60 76 64)

1989-07-09

96th Wimbledon Women's Tennis Open: S Graf beats M Navratilova (6-2 6-7 6-1)

1990-07-05

Zina Garrison upsets Steffi Graf in Wimbledon semi-finals

1990-07-07

97th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Z Garrison (64 61)

1990-07-09

104th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: S Edberg beats B Becker (62 62 36 36 64)

1991-06-25

Martina Navratilova wins record 100th singles match at Wimbledon

1991-06-29

Britain's Nick Brown, 591st rank beats 10th-seeded Goran Ivanisevic 4-6, 6-3, 7-6, 6-3 in 2nd round at Wimbledon

1991-07-06

98th Wimbledon Women's Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats G Sabatini (6-4 3-6 8-6)

1991-07-07

105th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Michael Stich beats B Becker (64 76 64)

1992-06-27

193rd ranked Andrei Olhovsky defeats #1 seed Jim Courier at Wimbledon

1992-07-04

99th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Monica Seles (6-2 6-1)

1992-07-05

106th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Agassi beats Ivanisevic (67 64 64 16 64)

1993-07-03

100th Wimbledon Women's Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats Jana Novotna (7-6 1-6 6-4)

1993-07-04

107th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Courier (76 76 36 63)

1994-06-21

Steffi Graf becomes 1st defending tennis champ to lose in 1st round of a major tournament (Wimbledon to Lorrie McNeal)

1994-07-02

101st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: C Martinez beats Navratilova (64 36 63)

1994-07-03

108th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: P Sampras beats G Ivanisevic (76 76 60)

1995-07-06

Lottie Dod, 15, beats Blanch Bingley at Wimbledon

1995-07-08

102nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis Open: Graf beats Arantxa S Vicario (4-6 6-1 7-5)

1995-07-09

109th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats B Becker (67 62 64 62)

1996-07-06

103rd Wimbledon Women's Tennis Open: S Graf beats Aranxta S Vicaro (6-3, 7-5)

1996-07-07

110th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: R Krajicek beats M Washington (63 64 63)

1997-07-05

104th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Martina Hingis beats Jana Novotna

1997-07-06

111th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats C Pioline (64 62 64)

1997-07-06

Wimbledon Gigi Fernandez & Natasha Zvereva beat N Arendt & M Bollegraf

1998-07-04

105th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Jana Novotná beats Nathalie Tauziat (6-4 7-6)

1998-07-05

112th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats G Ivanišević (6-7 7-6 6-4 3-6 6-2)

1999-07-04

106th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Lindsay Davenport beats Steffi Graf (6-4 7-5)

1999-07-04

113th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi (6-3 6-4 7-5)

2000-07-09

107th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Venus Williams beats L Davenport (6-3 7-6)

2000-07-09

114th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras beats P Rafter (6-7 7-6 6-4 6-2) winning his 13th Grand Slam tennis title

2001-07-08

108th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Venus Williams beats Justine Henin (6-1 3-6 6-0)

2001-07-09

115th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Goran Ivanišević beats P Rafter (6-3 3-6 6-3 2-6 9-7)

2002-07-07

109th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats Venus Williams (7-6 6-3)

2002-07-07

116th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Lleyton Hewitt beats D Nalbandian (6-1 6-3 6-2)

2003-07-06

110th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats Venus Williams (4-6 6-4 6-2)

2003-07-06

117th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roger Federer beats M Philippoussis (7-6 6-2 7-6)

2004-07-04

111th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Maria Sharapova beats Serena Williams (6-1 6-4)

2004-07-04

118th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roger Federer beats Andy Roddick (4-6 7-5 7-6 6-4)

2005-07-02

South African tennis player Wesley Moodie and Australian Stephen Huss win the Wimbledon Men's double title

2005-07-03

112th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Venus Williams beats Lindsay Davenport (4-6 7-6 9-7)

2005-07-03

119th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roger Federer beats Andy Roddick (6-2 7-6 6-4)

2006-07-08

113th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Amélie Mauresmo beats J Henin-Hardenne (2-6 6-3 6-4)

2006-07-09

120th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal (6-0 7-6 6-7 6-3)

2007-07-08

114th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Venus Williams beats Marion Bartoli (6-4 6-1)

2007-07-08

121st Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal (7-6 4-6 7-6 2-6 6-2)

2008-07-06

115th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Venus Williams beats Serena Williams (7-5 6-4)

2008-07-06

122nd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer (6-4 6-4 6-7 6-7 9-7)

2009-07-05

116th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Serena Williams beats Venus Williams (7-6 6-2)

2009-07-05

123rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Roger Federer beats Andy Roddick (5-7 7-6 7-6 3-6 16-14), winning a record 15th Grand Slam titles

2010-06-24

John Isner of the United States defeats Nicolas Mahut of France at Wimbledon, in the longest match in tennis history.

2010-07-04

117th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats Vera Zvonareva (6-3 6-2)

2010-07-04

124th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Rafael Nadal beats Tomáš Berdych (6-3 7-5 6-4)

2011-07-03

118th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Petra Kvitová beats Maria Sharapova (6-3 6-4)

2011-07-03

125th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal (6-4 6-1 1-6 6-3)

2012-07-08

119th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats A Radwańska (6-1 5-7 6-2)

2012-07-08

126th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roger Federer beats Andy Murray (4-6 7-5 6-3 6-4)

2013-07-06

Bob and Mike Bryan defeat Ivan Dogic and Marcelo Melo to win the men's doubles tennis final at Wimbledon

2013-07-06

120th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Marion Bartoli beats Sabine Lisicki (6-1 6-4)

2013-07-07

127th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Andy Murray beats Novak Djokovic (6-4 7-5 6-4) becoming the first British man to win a Wimbledon tennis title since 1936

2016-07-10

Wimbledon 2016: Venus and Serena Williams win doubles

2016-07-10

Wimbledon 2016: Serena Williams beats Angelique Kerber to win 22nd Grand Slam

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Wimbledon - Notable Birthdays

Helen Wills MoodyOct 6, 1905

Tony TrabertAug 16, 1930

Roy EmersonNov 3, 1936

Arthur AsheJul 10, 1943

Billie Jean KingNov 22, 1943

Virginia WadeJul 10, 1945

Rosemary CasalsSep 16, 1948

Roscoe TannerOct 15, 1951

Jimmy ConnorsSep 2, 1952

Bjorn BorgJun 6, 1956

Martina NavratilovaOct 18, 1956

Zina GarrisonNov 16, 1963

Pat CashMay 27, 1965

Boris BeckerNov 22, 1967

Jana NovotnaOct 2, 1968

Wimbledon - Birthdays
Date Event
1849-01-09

John Hartley, English tennis player, double winner of Wimbledon (d. 1935)

1887-09-25

May Sutton Bundy, US, 1st US woman to win Wimbledon (US 1904)

1899-05-24

Suzanne Lenglen, France, Wimbledon tennis champion (6-times)

1903-02-27

Reginald Gardiner, Wimbledon England, actor (Great Dictator)

1905-05-08

Inglis Gundry, Wimbledon, British composer

1905-10-06

Helen Wills Moody, Centerville California, American tennis player (8 Wimbledon titles 1927-1938)

1908-01-31

René Simone Mathieu, France, doubles tennis star (Wimbledon 1934)

1909-05-18

Fred Perry, English tennis star/commentator (Wimbledon, 1934-36)

1919-08-06

Pauline Betz Addie, Dayton Ohio, tennis champ (Wimbledon 1946)

1921-08-01

Jack Kramer, Las Vegas, tennis star (Wimbledon 1947, US Open-1946)

1923-03-11

A Louise Brough Clapp, Oklahoma, tennis player (4 time Wimbledon champ)

1925-06-20

Doris J Hart, St Louis Mo, tennis player (Wimbledon 1951)

1930-08-16

Tony Trabert, Cincinnati Ohio, tennis pro (1955 Wimbledon)

1931-04-17

John Barrett, Wimbledon

1932-04-21

Angela Mortimer, English tennis player, Wimbledon)

1934-08-17

Maureen Connally, champion tennis player (Wimbledon)

1934-11-23

Lewis Alan "Lew" Hoad, Sydney Australia, tennis star (Wimbledon 1953, 56)

1936-11-03

Roy Emerson, Blackbutt Australia, tennis player (Wimbledon-1964, 65, US Open-61)

1939-10-11

Maria Bueno, Sao Paulo Brazil, tennis player (Wimbledon 1959)

1941-01-16

Christine Truman, Wimbledon Special

1942-12-11

Karen Susman, tennis pro (Wimbledon 1962)

1943-05-23

John Newcombe, Australia, tennis pro (Wimbledon 1967, 70, 71)

1943-07-10

Arthur Ashe, tennis pro (1968 US Open, 1975 Wimbledon)

1943-10-04

Owen Keir Davidson, Australia, 4 time Wimbledon mix double champ

1943-11-22

Billie Jean King, Long Beach California, American tennis pro (Wimbledon 1968, 72, 73, 75)

1945-07-10

[Sarah] Virginia Wade, Bournemouth England, tennis star (Wimbledon 1977)

1946-12-14

Stan Smith, Pasadena, California, American tennis champ (Wimbledon 1972, US Open-1971)

1948-09-16

Rosemary Casals, San Francisco California, tennis doubles (5X Wimbledon)

1949-06-01

Geoffrey Leesley, Wimbledon

1951-07-31

Evonne Goolagong Cawley, NSW Aust, tennis player (Wimbledon 1971)

1951-10-15

Roscoe Tanner, Kiawah Island South Carolina, tennis player (Wimbledon Finals 1979)

1952-01-27

Brian Gottfried, Baltimore Md, tennis star (Wimbledon Doubles 1976)

1952-09-02

[James] Jimmy Connors, St. Louis Illinois, US tennis champion (US Open-78, 82, 83 Wimbledon-74, 82)

1954-10-30

JoAnne Russell, Miami Fla, tennis player (Wimbledon Double 1977)

1956-06-06

Bjorn Borg, Sodertlage Sweden, tennis champ (Wimbledon 1976-79)

1956-10-18

Martina Navratilova, Revnice Czech, tennis (Wimbledon 1989,79,82-87)

1961-03-20

Tam Hoskyns, Wimbledon

1961-09-28

Anne White, Charleston WV, tennis (Wore spandex in '85 Wimbledon)

1961-10-22

Barbara Potter, Ct, tennis player (changed shirt on Wimbledon Court)

1961-10-30

Hans Segers, soccer goaltender (PSV, Nottingham Forest, Wimbledon)

1963-11-16

Zina Garrison Jackson, Houston Texas, tennis star (1988/90 Wimbledon)

1965-05-27

Pat Cash, Melbourne Australia, tennis player (Wimbledon 1987)

1965-09-23

Mark Woodforde, Adelaide Australia, tennis star (1993 Wimbledon mixed)

1966-01-19

Stefan Edberg, Sweden, tennis player (Wimbledon 1988, US Open 1991)

1967-11-22

Boris Becker, Leimen Germany, tennis player (Wimbledon 1985, 86, 89)

1968-10-02

Jana Novotna, Brno Czechoslovakia, tennis star (1995 Aust/Wimbledon doubles)

1968-10-30

Murphy Jensen, Wimbledon

1968-11-20

Jeff Tarango, California, tennis star (defaulted 1995 Wimbledon)

1971-04-02

Todd Woodbridge, Sydney Australia, tennis star ('95 doubles Wimbledon)

1971-09-13

Goran Ivanisevic, Croatia, tennis star (1991, 1994, 1998 Wimbledon finalist; 2001 wildcard Wimbledon winner)

1971-12-06

Richard Krajicek, Neth, tennis star (Wimbledon-1996)

1973-05-14

Anne Barbier, Wimbledon

1974-03-13

Thomas Enqvist, Stockholm Sweden, tennis star (1991 Wimbledon jr boys)

1975-03-28

Matt Plumb, Wimbledon

1975-04-01

Magdalena Maleeva, Wimbledon '05

1976-04-09

Richard Ostroff, Wimbledon

1976-04-25

Rainer Schüttler, Wimbledon Championships 2009

1980-03-21

Gemma Catlin, Wimbledon

1980-07-19

Xavier Malisse, Wimbledon Championships 2010

1980-12-16

Lucy Eldridge, Wimbledon

1983-05-17

Beti Sekulovski, Wimbledon

1984-05-28

Rebecca Dandeniya, Wimbledon

1987-9-27

Jonathan Timmins, Wimbledon

Wimbledon - Notable Weddings

Lew HoadJun 18, 1955

Bjorn BorgJun 8, 2002

Wimbledon - Weddings
Date Event
1955-06-18

Former World No. 1 tennis player Lew Hoad (20) weds tennis player Jenny Staley (21) at St Mary's Church in Wimbledon, England

2002-06-08

Five-times Wimbledon champion Bjorn Borg (46) weds real estate broker Patricia Ostfeldt (35) near Stockholm

2006-01-05

Adult film actress Linsey Dawn McKenzie (27) weds former Wimbledon F.C. and Northern Ireland footballer Mark Williams (35) at the central London register office

Wimbledon - Notable Deaths

Elizabeth RyanJul 5, 1979

Chuck McKinleyAug 11, 1986

Arthur AsheFeb 6, 1993

Wimbledon - Deaths
Date Event
1935-08-21

John Hartley, English tennis player, double winner of Wimbledon (b. 1849)

1938-07-04

Suzanne Lenglen, 6 time Wimbledon champ, dies at 39 of anemia

1979-07-05

Elizabeth Ryan, tennis ace (won 19 Wimbledon titles), dies at 87

1986-08-11

Chuck McKinley, American tennis player (1963 Wimbledon), dies of a brain tumour at 45

1992-06-19

Kitty McKane Godfree, Tennis champ (Wimbledon 1924, 26), dies at 96

1993-02-06

Arthur Ashe, tennis star (Wimbledon 1975), dies of AIDS at 49

1994-07-03

Lewis Alan "Lew" Hoad, tennis star (Wimbledon 1953, 56), dies of a heart attack at 59

1995-02-02

Fred Perry, English tennis star (Wimbledon 1934-36), dies at 85

2017-11-20

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies aged 49


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