1957 Wimbledon Championships

1957 Wimbledon Championships

1957 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   June 24 – July 5 [1]
Edition:   71st
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
Lew Hoad [2]
Women's Singles
Althea Gibson [3]
Men's Doubles
Budge Patty / Gardnar Mulloy [4]
Women's Doubles
Althea Gibson / Darlene Hard
Mixed Doubles
Darlene Hard / Mervyn Rose
Wimbledon Championships
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The 1957 Wimbledon Championships 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 24 June until 5 July. It was the 71st staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1957.

Champions

Men's Singles

Lew Hoad defeated Ashley Cooper 6–2, 6–1, 6–2

Women's Singles

Althea Gibson defeated Darlene Hard 6–3, 6–2

Men's Doubles

Budge Patty / Gardnar Mulloy defeated Neale Fraser / Lew Hoad 8–10, 6–4, 6–4, 6–4

Women's Doubles

Althea Gibson / Darlene Hard defeated Mary Bevis Hawton / Thelma Coyne Long 6–1, 6–2

Mixed Doubles

Darlene Hard / Mervyn Rose defeated Althea Gibson / Neale Fraser 6–4, 7–5

References

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  2. ^ "Grand Slam Tournaments - Wimbledon" (PDF). usta.com.  
  3. ^ "Roll of Honour - Women's Singles". wimbledon.org. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 
  4. ^ "Roll of Honour - Men's Doubles". wimbledon.org. Retrieved 2011-02-26. 

External links

  • Official Wimbledon Championships website
Preceded by
1957 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1957 U.S. National Championships