1959 Wimbledon Championships

1959 Wimbledon Championships

1959 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   22 June – 3 July
Edition:   73rd
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
Alex Olmedo[1]
Women's Singles
Maria Bueno[2]
Men's Doubles
Roy Emerson / Neale Fraser[3]
Women's Doubles
Jeanne Arth / Darlene Hard[4]
Mixed Doubles
Darlene Hard / Rod Laver[5]
Boys' Singles
Toomas Lejus[6]
Girls' Singles
Joan Cross[7]
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1958 1960 > 

The 1959 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 22 June until 3 July. It was the 73rd staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1959.

Champions

Men's Singles

Alex Olmedo defeated Rod Laver, 6–4, 6–3, 6–4.[1]

Women's Singles

Maria Bueno defeated Darlene Hard, 6–4, 6–3.[2]

Men's Doubles

Roy Emerson / Neale Fraser defeated Rod Laver / Bob Mark, 8–6, 6–3, 14–16, 9–7.[3]

Women's Doubles

Jeanne Arth / Darlene Hard defeated Beverly Baker Fleitz / Christine Truman, 2–6, 6–2, 6–3.[4]

Mixed Doubles

Darlene Hard / Rod Laver defeated Maria Bueno / Neale Fraser, 6–4, 6–3.[5]

Boys' Singles

Toomas Lejus[6]

Girls' Singles

Joan Cross[7]

References

  1. ^ a b "Alex Reigns As King. Olmedo Wins Wimbledon Title.".  
  2. ^ a b "Maria Bueno Of Brazil Wins Wimbledon Title.".  
  3. ^ a b "Men's Doubles Finals 1884–2008". wimbledon.org. 
  4. ^ a b "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913–2008". wimbledon.org. 
  5. ^ a b "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913–2008". wimbledon.org. 
  6. ^ a b "Wimbledon – Boys' Singles". ITFTennis.com. 
  7. ^ a b "Wimbledon – Girls' Singles". ITFTennis.com. 

External links

  • Official Wimbledon website


Preceded by
1959 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1959 U.S. National Championships

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