1961 Wimbledon Championships

1961 Wimbledon Championships

1961 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   June 26 – July 7 [1]
Edition:   75th
Category:   Grand Slam
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
Rod Laver [2]
Women's Singles
Angela Mortimer Barrett [3]
Men's Doubles
Roy Emerson / Neale Fraser[4]
Women's Doubles
Karen Hantze Susman / Billie Jean King
Mixed Doubles
Lesley Turner / Fred Stolle
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1960 1962 > 

The 1961 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 26 June until 7 July. It was the 75th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1961.

Contents

  • Champions 1
    • Men's Singles 1.1
    • Women's Singles 1.2
    • Men's Doubles 1.3
    • Women's Doubles 1.4
    • Mixed Doubles 1.5
  • References 2
  • External links 3

Champions

Men's Singles

Rod Laver defeated Chuck McKinley 6–3, 6–1, 6–4

Women's Singles

Angela Mortimer Barrett defeated Christine Truman Janes 4–6, 6–4, 7–5

Men's Doubles

Roy Emerson / Neale Fraser defeated Bob Hewitt / Fred Stolle 6–4, 6–8, 6–4, 6–8, 8–6

Women's Doubles

Karen Hantze Susman / Billie Jean King defeated Jan Lehane / Margaret Smith 6–3, 6–4

Mixed Doubles

Lesley Turner / Fred Stolle defeated Edda Buding / Robert Howe 11–9, 6–2

References

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

External links

  • Official Wimbledon Championships website
Preceded by
1961 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1961 U.S. National Championships