1975 Wimbledon Championships

1975 Wimbledon Championships

1975 Wimbledon Championships
Date:   23 June – 5 July
Edition:   89th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw:   128S/64D/64XD
Prize money:   £114,875
Surface:   Grass
Location:   Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
Arthur Ashe
Women's Singles
Billie Jean King
Men's Doubles
Vitas Gerulaitis / Sandy Mayer
Women's Doubles
Ann Kiyomura / Kazuko Sawamatsu
Mixed Doubles
Margaret Court / Marty Riessen
Wimbledon Championships
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The 1975 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament that 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 23 June until 5 July. It was the 89th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1975.

Contents

  • Prize money 1
  • Champions 2
    • Men's singles 2.1
    • Women's singles 2.2
    • Men's doubles 2.3
    • Women's doubles 2.4
    • Mixed doubles 2.5
  • Juniors Champions 3
    • Boys' singles 3.1
    • Girls' singles 3.2
  • Notes 4
  • External links 5

Prize money

The total prize money for 1975 championships was £114,875. The winner of the men's title earned £10,000 while the women's singles champion earned £7,000.[1]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £10,000 £6,000 £2,000 £1,000 £600 £300 £200 £150
Women's Singles £7,000 £4,000 £1,500 £750 £500 £250 £175 £150
Men's Doubles * £2,000 £1,200 £800 £400 £200 £0 £0 N/A
Women's Doubles * £1,200 £700 £400 £200 £100 £0 £0 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £1,000 £500 £300 £200 £100 £0 £0 N/A

* per team

Champions

Men's singles

Arthur Ashe[2] defeated Jimmy Connors, 6–1, 6–1, 5–7, 6–4

  • It was Ashe's 3rd (and last) career Grand Slam title, and his 1st Wimbledon title.

Women's singles

Billie Jean King defeated Evonne Goolagong Cawley, 6–0, 6–1

  • It was King's 12th (and last) career Grand Slam title (her 8th in the Open Era), and her 6th Wimbledon title.

Men's doubles

Vitas Gerulaitis / Sandy Mayer defeated Colin Dowdeswell / Allan Stone, 7–5, 8–6, 6–4

Women's doubles

Ann Kiyomura / Kazuko Sawamatsu defeated Françoise Dürr / Betty Stöve, 7–5, 1–6, 7–5

Mixed doubles

Margaret Court / Marty Riessen defeated Betty Stöve / Allan Stone, 6–4, 7–5

Juniors Champions

Boys' singles

Chris Lewis defeated Ricardo Ycaza, 6–1, 6–4

Girls' singles

Natasha Chmyreva defeated Regina Maršíková, 6–4, 6–3

Notes

  1. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. p. 327–334.  
  2. ^ Ashe became the first man of black African ancestry to win a Grand Slam singles title.

External links

  • Official Website Wimbledon Championships
Preceded by
1975 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1975 US Open