1975 Wimbledon Championships

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1975 Wimbledon Championships
Date 23 June – 5 July
Edition 89th
Category Grand Slam
Draw 128S / 64D
Prize money £114,875
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Venue All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Arthur Ashe
Women's Singles
United States Billie Jean King
Men's Doubles
United States Vitas Gerulaitis / United States Sandy Mayer
Women's Doubles
United States Ann Kiyomura / Japan Kazuko Sawamatsu
Mixed Doubles
United States Marty Riessen / Australia Margaret Court
Boys' Singles
New Zealand Chris Lewis
Girls' Singles
Soviet Union Natasha Chmyreva
← 1974 · Wimbledon Championships · 1976 →

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.[1][2] The tournament was held from Monday 23 June until Saturday 5 July 1975.[3] It was the 89th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1975. Arthur Ashe and Billie Jean King won the singles titles.

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.[3][4]

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

Seniors

Men's Singles

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

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

Women's Singles

United States Billie Jean King defeated Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley, 6–0, 6–1 [6]

  • 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

United States Vitas Gerulaitis / United States Sandy Mayer defeated Rhodesia Colin Dowdeswell / Australia Allan Stone, 7–5, 8–6, 6–4 [7]

Women's Doubles

United States Ann Kiyomura / Japan Kazuko Sawamatsu defeated France Françoise Dürr / Netherlands Betty Stöve, 7–5, 1–6, 7–5 [8]

Mixed Doubles

United States Marty Riessen / Australia Margaret Court defeated Australia Allan Stone / Netherlands Betty Stöve, 6–4, 7–5 [9]

Juniors

Boys' Singles

New Zealand Chris Lewis defeated Ecuador Ricardo Ycaza, 6–1, 6–4 [10]

Girls' Singles

Soviet Union Natasha Chmyreva defeated Czechoslovakia Regina Maršíková, 6–4, 6–3 [11]

Singles seeds

References

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 422, 432. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. pp. 380, 381. ISBN 0007117078.
  3. ^ a b Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. pp. 129, 327–334. ISBN 978-1899039401.
  4. ^ "About Wimbledon – Prize Money and Finance". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  7. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  9. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  10. ^ "Boys' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  11. ^ "Girls' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.

External links

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