1991 Wimbledon Championships

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1991 Wimbledon Championships
Date 24 June – 7 July
Edition 105th
Category Grand Slam
Draw 128S/64D/64XD
Prize money £4,010,970
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Venue All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Germany Michael Stich
Women's Singles
Germany Steffi Graf
Men's Doubles
Australia John Fitzgerald / Sweden Anders Järryd
Women's Doubles
Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko / Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
Mixed Doubles
Australia John Fitzgerald / Australia Elizabeth Smylie
Boys' Singles
Sweden Thomas Enqvist
Girls' Singles
Germany Barbara Rittner
Boys' Doubles
Morocco Karim Alami / Canada Greg Rusedski
Girls' Doubles
Australia Catherine Barclay / Israel Limor Zaltz
← 1990 · Wimbledon Championships · 1992 →

The 1991 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament played on grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London in England.[1][2] It was the 105th edition of the Wimbledon Championships and were held from 24 June to 7 July 1991.

Prize money

The total prize money for 1991 championships was £4,010,970. The winner of the men's title earned £240,000 while the women's singles champion earned £216,000.[3][4]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £240,000 £120,000 £60,000 £31,200 £16,800 £9,715 £5,880 £3,600
Women's Singles £216,000 £108,000 £52,500 £26,520 £13,440 £7,530 £4,560 £2,790
Men's Doubles * £98,330 £49,160 £25,230 £13,100 £6,980 £3,790 £2,220 N/A
Women's Doubles * £85,060 £45,520 £20,190 £10,480 £5,230 £2,840 £1,610 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £41,720 £20,860 £10,430 £4,800 £2,400 £1,200 £540 N/A

* per team

Champions

Seniors

Men's Singles

Germany Michael Stich defeated Germany Boris Becker, 6–4, 7–6(7–4), 6–4 [5]

  • It was Stich's 1st career Grand Slam title and his 1st Wimbledon title.

Women's Singles

Germany Steffi Graf defeated Argentina Gabriela Sabatini, 6–4, 3–6, 8–6 [6]

  • It was Graf's 11th career Grand Slam title and her 3rd Wimbledon title.

Men's Doubles

Australia John Fitzgerald / Sweden Anders Järryd defeated Argentina Javier Frana / Mexico Leonardo Lavalle, 6–3, 6–4, 6–7(7–9), 6–1 [7]

  • It was Fitzgerald's 7th career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Wimbledon title. It was Järryd's 7th career Grand Slam title and his 2nd and last Wimbledon title.

Women's Doubles

Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko / Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva defeated Puerto Rico Gigi Fernández / Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná 6–4, 3–6, 8–6 [8]

  • It was Savchenko's 2nd career Grand Slam title and her 1st Wimbledon title. It was Zvereva's 3rd career Grand Slam title and her 1st Wimbledon title.

Mixed Doubles

Australia John Fitzgerald / Australia Elizabeth Smylie defeated United States Jim Pugh / Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva, 7–6(7–4), 6–2 [9]

  • It was Smylie's 4th and last career Grand Slam title and her 2nd Wimbledon title. It was Fitzgerald's 8th career Grand Slam title and his 3rd and last Wimbledon title.

Juniors

Boys' Singles

Sweden Thomas Enqvist defeated United States Michael Joyce, 6–4, 6–3 [10]

Girls' Singles

Germany Barbara Rittner defeated Soviet Union Elena Makarova, 6–7(6–8), 6–2, 6–3 [11]

Boys' Doubles

Morocco Karim Alami / Canada Greg Rusedski defeated South Africa John-Laffnie de Jager / Soviet Union Andriy Medvedev, 1–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–4 [12]

Girls' Doubles

Australia Catherine Barclay / Israel Limor Zaltz defeated Australia Joanne Limmer / Australia Angie Woolcock, 6–4, 6–4 [13]

Singles seeds

References

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. ISBN 0007117078. 
  3. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. p. 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. 
  12. ^ "Boys' Doubles Finals 1982-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 5 December 2017. 
  13. ^ "Girls' Doubles Finals 1982-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 5 December 2017. 

External links

  • Official Wimbledon Championships website
Preceded by
1991 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1991 US Open
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