1999 Wimbledon Championships

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1999 Wimbledon Championships
Date 21 June – 4 July
Edition 113th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw 128S/64D/64XD
Prize money £7,595,330
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Venue All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Pete Sampras
Women's Singles
United States Lindsay Davenport
Men's Doubles
India Mahesh Bhupathi / India Leander Paes
Women's Doubles
United States Lindsay Davenport / United States Corina Morariu
Mixed Doubles
India Leander Paes / United States Lisa Raymond
Boys' Singles
Austria Jürgen Melzer
Girls' Singles
Uzbekistan Iroda Tulyaganova
Boys' Doubles
Argentina Guillermo Coria / Argentina David Nalbandian
Girls' Doubles
Czech Republic Dája Bedáňová / Argentina María Emilia Salerni
← 1998 · Wimbledon Championships · 2000 →

The 1999 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 113th edition of the Wimbledon Championships and were held from 21 June to 4 July 1999.

Prize money

The total prize money for 1999 championships was £7,595,330. The winner of the men's title earned £455,000 while the women's singles champion earned £409,500.[3][4]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £455,000
Women's Singles £409,500
Men's Doubles * £186,420 N/A
Women's Doubles * £167,770 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £79,180 N/A

* per team

Champions

Seniors

Men's Singles

United States Pete Sampras defeated United States Andre Agassi, 6–3, 6–4, 7–5 [5]

  • It was Sampras' 12th career Grand Slam singles title and his 6th at Wimbledon.

Women's Singles

United States Lindsay Davenport defeated Germany Steffi Graf, 6–4, 7–5 [6]

  • It was Davenport's 2nd career Grand Slam singles title and her 1st and only at Wimbledon.

Men's Doubles

India Mahesh Bhupathi / India Leander Paes defeated Netherlands Paul Haarhuis / United States Jared Palmer, 6–7(10–12), 6–3, 6–4, 7–6(7–4) [7]

  • It was Bhupathi's 2nd career Grand Slam doubles title and his 1st at Wimbledon. It was Paes' 2nd career Grand Slam doubles title and his 1st at Wimbledon.

Women's Doubles

United States Lindsay Davenport / United States Corina Morariu defeated South Africa Mariaan de Swardt / Ukraine Elena Tatarkova, 6–4, 6–4 [8]

  • It was Davenport's 3rd and last career Grand Slam doubles title and her 1st at Wimbledon. It was Morariu's 1st and only career Grand Slam doubles title.

Mixed Doubles

United States Lisa Raymond / India Leander Paes defeated Sweden Jonas Björkman / Russia Anna Kournikova, 6–4, 3–6, 6–3 [9]

  • It was Paes' 1st career Grand Slam mixed doubles title. It was Raymond's 2nd career Grand Slam mixed doubles title and her 1st at Wimbledon.

Juniors

Boys' Singles

Austria Jürgen Melzer defeated Denmark Kristian Pless, 7–6(9–7), 6–3 [10]

Girls' Singles

Uzbekistan Iroda Tulyaganova defeated Russia Lina Krasnoroutskaya, 7–6(7–3), 6–4 [11]

Boys' Doubles

Argentina Guillermo Coria / Argentina David Nalbandian defeated Bulgaria Todor Enev / Finland Jarkko Nieminen, 7–5, 6–4 [12]

Girls' Doubles

Czech Republic Dája Bedáňová / Argentina María Emilia Salerni defeated Ukraine Tatiana Perebiynis / Uzbekistan Iroda Tulyaganova, 6–1, 2–6, 6–2 [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
1999 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1999 US Open
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