1971 Wimbledon Championships
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1971 Wimbledon Championships

The 1971 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 21 June until Saturday 3 July 1971. It was the 85th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1971. John Newcombe and Evonne Goolagong won the singles titles.

Prize money

The total prize money for the 1971 championships was £37,790. The winner of the men's title earned £3,750 while the women's singles champion earned £1,800.[3][4]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £3,750 £2,250 £750 £415 £225 £150 £95 £75
Women's Singles £1,800 £1,000 £450 £265 £150 £115 £75 £55
Men's Doubles * £750 £450 £300 £150 £0 £0 £0 N/A
Women's Doubles * £450 £300 £150 £75 £0 £0 £0 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £375 £265 £130 £75 £0 £0 £0 £0

* per team

Champions

Seniors

Men's Singles

Australia John Newcombe defeated United States Stan Smith, 6-3, 5-7, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 [5]

  • It was Newcombe's 4th career Grand Slam title (his 2nd in the Open Era), and his 3rd (and last) Wimbledon title.

Women's Singles

Australia Evonne Goolagong defeated Australia Margaret Court, 6-4, 6-1 [6]

  • It was Goolagong's 2nd career Grand Slam title, and her 1st Wimbledon title.

Men's Doubles

Australia'Roy Emerson / Australia Rod Laver defeated United States Arthur Ashe / United States Dennis Ralston, 4-6, 9-7, 6-8, 6-4, 6-4 [7]

Women's Doubles

United States Rosie Casals / United States Billie Jean King defeated Australia Margaret Court / Australia Evonne Goolagong, 6-3, 6-2 [8]

Mixed Doubles

Australia Owen Davidson / United States Billie Jean King defeated United States Marty Riessen / Australia Margaret Court, 3-6, 6-2, 15-13 [9]

Juniors

Boys' Singles

United States Robert Kreiss defeated United Kingdom Stephen Warboys, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3 [10]

Girls' Singles

Soviet Union Marina Kroschina defeated Republic of Ireland Sue Minford, 6-4, 6-4 [11]

Singles seeds

References

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 421, 432. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. pp. 374, 375. ISBN 0007117078.
  3. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. pp. 327-334. ISBN 978-1899039401.
  4. ^ "About Wimbledon - Prize Money and Finance". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  5. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  6. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  7. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  8. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  9. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  10. ^ "Boys' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  11. ^ "Girls' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.

External links

Preceded by
1971 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1971 US Open

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