1976 Wimbledon Championships
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1976 Wimbledon Championships

The 1976 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 1976.[3] It was the 90th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1976. Björn Borg and Chris Evert won the singles title.

Prize money

The total prize money for 1976 championships was £157,740. The winner of the men's title earned £12,500 while the women's singles champion earned £10,000.[3][4]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £12,500 £7,000 £3,000 £1,500 £1,100 £500 £300 £150
Women's Singles £10,000 £5,600 £2,400 £1,200 £600 £300 £200 £150
Men's Doubles * £3,000 £1,500 £1,000 £500 £250 £0 £0 N/A
Women's Doubles * £2,400 £1,200 £500 £250 £125 £0 £0 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £1,000 £500 £300 £200 £100 £0 £0 N/A

* per team

Champions

Seniors

Men's Singles

Sweden Björn Borg defeated Romania Ilie N?stase, 6-4, 6-2, 9-7[5]

Women's Singles

United States Chris Evert defeated Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley, 6-3, 4-6, 8-6[6]

Men's Doubles

United States Brian Gottfried / Mexico Raúl Ramírez defeated Australia Ross Case / Australia Geoff Masters, 3-6, 6-3, 8-6, 2-6, 7-5[7]

Women's Doubles

United States Chris Evert / United States Martina Navratilova defeated United States Billie Jean King / Netherlands Betty Stöve, 6-1, 3-6, 7-5[8]

Mixed Doubles

Australia Tony Roche / France Françoise Dürr defeated United States Dick Stockton / United States Rosie Casals, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5[9]

Juniors

Boys' Singles

Switzerland Heinz Günthardt defeated West Germany Peter Elter, 6-4, 7-5[10]

Girls' Singles

Soviet Union Natasha Chmyreva defeated South Africa Marise Kruger, 6-3, 2-6, 6-1[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. 384, 385. 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 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
1976 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1976 US Open

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