1987 Wimbledon Championships
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1987 Wimbledon Championships

The 1987 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 101st edition of the Wimbledon Championships and were held from 22 June to 5 July 1987.

Prize money

The total prize money for 1987 championships was £2,119,780. The winner of the men's title earned £155,000 while the women's singles champion earned £139,500.[3][4][5]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £155,000 £77,500 £38,750 £19,635 £10,335 £5,785 £3,410 £2,080
Women's Singles £139,500 £69,750 £33,900 £16,690 £8,270 £4,485 £2,645 £1,610
Men's Doubles * £53,730 £26,870 £13,430 £6,820 £3,510 £1,860 £1,090 N/A
Women's Doubles * £46,500 £23,250 £10,740 £5,460 £2,630 £1,400 £800 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £27,900 £13,950 £6,980 £3,240 £1,620 £810 £370 N/A

* per team

Champions

Seniors

Men's Singles

Australia Pat Cash defeated Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl, 7-6(7-5), 6-2, 7-5 [6][7][8]

  • It was Cash's only career Grand Slam title.

Women's Singles

United States Martina Navratilova defeated West Germany Steffi Graf, 7-5, 6-3 [9]

  • It was Navratilova's 45th career Grand Slam title and her 8th Wimbledon title.

Men's Doubles

United States Ken Flach / United States Robert Seguso defeated Spain Sergio Casal / Spain Emilio Sánchez, 3-6, 6-7(6-8), 7-6(7-3), 6-1, 6-4 [10]

  • It was Flach's 4th career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Wimbledon title. It was Seguso's 3rd career Grand Slam title and his 1st Wimbledon title.

Women's Doubles

West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch / Czechoslovakia Helena Suková defeated United States Betsy Nagelsen / Australia Elizabeth Smylie, 7-5, 7-5 [11]

  • It was Kohde-Kilsch's 2nd and last career Grand Slam title and her only Wimbledon title. It was Suková's 2nd career Grand Slam title and her 1st Wimbledon title.

Mixed Doubles

United Kingdom Jeremy Bates / United Kingdom Jo Durie defeated Australia Darren Cahill / Australia Nicole Provis, 7-6(12-10), 6-3 [12]

  • It was Bates' 1st career Grand Slam title and his only Wimbledon title. It was Durie's 1st career Grand Slam title and her only Wimbledon title.

Juniors

Boys' Singles

Italy Diego Nargiso defeated Australia Jason Stoltenberg, 7-6(8-6), 6-4 [13]

Girls' Singles

Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva defeated France Julie Halard, 6-4, 6-4 [14]

Boys' Doubles

Australia Jason Stoltenberg / Australia Todd Woodbridge defeated Italy Diego Nargiso / Italy Eugenio Rossi, 6-3, 7-6(7-2)[15]

Girls' Doubles

Soviet Union Natalia Medvedeva / Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva defeated South Korea Kim Il-soon / Hong Kong Paulette Moreno, 6-2, 5-7, 6-0 [16]

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. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1988). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 83. ISBN 978-0-00-218269-0.
  5. ^ "About Wimbledon - Prize Money and Finance". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  6. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  7. ^ "Cash Climbs to Top of Wimbledon". The Victoria Advocate. AP. 6 July 1987.
  8. ^ Andrew Warshaw (6 July 1987). "Cash brings title back down under". The Evening News.
  9. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  10. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  11. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  12. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  13. ^ "Boys' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  14. ^ "Girls' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  15. ^ "Boys' Doubles Finals 1982-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  16. ^ "Girls' Doubles Finals 1982-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.

External links

Preceded by
1987 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1987 US Open

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