2002 Wimbledon Championships
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2002 Wimbledon Championships

The 2002 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament played on grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London in the United Kingdom.[1][2] It was the 116th edition of the Wimbledon Championships and were held from 24 June to 7 July 2002. It was the third Grand Slam tennis event of the year.

Goran Ivani?evi? did not defend his title this year. Lleyton Hewitt, the World No.1, defeated David Nalbandian in the final in straight sets to win his second Grand Slam title and first Wimbledon title. He became the first Australian since Pat Cash in 1987 to win Wimbledon. Venus Williams was unsuccessful in her title defence, being defeated in the final by her younger sister Serena in the women's final.

Prize money

The total prize money for 2002 championships was £8,825,320. The winner of the men's title earned £525,000 while the women's singles champion earned £486,000.[3][4]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £525,000
Women's Singles £486,000
Men's Doubles * £210,000 N/A
£194,250 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £88,500 N/A

* per team

Champions

Seniors

Men's Singles

Australia Lleyton Hewitt defeated Argentina David Nalbandian, 6-1, 6-3, 6-2 [5]

  • It was Hewitt's 4th title of the year, and his 16th overall. It was his 2nd career Grand Slam title, and his 1st Wimbledon title.

Women's Singles

United States Serena Williams defeated United States Venus Williams, 7-6(7-4), 6-3 [6]

  • It was Serena's 5th title of the year, and her 16th overall. It was her 3rd career Grand Slam title, and her 1st Wimbledon title.

Men's Doubles

Sweden Jonas Björkman / Australia Todd Woodbridge defeated The Bahamas Mark Knowles / Canada Daniel Nestor, 6-1, 6-2, 6-7(7-9), 7-5 [7]

Women's Doubles

United States Serena Williams / United States Venus Williams defeated Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual / Argentina Paola Suárez, 6-2, 7-5 [8]

Mixed Doubles

India Mahesh Bhupathi / Russia Elena Likhovtseva defeated Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett / Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová, 6-2, 1-6, 6-1 [9]

Juniors

Boys' Singles

Australia Todd Reid defeated Algeria Lamine Ouahab, 7-6(7-5), 6-4 [10]

Girls' Singles

Russia Vera Dushevina defeated Russia Maria Sharapova, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 [11]

Boys' Doubles

Romania Florin Mergea / Romania Horia Tec?u defeated United States Brian Baker / United States Rajeev Ram, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 [12]

Girls' Doubles

Belgium Elke Clijsters / Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová defeated United States Ally Baker / Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld, 6-4, 5-7, 8-6 [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 (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.
  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 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.
  12. ^ "Boys' Doubles Finals 1982-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.
  13. ^ "Girls' Doubles Finals 1982-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 2017.

External links

Preceded by
2002 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
2002 US Open

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