1960 Wimbledon Championships

The 1960 Wimbledon Championships took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The tournament ran from Monday 20 June until Saturday 2 July 1960.[1] It was the 74th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1960. Neale Fraser and Maria Bueno won the singles titles.

1960 Wimbledon Championships
Date20 June – 2 July
Edition74th
CategoryGrand Slam
SurfaceGrass
LocationChurch Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
VenueAll England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Neale Fraser
Women's Singles
Brazil Maria Bueno
Men's Doubles
Mexico Rafael Osuna / United States Dennis Ralston
Women's Doubles
Brazil Maria Bueno / United States Darlene Hard
Mixed Doubles
Australia Rod Laver / United States Darlene Hard
Boys' Singles
South Africa Rod Mandelstam
Girls' Singles
United States Karen Hantze

Champions

Seniors

Men's Singles

Australia Neale Fraser defeated Australia Rod Laver, 6–4, 3–6, 9–7, 7–5 [2]

Women's Singles

Brazil Maria Bueno defeated South Africa Sandra Reynolds, 8–6, 6–0 [3]

Men's Doubles

Mexico Rafael Osuna / United States Dennis Ralston defeated United Kingdom Mike Davies / United Kingdom Bobby Wilson, 7–5, 6–3, 10–8 [4]

Women's Doubles

Brazil Maria Bueno / United States Darlene Hard defeated South Africa Sandra Reynolds / South Africa Renée Schuurman, 6–4, 6–0 [5]

Mixed Doubles

Australia Rod Laver / United States Darlene Hard defeated Australia Robert Howe / Brazil Maria Bueno, 13–11, 3–6, 8–6 [6]

Juniors

Boys' Singles

South Africa Rod Mandelstam defeated India Jaidip Mukerjea, 1–6, 8–6, 6–4 [7]

Girls' Singles

United States Karen Hantze defeated South Africa Lynne Hutchings, 6–4, 6–4 [8]

References

  1. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. pp. 70, 128. ISBN 978-1899039401.
  2. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  7. ^ "Boys' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  8. ^ "Girls' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.

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Preceded by
1960 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1960 U.S. National Championships
1960 French Championships (tennis)

The 1960 French Championships (now known as the French Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris, France. The tournament ran from 17 May until 28 May. It was the 64th staging of the French Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1960. Nicola Pietrangeli and Darlene Hard won the singles titles.

1960 French Championships – Men's Singles

Sixth-seeded Nicola Pietrangeli defeated Luis Ayala 3–6, 6–3, 6–4, 4–6, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1960 French Championships.

1960 French Championships – Women's Singles

Fifth-seeded Darlene Hard defeated Yola Ramírez 6–3, 6–4 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1960 French Championships.

1960 U.S. National Championships (tennis)

The 1960 U.S. National Championships (now known as the US Open) was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor grass courts at two locations in the United States. The men's and women's singles as well as the mixed doubles were played from September 2 through September 17 at the West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills in New York while the men's and women's doubles were held at the Longwood Cricket Club in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts from August 21 through August 28, 1960. It was the 80th staging of the U.S. National Championships, and the fourth Grand Slam tennis event of 1960. Neale Fraser and Darlene Hard won the singles titles.

1960 Wimbledon Championships – Boys' Singles

Rod Mandelstam defeated Jaidip Mukerjea in the final, 1–6, 8–6, 6–4 to win the Boys' Singles tennis title at the 1960 Wimbledon Championships.

1960 Wimbledon Championships – Girls' Singles

Karen Hantze defeated Lynne Hutchings in the final, 6–4, 6–4 to win the Girls' Singles tennis title at the 1960 Wimbledon Championships.

1960 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Doubles

Roy Emerson and Neale Fraser were the defending champions, but lost in the quarterfinals to Mike Davies and Bobby Wilson.

Rafael Osuna and Dennis Ralston defeated Davies and Wilson in the final, 7–5, 6–3, 10–8 to win the Gentlemen' Doubles tennis title at the 1960 Wimbledon Championship.

1960 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

Alex Olmedo was the defending champion, but was ineligible to compete after turning professional.

Neale Fraser defeated Rod Laver in the final, 6–4, 3–6, 9–7, 7–5 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1960 Wimbledon Championships.

1960 Wimbledon Championships – Mixed Doubles

Rod Laver and Darlene Hard successfully defended their title, defeating Bob Howe and Maria Bueno in the final, 13–11, 3–6, 8–6 to win the Mixed Doubles tennis title at the 1960 Wimbledon Championships.

1960 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles

Jeanne Arth and Darlene Hard were the defending champions, but Arth did not compete. Hard partnered with Maria Bueno, and they defeated Sandra Reynolds and Renée Schuurman in the final, 6–4, 6–0 to win the Ladies' Doubles tennis title at the 1960 Wimbledon Championships.

1960 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

Maria Bueno successfully defended her title, defeating Sandra Reynolds in the final, 8–6, 6–0 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1960 Wimbledon Championships.

1961 Wimbledon Championships

The 1961 Wimbledon Championships took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The tournament ran from 26 June until 8 July. It was the 75th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1961.

1961 Wimbledon Championships – Boys' Singles

Clark Graebner defeated Ernst Blanke in the final, 6–3, 9–7 to win the Boys' Singles tennis title at the 1961 Wimbledon Championships.

1961 Wimbledon Championships – Girls' Singles

Galina Baksheeva defeated Katherine Chabot in the final, 6–4, 8–6 to win the Girls' Singles tennis title at the 1961 Wimbledon Championships.

1961 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles

Maria Bueno and Darlene Hard were the defending champions, but did not compete.

Karen Hantze and Billie Jean Moffitt defeated Jan Lehane and Margaret Smith in the final, 6–3, 6–4 to win the Ladies' Doubles tennis title at the 1961 Wimbledon Championships.

1961 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

Maria Bueno was the defending champion, but did not defend her title due to jaundice.Angela Mortimer defeated Christine Truman in the final, 4–6, 6–4, 7–5 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1961 Wimbledon Championships. It was the last all-British final to date.

Fran Marshall

Fran Marshall (12 May 1930 - ?? 2011) was a retired squash player from England. She won the British Open in 1961, defeating Ruth Turner in the final in straight sets 9–3, 9–5, 9–1. She was also the runner-up at the championship in 1960, 1962, 1963, 1964 and 1969. She also won the Scottish Open in 1962 beating Heather McKay in straight games, making her the last woman to defeat Heather McKay in squash.Marshall was raised in Kenya, and represented Kenya in tennis at the 1960 Wimbledon Championships and was part of the Kenyan team at the 1981 Women's World Team Squash Championships.After marrying her husband, who was in the British Army, she moved to England and had lived there permanently since 1957.

Janet Hopps Adkisson

Janet Hopps Adkisson (born August 4, 1934) is a former professional tennis player from the U.S. Adkisson was ranked in the top 15 female tennis players three times, and was, according to the State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame, "once recognized as one of the world's top woman tennis players".Her best singles performance at a Grand Slam tournament was reaching the fourth round at the Wimbledon Championships in 1959 and 1960 which she lost to Sally Moore and Renée Schuurman respectively.

She reached the final of the mixed doubles event at the 1959 U.S. Championships, teaming up with Bob Mark, in which they were defeated in three sets by Margaret Osborne and Neale Fraser. With Karen Hantze she reached the semifinal of the doubles event at the 1960 Wimbledon Championships which they lost in three sets to the first-seeded pair, and eventual champions, Maria Bueno and Darlene Hard. At the same tournament, Hopps Adkisson partnered Bob Mark to reach the semifinal of the mixed doubles event.Hopps Adkisson won the singles title at the US Indoor Championships in 1961 and the mixed doubles title with tennis commentator and author Bud Collins in 1961.Hopps Adkisson was inducted into the State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame in 1998 and the ITA Women's Collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame in 1999.

Mario Llamas

Mario Llamas (30 March 1928 – 17 June 2014) was a tennis player from Mexico.

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