1961 Wimbledon Championships

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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.[1] It was the 75th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1961.

1961 Wimbledon Championships
Date 26 June – 8 July
Edition 75th
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Venue All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Rod Laver
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Angela Mortimer
Men's Doubles
Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Neale Fraser
Women's Doubles
United States Karen Hantze / United States Billie Jean Moffitt
Mixed Doubles
Australia Fred Stolle / Australia Lesley Turner
Boys' Singles
United States Clark Graebner
Girls' Singles
Soviet Union Galina Baksheeva

Champions

Seniors

Men's Singles

Australia Rod Laver defeated United States Chuck McKinley, 6–3, 6–1, 6–4 [2]

Women's Singles

United Kingdom Angela Mortimer defeated United Kingdom Christine Truman, 4–6, 6–4, 7–5 [3]

Men's Doubles

Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Neale Fraser defeated Australia Bob Hewitt / Australia Fred Stolle, 6–4, 6–8, 6–4, 6–8, 8–6 [4]

Women's Doubles

United States Karen Hantze / United States Billie Jean Moffitt defeated Australia Jan Lehane / Australia Margaret Smith, 6–3, 6–4 [5]

Mixed Doubles

Australia Fred Stolle / Australia Lesley Turner defeated Australia Robert Howe / West Germany Edda Buding, 11–9, 6–2 [6]

Juniors

Boys' Singles

United States Clark Graebner defeated Austria Ernst Blanke, 6–3, 9–7 [7]

Girls' Singles

Soviet Union Galina Baksheeva defeated United States Katherine Chabot, 6–4, 8–6 [8]

References

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  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.

External links

Preceded by
1961 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1961 U.S. National Championships

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