1975 Wimbledon Championships

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1975 Wimbledon Championships
Date: 23 June – 5 July
Edition: 89th
Category: Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw: 128S/64D/64XD
Prize money: £114,875
Surface: Grass
Location: Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Arthur Ashe
Women's Singles
United States Billie Jean King
Men's Doubles
United States Vitas Gerulaitis / United States Sandy Mayer
Women's Doubles
United States Ann Kiyomura / Japan Kazuko Sawamatsu
Mixed Doubles
Australia Margaret Court / United States Marty Riessen
Wimbledon Championships
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1975 Wimbledon Championships
Date: 23 June – 5 July
Edition: 89th
Category: Grand Slam (ITF)
Draw: 128S/64D/64XD
Prize money: £114,875
Surface: Grass
Location: Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Arthur Ashe
Women's Singles
United States Billie Jean King
Men's Doubles
United States Vitas Gerulaitis / United States Sandy Mayer
Women's Doubles
United States Ann Kiyomura / Japan Kazuko Sawamatsu
Mixed Doubles
Australia Margaret Court / United States Marty Riessen
Wimbledon Championships
 < 19741976 > 

The 1975 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. The tournament ran from 23 June until 5 July. It was the 89th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1975.

Prize money[edit]

The total prize money for 1975 championships was £114,875. The winner of the men's title earned £10,000 while the women's singles champion earned £7,000.[1]

EventWFSFQFRound of 16Round of 32Round of 64Round of 128
Men's Singles£10,000£6,000£2,000£1,000£600£300£200£150
Women's Singles£7,000£4,000£1,500£750£500£250£175£150
Men's Doubles *£2,000£1,200£800£400£200£0£0N/A
Women's Doubles *£1,200£700£400£200£100£0£0N/A
Mixed Doubles *£1,000£500£300£200£100£0£0N/A

* per team

Champions[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

United States Arthur Ashe[2] defeated United States Jimmy Connors, 6–1, 6–1, 5–7, 6–4

Women's singles[edit]

United States Billie Jean King defeated Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley, 6–0, 6–1

Men's doubles[edit]

Main article: 1975 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Doubles

United States Vitas Gerulaitis / United States Sandy Mayer defeated Rhodesia Colin Dowdeswell / Australia Allan Stone, 7–5, 8–6, 6–4

Women's doubles[edit]

Main article: 1975 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles

United States Ann Kiyomura / Japan Kazuko Sawamatsu defeated France Françoise Dürr / Netherlands Betty Stöve, 7–5, 1–6, 7–5

Mixed doubles[edit]

Main article: 1975 Wimbledon Championships – Mixed Doubles

Australia Margaret Court / United States Marty Riessen defeated Netherlands Betty Stöve / Australia Allan Stone, 6–4, 7–5

Juniors Champions[edit]

Boys' singles[edit]

New Zealand Chris Lewis defeated Ecuador Ricardo Ycaza, 6–1, 6–4

Girls' singles[edit]

Soviet Union Natasha Chmyreva defeated Czechoslovakia Regina Maršíková, 6–4, 6–3

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. p. 327–334. ISBN 978-1899039401. 
  2. ^ Ashe became the first man of black African ancestry to win a Grand Slam singles title.

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Preceded by
1975 French Open
Grand SlamsSucceeded by
1975 US Open