1957 Wimbledon Championships

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1957 Wimbledon Championships
Date 24 June – 6 July
Edition 71st
Category Grand Slam
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Venue All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Attendance 272,125
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Lew Hoad
Women's Singles
United States Althea Gibson
Men's Doubles
United States Gardnar Mulloy / United States Budge Patty
Women's Doubles
United States Althea Gibson / United States Darlene Hard
Mixed Doubles
Australia Mervyn Rose / United States Darlene Hard
Boys' Singles
United Kingdom Jimmy Tattersall
Girls' Singles
United States Mimi Arnold
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The 1957 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 was held from Monday 24 June until Saturday 6 July 1957.[1] It was the 71st staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1957. Lew Hoad and Althea Gibson won the singles titles.

Champions[edit]

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Lew Hoad defeated Australia Ashley Cooper, 6–2, 6–1, 6–2 [2]

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Althea Gibson defeated United States Darlene Hard, 6–3, 6–2 [3]

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Gardnar Mulloy / United States Budge Patty defeated Australia Neale Fraser / Australia Lew Hoad, 8–10, 6–4, 6–4, 6–4 [4]

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Althea Gibson / United States Darlene Hard defeated Australia Mary Hawton / Australia Thelma Long, 6–1, 6–2 [5]

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Australia Mervyn Rose / United States Darlene Hard defeated Australia Neale Fraser / United States Althea Gibson, 6–4, 7–5 [6]

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Jimmy Tattersall defeated Brazil Ivo Ribeiro, 6–2, 6–1 [7]

Girls' Singles[edit]

United States Mimi Arnold defeated Mexico Rosie Reyes, 8–6, 6–2 [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. p. 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.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1957 French Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1957 U.S. National Championships