1970 Wimbledon Championships

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1970 Wimbledon Championships
Date 22 June – 4 July
Edition 84rd
Category Grand Slam
Prize money £41,650
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Venue All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia John Newcombe
Women's Singles
Australia Margaret Court
Men's Doubles
Australia John Newcombe / Australia Tony Roche
Women's Doubles
United States Rosie Casals / United States Billie Jean King
Mixed Doubles
Romania Ilie Năstase / United States Rosie Casals
Boys' Singles
South Africa Byron Bertram
Girls' Singles
United States Sharon Walsh
← 1969 · Wimbledon Championships · 1971 →

The 1970 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.[1][2] The tournament ran from 22 June until 4 July, it was the 84th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1970.[3]

Prize money[edit]

The total prize money for 1970 championships was £41,650, the winner of the men's title earned £3,000 while the women's singles champion earned £1.500.[4][5]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £3,000 £1,500 £800 £450 £220 £165 £125 £100
Women's Singles £1,500 £750 £400 £225 £150 £125 £100 £75
Men's Doubles * £1,000 N/A
Women's Doubles* £600 £400 £200 £100 £0 £0 £0 N/A
Mixed Doubles* £500

* per team

Champions[edit]

Seniors[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia John Newcombe defeated Australia Ken Rosewall, 5–7, 6–3, 6–2, 3–6, 6–1 [6]

  • It was Newcombe's 3rd career Grand Slam title (his 1st in the Open Era), and his 2nd Wimbledon title.

Women's Singles[edit]

Australia Margaret Court defeated United States Billie Jean King, 14–12, 11–9 [7]

  • It was Court's 19th career Grand Slam title, and her 3rd (and last) Wimbledon title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia John Newcombe / Australia Tony Roche defeated Australia Ken Rosewall / Australia Fred Stolle, 10–8, 6–3, 6–1 [8]

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Rosie Casals / United States Billie Jean King defeated France Françoise Dürr / United Kingdom Virginia Wade, 6–2, 6–3 [9]

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Romania Ilie Năstase / United States Rosie Casals defeated Soviet Union Alex Metreveli / Soviet Union Olga Morozova, 6–3, 4–6, 9–7 [10]

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

South Africa Byron Bertram defeated West Germany Frank Gebert, 6–0, 6–3 [11]

Girls' Singles[edit]

United States Sharon Walsh defeated Soviet Union Marina Kroschina, 8–6, 6–4 [12]

Singles seeds[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 421, 432. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. pp. 372, 373. ISBN 0007117078. 
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1971). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 93–107. ISBN 978-0362000917. 
  4. ^ "About Wimbledon – Prize Money and Finance". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 8 October 2017. 
  5. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1971). World of Tennis. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 107. ISBN 978-0362000917. 
  6. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  7. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  8. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  9. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  10. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  11. ^ "Boys' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017. 
  12. ^ "Girls' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1970 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1970 US Open