1984 Wimbledon Championships

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1984 Wimbledon Championships
Date 25 June – 8 July
Edition 98th
Category Grand Slam
Draw 128S/64D/64XD
Prize money £1,461,896
Surface Grass
Location Church Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
Venue All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
United States John McEnroe
Women's Singles
United States Martina Navratilova
Men's Doubles
Australia Peter Fleming / United States John McEnroe
Women's Doubles
United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver
Mixed Doubles
United Kingdom John Lloyd / Australia Wendy Turnbull
Boys' Singles
Australia Mark Kratzmann
Girls' Singles
United Kingdom Annabel Croft
Boys' Doubles
United States Ricky Brown / United States Robbie Weiss
Girls' Doubles
United States Caroline Kuhlman / United States Stephanie Rehe
← 1983 · Wimbledon Championships · 1985 →

The 1984 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament played on grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London in England.[1][2] It was the 98th edition of the Wimbledon Championships and were held from 25 June to 8 July 1984.

To celebrate the centenary of the Ladies' Singles competition, first held in 1884, 17 of the surviving 20 singles champions were presented with an engraved crystal vase on Centre Court by their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Kent on Monday, July 2. Those presented were Martina Navratilova, Virginia Wade, Chris Evert Lloyd, Evonne Goolagong Cawley, Ann Jones, Billie Jean King, Margaret Court, Angela Mortimer, Maria Bueno, Althea Gibson, Shirley Fry, Doris Hart, Louise Brough, Margaret duPont, Pauline Betz, Alice Marble and Kitty Godfree. Karen Susman, Helen Jacobs and Helen Wills did not attend, but were all presented with their crystal individually during the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles by Mrs Godfree, when she attended the games with members of the All England Club committee.

Prize money[edit]

The total prize money for 1984 championships was £1,461,896, the winner of the men's title earned £100,000 while the women's singles champion earned £90,000.[3][4]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £100,000 £50,000 £25,000 £12,500 £6,850 £3,850 £2,200 £1,300
Women's Singles £90,000 £45,000 £21,900 £10,704 £5,866 £3,080 £1,796 £1,027
Men's Doubles * £40,000 £20,000 £10,000 £4,000 £2,000 £1,000 £584 N/A
Women's Doubles * £34,700 £17,350 £8,000 £3,200 £1,460 £480 £240 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £18,000 £9,000 £4,500 £2,100 £1,050 £526 £226 N/A

* per team

Champions[edit]

Seniors[edit]

In all five senior disciplines, the 1983 champions successfully defended their titles.

Men's Singles[edit]

United States John McEnroe defeated United States Jimmy Connors, 6–1, 6–1, 6–2 [5]

  • It was McEnroe's 6th career Grand Slam title and his 3rd Wimbledon title.

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Martina Navratilova defeated United States Chris Evert Lloyd, 7–6(7–5), 6–2 [6]

  • It was Navratilova's 26th career Grand Slam title and her 5th Wimbledon singles title.

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Peter Fleming / United States John McEnroe defeated Australia Pat Cash / Australia Paul McNamee, 6–2, 5–7, 6–2, 3–6, 6–3 [7]

  • It was Fleming's 7th career Grand Slam title and his 4th and last Wimbledon title. It was McEnroe's 14th career Grand Slam title and his 7th Wimbledon title.

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver defeated United States Kathy Jordan / United States Anne Smith, 6–3, 6–4 [8]

  • It was Navratilova's 27th career Grand Slam title and her 11th Wimbledon title. It was Shriver's 8th career Grand Slam title and her 4th Wimbledon title.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United Kingdom John Lloyd / Australia Wendy Turnbull defeated United States Steve Denton / United States Kathy Jordan, 6–3, 6–3 [9]

  • It was Lloyd's 3rd and last career Grand Slam title and his 2nd Wimbledon title. It was Turnbull's 9th and last career Grand Slam title and her 3rd Wimbledon title.

Juniors[edit]

Boys' Singles[edit]

Australia Mark Kratzmann defeated South Africa Stefan Kruger, 6–4, 4–6, 6–3 [10]

Girls' Singles[edit]

United Kingdom Annabel Croft defeated South Africa Elna Reinach, 3–6, 6–3, 6–2 [11]

Boys' Doubles[edit]

United States Ricky Brown / United States Robbie Weiss defeated Australia Mark Kratzmann / Sweden Jonas Svensson, 1–6, 6–4, 11–9 [12]

Girls' Doubles[edit]

United States Caroline Kuhlman / United States Stephanie Rehe defeated Soviet Union Viktoria Milvidskaia / Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko, 6–3, 5–7, 6–4 [13]

Singles seeds[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. ISBN 0007117078. 
  3. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. pp. 327–334. ISBN 978-1899039401. 
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  5. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  6. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  7. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  8. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  9. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  10. ^ "Boys' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017. 
  11. ^ "Girls' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017. 
  12. ^ "Boys' Doubles Finals 1982-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 5 December 2017. 
  13. ^ "Girls' Doubles Finals 1982-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 5 December 2017. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1984 French Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1984 US Open