Who played at Wimbledon in 1979? (2024)

Who played at Wimbledon in 1979?

The singles champions that year were Bjorn Borg, who won his fourth consecutive title and Martina Navratilova, who defeated Chris Evert-Lloyd

Chris Evert-Lloyd
Christine Marie Evert (/ˈɛvərt/; born December 21, 1954), known as Chris Evert Lloyd from 1979 to 1987, is an American former world No. 1 tennis player. Evert won 18 major singles titles, including a record seven French Open titles and a joint-record six US Open titles (tied with Serena Williams).
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in a repeat of the previous year's final.

(Video) Borg v Tanner Wimbledon 1979 final 5th set
(stephane Amady)
Who played at Wimbledon in 1978?

The singles champions were Bjorn Borg, who defeated Jimmy Connors in a repeat of the previous year's final and Martina Navratilova, who won the first of her eighteen Grand Slam singles titles with a three set victory over Chris Evert.

(Video) Wimbledon 1979 final Borg-Tanner
(Tennis Match)
Who won the womens Wimbledon 1979?

Defending champion Martina Navratilova defeated Chris Evert-Lloyd in a rematch of the previous year's final, 6–4, 6–4 to win the ladies' singles tennis title at the 1979 Wimbledon Championships.

(Video) Bjorn Borg vs John McEnroe | Wimbledon 1980 Final | Full Match
(Wimbledon)
Who played at Wimbledon in 1977?

Björn Borg, Jimmy Connors, Stan Smith, Rod Laver and Jan Kodeš competed in the gentlemen's singles, with John Newcombe and Neale Fraser playing in the doubles.

(Video) Bjorn Borg vs John McEnroe | The 1980 tie-break in full
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Who played at Wimbledon in 1969?

Defending champion Rod Laver successfully defended his title, defeating John Newcombe in the final, 6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–4 to win the gentlemen's singles tennis title at the 1969 Wimbledon Championships.

(Video) 1979 Wimbledon - JIMMY CONNORS (CHICAGO sportscaster's report)
(TheMotiondevotion)
Who played at Wimbledon 1980?

1980: Bjorn Borg v John McEnroe

In any assessment of great sporting moments of the 20th Century, the fourth set tie-break of the 1980 Wimbledon Gentlemen's Singles final between the defending champion Bjorn Borg of Sweden and John McEnroe of the USA has earned an unchallenged place.

(Video) Wimbledon 1979 SF Chris Evert vs. Evonne Goolagong Part 1
(Brad Wilber)
Who played at Wimbledon in 1981?

Finals
Quarterfinals
1Björn Borg77
12Peter McNamara62
3Jimmy Connors2
Vijay Amritraj6
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(Video) Wimbledon SF 1979 Chris Evert vs. Evonne Goolagong Part 2
(Brad Wilber)
Who is the oldest woman to win Wimbledon?

Charlotte Cooper Sterry was a five-time champion and is the oldest ladies' singles champion (37 year and 282 days). Dorothea Lambert Chambers was a seven-time champion between 1903 and 1914. Suzanne Lenglen was a six-time champion. Helen Wills Moody was an eight-time champion between 1927 and 1938.

(Video) Martina Navratilova v Chris Evert: Wimbledon Final 1978 (Extended Highlights)
(Wimbledon)
Who was the first American woman to win Wimbledon?

May Godfrey Sutton (September 25, 1886 – October 4, 1975) was an American tennis player who was active during the first decades of the 20th century. At age 16 she won the singles title at the U.S. National Championships and in 1905 she became the first American player to win the singles title at Wimbledon.

(Video) Tracy Austin vs Billie-Jean King Wimbledon 1979 QF
(Inside Women's Tennis)
Which female holds the most Wimbledon?

Martina Navratilova: 9 Wimbledon Titles

With nine Wimbledon titles, Navratilova has the most women's singles titles at Wimbledon. Navratilova's nine titles are also the most won by any female player at a single grand slam tennis event.

(Video) wimbledon 1979 final borg x tanner ( french comentators )
(mauro lopesmarziano)

Who played at Wimbledon in 1976?

1976 Wimbledon (Grand Slam)
PLAYERMAces
Robin Drysdale10
Vitas Gerulaitis50
(Q)Kenichi Hirai20
Vijay Amritraj20
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(Video) Martina Navratilova Defeats Chris Evert at Wimbledon (July 6, 1979)
(Foggy Melson Sports)
Who won Wimbledon ladies in 1976?

C. Evert

Who played at Wimbledon in 1979? (2024)
Who played 1976 Wimbledon final?

1976: Bjorn Borg v Ilie Nastase: At 20 years and 17 days, Bjorn Borg, became the third youngest men's singles champion and the youngest since 1931 in what was also the first all-European final since 1936 when Fred Perry beat Gottfried von Cramm.

Who played at Wimbledon in 1968?

Rod Laver beat fellow pro Tony Roche in the men's final, and another newly-minted pro, Billie Jean King, beat Judy Tegart for the Ladies crown. Professional tennis in the 1950s and 60s was a boys' club.

Who played at Wimbledon in 1967?

John Newcombe defeated Wilhelm Bungert in the final, 6–3, 6–1, 6–1 to win the gentlemen's singles tennis title at the 1967 Wimbledon Championships. Manuel Santana was the defending champion, but lost in the first round to Charlie Pasarell.

Who played at Wimbledon in 1973?

It was the 87th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1973. Jan Kodeš and Billie Jean King won the singles titles. King became the first player in the open era to claim the triple crown, the second time in her career she won all three titles open to women players.

Who played at Wimbledon in 1982?

The singles champions were Jimmy Connors, who defeated great rival John McEnroe in five sets and Martina Navratilova, who defeated defending champion Chris Evert-Lloyd.

Who played at Wimbledon in 1984?

The singles champions were John McEnroe and Martina Navratilova for the second successive year, both defeating their great rivals, Jimmy Connors and Chris Evert-Lloyd respectively, in straight sets.

Who played at Wimbledon in 1983?

John McEnroe defeated Chris Lewis in the final, 6–2, 6–2, 6–2 to win the gentlemen's singles tennis title at the 1983 Wimbledon Championships. It was his second Wimbledon singles title and fifth major singles title overall. Jimmy Connors was the defending champion, but lost in the fourth round to Kevin Curren.

Who played at Wimbledon in 1988?

The 1988 singles champions were Stefan Edberg and Steffi Graf. Edberg defeated Boris Becker in four sets to win his first Wimbledon title while Graf defeated the record six-time defending champion Martina Navratilova in three sets to also win her first Grand Slam at SW19.

Who played at Wimbledon in 1989?

Boris Becker defeated the defending champion Stefan Edberg in a rematch of the previous year's final, 6–0, 7–6, 6–4 to win the gentlemen's singles tennis title at the 1989 Wimbledon Championships. It was his third Wimbledon singles title.

Who played at Wimbledon in 1975?

1975 Wimbledon Championships – Men's singles
Men's singles
ChampionArthur Ashe
Runner-upJimmy Connors
Score6–1, 6–1, 5–7, 6–4
Draw128 (16 Q )
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Who is the youngest woman to win a tennis title?

In 1996, Hingis became the youngest Grand Slam champion of all time, when she teamed with Helena Suková at Wimbledon to win the women's doubles title at age 15 years and 9 months. She also won her first professional singles title that year at Filderstadt, Germany.

Who is the oldest female tennis player ever?

Gail Falkenberg
BornJanuary 6, 1947
PlaysRight-handed
Singles
Highest rankingNo. 360 (Dec 7, 1987)
Grand Slam singles results
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Who is the youngest player ever to win a Wimbledon men's singles title?

Boris Franz Becker (German pronunciation: [ˈboːʁɪs ˈbɛkɐ]; born 22 November 1967) is a German former world No. 1 tennis player. Becker is the youngest-ever winner of the gentlemen's singles Wimbledon Championships title, a feat he accomplished aged 17 in 1985.

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