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Results 1 - 100 of 253

1877-07-09 - 1st Wimbledon tennis championship is held
1877-07-19 - 1st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Spencer W Gore beats Marshall (61 62 64)
1878-07-20 - 2nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Frank Hadow beats S Gore (7-5- 6-1 9-7)
1879-07-16 - 3rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: John Hartley beats V Goold (6-2 6-4 6-2)
1880-07-15 - 4th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: John Hartley beats H Lawford (6-2 6-3 6-2 2-6 6-3)
1881-07-13 - 5th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: William Renshaw beats J Hartley (6-0 6-1 6-1)
1882-07-17 - 6th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: William Renshaw beats E Renshaw (6-1 2-6 4-6 6-2 6-2)
1883-07-16 - 7th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: William Renshaw beats E Renshaw (2-6 6-3 6-3 4-6 6-3)
1884-07-19 - 8th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: William Renshaw beats H Lawford (6-0 6-4 9-7)
1885-07-17 - 9th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: William Renshaw beats H Lawford (7-5, 6-2 4-6 7-5)
1886-07-17 - 10th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: William Renshaw beats H Lawford (6-0 5-7 6-3 6-4)
1887-07-06 - 4th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Lottie Dod beats Blanche Hillyard (62 60)
1887-07-07 - 11th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Herbert Lawford beats E Renshaw (1-6 6-3 3-6 6-4 6-4)
1888-07-16 - 5th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Lottie Dod beats Blanche Hillyard (6-3 6-3)
1888-07-16 - 12th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Ernest Renshaw beats H Lawford (6-3 7-5 6-0)
1889-07-13 - 6th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Blanche Hillyard beats Lena Rice (4-6 8-6 6-4)
1889-07-13 - 13th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: William Renshaw beats E Renshaw (6-4 6-1 3-6 6-0)
1890-07-23 - 14th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Willoughby Hamilton beats W Renshaw (6-8 6-2 3-6 6-1 6-1)
1891-07-09 - 8th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Lottie Dod beats Blanche Hillyard (6-2 6-1)
1891-07-09 - 15th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Wilfred Baddeley beats Joshua Pim (6-4 1-6 7-5 6-0)
1892-07-07 - 9th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Lottie Dod beats B Hillyard (6-1 6-1)
1892-07-07 - 16th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Wilfred Baddeley beats Joshua Pim (4-6 6-3 6-3 6-2)
1893-07-20 - 10th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Lottie Dod beats B Hillyard (6-8 6-1 6-4)
1893-07-20 - 17th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Joshua Pim beats Wilfred Baddeley (3-6 6-1 6-3 6-2)
1894-07-18 - 11th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Blanche Hillyard beats E Austin (6-1 6-1)
1894-07-18 - 18th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Joshua Pim beats Wilfred Baddeley (10-8 6-2 8-6)
1895-07-15 - 12th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Charlotte Sterry beats H Jackson (7-5 8-6)
1895-07-15 - 19th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Wilfred Baddeley beats W Eaves (4-6 2-6 8-6 6-2 6-3)
1896-07-21 - 13th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Charlotte Sterry beats A Pickering (6-2 6-3)
1896-07-21 - 20th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Harold Mahony beats W Baddeley (6-2 6-8 5-7 8-6 6-3)
1897-07-01 - 14th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Blanche Hillyard beats C Sterry (5-7 7-5 6-2)
1897-07-01 - 21st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Reginald Doherty beats H Mahony (6-4 6-4 6-3)
1898-06-28 - 15th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Charlotte Sterry beats L Martin (6-4 6-4)
1898-06-28 - 22nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Reginald Doherty beats L Doherty (6-3 6-3 2-6 5-7 6-1)
1899-06-27 - 16th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Blanche Hillyard beats C Sterry (6-2 6-3)
1899-06-27 - 23rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Reginald Doherty beats Arthur Gore (1-6 4-6 6-3 6-3 6-3)
1900-07-04 - 17th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Blanche Hillyard beats C Sterry (4-6 6-4 6-4)
1900-07-04 - 24th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Reginald Doherty beats S Smith (6-8 6-3 6-1 6-2)
1901-07-03 - 18th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Charlotte Sterry beats B Hillyard (6-2 6-2)
1901-07-03 - 25th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Arthur Gore beats R Doherty (4-6 7-5 6-4 6-4)
1902-07-02 - 19th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Muriel Robb beats C Sterry (7-5 6-1)
1902-07-02 - 26th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Laurence Doherty beats A Gore (6-4 6-3 3-6 6-0)
1903-07-01 - 20th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats E Larcombe (4-6 6-4 6-2)
1903-07-01 - 27th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Laurence Doherty beats F Riseley (7-5 6-3 6-0)
1904-06-29 - 21st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats C Sterry (6-0 6-3)
1904-06-29 - 28th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Laurence Doherty beats F Riseley (6-1 7-5 8-6)
1905-07-08 - 22nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: May Bundy beats D Chambers (6-3 6-4)
1905-07-08 - 29th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Laurence Doherty beats N Brookes (8-6 6-2 6-4)
1906-07-05 - 23rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats M Bundy (6-3 9-7)
1906-07-05 - 30th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Laurence Doherty beats F Riseley (6-4 4-6 6-2 6-3)
1907-07-05 - 24th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: May Bundy beats D Chambers (6-1 6-4)
1907-07-05 - 31st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Norman Brookes beats Arthur Gore (6-4 6-2 6-2)
1908-07-03 - 25th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Charlotte Sterry beats A Morton (6-4 6-4)
1908-07-03 - 32nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Arthur Gore beats H Roper-Barrett (6-3 6-2 4-6 3-6 6-4)
1909-07-03 - 26th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Dora Boothby beats A Morton (6-4 4-6 8-6)
1909-07-03 - 33rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Arthur Gore beats J Ritchie (6-8 1-6 6-2 6-2 6-2)
1910-06-30 - 27th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats D Boothby (6-2 6-2)
1910-06-30 - 34th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Anthony Wilding beats A Gore (6-4 7-5 4-6 6-2)
1911-07-07 - 28th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: D Chambers beats D Boothby (6-0 6-0)
1911-07-08 - 35th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Anthony Wilding beats H Roper-Barrett (6-4 4-6 2-6 6-2)
1912-07-08 - 29th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Ethel Larcombe beats C Sterry (6-3 6-1)
1912-07-08 - 36th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Anthony Wilding beats A Gore (6-4 6-4 4-6 6-4)
1913-07-04 - 37th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: A F Wilding beats McLoughlin (8-6 6-3 10-8)
1913-07-04 - 30th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats W McNair (6-0 6-4)
1914-07-04 - 31st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats E Larcombe (7-5 6-4)
1914-07-04 - 38th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Norman Brookes beats A Wilding (6-4 6-4 7-5)
1919-07-05 - 32nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: S Lenglen beats Chambers (10-8 4-6 9-7)
1919-07-07 - 39th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Gerald Patterson beats N Brookes (6-3 7-5 6-2)
1920-07-03 - 40th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Bill Tilden beats Patterson (2-6 6-3 6-2 6-4)
1920-07-03 - 33rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats D Chambers (6-3 6-0)
1921-06-29 - 34th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats E Ryan (6-2 6-0)
1921-07-02 - 41st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: B Tilden beats B Norton (4-6 2-6 6-1 6-0 7-5)
1922-07-08 - 35th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats M Mallory (6-2 6-0)
1922-07-10 - 42nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Gerald Patterson beats R Lycett (6-3 6-4 6-2)
1923-07-06 - 36th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats K McKane (6-2 6-2)
1923-07-07 - 43rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: William Johnston beats F Hunter (60 63 61)
1924-07-05 - 44th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Jean Borotra beats R Lacoste (6-1 3-6 6-1 3-6 6-4)
1925-07-03 - 38th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats Joan Fry (6-2 6-0)
1925-07-04 - 45th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Rene Lacoste beats J Borotra (6-3 6-3 4-6 8-6)
1926-07-03 - 39th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Kitty Godfree beats L de Alvarez (6-2 4-6 6-3)
1926-07-03 - 46th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Jean Borotra beats H Kinsey (8-6 6-1 6-3)
1927-07-02 - 40th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats L de Alvarez (6-2 6-4)
1927-07-03 - 47th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: H Cochet beats Borotra (4-6 4-6 6-3 6-4 7-5)
1928-07-06 - 48th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: René Lacoste beats Henri Cochet (6-1 4-6 6-4 6-2)
1928-07-07 - 41st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats L de Alvarez (6-2 6-3)
1929-07-05 - 42nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Helen Jacobs (6-1 6-2)
1929-07-06 - 49th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Henri Cochet beats Jean Borotra (6-4 6-3 6-4)
1930-07-04 - 43rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Elizabeth Ryan (6-2 6-2)
1930-07-05 - 50th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Bill Tilden beats W Allison (6-3 9-7 6-4)
1931-07-03 - 51st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Sid Wood Jr beats F X Shields (walkover)
1931-07-03 - 44th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Cilly Aussem beats H Sperling (6-2 7-5)
1932-07-01 - 45th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Helen Jacobs (6-3 6-1)
1932-07-02 - 52nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Ellsworth Vines beats H Austin (6-4 6-2 6-0)
1933-07-07 - 53rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Jack Crawford beats E Vines (4-6 11-9 6-2 2-6 6-4)
1933-07-08 - 46th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats D Round (6-4 6-8 6-3)
1934-07-06 - 47th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Dorothy Little beats H Jacobs (6-2 5-7 6-3)
1934-07-06 - 54th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Fred Perry beats J Crawford (6-3 6-0 7-5)
1934-07-07 - Elizabeth Ryan wins her 12th Wimbledon doubles championship
1935-07-05 - 55th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Fred Perry beats G von Cramm (6-2 6-4 6-4)
1935-07-06 - 48th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats H Jacobs (6-3 3-6 7-5)

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 47 of 47

1849-01-09 - John Hartley, English tennis player, double winner of Wimbledon (d. 1935)
1887-09-25 - May Sutton Bundy, US, 1st US woman to win Wimbledon (US 1904)
1898-08-13 - Jean Borota, France, tennis champ (35 Wimbledons between 1922-64)
1899-05-24 - Suzanne Lenglen, France, Wimbledon tennis champion (6-times)
1903-02-27 - Reginald Gardiner, Wimbledon England, actor (Great Dictator)
1905-10-06 - Helen Wills Moody, Centerville, California, American tennis player (8 Wimbledon titles 1927-1938)
1908-01-31 - René Simone Mathieu, France, doubles tennis star (Wimbledon 1934)
1909-05-18 - Fred Perry, English tennis star/commentator (Wimbledon, 1934-36)
1919-08-06 - Pauline Betz Addie, Dayton Ohio, tennis champ (Wimbledon 1946)
1921-08-01 - Jack Kramer, Las Vegas, tennis star (Wimbledon 1947, US Open-1946)
1923-03-11 - A Louise Brough Clapp, Oklahoma, tennis player (4 time Wimbledon champ)
1925-06-20 - Doris J Hart, St Louis Mo, tennis player (Wimbledon 1951)
1930-08-16 - Tony Trabert, tennis pro (1955 Wimbledon)
1932-04-21 - Angela Mortimer, English tennis player, Wimbledon)
1934-08-17 - Maureen Connally, champion tennis player (Wimbledon)
1934-11-23 - Lewis Alan "Lew" Hoad, Australia, tennis star (Wimbledon 1953, 56)
1936-11-03 - Roy Emerson, Australia, tennis player (Wimbledon-1964, 65, US Open-61)
1939-10-11 - Maria Bueno, Sao Paulo Brazil, tennis player (Wimbledon 1959)
1942-12-11 - Karen Susman, tennis pro (Wimbledon 1962)
1943-05-23 - John Newcombe, Australia, tennis pro (Wimbledon 1967, 70, 71)
1943-07-10 - Arthur Ashe, tennis pro (1968 US Open, 1975 Wimbledon)
1943-10-04 - Owen Keir Davidson, Australia, 4 time Wimbledon mix double champ
1943-11-22 - Billie Jean King, Long Beach California, American tennis pro (Wimbledon 1968, 72, 73, 75)
1945-07-10 - [Sarah] Virginia Wade, England, tennis star (Wimbledon 1977)
1946-12-14 - Stan Smith, Pasadena, California, American tennis champ (Wimbledon 1972, US Open-1971)
1948-10-10 - Rosemary Casals, SF California, tennis doubles (5X Wimbledon) [or Sep 16]
1951-07-31 - Evonne Goolagong Cawley, NSW Aust, tennis player (Wimbledon 1971)
1951-10-15 - Roscoe Tanner, tennis player (Wimbledon Finals 1979)
1952-01-27 - Brian Gottfried, Baltimore Md, tennis star (Wimbledon Doubles 1976)
1952-09-02 - James 'Jimmy' Connors, Louis Illinois, US tennis champion (US Open-78, 82, 83 Wimbledon-74, 82)
1954-10-30 - JoAnne Russell, Miami Fla, tennis player (Wimbledon Double 1977)
1956-06-06 - Bjorn Borg, Sodertlage Sweden, tennis champ (Wimbledon 1976-79)
Tennis Player Martina NavratilovaTennis Player Martina Navratilova (1956-10-18) 1956-10-18 - Martina Navratilova, Revnice Czech, tennis (Wimbledon 1989,79,82-87)
1961-09-28 - Anne White, Charleston WV, tennis (Wore spandex in '85 Wimbledon)
1961-10-22 - Barbara Potter, Ct, tennis player (changed shirt on Wimbledon Court)
1961-10-30 - Hans Segers, soccer goaltender (PSV, Nottingham Forest, Wimbledon)
1963-11-16 - Zina Garrison Jackson, Houston Texas, tennis star (1988/90 Wimbledon)
1965-05-27 - Pat Cash, Australia, tennis player (Wimbledon 1987)
1965-09-23 - Mark Woodforde, Adelaide Australia, tennis star (1993 Wimbledon mixed)
1966-01-19 - Stefan Edberg, Sweden, tennis player (Wimbledon 1988, US Open 1991)
1967-11-22 - Boris Becker, West Germany, tennis player (Wimbledon 1985, 86, 89)
1968-10-02 - Jana Novotna, Brno Czech, tennis star (1995 Aust/Wimbledon doubles)
1968-11-20 - Jeff Tarango, California, tennis star (defaulted 1995 Wimbledon)
1971-04-02 - Todd Woodbridge, Sydney Australia, tennis star ('95 doubles Wimbledon)
1971-09-13 - Goran Ivanisevic, Croatia, tennis star (1991, 1994, 1998 Wimbledon finalist; 2001 wildcard Wimbledon winner)
1971-12-06 - Richard Krajicek, Neth, tennis star (Wimbledon-1996)
1974-03-13 - Thomas Enqvist, Stockholm Sweden, tennis star (1991 Wimbledon jr boys)

Deaths in Sport

Results 1 - 7 of 7

1935-08-21 - John Hartley, English tennis player, double winner of Wimbledon (b. 1849)
1938-07-04 - Suzanne Lenglen, 6 time Wimbledon champ, dies at 39 of anemia
1979-07-05 - Elizabeth Ryan, tennis ace (won 19 Wimbledon titles), dies at 87
1992-06-19 - Kitty McKane Godfree, Tennis champ (Wimbledon 1924, 26), dies at 96
1993-02-06 - Arthur Ashe, tennis star (Wimbledon 1975), dies of AIDS at 49
1994-07-03 - Lewis A "Lew" Hoad, tennis star (Wimbledon 1953, 56), dies at 59
1995-02-02 - Fred Perry, English tennis star (Wimbledon 1934-36), dies at 85


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