List Of Wimbledon Winners For GK Current Affairs

The Wimbledon 2020 Championship is cancelled because of COVID-19 Pandemic. The article will provide the list of Wimbledon Winners 2019 and previous years as it is an important GK topic for various competitive exams. 

The Wimbledon Championship 2021 is scheduled to be organised from June 28th to July 11th 2021. 

Aspirants of Government exams like SSC, RRB, Bank, Insurance etc must read the topic Wimbledon Winners with utmost care as General knowledge/awareness a part of the syllabus and a separate section in most of these exams.

Candidates will get the Winners of Wimbledon Championship, Gentlemen’s singles, doubles and mixed winners, Wimbledon ladies’ single, double and mixed winners in a PDF Format for convenient preparation. 

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Wimbledon Championship

  • The Wimbledon tennis tournament is the oldest tournament started in 1877. 
  • It has been held at the All England lawn tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, since its inception and is managed by AELTC – All England Lawn Tennis Club. 
  • Chronologically it is the third Grand Slam tournament; succeeding Australian Open and French Open and preceding the US Open. 
  • Wimbledon tennis is the only major tournament played on the grass court since Australian Open shifted to hardcourts in 1988. 
  • The Wimbledon tournament is traditionally held in late June and early July and takes over two weeks.
  • In 1876, the lawn tennis game was devised by Major Walter Clopton Wingfield.
  • The First Wimbledon Gentlemen’s Singles championship held in 1877 on July 9 was won by Spencer Gore. 
  • In 1884, the Wimbledon Ladies’ Singles was added in the competition and Maud Watson was the first winner.
  • Also, in 1884 the Gentlemen’s Doubles championships and in 1913 the Ladies’ Doubles and Mixed Doubles events were added.
  • No British man won the singles event at Wimbledon between Fred Perry in 1936 and Andy Murray in 2013.
  • No British woman has won Wimbledon ladies’ Singles since Virginia Wade in 1977. Although the girls championship was won by Annabel Croft in 1984 and Laura Robson in 2008.
  • Wimbledon consists of five main events, four junior events and seven invitation events.
  • The Gentlemen’s Singles champion gets a Silver-Gilt cup and the Ladies’ Singles champion is felicitated with a sterling silver salver commonly known as the “Venus Rosewater Dish”.
  • The total Wimbledon Prize for the last conducted championship i.e Wimbledon 2019 tournament was 2,350,000 pounds or sterlings.

List of Wimbledon Winners 2019

As the 2020 Wimbledon Championship is cancelled due to coronavirus disease, go through the list of Wimbledon 2019 Winners given below.

Wimbledon Winners 2019 Championship
Wimbledon Titles Wimbledon Winners Runner-up
Wimbledon 2019 Gentlemen’s Singles Novak Djokovic Roger Federer
Wimbledon 2019 Ladies’ Singles Simona Halep Serena Williams
Wimbledon 2019 Gentlemen’s Doubles Juan Sebastián Cabal, Robert Farah Nicolas Mahut, 

Édouard Roger Vasselin

Wimbledon 2019 Ladies’ Doubles Barbora Strýcová, Su-Wei Hsieh Gabriela Dabrowski

Xu Yifan

Wimbledon 2019 Mixed Doubles Latisha Chan, Ivan Dodig Jeļena Ostapenko

Robert Lindstedt

Candidates preparing for various competitive exams can go through the winners’ list of important sports events:

Records of Wimbledon Winners

The only player in history to reach the Wimbledon Gentlemen’s Singles Final 12 times in both the Amateur and Open Era games is Roger Federer.

Wimbledon Winners Record Era/ Wimbledon Winner/ Titles count/ Winning years
Wimbledon Winners Gentelmens’ Since 1877
Winner of most Gentlemen’s Singles titles Before 1968: William Renshaw – 7 titles – 1881–1886, 1889
Open Era: Roger Federer – 8 Titles – 2003–2007, 2009, 2012, 2017
Winner of most consecutive Gentlemen’s Singles titles Before 1968: William Renshaw – 6 titles -1881–1886
Open Era: Björn Borg – 5 titles – 1976–1980;

Roger Federer – 5 titles – 2003–2007

Winner of most Gentlemen’s Doubles titles Before 1968: Reginald Doherty & Laurence Doherty – 8 titles – 1897–1901, 1903–1905
Open Era: Todd Woodbridge – 6 titles – with Mark Woodforde – 1993–1997, 2000 and 3 titles with Jonas Björkman – 2002–2004
Winner of most consecutive Gentlemen’s Doubles titles Before 1968: Reginald Doherty & Laurence Doherty – 5 titles – 1897–1901
Open Era: Todd Woodbridge & Mark Woodforde- 5 Titles – 1993–1997
Winner of most Mixed Doubles titles – Gentlemen Before 1968: Ken Fletcher & Vic Seixas – 4 titles – 1963, 1965–1966, 1968 (with Margaret Court) and 1953–1956 (3 with Doris Hart, 1 with Shirley Fry Irvin)
Open Era: Owen Davidson & Leander Paes – 4 titles -1967, 1971, 1973–1974 (with Billie Jean King) and 1999 (with Lisa Raymond), 2003 (with Martina Navratilova), 2010 (with Cara Black), 2015 (with Martina Hingis)
Winner of most Championships (total: singles, doubles, mixed) – Gentlemen Before 1968: Laurence Doherty – 13 titles – 1897–1906 (5 singles, 8 doubles)
Open Era: Todd Woodbridge -10 titles – 1993–2004 (9 doubles, 1 mixed)
Wimbledon Winners Ladies’ Since 1884 
Winner of most Ladies’ Singles titles Before 1968: Helen Wills – 8 Titles – 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1938
Open Era: Martina Navratilova – 9 Titles – 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1990
Winner of most consecutive Ladies’ Singles titles Before 1968: Suzanne Lenglen – 5Titles – 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923
Open Era: Martina Navratilova -6 titles – 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987
Winner of most Ladies’ Doubles titles Before 1968: Elizabeth Ryan -12 titles -1914 (with Agatha Morton), 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1925 (with Suzanne Lenglen), 1926 (with Mary Browne), 1927, 1930 (with Helen Wills), 1933, 1934 (with Simonne Mathieu)
Open Era: Martina Navratilova – 7 Titles – 1976 (with Chris Evert), 1979 (with Billie Jean King), 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986 (with Pam Shriver)
Winner of most consecutive Ladies’ Doubles titles Before 1968: Suzanne Lenglen, Elizabeth Ryan -5 titles – 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923
Open Era: Martina Navratilova, Pam Shriver/ Natasha Zvereva -4 titles -1981, 1982, 1983, 19841991 (with Larisa Neiland), 1992, 1993, 1994 (with Gigi Fernández)
Winner of most Mixed Doubles titles – ladies Before 1968: Elizabeth Ryan – 7 titles – 1919, 1921, 1923 (with Randolph Lycett), 1927 (with Frank Hunter), 1928 (with Patrick Spence), 1930 (with Jack Crawford), 1932 (with Enrique Maier)
Open Era: Martina Navratilova -4 titles – 1985 (with Paul McNamee), 1993 (with Mark Woodforde), 1995 (with Jonathan Stark), 2003 (with Leander Paes)
Winner of most Championships (total: singles, doubles, mixed) – ladies Before 1968: Elizabeth Ryan- 19 titles – 1914–34 (12 doubles, 7 mixed)
Open Era: Martina Navratilova -20 titles – 1976–2003 (9 singles, 7 doubles, 4 mixed)
Combined: Billie Jean King – 20 titles – 1961–79 (6 singles, 10 doubles, 4 mixed)

Reference – Wikipedia [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Championships,_Wimbledon]

Candidates can also check important general awareness topics given below for competitive exams preparation:

Aspirants preparing for various competitive exams can go through the SSC General Awareness for their preparation, The topics covered in the given link are common for all the examinations.

Sample Questions On Wimbledon Championship

It is important for candidates to understand the type of questions asked in various competitive exams based on the Wimbledon Winners or Wimbledon tournaments. Hence, to help candidates get familiar with the relevance of the topic and the scope of questions asked, we have collated a few sample questions for them.

Q.1. Who won the inaugural Wimbledon Gentlemen’s Singles title?

  1. John Hartley
  2. Frank Hadow
  3. William Renshaw
  4. Spencer Gore

Answer (4)

Q.2. When was the Wimbledon Championship Inaugurated?

  1. 1891
  2. 1897
  3. 1877
  4. 1878

Answer (3)

Q.3. On what type of surface the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament is played?

  1. Hardcourts
  2. Clay Courts
  3. Grass Courts
  4. Hard-Cut Courts

Answer (3)

Q.4. The Wimbledon Championships is played from last Monday of June to July 1st week every year at____.

  1. All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
  2. Marylebone Cricket Club
  3. Tennis Club De Paris
  4. Roland Garros Tennis Stadium

Answer (1)

Q.5. The Wimbledon tennis Championship 2019 for Gentlemen’s Singles was between ____ and ____.

  1. Rafal Nadal and Novak Djokovic
  2. Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer
  3. Roger Federer and Andy Murray
  4. Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray

Answer (2)

Winners of Wimbledon Championship PDF – Download PDF Here

The questions given above are just for reference, candidates can check the Previous Year Questions Papers with Solution PDF to get more variety of questions and a clear understanding of the types being asked in the examinations.

Candidates willing to appear for various competitive exams must have a clear idea of the entire syllabus for the various government exams and only then can they start their preparation systematically. So given below are a set of links they can refer to:

Aspirants of various government exams and especially candidates who are aspiring for a career in banking sectors can visit the Banking Awareness page for assistance in preparation. 

Aspirants who are looking forward to applying for the Government exams must start their preparation and for any help or assistant can refer to BYJU’S and get the latest information, study material and tips for preparation.

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