Wimbledon Women's Tennis Open History

Events in Sport

  • 1887-07-06 4th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Lottie Dod beats Blanche Bingley (6-2 6-0)
  • 1888-07-16 5th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Lottie Dod beats Blanche Bingley (6-3 6-3)
  • 1889-07-13 6th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Blanche Bingley beats Lena Rice (4-6 8-6 6-4)
  • 1891-07-09 8th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Lottie Dod beats Blanche Bingley (6-2 6-1)
  • 1892-07-07 9th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Lottie Dod beats Blanche Bingley (6-1 6-1)
  • 1893-07-20 10th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Lottie Dod beats Blanche Bingley (6-8 6-1 6-4)
  • 1894-07-18 11th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Blanche Bingley beats E Austin (6-1 6-1)

Sport awardTennis Open

1895-07-15 12th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Charlotte Cooper beats H Jackson (7-5 8-6)

Tennis Champion Charlotte Cooper
Tennis Champion
Charlotte Cooper
  • 1896-07-21 13th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Charlotte Cooper beats A Pickering (6-2 6-3)
  • 1897-07-01 14th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: England's Blanche Bingley wins her 4th title beating Charlotte Cooper 5-7, 7-5, 6-2
  • 1898-06-28 15th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Charlotte Cooper beats L Martin (6-4 6-4)
  • 1899-06-27 16th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Blanche Bingley beats Charlotte Cooper (6-2 6-3)
  • 1900-07-04 17th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Blanche Bingley beats Charlotte Cooper (4-6 6-4 6-4)
  • 1901-07-03 18th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Charlotte Cooper beats Blanche Bingley (6-2 6-2)
  • 1902-07-02 19th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Muriel Robb wins her only major title with a 7-5, 6-1 defeat of fellow Briton Charlotte Cooper
  • 1903-07-01 20th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats Ethel Larcombe 4-6, 6-4, 6-2, the first of 7 titles
  • 1904-06-29 21st Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats Charlotte Cooper 6-0, 6-3
  • 1905-07-08 22nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: May Sutton beats Dorothea Chambers 6-3, 6-4
  • 1906-07-05 23rd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats May Sutton 6-3, 9-7
  • 1907-07-05 24th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: May Sutton beats Dorothea Chambers 6-1, 6-4
  • 1908-07-03 25th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Charlotte Cooper beats A Morton (6-4 6-4)
  • 1909-07-03 26th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dora Boothby beats A Morton (6-4 4-6 8-6)
  • 1910-06-30 27th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats Dora Boothby 6-2, 6-2
  • 1911-07-07 28th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothea Chambers becomes first player not to lose a game in a final when beat Dora Boothby 6-0, 6-0
  • 1912-07-08 29th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Ethel Larcombe wins her first and only title beating Charlotte Cooper 6-3, 6-1
  • 1913-07-04 30th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats Winifred McNair 6-0, 6-4
  • 1914-07-04 31st Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats Ethel Larcombe 7-5, 6-4
  • 1919-07-05 32nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats Dorothea Chambers 10-8, 4-6, 9-7
  • 1920-07-03 33rd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats Dorothea Chambers 6-3, 6-0 to complete a sweep after taking the women's & mixed doubles titles
  • 1921-06-29 34th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats E Ryan (6-2 6-0)
  • 1922-07-08 35th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats M Mallory (6-2 6-0)
  • 1923-07-06 36th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats K McKane (6-2 6-2)
  • 1925-07-03 38th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats Joan Fry (6-2 6-0)
  • 1926-07-03 39th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Kitty Godfree beats Lilí Álvarez (6-2 4-6 6-3)
  • 1927-07-02 40th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Spaniard Lilí Álvarez 6-2, 6-4 for her first of 8 Wimbledon titles
  • 1928-07-07 41st Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Helen Moody beats Lilí Álvarez (6-2 6-3)
  • 1929-07-05 42nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Helen Moody beats Helen Jacobs (6-1 6-2)

Sport awardTennis Open

1930-07-04 43rd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Helen Moody beats Elizabeth Ryan (6-2 6-2)

Tennis Player Elizabeth Ryan
Tennis Player
Elizabeth Ryan
  • 1931-07-03 44th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Cilly Aussem beats H Sperling (6-2 7-5)
  • 1932-07-01 45th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats fellow American Helen Jacobs 6-3, 6-1 for her 5th of 8 titles
  • 1933-07-08 46th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Helen Moody beats D Round (6-4 6-8 6-3)
  • 1934-07-06 47th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothy Little beats H Jacobs (6-2 5-7 6-3)
  • 1935-07-06 48th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Helen Moody beats H Jacobs (6-3 3-6 7-5)
  • 1936-07-04 49th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Hull Jacobs beats H Sperling (6-2 4-6 7-5)
  • 1937-07-02 50th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothy Round of England beats Poland's Jadwiga Jędrzejowska 6-2, 2-6, 7-5 for her second Wimbledon title
  • 1938-07-02 51st Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Helen Jacobs 6-4, 6-0 in 4th final between the pair (Wills Moody won all 4)

Sport awardTennis Open

1939-07-07 52nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Alice Marble beats Kay Stammers (62 60)

Tennis Champion Alice Marble
Tennis Champion
Alice Marble
  • 1946-07-06 53rd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Pauline Betz beats Louise Brough (6-2 6-4)
  • 1947-07-05 54th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Margaret Osborne beat Doris Hart (6-2 6-4)
  • 1948-07-03 55th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Louise Brough beats Doris Hart (6-3 8-6)
  • 1949-07-01 56th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Louise Brough beats fellow American Margaret duPont 10-8, 1-6, 10-8 for the second of 3 straight Wimbledon titles

  • 1950-07-08 57th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Louise Brough beats M duPont (6-1 3-6 6-1)
  • 1951-07-07 58th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Doris Hart beats Shirley Fry (6-1 6-0)
  • 1952-07-05 59th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Maureen Connolly beats L Brough (7-5 6-3)
  • 1953-07-04 60th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Maureen Connolly beats Doris Hart (8-6 7-5)
  • 1954-07-03 61st Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Maureen Connolly beats L Brough (6-2 7-5)
  • 1955-07-01 62nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Louise Brough beats fellow American Beverly Fleitz 7-5, 8-6 for her 4th Wimbledon singles title
  • 1956-07-07 63rd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Shirley Fry beats Angela Buxton (63 61)

Sport awardTennis Open

1957-07-06 64th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Althea Gibson beats Darlene Hard (6-3 6-2)

Tennis Player Darlene Hard
Tennis Player
Darlene Hard
  • 1958-07-05 65th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Althea Gibson beats A Mortimer (8-6 6-2)

Sport awardTennis Open

1959-07-04 66th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Maria Bueno beats Darlene Hard (6-4 6-3)

Tennis Champion Maria Bueno
Tennis Champion
Maria Bueno
Tennis Player Darlene Hard
Tennis Player
Darlene Hard
  • 1962-07-07 69th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Karen Susman beats Vera Sukova (6-4 6-4)

Sport awardTennis Open

1963-07-06 70th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Margaret Smith beats Billie Jean King (6-3 6-4)

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King

Sport awardTennis Open

1974-07-05 81st Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Chris Evert beats Olga Morzova (60 64)

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
  • 1975-07-04 82nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Billie Jean King beats Evonne Goolagong (60 61)
  • 1976-07-02 83rd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: American Chris Evert beats Evonne Goolagong Cawley of Australia 6-3, 4-6, 8-6 for second of 3 Wimbledon singles titles

Sport awardTennis Open

1977-07-01 84th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Hometown favourite Virginia Wade beats Betty Stove of the Netherlands 4-6, 6-3, 6-1

Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion Virginia Wade
Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion
Virginia Wade

Sport awardTennis Open

1978-07-07 85th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert (26 64 75)

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert

Sport awardTennis Open

1988-07-02 95th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Germany's Steffi Graf beats Martina Navratilova 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 for the third leg of her Golden Slam

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf

Sport awardTennis Open

1998-07-04 105th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Jana Novotná beats Nathalie Tauziat (6-4 7-6)

Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion Jana Novotna
Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion
Jana Novotna

Sport awardTennis Open

2000-07-09 107th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Venus Williams beats L Davenport (6-3 7-6)

Tennis Player Venus Williams
Tennis Player
Venus Williams

Sport awardTennis Open

2002-07-07 109th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats Venus Williams (7-6 6-3)

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
Tennis Player Venus Williams
Tennis Player
Venus Williams

Sport awardTennis Open

2004-07-04 111th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Maria Sharapova beats Serena Williams (6-1 6-4)

Tennis Player Maria Sharapova
Tennis Player
Maria Sharapova
Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams