1957 Wimbledon Championships

The 1957 Wimbledon Championships took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The tournament was held from Monday 24 June until Saturday 6 July 1957.[1] It was the 71st staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1957. Lew Hoad and Althea Gibson won the singles titles.

1957 Wimbledon Championships
Date24 June – 6 July
Edition71st
CategoryGrand Slam
SurfaceGrass
LocationChurch Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
VenueAll England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Attendance272,125
Champions
Men's singles
Australia Lew Hoad
Women's singles
United States Althea Gibson
Men's doubles
United States Gardnar Mulloy / United States Budge Patty
Women's doubles
United States Althea Gibson / United States Darlene Hard
Mixed doubles
Australia Mervyn Rose / United States Darlene Hard
Boys' singles
United Kingdom Jimmy Tattersall
Girls' singles
United States Mimi Arnold
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ChampionsEdit

SeniorsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

  Lew Hoad defeated   Ashley Cooper, 6–2, 6–1, 6–2 [2]

Women's singlesEdit

  Althea Gibson defeated   Darlene Hard, 6–3, 6–2 [3]

Men's doublesEdit

  Gardnar Mulloy /   Budge Patty defeated   Neale Fraser /   Lew Hoad, 8–10, 6–4, 6–4, 6–4 [4]

Women's doublesEdit

  Althea Gibson /   Darlene Hard defeated   Mary Hawton /   Thelma Long, 6–1, 6–2 [5]

Mixed doublesEdit

  Mervyn Rose /   Darlene Hard defeated   Neale Fraser /   Althea Gibson, 6–4, 7–5 [6]

JuniorsEdit

Boys' singlesEdit

  Jimmy Tattersall defeated   Ivo Ribeiro, 6–2, 6–1 [7]

Girls' singlesEdit

  Mimi Arnold defeated   Rosie Reyes, 8–6, 6–2 [8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. p. 128. ISBN 978-1899039401.
  2. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  7. ^ "Boys' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  8. ^ "Girls' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.

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