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The 1961 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 ran from 26 June until 8 July.[1] It was the 75th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the third Grand Slam tennis event of 1961.

1961 Wimbledon Championships
Date26 June – 8 July
Edition75th
CategoryGrand Slam
SurfaceGrass
LocationChurch Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
VenueAll England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Rod Laver
Women's Singles
United Kingdom Angela Mortimer
Men's Doubles
Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Neale Fraser
Women's Doubles
United States Karen Hantze / United States Billie Jean Moffitt
Mixed Doubles
Australia Fred Stolle / Australia Lesley Turner
Boys' Singles
United States Clark Graebner
Girls' Singles
Soviet Union Galina Baksheeva
← 1960 · Wimbledon Championships · 1962 →

ChampionsEdit

SeniorsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Rod Laver defeated   Chuck McKinley, 6–3, 6–1, 6–4 [2]

Women's SinglesEdit

  Angela Mortimer defeated   Christine Truman, 4–6, 6–4, 7–5 [3]

Men's DoublesEdit

  Roy Emerson /   Neale Fraser defeated   Bob Hewitt /   Fred Stolle, 6–4, 6–8, 6–4, 6–8, 8–6 [4]

Women's DoublesEdit

  Karen Hantze /   Billie Jean Moffitt defeated   Jan Lehane /   Margaret Smith, 6–3, 6–4 [5]

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Fred Stolle /   Lesley Turner defeated   Robert Howe /   Edda Buding, 11–9, 6–2 [6]

JuniorsEdit

Boys' SinglesEdit

  Clark Graebner defeated   Ernst Blanke, 6–3, 9–7 [7]

Girls' SinglesEdit

  Galina Baksheeva defeated   Katherine Chabot, 6–4, 8–6 [8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2010 Wimbledon Compendium, by Alan Little (The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, London)
  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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