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The 1976 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom.[1][2] The tournament was held from Monday 21 June until Saturday 3 July 1976.[3] It was the 90th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event of 1976. Björn Borg and Chris Evert won the singles title.

1976 Wimbledon Championships
Date21 June – 3 July
Edition90th
CategoryGrand Slam
Draw128S / 64D
Prize money£157,740
SurfaceGrass
LocationChurch Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
VenueAll England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Sweden Björn Borg
Women's Singles
United States Chris Evert
Men's Doubles
United States Brian Gottfried / Mexico Raúl Ramírez
Women's Doubles
United States Chris Evert / United States Martina Navratilova
Mixed Doubles
Australia Tony Roche / France Françoise Dürr
Boys' Singles
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
Girls' Singles
Soviet Union Natasha Chmyreva
← 1975 · Wimbledon Championships · 1977 →

Prize moneyEdit

The total prize money for 1976 championships was £157,740. The winner of the men's title earned £12,500 while the women's singles champion earned £10,000.[3][4]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £12,500 £7,000 £3,000 £1,500 £1,100 £500 £300 £150
Women's Singles £10,000 £5,600 £2,400 £1,200 £600 £300 £200 £150
Men's Doubles * £3,000 £1,500 £1,000 £500 £250 £0 £0 N/A
Women's Doubles * £2,400 £1,200 £500 £250 £125 £0 £0 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £1,000 £500 £300 £200 £100 £0 £0 N/A

* per team

ChampionsEdit

SeniorsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Björn Borg defeated   Ilie Năstase, 6–4, 6–2, 9–7 [5]

Women's SinglesEdit

  Chris Evert defeated   Evonne Goolagong Cawley, 6–3, 4–6, 8–6 [6]

Men's DoublesEdit

  Brian Gottfried /   Raúl Ramírez defeated   Ross Case /   Geoff Masters, 3–6, 6–3, 8–6, 2–6, 7–5 [7]

Women's DoublesEdit

  Chris Evert /   Martina Navratilova defeated   Billie Jean King /   Betty Stöve, 6–1, 3–6, 7–5 [8]

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Tony Roche /   Françoise Dürr defeated   Dick Stockton /   Rosie Casals, 6–3, 2–6, 7–5 [9]

JuniorsEdit

Boys' SinglesEdit

  Heinz Günthardt defeated   Peter Elter, 6–4, 7–5 [10]

Girls' SinglesEdit

  Natasha Chmyreva defeated   Marise Kruger, 6–3, 2–6, 6–1 [11]

Singles seedsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 422, 432. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. pp. 384, 385. ISBN 0007117078.
  3. ^ a b Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. pp. 129, 327–334. ISBN 978-1899039401.
  4. ^ "About Wimbledon – Prize Money and Finance". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Gentlemen's Singles Finals 1877-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Ladies' Singles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  7. ^ "Gentlemen's Doubles Finals 1884-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Ladies' Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  9. ^ "Mixed Doubles Finals 1913-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  10. ^ "Boys' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  11. ^ "Girls' Singles Finals 1947-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 13 August 2017.

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