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The 2002 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament played on grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London in England.[1][2] It was the 116th edition of the Wimbledon Championships and were held from 24 June to 7 July 2002. It was the third Grand Slam tennis event of the year.

2002 Wimbledon Championships
Date24 June – 7 July
Edition116th
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
Draw128S/64D/64XD
Prize money£8,825,320
SurfaceGrass
LocationChurch Road
SW19, Wimbledon,
London, United Kingdom
VenueAll England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Lleyton Hewitt
Women's Singles
United States Serena Williams
Men's Doubles
Sweden Jonas Björkman / Australia Todd Woodbridge
Women's Doubles
United States Serena Williams / United States Venus Williams
Mixed Doubles
India Mahesh Bhupathi / Russia Elena Likhovtseva
Boys' Singles
Australia Todd Reid
Girls' Singles
Russia Vera Dushevina
Boys' Doubles
Romania Florin Mergea / Romania Horia Tecău
Girls' Doubles
Belgium Elke Clijsters / Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová
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Goran Ivanišević did not defend his title this year. Lleyton Hewitt, the World No.1, defeated David Nalbandian in the final in straight sets to win his second Grand Slam title and first Wimbledon title. He became the first Australian since Pat Cash in 1987 to win Wimbledon. Venus Williams was unsuccessful in her title defence, being defeated in the final by her younger sister Serena in the women's final.

Prize moneyEdit

The total prize money for 2002 championships was £8,825,320. The winner of the men's title earned £525,000 while the women's singles champion earned £486,000.[3][4]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles £525,000
Women's Singles £486,000
Men's Doubles * £210,000 N/A
Women's Doubles * £194,250 N/A
Mixed Doubles * £88,500 N/A

* per team

ChampionsEdit

SeniorsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Lleyton Hewitt defeated   David Nalbandian, 6–1, 6–3, 6–2 [5]

  • It was Hewitt's 4th title of the year, and his 16th overall. It was his 2nd career Grand Slam title, and his 1st Wimbledon title.

Women's SinglesEdit

  Serena Williams defeated   Venus Williams, 7–6(7-4), 6–3 [6]

  • It was Serena's 5th title of the year, and her 16th overall. It was her 3rd career Grand Slam title, and her 1st Wimbledon title.

Men's DoublesEdit

  Jonas Björkman /   Todd Woodbridge defeated   Mark Knowles /   Daniel Nestor, 6–1, 6–2, 6–7(7-9), 7–5 [7]

Women's DoublesEdit

  Serena Williams /   Venus Williams defeated   Virginia Ruano Pascual /   Paola Suárez, 6–2, 7–5 [8]

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Mahesh Bhupathi /   Elena Likhovtseva defeated   Kevin Ullyett /   Daniela Hantuchová, 6–2, 1–6, 6–1 [9]

JuniorsEdit

Boys' SinglesEdit

  Todd Reid defeated   Lamine Ouahab, 7–6(7-5), 6–4 [10]

Girls' SinglesEdit

  Vera Dushevina defeated   Maria Sharapova, 4–6, 6–1, 6–2 [11]

Boys' DoublesEdit

  Florin Mergea /   Horia Tecău defeated   Brian Baker /   Rajeev Ram, 6–4, 4–6, 6–4 [12]

Girls' DoublesEdit

  Elke Clijsters /   Barbora Strýcová defeated   Ally Baker /   Anna-Lena Grönefeld, 6–4, 5–7, 8–6 [13]

Singles seedsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.
  3. ^ Little, Alan (2013). Wimbledon Compendium 2013 (23 ed.). London: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. p. 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.
  12. ^ "Boys' Doubles Finals 1982-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  13. ^ "Girls' Doubles Finals 1982-2017". wimbledon.com. Wimbledon Championships. Retrieved 5 December 2017.

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