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Overview of 2019 Wimbledon Championships

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The 2019 Wimbledon Championships was the 133rd edition ,a grass court major Championship was the 3rd Grand Slam tournament of the year after the “Australian open” and “French open”. It consists of men’s (singles and doubles), women’s (singles and doubles), mixed doubles.2019 Wimbledon Championships

The tournament took place at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom from 1st  July 2019 to 14 July 2019.

TitleWinnerRunner up
Men’s SinglesNovak Djokovic(Serbia)Roger federer(Switzerland)
Women’s SinglesSimona Halep(Romania)Serena Williams(United States of America)
Men’s DoublesJuan Sebastián Cabal (Colombia)
Robert Farah (Colombia)
Nicolas Mahut (France)
Édouard Roger-Vasselin (France)
Women’s DoublesHsieh Su-wei (Chinese Taipei)
Barbora Strýcová (Czech Republic )
Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada)
Xu Yifan (China)
Mixed DoublesIvan Dodig (Croatia)
Latisha Chan (Chinese Taipei)
Robert Lindstedt (Sweden)
Jeļena Ostapenko (Latvia)

i. This is Novak Djokovic’s 16th grand slam & 5th Wimbledon title & first player in the open era since 1948 to achieve this feat.
ii.The world Number.7 Simona  Halep becomes first Romanian player to reach senior Wimbledon singles final title. she beat 7-time Wimbledon champ&  23-time Grand Slam champion Serena to win maiden title with 6-2, 6-2 scores.
iii. The 16-year old teenager Shintaro Mochizuki became the first Japanese to win a junior boys’ Grand Slam title, beating Spain’s Carlos Gimeno Valero with 6-3 6-2 scores in the final.

Prize money:
i. The Wimbledon total prize money has increased for an 8th year in a row with was £ 38,000,000 for 2019.
ii. The winners of the men’s and women’s singles titles will earn £2.35m each, doubles was £540,000, mixed doubles £116,000, Wheelchair singles £46,000, wheelchair doubles £18000 and Invitation doubles £27,000.

2020 Wimbeldon:
Venue: All England Club in Wimbledon, London
Surface: Grass court
Date: 29th June  to 12th July 2020.

About Wimbeldon
The Wimbeldon championship is commonly known simply as Wimbledon, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world. It was first held in 1877. It was played on indoor grass courts and was part of the ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals ) World Tour, the WTA(Women’s Tennis Association )Tour, the ITF (International Tennis Federation) Junior tour and the NEC Tour.